(November 2016)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
4.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year
On-sale date:
2016-09-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library; Archie 75 Years
Barcode:
762816469517 27211
Editing:
?
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title: Archie Comics Double Digest
Indicia title: Archie (Comics) Double Digest


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Galvan (signed)
Inks:
Bill Galvan (signed)
Colors:
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:
Keywords:
cauldron; Halloween; vampire; witch

[Download the All New App!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Giving Up the Ghost (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited); Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Carmody; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica and Reggie turn one wing of the Lodge Mansion into a Haunted House.
Reprints:
Keywords:
costume party; ghost; Halloween; Haunted House

Monster Mash (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Rose (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Irby; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie is raking yards to make money to buy a Halloween costume.
Keywords:
costume contest; Halloween

Gory Story (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Ludwig
Synopsis:
Archie makes a documentary about two strange visitors to the Riverdale Monster Museum.
Reprints:
Keywords:
vampire

Prowling Peril (Part 1) (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
Arch Andrevitch [Archie Andrews]; Flunky [Jughead Jones]
Synopsis:
In olden days in Transfertrania, a servant is bitten by a gypsy's wolf cub and turns into a werewolf at night. He doesn't attack people, he just eats all their food.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gypsy; werewolf

Indexer Notes

The Archie characters in a gothic-style story. No logo on the story, which is in two parts.

The Prowling Peril (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
Arch Andrevitch [Archie Andrews]; Flunky [Jughead Jones]; Big Enchilada [Ethel Muggs]
Synopsis:
Big Enchilada knows that Flunky is the werewolf, but when the three eat dinner together, Flunky loses his appetite and the curse is broken.
Reprints:
Keywords:
catwoman; gypsy; werewolf

Indexer Notes

First part says "Prowling Peril." This part says "The Prowling Peril."

Shadow of Doubt (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead make shadow puppets.
Reprints:

Archie on the Road (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Cross out the letters to find the secret message.
Reprints:

Money Honey (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is trying to loosen up Archie's money.
Reprints:

[Superman Adventures] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Price Advice (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie discovers that Pop has raised his prices.
Reprints:

[Archie #588] (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Galvan (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Morelli ?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Jared McGerk; Mr. Weatherbee
Reprints:
Keywords:
photographs; school year books

Freshman Year Part 2 of 5 (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Batton Lash (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee [Waldo Weatherbee]; Ms. Phlips (cameo); Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jared McGerk (first appearance); Mr. Andrews [Fred Andrews]; Ms. Grundy (Geraldine Grundy); Reggie Mantle; Prof. Flutesnoot [Elmer Benjamin Flutesnoot] (cameo); Ms. Haggly [Martha Haggly] (cameo); Coach Kleats (cameo); Pencilneck G (first appearance); Pop Tate (cameo); Mrs. Andrews [Mary Andrews]; Mrs. Jones [Gladys Jones]; Jughead Jones; Mr. Jones [Forsythe P. Jones II]; Ms. Pacer [Patti Pacer]; Samir [full name unknown] (possible first appearance); Moose Mason; Midge Klump (image only); Nancy Woods; Superintendent Haverhill (first appearance); Frankie Valdez (cameo); Mr. Lodge [Hiram Lodge] (cameo); Mr. Cooper [Hal Cooper] (cameo); Mrs. Cooper [Alice Cooper] (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie's freshman year at Riverdale High soon finds him in trouble with both the principal, Mr. Weatherbee, and a gang of bullies led by Jared McGerk. He's also making new friends, while Weatherbee seems to be making a new foe in the person of Superintendent Haverhill.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bully; homecoming

Indexer Notes

First appearances and full names are cited to the best of the indexer's ability.

[Archie #12] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Scary Movie (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie likes to take Betty to horror movies because she stays close to him out of fright.
Reprints:
Keywords:
horror movies

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Jughead #9] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Coach Approach (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Bill Ivins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats is hard pressed to tell Archie what he did right during the game.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Betty & Veronica #2] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Uptight Foresight (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica overhear Archie in Mr. Weatherbee's office, sounding like he's telling the principal off.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Admission Impossible (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie feels inadequate compared to Veronica's rich suitors.
Reprints:

The Hideaway (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks:
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie doesn't want to see Jughead or Betty.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first panel of page 3 appears to be relettered.

Hate Affair (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks:
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie isn't too worried when Reggie takes Veronica out driving; she appreciates him more after a date with Reggie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
broken axle; puddle; sports car

That Certain Uncertainty (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
After a couple bad decisions Archie has become undecided on everything.
Reprints:

Remodel Ruckus! (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred and Archie try to remodel the bathroom.
Keywords:
home remodeling

On Your Toes (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie causes a mess with Pop Tate's new gumball machine.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gumball machine

What's the Story (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
After accidentally standing up the girls, Archie and Reggie try to concoct a good cover story.
Reprints:

Cat-Astrophe (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Sandy; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie has a series of misadventures involving cats.
Reprints:

Kidding Around! (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Rex W. Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica is jealous when she meets the pretty older sister of the boy Archie is mentoring.
Reprints:

Role Extoll (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie does Betty's household chores so she will have time to fix his jalopy.
Reprints:

Getting Canned (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Morganstern; Matt; Mrs. Snyder
Synopsis:
Everything goes wrong for Archie while working in a supermarket.
Reprints:

Kitty Ditty (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie puts his date with Veronica on hold to help Betty look for her lost cat.
Reprints:

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Haunted House on Halloween Hill (Table of Contents: 33)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Little Veronica; Little Reggie; Little Jughead; Little Betty; Fred Andrews; Dexter Taylor; Miss Beazly
Synopsis:
A mad scientist named Dexter creates a monster that looks exactly like the costume Mr. Weatherbee is wearing for Halloween.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Halloween; haunted house; mad scientist; trick or treat

Indexer Notes

Dexter has no last name in the story but his henchman makes a few cracks about him being a former cartoonist so presumably Dexter Taylor put himself into the story.

The Award (Table of Contents: 34)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Little Reggie
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats has a full season of football without an accident until Little Archie injures him during an award dinner.
Keywords:
football

[Graphic Novel Library Sale] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Handy Andy (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie vents to Pop about the state of the world.
Reprints:

Slight Plight (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Smithers
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge won't let Archie in the house but he will allow a stray dog in the house.
Reprints:

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Mess Distress (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy ?; Tim Kennedy ?
Inks:
Ken Selig
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's room needs to be organized.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Not sure if penciler is Pat or Tim Kennedy.

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Welcome to the New Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The House on Oak Street Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopolous (credited)
Pencils:
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Tinker; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gets a riddle to solve from Mr. Tinker and investigates an old house based on the riddle. He ends up staying overnight in the house when a door jams shut.
Reprints:
Keywords:
haunted house

The House on Oak Street Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopolous (credited)
Pencils:
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Tinker; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie discovers the connection between Mr. Tinker and the old house, and stages a charity dance to help Mr. Tinker.
Reprints:
Keywords:
haunted house

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Download the All New App!]
  3. 2. Giving Up the Ghost
    Archie
  4. 3. Monster Mash
    Archie
  5. 4. Gory Story
    Archie
  6. 5. Prowling Peril (Part 1)
  7. 6. The Prowling Peril (Part 2)
  8. 7. Shadow of Doubt
    Archie
  9. 8. Archie on the Road
  10. 9. Money Honey
    Archie
  11. 10. [Superman Adventures]
    Diamond Select
  12. 11. Price Advice
    Jughead
  13. 12. [Archie #588]
    Archie
  14. 13. Freshman Year Part 2 of 5
    Archie
  15. 14. [Archie #12]
  16. 15. Scary Movie
    Archie
  17. 16. [Jughead #9]
  18. 17. Coach Approach
    Archie
  19. 18. [Betty & Veronica #2]
  20. 19. Uptight Foresight
    Archie
  21. 20. Admission Impossible
    Archie
  22. 21. The Hideaway
    Archie
  23. 22. Hate Affair
    Archie
  24. 23. That Certain Uncertainty
    Archie
  25. 24. Remodel Ruckus!
    Archie
  26. 25. On Your Toes
    Archie
  27. 26. What's the Story
    Archie
  28. 27. Cat-Astrophe
    Archie
  29. 28. Kidding Around!
    Archie
  30. 29. Role Extoll
    Archie
  31. 30. Getting Canned
    Archie
  32. 31. Kitty Ditty
    Archie
  33. 32. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  34. 33. The Haunted House on Halloween Hill
    Little Archie
  35. 34. The Award
    Little Archie
  36. 35. [Graphic Novel Library Sale]
  37. 36. Handy Andy
    Archie
  38. 37. Slight Plight
    Archie
  39. 38. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  40. 39. Mess Distress
    Archie
  41. 40. [Welcome to the New Riverdale]
  42. 41. The House on Oak Street Chapter 1
    Archie
  43. 42. The House on Oak Street Chapter 2
    Archie
  44. 43. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  45. 44. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  46. 45. [Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff]
  47. 46. [Riverdale]
    CW
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