(November 2016)

Archie, 2011 Series
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4.99 USD
Pages
164
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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.
Reprints
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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