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Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
260
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2016-11-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library; Archie 75 Years
Barcode
762816469517 27411
Editing
?
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[The New Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

As in Olden Days (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
James Gartler (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited); Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie thinks Christmas has become too much about gifts and not enough about what the season is really about, goodwill towards men.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Locket Lunacy (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie accidentally mixes up the Christmas presents he got Veronica and Ethel, giving Ethel an expensive locket meant for Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Oh Christmas Tree! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; unnamed kids; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; S. Claus
Synopsis
Archie's car breaks down after he buys a Christmas tree outside of town. He trades his tree with some needy kids and gets a ride from Santa Claus who gives him a new tree.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas tree; Santa Claus

All I Want for Xmas Is.... (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie's Christmas Stocking / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Jingles; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Jingles the magic Christmas elf comes to Riverdale to visit the gang. He shows the kids his new computer that keeps track of everyone's wishes. But he falls asleep while inputting wishes, and the gang get their wishes swapped.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Kissing Game (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Valerie; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie can't find the right place to hang the mistletoe for his Christmas party.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; mistletoe

[Batphone Vinyl Bank] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Christmas Time! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Find out what Archie wants for Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Santa

[Archie #590] (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Pencilneck G; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Andrews [Fred Andrews]; Mrs. Andrews [Mary Andrews]; Betty Cooper; Zane Zappen; Chuck Clayton; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
pencils; photographs

Freshman Year Part 4 of 5 (Table of Contents: 10)

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
Ms. Haggly [Martha Haggly] (see notes); Ms. Grundy [Geraldine Grundy]; Prof. Flutesnoot [Elmer Benjamin Flutesnoot]; Mr. Burrows [Sam Burrows] (cameo); Mr. Andrews [Fred Andrews]; Mrs. Andrews [Mary Andrews]; Shrevy [the Lodges' chauffeur]; Mr. Lodge [Hiram Lodge]; Mrs. Jones [Gladys Jones]; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pencilneck G; Zane Zappen (first appearance); Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper [Hal Cooper] (cameo); Mrs. Cooper [Alice Cooper]; Ms. Flores [Jackie Flores]; Mr. Weatherbee [Waldo Weatherbee]; Jughead Jones; Mr. Nee [Bill Nee]; Connie [full name unknown] (first appearance); Penelope [full name unknown] (first appearance); Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs (cameo); Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Moose Mason; Ms. Kandinsky (possible first appearance; cameo); Greger (cameo)
Synopsis
While his parents get an earful about him at parent-teacher night, Archie finds his plans to study at home interrupted by visitors, visitors, and more visitors. Archie meets Chuck, Moose approaches Midge, and Ethel gets ditched by Jughead for the first time.
Reprints
Keywords
motorcycle gang

Indexer Notes

Ms. Haggly's first name is revealed as Martha in this issue.

[Archie #14] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Phone-itis (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie can't afford a cell phone.
Reprints
Keywords
cell phone

[Jughead #11] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's the information you wanted, sir!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
Archie gives the wrong information to Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

[Josie and the Pussycats #2] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Goal Toll (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead get kicked off the basketball team.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Fruit Salad (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to get Archie to eat more fruit.
Reprints
Keywords
fruit

Savings Bond! (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to take his birthday card money to the bank but ends up spending it before he gets there.
Reprints
Keywords
pantomime

Quiet Riot (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Fred try to be quiet so Mary can sleep in on a Saturday morning.
Reprints

Pigskin Problems (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Joe Nevada
Synopsis
Wanting to get the boys away from football for a day, Veronica and Midge take them to a cabin in the woods but they run into former pro quarterback Joe Nevada.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Indexer Notes

Joe Nevada is a parody of Joe Namath.

Video Deja Vu (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
When Veronica expresses her frustration over the male orientation of arcade video games, Mr. Lodge takes her and Betty to his video game company to get their input on making female oriented games.
Reprints
Keywords
video game

No Dough (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the Words puzzle.

Credits form the index of the original issue, no credits listed in this digest.

Dream Theme (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The good part of Reggie's dream is that Betty and Veronica were in a race with Archie as the prize. The bad part is that they both refused to run.
Reprints
Keywords
Dream

Big Mouth (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie gets angry when he thinks that Archie and the gang are keeping secrets from him until he finds out that they are planning a surprise party.
Reprints

Drip Drip Drip (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred hears a dripping sound and searches for the leak in the house's plumbing.
Reprints
Keywords
plumbing

Chic Pic Horror (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica is all excited about a new romantic movie but Archie is dreading its arrival.
Reprints

Tape Caper (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Coach Clayton; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Coach Clayton shows the team their game that Archie video taped, but Archie filmed cute girls in the stands as much as he filmed the game.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Gym Dandy (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Betty join a health club on a two for one special. But each one finds the competition for the attention of the other one too much to bear.
Reprints
Keywords
exercise; gym; health club

The Fame Game (Table of Contents: 29)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Richard Maurizio (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones]
Synopsis
Archie dreams of being a successful solo rock star and leaving the Archies behind.
Reprints

Foot-Loose (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Dr. Smith; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie sprains his ankle and has to be on crutches for three weeks.
Reprints

Not So Great Debate (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are assigned opposite positions in a classroom debate. Secretly they agree that the winner will accompany Archie to Friday night's concert.
Reprints

The Executive (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie has a job carrying a sandwich board sign but Veronica thinks he needs a more prestigious sign.
Reprints
Keywords
sandwich board

Are You Game? (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
With the power out, Archie and his parents decide to play a board game.
Reprints

We, the Jury (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
In a mock trial, Betty accuses Veronica of trying to steal Archie's affections. The jury of girls decides in favor of neither girl because they all want their own chance with Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
jury; trial

Off the Wall (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets a job as a mall security guard and tracks down the person who has been writing on the walls in the mall.
Reprints
Keywords
graffiti; security guard

Verve to Conserve (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr. (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Smithers; Gaston
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are giving Mr. Lodge's house a free energy survey.
Reprints
Keywords
energy conservation

Hair Today and... (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Beazly; Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie accidentally destroys Svenson's toupee.
Reprints
Keywords
toupee

Two Tense! (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred and Archie try to find a new hobby they can enjoy together.

Hooray for Homework (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Juanita; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie first helps Juanita with her homework, then helps Betty and finally helps Veronica, making for a late night of studying.
Reprints

Have a Nice Day? (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie thinks he's going to have one of those days where everything goes wrong.
Reprints

Rain Pain (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie bundles up in rain gear to go to Veronica's in a downpour. When he gets there he finds she now has an enclosed pool and wants him to go swimming.
Reprints
Keywords
rain; swimming pool; umbrella

The Expert (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; The Widow Weber
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie for advice in his courting of the Widow Weber.
Reprints

Trouble in Store (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred thinks Mary spends too much on groceries and that he can do a better job using coupons but soon learns the truth.

The Peace Negotiator (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate (cameo); Cousin Jerry
Synopsis
Archie tries to patch up the relationship between Mr. Lodge and his cousin Jerry.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball cards; diplomacy; feud; reunion; snowman

Sweeping Beauties (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred hires a group of house keepers to come clean the house before his cousins stop by on a surprise visit.
Reprints

Career Daze (Table of Contents: 46)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
It is Career Day but nobody wants Archie to watch them for the day and keep passing him off to somebody else.
Reprints

Putting in His Two Dollars (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Fred gives Archie a two dollar bill and tells him to try to go all week without spending it.
Reprints

[Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Christmas Report (Table of Contents: 49)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie; Pop Tate; Spotty; Mr. O'Malley; Mr. Adams; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
While delivering papers Archie discovers that a fake Santa Claus is robbing the newspaper office.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; newspaper; paper boy

By the Book (Table of Contents: 50)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Reggie; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Little Archie accidentally glues Mr. Weatherbee to his chair.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Dream (Table of Contents: 52)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Santa Claus; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is on the slightly naughty list and receives his gift from Santa.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; gift; list; present; robe

Indexer Notes

Archie's address is given as 123 Elm Street.

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

Merry Kiss Miss (Table of Contents: 53)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Kathleen Webb
Inks
Bill Webb, Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wants Betty to stop kissing Archie under Veronica's mistletoe.
Reprints
Keywords
mistletoe

Indexer Notes

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

[Graphic Novel Library Sale] (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

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Cool Yule (Table of Contents: 55)

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Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica spots Archie buying her gift. Ethel shows Archie her gift from Jughead. Jughead rings for the Salvation Army from a sheltered spot.
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Indexer Notes

This is a collection of three two-panel gags rather than a continuous story.

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

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Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Santa Claus; Timothy the giant elf; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Santa dispatches an elf to Riverdale to help Reggie do a good deed.
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Keywords
car; cartoon; Christmas; naughty list; nice list

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Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Gaskill
Synopsis
Archie and his dad get caught up in a Christmas decorating competition with a neighbor and nearly miss out on the true spirit of the season.
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Christmas

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  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The New Riverdale]
  3. 2. As in Olden Days
    Archie
  4. 3. Locket Lunacy
    Archie
  5. 4. Oh Christmas Tree!
    Archie
  6. 5. All I Want for Xmas Is....
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  7. 6. Kissing Game
    Archie
  8. 7. [Batphone Vinyl Bank]
    Diamond Select
  9. 8. Christmas Time!
    Archie
  10. 9. [Archie #590]
    Archie
  11. 10. Freshman Year Part 4 of 5
    Archie
  12. 11. [Archie #14]
  13. 12. Phone-itis
    Archie
  14. 13. [Jughead #11]
  15. 14. ["Here's the information you wanted, sir!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  16. 15. [Josie and the Pussycats #2]
  17. 16. Goal Toll
    Archie
  18. 17. Fruit Salad
    Archie
  19. 18. Savings Bond!
    Archie
  20. 19. Quiet Riot
    Archie
  21. 20. Pigskin Problems
    Archie
  22. 21. Video Deja Vu
    Archie
  23. 22. No Dough
    Archie
  24. 23. Dream Theme
    Archie
  25. 24. Big Mouth
    Archie
  26. 25. Drip Drip Drip
    Archie
  27. 26. Chic Pic Horror
    Archie
  28. 27. Tape Caper
    Archie
  29. 28. Gym Dandy
    Archie
  30. 29. The Fame Game
    The Archies
  31. 30. Foot-Loose
    Archie
  32. 31. Not So Great Debate
    Archie
  33. 32. The Executive
    Archie
  34. 33. Are You Game?
    Archie
  35. 34. We, the Jury
    Archie and the Gang
  36. 35. Off the Wall
    Archie
  37. 36. Verve to Conserve
    Archie
  38. 37. Hair Today and...
    Archie
  39. 38. Two Tense!
    Archie
  40. 39. Hooray for Homework
    Archie
  41. 40. Have a Nice Day?
    Archie
  42. 41. Rain Pain
    Archie
  43. 42. The Expert
    Archie
  44. 43. Trouble in Store
    Archie
  45. 44. The Peace Negotiator
    Archie
  46. 45. Sweeping Beauties
    Archie
  47. 46. Career Daze
    Archie
  48. 47. Putting in His Two Dollars
    Archie
  49. 48. [Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff]
  50. 49. A Christmas Report
    Little Archie
  51. 50. By the Book
    Little Archie
  52. 51. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  53. 52. The Dream
    Archie
  54. 53. Merry Kiss Miss
    Betty and Veronica
  55. 54. [Graphic Novel Library Sale]
  56. 55. Cool Yule
    Archie and Friends
  57. 56. [Welcome to the New Riverdale]
  58. 57. The Good Deed
    Archie
  59. 58. An Award Winning Christmas
    Archie
  60. 59. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  61. 60. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  62. 61. [The Best of Archie Comics Deluxe Edition]
  63. 62. [Riverdale]
    CW
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