(2017)

Archie, 2016 Series
Price
19.99 USD
Pages
420
On-sale Date
2017-10-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library; Archie 75 Years
ISBN
978-1-68255-938-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781682559383 51999
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Issue Notes

Deluxe Edition (hardcover)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deluxe Edition
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Over 400 pages of classic comics of the past 75 years.

[Archie's Taxi Service] (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana (signed)
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; The Riverdale High principal (probably NOT Mr. Weatherbee)
Synopsis
Archie's jalopy is costing too much, so Archie offers to make it a taxi service. He picks up a man at the train station and while trying to shortcut, ends up on a road to the country. Bad things happen to the man and when Archie's jalopy is hit by a train, they end up walking 17 miles to Riverdale. When Archie goes to school the next day, he finds out that the man is the new principal.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Archie's jalopy.

[Daily Newspaper Strips] (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana (signed)
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Panel gags that were published in daily newspapers in 1946.

Goat Radio (Table of Contents: 3)

Super Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Fagaly (credited)
Pencils
Al Fagaly (credited)
Inks
Al Fagaly (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Uncle Sam; Fauntleroy
Synopsis
A goat swallows Super Duck's new radio.
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No Body's Dummy (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Joe; Henry; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie gets a dressmaker's dummy for Veronica's sewing class, but several people mistake the manikin for a real girl, which leads to lots of problems.
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Indexer Notes

In the book Archie: His First 50 Years (Abbeville Press, 1991), author Charles Phillips describes this story as "possibly the funniest (Archie) story to appear during the 1940s."

Pencil credits from World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #51.

Sir Walter Wilkin (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur; Laurie; Muscles; Red
Synopsis
Laurie gets mad when Wilbur doesn't protect her honor when Muscles insults her.
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Horizontal Heroes (Table of Contents: 6)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger; Ickky
Synopsis
The football coach sends Ickky to spy on the opposing team's practice.
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Keywords
football

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #256.

All Keyed Up! (Table of Contents: 7)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob White (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Bob White (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat the Brat; Oswald
Synopsis
Pat has adventures with locks.
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Chapter One: Venus Bound! (Table of Contents: 8)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana (signed)
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Moonlings; Professor Thimk; Astra; Dog JoJo; Oog; Prime Moonister; The Gillywump from the Dark Side of the Moon; Orbi
Synopsis
Cosmo and Orbi are marooned on the moon with the Moonlings (all named Oog), when Professor Thimk, Astra, and the dog JoJo arrive from Mars to rescue them. But first they have to go to Venus. Two Moonlings and the Gillywump from the Dark Side of the Moon stow away for the trip to Venus.
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Chapter Two: Trouble For Orbi! (Table of Contents: 9)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Professor Thimk; Astra; Jojo; Moonlings; Gillywump; Venusian Monster
Synopsis
The crew arrives on Venus, and discovers that small volcanoes cause the gaseous cloud around the planet. Cosmo, Orbi, and Astra unknowingly sit on a sleeping Venusian monster, who wakes up and kidnaps Orbi.
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Chapter Three: To The Rescue! (Table of Contents: 10)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Astra; Professor Thimk; Moonlings; Gillywump
Synopsis
When Cosmo tells Professor Thimk about Orbi's kidnapping, the group goes looking for him and Astra falls into a crevice.
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Chapter Four: A Slap-Happy Ending! (Table of Contents: 11)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Astra; Professor Thimk; Moonlings; Gillywump; Venusian Monsters
Synopsis
A Venusian Monster helps Astra out of the crevice, and Orbi tells the crew that a short circuit in his helmet has caused the monsters to become afraid of him. The story ends with the monsters taking the crew to meet the queen.
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[Costume Ball] (Table of Contents: 12)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; K.O.
Synopsis
Katy tries to decide what to wear to a costume ball.
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Son of Hercules Chapter 1: Pardon My Power (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead concocts a formula that gives him super-strength.
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Indexer Notes

Inking credit from The Best of Archie Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #2.

Son of Hercules Chapter 2: Juggie the Juggernaut (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When the coach finds out about Jughead's new strength he wants Jughead to join the football team.
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Keywords
football

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from The Best of Archie Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #2.

Son of Hercules Chapter 3: Time Out for Trouble (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
The rival football team stuffs Jughead full of hamburgers before the big game.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from The Best of Archie Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #2.

Son of Hercules Chapter 4: Touchdown (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead's super strength wears off just before the big football game.
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Keywords
football

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from The Best of Archie Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #2.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Deluxe Edition"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Archie's Taxi Service]
    Archie
  3. 2. [Daily Newspaper Strips]
    Archie
  4. 3. Goat Radio
    Super Duck
  5. 4. No Body's Dummy
    Archie
  6. 5. Sir Walter Wilkin
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Horizontal Heroes
    Ginger
  8. 7. All Keyed Up!
    Pat the Brat
  9. 8. Chapter One: Venus Bound!
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  10. 9. Chapter Two: Trouble For Orbi!
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  11. 10. Chapter Three: To The Rescue!
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  12. 11. Chapter Four: A Slap-Happy Ending!
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  13. 12. [Costume Ball]
    Katy Keene
  14. 13. Son of Hercules Chapter 1: Pardon My Power
    Jughead
  15. 14. Son of Hercules Chapter 2: Juggie the Juggernaut
    Jughead
  16. 15. Son of Hercules Chapter 3: Time Out for Trouble
    Jughead
  17. 16. Son of Hercules Chapter 4: Touchdown
    Jughead
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