(January 2018)

Archie, 2017 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
2017-11-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816649513 00211
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
digest
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy Burger-mas, Jughead!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas wreath

[Riverdale Volume One] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Jingles' Jangled! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Jingles; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Sugarplum
Synopsis
Sugarplum has taken Jingles' powers so he is forced to stay with Archie and Jughead.
Reprints

An Old Fashioned Christmas (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead, dressed up as Santa and his reindeer, get a flat tire on the way to the Lodges' Christmas party. They stop to use the phone at an orphaned children's home and decide to celebrate there instead.
Reprints
Keywords
children; Christmas; flat tire; gift; present; reindeer; Santa Claus

That Ol' Holiday Spirit! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
After falling on the ice, Archie is too sore to help his parents with the Christmas tree. But he can find the energy to help both Betty and Veronica with theirs.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree

Santa's Li'l Helpers (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Santa Claus [Barnaby Lumpkin]; kids
Synopsis
Betty has a job assisting a mall Santa Claus who has grown cynical. Christmas these days, he says, is all about money, and he does the job just for the money. When he loses his wallet, and two kids return it, he sees the error of his ways.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; holiday

Indexer Notes

Color and lettering credits from GCD record at Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine # 21.

Buried Treasures (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead search Archie's room for a hockey stick.
Reprints

A Class Act (Table of Contents: 7)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John Workman (credited
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Characters
Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Dilton scores so well on the standardized test that he can graduate two years early from high school.
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[It's Good to Be the King!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select; Kingdom Hearts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Art Dart (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The girls are in a classroom with "art class" on the door and notice that Reggie has taken up painting. After Betty mentions this, Reggie says that if they can't say anything nice, then they shouldn't say anything at all. The girls are silent for the next two panels, and in the last panel, Reggie is begging them to say something.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Reprints

More Than Just a Box (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie Babies / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Kunkel (credited)
Pencils
Art Mawhinney (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Matt Herms (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Blossum; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Fangs Fogerty
Synopsis
The Archie Babies use an old refrigerator box as a plaything and imagine going on adventures.

[20% Off All Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Archie's Holiday Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Big Wheel (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle [Reginald Mantle III]; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is impressed with Reggie's roller skating, while Archie is not.
Reprints

Late Date (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is late for his date with Veronica, but not as late as she is.
Reprints

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Sporty Spender (Table of Contents: 17)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie takes Betty to a very expensive restaurant.
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Reggie Presents: Loony Lockers (Table of Contents: 19)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
A look at various students lockers.
Reprints

Two For Teenese (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie tells Betty about Mr. Weatherbee's "teenese," the method of getting people to do what you want without directly ordering them to do it.
Reprints
Keywords
handball

Indexer Notes

This and "Too Much Love" are early examples of how stories in this title began shifting toward portraying a more romantic relationship between Archie and Betty, a response to readers who wanted to see her get Archie more often.

The Quiet Man (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie is late for school. Mr. Weatherbee says nothing, but stands by and watches as Archie manages to hurt himself over and over again.
Reprints

Laugh! These Are the Jokes! (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie and Me / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie to teach him how to tell a joke.
Reprints

Party Criminals (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
When Mr. Lodge forbids Archie from coming to a party at the mansion he goes in disguise and helps capture two criminals.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting of this story in Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #21, no credits printed in this digest.

It's Car-azy (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge oozes with worry when Veronica uses the Bentley to drive to a store.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

The All-seeing Eye! (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Someone has been stealing Jughead's snacks and he hopes the temporary tattoo of a third eye on his forehead will help him catch the thief.
Reprints

The Hang-up (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel tries to help Betty get over her attraction to Archie.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Don't Mind Me (Table of Contents: 29)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mark McKenna (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Professor Flutesnoot; Susan
Synopsis
Dilton wants to meet the new girl in study hall.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

Branching Out (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Waldo Weatherbee; Elmer Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead replace Coach Kleats Christmas tree, first with a larger one then with a very small one.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree

Cancellation (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is forced to cancel Christmas vacation.
Reprints

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

[Read it all on the Archie App.] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Happy Burger-mas, Jughead!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Riverdale Volume One]
  3. 2. Jingles' Jangled!
    Archie
  4. 3. An Old Fashioned Christmas
    Archie
  5. 4. That Ol' Holiday Spirit!
    Archie
  6. 5. Santa's Li'l Helpers
    Betty
  7. 6. Buried Treasures
    Archie
  8. 7. A Class Act
    Dilton
  9. 8. [It's Good to Be the King!]
    Diamond Select; Kingdom Hearts
  10. 9. Art Dart
    Reggie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Babies
  12. 11. More Than Just a Box
    Archie Babies
  13. 12. [20% Off All Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  14. 13. [Archie's Holiday Bundle Pack]
  15. 14. The Big Wheel
    Archie
  16. 15. Late Date
    Archie
  17. 16. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  18. 17. Sporty Spender
    Reggie
  19. 18. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  20. 19. Reggie Presents: Loony Lockers
    Reggie
  21. 20. Two For Teenese
    Betty and Me
  22. 21. The Quiet Man
    Archie and Me
  23. 22. Laugh! These Are the Jokes!
    Archie and Me
  24. 23. Party Criminals
    Archie
  25. 24. It's Car-azy
    Archie
  26. 25. [Subscribe Today!]
  27. 26. The All-seeing Eye!
    Jughead
  28. 27. The Hang-up
    Betty
  29. 28. [Subscribe Today!]
  30. 29. Don't Mind Me
    Dilton
  31. 30. [Subscribe Today!]
  32. 31. Branching Out
    Archie
  33. 32. Cancellation
    Archie
  34. 33. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!]
  35. 34. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  36. 35. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  37. 36. [Riverdale]
    CW
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