(January 2018)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
5.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2017-11-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469517 28411
Editing
?
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let’s dig in to those Christmas cookies Betty left!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Vegas

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

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

Carol Peril (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Kevin Keller; Pop Tate; Gladys (Veronica's Aunt)
Synopsis
The gang plans to go caroling to raise money for charity, but the weather alters their plans.
Reprints
Keywords
blizzard; Christmas Caroling

A Christmas Tale (Table of Contents: 3)

Life With Archie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
In the spirit of giving, the boys decide to cut down a huge Christmas tree to be filled with presents for the needy. Veronica promises a whole month of exclusive dates to the boy who cuts down the largest tree. Archie and Jughead are working together so Archie can be the winner, while Betty and Reggie work together to stop them and to get the biggest tree so Reggie can be the winner.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

A Not-So Cool Yule (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Looking forward to a stress-free Christmas, Archie is in a bind when both Betty and Veronica buy him a matching sweater and each wants him to wear his matching sweater with her at the mall. He keeps going into the bathroom to change depending in which girl is near, but a mall security guard thinks he's shoplifting.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; shoplifting

The Big Problem (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Shirley; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is feeling self-indulgent and wants to help out.
Reprints

Ho! Ho! Ho! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Figure out the secret word.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; lap; Santa

White Sprite (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D’Agostino

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie wishes for a white Christmas.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[It's Good to Be the King!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Bone Zone (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach has different symbols sewn on everybody's letter jacket.
Reprints

[Archie's Holiday Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Model Z (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Mad Max (car collector); Veronica Lodge; Benson; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Someone has stolen Mr. Lodge's antique Model Z car.
Reprints

The Collector (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 11 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
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Ronald Crumpet; Malcolm (Mr. Lodge's cook); Veronica Lodge; Matilda
Synopsis
When Mr. Lodge's vast collection of baseball memorabilia disappears, it is up to Archie to crack the case.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; sports memorabilia

Indexer Notes

Split into Part 1 (6 pages) and Part 2 (5 pages)

[Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Rachel Antonoff / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Only (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tells Mr. Lodge he is only as old as he feels.
Reprints

[Collect the Classics] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Split Bit (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The younger generation doesn't know how easy they've got it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Older generation used to get up every morning at 4:30.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie newspaper strip reprint

Me Tarpan, You Jane! (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Tarpan [Archie Andrews]; Jane [Veronica Lodge]; Bwana Betty [Betty Cooper]; her guide [Jughead Jones]; Simba (a lion friend of Tarpan's)
Synopsis
From high in the trees, Tarpan - an unco-ordinated and uneducated jungle man-- and his girlfriend Jane watch as Bwana Betty and her guide set up camp in the jungle.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is a Tarzan parody, and none of the characters except Betty are referred to by their real names.

Two part story.

Better Things (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie decides Jughead isn't doing a good job training Hot Dog and that Veronica would be a better trainer.
Reprints

The Book Report? (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Haggly; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to get his book report done but ends up finishing it at the last minute.
Reprints

For Whom the Bowl Tolls (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Prof. Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Bowling tips from Mr. Flutesnoot prove to be anything but helpful for Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

Who's That Girl? (Table of Contents: 24)

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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie gets greeted by a woman he doesn't remember but she seems to remember him quite well.
Reprints

Stamp of Approval (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Through a series of mishaps Jughead ends up covering himself in stamps.
Reprints

Winged Victory (Table of Contents: 26)

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
humor; animal
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Miss Grundy gets attacked by a bird in her classroom.
Reprints

The Prehysterical Man (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is stressed out because of an upcoming school inspection.
Reprints

The Rhythm Doctor (Table of Contents: 28)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]
Synopsis
Struggling with their harmony as a group, the Archies visit a consultant on musical rhythm.
Reprints

Mind Games (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Each member of the class pretends to be a figure from literature.

Oops! (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Find the secret phrase puzzle.

Disc Jocular (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Tim Kennedy ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are at the music store looking at the names of the new groups.
Reprints

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

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shine a Little Light (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Sue Stringly; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Sue Stringly shows Little Archie her perfect Christmas tree.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree

Just One Note (Table of Contents: 34)

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 Jughead; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Little Reggie; Little Dilton; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
Little Archie and Little Jughead join the school band.

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

The Sportsman (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

Drink Drama (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Albano (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A cola machine cheats Archie out of a drink.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Christmas in Riverdale! (Table of Contents: 40)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Circle the words puzzle.

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

Gift Goof (Table of Contents: 42)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Knowing that Archie wants a certain fishing rod and reel combination, Betty and Veronica each surreptitiously buy him one. Meanwhile, Archie buys one for himself. The sales clerk is thrilled by all this activity.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; fishing; holiday

Sensible Season (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Gus LeMoine (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie protests the materialism of Christmas but the Andrews still give each other gifts.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; gift; present; surfboard

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

[Read it all on the Archie App.] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Let’s dig in to those Christmas cookies Betty left!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Riverdale Volume One]
  3. 2. Carol Peril
    Archie
  4. 3. A Christmas Tale
    Life With Archie
  5. 4. A Not-So Cool Yule
    Archie
  6. 5. The Big Problem
    Archie
  7. 6. Ho! Ho! Ho!
    Archie
  8. 7. White Sprite
    Archie
  9. 8. [It's Good to Be the King!]
    Diamond Select; Kingdom Hearts
  10. 9. Bone Zone
    Archie
  11. 10. [Archie's Holiday Bundle Pack]
  12. 11. The Model Z
    Archie & Friends
  13. 12. The Collector
    Archie
  14. 13. [Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff]
    Rachel Antonoff
  15. 14. [Riverdale]
  16. 15. Only
    Archie
  17. 16. [Collect the Classics]
  18. 17. Split Bit
    Archie
  19. 18. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  20. 19. ["The younger generation doesn't know how easy they've got it!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  21. 20. Me Tarpan, You Jane!
    Archie
  22. 21. Better Things
    Archie
  23. 22. The Book Report?
    Archie
  24. 23. For Whom the Bowl Tolls
    Archie
  25. 24. Who's That Girl?
    Archie
  26. 25. Stamp of Approval
    Archie & Friends
  27. 26. Winged Victory
    Archie
  28. 27. The Prehysterical Man
    Archie
  29. 28. The Rhythm Doctor
    The Archies
  30. 29. Mind Games
    Archie
  31. 30. Oops!
    Archie
  32. 31. Disc Jocular
    Archie
  33. 32. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  34. 33. Shine a Little Light
    Little Archie
  35. 34. Just One Note
    Little Archie
  36. 35. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  37. 36. The Sportsman
    Archie Fashions
  38. 37. [Subscribe Today!]
  39. 38. Drink Drama
    Archie
  40. 39. [Subscribe Today!]
  41. 40. Christmas in Riverdale!
  42. 41. [Subscribe Today!]
  43. 42. Gift Goof
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. Sensible Season
    Archie
  45. 44. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!]
  46. 45. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  47. 46. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  48. 47. [Riverdale]
    CW
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