Archie Comics Digest #224 [Newsstand]
(May 2006)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.39 USD; 2.89 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Apr., May, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468502 24
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's daddy's new hobby...
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge

Easy Rider! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tests out Mr. Lodge's new virtual reality bike.
Reprints
Keywords
virtual reality

Archie Got Game (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis
Hand-held video games become a problem for the school administration.
Reprints

Putting in His Two Dollars (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie's father won't lend money to Archie unless he can proves that he can stop spending it for a week.
Reprints

Them's the Breaks (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Leroy Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie accidentally breaks one of Mr. Lodge's favorite statues.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #266, writing is credited to Mike Pellowski and inks are credited to Mike Esposito.

Scooter Tooter (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
George Gladir [as Gladir] (credited)
Pencils
John Costanza [as Costanza] (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick [as Lapick] (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Scooters are good way to get around.
Reprints

Fated to Be Mated (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty fills out her fall schedule of classes with the intent of gaining new experiences and avoiding Archie.
Reprints

Pop Music (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The jukebox in Pop Tate's is broken so The Archies decide to play live, but Pop's isn't zoned for live entertainment.
Reprints

The Hat Trick (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Race Game (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead plays a virtual reality racing game.
Reprints

The Lure of Lost Lake (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge]; The Rhythm Jesters
Reprints

New Scoot Old Coot (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tells Archie to be more mature and not ride scooters to school.
Reprints

The Bigger Picture (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and his father want to buy a big screen TV and decide to make cutbacks so they can afford it.
Reprints

The Scavengers (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Ghost Writer (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Miss Grundy says Archie's writing is good but she wants him to work on character development by following somebody he knows and basing the character on that person.
Reprints

In Hot Water! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is angered by the drinks that Betty and Veronica serve him.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's daddy's new hobby..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. Easy Rider!
    Archie
  3. 2. Archie Got Game
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. Putting in His Two Dollars
    Archie
  5. 4. Them's the Breaks
    Archie
  6. 5. Scooter Tooter
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Fated to Be Mated
    Betty
  8. 7. Pop Music
    Archie
  9. 8. The Hat Trick
    Archie
  10. 9. Race Game
    Jughead
  11. 10. The Lure of Lost Lake
    Archie
  12. 11. New Scoot Old Coot
    Archie
  13. 12. The Bigger Picture
    Archie
  14. 13. The Scavengers
    Betty
  15. 14. Ghost Writer
    Archie
  16. 15. In Hot Water!
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Thomas Johnson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Peter Croome