(March 2018)

Archie, 2017 Series
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Volume
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
2018-01-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816649513 00411
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
digest
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie and Me / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Galvan (signed)
Inks
Bill Galvan (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can we quit our new year’s resolutions yet??
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords
exercise; treadmill

[How to get your free comic] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Red-Head Alert! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie ruins a demonstration of Mr. Lodge's new security system.
Keywords
drone; security system

The Dilemma (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 6 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
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Donald; Miss Beazly; Ethel Muggs; Dilton Doiley; Yvette; Hot Dog; Dave
Synopsis
Jughead needs several boxes of chocolate to give to the women in his life, hoping that they shower him with food in return.
Reprints
Keywords
Valentine's Day

Star Time (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Floyd Clayton
Synopsis
News of a college scout being in the audience has the boys' basketball team trying to impress him during a game with individual hot-dogging.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Painter’s Helper (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie doesn't want to help paint the student lounge.
Reprints

On Thin Ice (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie offers to teach Midge how to ice skate, but Moose is less than happy with the idea.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

Picture Perfect! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is offended when Archie says an abstract painting reminds him of her.
Reprints

[Unite the League] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mystery Message (Table of Contents: 9)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Gus LeMoine
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose gives Midge a message for Reggie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Rocky Romance (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Gus LeMoine
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty will take any attention from Archie that she can get.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
children
Reprints

Rainy Day Play (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie Babies / comic story / 19 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

Recess Time (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie Babies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel gags and a connect the dot puzzle.

More Recess Time (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie Babies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel gags, a crossword puzzle and a maze puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie Babies / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rain, rain go away

Indexer Notes

A poem.

[Read it all on the Archie App] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
---and in conclusion, we must conserve energy in our classrooms, in our homes, wherever we are --- and furthermore---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie gives a student seminar on energy conservation.
Reprints
Keywords
energy conservation

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[Fruit Bowl; 12 Inch Ruler; Baseball Bat] (Table of Contents: 20)

Open the Door, Dilton! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton discovers a fruit bowl, a 12 inch ruler and a baseball bat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gag strips.

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Yolk Joke (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The egg drill is very important in developing stickhandling!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Coach Kleats wants the team to work on their stick handling by using an egg to force the players to develop a light tough.
Reprints
Keywords
hockey

Will the Real Archie Please Stand Up (Table of Contents: 23)

Life with Archie / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Prince Kafoufi; Reggie Mantle; Floyd; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
A foreign prince, Kafoufi, is kidnapped in Riverdale. Archie looks exactly like the kidnapped prince and poses as him, hoping the kidnappers would release the Prince.
Reprints
Keywords
kinapping

Work Quirk (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Hot Dog; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead describes the many ways of doing homework.
Reprints

Oh, No! (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Cody
Synopsis
Veronica refuses to go on a double date with Betty and Cody.
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

Highs and Lows (Table of Contents: 27)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dilton, you got a 99 on your science test!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Professor Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton becomes the weatherman on the high school's new TV channel.
Reprints

A Menu for Writing (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead shouldn't write when he is hungry.
Reprints

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Changed Man (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie drops his lucky coin from the third floor of the mall and then tries to find it.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Riverdale's Got Talent! (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie and his Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Ginger Lopez (cameo); Reggie Mantle; Regent Fillpot (the host); The Judges [Morgan Pierce; Chardonnay; Hassle Davidoff]; Geraldine Grundy; Debbie Foster; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Nancy Woods (cameo); Chuck Clayton (cameo)
Synopsis
A reality-based talent show comes to Riverdale.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is a parody of the TV show "America's Got Talent" with host Regis Philbin [Regent Fillpot] and judges Piers Morgan [Morgan Pierce], Brandy [Chardonnay] and David Hasselhoff [Hassle Davidoff].

[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)

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Wings of Fire] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Scholastic Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Can we quit our new year’s resolutions yet??"]
    Archie and Me
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. Red-Head Alert!
    Archie and Me
  4. 3. The Dilemma
    Jughead
  5. 4. Star Time
    Archie and the Gang
  6. 5. Painter’s Helper
    Reggie
  7. 6. On Thin Ice
    Archie
  8. 7. Picture Perfect!
    Archie
  9. 8. [Unite the League]
    Diamond Select
  10. 9. Mystery Message
    Moose
  11. 10. Rocky Romance
    Betty
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Babies
  13. 12. Rainy Day Play
    Archie Babies
  14. 13. Recess Time
    Archie Babies
  15. 14. More Recess Time
    Archie Babies
  16. 15. ["Rain, rain go away"]
    Archie Babies
  17. 16. [Read it all on the Archie App]
  18. 17. [Subscribe Today!]
  19. 18. ["---and in conclusion, we must conserve energy in our classrooms, in our homes, wherever we are --- and furthermore---"]
    Reggie Pin Up
  20. 19. [Subscribe Today!]
  21. 20. [Fruit Bowl; 12 Inch Ruler; Baseball Bat]
    Open the Door, Dilton!
  22. 21. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  23. 22. Yolk Joke
    Archie
  24. 23. Will the Real Archie Please Stand Up
    Life with Archie
  25. 24. Work Quirk
    Jughead
  26. 25. Oh, No!
    Archie
  27. 26. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  28. 27. Highs and Lows
    Dilton
  29. 28. A Menu for Writing
    Jughead
  30. 29. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  31. 30. Changed Man
    Archie
  32. 31. [Subscribe Today!]
  33. 32. Riverdale's Got Talent!
    Archie and his Friends
  34. 33. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!]
  35. 34. [Try these new Archie Comics Digests!]
  36. 35. [Riverdale]
    CW
  37. 36. [Wings of Fire]
    Scholastic Books
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