(June 2018)

Archie, 2017 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
2018-04-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816649513 00611
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
Bill Golliher (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It must be Spring!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog

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

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

Wendy Be Warned (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Wendy Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee finds the perfect date for the spring dance for his niece Wendy.

I [heart] Cycling (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / 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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Erika (exchange student from Holland); Juliana (exchange student from Holland)
Synopsis
Dilton convinces Archie to give biking a try because it saves on pollution. He has a tough time with it at first but ends up getting a date with some Dutch exchange students.
Reprints
Keywords
bicycle; bicycling; bike

Science Friction (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie dresses up as a Martian to scare the gang because they laughed at him for reading science fiction magazines, but Mr. Lodge calls the police.
Reprints

Sock It to Me (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead has a puppet that insults his friends.
Reprints
Keywords
puppet; puppetry

Germs of Endearment (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Moose Mason
Synopsis
The girls find out that holding hands and kissing spread germs and decide to refrain from both, causing problems with their boyfriends.
Reprints
Keywords
germs

Indexer Notes

Title is a reference to the movie Terms of Endearment.

Lover Boy's Lament (Table of Contents: 7)

Big Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Moose tells us about his relationship with Midge.
Reprints

[Spider-Man / Avengers Mini-Mates] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Short Changed (Table of Contents: 9)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose joins a protest for shorter hours.
Reprints
Keywords
picket line; protest

[Jughead's Double Digest #166] (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones (as Cyrano)
Reprints

Cyrano Jones Part Two (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Simmons (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited); Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones (as Cyrano); Petra Lauriette (flashback; cameo); Archie Andrews (as Christian De Neuvillette); Raj (as ?); Miss Grundy (as ?); Dilton (as Ligniere); Betty Cooper (as Roxanne)
Synopsis
Jughead dreams he is stuck in the play Cyrano de Bergerac.
Reprints

[Jughead's Time Police] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Service with a Smile (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead asks pop if his burger is well done.
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Moose Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Duh-h, Ronnie, I gotta interview...
Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose interviews Veronica for the school paper.

[20% off all Archie comics!] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Windows Pain (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
? Kennedy (credited) [as Kennedy]
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited) [as Lapick]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie is having trouble with Windows on his computer. He consults Jughead at the electronics store, but all Jughead does is wash the windows.
Reprints
Keywords
Computer

A Simple Case of...Split Personality! (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's your project for the school science fair, Dilton?
Genre
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dilton invents a machine that can swap personalities.
Reprints
Keywords
science fair

Working Like a Dog (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead with Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Reggie has a copy of a VHS tape Jughead needs. Rather than sell him a copy he makes Jughead do all his chores.

Get the Picture! (Table of Contents: 21)

Chuck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Waldo Weatherbee; Benjamin Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Beatrice Beazly; Coach Kleets; Coach Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Cameos: Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Pictures on a mural: Benjamin Franklin; George Washington Carver; Betsy Ross; Susan B. Anthony; Abraham Lincoln; Teddy Roosevelt
Synopsis
After winning an artistic award, Chuck is given a blank mural in the school to create whatever he wishes. But all of his teachers and friends want to be represented in the mural as well.
Reprints

Balance Diet? (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to teach Archie and Jughead to eat a balanced diet.
Reprints

When You Muse You Lose (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Gladys Jones; Jellybean Jones
Synopsis
Jughead wants to write songs for the Archies.
Reprints

[Official Betty and Veronica Merch!] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Gene Scene (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Howard Bender (credited)
Inks
Hy Eisman (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie falls asleep while studying biology and dreams about shrinking.
Reprints
Keywords
dream

Snaps (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Mr. Weatherbee; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead makes creations of "snaps" blocks but Reggie decides to sabotage them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Snaps are a parody of Lego bricks.

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

Bowl Me Over (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Cheryl Blossom; Jughead Jones; Jason Blossom
Synopsis
Veronica discovers "Cosmic Bowling" where the bowling alley plays loud dance music and funky lights.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Goalie Oriented (Table of Contents: 30)

Raj Patel / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Raj Patel; Coach Kleats; Phil Langes; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Big Jim Shorts; Chuck Clayton; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When the star goes down, Raj Patel offers to be the goalie on the Riverdale soccer team.
Reprints
Keywords
soccer

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digest Subscription!] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

[Read it all on the Archie App] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It must be Spring!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. Wendy Be Warned
    Archie
  4. 3. I [heart] Cycling
    Archie
  5. 4. Science Friction
    Reggie
  6. 5. Sock It to Me
    Jughead
  7. 6. Germs of Endearment
    Archie & Friends
  8. 7. Lover Boy's Lament
    Big Moose
  9. 8. [Spider-Man / Avengers Mini-Mates]
    Diamond Select
  10. 9. Short Changed
    Moose
  11. 10. [Jughead's Double Digest #166]
    Jughead
  12. 11. Cyrano Jones Part Two
    Jughead
  13. 12. [Jughead's Time Police]
  14. 13. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  15. 14. Service with a Smile
    Jughead
  16. 15. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  17. 16. ["Duh-h, Ronnie, I gotta interview..."]
    Moose Gag Bag
  18. 17. [20% off all Archie comics!]
    Midtown Comics
  19. 18. Windows Pain
    Reggie
  20. 19. A Simple Case of...Split Personality!
    Archie
  21. 20. Working Like a Dog
    Jughead with Archie
  22. 21. Get the Picture!
    Chuck
  23. 22. Balance Diet?
    Archie & Friends
  24. 23. When You Muse You Lose
    Jughead
  25. 24. [Official Betty and Veronica Merch!]
  26. 25. The Gene Scene
    Archie
  27. 26. Snaps
    Jughead
  28. 27. [Subscribe Today!]
  29. 28. Bowl Me Over
    Archie and Friends
  30. 29. [Subscribe Today!]
  31. 30. Goalie Oriented
    Raj Patel
  32. 31. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digest Subscription!]
  33. 32. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  34. 33. [Read it all on the Archie App]
  35. 34. [Riverdale]
    CW
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