(July 2018)

Archie, 2017 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
2018-05-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816649513 00711
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
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, how were you able to get your relationship status to a picture of a hamburger?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords
social media

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

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

Viva La Vinyl! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Elton Pretzley
Synopsis
Jughead accidentally breaks Fred's prize record so he and Archie go to a record show to buy a new copy.
Keywords
record show; vinyl

Happiness Is (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Dilton begins selling t-shirts with the logo "Happiness Is" followed by a silk-screened custom phrase.
Reprints

Judge Jughead Jones (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead gets promoted to the Judge of the Teen-Age Baking Contest.
Reprints

The Traffic Jam Left a Bitter Taste (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey!
Genre
humor; crime; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Chester Punkett; Burt [Archie's uncle]
Synopsis
Dilton's van is stolen but the boys find it while traveling in a helicopter with Archie's uncle. They are able to observe Dilton's delayed alarm system and the van is recovered.
Reprints

Buy the Book! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Bernard
Synopsis
Pop hires the Archies to play at the Chok'lit Shoppe but his neighbor Bernard is not happy with the noise level.
Reprints

Mind Over Manners (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Cheryl Blossom; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica and Cheryl decide to teach the rest of the gang manners.
Reprints
Keywords
etiquette

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

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look Archie! Jughead is actually reading a book!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose asks Jughead what he is reading.

[Jughead's Double Digest #167] (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
Reprints

Cyrano Jones Part Three (Table of Contents: 11)

The Archie Drama Club / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Simmons (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones (as Cyrano); Petra Lauriette (flashback; cameo); Mr Weatherbee (flashback; cameo); Betty Cooper (as Roxanne); Reggie (as Monsieur DeGuiche); Archie Andrews (as Christian De Neuvillette)
Synopsis
Jughead's dream that he is Cyrano continues as he helps Archie woo Betty.
Reprints

[Official Betty and Veronica Merch!] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie asks Moose to help push his jalopy.
Reprints

[Archie's Big Book] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The Flame Game (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty tries to make flaming shashlik for the gang.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Image Maker (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie can't come play football he is waxing the kitchen floor.
Reprints

Dateless Dandy (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Big Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie schemes to get Moose a part time job in order to get him out of the way so Reggie can take Midge to the dance.
Reprints

The Expert (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Denise; Veronica Lodge; Donald
Synopsis
Archie helps Dilton get a date with the new girl Denise but it ends up costing Archie his date with Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

Pitch Glitch (Table of Contents: 21)

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
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead is a great pitcher, but he gets tired real fast when he pitches.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Kiss of Death (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty eats onions, minced garlic and horseradish on a sandwich.
Reprints

New Superkid in Town! (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dexter Daring; Hugh Kendraw
Synopsis
Hugh Kendraw is in Riverdale to select the winner of his "So You Want To Be A Superhero" program and everybody tries out with their superhero idea. Unbeknownst to everyone, there is a real superhero in town.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Just Like Who? (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Alvin Botts; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's new neighbor, 8 year old Alvin Botts, starts emulating Archie.
Reprints

Lift and Learn (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Proving that anybody can teach something, Jughead asks Moose to lead a "teach-in" on weightlifting.
Reprints
Keywords
weightlifting

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

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

In and Out of Trouble (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski [as Mike Pellowski] (credited)
Pencils
Howard Bender (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie's fight on the tennis court spills over later in the Chok'lit shop.

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

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

The Wrrong Brothers (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Wrrong [Archie Andrews]; Forsythe Wrrong [Jughead Jones]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are the Wrrong Brothers, who invented the airplane a 100 years ago.
Reprints
Keywords
biplane; flying

Indexer Notes

Part 1: pp1-6, Part II: pp7-11

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (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. ["Jughead, how were you able to get your relationship status to a picture of a hamburger?"]
    Archie and Me
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. Viva La Vinyl!
    Archie
  4. 3. Happiness Is
    Archie
  5. 4. Judge Jughead Jones
    Jughead
  6. 5. The Traffic Jam Left a Bitter Taste
    Archie
  7. 6. Buy the Book!
    The Archies
  8. 7. Mind Over Manners
    Archie & Friends
  9. 8. [Spider-Man / Avengers Mini-Mates]
    Diamond Select
  10. 9. ["Look Archie! Jughead is actually reading a book!"]
    Moose Gag Bag
  11. 10. [Jughead's Double Digest #167]
    Jughead
  12. 11. Cyrano Jones Part Three
    The Archie Drama Club
  13. 12. [Official Betty and Veronica Merch!]
  14. 13. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  15. 14. The Moose Is Loose
    Archie
  16. 15. [Archie's Big Book]
  17. 16. The Flame Game
    Betty
  18. 17. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  19. 18. Image Maker
    Reggie
  20. 19. Dateless Dandy
    Reggie and Me
  21. 20. The Expert
    Archie
  22. 21. Pitch Glitch
    Jughead
  23. 22. Kiss of Death
    Betty
  24. 23. New Superkid in Town!
    Archie & Friends
  25. 24. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  26. 25. Just Like Who?
    Archie
  27. 26. Lift and Learn
    Jughead
  28. 27. [Subscribe Today!]
  29. 28. In and Out of Trouble
    Archie
  30. 29. [Subscribe Today!]
  31. 30. The Wrrong Brothers
    Archie & Friends
  32. 31. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  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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