(May 2019)

Archie, 2017 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
12 times a year
On-sale date
2019-03-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816649513 01611
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 Golliher (signed)
Inks
Jim Amash (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Could we get a bigger table?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

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

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

Vet Regret (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Vegas
Synopsis
Vegas and Hot Dog don't want to go to the vet and try to hide in the zoo.
Keywords
dog catcher; vet

The Beat Goes On! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Pop is forced to replace his juke box because no one in the city knows how to repair the antique.
Reprints

That's the Ticket (Table of Contents: 4)

Chuck & Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Chuck and Moose put their foot down when Midge and Nancy plan all of their dates without consulting them.
Reprints
Keywords
date; dating; movie theatre

Family Tree Trials (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Elaine
Synopsis
Archie finds that researching his family tree can be a painful undertaking.
Reprints
Keywords
family tree; genealogy; graveyard; library

Indexer Notes

Archie finds that he is distantly related to Midge. Veronica has a new "Michael Jaxon" album called "Thrille", a reference to Michael Jackson's "Thriller."

Sure Lure (Table of Contents: 6)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Girls, I don't know how to break it to you but I have terrible news for the Archies!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Karen; Sue; Melissa; Ricky Mantle; Vicky Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie's uncle invites him on a trip to Hawaii and Archie interviews some people to replace Reggie in the band while he is gone.
Reprints

Shoe Biz! (Table of Contents: 7)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie agrees to test Dilton's latest invention, shoes that give the wearer an extra bounce in their step.

[Chilling Adventures of Sabrina] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Netflix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Reggie's Fashion Flair (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fashion
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Read it all on the Archie App.] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Treasure Quest (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie think they have found a pirate's treasure map in the back of an old painting.
Reprints
Keywords
pirate treasure; treasure map

Chick Kick (Table of Contents: 12)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie tells Moose that he should have his picture taken with lots of "chicks" to make Midge jealous. Unfortunately Moose mis-understands.
Reprints

Pop’s Last Stand (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Dave Krocker
Synopsis
A fast food chain named "Pop's" comes to town and sues Pop Tate for infringing on their trademark.
Reprints

[Spider-Man / Avengers Mini-Mates] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Tomorrow, Everything Changes] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

A Really Tough Question (Table of Contents: 16)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Moose volunteers to be an investigative reporter.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Meets Batman '66] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Fan Elan (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie and his friends practice their music in a garage.
Reprints

[The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Cluck Clique (Table of Contents: 20)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
D-uh! I thought teachers were meant to be smart!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Grade Charade (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, you had the worst mark in our algebra exam!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Reprints

The Hero (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie and Me / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
After Mr. Weatherbee breaks Archie's fall from a flagpole, Archie decides to devote himself to serving the man who saved his life, and his gratitude makes things miserable for Mr. Weatherbee. Miss Grundy suggests that the only way to stop this is to arrange for Archie to save the principal's life.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mr. Weatherbee goes to see the movie "Wonderball," a take-off on the most recent James Bond film at the time, "Thunderball."

Think or Swim (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie and Me / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee puts Archie in an empty classroom so he can concentrate and write his composition for Miss Grundy.
Reprints

Practice Makes Perfect (Table of Contents: 24)

Moose / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose tries to become more popular by telling jokes.
Reprints

The Archie Awards (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Victor Gorelick; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Coach Cleats
Synopsis
Victor Gorelick hands out awards to the Archie characters.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Editor Vic Gorelick appears in the story as master of ceremonies.

Gasser (or "He Got His Lumps By the Pumps") (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Feely Pincher
Synopsis
Archie goes to pick up the object of Mr. Lodge's latest merger attempt, the wealthy miser Feely Pincher. Meanwhile, Mr. Lodge has to take Archie's place as an attendant at a Dreggs gas station.
Reprints
Keywords
gas station

Indexer Notes

First appearance of "Dreggs," the chain of "low-quality gas stations" owned by Mr. Lodge. They would recur in many subsequent Bob Bolling stories.

To Dye For (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsay (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Coach Clayton; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead shows up for gym class in a tie-dye shirt.
Reprints

Memories Are Made of This (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Al Bigley (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Miss Beazly; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Mrs. Sanchez; Svenson
Synopsis
Riverdale High creates a time capsule and each student places something inside.
Reprints
Keywords
time capsule

Book Banter (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead find a book of magic spells in the library, and unknown to them, all the spells affect Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
library; magic spells; super-strength

Bite Plight! (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Mark McKenna (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Tooth Faery; Bing; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead looses a tooth and meets the local Riverdale Tooth Faery.
Reprints

Mixed-Up Media! (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Josh Ray (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Dee
Synopsis
The gang puts on a TV news show but everything is a disaster, causing their teacher to think they are actually doing a parody of a news show, which he thinks is brilliant.
Reprints

I Feel Your Pain! (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsay (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead have developed a psychic link. Jughead feels Archie's pain every time he has an accident, and every time Jughead eats Archie has pains in his stomach.
Reprints

The Hardest Part (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today's the big bowling championship, right boys?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Dilton tries to help the guys in a bowling tournament.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

The Brushoff (Table of Contents: 34)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Reggie causes all sorts of havoc with some invisible paint that Dilton developed.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Moose's Oddball Sports Reports / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A high school basketball player...
Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Bronco Nagurski
Synopsis
Moose "reports" on various oddball happenings in sports.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball; football; golf; marathon; ping pong; soccer; tennis

Indexer Notes

All the stories here appear to be factual.

Candy Dandy (Table of Contents: 36)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead convinces Reggie to throw his candy away.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Banning of Bingo! (Table of Contents: 38)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis
When Samantha's grades go down, Mr. Smythe assumes it's because she's been seeing too much of Bingo, and forbids them to see each other until her grades improve.
Reprints

Perfectly Clear (Table of Contents: 39)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Uncle Herman; Rebel
Synopsis
When Bingo can't hit any of Samantha's pitches, former pro ballplayer Uncle Herman tries to give him some pointers.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today and Save At store.archiecomics.com] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Smear Campaign (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty scoffs at Veronica's new de-aging mud cream. However Mr. Lodge overhears and decides to try some.
Reprints

[Archie Milestones] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

Vengeance (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chuck! That's filthy old crankcase oil! Who'd be rotten enough to pull a miserable trick like that?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Coach Clayton; Slim Caulfield
Synopsis
After Coach Clayton removes Slim Caulfield from the team he and his father try to get revenge on him and Chuck.
Reprints

[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)

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Wings of Fire] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Scholastic Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Could we get a bigger table?"]
    Archie and Me
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. Vet Regret
    Archie and Me
  4. 3. The Beat Goes On!
    Archie & Friends
  5. 4. That's the Ticket
    Chuck & Moose
  6. 5. Family Tree Trials
    Archie
  7. 6. Sure Lure
    The Archies
  8. 7. Shoe Biz!
    Dilton
  9. 8. [Chilling Adventures of Sabrina]
    Netflix
  10. 9. Reggie's Fashion Flair
    Reggie
  11. 10. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  12. 11. Treasure Quest
    Archie & Friends
  13. 12. Chick Kick
    Moose
  14. 13. Pop’s Last Stand
    Jughead
  15. 14. [Spider-Man / Avengers Mini-Mates]
    Diamond Select
  16. 15. [Tomorrow, Everything Changes]
  17. 16. A Really Tough Question
    Moose
  18. 17. [Archie Meets Batman '66]
  19. 18. Fan Elan
    Archie
  20. 19. [The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.]
  21. 20. Cluck Clique
    Moose
  22. 21. Grade Charade
    Archie
  23. 22. The Hero
    Archie and Me
  24. 23. Think or Swim
    Archie and Me
  25. 24. Practice Makes Perfect
    Moose
  26. 25. The Archie Awards
    Archie
  27. 26. Gasser (or "He Got His Lumps By the Pumps")
    Archie
  28. 27. To Dye For
    Jughead
  29. 28. Memories Are Made of This
    Archie & Friends
  30. 29. Book Banter
    Archie
  31. 30. Bite Plight!
    Archie & Friends
  32. 31. Mixed-Up Media!
    Archie & Friends
  33. 32. I Feel Your Pain!
    Jughead
  34. 33. The Hardest Part
    Archie
  35. 34. The Brushoff
    Dilton
  36. 35. ["A high school basketball player..."]
    Moose's Oddball Sports Reports
  37. 36. Candy Dandy
    Reggie
  38. 37. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  39. 38. The Banning of Bingo!
    That Wilkin Boy
  40. 39. Perfectly Clear
    That Wilkin Boy
  41. 40. [Subscribe Today and Save At store.archiecomics.com]
  42. 41. Smear Campaign
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. [Archie Milestones]
  44. 43. Vengeance
    Archie
  45. 44. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!]
  46. 45. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  47. 46. [Riverdale]
    CW
  48. 47. [Wings of Fire]
    Scholastic Books
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