(August 2005)

Archie, 2005 Series
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Price
2.39 USD; 2.89 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Mar., Apr., June, July, Aug., Sept., Nov. and Dec.
On-sale Date
2007-03-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468526 03
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Betty and Veronica Digest Magazine #173.

Buddy Building (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Keywords
beach; body-building

Buddy Building (Table of Contents: 1)

Dilton / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Jill; Alison; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Dilton builds a muscle suit to impress girls at the beach.
Reprints

Don't Bank on It! (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Reprints

Jug Tug (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Date and Wait (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Plain Jane (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Rex Lindsey
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
drama; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jane Parker; "Pencil Neck" Perkins
Synopsis
At the fair, Archie befriends a girl nicknamed "Plain Jane", but he finds out that she is anything but plain.
Reprints

The Big Picture (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Seal It With a Kiss (Table of Contents: 7)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Holly G!
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Clifford Blossom; Penelope Blossom; Jason Blossom; Michelle (Cheryl's maid); Sugar; Sandy the seal
Synopsis
Cheryl finds a seal at the beach and it hitches a ride back home with her.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; pet; seal; sunset; swim

Close Watch (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Reprints

Cool Looks (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty, Veronica, and Brigitte / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Curvey Challenge (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie seems to like Betty when she wins games with athletic skill, but he has a limit.
Reprints

A Bet's a Bet (Table of Contents: 11)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Starstruck (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Do-Do's and Don't-Don'ts (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Dave Manak
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Aunt Hilda Spellman; Aunt Zelda Spellman; Uncle Quigley
Reprints
Keywords
supernatural

Arbor Day (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Dave Manak
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Salem; Sabrina; Harvey; Uncle Quigley
Reprints

Something Fishy (Table of Contents: 15)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Let's Play Ball (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Mistaken Identity (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Opening Act (Table of Contents: 18)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Buddy Building
    Archie
  2. 1. Buddy Building
    Dilton
  3. 2. Don't Bank on It!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Jug Tug
    Jughead
  5. 4. Date and Wait
    Reggie
  6. 5. Plain Jane
    Archie
  7. 6. The Big Picture
    Moose
  8. 7. Seal It With a Kiss
    Cheryl Blossom
  9. 8. Close Watch
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Cool Looks
    Betty, Veronica, and Brigitte
  11. 10. Curvey Challenge
    Archie
  12. 11. A Bet's a Bet
    Moose
  13. 12. Starstruck
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Do-Do's and Don't-Don'ts
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Arbor Day
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Something Fishy
    Cheryl Blossom
  17. 16. Let's Play Ball
    Archie and Friends
  18. 17. Mistaken Identity
    Veronica
  19. 18. Opening Act
    Josie and the Pussycats
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