Tales from Riverdale Digest #6 [Direct Edition]
(December 2005)

Archie, 2005 Series
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Price
2.39 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Mar., Apr., June, July, Aug., Sept., Nov. and Dec.
On-sale Date
2005
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816468527 00611
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
digest
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tales from Riverdale / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The buzz around Riverdale High is that the Bee is gone for good!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee

Bye Bye Bee! (Table of Contents: 1)

Tales from Riverdale / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Bartlett; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Illustration introducing the following story.

Bye Bye Bee! (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Bartlett; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Bernice Beazly; Superintendent Hassle; Carl Svenson; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee resigns as principal of Riverdale High. Unfortunately neither the students or the faculty can stand his replacement, Mr. Bartlett.
Reprints

Rare Scare (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Beazly; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Riverdale High School Booster Club is putting on a Halloween Haunted House. Reggie doesn't think anything can scare him, but Jughead feels differently.
Reprints

Veronica Lodge: Attorney of Love (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Geraldine Grundy; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Veronica and her mom get ready to watch a courtroom drama show called "Ally McLaw". Veronica falls asleep during the show and has a dream where she is a lawyer.
Reprints
Keywords
dream

Indexer Notes

Story is told in two parts.

The tv show Ally McLaw is a parody of the tv show Ally McBeal.

Space Spoof (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead drinks a Space Cola and blasts off like a rocket.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #10, no credits listed in this digest.

Purple Passion (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica decides everything she owns must be purple.
Reprints

Switch Witch (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Samantha; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
A teenage witch convinces Jughead to like women, but only one woman, her. When Reggie shows up, she decides to get rid of Jughead, so he convinces her to make him a woman-hater.
Reprints

Star Flaws (Table of Contents: 8)

The Stellar Trio / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Stellar Trio [R.Chee; V.Ron; J.Ugh]; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Three inept space travelers are lost in space.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantic City; dream; slot machine

Indexer Notes

Story turns out to be a dream of Archie.

You May Already Be a Halloweener (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Image Conscious (Table of Contents: 10)

Salem / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

It's In the Cards (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Model Muddle (Table of Contents: 12)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Prof. Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
As a means of ensuring energy conservation in the school, Prof. Flutesnoot recommends that all the students copy Jughead's example.
Reprints

Air-Foiled (Table of Contents: 13)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman [as Lockman]
Pencils
Lou Maldonado [as Maldonado]
Inks
Hal Smith [as Smith]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Someone throws a paper airplane during study hall.
Reprints

The Abraca-Dabbler (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo [as Vince DeCarlo]

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead has everyone convinced he made Archie disappear, when Archie wasn't there in the first place. His final trick is making burgers disappear.
Reprints
Keywords
half-dollar; hamburger; magic; sleight of hand

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits from the reprint in Archie and Me Comics Digest (Archie, 2017 series) #22.

Summer Spirits! (Table of Contents: 15)

Svenson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Svenson; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Svenson begins to think the school is haunted the kids discover the real culprits.
Reprints
Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Mike Nielsen (since 2020-02-15, last edit 2020-02-15)
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The buzz around Riverdale High is that the Bee is gone for good!"]
    Tales from Riverdale
  2. 1. Bye Bye Bee!
    Tales from Riverdale
  3. 2. Bye Bye Bee!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  4. 3. Rare Scare
    Jughead
  5. 4. Veronica Lodge: Attorney of Love
    Veronica
  6. 5. Space Spoof
    Jughead
  7. 6. Purple Passion
    Veronica
  8. 7. Switch Witch
    Jughead
  9. 8. Star Flaws
    The Stellar Trio
  10. 9. You May Already Be a Halloweener
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Image Conscious
    Salem
  12. 11. It's In the Cards
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Model Muddle
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. Air-Foiled
    Miss Grundy
  15. 14. The Abraca-Dabbler
  16. 15. Summer Spirits!
    Svenson
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