(October 2005)

Archie, 2005 Series
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Price
2.39 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816468510 00411
Color
color
Dimensions
digest
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Trail & Error (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones

Get… Lost! (Table of Contents: 1)

Jughead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Al Nickerson
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead is the camp counselor for Troop Blue Jays and leads them to a win over Reggie's troop.
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Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

Mucho Mooch (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Jeeves; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Cousin Leroy
Synopsis
Jughead's mooching drives Mr. Lodge crazy.
Reprints

Load Ode (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead starts a fishing trip with a heavy picnic basket at one end of the boat; but as he eats during the day his end becomes heavier.
Reprints

Just Desserts (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hermione Lodge; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Jughead, Archie, and Betty start an ice cream pizza delivery service.
Reprints

Sea Spree (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Zest Quest! (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Cheerleader competition will be here soon, so to help motivate themselves they cheer Jughead.
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Choke Bloke (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie gets Jughead entered into a girls' tennis tournament, then begins playing tricks on the other competitors to psyche them out and win the cash prize for Jughead and all the side bets he's placed for himself.
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Indexer Notes

Identifiable as Gladir's writing because of his preference for rhyming titles.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Uncle Herman Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Herman has very sensitive skin
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Uncle Herman
Reprints

Muscle Bound (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe
Synopsis
Suddenly Bingo has so much strength that he can lift any barbells without trouble, while the Smythes are weak by comparison. Or is this all a dream?
Reprints

On Guard (Table of Contents: 10)

Bingo Wilkin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe
Synopsis
Bingo has a job as a lifeguard at the kiddie pool.
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Service with a Smile (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Tough Teddy; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Samantha Smythe
Synopsis
The boys try to score points with Mr. Smythe at the beach, but he takes advantage of their good deeds.
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Statistics (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Gang! Do you know that one gallon of sea water will yield four tablespoons of salt?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead comes to Archie's aid when the gang informs him that they're tired of hearing him quote statistics.
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Indexer Notes

Archie's book is called "Statistics For All Ages."

Snooze Ruse (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Through sheer deviousness, Hot Dog manages to switch places with Jughead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story

Flattery Will Get You! (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead doesn't like to give compliments.
Reprints

Critic at Large (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]
Synopsis
Stung by a critic's bad reviews of their shows, Veronica hatches a plot to embarrass the critic.
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Epi-Sode! (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead has epaulets.
Reprints

Naughty or Nice (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jingles; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Stan; Craig; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Santa sends two of his elves, Stan and Craig, to check up on Archie and Jughead before deciding if they belong on the naughty or nice lists.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Trail & Error
    Jughead
  2. 1. Get… Lost!
    Jughead
  3. 2. Mucho Mooch
    Jughead
  4. 3. Load Ode
    Jughead
  5. 4. Just Desserts
    Archie & Friends
  6. 5. Sea Spree
    Jughead
  7. 6. Zest Quest!
    Jughead
  8. 7. Choke Bloke
    Jughead
  9. 8. ["Uncle Herman has very sensitive skin"]
    Uncle Herman Pin-Up
  10. 9. Muscle Bound
    That Wilkin Boy
  11. 10. On Guard
    Bingo Wilkin
  12. 11. Service with a Smile
    That Wilkin Boy
  13. 12. Statistics
    Jughead
  14. 13. Snooze Ruse
    Jughead
  15. 14. Flattery Will Get You!
    Jughead
  16. 15. Critic at Large
    The Archies
  17. 16. Epi-Sode!
    Jughead
  18. 17. Naughty or Nice
    Jughead
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