Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #8 [Direct Edition]
(March 2006)

Archie, 2005 Series
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Pages
102
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
On-sale Date
2006-01-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
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Issue Notes

On-Sale Date from Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine (Archie, 1983 series) #163.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead & Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! That footprint could only be the Riverdale Snowman!
Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Keywords
Abominable Snowman; yeti

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Yellowball / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Snowman for All Seasons (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
T. J. Kirsch (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead and Dilton set out to write a story about the Riverdale Snowman, the mysterious creature in the woods, for the school paper.
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Apple Jacks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Warriors / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Bubble Tape / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Conscience Stricken (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's conscience appears on his shoulder in the form of a little floating Jughead. They meet a girl whose own conscience tells her to kiss Jughead, and then the girl conscience falls in love with Jughead's conscience.
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Indexer Notes

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

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Babymouse / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Passing Fancy (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Jones; Mr. Jones; Sonny Cher
Synopsis
Jughead tells his parents he doesn't want to go to college and join the "establishment." He wants to be a musician like his friend Sonny Cher, who dropped out of high school to pursue his music. So Archie sends him to meet Sonny, who now has a family to support and has to work as a parking lot attendant because of his lack of education.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

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Ben10 / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead's Find Your Name In Print Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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That Wilkin Boy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin

Indexer Notes

Title page for the next section containing That Wilkin Boy reprints.

The Inner Man (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe
Synopsis
Samantha tries to help Bingo get over his inferiority complex about his lack of strength, but she fills him so full of confidence that he thinks he can take on a big hulking bruiser.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

Blossom Time (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Sheila Smythe; Wilma Wilkin
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe enrages his wife when he ridicules the idea of a husband bringing flowers to his wife. To make amends, he tries to get her some flowers, but for as little money as possible.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

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Nintendo DS / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[Online Readership Survey] (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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Indexer Notes

The first two pages are a bound-in Business Reply Mail postcard to mail in the survey. The third page is the directions for the survey.

Enemy Action (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Sheila Smythe; Wilma Wilkin
Synopsis
The Wilkins go to a movie. The Smythes are there too, and Mr. Wilkin and Mr. Smythe start feuding again, until both families are kicked out of the theatre. Upon which the two men bond over having a common enemy -- the theatre manager.
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Indexer Notes

All credits from the index of the original printing, no credits are printed in this digest.

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Nicktoons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie's Find Your Name In Print Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Sure Cure (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Jughead decides to no longer be a glutton and manages to avoid several temptations until Miss Beazly makes hamburgers.
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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica's Find Your Name In Print Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Flash Dash (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead is late for the school bus.
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Indexer Notes

There may be an even earlier printing of this story.

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statement of ownership / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Average copies preceding 12 months: 174,478
Copies issue nearest filing date: 168,328

Wet and Wild (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Svensen the janitor; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead gets the halls of the high school all wet from shaking the snow off of his coat and shoes. When Mr. Weatherbee spots it, he makes Jughead deal with it.
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Indexer Notes

This story is told completely in pantomime. There is no dialogue or sound effects.

Credits come from the index of the original printing, there are no credits in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

This Is the Hour (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead finds a card that entitles him to a few hamburger if he is on a specific street corner at a specific hour.
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"Archie Digest Subscription Offer" (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Ski Scare (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews: Big Ethel
Synopsis
While skiing, Jughead sees Big Ethel.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in Jughead Double Digest #178.

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Betty's Find Your Name In Print Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Fantasy Snowmen (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Everyone enters a "Fantasy Snowman" building contest.
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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Yu-Gi-Oh / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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M & M's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow! That footprint could only be the Riverdale Snowman!"]
    Jughead & Friends
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Yellowball
  3. 2. Snowman for All Seasons
    Jughead & Friends
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Apple Jacks
  5. 4. ["Enter the world of Warriors"]
    Warriors
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Bubble Tape
  7. 6. Conscience Stricken
    Jughead
  8. 7. ["Introducing Babymouse"]
    Babymouse
  9. 8. The Passing Fancy
    Jughead
  10. 9. ["1 part kid, 10 parts hero"]
    Ben10
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Jughead's Find Your Name In Print Page
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    That Wilkin Boy
  13. 12. The Inner Man
    That Wilkin Boy
  14. 13. Blossom Time
    That Wilkin Boy
  15. 14. ["Release the Dragon!"]
    Nintendo DS
  16. 15. [Online Readership Survey]
  17. 16. Enemy Action
    That Wilkin Boy
  18. 17. ["Skyland"]
    Nicktoons
  19. 18. ["Archie's Collectors Sets"]
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Find Your Name In Print Page
  21. 20. Sure Cure
    Jughead
  22. 21. ["Look at the Time"]
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Veronica's Find Your Name In Print Page
  24. 23. ["Subscribe Today"]
  25. 24. Flash Dash
    Jughead
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
  27. 26. Wet and Wild
    Jughead
  28. 27. ["The Sonic Checklist"]
  29. 28. This Is the Hour
    Jughead
  30. 29. "Archie Digest Subscription Offer"
  31. 30. Ski Scare
    Jughead
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Betty's Find Your Name In Print Page
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  34. 33. The Fantasy Snowmen
    Jughead & Friends
  35. 34. ["New Digests On Sale"]
  36. 35. ["Rule the School"]
    Yu-Gi-Oh
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    M & M's
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