Tales from Riverdale Digest #8 [Direct Edition]
(March 2006)

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.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816468527 00811
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

Mixed-Up Media! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper
Keywords
television

Mixed-Up Media! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

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

Warm Wishes! (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead freezes in cold weather, and even layered clothing won't help. Dilton finds the solution.
Reprints
Keywords
winter

The Scalper (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead is in trouble for eating in class and decides to wear a mop top wig into Mr. Weatherbee's office. Mr. Weatherbee doesn't say anything about it, so everyone in the school starts wearing them. Finally, he takes them all away and tries one on himself.
Reprints
Keywords
Beatle wig; fad

The Turncoat (Table of Contents: 4)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan De Carlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Clyde Didit
Synopsis
After visiting Clyde Didit in his igloo, the girls go to a department store to return their Christmas gifts. Melody wants to exchange a bikini because it covers too much of her, but when she demonstrates, the customers at the store don't seem to agree with her.
Reprints
Keywords
igloos; winter

Go Go Gift (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan De Carlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Pepper; Sock; Clyde Didit
Synopsis
Clyde is trying to return a magic set which no one can see, because he claims he "disappeared it." When he says one of the magic words, he becomes convinced he's turned Sock into a dog. Then Josie uses a few magic words to fend off Clyde's amorous advances.
Reprints

Welcome Home (Table of Contents: 6)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan De Carlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Sock; Alexander Cabot III; Clyde Didit
Synopsis
To prove he's "democratic," Alex offers to help Sock return his Christmas gift, an offer he soon regrets.
Reprints

An Incomplete Sentence (Table of Contents: 7)

Salem / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Salem; Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Boru the Warlock
Synopsis
A warlock parole officer visits the family to find out if Salem's sentence under enchantment should be reduced.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

contains a recap of Salem's origin

Ticket Trauma (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo De Cesare
Pencils
Dave Manak
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Chloe
Synopsis
Chloe and Sabrina have won a ticket to the sold out Aluminium Potato Chips concert.
Reprints
Keywords
rock concerts

Growl Howl (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica warns Archie and Jughead that loud noises could set off an avalanche.
Reprints
Keywords
avalanches

Sno' Man (Table of Contents: 10)

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
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx's plans to build a huge snowman turn out to be too tiring.
Reprints
Keywords
snowmen; winter

Rescue One (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Chuck rescue Archie and Jughead when the boys are buried by an avalanche.
Reprints
Keywords
avalanches; skiing; winter

Indexer Notes

Writer, penciller, inker and letterer credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #65.

I Will Survive (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are chosen to participate on the reality television show "Survivor Island". Veronica's selfish attitude quickly gets her voted off, so she decides to sabotage the show for everyone else.
Reprints
Keywords
reality television

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Greeting Card (Table of Contents: 14)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Pat Kennedy ?
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Sara Rollins
Synopsis
Dilton likes the girl at the computer store but has no idea how to ask her out so he asks Reggie, Chuck and Archie for some help.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mixed-Up Media!
    Tales from Riverdale
  2. 1. Mixed-Up Media!
    Archie & Friends
  3. 2. Warm Wishes!
    Jughead
  4. 3. The Scalper
    Jughead
  5. 4. The Turncoat
    Josie
  6. 5. Go Go Gift
    Josie
  7. 6. Welcome Home
    Josie
  8. 7. An Incomplete Sentence
    Salem
  9. 8. Ticket Trauma
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Growl Howl
    Veronica
  11. 10. Sno' Man
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Rescue One
    Archie
  13. 12. I Will Survive
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  15. 14. Greeting Card
    Dilton
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