Archie Comics Digest #238 [Direct Edition]
(November 2007)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.49 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., Apr., May, June, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816468503 23811
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[Test Today (Good Luck)] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Keywords
four leaf clover; horseshoe; rabbit foot

[Chibi-Robo!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Nerd is the Word (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Ms. Burble; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Gwen
Synopsis
Ms. Burble, the school guidance counselor asks Archie to think about what he wants to be when he graduates.
Keywords
guidance counselor

Do You Follow Me? (Table of Contents: 3)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie is hiding from a girl that has a crush on him.
Reprints

[Kids WB!] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Love Finds A Way (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tries not to get annoyed with Archie, after reading a magazine article recommending not being bossy. But of course, no one can keep calm around Archie for long.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #254.

Guess Check (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie asks Pop Tate for the check for their table.
Reprints

[ArchieComics.Com] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Basic Training (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; unnamed freshman
Synopsis
Archie stops a freshman from writing on the walls of the school and teaches him how to behave in society.
Reprints
Keywords
vandalism

Indexer Notes

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

[Come On Let's Go!] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Genius Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The 2006 Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Whose Deal? (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica tries to divine Archie's future with a pack of cards.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

It appears Pop's word balloon on the second panel of page one has been relettered in this printing.

Treed (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie to take car of his bonsai tree while he is out of town.
Reprints
Keywords
bonsai tree

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #73, no credits listed in this digest.

[Look at the Time!] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[Bad Boy Trouble] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Where There's Smoke (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; B.B. Cooperstock
Synopsis
The mysterious master robber known as "B.B. Cooperstock" loses the money he stole in his latest bank job. Archie and Veronica find it, and are accused of being Cooperstock's henchmen. To clear their names, they have to catch the real B.B. Cooperstock, but their only clue is the smell of cigar smoke on the money.
Reprints
Keywords
bank robbery

Indexer Notes

B.B. Cooperstock is a take-off on D.B. Cooper.

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

[Sonic Archives Offer] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

The Wool Gathers (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Archie tries to hide from Veronica when the sweater that she made for him starts to unravel as he's wearing it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed with the credits listed in Archie's Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1984 series) #236.

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Full Service (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tries to annoy Archie, who's working at a gas station. Archie wants Reggie to remove his hat and have his oil checked.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Hustle Hassle (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy (cameo)
Synopsis
The Riverdale High newspaper sponsors a contest to elect the most popular girl in school and Archie must cast the tie-breaking vote.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Music Appreciation (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? Smith
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews likes Archie's music CD, so Archie takes it back to the store.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Out to Get Him (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie thinks that Veronica's cat is out to get him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

[The Adventures of Little Archie] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

The Date (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie drives his parents crazy with all of his obsessive preparations for a date with Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

[Sabrina for Everyone] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

I'll Fall for You (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty is admiring the fall, while Archie admires the other girls around him. When Betty runs away hurt, Archie decides to give her a plant in order to make up-- except the plant is poison ivy.
Reprints

[Archie's Camp Tales] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Combo Bag Offer] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Fright Sight (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
The Archies need to find a location to play a Halloween party for some orphans.
Reprints
Keywords
Halloween; orphans

[Archie's Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Digest #239] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Yogos Bites snacks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Bring your battle to WII] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Wii; Pokemon Battle Revolution / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Test Today (Good Luck)]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Chibi-Robo!]
    Nintendo DS
  3. 2. Nerd is the Word
    Archie
  4. 3. Do You Follow Me?
    Reggie
  5. 4. [Kids WB!]
  6. 5. Love Finds A Way
    Archie
  7. 6. Guess Check
    Archie & Friends
  8. 7. [ArchieComics.Com]
  9. 8. Basic Training
    Archie
  10. 9. [Come On Let's Go!]
    Genius Products
  11. 10. [The 2006 Collector Sets]
  12. 11. Whose Deal?
    Archie
  13. 12. Treed
    Archie
  14. 13. [Look at the Time!]
  15. 14. [Bad Boy Trouble]
  16. 15. Where There's Smoke
    Archie
  17. 16. [Sonic Archives Offer]
  18. 17. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  19. 18. The Wool Gathers
    Archie
  20. 19. [Archie Americana Series]
  21. 20. [Archie Collector Sets]
  22. 21. Full Service
    Archie
  23. 22. Hustle Hassle
    Archie
  24. 23. Music Appreciation
    Archie
  25. 24. Out to Get Him
    Archie
  26. 25. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  27. 26. [The Adventures of Little Archie]
  28. 27. The Date
    Archie
  29. 28. [Love Showdown]
  30. 29. [Sabrina for Everyone]
  31. 30. I'll Fall for You
    Betty
  32. 31. [Archie's Camp Tales]
  33. 32. [Archie Combo Bag Offer]
  34. 33. Fright Sight
    Archie
  35. 34. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  36. 35. [Archie Digest #239]
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Yogos Bites snacks
  38. 37. [Bring your battle to WII]
    Wii; Pokemon Battle Revolution
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
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