Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #26 [Direct Edition]
(March 2008)

Archie, 2005 Series
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Price
2.49 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Feb., Mar., Apr., June, July, Aug., Oct, 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
762816468510 02611
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
digest
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Nut of this Earth! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
peanut

[Phineas and Ferb] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Disney Channel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Nut Of This Earth (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Ami
Synopsis
Jughead buys 500 pounds of nuts at an auction for five dollars.
Reprints

[Archie's Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[Bad Boy Trouble] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Family Tree Glee (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Ebeneezer Jones; Isaac Newton; "Buffalo" Jones; Colonel Parker; Captain Eddie Jones; The Green Baron
Synopsis
Jughead tells three stories about ancestors of his that used food to help in unexpected ways.
Reprints
Keywords
biplane; World War I

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #198, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Combo Bag Offer] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Switch Hitter (Table of Contents: 8)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton is soaked on the way to school and the only person with a change of clothes that will fit him is one of the girls.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Shake Ache (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead claims he can get as good a shakedown from riding in Archie's car as Veronica gets with her excersize equipment.
Reprints

Down Frown (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge (cameo); Miss Grundy (cameo)
Synopsis
Jughead complains about his algebra grade by Miss Grundy.
Reprints

[Archie's Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[Classic Archie Watches] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Pipes of Panic (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead's flute playing is so bad that it drives everybody crazy. The girls pretend it's irresistible, so he hands it off to Reggie, who tries it out with unwelcome results.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's 2007 Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[Sonic Checklist] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Heroes Are Made (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Stan
Synopsis
Archie tries to impress Veronica by telling tall tales of daring deeds. When the TV station broadcasts the stories he has to flee town in shame.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Jughead's Double Digest # 189, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Nelson Ribeiro (credited)
Inks
Nelson Ribeiro (credited)
Colors
Nelson Ribeiro (credited)

Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring That Wilkin Boy reprints.

Who Do You Trust (Table of Contents: 18)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe, decrying the current trend toward permissiveness, warns Samantha not to start any wild parties in his house while he's away. Soon after he leaves, a school bus full of young children breaks down in front of the house, and Samantha lets the kids in while it's being repaired.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #189, no credits listed in this digest.

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

statement of ownership / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Birthday Girl (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
When Miss Grundy seems depressed, everyone advises Jughead to mind his own business and not interfere in her life. But Jughead ignores their advice and finds out that what Miss Grundy really wants is the exact opposite: for people to show that they're concerned about her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Day by Day] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

[Graphic Novels Offer] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

In a Food Mood (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
The students and faculty of Riverdale High are examined from Miss Beazly's point of view.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Hot Stuff (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead; Archie; Pop Tate; Moose; Mr. Weatherbee; superintendent of schools
Synopsis
Jughead becomes an enthusiast for Uncle Gator's Louisiana Lava Sauce, which everyone else finds too hot to bear. He accidentally pollutes coffee filters with the stuff, sending the school faculty into agony. Luckily the new superintendent also loves Uncle Gator's.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #189, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

[Sonic Archives Offer] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Heat Treat (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's house is too cold so they go to Jughead's house.
Reprints

Ski-Cart Catastrophe (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus LeMoine ?
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead mount skis on an old grocery cart, then get the idea of riding down a snow-covered hill in it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Sabrina 2-DVD Set] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Comics Shop] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

The Nick of Time (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie cuts himself shaving and wears a band-aid to school. All the girls kiss him to help it heal.
Reprints

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

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

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

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

Chaotic / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Nights Journey of Dreams] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Wii / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Nut of this Earth!
    Jughead
  2. 1. [Phineas and Ferb]
    Disney Channel
  3. 2. Nut Of This Earth
    Jughead
  4. 3. [Archie's Subscription Offer]
  5. 4. [Bad Boy Trouble]
  6. 5. Family Tree Glee
    Jughead
  7. 6. [Archie Combo Bag Offer]
  8. 7. [Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!]
  9. 8. Switch Hitter
    Dilton
  10. 9. Shake Ache
    Jughead
  11. 10. Down Frown
    Jughead
  12. 11. [Archie's Collector Sets]
  13. 12. [Classic Archie Watches]
  14. 13. Pipes of Panic
    Jughead
  15. 14. [Archie's 2007 Collectors Sets]
  16. 15. [Sonic Checklist]
  17. 16. Heroes Are Made
    Archie
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    That Wilkin Boy
  19. 18. Who Do You Trust
    That Wilkin Boy
  20. 19. [Love Showdown]
  21. 20. [Archie Americana Series]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. Birthday Girl
    Jughead
  24. 23. [Archie Day by Day]
  25. 24. [Graphic Novels Offer]
  26. 25. In a Food Mood
    Archie & Friends
  27. 26. Hot Stuff
    Jughead
  28. 27. [Archie Collector Sets]
  29. 28. [Sonic Archives Offer]
  30. 29. Heat Treat
    Jughead
  31. 30. Ski-Cart Catastrophe
    Jughead
  32. 31. [Sabrina 2-DVD Set]
  33. 32. [Archie Comics Shop]
  34. 33. The Nick of Time
    Archie
  35. 34. [Archie's Digest Subscription Offer]
  36. 35. [Next Issue]
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Chaotic
  38. 37. [Nights Journey of Dreams]
    Wii
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