Archie Comics Digest #260 [Direct Edition]
(March 2010)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.69 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages
92
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Mar. and Oct.)
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
?
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Canadian price in indicia.

Indicia title: Archie Digest Magazine.

ISSN: 10591877


The Snow Ball! (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle

Introducing Lunch Lady (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Snow Ball (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
John Rose
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Phil Felix

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie has enough money to take Betty to the school dance or get his car fixed, but not both.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[You & your Valentine will love these graphic novels.] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Bunch Hunch (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie can't sleep.
Reprints

The Joke's on Who? (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Al Nickerson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Ms. Beazly; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie pulls a series of practical jokes on others at school.
Reprints
Keywords
practical joke

Not Quite (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has an important meeting. Can Archie's car get him there with all the snow?
Reprints

Cold Shoulder (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy is afraid all the sick students will pass their germs on to her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Mad House / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Lust for Loot (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jim Darling
Synopsis
Jim Darling hosts a tv game show.
Reprints

Zalula the Love-Sick Space Girl (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Zalula
Synopsis
A spaceman lands on a planet where he encounters Zalula, a love-sick alien girl.
Reprints

Madhouse Visits Monster Manor (Table of Contents: 14)

Mad Doctor Frankenfurter / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Doctor Frankenfurter
Reprints
  • From ?

Martian Mission (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Martians come to Earth in look for aid from the President.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index of original comic.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Losin It (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gives his parents a hard time about being forgetful.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #18, no credits listed in this digest.

The Average Awards (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wins an average good citizen award.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #18, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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

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

A Chance to Shine! (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has to pose as Mr. Shine and sell floor cleaning products.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #10, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Home and Alone (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is stuck home alone.
Reprints

Wise Ways (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad gets him to study.
Reprints

MoCCA Madness (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Arie Kaplan
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Ellen Abramowitz; Karl Erickson; Martin Yaniff (flashback)
Synopsis
Archie and the gang visit MoCCA (Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art) in New York. Archie and Jughead stumble into a secret room and find unknown pages from Martin Yaniff's first comic.
Reprints
  • From ?

The Art of Archie (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Archie; MoCCA / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Next Month in Archie Digest #261 (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Kingdom Hearts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

Free Realms / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Snow Ball!
    Archie
  2. 1. Introducing Lunch Lady
  3. 2. The Snow Ball
    Archie
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  5. 4. [You & your Valentine will love these graphic novels.]
    Archie
  6. 5. Bunch Hunch
    Archie
  7. 6. The Joke's on Who?
    Archie
  8. 7. Not Quite
    Archie
  9. 8. Cold Shoulder
    Archie & Friends
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Mad House
  13. 12. Lust for Loot
  14. 13. Zalula the Love-Sick Space Girl
  15. 14. Madhouse Visits Monster Manor
    Mad Doctor Frankenfurter
  16. 15. Martian Mission
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. Losin It
    Archie
  20. 19. The Average Awards
    Archie
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. A Chance to Shine!
    Archie
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. Home and Alone
    Archie
  27. 26. Wise Ways
    Archie's Dad
  28. 27. MoCCA Madness
    Archie
  29. 28. The Art of Archie
    Archie; MoCCA
  30. 29. Next Month in Archie Digest #261
    Archie
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Kingdom Hearts
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Free Realms
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  • James Ludwig
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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