(September 2008)

Archie, 2005 Series
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Price
2.49 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
5 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
?
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
color
Dimensions
digest
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Reg the Barbarian (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D’Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper

Reg the Barbarian! (Table of Contents: 1)

Reggie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie gets a summer job at a medieval fair.
Reprints

The Dark Avenger! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zounds! Who is that masked man?
Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
The Dark Avenger [Betty Cooper]; Countess DeLodge [Veronica Lodge]; Baron Le Rhat [Reggie Mantle]; Archie Andrews (as a royal guardsman)
Synopsis
One of Countess DeLodge's guards discovers who has stolen the Ruby of Rajput and the identity of the hero known as the Dark Avenger.
Reprints
Keywords
dungeon; medieval France; Paris

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

That's Smarts (Table of Contents: 3)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Dick Malmgren
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Vicky Mantle
Synopsis
Mrs. Andrews and Mrs. Mantle come up with a plan to get more work done by their sons around their houses.
Reprints

That's Life! (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't go to Pop Tate's with you, Reggie!
Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Reprints

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

Moose's Oddball Sports Report / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, here's the pitch!
Genre
humor; sports

Time / Space Conundrum, or, Stop This Time Machine--I Want to Get Off! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints

Spy Gig (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Jason Jensen
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
spy; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]; Vincent Van Heusen; Vanessa Van Heusen
Synopsis
The Archies are approached by a government agency to go undercover, infiltrate the island of a reclusive billionaire and stop his plans for world domination.
Reprints

Pride Chide (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Without doubt I have the biggest bat in our league!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie expects to play major league baseball.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Tragic Magic (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wish I could perform magic!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The boys attend a magic show.
Reprints

Giving Them the Business (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie & the Gang / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge inspires the gang to start their own businesses over the summer. But he can't seem to inspire an entrepreneurial effort from Veronica.
Reprints

The Mediator (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mr. Mantle; Mr. Sayles
Synopsis
When Reggie almost costs his father a large advertising client he learns a valuable lesson.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Reg the Barbarian
  2. 1. Reg the Barbarian!
    Reggie
  3. 2. The Dark Avenger!
    Archie
  4. 3. That's Smarts
    Reggie and Me
  5. 4. That's Life!
    Reggie
  6. 5. ["Now, here's the pitch!"]
    Moose's Oddball Sports Report
  7. 6. Time / Space Conundrum, or, Stop This Time Machine--I Want to Get Off!
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  8. 7. Spy Gig
    Archie & Friends
  9. 8. Pride Chide
    Reggie
  10. 9. Tragic Magic
    Reggie
  11. 10. Giving Them the Business
    Archie & the Gang
  12. 11. The Mediator
    Archie & Reggie
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