Archie's Double Digest Magazine #211 [Direct Edition]
(October 2010)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
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Color
Four Color
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Digest
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Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Garden Variety Goofs (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Keywords
rose bush

Atlantis Reveal the Secret (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Garden Variety Goofs (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge hires Archie and Jughead to do some gardening.

[Hero Factory] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

A Little Bird Told Me (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie find a parrot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Splash Downer (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The kids at camp pull pranks on Archie, causing him to get wet several times.
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Keywords
summer camp

Taxing Day (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie creates a taxi service with his bicycle.
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Kite Delight (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie's home-made kite lifts him off the ground.
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Keywords
kite

Summer Snaps (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Hot Dog
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Indexer Notes

Six two-panel gags.

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom! Did you wash the shirt I asked you to?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie asks his mom if she washed his shirt.
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[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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[Archie Comics' "Freshman Year" is the #1 most downloaded comic ever!!!] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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Treasure Trove (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie uses a metal detector at the beach to find lost items.
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Slip Quip! (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie always has an excuse.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

Out on a Limb (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Milton; Veronica Lodge; The Falcon (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
Archie and the gang accidently stumble across a counterfeiting ring.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #70, no credits listed in this digest.

Archie Americana Series Best of the Seventies Book 2 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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Two New Graphic Novels (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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Caddy Shock (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gets Archie as a caddy at a golf course and has the best game of golf in his life.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

Indexer Notes

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

Inspired Performance (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Ronald Birdwillow
Synopsis
Archie and Chuck help Ronald Birdwillow, a children's author, clean out his garage.
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Steer Jeer (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie drives Mr. Lodge's boat to the wrong marina.
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Divine Canine (Table of Contents: 20)

Hot Dog / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Hot Dog; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Hot Dog likes a poodle.
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[Hide your burgers!] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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[My Father's Betrayal] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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That Suits Me (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie spends the afternoon watching Betty and Veronica try on bikinis.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Tower of Power (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose tries to hold up the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Reprints
Keywords
Leaning Tower of Pisa

Pet-Pourri (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Lockleap; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Jellybean; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Archie, Jughead and Reggie volunteer at a pet show so they can meet Miss Lockleap.
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[Battle of the BFF's] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

Everybody Loves a Winner (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie makes fun of the Little League baseball team that Archie coaches.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; Little League

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #80, no credits listed in this digest.

Thrill Thrall (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Denise
Synopsis
Everybody in town tries to take Denise on an exciting date but she is bored with all of them, until she rides in Archie's car.
Reprints
Keywords
amusement park; surfing

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

The Cartoon Life of Chuck Clayton (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Little Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Little Archie reprints.

The Sport of Danger (Table of Contents: 33)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
While scuba diving with Mr. Lodge, the kids find pirate treasure.
Reprints
Keywords
scuba diving

Bad Luck Betty (Table of Contents: 34)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Ambrose Pipps; South Side Serpents [Fangs Fogarty]
Synopsis
When the kids are one player short for the big baseball game against the South Side Serpents, they are forced to let Betty play, even though she doesn't know how to play the game.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #291, no credits listed in this digest.

Now Hear This (Table of Contents: 35)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Little Veronica shows Little Archie how to hear the ocean by placing a seashell to his ear.
Reprints

Shade In the Dots (Table of Contents: 36)

Little Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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[Archie Digest Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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Paradise Is in Your Own Backyard (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Haley Gillian; Lenz Klicker
Synopsis
Archie gets a job working as an intern for the famous photographer Lenz Klicker.
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Kokomon (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis
Archie spends the day babysitting Leroy while he goes to a Kokomon movie and buys Kokomon trading cards.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kokomon is a parody of Pokemon.

[Love & Marriage] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Got Married!] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie 1 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Colors
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Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Archie 1 reprints.

The Mountain Man (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie 1; Jughead 1; Veronica 1; Betty 1; Weatherbee 1; Grundy 1
Synopsis
Archie 1 and his friends climb to the top of a mountain to seek advice from Omom.
Reprints
Keywords
banana; banana peel

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #70, no credits listed in this digest.

Fare and Cooler (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Jughead 1; Moose 1
Synopsis
Jughead 1 builds a raft and charges the others to use it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #72, no credits listed in this digest.

Sports-R-Us! (Table of Contents: 46)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Jughead 1; Reggie 1
Synopsis
The boys create a game called Flog, but the girls think it's dumb so they create their own game, Golf.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #71, no credits listed in this digest.

[The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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[Hang On!] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

Memories (Table of Contents: 49)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie shows up at school a couple days before the new year starts and reminisces with Mr. Weatherbee on the previous year.
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Shout Bout (Table of Contents: 50)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead tries to warn Archie about a hole.
Reprints

Here's the Scoop (Table of Contents: 51)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Rose (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gets a summer job working on an ice cream truck.
Reprints

[There couldn't be a better time to subscribe!] (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

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[Archie Double Digest #212] (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

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[September Is Library Card Sign-Up Month] (Table of Contents: 54)

The Campaign for American Libraries / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Dwyane Wade (basketball player, photo)

[Hero Factory] (Table of Contents: 55) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Garden Variety Goofs
    Archie
  2. 1. Atlantis Reveal the Secret
    Lego
  3. 2. Garden Variety Goofs
    Archie
  4. 3. [Hero Factory]
    Lego
  5. 4. A Little Bird Told Me
    Jughead
  6. 5. Splash Downer
    Archie
  7. 6. Taxing Day
    Archie
  8. 7. Kite Delight
    Archie
  9. 8. Summer Snaps
    Archie Gang
  10. 9. ["Mom! Did you wash the shirt I asked you to?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  11. 10. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  12. 11. [Archie Comics' "Freshman Year" is the #1 most downloaded comic ever!!!]
  13. 12. Treasure Trove
    Archie
  14. 13. Slip Quip!
    Archie
  15. 14. Out on a Limb
    Archie
  16. 15. Archie Americana Series Best of the Seventies Book 2
  17. 16. Two New Graphic Novels
  18. 17. Caddy Shock
    Archie
  19. 18. Inspired Performance
    Archie
  20. 19. Steer Jeer
    Archie
  21. 20. Divine Canine
    Hot Dog
  22. 21. [Hide your burgers!]
  23. 22. [My Father's Betrayal]
  24. 23. That Suits Me
    Archie
  25. 24. Tower of Power
    Archie
  26. 25. Pet-Pourri
    Archie & Friends
  27. 26. [Battle of the BFF's]
  28. 27. ["The two greatest bands in comic book history..."]
  29. 28. Everybody Loves a Winner
    Archie
  30. 29. Thrill Thrall
    Archie
  31. 30. ["Be very afraid... this Halloween"]
  32. 31. The Cartoon Life of Chuck Clayton
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie
  34. 33. The Sport of Danger
    Little Archie
  35. 34. Bad Luck Betty
    Little Archie
  36. 35. Now Hear This
    Little Archie
  37. 36. Shade In the Dots
    Little Archie
  38. 37. ["Archie comics graphic novels"]
  39. 38. [Archie Digest Collectors Sets]
  40. 39. Paradise Is in Your Own Backyard
    Archie
  41. 40. Kokomon
    Archie
  42. 41. [Love & Marriage]
  43. 42. [Archie Got Married!]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Archie 1
  45. 44. The Mountain Man
    Archie 1
  46. 45. Fare and Cooler
    Archie 1
  47. 46. Sports-R-Us!
    Archie 1
  48. 47. [The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.]
  49. 48. [Hang On!]
  50. 49. Memories
    Archie
  51. 50. Shout Bout
    Archie
  52. 51. Here's the Scoop
    Archie
  53. 52. [There couldn't be a better time to subscribe!]
  54. 53. [Archie Double Digest #212]
  55. 54. [September Is Library Card Sign-Up Month]
    The Campaign for American Libraries
  56. 55. [Hero Factory]
    Lego
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