(June 2011)

Archie, 2010 Series
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164
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On-sale date
2011-04-20
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
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Color
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Digest
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Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

The Junk Man Cometh! (Table of Contents)

World of Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

[My Comics Are Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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The Junk Man Cometh (Table of Contents: 2)

World of Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
John Workman

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
At a garage sale, one of Dilton's old inventions is struck by lightning and turns into a giant robot.
Keywords
giant robot

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

[Archie Comics Book Club] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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Test Zest (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Jenkins; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead isn't worried about Miss Jenkins test.
Reprints

Don't Mind Me (Table of Contents: 6)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mark McKenna (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Professor Flutesnoot; Susan
Synopsis
Dilton wants to meet the new girl in study hall.
Reprints

Wedding Blisters! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski [as Pellowski] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Gina; Ken; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
While attending a wedding reception for some friends slightly older than they are, the gang discusses what it would be like to be married.
Keywords
wedding

Game Boy (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
? [as Kennedy]
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Lex; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries out for the game show "You Ask the Questions".
Reprints
Keywords
game show

Indexer Notes

The game show is a parody of the game show Jeopardy.

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

[Life With Archie Magazine for Your iPad] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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[The original seven Archie "Will you Marry Me?" issues available now as a set] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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Mad House! (Table of Contents: 11)

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 Mad House reprints.

The Mad Ad Monster (Table of Contents: 12)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Mad Ad Monster is a former TV announcer who goes berserk...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Mad Ad Monster; Captain Sprocket; Blips
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket must stop the Mad Ad Monster from breaking into Fort Knox.
Reprints
Keywords
commercials; Fort Knox; military tank; television; tornado

Indexer Notes

The Mad Ad Monster has the super-powers shown in TV commercials. Commercial gimmicks used are "Let Hertz Put You in the Driver's Seat" from Hertz Rent-a-Car, the Ajax cleanser white tornado, the Dash laundry detergent ten-foot tall washing machine; and Esso gasoline's "Put a Tiger in Your Tank."

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

Revolt of the Machines (Table of Contents: 13)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An average home somewhere in America...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Super Machines; Blips
Synopsis
The Super Machines from the Thingamajig Galaxy cause all the machines on Earth to go on strike.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; carrier pigeon; flying saucer; junk yard; refrigerator; soda machine; Sprocketmobile; television; Washington D.C.

Indexer Notes

The Super Machines homeworld is changed to Thingamajig Galaxy in this printing.

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

Flipster the Hipster (Table of Contents: 14)

A Captain Sprocket Misadventure / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What gourmet feast are we having for dinner, tonite, Gladys?
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Flipster the Hipster; Gladys; Blips
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket must stop foul-smelling Flipster the Hipster's crime spree.
Reprints
Keywords
hippie; sewer; television; TV dinner; TV game show

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Space Section / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just look at these fantastic photos of my space adventures!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket poses for some heroic photos by sticking his head through a hole in a mural.
Reprints
Keywords
photographs; publicity

[Life With Archie Magazine] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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[Archie & Friends #154-155] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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Miss Grundy - Antique Puzzle (Table of Contents: 18)

Miss Grundy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Hairpiece Hassles (Table of Contents: 19)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you think of my new hairpiece, Miss Grundy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Prof. Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; unnamed female students; Big Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee buys a new hairpiece that the teachers laugh at, so Archie arranges to have the girls swoon over it to rebuild his confidence. Mr. Weatherbee decides that it is inappropriate for so many girls to be in love with the principal and ditches the hairpiece.
Reprints
Keywords
wigs

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #78.

What's Your Sign? (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Jughead to hang up a sign.
Reprints

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

Miss Grundy Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Typing up the menu, Miss Beazly?
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Miss Beazly is typing a list of snappy comebacks.
Reprints

[Politics Unusual!] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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[Spy Girlz] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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Pup-ularity Contest (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gets a chihuahua to act as a guard dog against Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
chihuahua

Indexer Notes

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

Quit Fit (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead quits skateboarding.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboard

Indexer Notes

Wordless story.

Imagination Alteration (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wants Jughead to go on a date with Archie's cousin.
Reprints

Crystal Crisis (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A fortune teller tells Jughead that Archie is being held up.
Reprints
Keywords
crystal ball; fortune teller

The Wrrong Brothers (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Wrrong [Archie Andrews]; Forsythe Wrrong [Jughead Jones]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are the Wrrong Brothers, who invented the airplane a 100 years ago.
Reprints
Keywords
biplane; flying

Indexer Notes

Part 1: pp1-6, Part II: pp7-11

[Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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[Kevin Keller #1] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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The Brushoff (Table of Contents: 31)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Reggie causes all sorts of havoc with some invisible paint that Dilton developed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Not to Be Bee (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
While looking through Mr. Weatherbee's senior class yearbook, Betty and Veronica notice some striking parallels to Archie's high school career.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

She's Josie (Table of Contents: 33)

Josie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody

Indexer Notes

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

Second String Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 34)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Albert's father
Synopsis
Josie gives Albert a guitar for his birthday. He immediately spends all his time making up songs, playing and singing, and cares more for the guitar than for her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The four She's Josie stories reprinted in this digest comprise almost the entire issue of She's Josie #7.

Music for Millionaires Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 35)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Jerkly
Synopsis
Alex tries to show Josie that he can play the guitar and sing better than Albert. Meanwhile, his sister Alexandra, who has a crush on Albert, decides to make a play for that "penniless waif."
Reprints

Moist Minstrel Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 36)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alexandra tries to get Albert away from Josie by buying him a Beatles-style wardrobe and hairdo, and launching him as a potential folk singing star.
Reprints

The Song is Ended Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 37)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; unnamed thugs
Synopsis
Josie is in despair because Albert still cares more about his guitar than her, but then she discovers that his guitar can be helpful to her, too.
Reprints

[Get the Archiecomics App!] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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Bus Boy (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Mindy Eisman (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Snyder
Synopsis
Both Archie and Mr. Weatherbee are forced to ride the school bus with the younger students.
Reprints

Pencil Pusher! (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Trying to be prepared, Archie brings a ten-pack of pencils to school but ends up giving them all away before his big test.
Reprints

Clean Machine (Table of Contents: 41)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's mom gets a bulldozer to clean his room.
Reprints
Keywords
bulldozer

The Loner (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
While driving in the mountains, Archie, Betty and Veronica come upon an hermit who has been caught in a rock slide.
Reprints
Keywords
landslide

[Book Number 5 of the New Look Library] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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[The Best of Dan Decarlo Volume 2] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

IDW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sour Notes (Table of Contents: 45)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica is on a classical music kick and looks down on the others for listening to rock and roll.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Mr. Lodge Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't understand it, Jack--
Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Something is running up Mr. Lodge's electric bill.
Reprints

Whack Attack! (Table of Contents: 47)

World of Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie finds an old paddle-ball game but nobody is any good at it until Pop Tate shows them how it works.

[Archie Comics Double Digest Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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[World of Archie #7] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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[Archiedigital.com] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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[Escape From Zombieville, USA!] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

Zombie Chasers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Junk Man Cometh!
    World of Archie
  2. 1. [My Comics Are Archie Comics]
  3. 2. The Junk Man Cometh
    World of Archie
  4. 3. [Archie Comics Book Club]
  5. 4. [Comic Book Fair]
  6. 5. Test Zest
    Jughead
  7. 6. Don't Mind Me
    Dilton
  8. 7. Wedding Blisters!
    Archie
  9. 8. Game Boy
    Archie
  10. 9. [Life With Archie Magazine for Your iPad]
  11. 10. [The original seven Archie "Will you Marry Me?" issues available now as a set]
  12. 11. Mad House!
  13. 12. The Mad Ad Monster
    Captain Sprocket
  14. 13. Revolt of the Machines
    Captain Sprocket
  15. 14. Flipster the Hipster
    A Captain Sprocket Misadventure
  16. 15. ["Just look at these fantastic photos of my space adventures!"]
    Space Section
  17. 16. [Life With Archie Magazine]
  18. 17. [Archie & Friends #154-155]
  19. 18. Miss Grundy - Antique Puzzle
    Miss Grundy
  20. 19. Hairpiece Hassles
    Mr. Weatherbee
  21. 20. What's Your Sign?
    Jughead
  22. 21. ["Typing up the menu, Miss Beazly?"]
    Miss Grundy Gag Bag
  23. 22. [Politics Unusual!]
  24. 23. [Spy Girlz]
  25. 24. Pup-ularity Contest
    Archie
  26. 25. Quit Fit
    Jughead
  27. 26. Imagination Alteration
    Jughead
  28. 27. Crystal Crisis
    Jughead
  29. 28. The Wrrong Brothers
    Archie & Friends
  30. 29. [Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!]
  31. 30. [Kevin Keller #1]
  32. 31. The Brushoff
    Dilton
  33. 32. Not to Be Bee
    Archie & Friends
  34. 33. She's Josie
    Josie
  35. 34. Second String Chapter 1
    Josie
  36. 35. Music for Millionaires Chapter 2
    Josie
  37. 36. Moist Minstrel Chapter 3
    Josie
  38. 37. The Song is Ended Chapter 4
    Josie
  39. 38. [Get the Archiecomics App!]
  40. 39. Bus Boy
    Archie
  41. 40. Pencil Pusher!
    Archie
  42. 41. Clean Machine
    Jughead
  43. 42. The Loner
    Archie
  44. 43. [Book Number 5 of the New Look Library]
  45. 44. [The Best of Dan Decarlo Volume 2]
    IDW
  46. 45. Sour Notes
    The Archies
  47. 46. ["I can't understand it, Jack--"]
    Mr. Lodge Pin-Up
  48. 47. Whack Attack!
    World of Archie
  49. 48. [Archie Comics Double Digest Subscriptions]
  50. 49. [World of Archie #7]
  51. 50. [Archiedigital.com]
  52. 51. [Escape From Zombieville, USA!]
    Zombie Chasers
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