Archie Comics Digest #265 [Newsstand]
(August 2010)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
2.69 USD
Pages
84
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
722627468505 65
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Archie Comics Digest (Archie, 1973 series) #265 [Direct Edition].

Indicia title: Archie Digest Magazine

Cover title: Archie Digest


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Jason Jensen (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come and get 'em, Arch! Would you like one or two?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[Moonshadow Rise of the Ninja] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Little Brown and Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Splash Down! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie and his friends try to find something cool to do on a hot summer day.

[Unnatural History] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Change of Heart (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie plan to go surfing until Archie sees the conditions.
Reprints
Keywords
surf board; surfing

That Certain Sound (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Wendy
Synopsis
Archie is constantly bothered by loud noises.
Reprints

Raft of Trouble (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go drifting down the lake on a raft, while Veronica joins Reggie on a speedboat.
Reprints

Barbecue Blunder! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's family remembers all the fun times over the years having backyard barbecues and Jughead showing up in time for the meal.
Reprints
Keywords
picnic

Shape Up or Ship Out (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After doing physical fitness exercises, Archie is so exhausted that he literally can't stand still without falling down.
Reprints

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

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

[Archie got married, now read the "Epilogue"] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Mad House! (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

One-page illustration to start the next section of Mad House stories.

Dr. Syklops (Table of Contents: 12)

Mad House / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Dr. Syklops; Joe; Janet
Synopsis
Dr. Syklops accidentally shrinks Joe and Janet to small size.
Reprints

The Rat Race for Space! (Table of Contents: 13)

Mad House / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Pink Martian Man
Synopsis
Two kids ask Pink Martian Man to transport them to the future.
Reprints

Space Hunter (Table of Contents: 14)

Godfrey Gooch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Godfrey Gooch
Synopsis
Godfrey Gooch is sent into space to get new animals for a zoo and becomes part of an alien zoo instead.
Reprints

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

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

[Archie Americana Series Best of the Seventies] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Crafty Caper (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
When Veronica loses the item she made at summer camp as a kid, Archie plans to make another one and replace the one that was lost.
Reprints

Attractive Nuisance (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie brings a big magnet to the beach, and while he's arguing with Jughead about who the "they" are in the term "they say," everyone's metal possessions are attracted to the magnet.
Reprints
Keywords
magnet

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[The Name is Andrews. Archie Andrews.] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Arch Is in the House (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica buys a fancy dog house and Archie gets stuck inside.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, the sunglasses you bought me...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica makes Archie wear dark sunglasses so he can't see the other girls on the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; sunglasses; swimsuits

Order Ardor (Table of Contents: 23)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiriam Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Archie and Jughead order food on Mr. Lodge's tab, Lodge has orders for Smithers.
Reprints

Super Summer (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Rose (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead discuss what super-powers their friends would have.
Reprints

[Archie Digest Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

[Next Month in Archie Digest #266] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

[It Only Takes a Spark.] (Table of Contents: 27)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Fire safety PSA.

[Big Problems Call For Big Solutions] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Come and get 'em, Arch! Would you like one or two?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Moonshadow Rise of the Ninja]
    Little Brown and Company
  3. 2. Splash Down!
    Archie
  4. 3. [Unnatural History]
    Cartoon Network
  5. 4. Change of Heart
    Archie
  6. 5. That Certain Sound
    Archie
  7. 6. Raft of Trouble
    Archie
  8. 7. Barbecue Blunder!
    Archie
  9. 8. Shape Up or Ship Out
    Archie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [Archie got married, now read the "Epilogue"]
  12. 11. Mad House!
  13. 12. Dr. Syklops
    Mad House
  14. 13. The Rat Race for Space!
    Mad House
  15. 14. Space Hunter
    Godfrey Gooch
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. [Archie Americana Series Best of the Seventies]
  18. 17. Crafty Caper
    Archie
  19. 18. Attractive Nuisance
    Archie
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. [The Name is Andrews. Archie Andrews.]
  22. 21. Arch Is in the House
    Archie
  23. 22. ["Ronnie, the sunglasses you bought me..."]
    Archie Pin Up
  24. 23. Order Ardor
    Mr. Lodge
  25. 24. Super Summer
    Archie
  26. 25. [Archie Digest Subscriptions]
  27. 26. [Next Month in Archie Digest #266]
    Archie
  28. 27. [It Only Takes a Spark.]
  29. 28. [Big Problems Call For Big Solutions]
    Lego
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Peter Croome