World of Archie Double Digest #17 [Direct Edition]
(June 2012)

Archie, 2010 Series
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3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
Published ten times a year (monthly except March and November)
On-sale date
2012-05-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468503 01711
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Color
Color
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Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Archie Babies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Mawhinney
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Rosario Pena [as Tito Pena]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Archie Babies
Genre
children; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones (all as toddlers)
Synopsis
Archie and his friends play with blocks.

The Hunt For Treasure X (Table of Contents: 1)

The Archie Babies / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Kunkel (credited)
Pencils
Art Mawhinney (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Matt Herms (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley (all as toddlers); Miss Blossom
Synopsis
Archie finds a treasure map and the gang uses their adding skills to find treasure.
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Recess Time (Table of Contents: 2)

The Archie Babies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Kunkel ?
Pencils
Art Mawhinney
Inks
Rich Koslowski ?
Colors
Matt Herms ?
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper (all as toddlers)
Synopsis
Three gags.
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Make Your Own Treasure Hunt (Table of Contents: 3)

The Archie Babies / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Kunkel ?
Pencils
Art Mawhinney
Inks
Rich Koslowski ?
Colors
Matt Herms ?
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley (all as toddlers)
Synopsis
A page on how to make your own treasure hunt.
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The Class of 2027 (Table of Contents: 4)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Madam Noetell; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
At the annual Riverdale High Carnival, Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy learn about the future of Riverdale High and its students from a fortune teller.
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Keywords
carnival; crystal ball; fortune teller; gypsy; juggling

Collection Rejection (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie gives Veronica his autograph.
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Paper Caper (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Two girls bring Mr. Weatherbee Archie's file.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie's Madhouse / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I...I can't hold them back any longer!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Clyde Didit; Captain Sprocket; Mighty Chick; Super Snail; Captain Pumpernik
Synopsis
Introduction to the Archie's Madhouse (Archie, 1959 series) reprint section.

The Prime Time Machine (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Bob White (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
The Genius Monster; Gustav; Hilda The Witch (host)
Synopsis
The Genius Monster and Gustav attempt to rule the world using a time machine.
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

Indexer Notes

The script was not updated to change the Genius Monster and Gustav going 1000 years into the past to the year 962.

The Rat Race For Space (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Bob White (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
The Pink Martian Man; Johnny; Margie; Archie Andrews (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis
Two kids want the Pink Martian Man to take them to the year 2062, but he explains disadvantages of living in that year.
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Indexer Notes

Story was not updated to change 1962 and 2062 to 2012 and 2122.

The Hip Drip! (Table of Contents: 10)

Chester Square; Lester Cool / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Chester Square; Lester Cool; Yvonne
Synopsis
Lester tries to swoon the new French exchange student Yvonne with his slang, but Yvonne can only understand Chester's plain English.
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Space Dates! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
The Pink Martian Man
Synopsis
The Pink Martian Man shows us the teens from other planets that may steal away our girlfriends.
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The Nosey Photographer (Table of Contents: 12)

Hilda the Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Hilda the Witch; The Cat Girl; The Creature from the Lagoon; The Fly (not the superhero); The Mole Man; The Spider Man; The Phantom of the Opera; Dr. Cyclops; The "Thing"
Synopsis
Hilda asks "How do you like being a monster in Hollywood?" and each monster replies.
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Indexer Notes

"The Spider Man" shown here actually looks like a spider with a human face. The cover date of this issue is one month before the cover date of Marvel's Spider-Man debuted in Amazing Fantasy (Marvel, 1962 series) #15 (August, 1962)

An Eye Full (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
Hal
Synopsis
Hal's friend sets up a blind date for Hal. He promises that this one actually has two eyes. It turns out her two eyes are stacked, not side by side.
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House of Horror (Table of Contents: 14)

Les Cool 'N' Ches Square / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Lester Cool; Chester Square
Synopsis
Lester shows Chester around a haunted house.
Reprints

Pie in Your Eye (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Ragwort
Synopsis
Betty helps Archie bake a vinegar pie and a green tomato pie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie # 516 (apparently the original publication) credits script to Kathleen Webb and inks to Bob Smith.

Expert Help (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils
John Rosenbeger (credited)
Inks
John Rosenbeger (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries to help Jughead escape the United Girls Against Jughead.
Reprints
Keywords
garbage can; lasso; U.G.A.J.; United Girls Against Jughead

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

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't really afford popcorn, but the smell is too tempting!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tells Jughead about the movie he is watching.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

A Man and His Cat (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Victor Gorelick (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Tweety Boy (cat)
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tells us about his cat named Tweety Boy.
Reprints

Here VR, Dr. Doom & Me! (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
C. J. Henderson (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Xptolian citizens; Mad Doctor Doom; Chester Plunkett; Twyla Flurch; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mad Doctor Doom kidnaps Archie so he can begin his plan of conquering the world using Dilton's virtual reality machine.
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Indexer Notes

Told in three parts: Part One (6 pages), Part Two (5 pages), and Part Three (5 pages).

Eye Cried For You (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie causes chaos for Mr. Weatherbee when he spends the day as health monitor.
Reprints

Color Confusion (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee needs to know his hair color to renew his driver's license, but no one knows what color it is.
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She's Josie (Table of Contents: 22)

She's Josie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
?
Colors
Rosario Pena [as Tito Pena]
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Pepper; Melody
Synopsis
Introduction to the She's Josie (Archie, 1963 series) reprint section.

The Mudslinger (Table of Contents: 23)

Josie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Pepper; Melody; Albert; Josie
Synopsis
Alex takes up super-heroing as Mighty Man. With Alexandra as Mighty Girl, they seek out a non-existant villain they call the Mudslinger (who is actually a pranking Pepper and Melody).
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Told in two parts: Part One (8 pages) and Part Two (5 pages).

Dressed To Kill (Table of Contents: 24)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Everyone mocks the girls' latest groovy '60s fashions, except for Alex.
Reprints

Frost Free (Table of Contents: 25)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alexandra kidnaps Albert and takes him to her "underground man-trap."
Reprints

A Helping Hand (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Archie becomes a vacuum salesman and gives Betty a demonstration.
Reprints

Weighty Menu (Table of Contents: 27)

Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Beazly; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wonders why his lunch tray is bent.
Reprints

Heap Cheap (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead tries to order lobster.
Reprints

Taking Up Space (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee becomes a nervous wreck when Archie gets ready to launch a rocket for science class.
Reprints

Easy Rider! (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tests out Mr. Lodge's new virtual reality bike.
Reprints
Keywords
virtual reality

Garage Sale Puzzle (Table of Contents: 31)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Trace the path and write down each letter to reveal what Archie's mom has to say about garage sales.
Reprints

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

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, we can't go out tonight after all!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge (in theater, but unseen)
Synopsis
Archie breaks his date with Veronica to take Betty to the movies.

Role Muddle (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Lyle Loman; Noah; Eric; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Noah's grandpa; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Three freshmen try to be just like Archie.
Reprints

Everything's Archie (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Archie Babies"]
    The Archie Babies
  2. 1. The Hunt For Treasure X
    The Archie Babies
  3. 2. Recess Time
    The Archie Babies
  4. 3. Make Your Own Treasure Hunt
    The Archie Babies
  5. 4. The Class of 2027
    Mr. Weatherbee
  6. 5. Collection Rejection
    Reggie
  7. 6. Paper Caper
    Archie
  8. 7. ["I...I can't hold them back any longer!"]
    Archie's Madhouse
  9. 8. The Prime Time Machine
  10. 9. The Rat Race For Space
  11. 10. The Hip Drip!
    Chester Square; Lester Cool
  12. 11. Space Dates!
  13. 12. The Nosey Photographer
    Hilda the Witch
  14. 13. An Eye Full
  15. 14. House of Horror
    Les Cool 'N' Ches Square
  16. 15. Pie in Your Eye
    Archie
  17. 16. Expert Help
    Archie
  18. 17. ["I can't really afford popcorn, but the smell is too tempting!"]
    Archie
  19. 18. A Man and His Cat
    Mr. Weatherbee
  20. 19. Here VR, Dr. Doom & Me!
    Archie
  21. 20. Eye Cried For You
    Archie
  22. 21. Color Confusion
    Mr. Weatherbee
  23. 22. She's Josie
    She's Josie
  24. 23. The Mudslinger
    Josie
  25. 24. Dressed To Kill
    Josie
  26. 25. Frost Free
    Josie
  27. 26. A Helping Hand
    Archie
  28. 27. Weighty Menu
    Weatherbee
  29. 28. Heap Cheap
    Jughead
  30. 29. Taking Up Space
    Archie
  31. 30. Easy Rider!
    Archie
  32. 31. Garage Sale Puzzle
  33. 32. ["Veronica, we can't go out tonight after all!"]
    Archie
  34. 33. Role Muddle
    Archie
  35. 34. Everything's Archie
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