Archie Double Digest #229 [Direct Edition]
(July 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
Published ten times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
On-sale date
2012-05-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469517 22911
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Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena [as Tito Pena] (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yahoo!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Home Movies! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Due to the rising cost of entertainment, Archie and the gang open an outdoor movie theater in Archie's backyard.
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Horse Play! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Scott Jeralds (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The guys visit Betty at her new job, which is playing Calamity Jane at a Wild West attraction.
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Head Work (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gets an expensive vase stuck on his head.
Reprints

Car-azy (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Archie's grandfather; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Alfredo
Synopsis
Veronica turns down Archie for the prom because of his clunky car.
Reprints
Keywords
auto-show; prom

Ball Crazy (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
unnamed baseball; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Beazly
Synopsis
Archie catches a home run, and the ball tells us the story of what happened when Archie took the ball to school.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Very En-lightening (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge explains lightening to Veronica and Archie.
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The Key Man (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie loses the key to the lost-and-found room.
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Into the Riverdale Triangle: Part One (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopolis (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Lodge, and Veronica go fishing in the Riverdale Triangle. A bad storm sets them off course and on a dinosaur-inhabited island.
Reprints
Keywords
desert island; dinosaur; fishing; shipwreck; storm

Into the Riverdale Triangle: Part Two (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopolis
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Lodge, and Veronica are rescued from the island.
Reprints
Keywords
desert island; dinosaur

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, wake up!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie tries to prove that he can concentrate in class.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Dumb Ringer! (Table of Contents: 11)

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
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Reggie plays horseshoes with Mr. Lodge at the fair to get on Mr. Lodge's good side. However, Archie gets to take Veronica around the fair.
Reprints
Keywords
county fair; horseshoes

It's Plane Silly (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie fly paper airplanes when Miss Grundy leaves the room.
Reprints

Little Archie & Friends! (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Archie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Introduction to the Little Archie reprint section.

Film Fun (Table of Contents: 14)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (signed)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling (signed)

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Ambrose
Synopsis
Director Little Archie shoots a Western film with Ronnie as the leading lady.
Reprints

A Ride To Doom (Table of Contents: 15)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
children; humor; adventure
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Little Archie saves the day when the bus to the away baseball game gets stuck in a puddle.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

The Kiss Off (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Little Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Little Jughead Jones; Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda turns Jughead into a frog because he is eating her party food. To get him changed back, Jughead has to kiss a girl.
Reprints

Life's Forgotten Daze (Table of Contents: 17)

Little Betty & Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Caramel; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Betty is sad because everyone forgets her birthday.
Reprints

Tall Tales (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Bolling (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
children; humor; adventure
Characters
Little Ambrose Pipps; Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Algernon; Lydia
Synopsis
Ambrose's tall tales about his imaginary adventures get on everyone's nerves, but he has a real adventure when the Good Ol' Gang makes him crawl into the sewer to retrieve a baseball.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

A Real Loser (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
children; humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Little Jughead loses a bet and has to hold one end of Archie's hammock.
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Knock Knack (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie plays his guitar and annoys Veronica's parents.
Reprints

Good To The Earth (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Find the names of things you can recycle in the word search.

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

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 also love your eyes, your nose, your hair, your lips...
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie buys Pasta-loopsys because he knows the cute daughter of the company vice president.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Baby Talk (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Mrs. Gray; Sidney Gray
Synopsis
Archie ditches girl watching with Chuck and Reggie to babysit his neighbor's son Sidney. However, when Archie takes Sidney to the park, he attracts more girls than Chuck and Reggie.
Reprints

Splashed Downer (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Greenbush
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie begin their annual summer soaking contest.

Indexer Notes

On panel 1 of page 1, the initials F.R. are carved into a tree, symbolizing Fernando Ruiz.

Full Moon Follies (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie becomes convinced that this is a time of year when weirdos and wise guys are compelled to come up to him and make stupid jokes. So he disguises himself as an old woman to avoid weirdos.
Reprints

The Rising Son (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews ; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Officer Pete; Andy
Synopsis
Archie can't seem to wake up during the weekdays.
Reprints

Stick With It! (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie gets glued to the fence and is taken to school to be unglued.
Reprints
Keywords
glue; practical joke

The Exception (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Hartley ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie tells Moose that humans use 1/10 of their brains.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Wilbur / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you name anything that we get from chemistry that we'd be better off without?
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Introduction to the Wilbur reprint section. Features a cover reprint of Wilbur Comics (Archie, 1944 series) #89.
Reprints

Bargain Sail (Table of Contents: 30)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to sweet-talk Linda out of her sail tickets so he can take Laurie.
Reprints

Beauty Or The Beast (Table of Contents: 31)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Alec; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur and Alec visit Laurie in the early morning to see if she is a natural beauty.
Reprints

Good Taste in Cars! (Table of Contents: 32)

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; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Pop go for a ride in Pop's new hybrid SUV.
Reprints

The Super Bash (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
John Clark (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead plan an end-of-school-year bash.

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. ["Yahoo!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Home Movies!
    Archie
  3. 2. Horse Play!
    Archie
  4. 3. Head Work
    Archie
  5. 4. Car-azy
    Archie
  6. 5. Ball Crazy
    Archie
  7. 6. Very En-lightening
    Archie
  8. 7. The Key Man
    Archie
  9. 8. Into the Riverdale Triangle: Part One
    Archie
  10. 9. Into the Riverdale Triangle: Part Two
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Archie, wake up!"]
    Archie
  12. 11. Dumb Ringer!
    Archie
  13. 12. It's Plane Silly
    Archie
  14. 13. Little Archie & Friends!
    Little Archie
  15. 14. Film Fun
    Little Archie
  16. 15. A Ride To Doom
    Little Archie
  17. 16. The Kiss Off
    Little Sabrina
  18. 17. Life's Forgotten Daze
    Little Betty & Veronica
  19. 18. Tall Tales
    Little Ambrose
  20. 19. A Real Loser
    Little Archie
  21. 20. Knock Knack
    Archie
  22. 21. Good To The Earth
    Archie
  23. 22. ["I also love your eyes, your nose, your hair, your lips..."]
    Archie
  24. 23. Baby Talk
    Archie
  25. 24. Splashed Downer
    Archie
  26. 25. Full Moon Follies
    Archie
  27. 26. The Rising Son
    Archie
  28. 27. Stick With It!
    Archie
  29. 28. The Exception
    Archie
  30. 29. ["Can you name anything that we get from chemistry that we'd be better off without?"]
    Wilbur
  31. 30. Bargain Sail
    Wilbur
  32. 31. Beauty Or The Beast
    Wilbur
  33. 32. Good Taste in Cars!
    Archie
  34. 33. The Super Bash
    Archie
  35. 34. Everything's Archie
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