Archie Double Digest #230 [Direct Edition]
(August 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
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Published ten times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
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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)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena [as Tito Pena] (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie!! I saw you staring at that girl in the bikini under the beach umbrella!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Buzz Words (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mr. Clover
Synopsis
A honey-bee hive in the back yard causes problems for the Andrews.
Keywords
beekeeper; honey bee

The Cheap Date! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie thinks a trip to the beach with Veronica will be a cheap date but he soon learns otherwise.
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Star Tricked (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie dozes off while waiting for his friends and imagines them all on a space ship.
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Indexer Notes

Parody of Star Trek, Star Wars, the Terminator and Alien movies.

Stunt Stint (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie tries one stunt after another to attract the attention of a pretty girl on the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
Frisbee; sand surfing

The Wrong Goodbye (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Archie gets a last minute invitation to join the Lodges at their lake retreat, Betty makes sure he's late to join them by cooking fresh cookies, showing him her new bikini in a catalog, and pelting him with kisses.
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That Lucky Old Lid (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie shows Mr. Lodge that a lucky hat can improve his golf game.
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Keywords
golf

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Seek and Ye Shall Find (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie tries to find a good summer job.

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

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

Neck Check (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has hurt his neck while being a lifeguard.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

credits from the original story

30 Seconds to Live (Table of Contents: 12)

Jungle Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jungle Archie [Archie Andrews]; Changa; Juggo [Jughead Jones]; King Lodgeheim of Glockenstein [Hiram Lodge]; Ox [Moose Mason]; Count Reggdorf [Reggie Mantle]; Princess Veronica [Veronica Lodge]; Betty Scooper [Betty Cooper]
Synopsis
King Lodgeheim hires Jungle Archie to guard Ox at the 1932 Olympic games.
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Keywords
Hollywood Hills sign; Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum; Olympic flame; Olympics; rowing

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Battle of Hastings...
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie daydreams during class.

Monstrous Thoughts (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie, Betty Veronica, and Jughead go to a monster truck rally, and Archie wonders what it would be like owning one.
Reprints
Keywords
monster truck

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

Top That If You Can (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie has a love note to Veronica delivered via sky writing and Archie feels down because he feels he can't compete.
Reprints
Keywords
skywriting

[Little Archie and Friends] (Table of Contents: 18)

Little Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

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

The Silly Season (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mark Brewer (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited); Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica stop ant-like aliens from kidnapping Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
Flying Saucer

The Frog Farm (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews; Elvis (frog)
Synopsis
Little Archie has no time for Ronnie's attempts to get him interested in dating and dancing; he wants to start a "frog farm" with Elvis the frog. But when he wrecks a go-kart after leaving Elvis as a deposit, it's Ronnie who buys the frog back for Little Archie. And after Little Archie gets Elvis back, he sees something that makes him think that boys might need girls after all.
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The Witches of Oz (Table of Contents: 21)

Little Sabrina / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Pop Tate; Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Fangs Fogarty
Synopsis
Aunt Zelda decides to write her own book where witches can be the heroes and writes a parody of The Wizard of Oz.
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Indexer Notes

Could be from The Adventures of Little Archie #82 but needs confirmation.

The Joker (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes jokes while Betty gets ready for a picnic.
Reprints

His Golf Game (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fangs Fogarty
Synopsis
Little Archie accidentally hits Fang with a golf ball.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

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Rough Rebuff (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie & The Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie thinks it looks rough out there, but Reggie proves it is.

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Diver Down (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think Archie is faking distress so they will swim out and save him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

octopus; life guard

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mmmm! That makes my mouth water!
Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Fred buys a new grill.

Forest Feast (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Archie ruins the troop's food while hiking he orders pizza.
Reprints

Oh Poi (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Marty Epp (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to combine a Hawaiian Luau with a New England clambake.
Reprints
Keywords
clambake; luau

Indexer Notes

Mr. Lodge is called "J.P." in this story; though he was sometimes called Albert, "J.P." was usually his name at this time. He was re-named "Hiram" in the '70s.

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Theme Dream (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Archie daydreams about opening a restaurant which displays items from his friends.

Pirates Ahoy! (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
After watching a pirate movie Archie daydreams about life on a pirate ship.
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Kidding Around (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Hector; Jimmy; Marsha; Danny; Kate
Synopsis
Chuck and Reggie leave Archie behind with Hector at the beach to go meet girls but Archie is the one who meets all the girls.
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Daffy Duo (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie pretends to be an annoying nerd at the beach.

[Wilbur Comics #79] (Table of Contents: 38)

Wilbur / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Cover reprint used as the title page of the next section featuring Wilbur reprints.

Gentle Reminder (Table of Contents: 39)

Wilbur's Girls Linda and Laurie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkins; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Alec; Sheldon Broadbeam
Synopsis
Linda tells Laurie that she went out with Wilbur last night and that "he's no gentleman". Before long, Wilbur's reputation as a "cave man casanova" has spread all over town.
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In Its Proper Place (Table of Contents: 40)

Wilbur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur asks Linda over to help him hang a picture of Laurie.
Reprints

A Cheerful Earful (Table of Contents: 41)

Laurie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Laurie has a sprained ankle and Linda stops by to tell her how much attention Wilbur is getting from all the other girls.
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Lonesome Pine (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes on a camping adventure and finds that the best thing about camping is that it's a great way to meet girls.
Reprints

The Offer (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge thinks Archie should get a job.

Work Quirk (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Paul Kaminski (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie tries to do several jobs around the Lodge Estate, all drive Mr. Lodge crazy.

Indexer Notes

chimney sweep

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

New Kids Off the Wall Part One (Table of Contents: 47)

New Kids Off The Wall / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Simmons
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie!! I saw you staring at that girl in the bikini under the beach umbrella!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Hot Summer Reads"]
  3. 2. Buzz Words
    Archie
  4. 3. The Cheap Date!
    Archie
  5. 4. Star Tricked
    Archie
  6. 5. Stunt Stint
    Archie
  7. 6. The Wrong Goodbye
    Archie
  8. 7. That Lucky Old Lid
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Archie: The Married Life"]
  10. 9. Seek and Ye Shall Find
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  12. 11. Neck Check
    Archie
  13. 12. 30 Seconds to Live
    Jungle Archie
  14. 13. ["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"]
  15. 14. ["Battle of Hastings..."]
    Archie
  16. 15. Monstrous Thoughts
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Jinx"]
  18. 17. Top That If You Can
    Archie
  19. 18. [Little Archie and Friends]
    Little Archie
  20. 19. The Silly Season
    Little Archie
  21. 20. The Frog Farm
    Little Archie
  22. 21. The Witches of Oz
    Little Sabrina
  23. 22. The Joker
    Little Betty
  24. 23. His Golf Game
    Little Archie
  25. 24. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  26. 25. Rough Rebuff
    Archie & The Gang
  27. 26. ["Get your Archie swag!"]
  28. 27. Diver Down
    Archie
  29. 28. ["Mmmm! That makes my mouth water!"]
    Archie
  30. 29. Forest Feast
    Archie
  31. 30. Oh Poi
    Archie
  32. 31. ["The Magic of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"]
  33. 32. Theme Dream
    Archie
  34. 33. Pirates Ahoy!
    Archie
  35. 34. ["Mega Man"]
  36. 35. Kidding Around
    Archie
  37. 36. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  38. 37. Daffy Duo
    Archie
  39. 38. [Wilbur Comics #79]
    Wilbur
  40. 39. Gentle Reminder
    Wilbur's Girls Linda and Laurie
  41. 40. In Its Proper Place
    Wilbur
  42. 41. A Cheerful Earful
    Laurie
  43. 42. ["Subscribe Today"]
  44. 43. Lonesome Pine
    Archie
  45. 44. The Offer
    Archie
  46. 45. Work Quirk
    Archie
  47. 46. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  48. 47. New Kids Off the Wall Part One
    New Kids Off The Wall
  49. 48. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  51. 50. ["The Voyage Home"]
  52. 51. ["Download the Archie Comics App for free"]
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