(November 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except May and Dec.)
On-sale date:
2012-09-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646953102011
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing series

["The worst part about this class is that their attendance record is perfect!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors:
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Big Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Josie McCoy; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
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[The Art of Betty and Veronica] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Art of Betty and Veronica collection.

Read Between the Lines (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica fail the class assignment to present a book report on a book they read.

It's the Only Way to Travel (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The Archies try to find a better way to haul their equipment to gigs.

Two For Tease (Table of Contents)

Chuck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Floyd Clayton; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
Archie and Chuck are teasing the girls about their athletic endeavors, so Coach Clayton decides to teach them a lesson in manners.
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Indexer Notes

No inker credit listed in this digest.

Feature was changed form Betty & Veronica on the original printing to Chuck in this printing.

Talk Show (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty offers to write a speech for class President Archie, but Reggie swipes the speech and delivers it himself.
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Indexer Notes

Feature changed from "Betty & Me" in the original printing to "Reggie" in this printing.

Some Girls Have All the Brains (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Danni; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Deborah
Synopsis:
Dilton goes to Reggie and Archie for advice on how to meet the new girl in school.
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[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for both Best of Archie volumes.

["Hey! How about some excitement?"] (Table of Contents)

Big Moose Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie tries to interest Jughead and Moose on a paintball contest.

Indexer Notes

The text has probably been altered on this page. The word "paintball" seems to be added, and Moose's joke at the end reworded.

[Meet the Teen Scene Investigators] (Table of Contents)

Teen Scene Investigators / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (signed)
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Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Archie's Mysteries reprints.

About the Teen Scene Investigators (Table of Contents)

Archie's Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Matt Clark; Mary Fine

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the members of the Teen Scene Investigators.

The Mystery of the Missing Mentors! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Mysteries / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Castiglia (credited); Barbara Jarvie (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Matt Clark; Mary Fine; Marshal McGinnis; McAllister; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
When Matt and Mary don't show up for court the Teen Scene Investigators discover they have been kidnapped.

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for a random sampling of Double Digests from Archie Comics.

Knuckle Chuckle (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie says he's going to figure out which is smaller, Moose's IQ or Archie's allowance.

Guess Check (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie asks Pop Tate for the check for their table.

Wishing Will Make It So (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie blows out the candles on his cake and gets his wish.

[Clash of the New Kids] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie: Clash of the New Kids collection.

Let's Face It (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Coach tells Moose to stop making faces while he lifts weights.

Dig It? (Table of Contents)

Frankie & Maria / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Frankie Valdez; Maria
Synopsis:
Maria accuses Frankie of not being romantic so he digs up a time capsule he buried years earlier.

Garage Band Blues (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 5 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:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; McTavish
Synopsis:
Fred makes Archie's band sound-proof the garage so they don't bother their neighbor.
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Fowl Mouth (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Scott Cunningham (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Archie finds a lost parrot but has trouble tracking down the owner.

Help Not Wanted! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Every time Archie offers to help bad things happen.

Beautiful Dreamer (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie tells Archie about a dream he had where Moose allowed him to date Midge.

["Archie, check out my new computer!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton shows off his new computer.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Homework Out (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / 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; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Geraldine Grindy; Dilton Doiley (cameo); Ethel Muggs (cameo)
Synopsis:
A strong wind blows Archie's essay away, but in spite everyone's efforts to capture it, it still ends up on Miss Grundy's desk.
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Finishing Furniture (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tries to make a piece of furniture for Veronica.

The Rubies of Karamel (Table of Contents)

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:
adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Cricket O'Dell; Pachv
Synopsis:
Cricket's nose for money discovers that the rubies on display at the museum are fakes.

The Tin Man (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie tricks Moose into thinking that the robot he built can talk.
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The Article (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors:
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead is reading an article about accident-prone people, like Archie.

[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Life With Archie magazine subscription and back issues.

Food Feud (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie doesn't like Veronica's cooking, and neither does his dog.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The New Archies / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
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Indexer Notes

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

The Lucky Ducky (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks:
Hy Eisman (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Eugene; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Eugene give Moose a fake lucky charm to boost his confidence before a big test.

Leaf Grief (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Eugene; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Morgan
Synopsis:
Eugene creates a leaf vacuum so the boys can make some money raking leaves for people in the neighborhood.

A "Guess" For Dinner (Table of Contents)

New Archies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is making meatballs for Archie.

[Comic Book Fairs] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad about creating your own comic book fair at your school.

Moose's Oddball Baseball Facts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; sports
Keywords:
baseball

Indexer Notes

A look at old baseball rules.

[Subscribe Today] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie titles.

["Archie, let's make this a fun date..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie Pin-up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

The Burger Queen (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Inks:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Mr. Pansky; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Ethel; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The only costume available for Betty is a hamburger costume.

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Love Showdown collection.

Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1 (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is entranced by a mysterious letter and Betty and Veronica assume it's another girl.
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[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Love Showdown collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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[Download the Archie App for free!] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Archie Comics digital download app.

Dragons Riders of Berk (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The worst part about this class is that their attendance record is perfect!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  3. 2. Read Between the Lines
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. It's the Only Way to Travel
    Archie & Friends
  5. 4. Two For Tease
    Chuck
  6. 5. Talk Show
    Reggie
  7. 6. Some Girls Have All the Brains
    Dilton
  8. 7. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  9. 8. ["Hey! How about some excitement?"]
    Big Moose Pin Up
  10. 9. [Meet the Teen Scene Investigators]
    Teen Scene Investigators
  11. 10. About the Teen Scene Investigators
    Archie's Mysteries
  12. 11. The Mystery of the Missing Mentors!
    Archie's Mysteries
  13. 12. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  14. 13. Knuckle Chuckle
    Big Moose
  15. 14. Guess Check
    Archie & Friends
  16. 15. Wishing Will Make It So
    Reggie
  17. 16. [Clash of the New Kids]
  18. 17. Let's Face It
    Big Moose
  19. 18. Dig It?
    Frankie & Maria
  20. 19. Garage Band Blues
    The Archies
  21. 20. Fowl Mouth
    Archie & Friends
  22. 21. Help Not Wanted!
    Archie
  23. 22. Beautiful Dreamer
    Reggie
  24. 23. ["Archie, check out my new computer!"]
    Archie
  25. 24. Homework Out
    Archie & Friends
  26. 25. Finishing Furniture
    Archie
  27. 26. The Rubies of Karamel
    Archie
  28. 27. The Tin Man
    Big Moose
  29. 28. The Article
    Jughead
  30. 29. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  31. 30. Food Feud
    Reggie
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    The New Archies
  33. 32. The Lucky Ducky
    New Archies
  34. 33. Leaf Grief
    New Archies
  35. 34. A "Guess" For Dinner
    New Archies
  36. 35. [Comic Book Fairs]
  37. 36. Moose's Oddball Baseball Facts
  38. 37. [Subscribe Today]
  39. 38. ["Archie, let's make this a fun date..."]
    Archie Pin-up
  40. 39. The Burger Queen
    Archie & Friends
  41. 40. [Love Showdown]
  42. 41. Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1
    Archie
  43. 42. [Love Showdown]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  45. 44. [Download the Archie App for free!]
  46. 45. Dragons Riders of Berk
    Cartoon Network
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