(January 2013)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
Published 10 times a year (monthly except Mar. and Nov.)
On-sale date:
2012-11-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
07189646850223
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Good things come in small packages!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

The Visit (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters:
John Workman (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Santa Claus; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Santa pays a visit to Archie and takes him to the North Pole.
Keywords:
reindeer; Santa Claus; Santa's workshop

Tree Trouble (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
When Hiram Lodge refuses to buy a Christmas tree, Archie and Hiram go into the forest to cut down a tree and end up getting chased by a bear.
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Keywords:
Christmas tree

The List Price (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty is astonished at how Veronica gets her Christmas gifts.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas

One Last Gift (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews underestimates his son's gift-giving priorities.
Keywords:
Christmas

Wisecracker (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie accidentally throws Betty's Christmas gift in the trash when he sees a "good-looking chick".
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas

Merry Merchant (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica convince Pop to dress up as Santa as a way to attract business to the Chok'lit Shoppe for the holidays.
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Music Hath Charms (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Haggly; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Professor Flutesnoot's classical group plays for the Archies.

["How does it feel, Orbi..."] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi
Synopsis:
Introduction to the Cosmo the Merry Martian section. Features Issue 1 cover.
Reprints:

Destination: Earth! (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils:
Bob White (credited)
Inks:
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi; Professor Thimk; Astra
Synopsis:
Cosmo and his cowardly pal Orbi are chosen to man the first Martian expedition to Earth, but the rocket crash-lands on the Earth's moon instead.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story features minor grammatical changes from original. The "Cosmo the Merry Martian" logo is also inserted on page one and the story title is shrunk to fit.

Moon Merriment! (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi; Moonlings
Synopsis:
Cosmo and Orbi meet the creatures who live on the Earth's moon, all of whom are named "Oog." The Moonlings show the visitors their civilization, and explain that they are invisible to Earth people.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Changes include the removal of Chapter 2 above the story title. Features a full-page map of Moon City.

Planet Playmates! (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi; Moonlings
Synopsis:
After spraying Cosmo and Orbi with "comet dust" so they, too, will be invisible on Earthlings, the Moonlings take the Martians to Earth, where they observe the planet's most fascinating and complex activity: a baseball game.
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Indexer Notes

Story includes grammatical changes from original and removal of the policemen's gloves and Chapter 3 above the story title. In the ball game sequence, one of the advertisements is for the comic series Pat the Brat. In the next issue tease, Cosmo the Merry Martian is replaced by World of Archie.

Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pop / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews

Scheme Theme (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead comes up with a plan to get Archie to stop taking Betty for granted.
Reprints:

Goodbye, Old Paint! (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Mrs. Jones; Jellybean Jones; Mrs. Andrews; Mrs. Doiley; Mrs. Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee forces the kids to paint the cafeteria after a food fight and causes an uproar from their parents.

Double Talk (Table of Contents)

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:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie talks to himself, which becomes contagious and spreads around the school.
Reprints:

Culture Shock (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The class tours the local art museum and Veronica is singularly unimpressed with the exhibits.
Reprints:

Doggone Homework (Table of Contents)

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:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie goes on a high-speed chase after the dog that took his homework.

Crystal Clear (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The guys fool Veronica into thinking she can see the future in her crystal ball.
Reprints:
Keywords:
crystal ball; medium

Mapmaker Mapmaker (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie goes on a map drawing frenzy and gives the girls a route to drive to prove that they can't read a map.

Hickory Nut (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee helps Archie try to get rid of his hiccups.

Romance Throughout History! (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Midge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
A look at romance throughout history.

The Father of Invention (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis:
Inspired by the trouble Archie seems to cause, Jughead creates an Archie Survival Kit.

Fat Chance (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie gets a lottery ticket and a chance to go see a hot new science fiction film, all on Betty's dime.
Reprints:

Never Too Late (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie waits until the last minute to buy Christmas presents and ends up without any presents to give, until he decides to donate the money to charity in everyone's name.
Reprints:

Christmas Miss (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Alice Cooper; Smithers
Synopsis:
Betty finds a sweater she wants to give Archie for Christmas, but she doesn't have enough money with her. Veronica has seen this and, when Betty leaves to get more funds, swoops in and buys up the remaining two sweaters. When Mr. Lodge finds out, he takes matters into his own hands.
Reprints:

Carry Tarry (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica buries Archie in gifts and ends up taking another man home.
Reprints:

Santa's Cause! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Santa Claus
Synopsis:
If Mr. Weatherbee is stuck on his roof (Archie's fault of course), then who is the Santa that showed up at the orphanage?
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Everything's Archie (Digest Version) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Advertisement for the month's Archie comics. Special recognition is given to Archie Comics Super Special #1, Betty and Veronica #262, Archie's Giant Kids' Jokebook, Kevin Keller: Welcome To Riverdale, and Life With Archie #24.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Good things come in small packages!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Visit
    Archie
  3. 2. Tree Trouble
    Archie
  4. 3. The List Price
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. One Last Gift
    Archie
  6. 5. Wisecracker
    Archie
  7. 6. Merry Merchant
    Archie
  8. 7. Music Hath Charms
    Mr. Weatherbee
  9. 8. ["How does it feel, Orbi..."]
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  10. 9. Destination: Earth! (Chapter 1)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  11. 10. Moon Merriment! (Chapter 2)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  12. 11. Planet Playmates! (Chapter 3)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  13. 12. Gag Bag
    Archie's Pop
  14. 13. Scheme Theme
    Betty
  15. 14. Goodbye, Old Paint!
    Archie and the Gang
  16. 15. Double Talk
    Archie
  17. 16. Culture Shock
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Doggone Homework
    Archie
  19. 18. Crystal Clear
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Mapmaker Mapmaker
    Archie
  21. 20. Hickory Nut
    Archie
  22. 21. Romance Throughout History!
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. The Father of Invention
    Jughead
  24. 23. Fat Chance
    Archie
  25. 24. Never Too Late
    Archie
  26. 25. Christmas Miss
    Mr. Lodge
  27. 26. Carry Tarry
    Archie
  28. 27. Santa's Cause!
    Archie
  29. 28. Everything's Archie (Digest Version)
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