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Archie, 2011 Series
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Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
On-sale date:
2012-11-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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)

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
Rosario Pena (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hot Dog
Keywords:
Christmas

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

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Comics Digital Comics app.

The Job! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie has a job at the mall playing Santa Claus.
Keywords:
Christmas; Santa Claus

Decoration Irritation (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited); Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty decorate Archie's house for Christmas, but Veronica and Reggie try to outdo them by decorating the Lodge mansion.
Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Chapter 2: Billboard Silly
Chapter 3: Reindeer Keep Falling On My Head
Chapter 4: Christmas Lite

The Reel Thing (Table of Contents)

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
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Captain Jack Doiley; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
When Archie is unable to get the fishing reel he wants to give to his dad for Christmas, Dilton introduces him to his grandfather, who gives Archie his own reel, and who turns out to be a famous fisherman whose gift really impresses Archie's dad.
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Keywords:
Christmas

[Archie's Giant Kids' Joke Book] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie's Giant Kids' Joke Book collection.

Worry Flurry (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Mr. Weatherbee accepts Archie's excuse for being late, Archie worries that Mr. Weatherbee might be sick.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie and Friends / 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 Little Archie reprints.

Pot Lucky (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / 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
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Little Archie comes up with a scheme to make cocoa and sell it to the men who are ice-fishing on the pond.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ice fishing

Here Comes Jingles (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Reggie; Little Jughead; Little Betty; Little Archie; Little Veronica; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Santa Claus; Jingles the elf; Spotty
Synopsis:
All Little Betty wants for Christmas is an Archie doll.
Keywords:
Christmas; North Pole; Santa's workshop

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for a random assortment of Archie digests.

Morning Mayhem (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie makes his parents breakfast in bed.

[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.

The Bluebloods (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie's parents warn him to take a warmer coat but he doesn't take their advice.

Indexer Notes

This is probably from Laugh Comics (Archie, 1946 series) #349 but needs confirmation.

[Archie Comics Super Special Magazine] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for Archie Comics Super Special Magazine.

Recipe Exchange (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
When Archie is tasked with making dinner for the family for two weeks he begins swapping recipes with classmates to vary up the menu.

Follow That Quarter (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:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge finds a rare quarter but Archie accidentally spends it.

Strange Change (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Archie Jr.; Betinna
Synopsis:
After thinking his parents are unfair, Archie dreams of the future where he has kids with Betty.

Indexer Notes

This is probably the same story from Archie Comics Digest (Archie, 1973 series) #183 but needs confirmation.

Bus Sick! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jean (bus driver); Lester Lawson; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
With his car in the shop Archie is forced to take the school bus home.

Blockhead (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and his dad decide to cut down a tree for firewood, hoping to save money over buying firewood.

Old Joke! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Pencils:
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks:
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Tara Greene; Waldo Wilk
Synopsis:
A freshman has a crush on Archie, and another has a crush on Betty. Archie and Betty decide to get the two freshman together.

Better Things (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Archie decides Jughead isn't doing a good job training Hot Dog and that Veronica would be a better trainer.
Reprints:

["Dueling Jingle Bells"] (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; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Fred loves the sounds of Christmas.
Keywords:
Christmas

The Prehysterical Man (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
The kids decide Mr. Weatherbee needs a vacation but he can't take one until the school inspector passes the school.

Tightening Up (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie is afraid that the families financial problems will mean he can't go to college.

Indexer Notes

This could be from Archie (Archie, 1962 series) #355 but needs confirmation.

The Vocal (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:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Josie; Melody; Valerie; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
The Archies make a recording while Archie is chewing gum, leaving the vocals garbled. The song becomes a hit and the government wants to know what the lyrics are or they are going to ban the song.

Worry Flurry (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee can't get any work done because he's convinced Archie is going to cause problems.

A Flash in the Pan (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 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
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Is it a raging fire making all that smoke? No, it's just Veronica's cooking. Archie and Jughead would've preferred a fire.
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["I need to get back on Veronica's dad's good side."] (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; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tries to get back on Mr. Lodge's good side by saving him some money by refilling his ink cartridges.

Rome Alone (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
When a local electronics store is giving away a trip for two to Rome, Reggie decides to rig the drawing of the winner.

Indexer Notes

This could be from Archie's Vacation Special (Archie, 1994 series) #2 but needs confirmation.

[Pat the Brat #20] (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
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Pat the Brat
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It's a Dog's World! (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Bob White (credited)
Inks:
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pat the Brat; Fleabite; Tackless; Mary (Pat's mother); Oswald (Pat's father)
Synopsis:
When Fleabite has to go to the animal hospital for a week, Pat brings home a stray bulldog.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pat the Brat; Fleabite
Synopsis:
Pat tells another child that Fleabite can talk.

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Information on throwing a comic themed book fair.

Festive Foul Up (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Brimble; Mr. Gracey
Synopsis:
When Betty and Veronica find out that Mr. Brimble has been fired as the store Santa Claus they threaten to shop elsewhere unless he is reinstated.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas; Santa Claus

[Subscribe Today] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for subscriptions to various Archie publications.

Christmas Toy Story (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Hearing the disappointment in a child's voice over not getting a specific Christmas gift from Santa, Archie re-gifts the child's toy from a delayed mail delivery.
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Archie's Christmas Card (Table of Contents)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie, dressed as Santa falling out of a chimney.
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Keywords:
Christmas

[Kevin Keller Welcome to Riverdale] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Kevin Keller Welcome to Riverdale collection.

There's a First Time for Everything! (Table of Contents)

Kevin Keller / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Rich Kozlowski
Colors:
Digikore Studios
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

[Kevin Keller Welcome to Riverdale] (Table of Contents)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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[The Best of Archie Comics Book Two] (Table of Contents)

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[Archie Comics Super Special Magazine] (Table of Contents)

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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Download the Archie App for Free!"]
  3. 2. The Job!
    Archie
  4. 3. Decoration Irritation
    Archie
  5. 4. The Reel Thing
    Archie
  6. 5. [Archie's Giant Kids' Joke Book]
  7. 6. Worry Flurry
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  9. 8. Pot Lucky
    Little Archie
  10. 9. Here Comes Jingles
    Little Betty
  11. 10. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  12. 11. Morning Mayhem
    Archie
  13. 12. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  14. 13. The Bluebloods
    Archie
  15. 14. [Archie Comics Super Special Magazine]
  16. 15. Recipe Exchange
    Archie
  17. 16. Follow That Quarter
    Archie
  18. 17. Strange Change
    Archie
  19. 18. Bus Sick!
    Archie
  20. 19. Blockhead
    Archie
  21. 20. Old Joke!
    Archie
  22. 21. Better Things
    Archie
  23. 22. ["Dueling Jingle Bells"]
    Archie
  24. 23. The Prehysterical Man
    Archie
  25. 24. Tightening Up
    Archie
  26. 25. The Vocal
    The Archies
  27. 26. Worry Flurry
    Archie
  28. 27. A Flash in the Pan
    Archie
  29. 28. ["I need to get back on Veronica's dad's good side."]
    Archie
  30. 29. Rome Alone
    Archie
  31. 30. [Pat the Brat #20]
    Pat the Brat
  32. 31. It's a Dog's World!
    Pat the Brat
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Pat the Brat
  34. 33. [Comic Book Fair]
  35. 34. Festive Foul Up
    Archie
  36. 35. [Subscribe Today]
  37. 36. Christmas Toy Story
    Archie
  38. 37. Archie's Christmas Card
    Archie
  39. 38. [Kevin Keller Welcome to Riverdale]
  40. 39. There's a First Time for Everything!
    Kevin Keller
  41. 40. [Kevin Keller Welcome to Riverdale]
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  43. 42. [The Best of Archie Comics Book Two]
  44. 43. [Archie Comics Super Special Magazine]
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