(February 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
On-sale date:
2013-01-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646951723611
Editing:
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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:
Alison Flood (signed)
Colors:
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
skiing

[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.

Cold Comfort (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica both hide their shame as to why they aren't kissing on a date-- Archie has a cold and Veronica has onion breath.
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It's Snow Ball (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica decide to run out in the snow after they finish in the Lodge sauna and end up locked outside in their swimming suits.
Keywords:
bear-skin rug; sauna

Bills Can Be Beautiful (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred won't give Archie more money because first priority is paying the bills. But Fred is late paying the electric bill, and the lights go out just as Archie and Veronica are sitting on the couch together.
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Snow Day! (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; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie hopes for a snow day so he can avoid a big test.

The Wrong Dummy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead build a rocket-powered sled.

Snow Job (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks:
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge and Archie have a ski race.
Reprints:
Keywords:
skiing; snow shoveling

[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.

Plane Facts (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy takes Archie's paper airplane.

[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:
?

Indexer Notes

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

A Show 'N' Tell Story (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 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:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Spotty; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie finds and hatches a dinosaur egg. He plans to take the baby dinosaur to school for show 'n' tell in Miss Grundy's class.
Keywords:
dinosaur

Late Fate (Table of Contents)

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

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Spotty; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred decides to fine Archie 50 cents every time he comes home late.

Time Find!! (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Find the word puzzle based on units of time.

Health Habit (Table of Contents)

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

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Little Jughead is on a health-food kick and nobody will eat lunch near him.

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for a random assortment of Double Digests.

Pack-Man (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie helps his father put suitcases in the car but they will not all fit.
Reprints:

[Prom Princesses] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the new Prom Princesses collection.

A Cheer Up Visit (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Ms. Phlips; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Farnsworth
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead visit Mr. Weatherbee in the hospital and help expose an insurance cheat.

[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.

Remote Possibility (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is all ready to watch TV but he can't find the remote.

I.Q. Miscue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
A computer mix-up causes Archie to be classified as a gifted student.
Reprints:

Animated! (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Hassle; Ms. Phlips
Synopsis:
A band's poster has the power to hypnotize whoever looks at it.
Keywords:
hypnotism

The Wool Gathers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
Archie tries to hide from Veronica when the sweater that she made from him starts to unravel as he's wearing it.
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Dream Boy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Smithers; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones (from Mr. Lodge's dream); Reggie Mantle (from Mr. Lodge's dream)
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge has a nightmare that Archie married Veronica and that he hired Archie to run the plant.
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The Buddy System (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
When Archie and Reggie are caught fighting, Mr. Weatherbee makes them write 1000 word essays praising each other.

Nose for News (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is convinced everybody is talking about him behind his back.

["We need to get rid of..."] (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; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred is cleaning out the closets.
Reprints:
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Body Builder Bungle (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie buys a weight set but by the time he has it set up he's too tired to exercise.

Watchful I (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks:
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Smith; Mrs. Smith; Marty Smith
Synopsis:
Archie is hired to babysit Marty. Marty is unable to pull any of his normal tricks with Archie, because Archie has seen it all before.
Keywords:
babysitting

TM Gem (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:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson
Synopsis:
Archie is puzzled by Mr. Weatherbee's unusually relaxed demeanor until he sees the old man meditating. But, it turns out meditation can be pretty dangerous in the right (wrong?) circumstances.
Reprints:
Keywords:
transcendental meditation

Special Deal (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie offers to rent a horse and sleigh for Veronica so she can surprise her dad with a sleigh ride for Christmas.

Mr. Generous (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie loans Archie everything he needs to take Veronica on a ski trip but unfortunately Archie is mistaken for Reggie at the ski lodge.
Keywords:
skiing

Frostbite (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ruth] (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tries to convince Veronica that winter is better than summer but after she has to help him get his car out of a snowbank she decides she likes summer better.

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

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

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pat the Brat
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Indexer Notes

Cover reprint used as the title page for the next section featuring Pat the Brat reprints.

All Bald Up (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pat the Brat; Mrs. Bluenoze
Synopsis:
Pat's mother tries to have a high society party but Pat almost ruins the occasion.

Brandin' Irony (Table of Contents)

Flea-Bite / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pat the Brat; Flea-Bite
Synopsis:
Pat pretends to brand his dog Flea-Bite.

A Lotta Crust (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pat the Brat; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis:
Mrs. Jones makes Pat a sandwich.

Number Daze (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pat the Brat
Synopsis:
The teacher asks Pat to name the days of the week.

Moon-Man (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pat the Brat
Synopsis:
Pat builds a rocketship.

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for a comic themed book fair.

Movie Critical (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Melanie; Dilton
Synopsis:
Archie dates a girl that works at a movie theater with Chuck.
Keywords:
bowling

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for Archie subscriptions.

Heat Beat (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie tells Jughead that the trick to staying warm in the winter is to wear many layers.

May I Quote You? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Frankie Ruiz; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie has been forging notes with Archie's name that have been making all his friends mad at him.

[Prom Princesses] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Betty & Veronica Prom Princesses collection.

Prom Princesses (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Maria; Frankie Ruiz; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

5 page excerpt from the Betty and Veronica Prom Princesses collection.

[Prom Princesses] (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 Overstreet Guide to Collecting Comics] (Table of Contents)

Gemstone Publishing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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[The Archie App. Download it for free!] (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  3. 2. Cold Comfort
    Archie
  4. 3. It's Snow Ball
    Archie
  5. 4. Bills Can Be Beautiful
    Archie
  6. 5. Snow Day!
    Archie
  7. 6. The Wrong Dummy
    Archie
  8. 7. Snow Job
    Archie
  9. 8. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  10. 9. Plane Facts
    Archie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  12. 11. A Show 'N' Tell Story
    Little Archie
  13. 12. Late Fate
    Little Archie
  14. 13. Time Find!!
    Little Archie
  15. 14. Health Habit
    Little Archie
  16. 15. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  17. 16. Pack-Man
    Archie
  18. 17. [Prom Princesses]
  19. 18. A Cheer Up Visit
    Archie
  20. 19. [Archie's Giant Kids' Joke Book]
  21. 20. Remote Possibility
    Archie
  22. 21. I.Q. Miscue
    Archie
  23. 22. Animated!
    Archie
  24. 23. The Wool Gathers
    Archie
  25. 24. Dream Boy
    Archie
  26. 25. The Buddy System
    Archie
  27. 26. Nose for News
    Archie
  28. 27. ["We need to get rid of..."]
    Archie
  29. 28. Body Builder Bungle
    Archie
  30. 29. Watchful I
    Archie
  31. 30. TM Gem
    Archie
  32. 31. Special Deal
    Archie
  33. 32. Mr. Generous
    Archie
  34. 33. Frostbite
    Archie
  35. 34. [Pat the Brat #20]
    Pat the Brat
  36. 35. All Bald Up
    Pat the Brat
  37. 36. Brandin' Irony
    Flea-Bite
  38. 37. A Lotta Crust
    Pat the Brat
  39. 38. Number Daze
    Pat the Brat
  40. 39. Moon-Man
    Pat the Brat
  41. 40. [Comic Book Fair]
  42. 41. Movie Critical
    Archie
  43. 42. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  44. 43. Heat Beat
    Archie
  45. 44. May I Quote You?
    Archie
  46. 45. [Prom Princesses]
  47. 46. Prom Princesses
    Betty And Veronica
  48. 47. [Prom Princesses]
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  50. 49. [The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Comics]
    Gemstone Publishing
  51. 50. [The Archie App. Download it for free!]
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