(November 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
72262746951933
Editing:
?
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #233 [Direct].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
Rosario Pena (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
Halloween

[The Art of Betty and Veronica] (Table of Contents)

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

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?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Art of Betty and Veronica collection.

Bobbin' and Weavin' (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica throws a Halloween party and the gang bobs for apples.
Keywords:
Halloween

The Riverdale Weirdleys (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Spellvina Weirdley; Fangor Weirdley; Mother Creeply; Bushy; Hextor Weirdley; Wombat Weirdley; Uncle Yuk; Zandra; Norris P. Grisley
Synopsis:
Archie meets the new family in town, the Weirdleys.

Indexer Notes

The Weirdleys are a parody of the Adams Family.

Fright Plight (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Caramel (Betty's cat); Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
Betty is violently frightened of the horror films Archie likes. Dilton suggests they watch a triple feature of the film type to get her used to them.
Reprints:

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

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

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?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for both The Best of Archie collections.

Grid Bid (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Clayton
Synopsis:
Archie is practicing spiking the football.
Keywords:
football

Cake Flake (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie knows why it's so warm in the Lodge house.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

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

Ghost on the Loose (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
The kids have a contest to see who can go into a haunted house and count all the fireplaces.

Two Many Monsters (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ambrose Pipps; Pop Tate; Spotty
Synopsis:
Little Archie and Jughead test their experimental formula on Ambrose.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Not So Great Outdoors (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred takes Archie and Jughead to a cabin in the woods.

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for Life With Archie back issues and subscriptions.

Little Advice (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie offers successful dating tips gleaned from his years of experience.
Reprints:

[Get Your Archie Swag!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the items on the Archie website.

Measure Up! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie races to the school to use the shop's saw to cut a piece of wood. But he didn't have a ruler to measure the piece he needs, so he used his hands. Now he mustn't change his hands' distance or else the measurement will be lost.
Reprints:

A Late Fate (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:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead stay out too late bowling and have to sneak into their houses without waking their parents.
Keywords:
bowling

It's Out of This World (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang, on their way to a costume party, find two aliens in the country and help them refuel their spaceship.

Indexer Notes

The costumes worn by the Archie gang are all parodies of Star Wars costumes.

Picture This! (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:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Archie is having his picture taken in his football uniform for the yearbook.
Keywords:
football

Raking It In (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 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; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie has to rake leaves but asks Jughead to help him when he remembers an errand he needs to run. The chore then gets passed off to Ethel, then Betty as each volunteers to help for their own reasons.
Reprints:

Basic Training (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie stops a freshman from writing on the walls of the school and teaches him how to behave in society.

It's a Ball (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Slim
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats desperately wants a tall new student for the basketball team, but the boy is only interested in poetry.
Reprints:

["My costume was custom-made by a Hollywood designer"] (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; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Veronica throws a costume party.
Keywords:
Halloween

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

A Bridge Too Far (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate (cameo); Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie gets the drop on Reggie when he asks Veronica on a date to the Sports Banquet. Reggie isn't concerned though, because he knows that Archie will mess up the date somehow, leaving Reggie to go out with Veronica instead.
Reprints:

The New Coach (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Lynne Conroy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
When Coach Kleats breaks his leg a substitute coach is found, a woman, who helps the team win its first football game.
Keywords:
football

Love and More Love (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; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The girls are upset at Archie's reluctance to say "I love you." Jughead comes up with a way to devalue the word "love" so it's no longer so special to girls.
Reprints:

No Help Wanted (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopolis (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge is pouring concrete for a new patio but Archie is making a mess of the project.

Park Lark (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:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
Archie tries to find a parking space at a busy mall.

Picture Perfect! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie has a new digital camera but has trouble finding something interesting in which to take pictures, until he runs into Betty and Veronica at Pop Tate's.

Wilbur Comics #89 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Frozen Assets (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks:
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wilbur; Red; Slats; Linda
Synopsis:
When Wilbur won't cook him a hamburger, Red tricks him into thinking the electricity is off in the house.

To the Point! (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wilbur; Slats
Synopsis:
Slats sat on some knitting needles and injured himself.

The Home Game! (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur; Wilbur’s father
Synopsis:
Wilbur cannot persuade his father to give him money for a football ticket, and must instead watch the game on television.
Reprints:
Keywords:
football

The Lion Is Busy (Table of Contents)

Red / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Red; Wilbur
Synopsis:
Red's uncle was a lion tamer until he died of indigestion.
Reprints:

Relay Delay (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur; Wilbur's father
Synopsis:
Wilbur's father asks Wilbur to see if he left his razor and slippers upstairs.
Reprints:

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents)

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

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Inks:
?
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?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Information on holding an Archie themed Comic Book Fair.

Getting Si Sick (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie have a bet on who will have the higher score on their Spanish test.

["How'd you do on the big test?"] (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:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Archie wants to change an answer on his test.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Going Batty (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Reggie pokes fun at Archie's batting skills as Archie helps coach a little league team.
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball

[Subscribe Today] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for subscriptions to various Archie publications.

Do You Follow Me? (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie is hiding from a girl that has a crush on him.

Fright Sight (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
The Archies need to find a location to play a Halloween party for some orphans.
Keywords:
Halloween

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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
Reprints:

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

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)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Comics Digital Download service.

[Dragons Riders of Berk] (Table of Contents)

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  3. 2. Bobbin' and Weavin'
    Archie
  4. 3. The Riverdale Weirdleys
    Archie
  5. 4. Fright Plight
    Betty
  6. 5. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  7. 6. Grid Bid
    Archie
  8. 7. Cake Flake
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie
  10. 9. Ghost on the Loose
    Little Archie
  11. 10. Two Many Monsters
    Little Archie
  12. 11. [Clash of the New Kids]
  13. 12. The Not So Great Outdoors
    Archie
  14. 13. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  15. 14. Little Advice
    Archie
  16. 15. [Get Your Archie Swag!]
  17. 16. Measure Up!
    Archie
  18. 17. A Late Fate
    Archie
  19. 18. It's Out of This World
    Archie
  20. 19. Picture This!
    Archie
  21. 20. Raking It In
    Archie
  22. 21. Basic Training
    Archie
  23. 22. It's a Ball
    Archie
  24. 23. ["My costume was custom-made by a Hollywood designer"]
    Archie
  25. 24. A Bridge Too Far
    Archie
  26. 25. The New Coach
    Archie
  27. 26. Love and More Love
    Archie
  28. 27. No Help Wanted
    Archie
  29. 28. Park Lark
    Archie
  30. 29. Picture Perfect!
    Archie
  31. 30. Wilbur Comics #89
    Wilbur
  32. 31. Frozen Assets
    Wilbur
  33. 32. To the Point!
    Wilbur
  34. 33. The Home Game!
    Wilbur
  35. 34. The Lion Is Busy
    Red
  36. 35. Relay Delay
    Wilbur
  37. 36. [Comic Book Fair]
  38. 37. Getting Si Sick
    Jughead
  39. 38. ["How'd you do on the big test?"]
    Archie
  40. 39. Going Batty
    Archie
  41. 40. [Subscribe Today]
  42. 41. Do You Follow Me?
    Reggie
  43. 42. Fright Sight
    Archie
  44. 43. [Love Showdown]
  45. 44. Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1
    Archie
  46. 45. [Love Showdown]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  48. 47. [Download the Archie Comics App for free!]
  49. 48. [Dragons Riders of Berk]
    Cartoon Network
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