(February 2013)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except March and Nov.)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
07189646850224
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Hey guys! Why don't we take the bus?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original printing featured lift instead of bus.

The Ultimate Musical Video Game (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle]
Synopsis:
The Archies give their input on a musical video game that will feature them.

Footwear Folly (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; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica stubbornly refuses to admit her very fashionable boots aren't practical in the heavy snows of this year's Riverdale winter.
Reprints:

A Model Project (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When Mr. Lodge wants Archie out of his house, Jughead has Archie sign up for arts-and-crafts workshops at the town hall.

Brrrrr! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews keeps the house extremely cold, so Archie and Jughead go out to seek warmth.

Critics' Choice (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie, Miss Grundy, and Mr. Weatherbee cheer up a depressed Betty, who has little confidence in her paintings.

Hostess With The Mostess (Table of Contents)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks:
Harry Lucey (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Miss Beazly tries to remake her image by being the cafeteria Maitre D' rather than head lunch lady.
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Where's My Mop? (Table of Contents)

Svenson / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Svenson
Synopsis:
Unscramble all of the letters with dots to find the location of Svenson's mop.

["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:
science fiction; humor
Characters:
Cosmo the Merry Martian; Orbi
Synopsis:
Introduction to the Cosmo the Merry Martian section. Features Issue 1 cover.
Reprints:

The Great Gillywump Hunt! (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:
science fiction; humor
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi; Moonlings
Synopsis:
Cosmo and Orbi go to investigate the Gillywump, a creature that is feared by all Martians and lives on the dark side of the moon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story features minor grammatical changes.

Sneezy Does It! (Chapter 2) (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:
science fiction; humor
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi; The Gillywump; Moonlings
Synopsis:
Cosmo and Orbi meet the Gillywump, a blue creature with a huge nose and a cold. After expressing his loneliness, he goes to live with the Moonlings. Later, everybody goes to Earth to get pills to cure the Gillywump's cold.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story features minor grammatical changes.

Down To Earth! (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction; humor
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi; The Gillywump; Moonlings; Professor Thimk; Astra
Synopsis:
The trip to Earth proves more harmful than helpful, with drug stores not carrying pills anymore, the Gillywump getting lost, and Cosmo and Orbi ending up atop a high rise. When the Gillywump saves them, the fall knocks his cold out of him. Meanwhile, Professor Thimk and Astra board a rocket to the Moon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story features minor grammatical changes.

Winter Work! (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Cross out every letter in a box containing an odd number to find out what "The Bee" would rather be doing.

Sheer Gratitude (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 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; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Svenson
Synopsis:
When Mr. Weatherbee turns 65 and is forced to retire, Archie starts a petition to keep him at the school.

The Fabulous Four (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Slade Thompson; Pop Tate; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
When Central High's "chief spy, cheat, crook, con man, and all around bad guy" Slade Thompson is seen at Riverdale High, Archie enacts a plan to keep Slade away.

The Music Man (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; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Archie plays guitar for Veronica and annoys Mr. Lodge.
Reprints:

Sub Flub (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:
teen; humor
Characters:
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]
Synopsis:
When Reggie and Veronica play hooky and go skiing rather than rehearsing, the remaining Archies end up playing a gig at Reggie and Veronica's resort.
Keywords:
skiing

The Old Touch (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee decides to exercise with the basketball team and does exceptionally well, leading Archie and Jughead to try and avoid his bragging.
Keywords:
basketball

A Fair Fight (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie tries to break up one of Betty and Veronica's fights.

Every Which Way But Jughead (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Professor Werner Von Ludwig; Serena; Eastwood (an ape)
Synopsis:
Archie, Reggie, and Jughead get a job helping out a scientist who is doing DNA testing. When Eastwood, an ape, is found wearing Jughead's crown, Archie and Reggie believe that the ape is Jughead and they try to change him back.
Keywords:
orangutan

Indexer Notes

Told in two parts: Part 1 (6 pages) and Part 2 (6 pages).

Extra Sensory Palaver (Table of Contents)

Jughead / 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:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead don't believe in extra-sensory perception until they notice that the girls can carry on a conversation while never completing a sentence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature changed from Betty and Veronica to Jughead and dialogue is edited on page 2.

Only Dreamin' (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty imagines Archie more creatively than he is: as a vampire, a pirate, and a spy.
Reprints:

Romantic Work-Out (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie bets Betty a dinner date that her aerobics workout isn't as strenuous as she makes it out to be.
Reprints:
Keywords:
aerobic exercise

Super Sleuth (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead try to prove that Betty did not steal Veronica's emerald ring.
Reprints:

Boy-Joy (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Ethel lists boys as one of her extracurricular activities.

Game Aim (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Archie play a board game created by Betty.

["My husband says we'll take it!"] (Table of Contents)

Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Orlando Busino (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Introduction to the Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats section. Features a cropped version of the cover to issue 1, with the text above "Bats" rewritten.
Reprints:

The Life of Igor (Table of Contents)

Igor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (signed)
Pencils:
Orlando Busino (signed)
Inks:
Orlando Busino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Orlando Busino ?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Characters:
Igor; Freddie; Dr. Krankenstein; Dracula
Synopsis:
A peek into Igor's early adult life. We see Igor assist Dr. Krankenstein in making a monster, but Igor accidentally gives the monster "Madison Ave. brains" instead of "genius brains". Then, Igor awakes Dracula at the wrong time because South Transylvania is practicing Daylight Savings Time.
Reprints:

The 13th Marshal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Karl
Synopsis:
Bats presents the first "horror western", a story about a marshal who battles monsters.
Reprints:

The Puzzle of Planet Pluto (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; humor
Synopsis:
One rocket crew on Pluto tries to find another.

On The Menu Puzzle (Table of Contents)

Miss Beazly / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Unscramble today's lunch menu items.

["Finished, Archie?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie accidentally hands a note in to Miss Grundy with his homework.

Wrong Song (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Ethel complains that there is no song named for her, until Jughead points out the song "Hound Dog".

Goodbye Ol' Paint (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee assigns Archie to the task of carrying paint to the custodian's work shop.

Everything's Archie (Digest Version) (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Information on the month's comics, with special recognition given to Archie #639, Kevin Keller #6, and Life With Archie #25.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hey guys! Why don't we take the bus?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Ultimate Musical Video Game
    The Archies
  3. 2. Footwear Folly
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. A Model Project
    Archie
  5. 4. Brrrrr!
    Archie
  6. 5. Critics' Choice
    Archie
  7. 6. Hostess With The Mostess
    Miss Beazly
  8. 7. Where's My Mop?
    Svenson
  9. 8. ["How does it feel, Orbi..."]
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  10. 9. The Great Gillywump Hunt! (Chapter 1)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  11. 10. Sneezy Does It! (Chapter 2)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  12. 11. Down To Earth! (Chapter 3)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  13. 12. Winter Work!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. Sheer Gratitude
    Archie
  15. 14. The Fabulous Four
    Archie
  16. 15. The Music Man
    Archie
  17. 16. Sub Flub
    The Archies
  18. 17. The Old Touch
    Archie
  19. 18. A Fair Fight
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Every Which Way But Jughead
    Archie
  21. 20. Extra Sensory Palaver
    Jughead
  22. 21. Only Dreamin'
    Betty
  23. 22. Romantic Work-Out
    Archie
  24. 23. Super Sleuth
    Archie
  25. 24. Boy-Joy
    Miss Grundy
  26. 25. Game Aim
    Betty
  27. 26. ["My husband says we'll take it!"]
    Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats
  28. 27. The Life of Igor
    Igor
  29. 28. The 13th Marshal
  30. 29. The Puzzle of Planet Pluto
  31. 30. On The Menu Puzzle
    Miss Beazly
  32. 31. ["Finished, Archie?"]
    Archie
  33. 32. Wrong Song
    Jughead
  34. 33. Goodbye Ol' Paint
    Archie
  35. 34. Everything's Archie (Digest Version)
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