(July 2013)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
11 times a year (monthly except July)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646850302911
Editing:
Victor Gorelick
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

With this issue, the Josie section returns as the Cosmo reprints end.


[Kissing At the Carnival] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Cosmo the Merry Martian (cameo)

Inn Trouble! (Part One) (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge brings the gang to a rented hotel on Kookaburra Island for a business conference, only to find that the owner thinks he purchased the hotel.
Reprints:

Inn Trouble! (Part Two) (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Bondsworth
Synopsis:
The gang tries to care for Mr. Lodge's guest Mr. Bondsworth, but his attitude quickly makes Mr. Lodge decide not to work with him.
Reprints:

Little Lost Drummer Boy (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]
Synopsis:
When Veronica's synthesizer replaces Jughead on drums, Jughead tries out new instruments for the band.

Sunny Daze (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy and Prof. Flutesnoot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Nancy
Synopsis:
Professor Flutesnoot and Miss Grundy deal with the effects of the springtime "Sunny Daze Syndrome".

Flood Tide (Table of Contents)

Miss Beazly / 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; teen
Characters:
Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Miss Beazly cooks food for the National Guardsmen, who are sandbagging the Velvet River during a storm.

How Do You Spell Relief? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Dilton becomes the envy of the school when he brings a water sprayer to class during a heat wave.
Reprints:

Vacation Consternation (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Haggly; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
When Professor Flutesnoot recommends that the teachers go visit wildlife to relax, Miss Grundy states that she sees wildlife every day.

She's Josie (Table of Contents)

She's Josie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Pepper; Melody
Synopsis:
Introduction to the "She's Josie" section.

Love (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Sock; Mr. Tuttle; Alexander Cabot II; Albert's mother
Synopsis:
Albert gets an old book of songs written by "Samantha Spellbinder", a witch from Salem, Massachusetts. Whenever he plays her way-out chords on his guitar, the magic of the music causes anyone within earshot to fall in love -- but only with inanimate objects like trees, rocks, and mailboxes. Only Melody is unaffected by the spell, because she already loves everything and everyone. And it's up to Melody to show everyone that true love is for people, not for things.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Divided into four chapters: "Love", "Basket of Love", "The Unaffected", and "People Who Like People".

["Albert, Daddy won't let me go out with you.."] (Table of Contents)

Josie Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Albert

The Long and Short of It (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy has her cooking class bake their favorite desserts.

["Weatherbee, it's my medical opinion..."] (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; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Reprints:
  • From Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Forever Archie (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead recalls how Archie is just like the way he was as a kid.

Right For The Part (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / 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; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Betty tells Archie she doesn't want to be in the history pageant, Archie gets Miss Grundy to switch her out. However, Veronica then decides that she doesn't want the part either-and enlists Archie for help.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original story is credited to Frank Doyle and Dan DeCarlo. Changes were made to the credits in this printing.

Teacher's Pest (Table of Contents)

Reggie Mantle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie uses his knowledge of correct grammar to annoy Reggie during an argument.

Par For The Course (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie goes golfing with Mr. Lodge and his business partner.
Keywords:
golf

The Song Is You (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
The Riverdale High music teacher has the kids write songs about others in the class.
Reprints:

Test Zest (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Cooper gets on Betty's case about doing well on her SAT.
Reprints:

Wanted (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A guilty Archie tells Veronica how he allowed a girl to wink at him.

Big Man on Campus (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Fred Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Coach Clayton; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Archie daydreams about being a giant.
Reprints:

Paper Chase (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:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred tries to get the daily newspaper.

The Missing Monument (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
When Riverdale gets a threat that a statue of local hero Sybil Ladington will be stolen, no one takes it seriously-until Archie and Jughead witness the heist.
Reprints:
Keywords:
helicopter

Indexer Notes

The story is told in 2 chapters: Part 1 (6 pages) and Part 2 (5 pages).

Source of Pride (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee becomes angry at Archie, who published a demeaning comment in the school newspaper and won't reveal its source.

Weighty Matter (Table of Contents)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 3 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; teen
Characters:
Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Miss Beazly tries to help The Bee lose weight by having his lunch delivered to his office.

Sweet Dream (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Unscramble the letters to discover what Miss Grundy is dreaming about.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Rod Ollerenshaw's signature was visible in the original printing.

Hike Tyke (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews

[Bowl of Fruit and Hammock] (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead paints a hammock, but finds Archie is already sleeping in it.

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

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:

Hip Man Wrinkle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Hip Man Wrinkle; Igor
Synopsis:
Hip Man Wrinkle, a beatnik, falls asleep and wakes up in 2292, where he finds things radically different.
Reprints:
Keywords:
beatnik; time travel

Tin Pan Folly (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Freddie; Flip Syde
Synopsis:
After thinking that rock and roll will blow over, Flip Syde's record company goes downhill. That is, until Flip discovers singing birds.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Unusual for an Archie story, this story makes many references to real things, including Elvis Presley, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Billboard, and American Bandstand.

Volunteer (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie volunteers to be the M.C. at an upcoming assembly.

["Looking out the window at the rain..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie thinks about the weather.
Reprints:
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ??.??.????

Oh, What A Knight (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie dresses up as a knight on his date with Veronica.
Reprints:

Prom Qualm (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 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; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie stops to help an injured kitten on his way to the prom.

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A look at the month's Archie comics.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Kissing At the Carnival]
    Archie
  2. 1. Inn Trouble! (Part One)
    Archie
  3. 2. Inn Trouble! (Part Two)
    Archie
  4. 3. Little Lost Drummer Boy
    The Archies
  5. 4. Sunny Daze
    Miss Grundy and Prof. Flutesnoot
  6. 5. Flood Tide
    Miss Beazly
  7. 6. How Do You Spell Relief?
    Archie
  8. 7. Vacation Consternation
    Miss Grundy
  9. 8. She's Josie
    She's Josie
  10. 9. Love
    Josie
  11. 10. ["Albert, Daddy won't let me go out with you.."]
    Josie Pin-Up
  12. 11. The Long and Short of It
    Mr. Weatherbee
  13. 12. ["Weatherbee, it's my medical opinion..."]
    Archie
  14. 13. Forever Archie
    Jughead
  15. 14. Right For The Part
    Archie and the Gang
  16. 15. Teacher's Pest
    Reggie Mantle
  17. 16. Par For The Course
    Archie
  18. 17. The Song Is You
    Archie Andrews
  19. 18. Test Zest
    Betty
  20. 19. Wanted
    Archie
  21. 20. Big Man on Campus
    Archie
  22. 21. Paper Chase
    Archie
  23. 22. The Missing Monument
    Archie at Riverdale
  24. 23. Source of Pride
    Archie
  25. 24. Weighty Matter
    Miss Beazly
  26. 25. Sweet Dream
    Miss Grundy
  27. 26. Hike Tyke
    Mr. Weatherbee
  28. 27. [Bowl of Fruit and Hammock]
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  29. 28. ["My husband says we'll take it!"]
  30. 29. Hip Man Wrinkle
  31. 30. Tin Pan Folly
  32. 31. Volunteer
    Reggie
  33. 32. ["Looking out the window at the rain..."]
    Archie
  34. 33. Oh, What A Knight
    Archie
  35. 34. Prom Qualm
    Archie and the Gang
  36. 35. Everything's Archie (Digest Version)
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
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