(August 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
11 times a year (monthly except March)
On-sale date:
2013-07-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646951724111
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)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews

[Archie Meets Glee] (Table of Contents)

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

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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Meets Glee collection.

The Big Rescue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors:
? [as Manny Hands] (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie explains what a hassle it is to go to the beach with Betty and Veronica since all the other guys try to make time with the girls.

The Loser (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to lose to Archie at various things so he can prove that he is a good loser but he always ends up winning.
Keywords:
darts; ping-pong; tennis

Don't Bee Silly (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie moves a bee-hive.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The title has a picture of a bee instead of the word bee.

Perfect Order (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie has been tutoring young children in math. He gets their papers mixed up with his father's paperwork for a tax audit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In the original printing in Archie #343, the script is credited to Jim Ruth.

Spring Break (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Allison Flood (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Until the diving board at the Lodge pool is replaced, the gang decides to use a trampoline as a makeshift diving board.
Reprints:

Nifty Gifty (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:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica keeps giving Archie presents and Archie keeps using them to meet other girls.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story is dialogue free and is presented totally in pantomime.

[Select Your Away Team!] (Table of Contents)

Diamond Selections; Star Trek / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Star Trek figures.

Call Stall (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie has a sure-fire way to get Moose's attention.

[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.

Headline Hunters (Table of Contents)

Ambrose / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Ambrose Pipps; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Moose Mason; Mrs. Pipps; Little Betty Cooper; Sheldon Broadbeam; un-named kids
Synopsis:
Little Archie decides that the West Side kids' newspaper needs a foreign correspondent, so he forces Ambrose to go to Europe... by mail.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In one of Bolling's nods to continuity, this story mentions Little Archie's attempt to get to Europe on a raft in Little Archie # 14 ("The Run-Away").

Boy Wanted (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie
Synopsis:
Little Archie wants to get a job at a florist.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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One More Time (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie; Spotty
Synopsis:
Little Archie teaches Spotty tricks.

Overstreet 43 (Table of Contents)

Gemstone Publishing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for the 43rd edition of the Overstreet Price Guide.

Canoe Help Us? (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; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie talks Veronica into a romantic canoe ride, and Veronica recounts the pair's misadventures on previous canoe rides.
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
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Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Indexer Notes

House ad for the first three volumes of The Best of Archie Comics.

Nothing Is As It Seems (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:
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie has a confusing day at the beach when nothing turns out to be what it appears.
Reprints:

[New Crusaders Graphic Novels] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the New Crusaders graphic novel.

Cutie Booty (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:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge asks Archie for his thoughts on the swimsuits his company is marketing for the next year.

Off With The Old (Table of Contents)

Life With 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
Characters:
Jason Blossom; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
After getting smoked in a drag race by Jason Blossom, Archie gets Dilton to rocket power Ol' Betsy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part one of a full length 4 part story.

On With The New Part II (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / comic story / 5 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
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Unnamed Raffle vendor
Synopsis:
Ol' Betsy bites the dust but the gang secretly buy Archie raffle tickets on a new car and he wins.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part two of a full length 4 part story.

The Afterglow Part III (Table of Contents)

Life With 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
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie pampers his new car.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part three of a full length 4 part story.

The Discard Part IV (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / comic story / 5 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
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica overhears Archie talking about Ol' Betsy and thinks he's talking about her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part four of a full length 4 part story.

Garden of Eaten (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie helps his father plant a vegetable garden.

One Flower at a Time (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie rushes around town to each store in a chain of stores that are giving away a free flower with a purchase so he can collect enough for a bouquet for Veronica.

["Let's see how much money..."] (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:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead try to raise money for a summer trip.
Reprints:
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Beach Bored (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; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Because of injuries, Archie won't be able to participate in the beach sports he likes.
Reprints:

Oh, Bouy! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Two pranksters swamp Archie's canoe and take Betty on their speedboat.

Where Destiny Leads Me (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When Archie abandons Jughead to meet a girl at the library, Jughead gets even by taking Veronica to the same library.

Garden of Despair (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
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
The guys have to weed their gardens.
Reprints:

Forget-Me-Not (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; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie doesn't want to hear a word about Riverdale High until September. However, when he rescues the drowning mayor's daughter, Archie and his high school are all over the news.
Reprints:

River Rescue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
When the dog that Betty is dogsitting ends up floating on the river Archie has to perform a rescue.

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

Pat the Brat / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Pat the Brat
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page of the next section featuring Pat the Brat reprints.

It's No Picnic (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Pat the Brat
Synopsis:
Pat's parents take him to the beach.

Two Weeks Notice (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Pat the Brat
Synopsis:
Pat gets his baseball equipment taken away as punishment.

Formal Announcement (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Pat the Brat
Synopsis:
Pat's mother has made a birthday cake.

Wha-Wha-What (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Pat the Brat
Synopsis:
Pat is sent to the store for some items but all he can remember is the candy.

[Jinx] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the first two Jinx collections.

Risky Rescue (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
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie becomes a lifeguard and takes it to heart when the lead guard tells all of them that talking to pretty girls while on duty can lead to someone drowning.
Reprints:
Keywords:
lifeguard

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (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

Information about subscription rates for various Archie magazines.

Power Play (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
After Betty and Veronica tease him about his skinny build, Archie tries to prove he's the equal of the muscle-bound jocks on the beach.
Reprints:

Score Sore (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie takes Veronica to a professional baseball game.

Her Man Friday (And Most Of Saturday) (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Crazy Charlie
Synopsis:
Archie is determined to make it to Lonesome Island by any means possible.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

A preview of the cover of Life with Archie #30.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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Letters:
typeset

Archie: Betty or Veronica? (Table of Contents)

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

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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for an Archie-themed phone app.

11 Million Downloads (Table of Contents)

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

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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie comics digital download app.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Archie Meets Glee]
  3. 2. The Big Rescue
    Archie
  4. 3. The Loser
    Archie
  5. 4. Don't Bee Silly
    Archie
  6. 5. Perfect Order
    Archie
  7. 6. Spring Break
    Archie
  8. 7. Nifty Gifty
    Archie
  9. 8. [Select Your Away Team!]
    Diamond Selections; Star Trek
  10. 9. Call Stall
    Archie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  12. 11. Headline Hunters
    Ambrose
  13. 12. Boy Wanted
    Little Archie
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie Fun Page
  15. 14. One More Time
    Little Archie
  16. 15. Overstreet 43
    Gemstone Publishing
  17. 16. Canoe Help Us?
    Archie
  18. 17. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  19. 18. Nothing Is As It Seems
    Archie
  20. 19. [New Crusaders Graphic Novels]
  21. 20. Cutie Booty
    Archie
  22. 21. Off With The Old
    Life With Archie
  23. 22. On With The New Part II
    Life With Archie
  24. 23. The Afterglow Part III
    Life With Archie
  25. 24. The Discard Part IV
    Life With Archie
  26. 25. Garden of Eaten
    Archie
  27. 26. One Flower at a Time
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Let's see how much money..."]
    Archie
  29. 28. Beach Bored
    Archie
  30. 29. Oh, Bouy!
    Archie
  31. 30. Where Destiny Leads Me
    Archie
  32. 31. Garden of Despair
    Archie
  33. 32. Forget-Me-Not
    Archie
  34. 33. River Rescue
    Archie
  35. 34. [Pat the Brat #20]
    Pat the Brat
  36. 35. It's No Picnic
    Pat the Brat
  37. 36. Two Weeks Notice
    Pat the Brat
  38. 37. Formal Announcement
    Pat the Brat
  39. 38. Wha-Wha-What
    Pat the Brat
  40. 39. [Jinx]
  41. 40. Risky Rescue
    Archie
  42. 41. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  43. 42. Power Play
    Archie
  44. 43. Score Sore
    Archie
  45. 44. Her Man Friday (And Most Of Saturday)
    Archie
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  48. 47. Archie: Betty or Veronica?
  49. 48. 11 Million Downloads
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
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