(October 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
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Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
11 times a year
On-sale date:
2013-09-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646951724311
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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)
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
autumn

[The Art of Archie: The Covers] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Art of Archie: The Covers collection.

The Ocelot Caper (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Private Investigator Archie Andrews must discover who burglarized Veronica's safe.
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Hairpiece Hassles (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews (Appears in photo in a background scene); Harold the hairdresser; Unnamed Police Officer; Unnamed old lady
Synopsis:
Archie talks his dad into getting a hairpiece.
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Special Program (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Coach Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
To help train Mr. Weatherbee's reflexes, Coach Clayton warns that he'll be tossing things to the principal all day. As a result, Mr. Weatherbee keeps snatching things away from everybody, prompting them to think he's a kleptomaniac.
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Win Him For Me (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
James DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The girls want Archie to win them a giant teddy bear at the fair.

Love Story (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews; Smithers the butler; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie has turned over a new leaf and goes out of his way to be nice to Archie. Archie can't believe it. Jughead doesn't.
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Indexer Notes

Some credits from the index of the original printing.

Feeling Fuelish (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
With the high price of gasoline, Archie tries to find a replacement fuel for his car.

[Are they men... or monsters?] (Table of Contents)

Diamond Selections; Universal Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for action figures based on the Universal Monsters line of movies.

Wit Twit (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie promises not to make a nuisance of himself at Veronica's next party.

Inflation Jubilation (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie accidentally got paid his allowance twice in one week.

[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 Test Case (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Miss Grundy; Little Betty; Little Veronica; Little Jughead; Little Reggie
Synopsis:
When Little Archie studies for the wrong test, Miss Grundy gives him a second chance and suggests the get Little Betty or Little Veronica to tutor him.

The Mouse House (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 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:
Little Archie; Little Jughead; Little Reggie; Little Veronica; Pop Tate; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Little Archie and Little Jughead start a pest-expulsion business.
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[New Crusaders Graphic Novels] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for two New Crusaders graphic novels.

Bus Stop (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
Letters:
Vickie Williams

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jessica
Synopsis:
Archie looks for other means of getting to school when his car needs a new radiator that he can't afford.
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[Archie 1000 Page Extravaganza] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie 1000 Page Extravaganza collection.

No Couth (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica thinks Archie is very uncouth.

[School Books Bundle] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for a deal on a group of Archie trade paperbacks.

How to Be...Megapopular! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie reads a book on how to be popular.

A Night to Howl (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks:
Harry Lucey (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Two fast-living girls manipulate Archie into giving them a lift to a party and spending all his money on them.
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Put Them All Together! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob White (credited)
Pencils:
Bob White (credited)
Inks:
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Marty Epp (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty sings a song made up from the letters in Archie's name, and Reggie replaces the lyrics with ones less than complimentary to Archie.
Reprints:

The Image (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Fearing that Reggie will spread the rumor that he's a "klutz," Archie tries to improve his relationship with Reggie, but his attempts to make amends just cause Reggie serious pain.
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For the Defense (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; un-named clerk; un-named manager; un-named shoppers
Synopsis:
Archie is worried about making a speech for public speaking class, but he stops being tongue-tied when he needs to defend Mr. Weatherbee from charges of shoplifting.
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I Knew It (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils:
John Rosenberger (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Victor Gorelick (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie is convinced that Reggie is planning to play a trick on him.

["I think I need a new bookshelf."] (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 needs a new bookshelf.
Reprints:
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Blow the Man Down (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Horace Nelson; Mildred Nelson
Synopsis:
Fred and Horace get into battle when leaves from Horace's tree end up blown into Fred's yard.
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Indexer Notes

Possibly originally from Archie (Archie, 1962 series) #413 but needs confirmation.

No writer credit listed in this digest. Writer credit from the index of this story in Archie's Ten Issue Collector's Set (Archie, 1997 series) #1.

Rival Arrival (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Helga
Synopsis:
Dilton makes Archie a sexy android that can do everything Betty can do, except for one crucial thing.
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Benefit Bungle (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Uncle Bob; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
The Archies are asked to play a benefit for children but learn that the organizer is making most of the money.

Course Remourse (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee isn't happy with the results of Archie's Mini-Course idea, but the district superintendent loves the idea.

Go For It (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Coach Cleats; student trying out for football team
Synopsis:
A new student tries out for kicking on the football team and does better than Reggie, though small in stature.
Reprints:
Keywords:
football

[A Brand New Kevin Keller Graphic Novel] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the newest Kevin Keller graphic novel.

["Dotty!"] (Table of Contents)

Dotty and Ditto / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dotty; Ditto; Gramps; Super Duck; The Shield; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Suzie; Talbert Twiddle; Tootsie Twiddle; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis:
Dotty reads comic books before bed and dreams about meeting the Archie characters at the Comic Castle.
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[Archie Meets Glee] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Meets Glee collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie has lost his cap.

["We haven't found one lipstick that's kiss proof!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:

Not This Time (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils:
John Rosenberger (credited)
Inks:
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Marty Epp (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty begins surreptitiously helping Archie beat Reggie, which only emboldens Archie into challenging Reggie to more stunts.
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[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

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

Fitness Crazies (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie train to run a marathon.
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Keywords:
marathon

Report Support (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie claims that Jughead will eat anything.

Knee Glee (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie doesn't have to get on both knees to ask Veronica out, one will be enough.

One Of Those Days (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie is having "one of those days" when he's unusually clumsy and destructive, and everyone, including his mother, friends and teachers, is scared to be near him.
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[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie titles.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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[Archie: Betty or Veronica?] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for an Archie themed video game app.

[12 Million Downloads] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie digital comics app.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Art of Archie: The Covers]
  3. 2. The Ocelot Caper
    Archie
  4. 3. Hairpiece Hassles
    Archie
  5. 4. Special Program
    Archie
  6. 5. Win Him For Me
    Archie
  7. 6. Love Story
    Archie
  8. 7. Feeling Fuelish
    Archie
  9. 8. [Are they men... or monsters?]
    Diamond Selections; Universal Studios
  10. 9. Wit Twit
    Archie
  11. 10. Inflation Jubilation
    Archie
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  13. 12. A Test Case
    Little Archie
  14. 13. The Mouse House
    Little Archie
  15. 14. [New Crusaders Graphic Novels]
  16. 15. Bus Stop
    Archie
  17. 16. [Archie 1000 Page Extravaganza]
  18. 17. No Couth
    Archie
  19. 18. [School Books Bundle]
  20. 19. How to Be...Megapopular!
    Archie
  21. 20. A Night to Howl
    Archie
  22. 21. Put Them All Together!
    Archie
  23. 22. The Image
    Archie
  24. 23. For the Defense
    Archie
  25. 24. I Knew It
    Archie
  26. 25. ["I think I need a new bookshelf."]
    Archie
  27. 26. Blow the Man Down
    Archie
  28. 27. Rival Arrival
    Archie
  29. 28. Benefit Bungle
    Archie
  30. 29. Course Remourse
    Archie
  31. 30. Go For It
    Archie
  32. 31. [A Brand New Kevin Keller Graphic Novel]
  33. 32. ["Dotty!"]
    Dotty and Ditto
  34. 33. [Archie Meets Glee]
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  36. 35. ["We haven't found one lipstick that's kiss proof!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  37. 36. Not This Time
    Archie
  38. 37. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  39. 38. Fitness Crazies
    Archie
  40. 39. Report Support
    Archie
  41. 40. Knee Glee
    Archie
  42. 41. One Of Those Days
    Archie
  43. 42. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  45. 44. [Archie: Betty or Veronica?]
  46. 45. [12 Million Downloads]
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