(October 2011)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times year (monthly except May and Dec.)
On-sale date:
2011-08-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
72262746953308
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing series

Archie's Super Teens (Table of Contents)

Pureheart the Powerful / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Evilheart's Revenge! (Table of Contents)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Bob White (credited)
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors:
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Reggie discovers that just as Archie can transform into Pureheart the Powerful by calling on his inner goodness, he can use his inner rottenness to turn into that caped fink, Evilheart.
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College Knowledge (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Golliher
Inks:
Bill Golliher
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie mixes college thoughts with girl thoughts.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits are listed in this printing.

Vacation Blues (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Golliher
Inks:
Bill Golliher
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Mrs. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge is on vacation and is surrounded by pictures of Archie.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing. No credits are listed in this reprinting.

Pit of Despair (Table of Contents)

Chuck / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Nancy
Synopsis:
A rival school tries to trap Chuck in a cave to prevent him from competing in a track meet.
Reprints:
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Sip Quip (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead tricks Reggie into letting him drink his soda.
Reprints:
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["I'm surprised you haven't dated Mandy yet"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mandy
Synopsis:
Reggie asks Mandy out for a date.
Reprints:
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Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint?

Foul Ball (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Archie wants to pitch in the baseball game.
Reprints:
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Great Balls of Fire (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica criticizes Betty for being unfeminine for practicing baseball, but Archie's reaction to Betty's prowess changes her tune.
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Indexer Notes

The feature on the original printing was "Betty" not "Reggie".

Film Flam (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Rich Koslowski
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Vickie Williams
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Ms. Todd; Albert Johnson; Sharon; Bill
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang travel to Los Angeles on the Lodge jet to find out how the LA Library is dealing with budget cuts so they can try some of the same things in Riverdale. While there Archie attends a film-making workshop and finishes his documentary of the Archies.
Reprints:
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Artistic License (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Ethel; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Nancy
Synopsis:
Chuck draws pictures for his friends showing their greatest desires.
Reprints:
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The Job (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Sharon; Della
Synopsis:
Jughead gets fired from Tasty Burger.
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The Galloping Ghost of Mystery Gulch (Table of Contents)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Castiglia
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Rich Koslowski
Colors:
Stephanie Vozzo
Letters:
Vickie Williams
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang discover the secret behind the ghostly horse that is trying to disrupt Mr. Lodge's plans to build a new mall.
Reprints:
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The Mary-Go-Round (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
When Archie's mom is feeling bad about her birthday, Archie takes her to the beach to hang out with his gang of friends.
Reprints:
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Trouble (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
In a parody of "Trouble" from THE MUSIC MAN, the narrator explains that Archie has got trouble with a capital T, and that rhymes with P, and that stands for Pool -- that is, the pool in Veronica's house, which tempts Archie to try and live a life of luxury he can't afford.
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Indexer Notes

At one point the narrator gets mixed up and says "She'll nurse him, rehearse him, and give out the news that the Southland gave birth to the blues!" This ("sorry, wrong song") is a quote from the song "Birth of the Blues."

Swing Music! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Rich Koslowski
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang like to swim at the lake because of the rope swing and end up having a contest to see who has the better swing and dive.
Reprints:
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["I always do light reading during the summer"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Dilton gets an idea for a new invention watching Veronica play tennis.

Eyes Have It (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie helps his mom with the groceries until a pretty girl walks past.
Reprints:
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TV Tribulations (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
John Workman
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jim Amash
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Vickie Williams
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang go to a super-store to buy Archie a new TV.
Reprints:
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How NOT To Skateboard (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy
Inks:
Jon D'agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie learns how to skateboard.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Flip Quips (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Reprints:
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Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags. In the first gag, Betty's father tells her she has puppy love.

Language Barrier (Table of Contents)

Archie 1 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
In prehistoric times, Archie and Reggie argue with Betty and Veronica over how to develop a language. The girls win when they invent the word "Vamoose!" to scare off dinosaurs.
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Future Shock (Table of Contents)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Musicians from the future arrive in the pre-historic past.
Reprints:
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Mister Magic (Table of Contents)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Doug Crane
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie finds a stranger whose magic powers make various members of the group disappear.
Reprints:
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Jet Set (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead on a jet ski.
Reprints:
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Game Aim (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie tries to explain the basics of volleyball to Veronica.
Reprints:
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Dancing With Famous People (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Ken Dansgood; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Tracy Tango; Mr. Weatherbee; Lindsay Lowman; Lyle Lightfoot; Larry Moleman; George Hammeltan
Synopsis:
The school holds a dance contest similar to Dancing with the Stars.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Archie's Super Teens
    Pureheart the Powerful
  2. 1. Evilheart's Revenge!
    Pureheart the Powerful
  3. 2. College Knowledge
    Archie
  4. 3. Vacation Blues
    Mr. Lodge
  5. 4. Pit of Despair
    Chuck
  6. 5. Sip Quip
    Jughead
  7. 6. ["I'm surprised you haven't dated Mandy yet"]
    Archie
  8. 7. Foul Ball
    Archie
  9. 8. Great Balls of Fire
    Reggie
  10. 9. Film Flam
    Archie
  11. 10. Artistic License
    Archie
  12. 11. The Job
    Jughead
  13. 12. The Galloping Ghost of Mystery Gulch
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  14. 13. The Mary-Go-Round
    Archie
  15. 14. Trouble
    Archie
  16. 15. Swing Music!
    Archie
  17. 16. ["I always do light reading during the summer"]
    Archie
  18. 17. Eyes Have It
    Archie
  19. 18. TV Tribulations
    Archie
  20. 19. How NOT To Skateboard
    Archie
  21. 20. Flip Quips
    Archie and the Gang
  22. 21. Language Barrier
    Archie 1
  23. 22. Future Shock
    Archie 1
  24. 23. Mister Magic
    Archie 1
  25. 24. Jet Set
    Jughead
  26. 25. Game Aim
    Archie
  27. 26. Dancing With Famous People
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Matthew Thompson
  • Mike Nielsen