(December 2011)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
On-sale date:
2011-10-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
72262746951923
Editing:
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Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Special Holiday issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

["Archie Wall Art now available"] (Table of Contents)

Allposters.com / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Archie posters.

Inside front cover.

An Old School Yule (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Lifson (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Phil Felix (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick (editor/editor-in-chief)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang decide to do an old school Christmas and also throw a party to help the less fortunate.

["Archie Meets KISS"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Order form for the issues that make up the Archie Meets KISS storyline.

["Archie Comics Digital Universe"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Information on the Archie digital download app.

Christmas in Riverdale! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Circle the words puzzle.

The Holidaze! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Nancy; Betty Cooper; Tomoko; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
All Jughead wants to do on his Christmas vacation is relax but everybody else has plans for him.
Reprints:
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Pop's Day Off (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rex Lindey (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang decide to run the restaurant for a day so Pop Tate can have a day off to do his holiday shopping.
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Wait Right Here (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Web (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty doesn't appear rich enough to buy anything.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Colorist/letterer credit taken from the index of the original printing.

["Kevin Keller four issue mini-series"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Order form to receive the entire four issue Kevin Keller mini-series.

["Archie the Married Life"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Order information for Archie The Married Life collection.

["Wow. It's nice and warm in your house, Reggie!"] (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
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie ran out of money so is giving Jughead an old football for Christmas.
Reprints:
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Indexer Notes

comic strip reprint.

Purchase Prize (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Jacques; Jason (Veronica's chauffeur)
Synopsis:
With Veronica sick in bed, Betty does her Christmas shopping for her and bargains all the shop-keepers down.
Reprints:
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The Great Tree Spree (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; H.M. Bugg
Synopsis:
H.M. Bugg has been buying up all the Christmas trees in Riverdale and making toothpicks out of them.
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["Life with Archie Magazine"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Ordering information for back issues of Life With Archie magazine.

["Archie Comics Digital Universe"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Indexer Notes

House ad for Archie Comics digital comics app.

Out on a Limb (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks:
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie helps put up Christmas decorations for Mr. Weatherbee at the school but accidentally breaks the metal deer he is supposed to put in the schoolyard.
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Spectacular Christmas Fashions (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
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Colors:
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Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Nancy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge
Reprints:
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["Archie Christmas Classics"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Christmas Classics collection.

["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Sabrina Animated Series collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as a title page for the next section featuring Sabrina reprints.

Tree-Mendous (Table of Contents)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Harvey
Synopsis:
Aunt Hilda wants to use magic to get her Christmas tree done immediately but Sabrina and Harvey want to go cut one down the old fashioned way.
Reprints:
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Power Struggle (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / 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:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Jingles the elf; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis:
Sabrina and Jingles get in a magic contest.
Reprints:
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Snow Job (Table of Contents)

Harvey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Harvey; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis:
Aunt Hilda gets Harvey a Christmas present that he can use at her house.
Reprints:
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Yule Yowl (Table of Contents)

Sabrina's Cat Salem / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as Saburo]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Aunt Hilda (cameo); Aunt Zelda (cameo); Sabrina (cameo); Salem; Rufus
Synopsis:
Salem at Christmas.
Reprints:

["The Best of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Best of Sabrina collection.

["The original seven Archie Will You Marry Me issues"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad to order the 7 back issues that make up the "Will You Marry Me" storyline.

["Daddy misses his favorite album: Christmas Bells!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie plays Christmas music for Mr. Lodge.
Reprints:
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Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Christmas Togetherness (Table of Contents)

Jughead / 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:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie wants to buy his parents a Christmas present that will help bring them closer together.
Reprints:
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Run for the Hills (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils:
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks:
Al Hartley (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers
Synopsis:
Archie is coming to the Lodge mansion to deliver Christmas gifts but Mr. Lodge and Veronica are worried he will break something.
Reprints:

[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:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as a title page featuring Little Archie reprints.

Shine a Little Light (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Sue Stringly; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Sue Stringly shows Little Archie her perfect Christmas tree.
Reprints:
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A Children's Story (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Santa Claus; un-named kids
Synopsis:
An alternate-universe Santa Claus from "Planet Peewee," a planet populated almost entirely by children, crash-lands his spaceship on Little Archie's roof.
Reprints:

A Christmas Report (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie; Pop Tate; Spotty; Mr. O'Malley; Mr. Adams; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
While delivering papers Archie discovers that a fake Santa Claus is robbing the newspaper office.
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["The Archie Babies"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Information on ordering The Archie Babies collection.

["Archie's Weird Mysteries"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Ordering information for Archie's Weird Mysteries collection.

A Sure Thing (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Reprints:
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Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

Stamp Scamp (Table of Contents)

Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ethel; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Ethel is waiting for a Christmas card from Jughead.
Reprints:

Brain Campaign (Table of Contents)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Dilton should not play Santa Claus.
Reprints:

Season of Magic (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Bob White (credited)
Inks:
Bob White (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jingles the brownie; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jingles the brownie visits Archie and Jughead and torments Reggie Mantle.
Reprints:

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

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Indexer Notes

Ordering information for The Best of Archie collection.

["Archie Cyber Adventures"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Ordering information for Archie: Cyber Adventures collection.

The Magic Circle (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie gets a job making Christmas wreaths.
Reprints:

Santa's Yelper (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Santa Claus; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Jughead helps Santa deliver presents around Riverdale. Santa uses him to eat all the treats so Santa doesn't have to.
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["Obama and Palin in Riverdale"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Ordering information for Obama and Palin in Riverdale collection.

["Comic Book Fairs"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Information about holding an Archie themed book fair at your school.

Some Things Never Change (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sugar Plum Fairy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The Sugar Plum Fairy tries to get Betty and Veronica in the Christmas mood.
Reprints:

Dreamland Drama (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Santa Claus
Synopsis:
With Santa's workshop having gone high-tech and Santa-robots out delivering toys, there isn't anything for Santa to do so he drops by for a chat with Archie.
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Kissing Game (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
John Workman (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Valerie; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie can't find the right place to hang the mistletoe for his Christmas party.
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["Subscribe Today"] (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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["The coolest Archie shirts around!"] (Table of Contents)

Popfunk / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Archie t-shirts.

Inside back cover.

"The Empire of Gut and Bone" (Table of Contents)

Scholastic Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Ad for a series of books by M.T. Anderson.

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Archie Wall Art now available"]
    Allposters.com
  3. 2. An Old School Yule
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  5. 4. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
  6. 5. Christmas in Riverdale!
  7. 6. The Holidaze!
    Jughead
  8. 7. Pop's Day Off
    Archie & Friends
  9. 8. Wait Right Here
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["Kevin Keller four issue mini-series"]
  11. 10. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  12. 11. ["Wow. It's nice and warm in your house, Reggie!"]
    Archie
  13. 12. Purchase Prize
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. The Great Tree Spree
    Archie & Friends
  15. 14. ["Life with Archie Magazine"]
  16. 15. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
  17. 16. Out on a Limb
    Archie
  18. 17. Spectacular Christmas Fashions
  19. 18. ["Archie Christmas Classics"]
  20. 19. ["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  22. 21. Tree-Mendous
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  23. 22. Power Struggle
    Sabrina
  24. 23. Snow Job
    Harvey
  25. 24. Yule Yowl
    Sabrina's Cat Salem
  26. 25. ["The Best of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"]
  27. 26. ["The original seven Archie Will You Marry Me issues"]
  28. 27. ["Daddy misses his favorite album: Christmas Bells!"]
  29. 28. Christmas Togetherness
    Jughead
  30. 29. Run for the Hills
    Mr. Lodge
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  32. 31. Shine a Little Light
    Little Archie
  33. 32. A Children's Story
    Little Archie
  34. 33. A Christmas Report
    Little Archie
  35. 34. ["The Archie Babies"]
  36. 35. ["Archie's Weird Mysteries"]
  37. 36. A Sure Thing
    Veronica
  38. 37. Stamp Scamp
    Ethel
  39. 38. Brain Campaign
    Dilton Doiley
  40. 39. Season of Magic
    Archie
  41. 40. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  42. 41. ["Archie Cyber Adventures"]
  43. 42. The Magic Circle
    Archie
  44. 43. Santa's Yelper
    Jughead
  45. 44. ["Obama and Palin in Riverdale"]
  46. 45. ["Comic Book Fairs"]
  47. 46. Some Things Never Change
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. Dreamland Drama
    Archie
  49. 48. Kissing Game
    Archie
  50. 49. ["Subscribe Today"]
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  52. 51. ["The coolest Archie shirts around!"]
    Popfunk
  53. 52. "The Empire of Gut and Bone"
    Scholastic Books
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