(April 2012)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
Published ten times a year (monthly except March and November)
On-sale date:
2012-02-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646850301511
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Go out and play video games!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

This cover has no relation to any of the stories inside.

Time for a Change (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wilcox
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Irene; Miss Grundy; Superintendent Hassle; Jughead Jones (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Chuck Clayton (cameo); Nancy Woods (cameo); Mr. Flutesnoot (cameo)
Synopsis:
After testing one of Dilton's inventions, Archie and Mr. Weatherbee switch bodies. To make matters worse, Archie has a date with Veronica and Mr. Weatherbee has to give a speech for the Superintendent.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature changed from Riverdale High to Archie.

Sorry...Wrong Number! (Table of Contents)

Svenson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards ?

Characters:
Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly
Synopsis:
Everyone thinks Svenson is going crazy when the mention of a number puts him in fits of excitement. It turns out that Svenson seems to have won the lottery, but Mr. Weatherbee points out that Svenson was looking at the wrong numbers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Weirdly, the other story from Riverdale High (Archie, 1990 series) #1 from which "Time For A Change" was reprinted from featured a story about Svenson winning the lottery, but the credits for the stories don't match.

Meow Mix (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Betty is imitating the movements of a cat for a new exercise program and both Veronica and Reggie just think it's too funny.
Reprints:

The Launching (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Larry; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Larry tries to sell a boat to Archie. When they take it to the school pool to test it out, the canoe gets locked in and the boys get locked out.
Reprints:

Two Shy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews (in person and in flashback); Mrs. Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. and Mrs. Andrews sit and talk about Archie's "Terrible Twos".
Reprints:

Chow Choice? (Table of Contents)

Ms. Beazly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Ms. Beazly; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
The students want more choices at lunch, but the choice Ms. Beazly gives them isn't what they had in mind.

["I...I can't hold them back any longer!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Madhouse / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Clyde Didit; Captain Sprocket
Synopsis:
Introduction to the Archie's Madhouse (Archie, 1959 series) reprint section.

Lester of the Chimps (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Kresse
Inks:
Bill Kresse
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Kresse

Characters:
Lester; Zartan; safari members
Synopsis:
Lester tries to con some safari members in the jungle.

Out of Sight! (Table of Contents)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Captain Sprocket's girlfriend
Synopsis:
When Captain Sprocket puts rocket fuel in his car, it causes the car to drive straight up.

Car Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Kresse
Inks:
Bill Kresse
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Kresse

Characters:
Car Man; The Blue Bolt
Synopsis:
Car Man chases the villain the Blue Bolt and must pass the Blue Bolt's traps.

The Wallet! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epps
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie makes his friends dig through the snow for his wallet, but then Archie's parents tell Archie he left his wallet at home.

Sly Sledding (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead persuades the gang to switch from skiing to sledding because sledding is safer. Jughead then sells the gang sleds and uses the money to buy something he's always wanted-skiis.
Reprints:

["I'm going to work on the budget today and don't want to be disturbed"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
After hearing how Miss Grundy makes boring topics interesting, Mr. Weatherbee employs her to make the budget interesting.
Reprints:
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Archie Maze (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Maze through the letters in "Archie".

Persistent Caller (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews (unseen & on phone); Mr. Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie tries to call Veronica.

The Part Owner Partners (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Sal Amendola
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred buys Archie a share of a company -- one that Mr. Lodge owns. Archie's very proud of his new title of "shareholder" but comes to regret the responsibilities when Mr. Lodge relies on Archie's vote to break a shareholder tie.
Reprints:

Draw Your Own Conclusions (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lund; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
In art class, Archie must decide between sketching Betty or Veronica.

Nutrition Recognition (Table of Contents)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Characters:
Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead get an appreciation for Miss Beazly's job when they have detention with her.

The Andrews Family Tree (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Leonardo DaVinci; Signorina Lisa; Leonardo D'Andrusi; Sir Walter Raleigh; Queen Elizabeth; Sir Walter Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Isaac Newton; Isaac Andrews; James Watt; James Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Dilton reads about Archie's ancestors.

Quiet On The Set (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee (dream only); Svenson (dream only); Miss Beazley (dream only); Miss Grundy (dream only)
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead imagine themselves in a slapstick silent comedy set in the halls of Riverdale.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In the silent movie sequence, Lucey puts Archie and Jughead in their classic '40s and '50s outfits (Archie's bow tie and "R" sweater vest and Jughead's "S" sweater).

Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead tells Archie he might become an exchange student.

She's Josie (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
?
Colors:
Rosario "Tito" Pena
Letters:
?

Characters:
Josie; Pepper; Melody
Synopsis:
Introduction to the She's Josie (Archie, 1963 series) reprint section.

Shoe, Shoe, Baby (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Mr. Tuttle; Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Josie, Melody and Pepper all take up the new fad of walking around barefoot, shocking the hidebound Albert. Finally Mr. Tuttle orders them to cease this kind of exposure, so they go back to the more modest fashion of wearing shoes with miniskirts.
Reprints:

Stolen Melody (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II
Synopsis:
Declaring that his money and power give him the ability to get anything he wants, Alex grabs Melody and tries to get her all to himself, but her beauty attracts other men from all around. So Alex pays the other boys to get away from Melody and brings her to his home, where Josie and Pepper try to save their friend from that cad's clutches.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo makes a cameo as one of the boys chasing Melody, the third boy from the left at the top of page 4.

The Photographers (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Josie and Alexandra compete against each other in a photography contest, and Alexandra has the clear advantage because of her state-of-the-art thousand-dollar camera, while Josie only has an old-fashioned square box camera.
Reprints:

["Albert, everyone's staring at you."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Josie; Albert
Synopsis:
Josie wishes Albert would dress in a less mod manner.
Reprints:

Lane Refrain (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Howard Bender ?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Archie tells the readers of how he bowls with the gang.

Janitor Joggings (Table of Contents)

Svenson / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Characters:
Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Ms. Beazly; Mr. Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Svenson tells us what it's like to be a janitor.

Seat Treat (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie gets great seats for Archie's play-behind a post.

["Is there something in the store you need?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; unnamed girl
Synopsis:
Archie finds an item in the store with no price tag so he can talk to the cashier.
Reprints:
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

The Last Straw (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee tries to ignore the temptations of food.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature changed from Archie and Me to Archie.

Neat Freaked! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie knows the importance of being neat-yet his room is very messy.

Machine Master (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Machine Master
Synopsis:
Machine Master uses his lifelike robots to steal from the museum, but Archie and Betty have trouble turning him in.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Go out and play video games!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Time for a Change
    Archie
  3. 2. Sorry...Wrong Number!
    Svenson
  4. 3. Meow Mix
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Launching
    Archie
  6. 5. Two Shy
    Archie
  7. 6. Chow Choice?
    Ms. Beazly
  8. 7. ["I...I can't hold them back any longer!"]
    Archie's Madhouse
  9. 8. Lester of the Chimps
  10. 9. Out of Sight!
    Captain Sprocket
  11. 10. Car Man
  12. 11. The Wallet!
    Archie
  13. 12. Sly Sledding
    Jughead
  14. 13. ["I'm going to work on the budget today and don't want to be disturbed"]
    Archie
  15. 14. Archie Maze
    Archie
  16. 15. Persistent Caller
    Archie
  17. 16. The Part Owner Partners
    Archie
  18. 17. Draw Your Own Conclusions
    Archie
  19. 18. Nutrition Recognition
    Miss Beazly
  20. 19. The Andrews Family Tree
    Archie
  21. 20. Quiet On The Set
    Archie
  22. 21. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  23. 22. She's Josie
    She's Josie
  24. 23. Shoe, Shoe, Baby
    Josie
  25. 24. Stolen Melody
    Josie
  26. 25. The Photographers
    Josie
  27. 26. ["Albert, everyone's staring at you."]
    Josie Pin-Up
  28. 27. Lane Refrain
    Archie
  29. 28. Janitor Joggings
    Svenson
  30. 29. Seat Treat
    Reggie
  31. 30. ["Is there something in the store you need?"]
    Archie
  32. 31. The Last Straw
    Archie
  33. 32. Neat Freaked!
    Archie
  34. 33. Machine Master
    Archie
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