(May 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)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Archie, is my baseball form a hit?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Keywords:
Baseball

Charity Ball! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Rose (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge has a charity ball game for the March of Dimes and the gang signs up to play in it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Baseball

Wrestlers Rhapsody (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale High / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Coach Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Flutesnoot; Miss Beazly; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; The Mighty Wizard
Synopsis:
The school holds a charity wrestling match to raise money for new gym equipment. The match is slated to feature The Mighty Wizard wrestling Moose. But when Moose shows up late, who is fighting The Mighty Wizard?
Reprints:
Keywords:
wrestling

What Are You Complaining About? (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
When the students start complaining about school, Miss Grundy starts a suggestion box.
Reprints:

Sidewalk Gaff (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie charges people money to watch the trouble Archie and Jughead get into while painting a building.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature changed from Reggie and Me to Reggie.

Acting Principal (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; unnamed actor; Svenson; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee hires an actor to dress like him and take his place at an assembly. However, the students and faculty get confused between the two Weatherbees.
Reprints:

A Coined Phrase (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead ask Reggie for money.

["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:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Clyde Didit; Captain Sprocket; Mighty Chick; Super Snail; Captain Pumpernik
Synopsis:
Introduction to the Archie's Madhouse (Archie, 1959 series) reprint section.

Lester The Hipster (Table of Contents)

Lester Cool; Chester Square / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Lester Cool; Chester Square; unnamed Martians
Synopsis:
Martians abduct Lester to find out what weapons frighten the people of Earth. However, Lester thinks that each weapon is cool.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

flying saucer

Debutante Twist (Table of Contents)

Lester Cool; Chester Square / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Lester Cool; Chester Square; Brenda Van Loot
Synopsis:
Lester and Chester take the same debutante on a date and give the date twists based on their personalities.
Reprints:

The Son of Dr. Jerkyll (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Characters:
Dr. Jerkyll's son; Dr. Jerkyll's wife; Hilda The Witch
Synopsis:
Dr. Jerkyll's son tries to change the way his face looks and ends up with no face at all.
Reprints:

Quick Study (Table of Contents)

Mr. Andrews / 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)

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Cheryl; Lori
Synopsis:
The Andrews family is amazed to see a great transformation in Jughead -- he's dressed neatly and he likes girls!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the old storyline (beginning in Jughead # 283) about Jughead's supernatural transformation into a ladies' man.

Glad Hand Guru (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica takes up the art of reading palms.

["Here's the pry bar, some rope, and a can of silicon spray lubricant!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews has to decide between television and exercising.
Reprints:
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Shell Shock (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Victor Gorelick (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
After Reggie pulls a prank on him, Archie gets revenge with the help of his new organization ARPA (Anti-Reggie Protective Association).
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

An early example of the '60s spy-story craze working its way into Archie Comics.

Design For Danger (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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)

Genre:
teen; adventure
Characters:
"Dandy" Carlo; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie tries to interview Dandy Carlo, a fashion designer the girls love. But Dandy is being forced to sell his designs against his will. Archie then disguises himself as Dandy to lead the villains away.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The character "Dandy" Carlo is named after Archie artist Dan DeCarlo. This story is told in two parts: part 1 (6 pages) and part 2 (5 pages).

In Hot Water! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is angered by the drinks that Betty and Veronica serve him.

Internet Fret (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Mr. Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Archie is chosen to test out an Internet school.

["No way!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Dad / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Cross out every other letter to find out what Archie's dad won't let him do.

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.

No Contest (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
Alex enters Melody in a beauty contest, to her distress: her parents have threatened to disown her if she clutters up the house with one more trophy. Josie and Pepper try to disguise Melody's beauty so she can't win, but no matter what they disguise her as, her sex appeal shows through.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Told in two parts: Part 1 (8 pages) and Part 2 (5 pages).

Landscape Artist (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III; Josie's dad
Synopsis:
Josie's father makes her work on the garden. Alex comes along and hires people to do the work for her.
Reprints:

Limber Loser (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Sock
Synopsis:
When Pepper claims that girls are more limber than boys, Sock, Albert and Alex all try to prove her wrong.
Reprints:

Attitude Adjustment (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / 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:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
When Mr. Lodge finds out that Mr. Andrews owns the last piece of land needed for the Lodge Towers, Mr. Lodge tries to be nice to Archie.

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot
Reprints:
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Lingo Lesson (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and his parents discuss the current teen slang.

Tomato Surprise (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead tell Betty of Mr. Andrews and his attempts at growing tomatoes.
Keywords:
gardening

["You'll never guess who asked me for a job at Lodge Enterprises!"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Put the letters in ovals in numerical order to find out who asked Mr. Lodge for a job.

["Something looks odd about Ms. Grundy today!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot; Miss Beazly
Reprints:
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Mister Gullible (Table of Contents)

Reggie / 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; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis:
Reggie keeps pulling tricks on Archie, saying he'll believe anything, but Archie finally gets him back.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story gives Reggie the position of the editor of the Blue and Gold, a position usually held by Archie.

Reggie has tickets to a Rolling Stone concert.

Brain Buster (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason (on phone)
Synopsis:
The gang tests out Dilton's new invention.

Everything's Archie (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Advertisement for the month's Archie comics.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, is my baseball form a hit?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Charity Ball!
    Archie
  3. 2. Wrestlers Rhapsody
    Archie at Riverdale High
  4. 3. What Are You Complaining About?
    Miss Grundy
  5. 4. Sidewalk Gaff
    Reggie
  6. 5. Acting Principal
    Mr. Weatherbee
  7. 6. A Coined Phrase
    Archie
  8. 7. ["I...I can't hold them back any longer!"]
    Archie's Madhouse
  9. 8. Lester The Hipster
    Lester Cool; Chester Square
  10. 9. Debutante Twist
    Lester Cool; Chester Square
  11. 10. The Son of Dr. Jerkyll
  12. 11. Quick Study
    Mr. Andrews
  13. 12. Glad Hand Guru
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Here's the pry bar, some rope, and a can of silicon spray lubricant!"]
    Archie
  15. 14. Shell Shock
    Archie
  16. 15. Design For Danger
    Archie
  17. 16. In Hot Water!
    Archie
  18. 17. Internet Fret
    Archie
  19. 18. ["No way!"]
    Archie's Dad
  20. 19. She's Josie
    She's Josie
  21. 20. No Contest
    Josie
  22. 21. Landscape Artist
    Josie
  23. 22. Limber Loser
    Josie
  24. 23. Attitude Adjustment
    Mr. Lodge
  25. 24. Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  26. 25. Lingo Lesson
    Archie
  27. 26. Tomato Surprise
    Archie
  28. 27. ["You'll never guess who asked me for a job at Lodge Enterprises!"]
    Mr. Lodge
  29. 28. ["Something looks odd about Ms. Grundy today!"]
    Archie
  30. 29. Mister Gullible
    Reggie
  31. 30. Brain Buster
    Dilton
  32. 31. Everything's Archie
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