(June 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:
2012-05-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646850301711
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["The Archie Babies"] (Table of Contents)

The Archie Babies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Art Mawhinney
Inks:
Rich Koslowski
Colors:
Rosario Pena [as Tito Pena]
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones (all as toddlers)
Synopsis:
Archie and his friends play with blocks.

The Hunt For Treasure X (Table of Contents)

The Archie Babies / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kunkel (credited)
Pencils:
Art Mawhinney (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Matt Herms (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley (all as toddlers); Miss Blossom
Synopsis:
Archie finds a treasure map and the gang uses their adding skills to find treasure.
Reprints:

Recess Time (Table of Contents)

The Archie Babies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kunkel ?
Pencils:
Art Mawhinney
Inks:
Rich Koslowski ?
Colors:
Matt Herms ?
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper (all as toddlers)
Synopsis:
Three gags.
Reprints:

Make Your Own Treasure Hunt (Table of Contents)

The Archie Babies / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kunkel ?
Pencils:
Art Mawhinney
Inks:
Rich Koslowski ?
Colors:
Matt Herms ?
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley (all as toddlers)
Synopsis:
A page on how to make your own treasure hunt.
Reprints:

The Class of 2027 (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Madam Noetell; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
At the annual Riverdale High Carnival, Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy learn about the future of Riverdale High and its students from a fortune teller.
Reprints:

Collection Rejection (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie gives Veronica his autograph.

Paper Caper (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Two girls bring Mr. Weatherbee Archie's file.

["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.

The Prime Time Machine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Bob White (credited)
Inks:
Bob White (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; humor
Characters:
The Genius Monster; Gustav; Hilda The Witch (host)
Synopsis:
The Genius Monster and Gustav attempt to rule the world using a time machine.
Reprints:
Keywords:
time travel

Indexer Notes

The script was not updated to change the Genius Monster and Gustav going 1000 years into the past to the year 962.

The Rat Race For Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Bob White (credited)
Inks:
Bob White (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; humor
Characters:
The Pink Martian Man; Johnny; Margie; Archie Andrews (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis:
Two kids want the Pink Martian Man to take them to the year 2062, but he explains disadvantages of living in that year.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story was not updated to change 1962 and 2062 to 2012 and 2122.

The Hip Drip! (Table of Contents)

Chester Square; Lester Cool / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Chester Square; Lester Cool; Yvonne
Synopsis:
Lester tries to swoon the new French exchange student Yvonne with his slang, but Yvonne can only understand Chester's plain English.
Reprints:

Space Dates! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
science fiction; humor
Characters:
The Pink Martian Man
Synopsis:
The Pink Martian Man shows us the teens from other planets that may steal away our girlfriends.

The Nosey Photographer (Table of Contents)

Hilda the Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Hilda the Witch; The Cat Girl; The Creature from the Lagoon; The Fly (not the superhero); The Mole Man; The Spider Man; The Phantom of the Opera; Dr. Cyclops; The "Thing"
Synopsis:
Hilda asks "How do you like being a monster in Hollywood?" and each monster replies.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"The Spider Man" shown here actually looks like a spider with a human face. The cover date of this issue is one month before the cover date of Marvel's Spider-Man debuted in Amazing Fantasy (Marvel, 1962 series) #15 (August, 1962)

An Eye Full (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; humor
Characters:
Hal
Synopsis:
Hal's friend sets up a blind date for Hal. He promises that this one actually has two eyes. It turns out her two eyes are stacked, not side by side.
Reprints:

House of Horror (Table of Contents)

Les Cool 'N' Ches Square / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Lester Cool; Chester Square
Synopsis:
Lester shows Chester around a haunted house.
Reprints:

Pie In Your Eye (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Ragwort
Synopsis:
Betty helps Archie bake a vinegar pie and a green tomato pie.

Expert Help (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils:
John Rosenbeger (credited)
Inks:
John Rosenbeger (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tries to help Jughead escape the United Girls Against Jughead.
Reprints:

["I can't really afford popcorn, but the smell is too tempting!"] (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; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tells Jughead about the movie he is watching.
Reprints:
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

A Man and His Cat (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Victor Gorelick (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Tweety Boy (cat)
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee tells us about his cat named Tweety Boy.

Here VR, Dr. Doom & Me! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
C. J. Henderson (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Xptolian citizens; Mad Doctor Doom; Chester Plunkett; Twyla Flurch; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Mad Doctor Doom kidnaps Archie so he can begin his plan of conquering the world using Dilton's virtual reality machine.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Told in three parts: Part One (6 pages), Part Two (5 pages), and Part Three (5 pages).

Eye Cried For You (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie causes chaos for Mr. Weatherbee when he spends the day as health monitor.

Color Confusion (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee needs to know his hair color to renew his driver's license, but no one knows what color it is.
Reprints:

She's Josie (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
?
Colors:
Rosario Pena [as Tito Pena]
Letters:
?

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

The Mudslinger (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Pepper; Melody; Albert; Josie
Synopsis:
Alex takes up super-heroing as Mighty Man. With Alexandra as Mighty Girl, they seek out a non-existant villain they call the Mudslinger (who is actually a pranking Pepper and Melody).
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Told in two parts: Part One (8 pages) and Part Two (5 pages).

Dressed To Kill (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Everyone mocks the girls' latest groovy '60s fashions, except for Alex.
Reprints:

Frost Free (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Alexandra kidnaps Albert and takes him to her "underground man-trap."
Reprints:

A Helping Hand (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie becomes a vacuum salesman and gives Betty a demonstration.

Weighty Menu (Table of Contents)

Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Beazly; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee wonders why his lunch tray is bent.
Reprints:

Heap Cheap (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to order lobster.
Reprints:

Taking Up Space (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Mario Aquaviva (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee becomes a nervous wreck when Archie gets ready to launch a rocket for science class.
Reprints:

Easy Rider! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tests out Mr. Lodge's new virtual reality bike.

Garage Sale Puzzle (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Trace the path and write down each letter to reveal what Archie's mom has to say about garage sales.

["Veronica, we can't go out tonight after all!"] (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; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge (in theater, but unseen)
Synopsis:
Archie breaks his date with Veronica to take Betty to the movies.

Role Muddle (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Lyle Loman; Noah; Eric; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Noah's grandpa; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Three freshmen try to be just like Archie.

Everything's Archie (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The Archie Babies"]
    The Archie Babies
  2. 1. The Hunt For Treasure X
    The Archie Babies
  3. 2. Recess Time
    The Archie Babies
  4. 3. Make Your Own Treasure Hunt
    The Archie Babies
  5. 4. The Class of 2027
    Mr. Weatherbee
  6. 5. Collection Rejection
    Reggie
  7. 6. Paper Caper
    Archie
  8. 7. ["I...I can't hold them back any longer!"]
    Archie's Madhouse
  9. 8. The Prime Time Machine
  10. 9. The Rat Race For Space
  11. 10. The Hip Drip!
    Chester Square; Lester Cool
  12. 11. Space Dates!
  13. 12. The Nosey Photographer
    Hilda the Witch
  14. 13. An Eye Full
  15. 14. House of Horror
    Les Cool 'N' Ches Square
  16. 15. Pie In Your Eye
    Archie
  17. 16. Expert Help
    Archie
  18. 17. ["I can't really afford popcorn, but the smell is too tempting!"]
    Archie
  19. 18. A Man and His Cat
    Mr. Weatherbee
  20. 19. Here VR, Dr. Doom & Me!
    Archie
  21. 20. Eye Cried For You
    Archie
  22. 21. Color Confusion
    Mr. Weatherbee
  23. 22. She's Josie
    She's Josie
  24. 23. The Mudslinger
    Josie
  25. 24. Dressed To Kill
    Josie
  26. 25. Frost Free
    Josie
  27. 26. A Helping Hand
    Archie
  28. 27. Weighty Menu
    Weatherbee
  29. 28. Heap Cheap
    Jughead
  30. 29. Taking Up Space
    Archie
  31. 30. Easy Rider!
    Archie
  32. 31. Garage Sale Puzzle
  33. 32. ["Veronica, we can't go out tonight after all!"]
    Archie
  34. 33. Role Muddle
    Archie
  35. 34. Everything's Archie
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