(September 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
On-sale date:
2012-07-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646951723111
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Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Colors:
Rosario Pena [as Tito Pena] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie: Clash of the New Kids collection.

No Obstacle! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Uncle Hugo
Synopsis:
Archie runs the obstacle course at summer camp to demonstrate it for the younger campers.

Indexer Notes

summer camp

Summertime Date (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred and Mary reminisce about a date they had at a drive-in movie theatre.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Drive-In movie

Friendly Fire (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Tired of being the cause of strife between Betty and Veronica's friendship, Archie decides to give up both girls. As usual, it doesn't last very long.
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Special Daze (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Gladys Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
The gang discusses what it would be like if there were special days that allowed them to act like kids, or allow them the same discounts as senior citizens.

Vender Bender (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Charlotte
Synopsis:
Archie uses his skills selling hot dogs to stop a robbery.

The Long Wait (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee spends his entire time at the camp grounds waiting for Archie to mess up, and can't relax until he does.
Reprints:
Keywords:
summer camp

["Double Digest Sample Pack!"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for a random assortment of Double Digests.

[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:
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page of the next section featuring Little Archie reprints.

Mighty Mix! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Caramel (Betty's cat); Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty is making cookies for Vernonica's party when Caramel accidentally knocks other ingredients into the batter.

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (Table of Contents)

Little Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Zelda; Aunt Hilda; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead and Sabrina break the wishbone on the turkey dinner. It's a magic wishbone that Jughead uses to get all the dinner for himself.
Keywords:
Thanksgiving dinner

["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Archie: Clash of the New Kids collection.

Disastrous Doings (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
After watching a disaster movie, Archie has a feeling that a disaster is going to befall Riverdale.
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["Archie Meets KISS"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Meets KISS collection.

Bulb Snatcher (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie tries to get bulbs for Pop Tate's new fluorescent light fixture, but keeps breaking them on the way to the shop.
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["Archie: The Married Life"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the two Archie: The Married Life volumes.

Vacation Blues (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge decides the family is staying home for their vacation this year but Archie's constant presence changes his mind.

Chase Race (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Ethel; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
It's a Sadie Hawkins Day race.
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["My car could use a washing!"] (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; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie gets his car dirty so he can take it to the girl's car wash.

Service With A Smile (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jane
Synopsis:
Archie poses as an automobile mechanic to meet a cute girl on his block but ends up fixing her boyfriends car instead.

Dog-Gone It (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie tries hiring himself out to walk dogs to earn money to take Veronica out. But the plan ends up biting his father.
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Theme Park Lark (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead are asked to test a new attraction at an amusement park.
Keywords:
amusement park; roller coaster

Appropriate For All Ages (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Katie; Mike; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie hurts himself at the beach trying to impress Veronica.

Beddy-Bye Time (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead wheel a castored brass bed from one house to another, downhill.
Reprints:

Friendly Foul-Up (Table of Contents)

Archie the Barbarian / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie and his army capture Archie and Jughead.

Indexer Notes

The standard Archie gang is portrayed as barbarians in a medieval setting.

["Oh, so close!"] (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
Synopsis:
Archie plays miniature golf.
Keywords:
miniature golf

A Weighty Matter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tries to lose weight to stay in the same weight class for wrestling but discovers that his bathroom scale is not calibrated correctly.

Wishing Well (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A hysterical young man rushes over to Veronica's house saying that a kid has fallen in an old well. Veronica and Archie run over to help, but while Veronica slaps the guy to cure his hysterics, Archie thinks there's something fishy about his story.
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Double Trouble (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie mistakenly invites both Veronica and Betty on dates to the fair on the same day and has to juggle activities with each without her running into the other girl until the dates with both are over.
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The Race (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 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:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie race their boats around the bay. Reggie wins the race but Archie gets the girl.

["Gosh, Archie..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie Pin Up / illustration / 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:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie knows what Betty can get him for his birthday.

Alarmed (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie thinks he is late for school but his mom reminds him it summer vacation.

Indexer Notes

This could be from Archie's Vacation Special (Archie, 1994 series) #3 but need confirmation.

[Wilbur Comics #79] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Used as a title page for the next section figuring Wilbur reprints.

French Leave (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Laurie; Linda; Gigi Bardot; Miss Sturdley
Synopsis:
Wilbur joins the French club at school to get close to the gorgeous instructor, but Laurie gets in the way.
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Indexer Notes

The instructor's name, "Gigi Bardot," is a combination of the then-recent movie "Gigi" and the world's most famous Frenchwoman at the time, Brigitte Bardot.

The Pix Fix (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Laurie; Linda
Synopsis:
Laurie wants a picture of Wilbur for her locker. He gives her one but only after Linda puts her special touch on it.
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Finders Keepers (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wilbur; Slats
Synopsis:
Wilbur dropped a coin and Slats finds it.

["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information for Life With Archie magazine and back issues available from Archie Comics.

Lunch Pale (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Archie and Jughead take their scout troup on a hike, everyone is responsible for something. Jughead is elected to prepare lunch for everyone.
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Speed Deed (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica can't decide what kind of ice cream she wants.

["Subscribe Today"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie publications.

Waiting Game! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Patrick Owsley (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica makes Archie wait all night but she is impatient when others make her wait.

["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Betty and Veronica Friends Forever collection.

Battle of the BFFs! (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited); Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Mike Decarlo (credited)
Colors:
Digikore Studios
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Betty and Veronica Friends Forever collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Everything's Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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["Hot Summer Reads"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for 5 Archie collections.

["New Crusaders - Rise of the Heroes"] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the New Crusaders online comics.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  3. 2. No Obstacle!
    Archie
  4. 3. Summertime Date
    Archie
  5. 4. Friendly Fire
    Archie
  6. 5. Special Daze
    Archie
  7. 6. Vender Bender
    Archie
  8. 7. The Long Wait
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Double Digest Sample Pack!"]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  11. 10. Mighty Mix!
    Little Betty
  12. 11. Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
    Little Sabrina
  13. 12. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  14. 13. Disastrous Doings
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  16. 15. Bulb Snatcher
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Archie: The Married Life"]
  18. 17. Vacation Blues
    Archie
  19. 18. Chase Race
    Archie
  20. 19. ["My car could use a washing!"]
    Archie
  21. 20. Service With A Smile
    Archie
  22. 21. Dog-Gone It
    Archie
  23. 22. Theme Park Lark
    Archie
  24. 23. Appropriate For All Ages
    Archie
  25. 24. Beddy-Bye Time
    Archie
  26. 25. Friendly Foul-Up
    Archie the Barbarian
  27. 26. ["Oh, so close!"]
    Archie
  28. 27. A Weighty Matter
    Archie
  29. 28. Wishing Well
    Life With Archie
  30. 29. Double Trouble
    Archie
  31. 30. The Race
    Archie
  32. 31. ["Gosh, Archie..."]
    Archie Pin Up
  33. 32. Alarmed
    Archie
  34. 33. [Wilbur Comics #79]
    Wilbur
  35. 34. French Leave
    Wilbur
  36. 35. The Pix Fix
    Wilbur
  37. 36. Finders Keepers
    Wilbur
  38. 37. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  39. 38. Lunch Pale
    Archie
  40. 39. Speed Deed
    Archie
  41. 40. ["Subscribe Today"]
  42. 41. Waiting Game!
    Archie
  43. 42. ["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"]
  44. 43. Battle of the BFFs!
    Betty
  45. 44. ["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"]
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  47. 46. ["Hot Summer Reads"]
  48. 47. ["New Crusaders - Rise of the Heroes"]
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