(September 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:
76281646850302011
Editing:
Victor Gorelick
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Archie, I'm getting..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
Rosario Pena [as R Pena] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy (as balloon only); Svenson
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty visit a carnival.
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Belle Ringer! (Table of Contents)

World of Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters:
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge; Judy; Sandy; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
At a carnival, Archie gives Betty a ring toss ring she dropped. Reggie sees this and spreads the rumor that Archie and Betty are engaged.

All Wet (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:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee goes kayaking and proves to be better at it than Archie and Reggie. His secret? His weight puts a hole in the kayak which allows his feet to walk down the river.

Quick Change Artist (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Dunlop; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica is outraged when mall guards falsely accuse her of shoplifting.
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Everyday Monsters (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Chuck Clayton; Juanita
Synopsis:
Veronica has an everyday monsters party. For example, Archie comes dressed as the Homework Monster, Ethel comes dressed as the Gossip Monster, etc.

Cool It (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Alison Flood (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Disturbed by all the reminders of Archie that Betty has put up around the house -- including a life-size waterproof Archie in the shower, a recording of Archie's voice saying romantic things, and Archie photographs on her ceiling -- her dad tries to convince her to play hard to get.
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Indexer Notes

Kathleen Webb is credited with this story in this digest. The original printing of this story is from October 1969, Kathleen Webb would have been 13 at that time, so this credit is wrong.

The Challenge (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; unnamed Central High students
Synopsis:
Jughead wins an eating contest against a Central High student.

She's Josie (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
Rosario Pena [as R Pena] (signed)

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

Tennis Anyone? (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Josie, Melody and Pepper want a fourth for tennis, but every person runs away in terror when asked to step out on the courts with them. When Alexandra manages to trick her brother into becoming their fourth, we find out why everyone avoids them: they cause massive injury to any tennis partner.
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Wild Thing (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert
Synopsis:
After Josie complains about Albert's slovenly appearance, Pepper and Melody take him in for a makeover, and he gets attired and coiffed according to the latest Carnaby Street style: "If you're not London, you're lost!"
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War Is Heck (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Alex borrows a remote-controlled army of toy soldiers and rockets from his father's factory, and uses them to wage total war on Albert. To protect Albert and defeat her brother, Alexandra retaliates with a simpler weapon: a gorilla. Unfortunately, the gorilla falls in love with Josie and knocks out Albert.
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["Why don't you like my outfit, Mr. Jones?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Albert; Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Albert asks why Mr. Jones doesn't like his outfit.
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Pop Tate's Secret Ingredients (Table of Contents)

Pop Tate / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Unscramble the words below to discover the secret ingredients in some of Pop's recipes.

["Careful where you play..."] (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; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead play ball while Mr. Andrews is gardening.
Reprints:
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Clueless (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty is angry because Archie forgot her birthday.

Decibel Destiny (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge is tired of hearing Archie's car horn, so he goes boating.
Reprints:

Un-suit-able (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie helps Mr. Lodge by preventing him from investing in a bogus company.
Reprints:

Poetic License (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
When Veronica accuses him of lacking poetry and romance, Archie brushes up on poetry and starts talking in flowery language all the time.
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Indexer Notes

Poems referred to in the story include Longfellow's "A Psalm of Life" ("Footprints on the sands of time"), Kipling's "The Female of The Species" and Kipling's "The Vampire" ("A rag and a bone and a hank of hair").

Diet Riot (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie helps Mr. Weatherbee exercise so he can lose weight.
Reprints:
Keywords:
jogging; skateboarding

Robin Hood Winked (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper [as herself and as Marion]; Veronica Lodge [as herself and as Princess Veronica]; Archie Andrews [as himself and as Archie Hood]; Jughead Jones [as Friar Juk]; Moose Mason [as Little Johnny]; Dilton Doiley [as Dil Scarlet]; Reggie Mantle [as The Sheriff Of Nuttyham]
Synopsis:
Bored with watching Veronica and Archie attempt archery, Betty has a daydream that she is in the middle of the Robin Hood legend.
Reprints:
Keywords:
archery

Appreciation Day (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:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gets his mom flowers.

A Work of Art! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Dan Parent (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jack Swift; Brenda
Synopsis:
Archie watches a caricature booth while the artist buys some food, and a girl demands a drawing from Archie.

Tropical Heat Rave (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
On a hot day, Reggie annoys Archie by asking "hot enough for you?" and then gets the other kids to say the same tired old phrase to the sweltering Archie.
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Indexer Notes

Feature changed from Reggie to Archie. Line changed on page 6 from "Beggars can't be choosy!" to "Beggars can't be choosers!". The colors have also been changed from the original story.

A Date For All Seasons (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead helps a broke Archie set up a romantic birthday date with Betty.

Topside Trauma (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's frisbee gets stuck on the garage roof. When he tries to retrieve it, Mr. Andrews yells at him. Later, Mr. Andrews gets stuck on the garage roof retrieving his frisbee.
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Pre-School Jitters (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Coach Clayton
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee hires Archie to prepare the school for September, but Archie only causes chaos.

Lingering Summer (Table of Contents)

Archie and his Pals / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy tries to teach her class, but the class is still daydreaming about summer.

Svenson Cleans Up (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Svenson; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Svenson wins the lottery and donates the money to the school.
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["Whew!"] (Table of Contents)

Coach Clayton / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Coach Clayton
Synopsis:
Circle every other letter to discover what Coach Clayton found in Jughead's locker.

["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; Mighty Chick; Super Snail; Captain Pumpernik
Synopsis:
Introduction to the Archie's Madhouse (Archie, 1959 series) reprint section.

Man's Pest Friend (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Doctor Fink-Stein; Egad
Synopsis:
Egad wants a girlfriend, so Doctor Fink-Stein brings a wooden mannequin to life for him.

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo is not listed in the credits.

Count Congo (Table of Contents)

Mad House / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Count Congo; unnamed kid
Synopsis:
A kid and his giant gorilla look for work in New York City.

It Blowed Up Real Good! (Table of Contents)

Professor Flutesnoot / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Cross out the letters in the odd-numbered boxes to discover the first law of chemistry.

["Archie, I think we're lost!"] (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
Synopsis:
Archie won't stop for directions.
Reprints:
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

It's A Gas (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Ms. Beazly; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie asks for a bicarbonate of soda.
Reprints:

Being Flip (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Ms. Beazly; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie has a fly in his soup.
Reprints:

Torpedo The Sub! (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:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Ms. Wilson; Jughead Jones; Nancy Woods; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; unnamed children
Synopsis:
Reggie has a great time giving substitutes a hard time-that is, until the tables are turned.

Everything's Archie (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Alex Segura
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the month's Archie comics.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, I'm getting..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. Belle Ringer!
    World of Archie
  3. 2. All Wet
    Archie
  4. 3. Quick Change Artist
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Everyday Monsters
    Archie
  6. 5. Cool It
    Betty
  7. 6. The Challenge
    Archie and the Gang
  8. 7. She's Josie
    She's Josie
  9. 8. Tennis Anyone?
    Josie
  10. 9. Wild Thing
    Josie
  11. 10. War Is Heck
    Josie
  12. 11. ["Why don't you like my outfit, Mr. Jones?"]
    Josie Pin-Up
  13. 12. Pop Tate's Secret Ingredients
    Pop Tate
  14. 13. ["Careful where you play..."]
    Archie
  15. 14. Clueless
    Archie
  16. 15. Decibel Destiny
    Mr. Lodge
  17. 16. Un-suit-able
    Mr. Lodge
  18. 17. Poetic License
    Archie
  19. 18. Diet Riot
    Archie
  20. 19. Robin Hood Winked
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Appreciation Day
    Archie
  22. 21. A Work of Art!
    Archie
  23. 22. Tropical Heat Rave
    Archie
  24. 23. A Date For All Seasons
    Archie
  25. 24. Topside Trauma
    Archie
  26. 25. Pre-School Jitters
    Archie
  27. 26. Lingering Summer
    Archie and his Pals
  28. 27. Svenson Cleans Up
    Archie and the Gang
  29. 28. ["Whew!"]
    Coach Clayton
  30. 29. ["I...I can't hold them back any longer!"]
    Archie's Madhouse
  31. 30. Man's Pest Friend
  32. 31. Count Congo
    Mad House
  33. 32. It Blowed Up Real Good!
    Professor Flutesnoot
  34. 33. ["Archie, I think we're lost!"]
    Archie
  35. 34. It's A Gas
    Reggie
  36. 35. Being Flip
    Archie
  37. 36. Torpedo The Sub!
    Archie
  38. 37. Everything's Archie
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