(October 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
Published ten times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646951723211
Editing:
?
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["I still can't believe..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie shows up for school in a less than satisfactory manner.
Reprints:

Out On A Limb! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
While attempting to cut down some branches, Mr. Andrews gets stuck between two limbs of the tree.

Haul Trash! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and Mr. Andrews clean out the garage and take items to the landfill. On the way, they stop at a flea market where all of their items are sold.

Indexer Notes

Cosmo the Merry Martian appears in this story on a comic book cover and a lunchbox.

With Friends Like These...? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Midge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
An unseen narrator tells how the quote "With friends like these...who needs enemies?" applies to Archie's life.

The First Week Of School (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's horrible day at school is turned around by a kiss from Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Lettering has two different styles as if some dialogue was edited. D'Agostino is credited, but majority of lettering is identified as Bill Yoshida due to his A's.

Euphemistically Speaking (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; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Reggie Mantle; Svenson; Ethel; Mr. Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie uses euphemisms to explain to his dad why he was home late from school.

["Long before they..."] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Sabrina Spellman; Spotty
Synopsis:
Introduction to the Little Archie reprint section.

Galaxy Ghost (Table of Contents)

Little Archie and Friends / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Spotty; Sparky; Mrs. Scratchlaw; unnamed alien dad; unnamed alien mom; Zeenox; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Zeenox and his parents land on Earth to fix their spaceship. Meanwhile, Zeenox runs off and is taken by Little Archie and Betty to Veronica's Halloween party.

Pot Luck (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dexter Taylor

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Little Archie and Jughead put a real lobster in their lobster stew.

Paper Caper (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Little Reggie Mantle; Litle Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tries to throw out his paper airplane.

Amusing Bruising (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Cheryl Blossom; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie takes Cheryl to the amusement park, but Reggie comes along and shows him up.

Sign Of The Times (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle]; Chester Snavely
Synopsis:
While putting up flyers in stores, Archie and Jughead run into a man who tries to use them to clean up his shop.
Reprints:

Quiz Fizz (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge (dream only); Betty Cooper (dream only)
Synopsis:
Archie has a dream that he is on a game show, but he can't carry his money home.

It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 1) (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; drama
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Ms. Beazly
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee installs cameras around the school to watch all of the students at all times and interact with them via intercom. The students become uncomfortable, and Ms. Beazly quits her job when Mr. Weatherbee spies on her. Later, Archie tells the gang about George Orwell's novel "1984", and they realize how similar it is to their situation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Full title is "It's 1984 At Riverdale...And If You Don't Watch Out, Someone Will Be Watching You!". Story has been updated to take place in 2012 and not 1984.

It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 2) (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; drama
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Fred Andrews; Mr. Titewadd (bank president)
Synopsis:
Archie invites Dilton over to pick up his copy of "1984". Upon arrival, Mr. Weatherbee tells them the home needs repairs, but the bank won't let him take out a loan. They go to the bank, where they are denied by the bank president because of information in the computer and "computers never make mistakes". Meanwhile, Dilton tinkers with the ATM and causes it to spit out money. The bank president realizes computers can be wrong and gives Mr. Andrews the loan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Full title is "It's 1984 At Riverdale...And The Computers Have Everything Under Control... -click- Under Control... -click-".

It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 3) (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; drama
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Mr. Lodge's workers
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge tells Veronica about how the government has controlled his factory. Apparently, the Defense Department told him to get ahead of schedule on widget production and to paint the factory pink to cheer up the workers. Then, the Labor Department told him to remove the paint because at above 120 degrees, the paint gives off an odor harmful to lab monkeys. Then, he is told not to wash it off because the chemical could enter the city water supply. Instead, it has to be scraped off by hand and stored in metal drums.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Full title is "It's 1984 At Riverdale...And Uncle Sam Knows What's Best, So Do It--Or Else!!!".

It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 4) (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; drama
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Mr. Mantle; Miss Jones; Judge Bookum
Synopsis:
Reggie's dad is thrown in jail by the Pentagon for publishing a article about Mr. Lodge's widget production. Reggie goes to the Riverdale Courthouse and sees Judge Bookum and Miss Jones. Upon request, Judge Bookum looks to see if anything is in Miss Jones's eye. Reggie snaps a picture and threatens to print it if Judge Bookum doesn't release Mr. Mantle. Mr. Mantle is then released.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Full title is "It's 1984 At Riverdale...And No One Dares Talk About Freedom Of Speech!".

It's 1984 At Riverdale: Epilogue (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; drama
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
While passing The Bee's control room, the camera system shorts out and is destroyed. Mr. Weatherbee decides to remove the system altogether-and to get Ms. Beazly back.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Technically part of previous story, but indexer split it up due to different topics and characters than the previous story.

["The school year..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie gets a job as hall monitor.
Reprints:
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Forget Me...Not! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie forgets to turn off the TV.

Quick Feat (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie cleans up his room in record time.

Book Mark (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica take Archie's books to the library so he doesn't see the attractive new librarian.

The Ol' Pigskin Ploy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper; Lucy VanPelt (cameo); Charlie Brown (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie enlists Veronica to aid him in place kicks, but Veronica always pulls the ball away before he kicks it.
Reprints:

The Game Of The Name (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie has Archie drive his car Gertrude every night to check for car problems. Then, Reggie spreads a rumor about Archie being with Gertrude every night.

To Act Or Not To Act (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (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; Ophelia Hammly; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
To audition for the school play, Archie and Reggie must act like the other for 2 days.
Reprints:

Bird Brainer (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Rock; Goldie ( a talking parrot); Mrs. Rogers; Jena
Synopsis:
A talking parrot with a gift for mimicry gets Archie into trouble.

Special Delivery (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead try to do a simple task for Mr. Andrews, but it doesn't go as planned.

Come Blow Your Horn (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Archie causes chaos at Veronica's house when he and Jughead start messing with Mr. Lodge's alphorn.
Reprints:

["Can you name..."] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Synopsis:
Introduction to the Wilbur reprint section.

Indexer Notes

Features cover to Wilbur Comics (Archie, 1944 series) #89.

The Wolf Man (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; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Alec; Sheldon Broadbeam
Synopsis:
Alec has the girls in town act like they know Wilbur when Laurie is around. Wilbur then gets his revenge on Alec.

Gentlemen To The End (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Slats; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Synopsis:
Wilbur and Slats hold a contest. The first to lose their temper has to pay the dinner bill.

A Few Arrangements (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Laurie Lake; Mr. Lake
Synopsis:
Laurie prepares for Wilbur's visit.

Indexer Notes

Weirdly, this story appeared in this series 5 issues ago.

["You've got to be kidding me!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Cross out the odd-numbered boxes to discover what Veronica doesn't want to do with Archie.

["Veronica double-booked..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie accuses Veronica of having dates with him and Reggie at the same time, so she dumps Archie for Reggie.
Reprints:
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

The Pose (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie makes Moose hold his punching pose.
Reprints:

["Yes!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Word search for words related to a party.

Prize Surprise (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie takes Betty on a thrifty date. Betty submits the idea to a thrifty idea contest and Archie wins.

Everything's Archie (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the month's Archie comics. Includes information about New Crusaders #1, Archie #636, and Life With Archie #22.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I still can't believe..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. Out On A Limb!
    Archie
  3. 2. Haul Trash!
    Archie
  4. 3. With Friends Like These...?
    Archie
  5. 4. The First Week Of School
    Archie
  6. 5. Euphemistically Speaking
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Long before they..."]
    Little Archie
  8. 7. Galaxy Ghost
    Little Archie and Friends
  9. 8. Pot Luck
    Little Archie
  10. 9. Paper Caper
    Little Archie
  11. 10. Amusing Bruising
    Archie
  12. 11. Sign Of The Times
    The Archies
  13. 12. Quiz Fizz
    Archie
  14. 13. It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 1)
    Archie at Riverdale
  15. 14. It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 2)
    Archie at Riverdale
  16. 15. It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 3)
    Archie at Riverdale
  17. 16. It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 4)
    Archie at Riverdale
  18. 17. It's 1984 At Riverdale: Epilogue
    Archie at Riverdale
  19. 18. ["The school year..."]
    Archie
  20. 19. Forget Me...Not!
    Archie
  21. 20. Quick Feat
    Archie
  22. 21. Book Mark
    Archie
  23. 22. The Ol' Pigskin Ploy
    Archie
  24. 23. The Game Of The Name
    Archie
  25. 24. To Act Or Not To Act
    Archie
  26. 25. Bird Brainer
    Archie
  27. 26. Special Delivery
    Archie
  28. 27. Come Blow Your Horn
    Archie
  29. 28. ["Can you name..."]
    Wilbur
  30. 29. The Wolf Man
    Wilbur
  31. 30. Gentlemen To The End
    Wilbur
  32. 31. A Few Arrangements
    Wilbur
  33. 32. ["You've got to be kidding me!"]
    Archie
  34. 33. ["Veronica double-booked..."]
    Archie
  35. 34. The Pose
    Archie
  36. 35. ["Yes!"]
    Archie
  37. 36. Prize Surprise
    Archie
  38. 37. Everything's Archie
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