(November 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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164
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10 times a year (monthly except May and Dec.)
On-sale Date
2012-09-26
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469531 02011
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The worst part about this class is that their attendance record is perfect!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Big Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Josie McCoy; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

[The Art of Betty and Veronica] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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Read Between the Lines (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica fail the class assignment to present a book report on a book they read.
Reprints

It's the Only Way to Travel (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The Archies try to find a better way to haul their equipment to gigs.
Reprints

Two For Tease (Table of Contents: 4)

Chuck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Floyd Clayton; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Archie and Chuck are teasing the girls about their athletic endeavors, so Coach Clayton decides to teach them a lesson in manners.
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Indexer Notes

No inker credit listed in this digest.

Feature was changed form Betty & Veronica on the original printing to Chuck in this printing.

Talk Show (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / 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
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty offers to write a speech for class President Archie, but Reggie swipes the speech and delivers it himself.
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Indexer Notes

Feature changed from "Betty & Me" in the original printing to "Reggie" in this printing.

Some Girls Have All the Brains (Table of Contents: 6)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Danni; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Deborah
Synopsis
Dilton goes to Reggie and Archie for advice on how to meet the new girl in school.
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[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Big Moose Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! How about some excitement?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie tries to interest Jughead and Moose on a paintball contest.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The text has probably been altered on this page. The word "paintball" seems to be added, and Moose's joke at the end reworded.

[Meet the Teen Scene Investigators] (Table of Contents: 9)

Teen Scene Investigators / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Archie's Mysteries reprints.

About the Teen Scene Investigators (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie's Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Matt Clark; Mary Fine

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the members of the Teen Scene Investigators.

The Mystery of the Missing Mentors! (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie's Mysteries / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Castiglia (credited); Barbara Jarvie (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Matt Clark; Mary Fine; Marshal McGinnis; McAllister; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
When Matt and Mary don't show up for court the Teen Scene Investigators discover they have been kidnapped.
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[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Knuckle Chuckle (Table of Contents: 13)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie says he's going to figure out which is smaller, Moose's IQ or Archie's allowance.
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Guess Check (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie asks Pop Tate for the check for their table.
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Wishing Will Make It So (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie blows out the candles on his cake and gets his wish.
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[Clash of the New Kids] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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Let's Face It (Table of Contents: 17)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Coach tells Moose to stop making faces while he lifts weights.
Reprints
Keywords
weight lifting

Dig It? (Table of Contents: 18)

Frankie & Maria / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Frankie Valdez; Maria
Synopsis
Maria accuses Frankie of not being romantic so he digs up a time capsule he buried years earlier.
Reprints

Garage Band Blues (Table of Contents: 19)

The Archies / 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
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. McTavish
Synopsis
Fred makes Archie's band sound-proof the garage so they don't bother their neighbor.
Reprints

Fowl Mouth (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Cunningham (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie finds a lost parrot but has trouble tracking down the owner.
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Help Not Wanted! (Table of Contents: 21)

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
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Every time Archie offers to help bad things happen.
Reprints
  • US from Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #383 (December 1990) [When reprinted in Archie and Friends Double Digest #20, script is credited to Mike Pellowski and inks are credited to Mike Esposito.]

Beautiful Dreamer (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie tells Archie about a dream he had where Moose allowed him to date Midge.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, check out my new computer!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton shows off his new computer.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Homework Out (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie & Friends / 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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Geraldine Grundy; Dilton Doiley (cameo); Ethel Muggs (cameo)
Synopsis
A strong wind blows Archie's essay away, but in spite of everyone's efforts to capture it, it still ends up on Miss Grundy's desk.
Reprints

Finishing Furniture (Table of Contents: 25)

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
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to make a piece of furniture for Veronica.
Reprints

The Rubies of Karamel (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Cricket O'Dell; Pachv
Synopsis
Cricket's nose for money discovers that the rubies on display at the museum are fakes.
Reprints
Keywords
museum; rubies

The Tin Man (Table of Contents: 27)

Big Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tricks Moose into thinking that the robot he built can talk.
Reprints

The Article (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is reading an article about accident-prone people, like Archie.
Reprints

[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Food Feud (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie doesn't like Veronica's cooking, and neither does his dog.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

The New Archies / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring New Archies reprints.

The Lucky Ducky (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Hy Eisman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Eugene; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Eugene give Moose a fake lucky charm to boost his confidence before a big test.
Reprints

Leaf Grief (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Eugene; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Morgan
Synopsis
Eugene creates a leaf vacuum so the boys can make some money raking leaves for people in the neighborhood.
Reprints

A "Guess" For Dinner (Table of Contents: 34)

New Archies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is making meatballs for Archie.

[Comic Book Fairs] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

Moose's Oddball Baseball Facts (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; sports
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

A look at old baseball rules.

[Subscribe Today] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie Pin-up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, let's make this a fun date...
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

The Burger Queen (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Pansky; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Ethel; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The only costume available for Betty is a hamburger costume.
Reprints
Keywords
costume party

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #267, no credits listed in this digest.

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is entranced by a mysterious letter and Betty and Veronica assume it's another girl.
Reprints

[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

[Download the Archie App for free!] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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Dragons Riders of Berk (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The worst part about this class is that their attendance record is perfect!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  3. 2. Read Between the Lines
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. It's the Only Way to Travel
    Archie & Friends
  5. 4. Two For Tease
    Chuck
  6. 5. Talk Show
    Reggie
  7. 6. Some Girls Have All the Brains
    Dilton
  8. 7. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  9. 8. ["Hey! How about some excitement?"]
    Big Moose Pin Up
  10. 9. [Meet the Teen Scene Investigators]
    Teen Scene Investigators
  11. 10. About the Teen Scene Investigators
    Archie's Mysteries
  12. 11. The Mystery of the Missing Mentors!
    Archie's Mysteries
  13. 12. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  14. 13. Knuckle Chuckle
    Big Moose
  15. 14. Guess Check
    Archie & Friends
  16. 15. Wishing Will Make It So
    Reggie
  17. 16. [Clash of the New Kids]
  18. 17. Let's Face It
    Big Moose
  19. 18. Dig It?
    Frankie & Maria
  20. 19. Garage Band Blues
    The Archies
  21. 20. Fowl Mouth
    Archie & Friends
  22. 21. Help Not Wanted!
    Archie
  23. 22. Beautiful Dreamer
    Reggie
  24. 23. ["Archie, check out my new computer!"]
    Archie
  25. 24. Homework Out
    Archie & Friends
  26. 25. Finishing Furniture
    Archie
  27. 26. The Rubies of Karamel
    Archie
  28. 27. The Tin Man
    Big Moose
  29. 28. The Article
    Jughead
  30. 29. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  31. 30. Food Feud
    Reggie
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    The New Archies
  33. 32. The Lucky Ducky
    New Archies
  34. 33. Leaf Grief
    New Archies
  35. 34. A "Guess" For Dinner
    New Archies
  36. 35. [Comic Book Fairs]
  37. 36. Moose's Oddball Baseball Facts
  38. 37. [Subscribe Today]
  39. 38. ["Archie, let's make this a fun date..."]
    Archie Pin-up
  40. 39. The Burger Queen
    Archie & Friends
  41. 40. [Love Showdown]
  42. 41. Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1
    Archie
  43. 42. [Love Showdown]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  45. 44. [Download the Archie App for free!]
  46. 45. Dragons Riders of Berk
    Cartoon Network
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