(January 2013)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
Published 10 times a year (monthly except Mar. and Nov.)
On-sale date
2012-11-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
071896468502 23
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good things come in small packages!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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The Visit (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Santa Claus; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Santa pays a visit to Archie and takes him to the North Pole.
Keywords
reindeer; Santa Claus; Santa's workshop

Tree Trouble (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
When Hiram Lodge refuses to buy a Christmas tree, Archie and Hiram go into the forest to cut down a tree and end up getting chased by a bear.
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Keywords
Christmas tree

The List Price (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is astonished at how Veronica gets her Christmas gifts.
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Keywords
Christmas

One Last Gift (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews underestimates his son's gift-giving priorities.
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Keywords
Christmas

Wisecracker (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie accidentally throws Betty's Christmas gift in the trash when he sees a "good-looking chick".
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Keywords
Christmas

Merry Merchant (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica convince Pop to dress up as Santa as a way to attract business to the Chok'lit Shoppe for the holidays.
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Music Hath Charm (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Haggly; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot's classical group plays for the Archies.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How does it feel, Orbi...
Genre
humor
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi
Synopsis
Introduction to the Cosmo the Merry Martian section. Features Issue 1 cover.
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Destination: Earth! (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 9)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Professor Thimk; Astra
Synopsis
Cosmo and his cowardly pal Orbi are chosen to man the first Martian expedition to Earth, but the rocket crash-lands on the Earth's moon instead.
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Indexer Notes

Story features minor grammatical changes from original. The "Cosmo the Merry Martian" logo is also inserted on page one and the story title is shrunk to fit.

Moon Merriment! (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents: 10)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Moonlings
Synopsis
Cosmo and Orbi meet the creatures who live on the Earth's moon, all of whom are named "Oog." The Moonlings show the visitors their civilization, and explain that they are invisible to Earth people.
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Indexer Notes

Changes include the removal of Chapter 2 above the story title. Features a full-page map of Moon City.

Planet Playmates! (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents: 11)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Moonlings
Synopsis
After spraying Cosmo and Orbi with "comet dust" so they, too, will be invisible on Earthlings, the Moonlings take the Martians to Earth, where they observe the planet's most fascinating and complex activity: a baseball game.
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Indexer Notes

Story includes grammatical changes from original and removal of the policemen's gloves and Chapter 3 above the story title. In the ball game sequence, one of the advertisements is for the comic series Pat the Brat. In the next issue tease, Cosmo the Merry Martian is replaced by World of Archie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie's Pop Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I’ve been going over our budget, Mary!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Reprints

Scheme Theme (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead comes up with a plan to get Archie to stop taking Betty for granted.
Reprints

Goodbye, Old Paint! (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 11 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
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Mrs. Jones; Jellybean Jones; Mrs. Andrews; Mrs. Doiley; Mrs. Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee forces the kids to paint the cafeteria after a food fight and causes an uproar from their parents.
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Double Talk (Table of Contents: 15)

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. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie talks to himself, which becomes contagious and spreads around the school.
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Culture Shock (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty and Veronica / 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
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The class tours the local art museum and Veronica is singularly unimpressed with the exhibits.
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Doggone Homework (Table of Contents: 17)

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; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie goes on a high-speed chase after the dog that took his homework.
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Crystal Clear (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The guys fool Veronica into thinking she can see the future in her crystal ball.
Reprints
Keywords
crystal ball; medium

Mapmaker Mapmaker (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie goes on a map drawing frenzy and gives the girls a route to drive to prove that they can't read a map.
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Hickory Nut (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / 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
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee helps Archie try to get rid of his hiccups.
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Romance Throughout History! (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Midge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
A look at romance throughout history.
Reprints
Keywords
American Revolution; cavemen; World War I; World War II

The Father of Invention (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis
Inspired by the trouble Archie seems to cause, Jughead creates an Archie Survival Kit.

Fat Chance (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / 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
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie gets a lottery ticket and a chance to go see a hot new science fiction film, all on Betty's dime.
Reprints

Never Too Late (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie waits until the last minute to buy Christmas presents and ends up without any presents to give, until he decides to donate the money to charity in everyone's name.
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Christmas Miss (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Alice Cooper; Smithers
Synopsis
Betty finds a sweater she wants to give Archie for Christmas, but she doesn't have enough money with her. Veronica has seen this and, when Betty leaves to get more funds, swoops in and buys up the remaining two sweaters. When Mr. Lodge finds out, he takes matters into his own hands.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Carry Tarry (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica buries Archie in gifts and ends up taking another man home.
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Santa's Cause! (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Santa Claus
Synopsis
If Mr. Weatherbee is stuck on his roof (Archie's fault of course), then who is the Santa that showed up at the orphanage?
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Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree; orphanage

Everything's Archie (Digest Version) (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Good things come in small packages!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Visit
    Archie
  3. 2. Tree Trouble
    Archie
  4. 3. The List Price
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. One Last Gift
    Archie
  6. 5. Wisecracker
    Archie
  7. 6. Merry Merchant
    Archie
  8. 7. Music Hath Charm
    Mr. Weatherbee
  9. 8. ["How does it feel, Orbi..."]
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  10. 9. Destination: Earth! (Chapter 1)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  11. 10. Moon Merriment! (Chapter 2)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  12. 11. Planet Playmates! (Chapter 3)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  13. 12. ["I’ve been going over our budget, Mary!"]
    Archie's Pop Gag Bag
  14. 13. Scheme Theme
    Betty
  15. 14. Goodbye, Old Paint!
    Archie and the Gang
  16. 15. Double Talk
    Archie
  17. 16. Culture Shock
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Doggone Homework
    Archie
  19. 18. Crystal Clear
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Mapmaker Mapmaker
    Archie
  21. 20. Hickory Nut
    Archie
  22. 21. Romance Throughout History!
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. The Father of Invention
    Jughead
  24. 23. Fat Chance
    Archie
  25. 24. Never Too Late
    Archie
  26. 25. Christmas Miss
    Mr. Lodge
  27. 26. Carry Tarry
    Archie
  28. 27. Santa's Cause!
    Archie
  29. 28. Everything's Archie (Digest Version)
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