(March 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except May and Dec.)
On-sale date
2013-02-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469531 02411
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The gang brought their own snacks to save you money!
Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Veronica's dialogue was slightly changed from the original cover.

[Archie Comics Super Special Magazine] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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From the Ground Up (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeffery Branch (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Major Albert Fodsnik; Mr. Higgenbottom (the Mayor's assistant); Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Plyer (a contractor); Harry (a TV news cameraman); Brenda Lin (a TV reporter); Godfrey Ghecko (a millionaire real estate developer); Ralph Milletoast
Synopsis
The kids decide to renovate Pickens General Store, which was Riverdale's first store. The work goes well until Godfrey Ghecko decides that the spot where the store is would make a great place for a new garage. Ghecko pressures the mayor to give him control of the property just as the kids are close to finishing the renovation. Determined to fight city hall, the kids fight back with the help of Mr. Lodge and a TV news crew.
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Switch Hitter (Table of Contents: 3)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Dilton gets soaked on the way to school the only dry clothes they can find for him are from the girls.
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Winter Splinter (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mayor Johnson; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Fifi
Synopsis
While the others make a snow sculpture, Veronica prepares for her family trip to the Caribbean. When Mr. Lodge has to change plans, he donates the Caribbean tickets to the winners of the snow sculpture contest.
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[Free Comic Book Day 2013] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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Surprise Size (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie is bragging about the size of the fish he caught until he sees Archie's.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Explorers of the Unknown / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring an Explorers of the Unknown reprint.

Mummy Madness! (Table of Contents: 8)

Explorers of The Unknown / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Explorers of the Unknown [Red [Archie Andrews]; Angel [Veronica Lodge]; Nitro [Reggie Mantle]; Squint [Jughead Jones]; Wheels [Betty Cooper]; Gizmo [Dilton Doiley]; Spike [Moose Mason]]; Blaze [Cheryl Blossom]; Harvey Toot; Honey Jones
Synopsis
When two CIA agents go missing in a newly discovered pyramid in Egypt, Blaze calls in the Explorers to help find them.
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Indexer Notes

This story is told in 4 Chapters: Chapter One (6 pages), Chapter Two (5 pages), Chapter Three (5 pages), Chapter Four (5 pages)

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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The Big Jump (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie tries to goad Archie into trying a ski jump.
Reprints
Keywords
ski jumping

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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Aid Charade (Table of Contents: 12)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton volunteers to be the team's first aid man.
Reprints
Keywords
hockey

Changing His Toon! (Table of Contents: 13)

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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants Chuck to do a drawing that can be used to paint Mr. Weatherbee's portrait.
Reprints

E.R. Error (Table of Contents: 14)

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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Nurse Carla Hopkins
Synopsis
Archie is waiting for Betty to get done with her candy striper job at the hospital and continues to get in trouble.
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No News Is Bad News (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Larry Lebbit; Tom Tibbel
Synopsis
The kids help a poor newsstand operator reunite with his estranged rich twin brother.
Reprints

How Do You Spell Relief? (Table of Contents: 16)

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
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie wears new cowboy boots to school so Reggie decides he needs a pair.
Reprints

Just Folks (Table of Contents: 17)

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
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When a folk dance rehearsal ends just before a basketball game, the guys don't have time to change and are forced to play in their folk dancing outfits.
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Keywords
basketball; folk dancing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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
Sounds like Archie's computer is down.
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie is having computer trouble.
Reprints
  • From Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Cool Dog (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie and the gang try to show Dilton how to get girls at the ski lodge but when everybody gets injured but Dilton he becomes the most popular boy at the dance.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating; skiing; sledding

Let's Play Make Believe (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
? [as Elliot] (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Morgan; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie try to use their acting skills to get out of trouble for being late to class.

Deep Freeze (Table of Contents: 21)

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
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge]; Hiram Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge flies The Archies to Alaska for a performance.
Reprints
Keywords
Alaska

In a Food Mood (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Beazly explains why she likes all the people that come through the lunch line.
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The Big Build-Up (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's head is photo-shopped onto a body builder's photo, causing all the girls at Riverdale to think he is muscular.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young man...
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Having Trouble (Table of Contents: 25)

Moose / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Find the words puzzle.

Price Sacrifice (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wants to buy a snow mobile.
Reprints

Alibi Guy (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie needs a good excuse for why his homework isn't done.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average copies preceding 12 months: 170,413. Issue nearest filing date: 171,889.

[Download the Archie App for free!] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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There's More Than One Way To Bowl (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Each person has their own humorous bowling style.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

[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 stories.

Eugene, the Scoring Machine (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Coach Kleats; Eugene; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Eugene invents a pair of glasses that allow him to never miss a basketball shot.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Girls' Chance Dance (Table of Contents: 33)

The New Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Amani; Eugene; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Fangs Fogerty; Ethel; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
The school dance is a "girls' chance" dance, meaning the girls must ask the boys. Veronica waits to ask Archie and loses to Betty.

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Good Skate (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie and Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie watch a figure skater.
Reprints
Keywords
figure skating

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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
I wish I could be more like Dilton!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wants to be more like Dilton.
Reprints
  • From Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Swift Drift (Table of Contents: 37)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie throws a snowball at Moose.
Reprints

Toy Stories (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie and the Gang / 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
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jen; Melanie
Synopsis
While shopping, Reggie, Archie and Betty discuss what it would be like to have dolls for all the Riverdale gang.
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[Archie: The Married Life] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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Lodge -- A Complaint! (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie Loves Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Uslan
Pencils
Norm Breyfogle; Stan Goldberg (flashback, 3 panels on page 2)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Bob Smith (flashback, 3 panels on page 2)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
drama; humor
Reprints

[Archie: The Married Life] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[The Archie App. Download it for free!] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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[Betty or Veronica?] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The gang brought their own snacks to save you money!"]
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. [Archie Comics Super Special Magazine]
  3. 2. From the Ground Up
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. Switch Hitter
    Dilton
  5. 4. Winter Splinter
    Archie & the Gang
  6. 5. [Free Comic Book Day 2013]
  7. 6. Surprise Size
    Reggie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Explorers of the Unknown
  9. 8. Mummy Madness!
    Explorers of The Unknown
  10. 9. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  11. 10. The Big Jump
    Archie
  12. 11. [Comic Book Fair]
  13. 12. Aid Charade
    Dilton
  14. 13. Changing His Toon!
    Archie
  15. 14. E.R. Error
    Archie
  16. 15. No News Is Bad News
    Archie & Friends
  17. 16. How Do You Spell Relief?
    Archie
  18. 17. Just Folks
    Archie
  19. 18. ["Sounds like Archie's computer is down."]
    Archie
  20. 19. Cool Dog
    Archie & the Gang
  21. 20. Let's Play Make Believe
    Archie & Friends
  22. 21. Deep Freeze
    The Archies
  23. 22. In a Food Mood
    Archie & Friends
  24. 23. The Big Build-Up
    Archie
  25. 24. ["Young man..."]
    Reggie Pin Up
  26. 25. Having Trouble
    Moose
  27. 26. Price Sacrifice
    Archie
  28. 27. Alibi Guy
    Archie
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
  30. 29. [Download the Archie App for free!]
  31. 30. There's More Than One Way To Bowl
    Archie
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    The New Archies
  33. 32. Eugene, the Scoring Machine
    The New Archies
  34. 33. Girls' Chance Dance
    The New Archies
  35. 34. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  36. 35. Good Skate
    Archie and Reggie
  37. 36. ["I wish I could be more like Dilton!"]
    Archie
  38. 37. Swift Drift
    Reggie
  39. 38. Toy Stories
    Archie and the Gang
  40. 39. [Archie: The Married Life]
  41. 40. Lodge -- A Complaint!
    Archie Loves Veronica
  42. 41. [Archie: The Married Life]
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  44. 43. [The Archie App. Download it for free!]
  45. 44. [Betty or Veronica?]
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