(May 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
11 times a year (monthly except November)
On-sale date
2013-03-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469531 02511
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
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty and I are trying to start a chemical reaction!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Professor Flutesnoot
Reprints

[The Best of Archie Comics Book Two] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Fears of a Clown (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie takes Cheryl to the circus, hoping that he won't run into Betty or Veronica, but Reggie spoils his plans.
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Keywords
circus; clown

Art Classy (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
While visiting a modern art gallery each person interprets an abstract sculpture differently.

Sure Lure (Table of Contents: 4)

The Archies / comic story / 5 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
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Karen; Sue; Melissa
Synopsis
Reggie's uncle invites him on a trip to Hawaii and the Archie interviews some people to replace Reggie in the band while he is gone.
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Put On a Snappy Face (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Reggie is hiding from Moose so Archie and Jughead give him a disguise that fools everybody... except Moose.

Gas Pain (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The gang has a contest to see who can conserve the most gas for a week.

[Free Comic Book Day 2013] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Run Fun (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Reggie announces that he is going to run things in the classroom.
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Terse Verse (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose saw Reggie dancing with Midge.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

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

Trapped In The Brain Box! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

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]; Dr. Poindexter Plunkenworth; Colonel Korn; Myron Pepperdinkle; various video game characters : Captain Contra; Biker Beserkers; the Dragonesses; Ms. Yakity-Yakman gang
Synopsis
When Blaze and Dr. Plunkenworth go missing in a virtual reality box, Colonel Korn calls in the Explorers to 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: 12) (Expand) /

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

My Way (Table of Contents: 13)

Coach Clayton / 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
Coach Clayton; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Coach Clayton shows Archie and Chuck how to walk home and get exercise at the same time.
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[Archie: The Married Life] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Nightmares (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Coach Clayton
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Five panels, each with a characters worst nightmare.

Unpopular Mechanics! (Table of Contents: 16)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Gallagher (credited)
Pencils
Dave Manak (credited)
Inks
Dave Manak (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
While installing automated gadgets in the Lodge mansion, Dilton overhears Veronica and Reggie scheming.
Reprints

The Eye of the Beholder (Table of Contents: 17)

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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
After Fred has cataract surgery he realizes how much he was not seeing before, including how dirty Archie's car has become.
Reprints

New Lease on Life (Table of Contents: 18)

Life With Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Mr. Curmudgeon; Mr. Lodge; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Pop Tate is evicted and his shop is slated for demolition, the gang helps him move and finds some historical treasures in the basement. Are they enough to save the shop?
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Indexer Notes

Told in two parts: Part One (6 pages) and Part Two (5 pages). Bonkers Candy, a sponsor of Archie Comics at the time, can be seen on Pop's counter on Page 2.

Hidden Talent (Table of Contents: 19)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie has an idea to make some money and though Reggie tries to spoil things, they work out to Archie's advantage.
Reprints

Bone of Attention (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Hot Dog; Professor Flutesnoot; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
When Hot Dog finds a dinosaur bone, Dilton and Professor Flutesnoot start digging up lawns to find the rest of the skeleton.
Keywords
dinosaur

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have I ever told you...
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie's talk makes Archie dizzy.
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ??.??.????

Catch Up Time! (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to explain what a catch-phrase is to Moose.

Model Citizen (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited, recolored from original)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica and Reggie compete for a modelling job, but the job ends up with Miss Grundy.
Reprints

Rabid Robots (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gives Betty and Veronica some girl-themed robots to test.
Reprints

Hair's The Scoop (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
? [as Costanza] (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Inspired by a fashion magazine, the girls imagine new looks for themselves and for the boys.
Reprints

Resolution Retribution (Table of Contents: 26)

Hot Doge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hot Dog
Synopsis
Hot Dog resolves to never chase cats again, starting tomorrow.
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Kung Fu Fightin' (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the mystery phrase puzzle.

Dust Gust (Table of Contents: 28)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie vanishes in a cloud of dust.
Reprints

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Too Many Showers (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is having trouble booking the local ballroom.
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
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

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

Quiz Wizzes (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
children
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Eugene; Amani; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
When the Riverdale quiz team is late for a TV game show, Archie, Reggie, Jughead and Moose have to fill in for them.
Reprints
Keywords
quiz show

In the Dark (Table of Contents: 33)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
For Moose, math is like dialing a telephone in the dark, there are a lot of wrong numbers.
Reprints

The Scrub Team (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Amani
Synopsis
Archie and the gang hold a pet washing to raise money for the school charity.
Reprints

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

Present for The Resident (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Albano (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets the cold shoulder from a girl he's dated previously and who now knows him by reputation. The message is delivered by the girl's younger brother.
Reprints

Instant Genius (Table of Contents: 37)

Moose / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose is convinced to become as smart as Dilton.
Reprints

[Archie: Betty or Veronica?] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 7 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

[The Art of Betty and Veronica] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

[Download the Archie App for free!] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty and I are trying to start a chemical reaction!"]
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. [The Best of Archie Comics Book Two]
  3. 2. The Fears of a Clown
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. Art Classy
    Archie
  5. 4. Sure Lure
    The Archies
  6. 5. Put On a Snappy Face
    Jughead
  7. 6. Gas Pain
    Archie
  8. 7. [Free Comic Book Day 2013]
  9. 8. Run Fun
    Reggie
  10. 9. Terse Verse
    Reggie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Explorers of the Unknown
  12. 11. Trapped In The Brain Box!
    Explorers of The Unknown
  13. 12. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  14. 13. My Way
    Coach Clayton
  15. 14. [Archie: The Married Life]
  16. 15. Nightmares
    Archie & Friends
  17. 16. Unpopular Mechanics!
    Dilton
  18. 17. The Eye of the Beholder
    Archie
  19. 18. New Lease on Life
    Life With Archie
  20. 19. Hidden Talent
    Reggie and Me
  21. 20. Bone of Attention
    Jughead
  22. 21. ["Have I ever told you..."]
    Archie
  23. 22. Catch Up Time!
    Archie
  24. 23. Model Citizen
    Archie and the Gang
  25. 24. Rabid Robots
    Archie
  26. 25. Hair's The Scoop
    Archie & Friends
  27. 26. Resolution Retribution
    Hot Doge
  28. 27. Kung Fu Fightin'
    Reggie
  29. 28. Dust Gust
    Reggie
  30. 29. [Comic Book Fair]
  31. 30. Too Many Showers
    Archie
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    The New Archies
  33. 32. Quiz Wizzes
    The New Archies
  34. 33. In the Dark
    Moose
  35. 34. The Scrub Team
    The New Archies
  36. 35. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  37. 36. Present for The Resident
    Archie
  38. 37. Instant Genius
    Moose
  39. 38. [Archie: Betty or Veronica?]
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  41. 40. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  42. 41. [Download the Archie App for free!]
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