(May 2013)

Archie, 2012 Series
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Price
9.99 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
4 times a year
On-sale Date
2013-03-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
762816441667 00211
Editing
Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Romance Spectacular
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie Comics Super Special / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Table of contents for the issue.

Archie Super Special Delivery (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie Comics Super Special / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Awesome Archie Artwork (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie Comics Super Special / activity / 1 page (report information)


Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom

All The News That Fits, We'll Print! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie Comics Super Special / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo; Dan Parent; Tania Del Rio
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A collection of articles relating to recent Archie happenings, including Archie Meets Glee, George Takei's appearance in Kevin Keller, the return of Sabrina, and the MAC Cosmetics launch.

Character Spotlight: Archie Andrews (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie Comics Super Special / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana; Harry Lucey; Dan DeCarlo; Dan Parent; ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A historical look at the evolution of Archie's appearance.

A Shot at Love (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge; Ginger Lopez; Ethel Muggs; Cupid
Synopsis
Introduction to "A Shot at Love".

A Shot at Love! (Part 1) (Table of Contents: 7)

B&V / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Cupid; Jupiter; Aphrodite; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Moose Mason; Midge; Ginger Lopez; Maria Rodriguez; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
When Cupid begins to slack off on the job, Jupiter assigns him to the task of picking a girl for Archie. Too bad his arrow broke and affected multiple girls.

A Shot at Love! (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 8)

B&V / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Cupid; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Midge; Maria Rodriguez; Ginger Lopez; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Frankie Valdez; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Dilton Doiley; Jupiter; Aphrodite; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
After Cupid's attempt to pick a girl for Archie goes horribly wrong, Aphrodite comes to save the day and Cupid is demoted to a mortal.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I'd like you to meet Yvette!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty introduces Archie to the new foreign exchange student.
Reprints

My Sweet Valentine (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty tries to remind Archie of Valentine's Day.
Reprints
Keywords
Valentine Day

Valentine's Day Dilemma (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie ponders what to get Veronica for Valentine's Day.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #209.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Alison Flood (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie loves me!
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

A Hard Case (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Cooper; Mrs. Jones; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie becomes jealous when Jughead introduces someone named Algernon to Betty.
Reprints

Isn't It Romantic? (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Midge Klump (cameo); Mr. Weatherbee; Nester
Synopsis
A new romance author is very popular among the girls at Riverdale. Then a local bookstore advertises a book signing by the mysterious author only known as "GiGi". But when looking for Miss Grundy, Veronica notices the unpublished novel's text on Mr. Weatherbee's computer and assumes he's the author.
Reprints

First Love (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead I / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead 1; Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Reggie 1
Synopsis
Prehistoric Archie and Reggie meet prehistoric Jughead, who discovers that a kiss from a woman makes him feel not love, but hunger.
Reprints

Fast and Loose (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jason Blossom; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Cheryl and Jason are introduced to the gang and flirt around Riverdale.
Reprints

Fashion Fun (Table of Contents: 17)

Cheryl Blossom; Archie Comics Super Special / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Cheryl models some historical fashions and goes to the mall.

Love & War (Table of Contents: 18)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie and the Pussycats [Josie; Melody; Valerie]; Alan M.; Alex Cabot III
Synopsis
Josie and the Pussycats are challenged to a duel by another band.
Reprints

Fashion Fun (Table of Contents: 19)

Josie; Archie Comics Super Special / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Josie
Synopsis
Josie models fall fashions.
Reprints

Fashion Fun (Table of Contents: 20)

Melody; Archie Comics Fashion Fun / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Melody
Synopsis
Melody models fall fashions.
Reprints

Ski and See (Table of Contents: 21)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alexandra gets a winter tan to impress the professional skiers.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

Writer and inker credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #266.

Horrible Harvey (Table of Contents: 22)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When the boys get into an accident every time they insult Harvey, they begin to suspect he is a warlock.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

For some reason, this story has been moderately altered from the original.

Quick Change Artist (Table of Contents: 23)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Midge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When Midge complains about Moose's jealousy, Sabrina uses her magic to remedy the situation.
Reprints

The Rules (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Reggie, Jughead, and Dilton have a snowball fight.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And in conclusion, we must conserve energy...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Reggie gives a student seminar on energy conservation.
Reprints
Keywords
energy conservation

Dream Boy (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
To his horror, Jughead is having a recurring dream where Betty and Veronica are fighting over him... and he likes it.
Reprints
Keywords
hypnotism; nightmare

Fashion Fun (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie Comics Super Special / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica model clothing.

Ire Inspire (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead likes Ethel's sandwiches and gets a barrage of kisses.
Reprints

Thief Grief (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty has something stolen from her every time she visits a ski resort. This time, Archie is swiped.
Reprints

Winter Puzzles & Games (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie Comics Super Special / activity / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Midge; Sabrina Spellman; Mrs. Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
A collection of fifteen different puzzles and activities.

Archie Books (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

Archie Comics Super Special / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

It's Shopping Time! (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Artist Spotlight: Fernando Ruiz (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie Comics Super Special / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
An interview with Archie artist Fernando Ruiz.

Everything's Archie (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Romance Spectacular"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Archie Comics Super Special
  3. 2. Archie Super Special Delivery
    Archie Comics Super Special
  4. 3. Awesome Archie Artwork
    Archie Comics Super Special
  5. 4. All The News That Fits, We'll Print!
    Archie Comics Super Special
  6. 5. Character Spotlight: Archie Andrews
    Archie Comics Super Special
  7. 6. A Shot at Love
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. A Shot at Love! (Part 1)
    B&V
  9. 8. A Shot at Love! (Part 2)
    B&V
  10. 9. ["Archie, I'd like you to meet Yvette!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  11. 10. My Sweet Valentine
    Betty
  12. 11. Valentine's Day Dilemma
    Veronica
  13. 12. ["Archie loves me!"]
  14. 13. A Hard Case
    Betty
  15. 14. Isn't It Romantic?
    Veronica
  16. 15. First Love
    Jughead I
  17. 16. Fast and Loose
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Fashion Fun
    Cheryl Blossom; Archie Comics Super Special
  19. 18. Love & War
    Josie and the Pussycats
  20. 19. Fashion Fun
    Josie; Archie Comics Super Special
  21. 20. Fashion Fun
    Melody; Archie Comics Fashion Fun
  22. 21. Ski and See
    Josie
  23. 22. Horrible Harvey
    Sabrina
  24. 23. Quick Change Artist
    Sabrina
  25. 24. The Rules
    Reggie
  26. 25. ["And in conclusion, we must conserve energy..."]
    Reggie Pin Up
  27. 26. Dream Boy
    Jughead
  28. 27. Fashion Fun
    Archie Comics Super Special
  29. 28. Ire Inspire
    Jughead
  30. 29. Thief Grief
    Betty
  31. 30. Winter Puzzles & Games
    Archie Comics Super Special
  32. 31. Archie Books
    Archie Comics Super Special
  33. 32. It's Shopping Time!
  34. 33. Artist Spotlight: Fernando Ruiz
    Archie Comics Super Special
  35. 34. Everything's Archie
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