(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
2013-04-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469531 02611
Editing
?
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
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Cheryl Blossom; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
bowling

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

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

Fortune Telling (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Cricket O'Dell; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Due to an allergy to pine nuts, Cricket's nose for detecting money is altered. She now has the ability to predict how much money someone will have in the near future. To that end, she predicts Archie will have over $23,000 dollars and the Lodges will be penniless.
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The Dance Flaw! (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose / 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
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Cheryl Blossom; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When Midge can't make the school dance she insists that Moose go anyway.
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The Winner (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie has recycled all his sports trophies into items to use around the house.
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Puff Piece (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Al Bigley (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Professor Diltonium; Riverdale Darlin's [Ronni; Betti; Nanci]; Hojo Pop-Pop; Beefcake Boys [Thug Jug; Arch-Enemy; Chocolate Moose]
Synopsis
Chuck draws a new strip called Riverdale Darlin's.
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Keywords
comic convention; manga

Indexer Notes

Spoof of the Power-Puff Girls.

[Free Comic Book Day] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Spring Thing (Table of Contents: 7)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose can't wait to get his hands on Reggie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #13, no credits in this digest.

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

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 Explorers of the Unknown reprints.

Menace Of The Lost Valley (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Mindy Eisman (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]; F/X [Chuck Clayton]]
Synopsis
Alerted together by F/X Clayton, the Explorers go to the Bermuda Triangle to explore an uncharted island found on an ancient map.
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Indexer Notes

This story is told in four parts: Chapter 1 (6 pages), Chapter Two (5 pages), Chapter Three (5 pages), Chapter Four (5 pages)

[Overstreet 43] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Gemstone Publishing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Space Dolls (Table of Contents: 11)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Alpha; Beta
Synopsis
Dilton meets two aliens, Alpha and Beta.
Reprints
Keywords
spaceship; telescope

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Heat Treat (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty serves Archie chili.
Reprints

Boo-bology (Table of Contents: 14)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Moose if he knows what the word "principality" means.
Reprints

The Big Mystery! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie doesn't understand why everybody is so interested in the "Arnie" comic books.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The "Arnie" comic is a parody of Archie comics.

Flick Pick (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
? [as Butler] (credited)
Inks
? [as Moore] (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
The gang goes to the movie theater but nobody can decide what movie to see so they all see a different movie.
Reprints

Genius of Love (Table of Contents: 17)

Dilton / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Jenny Peterson
Synopsis
Dilton has met a girl on a chatboard and asks Betty and Veronica to coach him before their first date.
Reprints

Forget It (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie returns a lost lottery ticket, the winner doesn't forget him when he wins the jackpot.
Reprints

Spring Fever (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Miss Grundy reads Archie's poem about spring to the class.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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
Moose, coming over on Saturday?
Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Everybody goes to Archie's house on Saturday.
Reprints

Dolly Delight (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie & the Gang / 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
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Each member of the cast is explained as if they were a doll and the accessories that would come with them.
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Gimmick Kick (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]
Synopsis
A concert promoter agrees to book The Archies, but only if they add some of his gimmicks to the act.
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Garden of Greed (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Fred Andrews; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Nate (first appearance)
Synopsis
The Lodge's new gardener is a crook.
Reprints

The Good, the Bad, and the Reggie (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Slade Sutter; Greg Ward
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie are working in the pit crews of two famous auto racers, and Reggie's guy wants him to sabotage the car of Archie's driver.
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Keywords
auto racing

Wig Gig (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie wears a wig so Dilton can practice talking to girls.
Reprints

What’s a Palindrome? (Table of Contents: 26)

Dilton / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Answer the questions with words that are palindromes.
Reprints

Hit Bit (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Watching baseball on Veronica's new TV is just like being at the ballpark.
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[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Aid Charade (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead offers to help eliminate the calories in Betty's popsicle.
Reprints

Spoon Tune (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead needs another spoon.
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
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

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

Diamond and Girls (Table of Contents: 32)

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
children
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty wants to join the baseball team.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Picture Perfect (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie plots to destroy Archie's painting on an art class field trip.
Reprints

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

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

Brain Strain (Table of Contents: 35)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose is finally above average.
Reprints

Knuckle Chuckle (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie learns about Moose's "rule maker".
Reprints

He's Everywhere (Table of Contents: 37)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

How many times can you find the name Moose in the puzzle.

Credits from the index of the original printing.

Bark Lark (Table of Contents: 38)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie doesn't believe the hypnotist can make him act like a dog.
Reprints

Double Trouble (Table of Contents: 39)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is planning a birthday party for Archie, which gets Mr. Lodge thinking about all the things that could go wrong.

[Jinx: Little Miss Steps] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Little Miss Steps (Table of Contents: 41)

Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

[Jinx Collections] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[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) /

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

[Regular Show] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  3. 2. Fortune Telling
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. The Dance Flaw!
    Moose
  5. 4. The Winner
    Reggie
  6. 5. Puff Piece
    Archie & Friends
  7. 6. [Free Comic Book Day]
  8. 7. Spring Thing
    Moose
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Explorers of the Unknown
  10. 9. Menace Of The Lost Valley
    Explorers of The Unknown
  11. 10. [Overstreet 43]
    Gemstone Publishing
  12. 11. Space Dolls
    Dilton
  13. 12. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  14. 13. Heat Treat
    Archie
  15. 14. Boo-bology
    Moose
  16. 15. The Big Mystery!
    Archie
  17. 16. Flick Pick
    Archie
  18. 17. Genius of Love
    Dilton
  19. 18. Forget It
    Archie
  20. 19. Spring Fever
    Archie and the Gang
  21. 20. ["Moose, coming over on Saturday?"]
    Archie
  22. 21. Dolly Delight
    Archie & the Gang
  23. 22. Gimmick Kick
    The Archies
  24. 23. Garden of Greed
    Archie
  25. 24. The Good, the Bad, and the Reggie
    Reggie
  26. 25. Wig Gig
    Archie
  27. 26. What’s a Palindrome?
    Dilton
  28. 27. Hit Bit
    Jughead
  29. 28. [Comic Book Fair]
  30. 29. Aid Charade
    Jughead
  31. 30. Spoon Tune
    Jughead
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    The New Archies
  33. 32. Diamond and Girls
    The New Archies
  34. 33. Picture Perfect
    The New Archies
  35. 34. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  36. 35. Brain Strain
    Moose
  37. 36. Knuckle Chuckle
    Archie
  38. 37. He's Everywhere
    Reggie
  39. 38. Bark Lark
    Reggie
  40. 39. Double Trouble
    Mr. Lodge
  41. 40. [Jinx: Little Miss Steps]
  42. 41. Little Miss Steps
    Jinx
  43. 42. [Jinx Collections]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  45. 44. [Download the Archie App for free!]
  46. 45. [Regular Show]
    Cartoon Network
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