(May 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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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
Victor Gorelick (credited) (editor in cheif)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed as Fernando Ruiz)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed as BOB SMITH)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed as RPeña)

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

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

Betty and Veronica / 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)

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Archie & Friends
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Mr. Lodge; Pop Tate; Cricket O'Dell
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.
Reprints

The Dance Flaw! (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose [Archie] / 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)

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Moose
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When Midge can't make the school dance she insists that Moose go anyway.
Reprints

The Winner (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie [Archie] / 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)

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Reggie
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie has recycled all his sports trophies into items to use around the house.
Reprints

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)

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Archie & Friends
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; 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.
Reprints
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 [Archie] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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Moose
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
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
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

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 Lindsey (credited as Rex W. Lindsey)
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)

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Dilton
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; 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
?

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

Boo-bology (Table of Contents: 14)

Moose [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason
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
?

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Archie
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Nancy Woods
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
Nate Butler (credited as Butler)
Inks
Tom Moore (credited as Moore)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

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Archie
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; 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
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

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Dilton
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; 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
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

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Archie
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
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
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

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Archie & the Gang
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
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 as CRAIG BOLDMAN)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed as Henry Scarpelli)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed as Henry Scarpelli)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Dolly Delight (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie and 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)

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Archie and the Gang
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Each member of the cast is explained as if they were a doll and the accessories that would come with them.
Reprints

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)

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The Archies
Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]
Synopsis
A concert promoter agrees to book The Archies, but only if they add some of his gimmicks to the act.
Reprints

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; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; 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 [Archie] / 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)

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Reggie
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; 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.
Reprints
Keywords
auto racing

Wig Gig (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Archie
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
?

Feature Logo
Dilton [block letters, uppercase]
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
?

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Jughead
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Watching baseball on Veronica's new TV is just like being at the ballpark.
Reprints

[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
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
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
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; 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 as Ruiz)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed as D'AGOSTINO)
Colors
?

Feature Logo
The New Archies
Genre
children
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

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

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The New Archies
Genre
children
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
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
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
The New Archies
Genre
children
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
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 [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Moose
Genre
teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Moose Mason
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
?

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

He's Everywhere (Table of Contents: 37)

Reggie [Archie] / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Reggie
Genre
teen
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 [Archie] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

No credits in this issue.

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

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

Li'l Jinx / preview (from the publisher) / 6 pages (report information)

[Jinx Collections] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Li'l Jinx / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Everything's Archie / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[Regular Show] (Table of Contents: 44) (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]
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Fortune Telling
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. The Dance Flaw!
    Moose [Archie]
  5. 4. The Winner
    Reggie [Archie]
  6. 5. Puff Piece
    Archie & Friends
  7. 6. [Free Comic Book Day]
  8. 7. Spring Thing
    Moose [Archie]
  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 [Archie]
  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 and the Gang
  23. 22. Gimmick Kick
    The Archies
  24. 23. Garden of Greed
    Archie
  25. 24. The Good, the Bad, and the Reggie
    Reggie [Archie]
  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 [Archie]
  37. 36. Knuckle Chuckle
    Archie
  38. 37. He's Everywhere
    Reggie [Archie]
  39. 38. Bark Lark
    Reggie [Archie]
  40. 39. Double Trouble
    Mr. Lodge
  41. 40. Little Miss Steps
    Li'l Jinx
  42. 41. [Jinx Collections]
    Li'l Jinx
  43. 42. ["We've got spring fever--and the only prescription is more Archie!"]
    Everything's Archie
  44. 43. [Download the Archie App for free!]
  45. 44. [Regular Show]
    Cartoon Network
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