(July 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Pages
164
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11 times a year (monthly except November)
On-sale date
2013-05-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469531 02711
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing series

Kissing Booth (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Andrew Pepoy (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters
?

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

[Archie: Betty or Veronica?] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Magic Is Gone (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Paul Castiglia (credited); Barbara Jarvie (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Dan Nakrosis (credited); Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Salustri (magician); Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Someone has been stealing items from the magician Salustri.
Reprints

Send in the Clones (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Bigley (credited)
Pencils
Al Bigley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie imagines what the world would be like if everybody had clones of themselves.
Reprints
Keywords
clone; cloning

The Image (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Hopkins
Synopsis
Archie wants the other members of the Archies to dress as a team but that's exactly what their promoter does not want.
Reprints

Skate Scoot (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 5 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; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie uses Dilton's new motorized skateboard to enter a competition, but things don't work out as he planned.
Reprints

Fortune Kookie (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Ethel Muggs; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
A fortune teller tells Jughead that he'll win a huge supply of burgers, but only if he avoids his best friend for twenty-four hours.
Reprints

[Star Trek Minimates] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Minimates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Real Cut-Up (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Pop has been having bad dreams.
Reprints

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

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

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

Terror Beneath The Waves! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (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]]; Hiram Lodge; Dr. Crustacean
Synopsis
The Explorers take on Dr. Crustacean, a maniacal marine biologist with giant crab monsters at his disposal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is told in four parts: Chapter One (6 pages), Chapter Two (5 pages), Chapter Three (5 Pages), Chapter Four (5 pages)

[Look for Archie Comics Super Special] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Too Many Questions (Table of Contents: 12)

Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose gets asked questions everywhere he goes.
Reprints

[Archie 645] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Kiss Amiss (Table of Contents: 14)

Chuck & Nancy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the phrase puzzle.

Thor Subject (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 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; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie is reading about the Norse gods and discovers that each god reminds him of one of his friends.

Board With It All (Table of Contents: 16)

Frankie Valdez / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Frankie Valdez; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie challenges Frankie to a skateboard competition.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboard; skateboarding

All Together Now (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / 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
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead has been writing cheers for the cheerleading squad.
Reprints
Keywords
cheerleader

Caught in the Act (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Kathleen Martin; Archie Andrews; Miss Phlips; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee sees Reggie skipping school so he has a surprise for him the next day.
Reprints

Reform Storm (Table of Contents: 19)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie promises to turn over a new leaf, but his good intentions cause so much havoc that Mr. Weatherbee asks him to just go back to normal.
Reprints

The Scalper (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead is in trouble for eating in class and decides to wear a mop top wig into Mr. Weatherbee's office. Mr. Weatherbee doesn't say anything about it, so everyone in the school starts wearing them. Finally, he takes them all away and tries one on himself.
Reprints
Keywords
Beatle wig; fad

[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 (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie, we're going to the carnival!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The gang goes to the carnival.
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ??.??.????

The Gentleman Barbarian (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
King Lodge sends Archie the Gentleman Barbarian to stop the dragon that has been stealing his chickens.
Reprints
Keywords
dragon

Science Friction (Table of Contents: 23)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Fletcher Foley; Alison Adams; Jonathan Flakes
Synopsis
Dilton asks Alison to go to a science fiction convention with him but his nemesis Fletcher Foley tries to crash their date.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jonathan Flakes in this story is a parody of actor Jonathan Frakes who played Commander Ryker on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Downtown Countdown (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils
Al Bigley (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom ?; Ken Selig (credited) ?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead lose the group's homework assignment before they can turn it in to Miss Grundy and the group all begins searching for the lost homework.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Al Milgrom was listed in the credits for this story in the original publication. The credits here list Ken Selig as the inker.

Off Base (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie and his Pals / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee observes the baseball team's latest practice.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

Probably from Reggie and Me (Archie, 1966 series) #90 but needs confirmation.

Where Is He?! (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie Andrews / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth [as Ruth] (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When bad things happen to Mr. Weatherbee he is convinced that Archie is behind them, even though Archie is home sick.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is probably the same as the story in Archie's Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1984 series) #206.

Wacky Match-Up (Table of Contents: 27)

Coach Kleats / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Coach Kleats
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the mystery phrase.

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Bag Gag (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead needs a doggy bag.
Reprints

Meal Zeal (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is invited to eat at Jughead's house.
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
children

Indexer Notes

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

Funny Business (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
Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Amani; Moose Mason; Eugene
Synopsis
After a meeting of the Junior Business Association, Mr. Weatherbee tasks the kids into creating their own small businesses and see who can make the most money.
Reprints

Ticket to Happiness (Table of Contents: 33)

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
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Johnny; Millie
Synopsis
Archie does two good deeds at the carnival and is rewarded with extra ride tickets.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival; ferris wheel; roller coaster

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

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

Pie Eyed (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead doesn't like the piece of pie that Pop Tate served him.
Reprints

[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
The editor requested...
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie needs a photo of himself.
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ??.??.????

Wise Guise (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Gladys tells Jughead they need to tighten their belts.
Reprints

Real Funny (Table of Contents: 38)

Chuck Clayton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
An art department likes Chuck's cartoon but they don't think it's believable, but Chuck modeled it after Archie.
Reprints

[Archie: Betty or Veronica?] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

[Get in the action!] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Kissing Booth
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. [Archie: Betty or Veronica?]
  3. 2. The Magic Is Gone
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. Send in the Clones
    Archie
  5. 4. The Image
    The Archies
  6. 5. Skate Scoot
    Reggie
  7. 6. Fortune Kookie
    Jughead
  8. 7. [Star Trek Minimates]
    Minimates
  9. 8. A Real Cut-Up
    Jughead
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Explorers of the Unknown
  11. 10. Terror Beneath The Waves!
    Explorers of The Unknown
  12. 11. [Look for Archie Comics Super Special]
  13. 12. Too Many Questions
    Moose
  14. 13. [Archie 645]
  15. 14. Kiss Amiss
    Chuck & Nancy
  16. 15. Thor Subject
    Archie
  17. 16. Board With It All
    Frankie Valdez
  18. 17. All Together Now
    Jughead
  19. 18. Caught in the Act
    Reggie
  20. 19. Reform Storm
    Mr. Weatherbee
  21. 20. The Scalper
    Jughead
  22. 21. ["Reggie, we're going to the carnival!"]
    Archie
  23. 22. The Gentleman Barbarian
    Archie
  24. 23. Science Friction
    Dilton
  25. 24. Downtown Countdown
    Archie & Friends
  26. 25. Off Base
    Archie and his Pals
  27. 26. Where Is He?!
    Archie Andrews
  28. 27. Wacky Match-Up
    Coach Kleats
  29. 28. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  30. 29. Bag Gag
    Jughead
  31. 30. Meal Zeal
    Jughead
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    The New Archies
  33. 32. Funny Business
    The New Archies
  34. 33. Ticket to Happiness
    The New Archies
  35. 34. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  36. 35. Pie Eyed
    Jughead
  37. 36. ["The editor requested..."]
    Archie
  38. 37. Wise Guise
    Jughead
  39. 38. Real Funny
    Chuck Clayton
  40. 39. [Archie: Betty or Veronica?]
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  42. 41. [Get in the action!]
    Lego
  43. 42. [Archie Comics]
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