(September 2015)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
2015-07-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468558
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Digest Size U. S.
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Josie and the Pussycats / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed); Bill Galvan (inset)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed); Bill Galvan (inset)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Pena (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Showstopper (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
J. Torres (credited)
Pencils
Gisele Lagace (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Josie and the Pussycats are auditioning to appear on a local morning variety show and Alexandra is obsessed with stopping them.

Surf's Up (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ginger; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica gets Dilton to make her an electronically enhanced surfboard in order to compete with Ginger at surfing.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

Team Effort (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Jason
Synopsis
Veronica enters a volleyball tournament to get closer to Archie. She recruits her father's deck hand Jason to help her cheat to win.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; volleyball

Teed Off (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica invites Betty on a round of golf with the intent of outplaying her on the course. But Betty knows this and goes all out to win.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

Warrior Princess of Riverdale (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper [as Betty and Beteena]; Veronica Lodge [as Veronica and Vereena, Warrior Princess]; Archie Andrews [as Archie and Archules]; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones [as Jughead and Jughorse]
Synopsis
Betty falls asleep at the beach and dreams she and Veronica are characters out of Xena, Warrior Princess, fighting over Archie.
Reprints

Sir Speedy (Table of Contents: 6)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ethel is asked if there's something about Jughead she doesn't like.
Reprints

Go Figure (Table of Contents: 7)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Al Bigley (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody; Alex; Artie Faxx; Courtney
Synopsis
The Pussycats visit a Rock n Roll museum and see the exhibit on their band.
Reprints

Purely Primitive (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Alan Mayberry; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Josie thinks Alan and Alex are about to come to blows over her.
Reprints

Betty and Veronica and Cricket's Summer Fashion (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan Parent

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cricket O'Dell
Reprints

Cheryl in the Morning (Table of Contents: 10)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom; Frank Blossom
Synopsis
Cheryl weasels her way into a job co-hosting a morning television program but finds out her ego is too big for the show.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story has parodies of Regis and Kathy Lee, Jenny McCarthy and Martha Stewart. Story is told in two chapters.

Hole Role (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica mistakes a rip in Betty's swimsuit for a fashion statement.
Reprints

Sail Tale (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty finds Archie's invitation to go sailing wasn't what she thought it would be.
Reprints

Instant Fun (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica had just planned a quiet day around the pool but it turns into a party.
Reprints

The Clutter Campaign (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; "Colonel Aunty"
Synopsis
Betty's aunt, a colonel in the army, shows her how to master the mess in her closet. Betty shows Veronica, but then takes so many of Veronica's castoffs that her own closet is hopeless again.
Reprints
Keywords
beach

Forest Friends (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes Veronica to a remote cabin so they can get away from the pressures of the city. But all Veronica can think of is her friends.
Reprints

Suddenly It's Summer (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Archie go for a walk and enjoy summer by engaging in childish activities.
Reprints
Keywords
dogs; playground; skateboard; teeter-totter

Indexer Notes

In a panel on page one, Betty sings some modified lyrics to the 1947 song "It's a Good Day." ("Great day" instead of "good day", but the lyrics are obvious to anyone who's heard the song.)

Talk it Over (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to meet up, but keep missing each other.
Reprints

Childish Pursuits (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica discover that one of their favorite anime cartoons "Fairy Princes Bluebell" season one has been released. The boy chide the girls for having 'childish pursuits'. As the girls finish their cartoons and join the boys, Jughead tells everyone that new "Digital Robo Monster" movie is out. The boys race to see it and the girls chide them for being 'childish'.
Reprints

Sooo Superficial (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When Veronica won't take Archie to the Country Club Dance, Betty accuses her of being superficial.
Reprints

Dog Days of Summer (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Ms. Pugg; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Nancy apply for jobs as trainers with a canine fitness center, but find the routines far too taxing.
Reprints

Trophy Triumphs (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge attempts to win a contest in underwater photography again, as he's done annually without success.
Reprints

Backyard Barbecue (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty decides to hold a backyard barbecue for her friends, intending to handle every aspect herself.
Reprints

Sign Language (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica subs for Chuck Clayton as coach of a little league team, and is a success in spite of herself.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Ethel Stamp (Table of Contents: 24)

Ethel / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters
Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Unscramble the words to see what types of stamps Ethel collects.
Reprints

Beach Banter (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Ethel objects to Cheryl's magnetism at the beach.
Reprints

Spying (Table of Contents: 26)

Diary Of A Girl Next Door / text story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tania Del Rio
Pencils
Bill Galvan
Inks
Bill Galvan
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
While laid up with gastritis, Betty becomes suspicious of the old lady who lives in the house next door.

Moose Alert (Table of Contents: 27)

Midge / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters
Midge Klump
Synopsis
Unscramble the words to find out why Midge loves Moose.

[Catch of the Day] (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
While surf fishing, Betty hooks a certain redheaded snorkeler.

Odds on it (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty's Heart / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty's statistics class is beginning to affect her personal life.
Reprints

Veronica's Summer Chic (Table of Contents: 30)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan Parent

Genre
fashion
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Stress Strategy (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty finds that the beach isn't as stress-relieving as she'd hoped, due to Archie's flirtatious ways.
Reprints
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. Showstopper
    Josie and the Pussycats
  3. 2. Surf's Up
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Team Effort
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Teed Off
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Warrior Princess of Riverdale
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Sir Speedy
    Ethel
  8. 7. Go Figure
    Josie and the Pussycats
  9. 8. Purely Primitive
    Josie
  10. 9. Betty and Veronica and Cricket's Summer Fashion
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Cheryl in the Morning
    Cheryl Blossom
  12. 11. Hole Role
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Sail Tale
    Betty
  14. 13. Instant Fun
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. The Clutter Campaign
    Betty
  16. 15. Forest Friends
    Veronica
  17. 16. Suddenly It's Summer
    Betty
  18. 17. Talk it Over
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Childish Pursuits
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Sooo Superficial
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Dog Days of Summer
    Betty
  22. 21. Trophy Triumphs
    Veronica
  23. 22. Backyard Barbecue
    Betty
  24. 23. Sign Language
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Ethel Stamp
    Ethel
  26. 25. Beach Banter
    Betty
  27. 26. Spying
    Diary Of A Girl Next Door
  28. 27. Moose Alert
    Midge
  29. 28. [Catch of the Day]
    Betty Pin Up
  30. 29. Odds on it
    Betty's Heart
  31. 30. Veronica's Summer Chic
    Veronica
  32. 31. Stress Strategy
    Betty
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