(2015)

Archie, 2015 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
9.99 USD; 10.99 CAD
Pages
420
On-sale date
2015
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
A
ISBN
978-1-62738-953-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781627389532 50999
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
color
Binding
Trade Paperback
Publishing Format
One-Shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
? (signed)
Colors
? (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Favorite Stories from the Past 75 Years!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Bowl Game (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Archie brings a bowling ball to school, and it keeps getting away from him and causing destruction.
Reprints
Keywords
ball and chain; bowling ball; cafeteria; dishes

Bully for You (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Big Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Coach Kleats gets Big Moose to let Archie throw him a few times in wrestling to help boost Archie's confidence in the sport. Flush with his success, Archie goes around the school throwing everyone he meets. Then it's up to the Coach and Moose to take Archie down a peg.
Reprints
Keywords
bullying; wrestling

Fare Enough (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Veronica and Reggie are going on a bus trip that's exclusively for athletes and cheerleaders. Archie tries everything he can think of, including dressing in drag, to sneak on the bus too.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie's final line, "Leave the driving to us," is the slogan for the Greyhound Bus company.

Foot Sore (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie is going on a little too much about how good he looks in his new shoes, so Jughead takes him down a peg by spilling a beaker full of liquid from the chemistry lab on his shoes.
Reprints
Keywords
bragging; chemistry; galoshes; milk; shoes

Indexer Notes

Reference to Gravel Gertie from the Dick Tracy newspaper strip.

Lamb Stew (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Betty wins a baby goat in a raffle and brings him to school to keep from getting lonely.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

credits from reprint.

Professor Jughead's Educational Corner (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Porfirio Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead presents a satirical look at the origins of the public school system.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Porfirio Weatherbee is presented as a caveman ancestor of Principal Weatherbee and the inventor of the prototype school system.

Footsore and Weary (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie decides to make a plaster mold of his foot for a speech. But Reggie substitutes cement for the plaster, unbeknowst to Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
broken leg; cast; cement; plaster; sledge hammer

In the Stretch (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead help the girls pull taffy. But the taffy is too big, too hot and too sticky. Then Mr. Weatherbee gets tangled up in it.
Reprints

The Sign (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries to find out who wrote "Reggie is a Rat Fink" on the school wall. Was it Archie, who is removing the sign? Did Reggie do it to frame Archie? And what's with this new sign, "Betty Has Bleached Hair?"
Reprints
Keywords
graffiti

Top Secret (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews, Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The female half of Miss Grundy's English class is chasing Jughead, trying to find out what he wrote in his essay "Dating Disasters and How To Avoid Them".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the reprint in Archie Spotlight Digest: Archie 75th Anniversary Digest (Archie, 2016 series) #12.

Unsound of Music! (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie convinces Mr. Weatherbee to play classical music over the P.A. system to calm the students down. When it makes them too calm, Archie advises that the school should play rock music to wake them up.
Reprints
Keywords
classical music; dancing; record player; records; rock 'n' roll

Why Fight It! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Veronica is upset that she's getting a reputation for being boy-crazy and resolves to prove she's not. But circumstances keep making it look like she's pursuing boys.
Reprints

Wittle While You Work (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead's new hobby of woodcarving is having severe repercussions on the school's woodwork.
Reprints
Keywords
sarcasm; totem pole; whittling

Indexer Notes

"Whittle" in the title is misspelled as "Wittle."

Newspaper Strip, January 7, 2001 (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
When Archie's computer crashes, he decides to call Dilton to fix it.

Monsterpiece Theater! (Table of Contents: 15)

Chuck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Adam Walmsley (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Archie delivers a valentine to Nancy from Chuck, he accidentally gives her the wrong drawing.
Reprints

Going Buggy (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
James DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica refuses to go on a picnic with Archie because she doesn't like bugs.
Reprints

Not So Perfect Date! (Table of Contents: 17)

Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
It's the anniversary of Moose and Midge's first date.
Reprints

Odd Ball (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee [Waldo]; Miss Grundy [Geraldine]
Synopsis
Reggie tricks Archie into being a ticket collector at a dance, leaving Veronica free for Reggie to date.
Reprints
Keywords
dance

Patch As Patch Can (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The school is holding a "patch hop" where a boy has to go with any girl who catches him and sews a patch on his pants.
Reprints
Keywords
dance; needle; patch; slang; telephone

Photo Finish (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty's tired of always taking second place to Veronica in Archie‘s eyes. Thankfully, Jughead is determined to show Archie the error of his ways... over and over again, by plastering Betty’s photo everywhere!
Reprints

The Contract (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
All‘s fair in love and war, but some agreements are more legally binding than others! So when Veronica tricks Archie into signing a contract stating he can’t be seen with any girl but her or risk being the recipient of physical harm, both parties experience how much love hurts.
Reprints

Words of Wisdom (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Roses are red, violets are blue, don’t be surprised if Archie flirts with you! Archie is one of Riverdale‘s premier Romeos, but when he gets a “how to“ book on romance to up his game, he has the girls all aflutter...and perhaps more than just a bit amused!
Reprints

Newspaper Strip, March 14, 2004 (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Scarpelli
Pencils
Craig Boldman
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie is concerned about his grades, so Dilton suggests that he spends more time in the library, where Archie notices all of the cute girls that hang out there.

About Face (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee comes face-to-fad with the students latest form of expression: colored tape on clothing that has them "smiling" whether coming or going! Another in the time-honored tradition of high school tales exploring the "generation gap" between the students and teachers.
Reprints
Keywords
fad

"Coach" Weatherbee (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee reflects upon his past gridiron glory. He decides to take a more hands-on roll with Riverdale High's football team... for better or for worse.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Bizarre Star (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Mr. Flutesnoot; Bobby Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Miss Beazley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
The annual student/alumni basketball game is on... and this year Mr. Weatherbee has a secret weapon: an alumni-turned pro! But it just might not be the pro the Bee is thinking of. Will the Bee's plan score his team a slam-dunk victory or just get them slammed?!
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed against the credits printed in Archie & Me (Archie, 1964 series) #124.

Boots (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee makes Jughead remove his boots because of the loud noise they make on the floor. Then he comes to understand just how much more annoying Jughead can be when you can't hear him coming.
Reprints
Keywords
boots; sneakers

The Class of 2027 (Table of Contents: 28)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Madam Noetell; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
At the annual Riverdale High Carnival, Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy learn about the future of Riverdale High and its students from a fortune teller.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival; crystal ball; fortune teller; gypsy; juggling

The Specialist (Table of Contents: 29)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Because Coach Kleats doesn't possess the physique of your typical athlete, Archie, Jughead, and Reggie start having some fun at his expense. They quickly get a refresher course in the errors of having preconceived notions about people when the Coach shows off his jaw-dropping sports abilities.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; basketball; football

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Spotlight Digest: Archie 75th Anniversary Digest (2016 series) #7, no credits listed in this digest.

Glad Rags (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
Victor Gorelick
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The box of clothes Jughead was supposed to take to the dry cleaners for Mr. Weatherbee ends up in the school rummage sale.
Reprints
Keywords
rummage sale

Heads Up (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
A combination of a strange chemical solution and radiation from a machine causes Archie's hand to become invisible. Then the same thing happens to Mr. Weatherbee's head.
Reprints

The Old School Spirit (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Mary Andrews; Svenson; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Due to Archie's unknowing antics, Mr. Weatherbee thinks he hears ghosts.
Reprints

Rivals? (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Betty and Veronica discuss how much they love Archie, Miss Grundy overhears them and thinks they're talking about Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

Svenson Appreciation Day (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Svenson
Synopsis
On Svenson's 25th anniversary working at the school, the students decide to do something nice: let him relax and do his job for the day. But with Archie on the job, Svenson will have less relaxation and more damage control to worry about!
Reprints

Model Muddle (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Prof. Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
As a means of ensuring energy conservation in the school, Prof. Flutesnoot recommends that all the students copy Jughead's example.
Reprints

Soft Cell (Table of Contents: 36)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy discover that Jughead is deliberately getting himself sent to detention every day because he considers the detention room his own private study.
Reprints

The Uninvited Part I (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats; Coach Clayton; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Someone has been sleeping in Coach Clayton's office during the night. Archie and Chuck stay in the school to catch the culprit.
Reprints

The Uninvited Part II (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Archie and Chuck discover who has been sleeping in Coach Clayton's office.
Reprints

Desk Jockey (Table of Contents: 39)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead hides out from Mr. Weatherbee in Weatherbee's roll-top desk, and gets trapped inside it.
Reprints

Invention Day (Table of Contents: 40)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
It's invention day in Professor Flutesnoot's class.
Reprints

Magic Mayhem (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco (credited)
Pencils
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Jellybean Jones; Archie Andrews; United Girls Against Jughead [Trula Twyst; Sandra Sanchez; Wendy Weatherbee; Debbie; Sassy Thrasher]; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead tells Jellybean a bedtime story where the students of Riverdale are witches and the United Girls Against Jughead tries to force Jughead to go to the big dance. Jughead uses his magic to foil their plans.
Reprints
Keywords
magic

How to Get Ready for School in Less Than 30 Seconds (Table of Contents: 42)

Professor Jughead's Educational Corner / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Gus LeMoine (credited)
Inks
Gus LeMoine (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead demonstrates his invention that helps Archie get ready for school in less than 30 seconds.
Reprints

The Prom (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
On their way to prom, Archie's car gets a flat tire. Reggie shows up and offers Veronica a ride, but she declines. Right after Reggie leaves, the fire chief shows up and offers the two a ride to prom in his new fire truck.
Reprints

The Quitter (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Coach Kleats is worried he is going to get fired and Archie rallies the team by faking quitting the team.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Newspaper Strip, March 4, 2001 (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones (Jughead's dad); Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead goes over to Archie's house to study, or is it to eat?

School Of Hard Knocks (Table of Contents: 46)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty gets hit in the head by a door by Mr. Weatherbee. Later, when she faints in the hall from the concussion, Veronica thinks she's faking it for sympathy.
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Back to School Blues (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica misses the first week of school and when she shows up with her designer dress she discovers that everybody else is wearing the same dress.
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Keywords
dress; fashion; revamp; sewing machine

Fireball (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vince DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vince DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Thinking it's on fire, Betty douses Veronica's new hat. That sets Veronica on a mission to completely sabotage Betty's standing as Riverdale High Safety Girl.
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Five Star Final (Table of Contents: 49)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Floyd Clayton
Synopsis
Coach Clayton asks Betty to transcribe a notebook with ratings of the various athletes he coaches. Reggie sneaks a peak at the notebook and jumps to the conclusion that Betty has a book with ratings of different boyfriends she's dated.
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Indexer Notes

Among the athlete ratings in the notebook is "Gorelick - minus one". "Gorelick" is Archie Comics staffer Victor Gorelick. Another ranking is "Doyle - none." "Doyle" is Archie Comics head writer Frank Doyle.

For Every Man . . . (Table of Contents: 50)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to prove who is better for Archie by trying in their own unique ways to get him elected Class President.
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Message Center (Table of Contents: 51)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Betty sees a notice on the bulletin board directing her to stay after school, on the day Archie was to walk her home. She doesn't find out until it's too late that the note was planted by Veronica.
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Poise Will Be Poise (Table of Contents: 52)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
After Veronica says she admires men with poise, Reggie and Betty try to break up her and Archie by causing Archie to have a lot of accidents.
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Keywords
practical jokes; water fountain; wax

The Reader Knows Best (Table of Contents: 53)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Marty Gardner
Letters
Vince DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis
Whoever collects the most petition signatures will get to go on a trip with the girls field hockey team as the guest of honor. Archie agrees to collect signatures for both Betty and Veronica, but assures the reader that he knows how to do this without getting into trouble.
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Keywords
bus; Fourth Wall; petition

Indexer Notes

Archie talks directly to the reader on page four.

Sound Off (Table of Contents: 54)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
In a story told entirely without dialogue, Veronica sabotages Betty and Archie's budding romance by getting Archie sent to the detention room, and then she and Betty both try to get sent to detention with Archie.
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She's Got Class! (Table of Contents: 55)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Jealous of the praise Betty receives for volunteering as a tutor after school, Veronica decides to teach a class on what she does best: attracting boys.
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Newspaper Strip, February 12, 2006 (Table of Contents: 56)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is struggling with a school assignment, so Veronica provides some incentive to keep him motivated.

School Bus-Ted! (Table of Contents: 57)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Midge Klump (cameo, flashback); Moose Mason (cameo, flashback); Betty Cooper (cameo, flashback); Jughead Jones (cameo, flashback); Chuck Clayton (cameo, flashback); Marty Morgan; Eddie Jones; Joe the Busdriver; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When his car breaks down Archie reluctantly decides to take the school bus, only to find the younger kids on the bus look up to him.
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School Rules (Table of Contents: 58)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cousin Leroy; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The class is asked to bring a young person in that the particular student has had a positive influence on. Since he's the only kid she knows, Veronica must bring in Cousin Leroy.
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The First Day of School (Table of Contents: 59)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tsk! Tsk! Late on the very first day of school!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
It's the first day of school and things just keep going wrong for Archie.
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The Welcoming Committee (Table of Contents: 60)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Susan (new Riverdale student); Agnes (new Riverdale student); Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Spotting two incoming freshmen students, Betty and Veronica try to extend a gesture of welcome. Their gesture, though, is treated with suspicion.
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A Class Act (Table of Contents: 61)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John Workman
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Dilton scores so high on a state test that he is awarded the opportunity to skip from junior year straight to college. But will he be able to leave all his friends and their special needs behind?
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Blue and Gold Yearbook (Table of Contents: 62)

Riverdale High School / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Maria Rodriguez; Frankie Valdez; Nancy Woods; Patton Howitzer; Hariett Burble; Coach Clayton; Michael Dee; Raul Flores; Professor Flutesnoot; Greta Grappler; Putnam Grimley; Geraldine Grundy; Ophelia Hammly; Coach Kleats; Miss Beazly; Miss Phlips; Hiram Gaffer; Svenson; Wanda Wheeler
Synopsis
A look at the students and faculty at Riverdale High, presented as pages from the school yearbook.
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Keywords
baseball; football; Jefferson Memorial; Lincoln Memorial; Prom; softball; US Capitol; Washington DC; Washington Memorial; yearbook
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Favorite Stories from the Past 75 Years!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Bowl Game
    Archie
  3. 2. Bully for You
    Archie
  4. 3. Fare Enough
    Archie
  5. 4. Foot Sore
    Jughead
  6. 5. Lamb Stew
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Professor Jughead's Educational Corner
    Jughead
  8. 7. Footsore and Weary
    Archie
  9. 8. In the Stretch
    Archie
  10. 9. The Sign
    Archie
  11. 10. Top Secret
    Jughead
  12. 11. Unsound of Music!
    Archie
  13. 12. Why Fight It!
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Wittle While You Work
    Jughead
  15. 14. Newspaper Strip, January 7, 2001
    Archie
  16. 15. Monsterpiece Theater!
    Chuck
  17. 16. Going Buggy
    Archie
  18. 17. Not So Perfect Date!
    Moose
  19. 18. Odd Ball
    Archie
  20. 19. Patch As Patch Can
    Archie
  21. 20. Photo Finish
    Betty
  22. 21. The Contract
    Archie
  23. 22. Words of Wisdom
    Archie
  24. 23. Newspaper Strip, March 14, 2004
    Archie
  25. 24. About Face
    Archie
  26. 25. "Coach" Weatherbee
    Archie
  27. 26. Bizarre Star
    Archie
  28. 27. Boots
    Jughead
  29. 28. The Class of 2027
    Mr. Weatherbee
  30. 29. The Specialist
    Coach Kleats
  31. 30. Glad Rags
    Jughead
  32. 31. Heads Up
    Archie
  33. 32. The Old School Spirit
    Mr. Weatherbee
  34. 33. Rivals?
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Svenson Appreciation Day
    Archie
  36. 35. Model Muddle
    Mr. Weatherbee
  37. 36. Soft Cell
    Jughead
  38. 37. The Uninvited Part I
    Archie
  39. 38. The Uninvited Part II
    Archie
  40. 39. Desk Jockey
    Jughead
  41. 40. Invention Day
    Dilton
  42. 41. Magic Mayhem
    Archie
  43. 42. How to Get Ready for School in Less Than 30 Seconds
    Professor Jughead's Educational Corner
  44. 43. The Prom
    Archie
  45. 44. The Quitter
    Archie at Riverdale
  46. 45. Newspaper Strip, March 4, 2001
    Archie
  47. 46. School Of Hard Knocks
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. Back to School Blues
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. Fireball
    Betty and Veronica
  50. 49. Five Star Final
    Betty and Veronica
  51. 50. For Every Man . . .
    Betty and Veronica
  52. 51. Message Center
    Betty and Veronica
  53. 52. Poise Will Be Poise
    Archie
  54. 53. The Reader Knows Best
    Betty and Veronica
  55. 54. Sound Off
    Betty and Veronica
  56. 55. She's Got Class!
    Veronica
  57. 56. Newspaper Strip, February 12, 2006
    Archie
  58. 57. School Bus-Ted!
    Archie
  59. 58. School Rules
    Betty and Veronica
  60. 59. The First Day of School
    Archie
  61. 60. The Welcoming Committee
    Betty and Veronica
  62. 61. A Class Act
    Dilton
  63. 62. Blue and Gold Yearbook
    Riverdale High School
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