(2016)

Archie, 2016 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
14.99 USD
Pages:
1004
On-sale date:
2016-04-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
ISBN:
978-1-62738-872-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781627388726
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
one-shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Archie #1, Winter 1942, Bob Montana (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

While Archie Andrews first appeared in Pep Comics #22 from 1941, this is the cover art by Bob Montana from his very first comic issue.

Life with Archie #2, September 1952, Harry Lucey (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This cover art by Harry Lucey features the popular "Three on a Soda" image.

B&V Summer Fun #3, June 1996, Dan DeCarlo (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This cover art is by Dan DeCarlo, who drew Betty and Veronica covers for nearly 50 years!

Archie #631, May 2012, Dan Parent (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Dan Parent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Valerie Smith
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This cover art by Dan Parent is for a historic issue in Archie Comics, in which Archie walked down Memory Lane and married Valerie Smith of Josie and the Pussycats!

Archie #647 (Variant), September 2013, Jeff Shultz (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jeff Shultz
Inks:
Jeff Shultz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A collector or "variant" cover is one that contains art that depicts characters in a style that differs from the norm. This variant cover art by Jeff Shultz is based on the iconic 1960 painting "Triple Self Portrait" by Norman Rockwell.

Archie #1, September 2015, Fiona Staples (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fiona Staples
Inks:
Fiona Staples
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This cover art by Eisner Award-winning artist Fiona Staples reimagined Archie comics for the relaunch of the Archie series in 2015.

Mess Code (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Superintendent Hassle; Miss Phlips
Synopsis:
Tired of the students messy clothes, Mr. Weatherbee institutes a dress code for the school.
Reprints:

Pin-Up Hangup (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee (photo)
Synopsis:
Archie can't seem to study without being distracted by thoughts of Betty and Veronica but Dilton has the solution.
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The Rewards (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Carlos Antunes
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is distracted from meeting Veronica by Miss Grundy's troubles.
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Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #267.

Getting It All Together (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie is having a bad day but then when he hears Reggie he finds out it could be worse.
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Charity Begins at Home (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks:
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones; Gladys Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Mary Andrews and Gladys Jones donate some of their kids things for a charity sale and Archie and Jughead come up with a plan to get their stuff back.

Tank Commander (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie discovers a plot to sabotage Mr. Lodge's collection of prize tropical fish.
Reprints:
Keywords:
tropical fish

Orange You Lovely? (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
James Gartler (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Hermione Lodge; Gilbert Cosgrove; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica stands Archie up to attend a party her parents are throwing for a movie star.
Reprints:
Keywords:
sunburn

Check It Out! (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Melanie Hobgood; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs; Evelyn Hobgood
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie join the Library Club to get closer to the new attractive librarian.
Keywords:
librarian; library

The Pick of the Brain (Table of Contents: 15)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie plans to use Dilton's new invention to learn while he sleeps. Reggie tries to take advantage of the situation, but it doesn't go well.
Reprints:

Operation: No Vacation (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Beazly; Nancy Woods; Svenson; Dilton Doiley; Greta Mittelbach; Ms. Floskins
Synopsis:
The school is considering eliminating summer break.

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:

Sounds of Silence (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Alison Flood
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Inspired by Jughead's dog whistle, Archie tries to carve one from scratch. However, when it's finished, the only response he gets is from Betty.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dog whistle

Fixit Friends (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie and Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Francis Bonnet (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead convince Mr. Lodge to let them fix his sink.
Reprints:
Keywords:
home improvement

My Buddy (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Gladys Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead outlines his relationship with Hot Dog.
Reprints:

Hard Day's Knights (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Both Archie and his dad have a bad day.

Lucky-Leaf (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Carlos Antunes
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead demonstrates that an oak leaf can be luckier than a four-leaf clover.
Reprints:
Keywords:
four leaf clover; good luck charm

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #19.

Mime Your Own Business! (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey
Inks:
Rex Lindsey
Colors:
Rex Lindsey
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Professor Flutesnoot (cameo)
Synopsis:
Jughead goes to school dressed as a mime and refuses to speak, enraging Moose when he asks Jughead a question.
Reprints:

The Contested Prize (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead wins six weeks free at a local health club.
Keywords:
health club

Don't Make Ginger Snap (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Ginger; Cinnamon (Ginger's cat)
Synopsis:
Archie helps Ginger care for her sick cat. The cat doesn't like Archie at all.
Reprints:

Serious Business (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sophie Rogers
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica stand in line to meet Sophie Rogers, a teen who sailed across the Atlantic by herself.
Keywords:
sailboat; sailing

The Route of the Matter (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty and Veronica / 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:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie has changed the route he takes to jog and the girls want to know why.
Reprints:
Keywords:
jogging

The Make-Over (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Barbara Slate; Samantha Slate
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jim Amash
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Smithers gets a envelope with drawn hearts.
Reprints:

Spartan Spa (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty and Veronica / 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:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty accompanies Veronica to an exclusive weight loss resort, but is excluded from the program because she's not a member.
Reprints:
Keywords:
jogging; massage; spa

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #242, pencils are credited to Dan DeCarlo Jr.

Running in the Fast Lane (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Lifson
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Coach Kleats; Victor Gorelick (cameo)
Synopsis:
Betty helps Archie train for the Riverdale High Mini Marathon, but everyone else has their own advice to give.
Reprints:
Keywords:
marathons; track

Canoe Believe This? (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Fred, Mary and Archie reminisce about the fun times they had in the family canoe.
Keywords:
canoe

The Case of the Missing Dolls (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Baker; Doyle; Alvin Calvin; Mr. Moriarty; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty discover who has been stealing the dolls from a Suzy's doll exhibit.

Water Boy (Table of Contents: 33)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Dan Parent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie decides to play a prank on Miss Grundy while she is watering her plants.
Reprints:

The Replacement (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper (cameo); Dilton Doiley (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Nancy Woods (cameo); Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie tries to find out who is taking Veronica to a charity event that he refused to attend.
Reprints:

Use Your Head! (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead gets a "bean-bouncer," a balloon attached to a headband and elastic, which allows the user to bounce the balloon against his head. Both Archie and Reggie get the same idea for a prank to play involving the device.
Reprints:
Keywords:
balloon; bean-bouncer; cement; yo-yos

Smooth Talker (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats asks Reggie to move the old exercise equipment to make way for the new equipment.
Reprints:
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Archie #1, Winter 1942, Bob Montana
    Archie
  3. 2. Life with Archie #2, September 1952, Harry Lucey
    Archie
  4. 3. B&V Summer Fun #3, June 1996, Dan DeCarlo
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Archie #631, May 2012, Dan Parent
    Archie
  6. 5. Archie #647 (Variant), September 2013, Jeff Shultz
    Archie
  7. 6. Archie #1, September 2015, Fiona Staples
    Archie
  8. 7. Mess Code
    Archie
  9. 8. Pin-Up Hangup
    Archie
  10. 9. The Rewards
    Archie
  11. 10. Getting It All Together
    Archie
  12. 11. Charity Begins at Home
    Archie
  13. 12. Tank Commander
    Archie
  14. 13. Orange You Lovely?
    Veronica
  15. 14. Check It Out!
    Archie & Friends
  16. 15. The Pick of the Brain
    Dilton
  17. 16. Operation: No Vacation
    Archie and the Gang
  18. 17. Not So Perfect Date!
    Moose
  19. 18. Sounds of Silence
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Fixit Friends
    Archie and Jughead
  21. 20. My Buddy
    Jughead
  22. 21. Hard Day's Knights
    Archie
  23. 22. Lucky-Leaf
    Jughead
  24. 23. Mime Your Own Business!
    Jughead
  25. 24. The Contested Prize
    Jughead
  26. 25. Don't Make Ginger Snap
    Archie
  27. 26. Serious Business
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. The Route of the Matter
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. The Make-Over
    Veronica
  30. 29. Spartan Spa
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Running in the Fast Lane
    Archie
  32. 31. Canoe Believe This?
    Archie
  33. 32. The Case of the Missing Dolls
    Archie
  34. 33. Water Boy
    Miss Grundy
  35. 34. The Replacement
    Archie
  36. 35. Use Your Head!
    Archie
  37. 36. Smooth Talker
    Archie
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