(2016)

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Volume
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Price
10.99 USD
Pages
226
Indicia Frequency
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On-sale date
2016-08-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie & Friends All-Stars
ISBN
978-1-62738-952-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
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Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
6 inches x 8 3/4 inches most issues; #14 (8 inches by 11 inches)
Binding
Trade Paperback

Issue Notes

Volume 26 of Archie & Friends All Stars Series


"Girls Rule!" (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?

Friends 'Til The End!" Part 1 and 2 (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 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; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Charlene; television host
Synopsis
A TV film crew hunting for the best friends in America follows Betty and Veronica. All goes well until they quarrel over Archie and each decide to get new best friends. When the show airs they remember how much fun they'd been having together, and rush to reconcile... then immediately start quarreling over Archie again.
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The New Girl in Town (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Brigitte Riley; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica hatch a plan to get back at Reggie for snubbing a new student who is overweight.
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Bicentennial Banter (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Bauman; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Big Ethel Muggs; unnamed Riverdale High students
Synopsis
The girls teach the boys about some of the females who played decisive roles in the American Revolution during rehersal for a play.
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Girl Power (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Haley Gillen; Denise (museum tour guide)
Synopsis
Archie's dad is mad his grades are dropping because he's spending too much time on girls. He goes to a library, museum, and gym and ends up meeting more girls.
Keywords
aerobics; grades; homework; report card

The Battle of the Jitterbugs (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When Veronica says that girls are better than boys at dancing, Reggie sets up a jitterbug contest that pits himself and Archie against Betty and Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
cross dressing; dance

Sweet as Butter (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
John Workman

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is being suspiciously nice to everyone.
Reprints
Keywords
prom queen

Obstacle Coarse (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
When Jughead and Archie sneer at the girls' dedication to aerobics, Veronica challenges them to a contest to see who is more physically fit.
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Cheer Factor (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz; Suzannah Rowntree
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon A'Agostino

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jaime (cheerleading coach); Jordie; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead tries out for the cheerleading squad.
Reprints
Keywords
cheer; cheerleader

Meow Row (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Tiger Girl [Betty Cooper]; Meow Girl [Veronica Lodge]; Cape Man [Archie Andrews]
Synopsis
Meow Girl, Appletown's only female super-hero, is jealous of the press Cape Man gets. She sets a trap to snare the hero, forcing his downtrodden assistant to assume the identity of Tiger Girl and come to his rescue.
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Let Betty Do It (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Kathleen Webb
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty becomes fed up with constantly helping all of her friends.
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Indexer Notes

story from Betty's Diary

A Women's Lib-Rib (Table of Contents: 11)

That Wilkin Boy / 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
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Uncle Herman
Synopsis
Bingo is depressed because Samantha is so much stronger than he is, so Uncle Herman suggests challenging her to some games that he can beat her at.
Reprints
Keywords
board game; checkers; horseshoe; weight lifting

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 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; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Abandoned by the boys due to the ongoing basketball playoffs, Betty convinces the girls to have fun as a group rather than sit and pine for the missing males.
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200 Things I Like About You! part 1, 2, 3, and 4 (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dan Nakrosis

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Midge Klump; Cricket; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Alice Cooper; Polly Cooper (Betty's older sister); Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica search for reasons to remain friends.
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Women's Rights (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie is mad Veronica broke her promise and is taking Reggie to see a play instead.
Reprints
Keywords
black eye; fight; punch

Modest Mood (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Gerald; Gary
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't like conceited boys.
Reprints
Keywords
hiking; woods

The Great Switcheroo! (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie ? / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tania Del Rio
Pencils
Gisele Lagace
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Archina Andrews [Archie Andrews]; Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Regina Mantle [Reggie Mantle]; Billy Cooper [Betty Cooper]; Ron Lodge [Veronica Lodge]; J.J. [Jughead Jones]; Haute Dog [Hot Dog]; Mouse Mason [Moose Mason]; Mr. Grundy [Miss Grundy]; Mr. Beazly [Miss Beazly]; Ms. Weatherbee [Mr. Weatherbee]; Dilly Doiley [Dilton Doiley]; Joey and The Junkyard Dogs [Josie and The Pussycats]; Mr. Andrews [Mary Andrews]; Mrs. Andrews [Fred Andrews]; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When the gang fights about which gender has it easiest, Salem casts a spell on Riverdale switching everyone's genders. Next, we see a normal day with the gang switched around. Sabrina eventually reverses the spell by raining magic dust on the gang at a concert.
Reprints
Keywords
gender swap

Chase Race (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
It's a Sadie Hawkins Day race.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; dance

A Battle Royal (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate (cameo); Polly Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle (flashback); Hermione Lodge; Willow (Veronica's pet cockapoo); Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty writes an article in the paper about the 10 most fashionable girls at school but leaves Veronica's name out of the list. That makes Veronica angry and she talks about Betty behind her back -- and Betty finds out. Both are hurt, and they angrily decide to terminate their friendship. Only Polly and Mrs. Lodge remind them of why they were friends in the first place.
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You Came a Long Way, Baby (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are amused by the selection of Miss Grundy to give a lecture on women's rights. It takes Mr. Weatherbee, outlining all the pioneering gains Miss Grundy fought for in her past, to change the girls' opinion.
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Sleepover! Part 1 and 2 (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Brigitte; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has three friends over for a sleepover but strange things keep happening.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling; halloween; movie theatre; pizza; pool; pumpkin; scary; silly string; sleepover; slumber party; water balloon

Radio Daze part 1 and 2 (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Howie Stein; Pam Ambersome; Jason Blossom; Mr. Reynolds
Synopsis
Cheryl while stuck in traffic calls into a radio show. She gets such good ratings, she gets her own radio show.
Reprints
Keywords
radio; wig

Indexer Notes

Howie Stein is a parody of Howard Stern. Peg Ambersome is a parody of Pamela Anderson.

The Trouble With Girls (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Holly G!
Pencils
Holly G!
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Cathy; Jill
Synopsis
Jughead leaves the diner because all the guys are complaining about women.
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Poor Little Rich Girl! (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese (signed)
Inks
George Frese (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jenkins the butler; Marie the maid
Synopsis
Veronica breaks a date with Archie to spend the night at home with Betty. Later that night, Veronica confesses her loneliness due to inattentive parents and the barrier her wealth and privilege creates between her and the other Riverdale students. She and Betty become closer friends because of it.
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Indexer Notes

Story is actually 7 pages long. There are two page 6's.

Best Friends (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Nina (a realtor); Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Aunt Clara; Smithers; Archie Andrews (cameo); Flashbacks: Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is moving out of Riverdale, but doesn't seem too happy about it.
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No Fear (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Trula Twyst; grillmaster; pretty girls
Synopsis
Trula insists that Jughead's avoidance of girls is due to the fact that he subconsciously fears them. To prove her wrong Jughead seeks out associations with girls, but they go so badly that soon he really is gripped with fear.
Reprints
Keywords
beach

Photo Op! (Table of Contents: 26)

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
Synopsis
Betty feels scorned by Veronica when she is not included in the innumerable pictures of Veronica's friends.
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Friendship Wrecked (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty believes she and Veronica have the perfect friendship according to a book she read.
Reprints
Keywords
ice cream; sharing; shoes; shopping

The Chase (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / 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; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
On "Backwards Day" Ethel asks Jughead to go to the school dance.
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Best Buds (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Cynthia Van Loot
Synopsis
Veronica is tired of her friends and their mundane conversations.
Reprints
Keywords
golf course; horseback riding

Share & Share Alike (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Midge tells Moose about all the things Betty and Veronica share in their friendship.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. "Girls Rule!"
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Friends 'Til The End!" Part 1 and 2
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. The New Girl in Town
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Bicentennial Banter
    Archie and the Gang
  5. 4. Girl Power
    Archie
  6. 5. The Battle of the Jitterbugs
    Archie
  7. 6. Sweet as Butter
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Obstacle Coarse
    Archie and the Gang
  9. 8. Cheer Factor
    Jughead
  10. 9. Meow Row
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Let Betty Do It
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. A Women's Lib-Rib
    That Wilkin Boy
  13. 12. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. 200 Things I Like About You! part 1, 2, 3, and 4
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Women's Rights
    Archie
  16. 15. Modest Mood
    Veronica
  17. 16. The Great Switcheroo!
    Archie ?
  18. 17. Chase Race
    Archie
  19. 18. A Battle Royal
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. You Came a Long Way, Baby
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Sleepover! Part 1 and 2
    Veronica
  22. 21. Radio Daze part 1 and 2
    Cheryl Blossom
  23. 22. The Trouble With Girls
    Archie
  24. 23. Poor Little Rich Girl!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Best Friends
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. No Fear
    Jughead
  27. 26. Photo Op!
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Friendship Wrecked
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. The Chase
    Jughead
  30. 29. Best Buds
    Veronica
  31. 30. Share & Share Alike
    Betty and Veronica
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