(May 2017)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2017-04-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469517 27711
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Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Vegas
Keywords
frisbee

[Road to Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Pinarchio! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Pinarchio [Archie Andrews]; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Blue Fairy [Betty Cooper]; Jugocchio [Jughead Jones]
Synopsis
A spoof of the story Pinocchio, with Hiram Lodge creating a marionette named Pinarchio that comes to life.
Keywords
marionette

Tips and All (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Stan Karlin; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
When Archie hears that one of the guys in town used to play major league baseball, he asks him for some tips.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Drive By Knight (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Tyler
Synopsis
Archie refuses to use directions to get to Tyler's party and gets lost.
Reprints

A Date with Fate! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie decide they've been seeing a lot of each other so break a date to spend some time apart. They both end up at the local mall and keep running into each other. They run into each other so many times they decide to have lunch together.
Reprints
Keywords
mall

Doin' Home Work (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie needs to study.
Reprints

Career Sphere (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Ms. Burble
Synopsis
Archie talks to his guidance counselor about what he wants to do when he grows up.
Reprints
Keywords
pyramid; Sphinx

[The Boys Are Back!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select; MiniMates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Strike Strategy (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Caroline
Synopsis
Archie shows Veronica the baseball team's pitching machine. When he tries to make time with Caroline, Veronica turns the machine on him.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; sports

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie's SuperTeens / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Captain Hero [Jughead Jones]; Superteen [Betty Cooper]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Super Teens reprints.

Knack of Time (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie as Captain Pureheart / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
Sal Contrera (credited)
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Captain Pureheart]; Reggie Mantle [as Evilheart]; Veronica Lodge; Time Wizard
Synopsis
Pureheart, Evilheart and Veronica take a trip through time with the dastardly but incompetent Time Wizard, whose time-travel box keeps sending them all to the wrong era in history.
Reprints
Keywords
abominable snowman; colonial America; dinosaur; Egypt; knights; pirate; Salem MA; time travel; walk the plank

Postage Due (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie as Captain Pureheart / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Captain Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Unnamed villain; Two unnamed postal employees; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
An unnamed villain robs the post office, poses as a mailman and uses a special perfume in an attempt to get Mr. Lodge and fellow business associates to lose their jobs after an invention of theirs caused this villain to lose his job. Archie becomes Captain Pureheart, and through various blunders, captures the villain and saves the day.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is a two-part story.

[Archie #18] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[Riverdale #1] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Jog Agog (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica can't jog with Archie because their jogging suits clash.
Reprints
Keywords
jogging

Mail Travail (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tells Veronica about the new postal worker.
Reprints

[Jughead #13] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Alone At Last (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Matt Maley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie can't seem to keep Veronica away from other men.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Little Archie and His Pals] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is this Armand A. Legg at "Ski High Motors"? This is Archie Andrews!
Genre
teen
Characters
Armand A. Legg; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie calls the dealer about a problem with his father's new car.
Reprints

Bounce Back Talk (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica thinks a kid is wasting his time bouncing a ball off a wall, but Archie explains he used to do the same thing and think about various things while doing it.
Reprints

Fair Is Fair (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is upset because Archie spends too much time in his house.
Reprints

Video Strategy (Table of Contents: 23)

Life with Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Howard Bender (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie imagines what it would be like if his life was a video game.
Reprints
Keywords
video games

Ground Game (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred and Archie dig a garden.
Reprints

Plant Problems (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie talks to Veronica's plant and Reggie tries to trick him into thinking the plant talked back.
Reprints

Big Blow-Up (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Andy
Synopsis
Archie finds a note that was tied to a balloon from a class trying to see how far their balloons will travel before they are found.
Reprints

Skateboard Bummer (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Winfield
Synopsis
Winfield is unsure about giving his business to Mr. Lodge, fearing Mr. Lodge can't connect with teenagers because of his age. An accident with Archie's skateboard convinces Winfield that Mr. Lodge can handle the youth market.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboard

A Cheap Date Contest! (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
The local paper is having a "Cheap Date" contest and Archie takes Betty on a date in an attempt to win the contest.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is a sequel of sorts to an earlier Archie story where Betty won a Cheap Date contest sponsored by the paper.

Reach Out and Fool Someone (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Both Betty and Veronica pose as telemarketers trying to get Archie to change his phone service.
Reprints
Keywords
telemarketer

The Times Are a-Changin' (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Artie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's grandfather, Artie, visits Riverdale High and is surprised at all the progressive changes that have been made.
Reprints

Slow Burn (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie claims to have a bad sunburn as an excuse for not doing his homework.
Reprints

Archie's Lotsa Yocks Puzzle!! (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle.

Mr. Clean (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy catches Archie sleeping in class.
Reprints

[Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

Rachel Antonoff / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Talent Fight (Table of Contents: 35)

The Little Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Little Betty; Little Veronica; Little Archie; Little Jughead; Little Reggie; Fangs Fogerty
Synopsis
The Little Archies win a talent contest with a humorous music act.
Reprints

Flower Power (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Little Archie; Little Betty; Little Reggie; Little Veronica; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Trying to outdo Little Archie, Little Reggie takes a bouquet of flowers to Little Veronica but unknown to him they are really poison ivy.
Keywords
poison ivy

A Dusty Destiny (Table of Contents: 37)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Little Archie; Little Jughead
Synopsis
Little Archie and Little Jughead accidentally cover Mr. Weatherbee in powdered charcoal.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Neat Feat (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is oblivious to noise when studying.
Reprints

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Race Ace (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wears a race suit to rind an amusement park ride.
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

Base Bawl (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie drops a fly ball.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

[Welcome to the new Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

Double Trouble (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Sharon Taylor; Karen Taylor
Synopsis
Archie has a date with Sharon Taylor and Reggie has a date with her twin sister Karen Taylor. Things get confusing when they are both at the same restaurant.
Reprints
Keywords
twins

Wrong Number (Table of Contents: 46)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
An inter-dimensional delivery service accidentally delivers to the Andrews house an answering machine from the future.
Reprints

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

[Read it all on the Archie App.] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Road to Riverdale]
  3. 2. Pinarchio!
    Archie
  4. 3. Tips and All
    Archie
  5. 4. Drive By Knight
    Archie
  6. 5. A Date with Fate!
    Archie
  7. 6. Doin' Home Work
    Archie
  8. 7. Career Sphere
    Archie
  9. 8. [The Boys Are Back!]
    Diamond Select; MiniMates
  10. 9. Strike Strategy
    Archie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie's SuperTeens
  12. 11. Knack of Time
    Archie as Captain Pureheart
  13. 12. Postage Due
    Archie as Captain Pureheart
  14. 13. [Archie #18]
  15. 14. [Riverdale #1]
  16. 15. Jog Agog
    Archie
  17. 16. Mail Travail
    Archie
  18. 17. [Jughead #13]
  19. 18. Alone At Last
    Archie
  20. 19. [Little Archie and His Pals]
  21. 20. ["Is this Armand A. Legg at "Ski High Motors"? This is Archie Andrews!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  22. 21. Bounce Back Talk
    Archie
  23. 22. Fair Is Fair
    Archie
  24. 23. Video Strategy
    Life with Archie
  25. 24. Ground Game
    Archie
  26. 25. Plant Problems
    Archie
  27. 26. Big Blow-Up
    Archie
  28. 27. Skateboard Bummer
    Archie
  29. 28. A Cheap Date Contest!
    Archie
  30. 29. Reach Out and Fool Someone
    Archie
  31. 30. The Times Are a-Changin'
    Archie
  32. 31. Slow Burn
    Archie
  33. 32. Archie's Lotsa Yocks Puzzle!!
    Archie
  34. 33. Mr. Clean
    Archie
  35. 34. [Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff]
    Rachel Antonoff
  36. 35. Talent Fight
    The Little Archies
  37. 36. Flower Power
    Little Archie
  38. 37. A Dusty Destiny
    Little Archie
  39. 38. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  40. 39. Neat Feat
    Archie
  41. 40. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  42. 41. Race Ace
    Archie
  43. 42. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  44. 43. Base Bawl
    Archie
  45. 44. [Welcome to the new Archie Comics]
  46. 45. Double Trouble
    Archie
  47. 46. Wrong Number
    Archie
  48. 47. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  49. 48. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  50. 49. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  51. 50. [Riverdale]
    CW
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