(October 2017)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
5.99 USD
Pages
190
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2017-08-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468558 25511
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Digest Size U. S.
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title: B&V Friends Fall Annual
Indicia title: B&V Friends (Fall Annual) Double Digest


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

B&V Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

[Your Pal Archie #1] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Don't Test My Patience (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Due to a mix-up, Veronica is accidentally given Dilton's grades on an aptitude test.
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Campaign Manager (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty notices the student body isn't thrilled with Veronica's assumption that she has Spring Festival Queen in the bag, so she starts talking Veronica up to the other students in hopes of reversing the trend.
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Mix and Match (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
The guys try to use a fish net to get the leaves out of Veronica's pool.
Reprints

Europe At a Glance (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie is broke, again, so he and Betty imagine a fancy date, jet setting all over Europe.
Reprints

In On the Game! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Nancy Woods; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica is too distracted by her makeup and boys to cheer lead properly.
Reprints
Keywords
cheerleader; football game

Silent Treatment (Table of Contents: 7)

B & V / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
The boys play charades against the girls.
Reprints

[Announcing the Series 5 Figures from Ghostbusters] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

New Girl on the Block (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica asks Betty about the new girl in school.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Back 2 School Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

And the Award Goes to... (Table of Contents: 11)

Katy Keene / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Andrew Pepoy (credited)
Pencils
Andrew Pepoy (credited)
Inks
Andrew Pepoy (credited)
Colors
Chad Fidler (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Randy Van Ronson; K. O. Kirby; Gloria Gold; Jane Rovers; Mackenzie Keene (cameo); Ignatius Caldwell Talent (cameo)
Synopsis
Katy attends the VTV Movie Awards in NYC and wins the prize for "Best Screen Kiss." Later she steps in to substitute for an ailing singer and wows the crowd.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Andrew Pepoy (credited)
Pencils
Andrew Pepoy (credited)
Inks
Andrew Pepoy (credited)
Colors
George Freeman (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ever since I started in modelling
Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene
Synopsis
Katy goes to great lengths to avoid the paparazzi while vacationing in a small seaside resort.
Reprints

Love in Blum (Table of Contents: 13)

Katy Keene and Her Sister Mackenzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Andrew Pepoy (credited)
Pencils
Andrew Pepoy (credited)
Inks
Andrew Pepoy (credited)
Colors
George Freeman (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Mackenzie Keene; Oleander Blum; Kara Nighly
Synopsis
Mackenzie sneaks onto Katy's movie set to meet Oleander Blum (Orlando Bloom). She ends up ruining outfit after outfit.
Reprints
Keywords
celebrity; fashion; movie set

Indexer Notes

Spoofs Orlando Bloom as "Oleander Blum", Pirates of the Caribbean as "Johnny the Pirate III", Julia Roberts as "Julia Roberrs", Brad Pitt as "Brad Fitt", and Keira Knightley as "Kara Nighly".

[Archie Mystery Bundle] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Heart A'la Carte (Table of Contents: 15)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty helps Ethel pick out a Valentines Day gift for Jughead.
Reprints
Keywords
Valentines Day

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Reader Fashions (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

The Right Card (Table of Contents: 19)

Midge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Midge gets a ride to the greeting card store from Reggie, an act of generosity he comes to regret.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Rater Daters (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The girls share stories about dumb dates they have gone on.
Reprints

Half A Point Well Taken (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty's dad tries to blend in with Betty's friends, but finds the generation gap too wide to bridge.
Reprints

Trying To Make Up (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Maria; Gloria Gudlooks; Ethel Muggs: Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica has been wanting to do a makeover on someone all day.
Reprints

Kiss Me, You Fool! (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty accidentally kisses Jughead.
Reprints

Hotshot Friend (Table of Contents: 24)

B & V / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Venice Bilton
Synopsis
Veronica is visited by her old friend Venice Bilton.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Venice Bilton is a parody of Paris Hilton.

Lend Me Your Era (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty researches the 1950's for a story she is writing.
Reprints

Generation Flap (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty's parents act like teenagers to teach her a lesson on her recent behavior.
Reprints

Fashion Enforcer (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson the janitor; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica takes a bit of sarcasm from Nancy to heart and starts roaming the halls issuing citations for fashion violations.
Reprints

The Homecoming Queen (Table of Contents: 28)

Ethel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Brian Kowak; Wanda Desmond; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When the homecoming queen is injured in an automobile accident, Ethel is selected to take her place.
Reprints
Keywords
Homecoming

Not This Time (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is getting tired of being manipulated.
Reprints

Tree Stooges (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Dobbs; Nicky Dobbs; Billy Dobbs
Synopsis
Betty's neighbor keeps allowing his kids to jump in and scatter the pile of leaves Betty keeps raking up. Then she gets an idea to teach the oblivious neighbor a lesson in respect for others.
Reprints

Drama Queen (Table of Contents: 31)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Beaten out for the role of Juliet in the school production of "Romeo and Juliet", Veronica decides to stage her own version of the play with her in the lead and a modern twist to the production.
Reprints

A Different Kind of Classroom (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nadine Wittier; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty meets a girl at the mall and finds out she is home-schooled.
Reprints

The Whiff Supreme (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
To allow her to compete with Veronica, Dilton tries to duplicate a sample of Veronica's expensive perfume in his lab for Betty.
Reprints

It's In the Stars (Table of Contents: 34)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Impressed with Ethel's success following astrology, Betty tries it to get closer to Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
astrology; horoscope

Gift Goof! (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to give Moose some hints on what to buy Midge.

[Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Rachel Antonoff / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Namesake (Table of Contents: 37)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica shows Archie the new racehorse her dad bought.
Reprints
Keywords
horse racing

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

Battle of the Bugs (Table of Contents: 39)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Suzie; Ferdie; Uncle Blunderbus
Synopsis
Suzie's dad bought a cabin in Noisy Swamp, and he wants Suzie and Ferdie to spend the night with him there.
Reprints

Shoes Your Partner (Table of Contents: 40)

Ginger / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky Jones; Patsy; Tony Di Lopola
Synopsis
Ickky is tired of being a runt so he has a shoemaker build up the soles of his shoes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Relax a Bit (Table of Contents: 43)

Nancy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
T. J. Kirsch (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Polly Cooper; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Betty and Nancy travel to New York City for a cheer-leading competition.
Keywords
cheerleader

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

Dizzy Tizzy (Table of Contents: 45)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's faint praise is good enough for Ethel.
Reprints

[Your Pal Archie #1] (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
?

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

The Road Worrier (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ty Templeton (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Ty Templeton (credited)
Colors
Andre Szymanowicz (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Professor Flutesnoot (cameo)
Synopsis
When Jughead decides to learn to drive, he is blackballed by every driving instructor in town, so he persuades Archie to teach him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Preview

[All New Classic Archie] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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

[Read it all on the Archie App.] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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

Riverdale (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    B&V Friends
  2. 1. [Your Pal Archie #1]
  3. 2. Don't Test My Patience
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Campaign Manager
    Betty's Diary
  5. 4. Mix and Match
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Europe At a Glance
    Betty
  7. 6. In On the Game!
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Silent Treatment
    B & V
  9. 8. [Announcing the Series 5 Figures from Ghostbusters]
    Diamond Select; Ghostbusters
  10. 9. New Girl on the Block
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. [Back 2 School Bundle Pack]
  12. 11. And the Award Goes to...
    Katy Keene
  13. 12. ["Ever since I started in modelling"]
    Katy Keene
  14. 13. Love in Blum
    Katy Keene and Her Sister Mackenzie
  15. 14. [Archie Mystery Bundle]
  16. 15. Heart A'la Carte
    Ethel
  17. 16. [Subscribe Today!]
  18. 17. Reader Fashions
    Veronica
  19. 18. [Subscribe Today!]
  20. 19. The Right Card
    Midge
  21. 20. Rater Daters
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Half A Point Well Taken
    Betty
  23. 22. Trying To Make Up
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Kiss Me, You Fool!
    Betty
  25. 24. Hotshot Friend
    B & V
  26. 25. Lend Me Your Era
    Betty's Diary
  27. 26. Generation Flap
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Fashion Enforcer
    Veronica
  29. 28. The Homecoming Queen
    Ethel
  30. 29. Not This Time
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Tree Stooges
    Betty
  32. 31. Drama Queen
    Veronica
  33. 32. A Different Kind of Classroom
    Betty
  34. 33. The Whiff Supreme
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. It's In the Stars
    Betty
  36. 35. Gift Goof!
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. [Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff]
    Rachel Antonoff
  38. 37. Namesake
    Veronica
  39. 38. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  40. 39. Battle of the Bugs
    Suzie
  41. 40. Shoes Your Partner
    Ginger
  42. 41. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  43. 42. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  44. 43. Relax a Bit
    Nancy
  45. 44. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!]
  46. 45. Dizzy Tizzy
    Ethel
  47. 46. [Your Pal Archie #1]
    Archie
  48. 47. The Road Worrier
    Archie
  49. 48. [All New Classic Archie]
  50. 49. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  51. 50. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  52. 51. Riverdale
    CW
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