(December 2017)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2017-10-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469517 28311
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title: Archie Holiday Annual
Indicia title: Archie (Holiday Annual) Double Digest


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Galvan (signed)
Inks
Bill Galvan (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Santa Claus; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords
rocketship

[Riverdale Volume One] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

One Person's Trash (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead start a business taking the items rich people throw away and refurbishing them and selling them to others.
Reprints

Christmas Deed! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's good deed leads to a series of events that pay him back.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Out on a Limb (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie helps put up Christmas decorations for Mr. Weatherbee at the school but accidentally breaks the metal deer he is supposed to put in the schoolyard.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Run for the Hills (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Al Hartley (see notes)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie is coming to the Lodge mansion to deliver Christmas gifts but Mr. Lodge and Veronica are worried he will break something.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Credits incorrectly state Bill Yoshida lettered this story.

Cleaning Agent (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead coaches Archie on how to avoid cleaning his room, but their mothers know all the tricks.
Reprints
Keywords
Mother

[It's Good to Be the King!] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Diamond Select; Kingdom Hearts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Pop!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie tells Pop Tate he'll be back for two to go, but never tells him two what.
Reprints
Keywords
Chock'lit Shop

[Archie's Holiday Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Prank and File (Table of Contents: 10)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vince DeCarlo (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkins; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Alec; Mr. Bumble
Synopsis
Linda and Alec scheme to let Linda go to the state fair with Wilbur and Alec instead of Laurie.
Reprints

Finders Keepers (Table of Contents: 11)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur; Slats
Synopsis
Wilbur dropped a coin and Slats finds it.
Reprints

[Archie Mystery Bundle] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Christmas Present Tense (Table of Contents: 13)

The New Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Eugene; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Amani
Synopsis
The guys try to help Eugene pick out a Christmas present for Amani while the girls try to help Amani get a present for Eugene.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

The Write Way (Table of Contents: 14)

The New Archies / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks
Joe Edwards (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Eugene; Amani
Synopsis
Amani forgot her tutoring session with Eugene.

[Marvel Comics Digest #3] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The Voting Game (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are running for class president. Reggie runs a negative campaign but Jughead comes up with posters to counter every move Reggie makes.
Reprints

[Collect the Classics] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Job Jibe (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is working for Mr. Lodge, but seems to have no chance of advancement.
Reprints

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Archie's Image Fashions (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Archie with four fashion designs.

[Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Rachel Antonoff / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly Archie---Everytime we have a date we stay in and watch T.V.!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Betty watch TV but Betty would rather have gone to a movie.
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Grid Skid (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Coach tries to motivate Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Archie's Robot! (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie and Me / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie decides to prove his worth to Mr. Weatherbee by building a great science project: a robot.
Reprints
Keywords
robot

Bubble-Trouble (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie and Me / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats; Miss Geraldine Grundy; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
Archie steps into the role of detective.
Reprints

Team Esteem (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are both glory-hounds on the football field. That's until they see the girls' volleyball team play and recognize the value of teamwork.
Reprints
Keywords
football; volleyball

Docudramarama (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead follow Mr. Lodge around shooting a documentary film.
Reprints

The Inferior Decorators (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The day before Veronica's living room is due to be re-decorated, Archie gets Mr. Lodge's permission to throw a "graffiti party," where everyone is free to paint messages that will be covered up by the new paint job.
Reprints
Keywords
graffiti

Indexer Notes

One of the messages on the wall is "Rudy Loves Mary," referring to inker Rudy Lapick and his wife. Other names include "Vic" (art director Victor Gorelick) and "Barry Baby" (colorist Barry Grossman).

Artful Dodgeballers (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Coach Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Archie, Jughead and Reggie remember a dodgeball game they played as kids.
Keywords
dodgeball

Cool Collectibles (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
After cleaning out the garage and finding some items that were collectibles, Archie and Fred buy up a bunch of items they think will be collectible in the future.

I Spy (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a security system installed so he can tell when Archie is in the house. Archie uses the system to capture burglars in the Lodge mansion.
Reprints

Rubber Romp (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is taking an inner tube to school to give a talk on his tubing trip.
Reprints

Head Games! (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters to figure out what Archie is thinking.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, let's make this a fun date!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Buddy System (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Fred and Mary look at photographs of Archie and Jughead as children and their life-long friendship.

Come Blow Your Horn (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie causes chaos at Veronica's house when he and Jughead start messing with Mr. Lodge's alphorn.
Reprints

Jingle Belles (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters
Santa Claus; Jingles; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jingles is sent to Riverdale by Santa Claus to spread the Christmas spirit.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas Tree

Indexer Notes

Story is in four parts

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

A Bone to Pick (Table of Contents: 40)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Fred Andrews; Santa Claus; Spotty; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Little Archie lends Santa Claus the new leash he bought for Spotty so Santa can repair his sleigh.
Keywords
Christmas

Expectations (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Little Archie
Synopsis
Fred and Mary buy a Christmas wreath, and Little Archie comes home with one also.
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas wreath

Christmas Laffs (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Spotty; Little Jughead; Little Reggie; Little Veronica; Mr. Weatherbee

Indexer Notes

Three gags. First gag is about Miss Grundy giving the children a present.

Coachie (Table of Contents: 43)

One of Little Archie's Teachers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Jughead; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach Kleats tries to make a basketball shot.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

[All New Classic Archie] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

Wool Pull (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to flatter his parents but Fred knows it is report card day.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

Prize Proof (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead has a portable vacuum.
Reprints

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

Favorite Christmas Things!! (Table of Contents: 49)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle.

[Subscribe Today!] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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

A Caroling We Will Go (Table of Contents: 51)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Leroy (Veronica's cousin)
Synopsis
Betty organizes a Christmas caroling group for charity. Veronica and Reggie create a rival singing group using high tech equipment hoping to become famous.
Reprints
Keywords
caroling; Christmas; music; singing; song

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!] (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

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

[Read it all on the Archie App.] (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

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

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 55) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Riverdale Volume One]
  3. 2. One Person's Trash
    Archie
  4. 3. Christmas Deed!
    Archie
  5. 4. Out on a Limb
    Archie
  6. 5. Run for the Hills
    Archie
  7. 6. Cleaning Agent
    Archie
  8. 7. [It's Good to Be the King!]
    Diamond Select; Kingdom Hearts
  9. 8. ["Hey, Pop!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  10. 9. [Archie's Holiday Bundle Pack]
  11. 10. Prank and File
    Wilbur
  12. 11. Finders Keepers
    Wilbur
  13. 12. [Archie Mystery Bundle]
  14. 13. Christmas Present Tense
    The New Archies
  15. 14. The Write Way
    The New Archies
  16. 15. [Marvel Comics Digest #3]
  17. 16. The Voting Game
    Archie
  18. 17. [Collect the Classics]
  19. 18. Job Jibe
    Archie
  20. 19. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  21. 20. Archie's Image Fashions
    Archie
  22. 21. [Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff]
    Rachel Antonoff
  23. 22. ["Golly Archie---Everytime we have a date we stay in and watch T.V.!"]
    Archie Pin-Up
  24. 23. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  25. 24. Grid Skid
    Archie
  26. 25. Archie's Robot!
    Archie and Me
  27. 26. Bubble-Trouble
    Archie and Me
  28. 27. Team Esteem
    Archie
  29. 28. Docudramarama
    Archie
  30. 29. The Inferior Decorators
    Archie
  31. 30. Artful Dodgeballers
    Archie
  32. 31. Cool Collectibles
    Archie
  33. 32. I Spy
    Archie
  34. 33. Rubber Romp
    Archie
  35. 34. Head Games!
    Archie
  36. 35. ["Archie, let's make this a fun date!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  37. 36. Buddy System
    Archie
  38. 37. Come Blow Your Horn
    Archie
  39. 38. Jingle Belles
    Archie
  40. 39. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  41. 40. A Bone to Pick
    Little Archie
  42. 41. Expectations
    Little Archie
  43. 42. Christmas Laffs
    Little Archie
  44. 43. Coachie
    One of Little Archie's Teachers
  45. 44. [All New Classic Archie]
  46. 45. Wool Pull
    Archie
  47. 46. [Subscribe Today!]
  48. 47. Prize Proof
    Archie
  49. 48. [Subscribe Today!]
  50. 49. Favorite Christmas Things!!
    Archie
  51. 50. [Subscribe Today!]
  52. 51. A Caroling We Will Go
    Archie & Friends
  53. 52. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!]
  54. 53. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  55. 54. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  56. 55. [Riverdale]
    CW
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