(December 2018)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
6.99 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year
On-sale date
2018-10-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469517 29311
Editing
?
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
Bill Galvan (signed)
Inks
Bill Galvan (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought I’d get a jump on fall!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Vegas

[How to get your free comic] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Vicious Cycle! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Kevin Keller; Dilton Doiley; Toni Topaz; Theodore
Synopsis
Dilton has a job at Daycycle, a new cycling studio, and brings his friends in for the Grand Opening.
Keywords
cycling

Indexer Notes

Despite the feature name, Archie is absent in this story.

Leaf It Alone (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Struck by the color of a fallen autumn leaf, Veronica obsessively tries to find an outfit or accessory in the same color.
Reprints

All Systems Go! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's scheme to snatch a few more minutes of sleep in the morning doesn't go as planned.
Reprints

The Last Straw (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica wants Archie to fix the scarecrow for the school play.
Reprints
Keywords
scarecrow; school play

Pocket Change! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie likes Jughead's new vest that has lots of pockets.
Reprints

Style Guile (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / 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
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jensen; Barnes
Synopsis
Baggy pants are the rage in Riverdale.
Reprints

The Real Ghostbusters (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you getting Betty for her birthday?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead asks Archie what he is getting Betty for her birthday.
Reprints

[Read it all on the Archie App] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

A Calculated Risk (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
drama; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mr. Mantle; Mrs. Mantle; Chuck Clayton (cameo); Nancy Woods (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); the Serpent (a local computer hacker); Mary Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis
Both Archie and Reggie are doing poorly in calculus class. Archie gets his car taken away from him until his grades improve, and Reggie's parents remind him that without excellent grades he won't be able to attend their college. So Reggie enlists a local computer hacker to get the answers to the next big calculus test and offers them to Archie.
Reprints

[Archie #700] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Holiday Coloring Book] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Traffic Signs For Archie & The Gang (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones [Forsythe P. Jones III]; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Reprints

[The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

spell-bound (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is writing an article about Dilton winning the school spelling bee.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Aim Game (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie phones Reggie to call off their feud.
Reprints

Car-Rumba (Table of Contents: 19)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle: Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie tries to sabotage Archie's planned date with Veronica.
Reprints

Image Scrimmage (Table of Contents: 20)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beautiful! Beautiful!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead makes Reggie think his reflection is talking to him.
Reprints

The Final Obstacle (Table of Contents: 21)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie have a cross-country race, the winner gets Veronica.
Reprints

The Visitor (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Gaston; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie causes havoc at the Lodge mansion by his clumsiness.
Reprints

The Big Ditch (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead gets tired of Archie ditching him all the time to go do something else and gets his revenge.
Reprints

A Real Foul Ball (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Everyone thinks that gangs of rotten kids are looting homes in the neighborhood, but Archie proves that an adult is the real criminal.
Reprints

Bird Brainer (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Polly [Goldie]; Mr. Rock; Mr. Rogers; Jena
Synopsis
Archie is working at a pet store. The talking parrot keeps getting him into trouble, until it helps him get a date with a pretty girl.
Reprints
Keywords
parrot; pet store

Indexer Notes

The parrot's name unaccountably changes half-way through the story. GCD record at Archie Double Digest # 232 credits inks to Mike Esposito, colors to Barry Grossman, and letters to Bill Yoshida.

Zoo-Illogical (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants to become a zoologist.
Reprints

Football Fun (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Rose (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead volunteer to coach a youth football team.
Keywords
football; volunteer

The Tip Off (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Confusion results when Archie starts looking for aglets for Jughead and Reggie and Veronica don't know what they are.
Reprints

Club Hopping (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Holly Hipplemeyer; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie tries to get involved in extracurricular activities to meet a new girl in school.
Reprints
Keywords
chemistry; marching band; volleyball

Football Star (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's parents don't get to see him play in the big football game.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Raking It In (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews orders Archie to rake the leaves from the lawn. In a sequence of favors, the whole gang gets the job done.
Reprints

Fan Elan (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead camp out to be the first in line for the new Stargazers movie.
Reprints

A Knight to Remember (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is a troubadour at the Renaissance fair, so the other fellows drag him into manly activities like jousts and sword fights. They show him up badly, but finally notice that all the girls still flock around the singing troubadour.
Reprints
Keywords
jousting; knights; Renaissance Fair; troubadour

Indexer Notes

NOT the Archie story of the same length and title appearing in Archie #546.

Time after Time (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andres; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica forgets about her date with Archie, leaving him standing waiting for her on a street corner.
Reprints

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

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Which soda flavor should I choose?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

The Grim Creeper (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
? [as Kennedy]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie's performance creeps into people's hearts and souls.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Official Betty and Veronica Merch!] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Thanksgiving (Table of Contents: 38)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Little Bandit (raccoon)
Synopsis
Little Archie and his family go visit Fred's parents for Thanksgiving. Spotty is accidentally shot by a hunter.
Reprints
Keywords
hunter; raccoon; Thanksgiving

A Basket Case (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Little Reggie wants Little Archie to come play basketball.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball; cartoons

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was nice of Reggie to send you a present for being team captain, Little Archie!
Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Betty; Little Veronica; Little Jughead
Synopsis
Three one-panel gags.

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Miss Place! (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Smith
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is looking for a CD he lost in his messy room.
Reprints
Keywords
bedroom; gremlin; lost

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie's Halloween Mystery Bundle] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

RetroMad Style (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Fashions in a style similar to the "Mad Men" tv show.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pop! Do you believe in heredity?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie asks Fred if he believes in heredity.
Reprints

[Collect Them All!] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

The Figure in the Fog (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Chasen
Synopsis
Someone is spying on Veronica so Mr. Lodge hires a security consultant. Archie and Jughead smell a rat and tail the consultant.
Reprints

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!] (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)

[Chilling Adventures of Sabrina] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

Netflix / advertisement / 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. ["I thought I’d get a jump on fall!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. Vicious Cycle!
    Archie
  4. 3. Leaf It Alone
    Archie
  5. 4. All Systems Go!
    Archie
  6. 5. The Last Straw
    Archie
  7. 6. Pocket Change!
    Archie
  8. 7. Style Guile
    Archie
  9. 8. The Real Ghostbusters
    Diamond Select
  10. 9. ["What are you getting Betty for her birthday?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  11. 10. [Read it all on the Archie App]
  12. 11. A Calculated Risk
    Archie
  13. 12. [Archie #700]
  14. 13. [Archie's Holiday Coloring Book]
  15. 14. Traffic Signs For Archie & The Gang
    Archie
  16. 15. [The Digest Bundle Pack Just Got Bigger!]
  17. 16. spell-bound
    Archie
  18. 17. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  19. 18. Aim Game
    Archie
  20. 19. Car-Rumba
    Reggie and Me
  21. 20. Image Scrimmage
    Reggie and Me
  22. 21. The Final Obstacle
    Reggie and Me
  23. 22. The Visitor
    Archie
  24. 23. The Big Ditch
    Archie
  25. 24. A Real Foul Ball
    Archie
  26. 25. Bird Brainer
    Archie
  27. 26. Zoo-Illogical
    Archie
  28. 27. Football Fun
    Archie
  29. 28. The Tip Off
    Archie
  30. 29. Club Hopping
    Archie
  31. 30. Football Star
    Archie
  32. 31. Raking It In
    Archie
  33. 32. Fan Elan
    Archie
  34. 33. A Knight to Remember
    Archie
  35. 34. Time after Time
    Archie
  36. 35. ["Which soda flavor should I choose?"]
    Archie
  37. 36. The Grim Creeper
    Archie
  38. 37. [Official Betty and Veronica Merch!]
  39. 38. The Thanksgiving
    Little Archie
  40. 39. A Basket Case
    Little Archie
  41. 40. ["It was nice of Reggie to send you a present for being team captain, Little Archie!"]
    Little Archie Chuckles
  42. 41. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  43. 42. Miss Place!
    Archie
  44. 43. [Archie's Halloween Mystery Bundle]
  45. 44. RetroMad Style
    Archie
  46. 45. ["Pop! Do you believe in heredity?"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  47. 46. [Collect Them All!]
  48. 47. The Figure in the Fog
    Archie
  49. 48. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!]
  50. 49. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  51. 50. [Chilling Adventures of Sabrina]
    Netflix
  52. 51. [Riverdale]
    CW
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