(July 2011)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except May and Dec.)
On-sale date
2011-05-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469531 00511
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor/editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing series

Cyber Adventures Part 5 of 5 (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Genre
adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[The Most Epic Battle is About to Begin!] (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie & Friends / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña; Joe Morciglio
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; science fiction; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Recap of the storyline so far.

Adventures in the Wonder Realm Part Five (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stephen Oswald (credited)
Pencils
Joe Staton (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Jason Jensen (credited); Joe Morciglio (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
adventure; humor; science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and the gang fight their way thru the last stage of Dilton's game and rescue Reggie and are all returned to the real world.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Sure Lure (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel tries to get Jughead to join her in a game of checkers or dancing but finally finds something that Jughead will say "yes" to joining her in.
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Charm Alarm (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton tells Moose he needs to learn charm if he's going to win Midge so Moose goes to Charm School.
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Indexer Notes

Moose is compared to the actor Vin Diesel by one of the students at the charm school.

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

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Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe Closes Down (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Pop Tate turns the Chock'lit Shoppe into a coffee bar but soon learns that everybody liked the old malt shop better.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you guys going to the Katy Perry concert?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie's chances of going to the concert are touch and go.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The name of the concert changes to reflect a current pop star for each different printing of this story.

Excuses, Excuses! (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Neil Kent; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Rachel Grey
Synopsis
Neil Kent learns that slacking off in school and not doing his work is going to cause him trouble later in life.
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The Beat Goes On! (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hank Snow; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When the old juke box breaks down Pop Tate is forced to finally upgrade to a new modern one, but the old juke box ends up fixed and in a retirement community.
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Synonymoose (Table of Contents: 15)

Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose finds a use for his new thesaurus, whacking Reggie upside the head.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #26, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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"Archie Goodbye Forever" (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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Archie's Weird Mysteries (Table of Contents: 18)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Header page for the next section of the digest that contains reprints from Archie's Weird Mysteries.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you ever found something really cool...
Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Introduction page to the next two stories.

Lord of the Earrings (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Castiglia (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Claudia Crawford
Synopsis
Betty finds a pair of magic earrings that make her irresistible to boys, but they are changing her into a bad person.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Claudia Crawford is based on the model Cindy Crawford.

The Monkey's Claw (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
?
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dr. Beaumont; Hiram Lodge; Jack Frost (cameo); Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie is cleaning out Dr. Beaumont's storeroom when he comes across a magical monkey's claw.
Reprints

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Two of a Kind (Table of Contents: 24)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Dilton's latest invention goes crazy and makes Archie act like Jughead and Jughead act like Archie.

Humility (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie can't figure out why Betty and Veronica fall for Archie and not him when he's clearly better than Archie in every way.
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Indexer Notes

Slightly altered lettering when Reggie is talking about his music collection being on MP3's. The original probably indicated record albums.

Sticking to It (Table of Contents: 26)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee sits in a freshly painted chair.
Reprints

Fight Game (Table of Contents: 27)

Chuck / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Coach Benson; Slugger; Bad Bud
Synopsis
Coach Benson, Coach Kleats rival at another school, wants to put his best fighter against Chuck in a no-rules fight.
Reprints

"Mega Man" (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

"The original seven Archie "Will You Marry Me?" issues available now as a set" (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Double Your Pleasure (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones [Forsythe P. Jones III]; J.J.; Debbie; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie is jealous when Jughead has two girls that fall for him.
Reprints

Oddball Sports Reports (Table of Contents: 31)

Moose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Bronco Nagurski
Synopsis
Moose "reports" on various oddball happenings in sports.

Indexer Notes

All the stories here appear to be factual.

Who's That Girl? (Table of Contents: 32)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
? [as Wimbert] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie compliments Miss Grundy causing her to be in such a good mood she doesn't assign any homework for the weekend.
Reprints

"Get the Archiecomics app" (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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"Love & Marriage" (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

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

Archie 3000 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen; science fiction; humor
Characters
Archie 3000

Indexer Notes

Title page for the next section that contains Archie 3000 reprints.

The Party Crasher! (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie 3000; Jughead 3000; Veronica 3000; Mr. Lodge 3000; Reggie 3000
Synopsis
Archie dresses up as a robot waiter to crash Veronica's party.
Reprints

Space Goons (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie 3000; Reggie 3000; Andromeda; Octavia
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie both go out on dates with two girls from one of the colony worlds. They both learn that the girls from the colony worlds are different than Earth girls.

"Archie & Friends All Stars" (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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"Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!" (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Coach Kleats / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Coach Kleats

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 41)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose tells Dilton how to solve the energy crisis.

Type Gripe (Table of Contents: 42)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose doesn't understand Dilton's book.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Craig Boldman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, all right!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead agrees to exercise with Archie and Reggie.

Indexer Notes

This appears to be an Archie comic strip reprint but needs confirmation.

Mitt Bit (Table of Contents: 44)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tries to show Moose why there is extra padding in a catcher's mitt.

Mixed-Up Media! (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Josh Ray (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Beazly; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Dee (teacher); Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
The gang puts on a TV news show but everything is a disaster, causing their teacher to think they are actually doing a parody of a news show, which he thinks is brilliant.
Reprints

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Freak is the New Chic! (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

Monster High / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cyber Adventures Part 5 of 5
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. ["Kevin Keller #1"]
  3. 2. [The Most Epic Battle is About to Begin!]
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. Adventures in the Wonder Realm Part Five
    Archie & Friends
  5. 4. ["Time to put out the fire"]
    Lego
  6. 5. Sure Lure
    Jughead
  7. 6. Charm Alarm
    Moose
  8. 7. ["Archie Comics Book Club"]
  9. 8. ["Comic Book Fairs"]
  10. 9. Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe Closes Down
    Archie & Friends
  11. 10. ["Are you guys going to the Katy Perry concert?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  12. 11. Excuses, Excuses!
    Archie and the Gang
  13. 12. ["Kevin Keller four issue mini-series"]
  14. 13. ["King of the Lost Land"]
  15. 14. The Beat Goes On!
    Archie & Friends
  16. 15. Synonymoose
    Moose
  17. 16. ["Life With Archie magazine for your iPad"]
  18. 17. "Archie Goodbye Forever"
  19. 18. Archie's Weird Mysteries
  20. 19. ["Have you ever found something really cool..."]
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  21. 20. Lord of the Earrings
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  22. 21. The Monkey's Claw
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  23. 22. ["Archie Marries Betty and Veronica"]
  24. 23. ["Knock! Knock!"]
  25. 24. Two of a Kind
    Dilton
  26. 25. Humility
    Reggie
  27. 26. Sticking to It
    Mr. Weatherbee
  28. 27. Fight Game
    Chuck
  29. 28. "Mega Man"
  30. 29. "The original seven Archie "Will You Marry Me?" issues available now as a set"
  31. 30. Double Your Pleasure
    Jughead
  32. 31. Oddball Sports Reports
    Moose
  33. 32. Who's That Girl?
    Reggie
  34. 33. "Get the Archiecomics app"
  35. 34. "Love & Marriage"
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Archie 3000
  37. 36. The Party Crasher!
    Archie 3000
  38. 37. Space Goons
    Archie 3000
  39. 38. "Archie & Friends All Stars"
  40. 39. "Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!"
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Coach Kleats
  42. 41. The Moose Is Loose
    Moose
  43. 42. Type Gripe
    Moose
  44. 43. ["All right, all right!"]
    Archie
  45. 44. Mitt Bit
    Reggie
  46. 45. Mixed-Up Media!
    Archie & Friends
  47. 46. ["Archie Comics Double Digest Subscriptions"]
  48. 47. ["Archie & Friends Double Digest #6"]
  49. 48. ["Get Ready to Rock!"]
  50. 49. Freak is the New Chic!
    Monster High
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