(October 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
2011-08-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie 70th Anniversary Classic; The Archie Library
Barcode
722627469533 08

Archie's Super Teens (Table of Contents)

Pureheart the Powerful / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Evilheart's Revenge! (Table of Contents: 1)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen; superhero
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie discovers that just as Archie can transform into Pureheart the Powerful by calling on his inner goodness, he can use his inner rottenness to turn into that caped fink, Evilheart.
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College Knowledge (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Golliher
Inks
Bill Golliher
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie mixes college thoughts with girl thoughts.
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Indexer Notes

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

Vacation Blues (Table of Contents: 3)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Golliher
Inks
Bill Golliher
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Mrs. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is on vacation and is surrounded by pictures of Archie.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing. No credits are listed in this reprinting.

Pit of Despair (Table of Contents: 4)

Chuck / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Nancy
Synopsis
A rival school tries to trap Chuck in a cave to prevent him from competing in a track meet.
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Sip Quip (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead tricks Reggie into letting him drink his soda.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm surprised you haven't dated Mandy yet
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mandy
Synopsis
Reggie asks Mandy out for a date.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint?

Foul Ball (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie wants to pitch in the baseball game.

Great Balls of Fire (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica criticizes Betty for being unfeminine for practicing baseball, but Archie's reaction to Betty's prowess changes her tune.
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Indexer Notes

The feature on the original printing was "Betty" not "Reggie".

Film Flam (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Ms. Todd; Albert Johnson; Sharon; Bill
Synopsis
Archie and the gang travel to Los Angeles on the Lodge jet to find out how the Los Angeles Library is dealing with budget cuts so they can try some of the same things in Riverdale. While there, Archie attends a filmmaking workshop and finishes his documentary of the Archies.
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Artistic License (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Chuck draws pictures for his friends showing their greatest desires.
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The Job (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Sharon; Della
Synopsis
Jughead gets fired from Tasty Burger.
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The Galloping Ghost of Mystery Gulch (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Castiglia
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo
Letters
Vickie Williams
Editing
? (original editor)

Genre
humor; teen; fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and the gang discover the secret behind the ghostly horse that is trying to disrupt Mr. Lodge's plans to build a new mall.
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The Mary-Go-Round (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie's mom is feeling bad about her birthday, Archie takes her to the beach to hang out with his gang of friends.
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Indexer Notes

Archie # 510 (apparently the original publication) credits script to Angelo DeCesare.

Trouble (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
In a parody of "Trouble" from THE MUSIC MAN, the narrator explains that Archie has got trouble with a capital T, and that rhymes with P, and that stands for Pool -- that is, the pool in Veronica's house, which tempts Archie to try and live a life of luxury he can't afford.
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Indexer Notes

At one point the narrator gets mixed up and says "She'll nurse him, rehearse him, and give out the news that the Southland gave birth to the blues!" This ("sorry, wrong song") is a quote from the song "Birth of the Blues."

Swing Music! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie and the gang like to swim at the lake because of the rope swing and end up having a contest to see who has the better swing and dive.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Scarpelli

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I always do light reading during the summer
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton gets an idea for a new invention watching Veronica play tennis.

Eyes Have It (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie helps his mom with the groceries until a pretty girl walks past.
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Indexer Notes

Script, ink, and pencil credits from Archie # 510 (apparently the original publication).

TV Tribulations (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
John Workman
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and the gang go to a super-store to buy Archie a new TV.
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How NOT to Skateboard (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie learns how to skateboard.
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Keywords
skateboard

Flip Quips (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
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Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags. In the first gag, Betty's father tells her she has puppy love.

Language Barrier (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie 1 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie 1; Reggie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1
Synopsis
In prehistoric times, Archie and Reggie argue with Betty and Veronica over how to develop a language. The girls win when they invent the word "Vamoose!" to scare off dinosaurs.
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Future Shock (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie 1; Jughead 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1
Synopsis
Musicians from the future arrive in the prehistoric past.
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Mister Magic (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie 1; Jughead 1; Reggie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1
Synopsis
Reggie finds a stranger whose magic powers make various members of the group disappear.
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Indexer Notes

Original printing credits Chic Stone with inks.

Jet Set (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead on a jet ski.
Reprints

Game Aim (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to explain the basics of volleyball to Veronica.
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Dancing With Famous People (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ken Dansgood; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Tracy Tango; Waldo Weatherbee; Lindsay Lowman; Lyle Lightfoot; Larry Moleman; George Hammeltan
Synopsis
The school holds a dance contest similar to Dancing with the Stars.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Archie's Super Teens
    Pureheart the Powerful
  2. 1. Evilheart's Revenge!
    Pureheart the Powerful
  3. 2. College Knowledge
    Archie
  4. 3. Vacation Blues
    Mr. Lodge
  5. 4. Pit of Despair
    Chuck
  6. 5. Sip Quip
    Jughead
  7. 6. ["I'm surprised you haven't dated Mandy yet"]
    Archie
  8. 7. Foul Ball
    Archie
  9. 8. Great Balls of Fire
    Reggie
  10. 9. Film Flam
    Archie
  11. 10. Artistic License
    Archie
  12. 11. The Job
    Jughead
  13. 12. The Galloping Ghost of Mystery Gulch
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  14. 13. The Mary-Go-Round
    Archie
  15. 14. Trouble
    Archie
  16. 15. Swing Music!
    Archie
  17. 16. ["I always do light reading during the summer"]
    Archie
  18. 17. Eyes Have It
    Archie
  19. 18. TV Tribulations
    Archie
  20. 19. How NOT to Skateboard
    Archie
  21. 20. Flip Quips
    Archie and the Gang
  22. 21. Language Barrier
    Archie 1
  23. 22. Future Shock
    Archie 1
  24. 23. Mister Magic
    Archie 1
  25. 24. Jet Set
    Jughead
  26. 25. Game Aim
    Archie
  27. 26. Dancing With Famous People
    Archie
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