(November 2011)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
On-sale date
2011-09-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
722627469519 22
Editing
?
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title and Indicia title "Archie Double Digest".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, you had the perfect paper! What's wrong?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy

"Archie the Married Life" (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Fantasy Time (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie fantasizes about being involved in various important times in American history.

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie Gag Bag / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's back-to-school blues...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones
Reprints

How to Survive High School! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Benjamin Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's guide on surviving high school.
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The Hole Truth! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; "Pesty" (flashback); Charlie (flashback)
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead help Archie's dad relive a day from his youth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colorist and Letterer credits here come from the index of the original printing and are not credited in the digest.

Stop Cloning Around (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Stan Dupp (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie and Dilton plan to make a clone of Archie but some of Reggie's DNA gets mixed in, creating a person that looks like Archie but acts like Reggie.
Reprints

Dotty Duty (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee can't sleep.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

"Archie Marries Betty & Veronica" (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

"Archie Comics Digital Universe" (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Hello and Good-Bye (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie wants to meet the attractive red-headed girl that moved in next door.
Reprints

Running Away (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Professor Desmond (Dilton's uncle); Little Archie Andrews; Spotty (dog); Kristy Smith; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie travels into the past to learn who the stranger was that talked Little Archie out of running away from home.
Reprints
Keywords
running away from home; time travel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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"The original seven Archie Will You Marry Me issues" (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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No Free Lunch (or Dinner) (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Pops advertises a two-for-one burger special, Archie thinks he can afford dates with both Betty and Veronica if they eat there.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colorist and Letterer credits from the index of the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My grandpa says he once had a job as a pin setter!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead, Moose and Archie go bowling.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint?

Trouble At Tee Time, or There Was Levity On the Links (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doily; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
On the way to caddy for Mr. Weatherbee at the Hackleton Golf Club, a sleepy Archie stops off at Dilton's garage, where the diminutive genius unveils his latest invention: the "pocket snoozer," an inflatable mattress that fits into your pocket. Unfortunately, Archie leaves the valve on while taking a nap on the mattress, and soon finds himself airborne, floating over Mr. Weatherbee's club.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker and Letterer credits from the original printing, they are not credited in this reprinting.

Appears that the logo was changed form "Archie & Me" to just "Archie" in this printing.

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Little Archie and Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D' Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

Title page for the next section containing Little Archie reprints.

Homework Happy (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie fails a test and Miss Grundy recommends he study with Betty and Veronica, who both aced it. But Betty spends the time playing house and Veronica becomes angry, so the only subject he does well in is war.
Reprints

The Outdoor Cafe (Table of Contents: 23)

Little Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Reggie Orr
Colors
?
Letters
Reggie Orr

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Jughead Jones; Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee; Uncle Fred; Miss Grundy; Little Betty Cooper (cameo); Little Dilton Doiley (cameo); Little Archie Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis
With the cafeteria being remodeled, Little Jughead has to figure out a way to get enough food in a school day. Luckily his Uncle Fred has a food cart.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reggie Orr is not credited in this volume, only Dexter Taylor. The earlier printing of this story in Little Archie Comics Digest Magazine (Archie, 1979 series) #45 does credit Reggie Orr for inks and letters.

Rock 'n' Roll (Table of Contents: 24)

The Little Archies / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Freebee
Synopsis
After helping a little green man fix his spaceship, the Little Archies receive a square egg which hatches into a Freebee.

Get the Point (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Little Betty Cooper (cameo); Little Moose Mason (cameo); Little Jughead Jones (cameo); Little Veronica Lodge (cameo); Little Archie Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis
Little Reggie is caught talking in class.
Reprints

The Jet Set (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Zelda; Little George Washington; Little Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Little Sabrina loses her notes for her report on George Washington, she bring Little George Washington to the present so she can learn about his life for her report.
Reprints

A Noisy Trade (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Little Jughead has the hiccups.

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"Archie Freshman Year" (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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Feeling Fuelish (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Annoyed at the high price of gas, Archie dreams that night of a world that has run out of gas completely.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colorist and Letterer credits from the index of the original printing, they are not credited in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the worst movie I've ever seen.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie can't sleep because of Jughead's snoring.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint?

Internet Fret (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie teaches his parents how to get on the internet and they use it to check his grades.
Reprints

Mustang Sally (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Lifson (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Sally Pickett; Mr. Pickett; Mrs. Pickett; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Sally Pickett and her hippie parents help the Riverdale gang organize a peaceful protest when the city council decides to turn their football field into a parking lot.
Reprints
Keywords
hippie; student protest

Indexer Notes

Full of 60's references, including the Archies singing the 60's hit "Eve of Destruction" by Barry McGuire.

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I Spy (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Zoo Boo (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's car loses a door during a zoo safari ride and a lion steals Jughead's hamburgers.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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[Wilbur Comics #79] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Used as the title page for the next section containing Wilbur reprints.

A New Face (Table of Contents: 42)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Slats; Bolo Brown; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur and Slats haze the new student, Bolo Brown, but when Laurie finds out, the plan backfires.
Reprints

With My Compliments (Table of Contents: 43)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Mr. Lake; Slats
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to get back at Slats with a special treasure map for Laurie's party. Laurie's father gets the map instead and gets Wilbur's surprise.
Reprints
Keywords
treasure map

Stripped Gears (Table of Contents: 44)

Tiny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Tiny
Synopsis
Tiny is pulled over for his reckless driving.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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Spring in the Air (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie goof around on a new trampoline.
Reprints

Back to School Already?! (Table of Contents: 48)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Circle the word page.

Food Courting (Table of Contents: 49)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are in a rush to see the new food court girl at the mall but for different reasons.
Reprints

Parade, Rest! (Table of Contents: 50)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
When Veronica is named homecoming queen, she enlists all her friends to build her a giant float for the parade.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, you had the perfect paper! What's wrong?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. "Archie the Married Life"
  3. 2. Fantasy Time
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Kevin Keller Four Issue Mini-series"]
  5. 4. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  6. 5. ["Archie's back-to-school blues..."]
    Archie Gag Bag
  7. 6. How to Survive High School!
    Archie
  8. 7. The Hole Truth!
    Archie
  9. 8. Stop Cloning Around
    Archie
  10. 9. Dotty Duty
    Mr. Weatherbee
  11. 10. "Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"
  12. 11. "Archie Comics Digital Universe"
  13. 12. Hello and Good-Bye
    Archie
  14. 13. Running Away
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  16. 15. "The original seven Archie Will You Marry Me issues"
  17. 16. No Free Lunch (or Dinner)
    Archie
  18. 17. ["My grandpa says he once had a job as a pin setter!"]
    Archie
  19. 18. Trouble At Tee Time, or There Was Levity On the Links
    Archie
  20. 19. ["Archie World Tour"]
  21. 20. ["The Archie Babies"]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  23. 22. Homework Happy
    Little Archie
  24. 23. The Outdoor Cafe
    Little Jughead
  25. 24. Rock 'n' Roll
    The Little Archies
  26. 25. Get the Point
    Little Reggie
  27. 26. The Jet Set
    Little Sabrina
  28. 27. A Noisy Trade
    Little Jughead
  29. 28. ["The Adventures of Little Archie"]
  30. 29. "Archie Freshman Year"
  31. 30. Feeling Fuelish
    Archie
  32. 31. ["This is the worst movie I've ever seen."]
    Archie
  33. 32. Internet Fret
    Archie
  34. 33. Mustang Sally
    Archie
  35. 34. ["Archie Americana Series Best of the Ninties Book 2"]
  36. 35. ["Obama and Palin in Riverdale"]
  37. 36. I Spy
    Archie
  38. 37. Zoo Boo
    Jughead
  39. 38. ["Golly Archie---Everytime we have a date we stay in and watch T.V.!"]
    Archie Pin-Up
  40. 39. ["Archie's Weird Mysteries"]
  41. 40. ["Mega Man"]
  42. 41. [Wilbur Comics #79]
    Wilbur
  43. 42. A New Face
    Wilbur
  44. 43. With My Compliments
    Wilbur
  45. 44. Stripped Gears
    Tiny
  46. 45. ["Three New Graphic Novels"]
  47. 46. ["Comic Book Fairs"]
  48. 47. Spring in the Air
    Archie
  49. 48. Back to School Already?!
    Archie
  50. 49. Food Courting
    Archie
  51. 50. Parade, Rest!
    Archie
  52. 51. ["Archie Subscriptions"]
  53. 52. ["Everything's Archie"]
  54. 53. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  55. 54. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
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