(December 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
2011-10-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
722627469519 23
Editing
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Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Special Holiday issue.


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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

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Allposters.com / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

An Old School Yule (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Lifson (credited)
Pencils
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor/editor-in-chief)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and the gang decide to do an old school Christmas and also throw a party to help the less fortunate.

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Christmas in Riverdale! (Table of Contents: 5)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Reprints

Indexer Notes

Circle the words puzzle.

The Holidaze! (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Tomoko; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
All Jughead wants to do on his Christmas vacation is relax but everybody else has plans for him.

Pop's Day Off (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and the gang decide to run the restaurant for a day so Pop Tate can have a day off to do his holiday shopping.

Wait Right Here (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty doesn't appear rich enough to buy anything.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colorist/letterer credit taken from the index of the original printing.

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Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow. It's nice and warm in your house, Reggie!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie ran out of money so is giving Jughead an old football for Christmas.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

comic strip reprint.

Purchase Prize (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Jacques; Jason (Veronica's chauffeur)
Synopsis
With Veronica sick in bed, Betty does her Christmas shopping for her and bargains all the shop-keepers down.
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The Great Tree Spree (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; H.M. Bugg
Synopsis
H.M. Bugg has been buying up all the Christmas trees in Riverdale and making toothpicks out of them.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas spirit; Christmas tree

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Out on a Limb (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Spectacular Christmas Fashions (Table of Contents: 17)

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Colors
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Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Nancy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge
Reprints

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Sabrina the Teenage Witch / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as a title page for the next section featuring Sabrina reprints.

Tree-Mendous (Table of Contents: 21)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Harvey
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda wants to use magic to get her Christmas tree done immediately but Sabrina and Harvey want to go cut one down the old fashioned way.
Reprints

Power Struggle (Table of Contents: 22)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Jingles the elf; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina and Jingles get in a magic contest.
Reprints

Snow Job (Table of Contents: 23)

Harvey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Harvey; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda gets Harvey a Christmas present that he can use at her house.
Reprints

Yule Yowl (Table of Contents: 24)

Sabrina's Cat Salem / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Aunt Hilda (cameo); Aunt Zelda (cameo); Sabrina (cameo); Salem; Rufus
Synopsis
Salem at Christmas.
Reprints

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comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy misses his favorite album: Christmas Bells!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie plays Christmas music for Mr. Lodge.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Christmas Togetherness (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim Decarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants to buy his parents a Christmas present that will help bring them closer together.
Reprints

Run for the Hills (Table of Contents: 29)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as a title page featuring Little Archie reprints.

Shine a Little Light (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Sue Stringly; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Sue Stringly shows Little Archie her perfect Christmas tree.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree

A Children's Story (Table of Contents: 32)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Santa Claus; un-named kids
Synopsis
An alternate-universe Santa Claus from "Planet Peewee," a planet populated almost entirely by children, crash-lands his spaceship on Little Archie's roof.
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A Christmas Report (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie; Pop Tate; Spotty; Mr. O'Malley; Mr. Adams; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
While delivering papers, Archie discovers that a fake Santa Claus is robbing the newspaper office.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; newspaper; paper boy

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A Sure Thing (Table of Contents: 36)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

Stamp Scamp (Table of Contents: 37)

Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Ethel; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel is waiting for a Christmas card from Jughead.
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Brain Campaign (Table of Contents: 38)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton should not play Santa Claus.
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Season of Magic (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Bob White (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jingles the brownie; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jingles the brownie visits Archie and Jughead and torments Reggie Mantle.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

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The Magic Circle (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie gets a job making Christmas wreaths.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas wreath

Santa's Yelper (Table of Contents: 43)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Santa Claus; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Jughead helps Santa deliver presents around Riverdale. Santa uses him to eat all the treats so Santa doesn't have to.
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Some Things Never Change (Table of Contents: 46)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sugar Plum Fairy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The Sugar Plum Fairy tries to get Betty and Veronica in the Christmas mood.
Reprints

Dreamland Drama (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Santa Claus
Synopsis
With Santa's workshop having gone high-tech and Santa-robots out delivering toys, there isn't anything for Santa to do so he drops by for a chat with Archie.

Kissing Game (Table of Contents: 48)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Valerie; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie can't find the right place to hang the mistletoe for his Christmas party.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; mistletoe

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Popfunk / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Archie Wall Art now available"]
    Allposters.com
  3. 2. An Old School Yule
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  5. 4. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
  6. 5. Christmas in Riverdale!
  7. 6. The Holidaze!
    Jughead
  8. 7. Pop's Day Off
    Archie & Friends
  9. 8. Wait Right Here
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. ["Kevin Keller four issue mini-series"]
  11. 10. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  12. 11. ["Wow. It's nice and warm in your house, Reggie!"]
    Archie
  13. 12. Purchase Prize
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. The Great Tree Spree
    Archie & Friends
  15. 14. ["Life with Archie Magazine"]
  16. 15. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
  17. 16. Out on a Limb
    Archie
  18. 17. Spectacular Christmas Fashions
  19. 18. ["Archie Christmas Classics"]
  20. 19. ["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  22. 21. Tree-Mendous
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  23. 22. Power Struggle
    Sabrina
  24. 23. Snow Job
    Harvey
  25. 24. Yule Yowl
    Sabrina's Cat Salem
  26. 25. ["The Best of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"]
  27. 26. ["The original seven Archie Will You Marry Me issues"]
  28. 27. ["Daddy misses his favorite album: Christmas Bells!"]
  29. 28. Christmas Togetherness
    Jughead
  30. 29. Run for the Hills
    Mr. Lodge
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  32. 31. Shine a Little Light
    Little Archie
  33. 32. A Children's Story
    Little Archie
  34. 33. A Christmas Report
    Little Archie
  35. 34. ["The Archie Babies"]
  36. 35. ["Archie's Weird Mysteries"]
  37. 36. A Sure Thing
    Veronica
  38. 37. Stamp Scamp
    Ethel
  39. 38. Brain Campaign
    Dilton Doiley
  40. 39. Season of Magic
    Archie
  41. 40. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  42. 41. ["Archie Cyber Adventures"]
  43. 42. The Magic Circle
    Archie
  44. 43. Santa's Yelper
    Jughead
  45. 44. ["Obama and Palin in Riverdale"]
  46. 45. ["Comic Book Fairs"]
  47. 46. Some Things Never Change
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. Dreamland Drama
    Archie
  49. 48. Kissing Game
    Archie
  50. 49. ["Subscribe Today"]
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  52. 51. ["The coolest Archie shirts around!"]
    Popfunk
  53. 52. "The Empire of Gut and Bone"
    Scholastic Books
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