(March 2012)

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
2012-01-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie 70th Anniversary Classic; The Archie Library
Barcode
722627469533 12
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Superteen [Betty Cooper]; Captain Hero [Jughead Jones]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]
Keywords
Infinity cover

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

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

Multiple Madness (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead as Captain Hero / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
Sal Contrera (credited)
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones [Captain Hero]; Betty Cooper [Superteen]; Archie Andrews [Pureheart]; Witch Doctor; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The Witch Doctor is using a Ditto Machine to make copies.
Reprints

Topped (Table of Contents: 3)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tops Reggie at ice skating by admitting he's not as good as Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

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

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

Election Selection (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Gus Lemoine (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton uses a computer to determine what Reggie should do to become class president.
Reprints

Snow-Man Is an Island (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Oliver Sudden (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Betty learn about a local snow-man building contest.
Reprints
  • from ?

Right in the Kisser (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

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

Paper Caper (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie pays Archie and Jughead to wallpaper a room.
Reprints

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

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

That Doesn't Add Up! (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead can't solve an algebra problem.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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
I'm thinking of giving Moose's workout regimen a try!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie can't handle Moose's workout regimen.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

To Chill or not to Chill (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Adam; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
A local newspaper holds a contest to see who can find the green doughnut that they have hidden in Riverdale.
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The Spinoff (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy end up in detention for playing with Archie's Frisbee.
Reprints
Keywords
frisbee

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

Error Terror (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tells Mr. Lodge he never makes the same mistake twice.
Reprints

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

Archie's Mysteries / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as a title page for the next section featuring reprints from Archie's Mysteries.

Teen Scene Investigators (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie's Mysteries / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot; Matt Clark; Mary Fine; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The theft of two video game machines from two movie theaters lead the Teen Scene Investigators to a burglary ring that plans to rob the Lodge Mansion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First page is not included in the page count, it might belong to another story in the original printing.

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

Foiled Again (Table of Contents: 22)

Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Stan Laurel (cameo); Oliver Hardy (cameo); Budd Abbott (cameo); Lou Costello (cameo); Dean Martin (cameo); Jerry Lewis (cameo)
Synopsis
Reggie convinces Moose to be the straight man in his comedy act.
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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Second Helping (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead look at self-help books at the bookstore.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

The New Archies / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

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

Hot Dog Daze! (Table of Contents: 26)

The New Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie challenges Archie to a skiing contest.
Reprints
  • from ?

Getting a Rise Out of a Rose! (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets invited to a party at the Lodge Mansion where Mr. Lodge will unveil the new type of rose he has been growing.
Reprints
  • from ?

Snowball Brawl (Table of Contents: 28)

The New Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
The kids claim they are too old for snowball fights but one breaks out anyway.

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

Make or Break Puzzle (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rebus puzzle.

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

Psyche Saga (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie both ask Veronica out at the same time so she decides she will go out with whichever one of them scores the most points in the next school basketball game.
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Keywords
basketball

Indexer Notes

This is probably from Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #271 but needs confirmation.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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
My grades keep slipping!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton advises Archie to spend more time in the library to help his grades.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Window Shopping (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
T. Smith
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Peterson; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
At his job at Peterson's Pet Shop, Archie starts to clean out the window display without noticing the sign in the window.
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Ski Flee (Table of Contents: 36)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie crashes into a bear while skiing.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

Snow Snicker (Table of Contents: 38)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Klobber
Synopsis
Reggie meets the bully who kicks sand in his face at the beach on the ski slope.
Reprints

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

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

Bursting the Bubble! (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited); Howard Bender ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie is daydreaming of baseball in the middle of winter.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

The original printing credits Howard Bender as the penciller of this story.

Brrr...It's Cold Outside! (Table of Contents: 41)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the phrase puzzle.

Picture Perfect! (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is offended when Archie says an abstract painting reminds him of her.
Reprints

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average copies preceding 12 months: 147633, issue nearest filing date: 141061.

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

Open the Door, Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton opens doors titled "Club Room", "Trunk Room" and "How to make ends meet Room".
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Monsterpiece Theater! (Table of Contents: 46)

Chuck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Adam Walmsley (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Archie delivers a valentine to Nancy from Chuck, he accidentally gives her the wrong drawing.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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Lodge -- A Complaint! (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

Archie Loves Veronica / promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

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Everything's Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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The Zombie Chasers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. ["Download the Archie App for free"]
  3. 2. Multiple Madness
    Jughead as Captain Hero
  4. 3. Topped
    Reggie
  5. 4. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  6. 5. Election Selection
    Reggie
  7. 6. Snow-Man Is an Island
    Archie
  8. 7. Right in the Kisser
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Archie Cyber Adventures"]
  10. 9. Paper Caper
    Reggie
  11. 10. ["Best Friends Forever"]
  12. 11. That Doesn't Add Up!
    Jughead
  13. 12. ["I'm thinking of giving Moose's workout regimen a try!"]
    Archie
  14. 13. To Chill or not to Chill
    Archie & Friends
  15. 14. ["Archie Marries Betty and Veronica"]
  16. 15. ["The Magic of Sabrina"]
  17. 16. The Spinoff
    Archie
  18. 17. ["Archie's Weird Mysteries Graphic Novel"]
  19. 18. Error Terror
    Archie
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Mysteries
  21. 20. Teen Scene Investigators
    Archie's Mysteries
  22. 21. ["Obama and Palin in Riverdale"]
  23. 22. Foiled Again
    Moose
  24. 23. ["Archie Freshman Year"]
  25. 24. Second Helping
    Archie
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    The New Archies
  27. 26. Hot Dog Daze!
    The New Archies
  28. 27. Getting a Rise Out of a Rose!
    The New Archies
  29. 28. Snowball Brawl
    The New Archies
  30. 29. ["Archie World Tour"]
  31. 30. Make or Break Puzzle
    Archie
  32. 31. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  33. 32. Psyche Saga
    Archie
  34. 33. ["My grades keep slipping!"]
    Archie
  35. 34. Window Shopping
    Archie
  36. 35. ["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"]
  37. 36. Ski Flee
    Reggie
  38. 37. ["The original seven Archie Will You Marry Me issues"]
  39. 38. Snow Snicker
    Reggie
  40. 39. ["Mega Man"]
  41. 40. Bursting the Bubble!
    Archie
  42. 41. Brrr...It's Cold Outside!
  43. 42. Picture Perfect!
    Archie
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
  45. 44. ["Archie and the Power Pets"]
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Open the Door, Dilton
  47. 46. Monsterpiece Theater!
    Chuck
  48. 47. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  49. 48. Lodge -- A Complaint!
    Archie Loves Veronica
  50. 49. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  52. 51. ["The Archie Comics App"]
  53. 52. ["The Maul of America!"]
    The Zombie Chasers
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