(April 2012)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
Published ten times a year (monthly except March and November)
On-sale date
2012-02-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468503 01511
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Go out and play video games!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

This cover has no relation to any of the stories inside.

Time for a Change (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Wilcox
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Irene; Miss Grundy; Superintendent Hassle; Jughead Jones (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Chuck Clayton (cameo); Nancy Woods (cameo); Mr. Flutesnoot (cameo)
Synopsis
After testing one of Dilton's inventions, Archie and Mr. Weatherbee switch bodies. To make matters worse, Archie has a date with Veronica and Mr. Weatherbee has to give a speech for the Superintendent.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Feature changed from Riverdale High to Archie.

Sorry...Wrong Number! (Table of Contents: 2)

Svenson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards ?

Characters
Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
Everyone thinks Svenson is going crazy when the mention of a number puts him in fits of excitement. It turns out that Svenson seems to have won the lottery, but Mr. Weatherbee points out that Svenson was looking at the wrong numbers.
Reprints
Keywords
lottery

Indexer Notes

Weirdly, the other story from Riverdale High (Archie, 1990 series) #1 from which "Time For A Change" was reprinted from featured a story about Svenson winning the lottery, but the credits for the stories don't match.

Meow Mix (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty is imitating the movements of a cat for a new exercise program and both Veronica and Reggie just think it's too funny.
Reprints

The Launching (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Larry; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Larry tries to sell a boat to Archie. When they take it to the school pool to test it out, the canoe gets locked in and the boys get locked out.
Reprints
Keywords
canoe

Two Shy (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews (in person and in flashback); Mrs. Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. and Mrs. Andrews sit and talk about Archie's "Terrible Twos".
Reprints

Chow Choice? (Table of Contents: 6)

Ms. Beazly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Characters
Ms. Beazly; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The students want more choices at lunch, but the choice Ms. Beazly gives them isn't what they had in mind.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie's Madhouse / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I...I can't hold them back any longer!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Clyde Didit; Captain Sprocket
Synopsis
Introduction to the Archie's Madhouse (Archie, 1959 series) reprint section.

Lester of the Chimps (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Kresse

Characters
Lester; Zartan; safari members
Synopsis
Lester tries to con some safari members in the jungle.
Reprints

Out of Sight! (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Captain Sprocket; Captain Sprocket's girlfriend
Synopsis
When Captain Sprocket puts rocket fuel in his car, it causes the car to drive straight up.
Reprints

Car Man (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Kresse

Characters
Car Man; The Blue Bolt
Synopsis
Car Man chases the villain the Blue Bolt and must pass the Blue Bolt's traps.
Reprints

The Wallet! (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epps
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes his friends dig through the snow for his wallet, but then Archie's parents tell Archie he left his wallet at home.
Reprints

Sly Sledding (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead persuades the gang to switch from skiing to sledding because sledding is safer. Jughead then sells the gang sleds and uses the money to buy something he's always wanted-skiis.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to work on the budget today and don't want to be disturbed
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
After hearing how Miss Grundy makes boring topics interesting, Mr. Weatherbee employs her to make the budget interesting.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Archie Maze (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Maze through the letters in "Archie".
Reprints

Persistent Caller (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews (unseen & on phone); Mr. Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to call Veronica.

The Part Owner Partners (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Sal Amendola
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Fred buys Archie a share of a company -- one that Mr. Lodge owns. Archie's very proud of his new title of "shareholder" but comes to regret the responsibilities when Mr. Lodge relies on Archie's vote to break a shareholder tie.
Reprints
Keywords
stock

Draw Your Own Conclusions (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lund; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In art class, Archie must decide between sketching Betty or Veronica.
Reprints

Nutrition Recognition (Table of Contents: 18)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Characters
Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead get an appreciation for Miss Beazly's job when they have detention with her.
Reprints

The Andrews Family Tree (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Leonardo DaVinci; Signorina Lisa; Leonardo D'Andrusi; Sir Walter Raleigh; Queen Elizabeth; Sir Walter Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Isaac Newton; Isaac Andrews; James Watt; James Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton reads about Archie's ancestors.
Reprints

Quiet on the Set (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee (dream only); Svenson (dream only); Miss Beazley (dream only); Miss Grundy (dream only)
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead imagine themselves in a slapstick silent comedy set in the halls of Riverdale.
Reprints
Keywords
pie fight

Indexer Notes

In the silent movie sequence, Lucey puts Archie and Jughead in their classic '40s and '50s outfits (Archie's bow tie and "R" sweater vest and Jughead's "S" sweater).

Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan DeCarlo ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead tells Archie he might become an exchange student.

She's Josie (Table of Contents: 22)

She's Josie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
?
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Pena
Letters
?

Characters
Josie; Pepper; Melody
Synopsis
Introduction to the She's Josie (Archie, 1963 series) reprint section.

Shoe, Shoe, Baby (Table of Contents: 23)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Mr. Tuttle; Mr. Jones
Synopsis
Josie, Melody and Pepper all take up the new fad of walking around barefoot, shocking the hidebound Albert. Finally Mr. Tuttle orders them to cease this kind of exposure, so they go back to the more modest fashion of wearing shoes with miniskirts.
Reprints

Stolen Melody (Table of Contents: 24)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II
Synopsis
Declaring that his money and power give him the ability to get anything he wants, Alex grabs Melody and tries to get her all to himself, but her beauty attracts other men from all around. So Alex pays the other boys to get away from Melody and brings her to his home, where Josie and Pepper try to save their friend from that cad's clutches.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo makes a cameo as one of the boys chasing Melody, the third boy from the left at the top of page 4.

The Photographers (Table of Contents: 25)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Josie and Alexandra compete against each other in a photography contest, and Alexandra has the clear advantage because of her state-of-the-art thousand-dollar camera, while Josie only has an old-fashioned square box camera.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Josie Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Albert, everyone's staring at you.
Characters
Josie; Albert
Synopsis
Josie wishes Albert would dress in a less mod manner.
Reprints

Lane Refrain (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Howard Bender ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie tells the readers of how he bowls with the gang.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

Janitor Jottings (Table of Contents: 28)

Svenson / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Svenson; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Ms. Beazly; Mr. Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Svenson tells us what it's like to be a janitor.
Reprints

Seat Treat (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie gets great seats for Archie's play-behind a post.
Reprints

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

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is there something in the store you need?
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; unnamed girl
Synopsis
Archie finds an item in the store with no price tag so he can talk to the cashier.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

The Last Straw (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries to ignore the temptations of food.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Feature changed from Archie and Me to Archie.

Neat Freaked! (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie knows the importance of being neat-yet his room is very messy.
Reprints

Machine Master (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Machine Master
Synopsis
Machine Master uses his lifelike robots to steal from the museum, but Archie and Betty have trouble turning him in.
Reprints
Keywords
android
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Go out and play video games!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Time for a Change
    Archie
  3. 2. Sorry...Wrong Number!
    Svenson
  4. 3. Meow Mix
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Launching
    Archie
  6. 5. Two Shy
    Archie
  7. 6. Chow Choice?
    Ms. Beazly
  8. 7. ["I...I can't hold them back any longer!"]
    Archie's Madhouse
  9. 8. Lester of the Chimps
  10. 9. Out of Sight!
    Captain Sprocket
  11. 10. Car Man
  12. 11. The Wallet!
    Archie
  13. 12. Sly Sledding
    Jughead
  14. 13. ["I'm going to work on the budget today and don't want to be disturbed"]
    Archie
  15. 14. Archie Maze
    Archie
  16. 15. Persistent Caller
    Archie
  17. 16. The Part Owner Partners
    Archie
  18. 17. Draw Your Own Conclusions
    Archie
  19. 18. Nutrition Recognition
    Miss Beazly
  20. 19. The Andrews Family Tree
    Archie
  21. 20. Quiet on the Set
    Archie
  22. 21. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  23. 22. She's Josie
    She's Josie
  24. 23. Shoe, Shoe, Baby
    Josie
  25. 24. Stolen Melody
    Josie
  26. 25. The Photographers
    Josie
  27. 26. ["Albert, everyone's staring at you."]
    Josie Pin-Up
  28. 27. Lane Refrain
    Archie
  29. 28. Janitor Jottings
    Svenson
  30. 29. Seat Treat
    Reggie
  31. 30. ["Is there something in the store you need?"]
    Archie
  32. 31. The Last Straw
    Archie
  33. 32. Neat Freaked!
    Archie
  34. 33. Machine Master
    Archie
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