(May 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
2012-03-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie 70th Anniversary Classic; The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469531 01411
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing series

[Meteor to Hit Riverdale] (Table of Contents)

Archie's SuperTeens / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

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

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

Mite and Maim (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Long Tom; Mayor Slade; The Octopus; Willy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica take a picture of the Octopus assaulting Mayor Slade and must be rescued by Pureheart the Powerful.
Reprints

Treasure Quest (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 10 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
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie think they have found a pirate's treasure map in the back of an old painting.
Reprints

Very Touching (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie bets Archie that he can't last two hours in the Lodge mansion without getting kicked out by Mr. Lodge.
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Yak Flak (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie gets a little too full of himself, so Veronica feels obliged to burst his bubble.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Critic (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / 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
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead didn't like the movie that he saw with Archie.
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Slick Chick (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel
Synopsis
Ethel tricks Jughead into agreeing to go to the dance.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Little Wheel (Table of Contents: 9)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Dilton helps Moose get his roller skates back from Midge.
Reprints

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

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 hear the new girl...
Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to impress the new girl with his strength by arm wrestling Moose.
Keywords
arm wrestling

Bowl Toll (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie chases Veronica's bowling ball.
Keywords
bowling

The Great Quiz Whiz Contest! (Table of Contents: 12)

Big Moose / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Lars
Synopsis
Moose helps the Riverdale Quiz Bowl team win against their rivals.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Picture This! (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
It is school picture day and Reggie is being arrogant so Jughead gets even by swapping out Reggie's photo in the yearbook with another picture.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Late But Great (Table of Contents: 16)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Dilton tries to get detention after he hears Reggie and Chuck talk about it being part of the school experience.
Reprints

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

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

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

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

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

About the Teen Scene Investigators (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie's Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Matt Clark; Mary Fine; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the Teen Scene Investigators story.

Charitable Taking (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie's Mysteries / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Miss Grundy; Matt Clark; Mary Fine; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Rosie; Travis; Mr. Devon; Edward Byron
Synopsis
When the movie memorabilia goes missing from a charity auction the Teen Scene Investigators are on the case.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Know When to Fold! (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jim Decarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Mr. Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie uses pages from Archie's notebook to try to frame him for random unruly acts around the school.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rod Ollerenshaw is credited as inker in the original story.

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Dilton / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Dilton Doiley

Indexer Notes

Find the mystery phrase puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

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

Promises! Promises! (Table of Contents: 25)

The New Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Eugene; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie promises his father he will clean up his room.
Reprints

She Bakes the Cake (Table of Contents: 26)

Amani / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Amani; Eugene; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty helps Amani bake a cake for Eugene.
Reprints

The Library Card (Table of Contents: 27)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose has to return his overdue library book.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Hide Chide (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead has his mother hide the key to the lock he put on the refrigerator.
Reprints

To Moose Low Tech (Table of Contents: 30)

Moose / comic story / 6 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
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Professor Flutesnoot; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Moose wants to be an artist.
Reprints

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

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

Lost Chance (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
John Costanza (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
While watching a reality show named "Lost Chance" (a combination of "Survivor" and "The Great Race"), the gang imagine how they would fare if they were contestants on the show.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

Bicker Snickers (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Randy Elliot (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is tired of the bickering between Archie and Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
ping-pong

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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
Arch, you are reading your physics book upside down.
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Dilton tries to help Archie with his physics homework.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Boom Box (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Holly Golightly [as Holly G] (credited)
Pencils
John Costanza (credited)
Inks
John Costanza (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones]; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
When the gang blows an amp while practicing for a gig, they all take on odd jobs to raise money for a new one.
Reprints

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

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

Four Is a Crowd (Table of Contents: 38)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
There is a traffic jam to get into the refrigerator.

New Superkid In Town (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dexter Daring; Hugh Kendraw
Synopsis
Hugh Kendraw is in Riverdale to select the winner of his "So You Want To Be A Superhero" program and everybody tries out with their superhero idea. Unbeknownst to everyone, there is a real superhero in town.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Little Jinx Grows Up Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 41)

Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
J Torres
Pencils
Rick Burchett
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Mark McNabb
Letters
John Workman

Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Meteor to Hit Riverdale]
    Archie's SuperTeens
  2. 1. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  3. 2. Mite and Maim
    Pureheart the Powerful
  4. 3. Treasure Quest
    Archie & Friends
  5. 4. Very Touching
    Archie
  6. 5. Yak Flak
    Reggie
  7. 6. The Critic
    Jughead
  8. 7. Slick Chick
    Jughead
  9. 8. ["Archie & Valerie Are Back"]
  10. 9. The Little Wheel
    Dilton Doiley
  11. 10. ["I hear the new girl..."]
    Archie
  12. 11. Bowl Toll
    Archie
  13. 12. The Great Quiz Whiz Contest!
    Big Moose
  14. 13. ["The Married Life Book Two"]
  15. 14. Picture This!
    Reggie
  16. 15. ["Get your Archie skins"]
    musicskins.com
  17. 16. Late But Great
    Dilton
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Mysteries
  19. 18. About the Teen Scene Investigators
    Archie's Mysteries
  20. 19. Charitable Taking
    Archie's Mysteries
  21. 20. ["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"]
  22. 21. Know When to Fold!
    Archie
  23. 22. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Dilton
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    The New Archies
  26. 25. Promises! Promises!
    The New Archie
  27. 26. She Bakes the Cake
    Amani
  28. 27. The Library Card
    Moose
  29. 28. ["Betty and Veronica Best Friends Forever"]
  30. 29. Hide Chide
    Jughead
  31. 30. To Moose Low Tech
    Moose
  32. 31. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  33. 32. Lost Chance
    Archie & Friends
  34. 33. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  35. 34. Bicker Snickers
    Archie
  36. 35. ["Arch, you are reading your physics book upside down."]
    Archie
  37. 36. Boom Box
    Archie & Friends
  38. 37. ["Subscribe Today"]
  39. 38. Four Is a Crowd
    Jughead
  40. 39. New Superkid In Town
    Archie & Friends
  41. 40. ["Jinx"]
  42. 41. Little Jinx Grows Up Chapter 1
    Jinx
  43. 42. ["Jinx"]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  45. 44. ["Get your Archie swag!"]
  46. 45. ["The Archie App. Download It For Free"]
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