(June 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
Published ten times a year (monthly except Jan. and July)
On-sale Date
2012-04-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
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Issue Notes

Cover and Indicia title: Archie Double Digest
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed as Ruiz)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed as RPeña)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's keep practicing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Betty read a book on kissing.

Zowie! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Denny; Sam; Mrs. Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Artie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to drag Archie away from a video game he is testing.
Reprints

Parking Problem (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Scott Jeralds (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie gets a job parking cars at Mr. Lodge's private concert.
Reprints

Sock Shock (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Betty Cooper (in picture only); Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie follows Mr. Andrews to work when Mr. Andrews wears Archie's lucky socks.
Reprints

I Got the Power! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead teaches Archie to face problems rather than to avoid them.
Reprints

A Gaggle of Grief! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie orders Mr. Lodge a stone goose, but Mr. Lodge accidentally increases the order to 5000.
Reprints

Just in Time (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / 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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to get a free meal as the 1000th customer at El Ritz.
Reprints

Chore Score (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie can't remember which chore his mom wanted him to do, so he does both.
Reprints

Doll Crazy (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle]; Mr. Lodge; Sneaky Sam
Synopsis
The Lodge Toy Company begins to produce dolls of The Archies, so their competitor decides to sabotage The Archies at their concerts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is told in two parts: Part One (6 pages) and Part Two (5 pages).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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
So you're handing out exam grades today!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie overreacts to a bad grade on a test.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

The Exhibit's Escape (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Billy The Kid (goat); Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Ms. Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie brings a goat to school for biology, but the goat wreaks havoc when it escapes from Archie's rope.
Reprints
Keywords
goat

Special Delivery (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie gets a job delivering pizza at a place that gurantees you'll have your pizza in 30 minutes or it's free. So, Reggie orders a pizza and gives Archie a series of obstacles to overcome.
Reprints
  • US from Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #445 (March 1996) [In the original story the script is credited to Hal Smith rather than Mike Pellowski. The inks are credited to Henry Scarpelli rather than Mike Esposito.]
Keywords
pizza

Little Archie & Friends! (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Archie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Introduction to the Little Archie reprint section.

Teacher's Pet (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Little Betty shows Little Archie how to be a better pitcher.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Say It With Flowers (Table of Contents: 14)

Little Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Little Sabrina Spellman; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Little Jughead Jones; Little Archie Andrews; Ms. Haggly
Synopsis
Sabrina creates a talking flower for the school flower show.
Reprints
Keywords
flower show

Homeless Helper (Table of Contents: 15)

Little Ambrose [Archie Comics] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
humor; teen; children
Characters
Little Ambrose; Little Archie Andrews; Little Moose Mason; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; The South Side Serpents; unnamed stray dog
Synopsis
A dog whistle comes in handy for Ambrose when the Good Ol' Gang sends him on a dangerous mission to spy on the South Side Serpents' clubhouse.
Reprints

The Laugh Man (Table of Contents: 16)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Hammy Youngworm; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie launches a comedy career with the help of a comedic worm named Hammy Youngworm.
Reprints

Getting the Message (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to call Veronica for a date, but an automatic answering service tells him she is booked through 2013.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The 2013 is in a different font, probably because this story was reprinted from an earlier issue and the original date has passed.

Water Works (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty tells Archie how to relax.
Reprints

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

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 use this plunger to fix my car!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to fix his car with a plunger.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Crowd Control! (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Fernando Ruiz ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jenny; Mrs. Farley
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go to the Mount Badgerland Preserve to escape the crowds of everyday life.
Reprints

Dumb Luck! (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited) (see notes)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie goes through a series of events that are considered bad luck.
Reprints
Keywords
superstition

Indexer Notes

Credits list Stan Goldberg but this looks nothing like his artwork.

Mad about You! (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Midge; Violet Smith
Synopsis
Archie tries to figure out why Veronica is so mad at him.
Reprints

Line-Up Lament (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton (cameo)
Synopsis
When Archie is given the job of creating the baseball line-up, he is pressured by his friends to give them the positions they want.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

The Simple Life (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Inspired by a simple kiss from Betty, Archie tries to match the gift with something simple yet inspirational.
Reprints

Have A Nice Trip...See You Next Fall! (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Change each letter in the answer below to the letter in the alphabet after it to find out why Archie fell down the stairs.
Reprints

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

Wilbur / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you name anything that we get from chemistry that we'd be better off without?
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Introduction to the Wilbur reprint section. Features a cover reprint of Wilbur Comics (Archie, 1944 series) #89.
Reprints

Get the Drift? (Table of Contents: 27)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Alec; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Sheldon Broadbeam
Synopsis
When Wilbur and Alec trick the girls so they can go fishing, Linda and Laurie enact a plan to sabotage them.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing

South Of The Boarder (Table of Contents: 28)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Sheldon Broadbeam; Alec; Eustace B. Culpepper
Synopsis
Wilbur, Alec, and Sheldon try to get rid of Laurie's southern guest, Eustace B. Culpepper.
Reprints

It's Car-azy (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge oozes with worry when Veronica uses the Bentley to drive to a store.
Reprints

Wappa Wappa (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie gets involved with one of Jughead's toys and completely ignores his surroundings.
Reprints

Everything's Archie (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Let's keep practicing!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Zowie!
    Archie
  3. 2. Parking Problem
    Archie
  4. 3. Sock Shock
    Archie
  5. 4. I Got the Power!
    Archie
  6. 5. A Gaggle of Grief!
    Archie
  7. 6. Just in Time
    Archie
  8. 7. Chore Score
    Archie
  9. 8. Doll Crazy
    Archie
  10. 9. ["So you're handing out exam grades today!"]
    Archie
  11. 10. The Exhibit's Escape
    Archie
  12. 11. Special Delivery
    Archie
  13. 12. Little Archie & Friends!
    Little Archie
  14. 13. Teacher's Pet
    Little Archie
  15. 14. Say It With Flowers
    Little Sabrina
  16. 15. Homeless Helper
    Little Ambrose [Archie Comics]
  17. 16. The Laugh Man
    Little Archie
  18. 17. Getting the Message
    Archie
  19. 18. Water Works
    Archie
  20. 19. ["I'm going to use this plunger to fix my car!"]
    Archie
  21. 20. Crowd Control!
    Archie
  22. 21. Dumb Luck!
    Archie
  23. 22. Mad about You!
    Archie
  24. 23. Line-Up Lament
    Archie
  25. 24. The Simple Life
    Archie
  26. 25. Have A Nice Trip...See You Next Fall!
    Archie
  27. 26. ["Can you name anything that we get from chemistry that we'd be better off without?"]
    Wilbur
  28. 27. Get the Drift?
    Wilbur
  29. 28. South Of The Boarder
    Wilbur
  30. 29. It's Car-azy
    Archie
  31. 30. Wappa Wappa
    Archie
  32. 31. Everything's Archie
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