(August 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
2012-06-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469531 01711
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena [as Tito Pena] (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Captain Hero [Jughead Jones]; Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; SuperTeen [Betty Cooper]

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

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

Terror in the Center Ring (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie as Pureheart the Powerful / 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
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Veronica Lodge; The Mad Clown; Lungwort; Hypno the Great (The Mad Clown in disguise)
Synopsis
While at a circus, a mad clown with murder on his mind kidnaps Veronica because she looks like his ex-wife. When Archie and Reggie can't find Veronica, they become Pureheart and Evilheart to save the young socialite.
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Indexer Notes

This story is told in 2 parts: Part I (8 pages) and Part II (5 pages).

Sorry Surfer (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie uses Dilton's new surfing simulator to learn to surf.
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Keywords
surf board; surfing

Junk for Joy (Table of Contents: 4)

Chuck 'n' Nancy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Betty Cooper; Cricket O'Dell
Synopsis
Chuck and Nancy catch a pickpocket at the local flea market.
Reprints
Keywords
flea market

Recovered Romance (Table of Contents: 5)

Frankie Valdez / 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
Frankie Valdez; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Frankie borrows Jughead's hat, which has a magic pin that makes the wearer irresistible, so he can meet a pretty girl.
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Yoga Dream! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mary McDermott (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica takes her friends to her Yoga class. Jughead does the best because he can’t stop thinking food related thoughts.
Keywords
yoga

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

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Canoe Forgive Me (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Sophie
Synopsis
Sophie gives Archie another chance after their first disastrous date. The second date ends much the same way the first one did.
Reprints
Keywords
canoe

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

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
Look what I found!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie picks some flowers but they turn out to be poison ivy.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

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

Moose's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Duh-h, Arch, how can we take our dates out to eat...
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Splitting a soda four ways is more than Veronica had bargained for.
Reprints

Tennis Bum! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Slade Smith; Betty Cooper; Nancy
Synopsis
After Slade Smith humiliates Chuck on the tennis court, Nancy comes in and puts Slade in his place.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

Indexer Notes

Two-part story.

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

Out-Raj-Ous Behavior (Table of Contents: 13)

Raj Patel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Raj Patel; Doctor Ravi Patel; Mona Patel; Tina Patel
Synopsis
Archie and Raj become friends.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint of the first Raj Patel story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Run Fun (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie runs from a bully.
Reprints

Meet the Teen Scene Investigators (Table of Contents: 16)

Teen Scene Investigators / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Used as the title page for the next section featuring Archie's Weird Mysteries reprints.

About the Teen Scene Investigators (Table of Contents: 17)

Teen Scene Investigators / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Matt Clark; Mary Fine
Synopsis
Introduction to the members of the Teen Scene Investigators.

No Day at the Beach! (Table of Contents: 18)

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
adventure; crime
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Kieth; Lester
Synopsis
The Teen Scene Investigators are on the case of a sea monster seen at a local beach.
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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Thanks a Heap (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / 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
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica is tired of riding in Archie's clunker.
Reprints

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Nifty Gifty (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Maxine; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie gives Maxine his surfing medal, which turns out to be fake.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

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

Archie 1 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page of the next section featuring Archie 1 reprints.

The Name of the Game (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie 1 / 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 1; Reggie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Jughead 1
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide that everything must have a name and name the boys. The boys think it's silly because they don't need names for everything.
Reprints
Keywords
caveman

T.G.I.F. (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito ? (credited in this digest); Scott McRae ? (credited in the original printing)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Reggie 1; Jughead 1
Synopsis
The prehistoric teens are tired of eating Jughead's fish stew but fortunately he has something else cooking.
Reprints
Keywords
caveman

Chips Ahoy! (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie 1; Jughead 1; Reggie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1
Synopsis
Reggie and Veronica want to hunt a tiger for its pelt but the rest of the gang want to follow Jughead's example.
Reprints
Keywords
cavemen

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

Moose's Oddball Sports Facts (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Moose Mason; George Washington; Thomas Jefferson; Alexander Hamilton
Synopsis
Sports facts.
Keywords
billiards; football; golf; hockey

Indexer Notes

First fact is about a golfer that hit a bird and got a hole-in-one. Last fact is George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton regularly played billiards.

This could be from Archie & Friends #55 but needs confirmation.

Helpful Hints for Guys (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Tips on making money, complimenting girls and playing extreme sports.
Reprints

Huckleberry Fink (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead borrow Moose's raft without asking his permission.
Reprints

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Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie take Betty and Veronica golfing and the girls end up liking the game so much they spend all their time at the golf course.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

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

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

Net Nutty (Table of Contents: 34)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie makes fun of Dilton for hunting for butterflies with Betty and Veronica.
Reprints

[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
Dilton! This is the beach!
Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to show Dilton how to have fun at the beach.

Who Needs A Boyfriend (Table of Contents: 36)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Wendy
Synopsis
After having a fight with Archie at the beach, Betty is consoled by her friend, Wendy.
Reprints

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

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

Living Lodge! (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge decides to test his latest product on the gang: the Daily Achievement Device (D.A.D.) X-40. The D.A.D. helps the teens plan their day, make their appointments and complete their commitments. He invites the gang to spend the night at the mansion, each with their own D.A.D X-40. If successful, he'll release it worldwide. Wanting to get in good with Mr. Lodge and Veronica, Reggie reprograms Archie's device to have him bring 500 chickens to the press release.
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Indexer Notes

The D.A.D. X-40 has Mr. Lodge's recorded face and voice.

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New Kids Off the Wall (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Simmons (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie's SuperTeens
  2. 1. ["Hot Summer Reading"]
  3. 2. Terror in the Center Ring
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful
  4. 3. Sorry Surfer
    Archie
  5. 4. Junk for Joy
    Chuck 'n' Nancy
  6. 5. Recovered Romance
    Frankie Valdez
  7. 6. Yoga Dream!
    Archie & Friends
  8. 7. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  9. 8. Canoe Forgive Me
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Look what I found!"]
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Duh-h, Arch, how can we take our dates out to eat..."]
    Moose's Gag Bag
  12. 11. Tennis Bum!
  13. 12. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  14. 13. Out-Raj-Ous Behavior
    Raj Patel
  15. 14. ["Jinx"]
  16. 15. Run Fun
    Archie
  17. 16. Meet the Teen Scene Investigators
    Teen Scene Investigators
  18. 17. About the Teen Scene Investigators
    Teen Scene Investigators
  19. 18. No Day at the Beach!
    Archie's Mysteries
  20. 19. ["Archie's Weird Mysteries"]
  21. 20. Thanks a Heap
    Archie
  22. 21. ["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"]
  23. 22. Nifty Gifty
    Reggie
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Archie 1
  25. 24. The Name of the Game
    Archie 1
  26. 25. T.G.I.F.
    Archie 1
  27. 26. Chips Ahoy!
    Archie 1
  28. 27. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  29. 28. Moose's Oddball Sports Facts
  30. 29. Helpful Hints for Guys
    Archie
  31. 30. Huckleberry Fink
    Archie
  32. 31. ["The Magic of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"]
  33. 32. Golf Gaff
    Archie
  34. 33. ["Get your Archie swag!"]
  35. 34. Net Nutty
    Reggie
  36. 35. ["Dilton! This is the beach!"]
    Archie
  37. 36. Who Needs A Boyfriend
    Betty
  38. 37. ["Subscribe Today"]
  39. 38. Living Lodge!
    Archie & Friends
  40. 39. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  41. 40. New Kids Off the Wall
    Archie
  42. 41. ["Clash of the New Kids"]
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  44. 43. ["The Voyage Home"]
    Sonic the Hedgehog
  45. 44. ["New Crusaders - Rise of the Heroes"]
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