(September 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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2012-07-25
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[Archie and the Gang Mixed Nuts] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Hot Dog
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Fame Game! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge: Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
While most of the gang gets hired as extras for a beach movie, Jughead offers to help clean up the lunch messes. His antics though inspire the directors to create a speaking part in the movie specifically for him.
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Bring Your Own Barbecue! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Archie and the gang decide to throw a barbecue party with everybody bringing a dish.
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Aunt That A Shame (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie & Frankie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Frankie Valdez; Maria; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Aunt Tilly
Synopsis
Archie agrees to help Frankie with his aunt who has broken her hip.
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The Big Chill (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Jean D'Onofrio ? [as D'Onofrio] (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Smithers; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie tries to find someplace to cool down on a hot summer day.
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Just Desserts (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie & The Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead, Archie and Betty start an ice cream pizza delivery service.
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I'm Positive (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Tom Ruth (credited)
Pencils
Gus Lemoine (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Chuck tries to teach Dilton to hit a baseball.
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Keywords
baseball

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Hawaiian Shtick (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty intercedes when Archie takes his Hawaiian motif too far on their date at the beach.
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Indexer Notes

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

Meet the Teen Scene Investigators (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the members of the Teen Scene Investigators.

Author Unknown (Table of Contents: 12)

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
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mary Fine; Matt Clark; Naomi Williams; Rick Stevens
Synopsis
The Teen Scene Investigators are on the case of some books that disappeared from the library shelves.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Helpful Hints (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Helpful and humorous suggestions for various situations.
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Indexer Notes

May be the story of the same length and title in Archie # 513.

Switch Hitch (Table of Contents: 15)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose wipes out on his surfboard.
Reprints
Keywords
surf board; surfing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Net Vignette (Table of Contents: 17)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are playing tennis and ignoring Betty and Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

Game Daze (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dilton spends the day playing video games.
Reprints
Keywords
video game

Indexer Notes

Even though this is billed as a Jughead story, it is really a Dilton story.

Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 19)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie play miniature golf to determine who gets to help with the party at Veronica's house.
Reprints
Keywords
miniature golf

Money To Burn (Table of Contents: 20)

Life With Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor; adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Freek; Weerdo
Synopsis
On their way to compete in the Cryptown Annual Rock-Off, the Archies run into booby traps and roadblocks placed by their competitors, the "Deadly Duo" Freek and Weerdo.
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Indexer Notes

This story portrays Chuck as the Archies' manager, one of several short-lived attempts to involve him with the band.

Rare Pair (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 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
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Dilton hypnotizes Archie and Jughead to help them win a volleyball game against Moose and Reggie.
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Keywords
beach volleyball; hypnotism

The Unknown Equation (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wonders why girls don't come with instructions.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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
Ah, the great outdoors!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie shows off his new grill.

Show-Man-Ship (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Rollins; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica discuss the lack of male models at a boat show with Mr. Rollins.
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Keywords
boat show

Race to the End (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Ruben Garcia; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Archie and his classmates compete against the other classes at the summer picnic.
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Flip Flop (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead; Archie Andrews; Marcie Wilkins
Synopsis
Jughead senses trouble, and he and Archie flip a coin in the wrong direction.
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Indexer Notes

Feature changed from original printing.

Westward Ho! (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Tyler McCauslin; Cody McCauslin; Bekki Ann; Shayne
Synopsis
With the high school rodeo championships in town, Betty and Veronica fall for a couple of cowboys while Reggie and Archie find a pair of cowgirls.
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Frisbee Fracas (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Harry Lucey (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
A remote controlled Frisbee gets Reggie in trouble.
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Keywords
Frisbee

The Big Cry (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Sharon; Unnamed lifeguard; Unnamed Ray Guard Sunblock guys
Synopsis
Archie gets a job applying sunblock to girls at the beach.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

Figure This Out! (Table of Contents: 31)

Dilton / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dilton Doiley
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Indexer Notes

Unscramble the code puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie 1 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

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

The Umpire Strikes Back! (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie 1 / comic story / 6 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; Veronica 1; Betty 1; Big One; Jughead 1; Kurd (alien); Ort (alien)
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie invent a game where they hit rocks as hard as they can with their clubs while Moose measures who hit the rock the farthest.
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Spin Off (Table of Contents: 34)

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
Veronica 1; Betty 1; Reggie 1; Archie 1; Jughead 1
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica invent dancing.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

That's Some Break (Table of Contents: 36)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Pop hires Moose to work in the shop.
Reprints

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

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 gonna wash Mr. Lodge's car and get on his good side!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie doesn't forgive Reggie for spraying him with a water hose.

Mean Teen (Table of Contents: 38)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie has glued Archie to his surfboard.
Reprints
Keywords
surf board; surfing

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

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

Memory Lame (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
While helping clean the school up in the summer Archie and Reggie remember all the time they spent in detention.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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Battle of the BFFs! (Table of Contents: 42)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited); Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Mike Decarlo (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

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

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

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Archie and the Gang Mixed Nuts]
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  3. 2. The Fame Game!
    Archie
  4. 3. Bring Your Own Barbecue!
    Archie & Friends
  5. 4. Aunt That A Shame
    Archie & Frankie
  6. 5. The Big Chill
    Archie
  7. 6. Just Desserts
    Archie & The Gang
  8. 7. I'm Positive
    Dilton Doiley
  9. 8. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  10. 9. Hawaiian Shtick
    Archie
  11. 10. Meet the Teen Scene Investigators
  12. 11. About the Teen Scene Investigators
  13. 12. Author Unknown
    Archie's Mysteries
  14. 13. ["Double Digest Sample Pack!"]
  15. 14. Helpful Hints
    Archie
  16. 15. Switch Hitch
    Moose
  17. 16. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  18. 17. Net Vignette
    Reggie
  19. 18. Game Daze
    Jughead
  20. 19. Golf Gaff
    Reggie
  21. 20. Money To Burn
    Life With Archie
  22. 21. Rare Pair
    Archie and the Gang
  23. 22. The Unknown Equation
    Archie
  24. 23. ["Ah, the great outdoors!"]
    Archie
  25. 24. Show-Man-Ship
    Archie
  26. 25. Race to the End
    Archie
  27. 26. Flip Flop
    Archie
  28. 27. Westward Ho!
    Archie
  29. 28. Frisbee Fracas
    Archie
  30. 29. The Big Cry
    Archie
  31. 30. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  32. 31. Figure This Out!
    Dilton
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Archie 1
  34. 33. The Umpire Strikes Back!
    Archie 1
  35. 34. Spin Off
    Archie 1
  36. 35. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  37. 36. That's Some Break
    Moose
  38. 37. ["I'm gonna wash Mr. Lodge's car and get on his good side!"]
    Archie
  39. 38. Mean Teen
    Reggie
  40. 39. ["Subscribe Today"]
  41. 40. Memory Lame
    Archie
  42. 41. ["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"]
  43. 42. Battle of the BFFs!
    Betty
  44. 43. ["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"]
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  46. 45. ["Hot Summer Reads"]
  47. 46. ["New Crusaders - Rise of the Heroes"]
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