(November 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Apr. and Oct.)
On-sale date:
2012-10-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646855822911
Editing:
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Digest Size U. S.
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
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[The Art of Betty and Veronica] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Art of Betty and Veronica collection.

Madam President! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Hermione Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Marcy (Veronica's cousin); Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump (cameo); Chuck Clayton (cameo); Maria Rodriquez; Frankie Valdez (cameo); Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
It's Veronica versus Cheryl in a too-close-to-call race for School President.
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Practice Makes Perfect (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 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:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Adam; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie gets jealous when he overhears Adam and Betty talking.
Keywords:
soccer

Unexpected Results (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Geraldine Grundy; Vernon Lodger
Synopsis:
The girls take personality tests at school to help them determine a career. But Veronica already knows that she's overly-qualified for glamorous work, and she also knows that Betty will live an ordinary, humble life.
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School Rules (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cousin Leroy; Miss Grundy; Jennifer
Synopsis:
The class is asked to bring a young person in that the particular student has had a positive influence on. Since he's the only kid she knows, Veronica must bring in Cousin Leroy.
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It's in the Jeans (Table of Contents)

Betty / 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:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel; Midge Klump; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica gives Betty a bunch of her old jeans and Betty turns them into various fashion accessories.

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for both The Best of Archie Comics volumes.

Bonny Bonnets (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The girls come to school wearing outrageous-looking hats.
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Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Josie and the Pussycats / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
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Indexer Notes

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

Off To a Good Start (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Josie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; un-named teachers; un-named girls
Synopsis:
Alexandra tries to use her powers of mind control to get Alan M. away from Josie.
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Indexer Notes

When this story was re-printed in this digest, the dialogue was rewritten so that instead of having magic powers, Alexandra had studied hypnosis on a website.

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for a random assortment of Double Digests.

Whiff Tiff (Table of Contents)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ethel; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Ethel buys a gallon of a special perfume that should make her irresistible to Jughead.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

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

Friend of the Forest (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Gallagher (credited)
Pencils:
Dave Manak (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Salem; Uncle Quigley; Llandra; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Ant'ny
Synopsis:
Sabrina travels to the rain forest to visit her friend Llandra and is bitten by a poisonous spider.
Keywords:
rain forest

[Clash of the New Kids] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Clash of the New Kids collection.

Fall Fashion Fling (Table of Contents)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

[Get Your Archie Swag!] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad about the Archie website.

Autumn Color Me! (Table of Contents)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
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Characters:
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

A page to color.

And the Award Goes To... (Table of Contents)

Ginger Lopez / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger Lopez; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Ginger does a fashion award show in the school.

["Archie's writing a new song for the band!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is trying to write a new song.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Sleepover! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Brigitte; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica has three friends over for a sleepover but strange things keep happening.

Mind Your Own Business Suits! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Ethel
Synopsis:
Betty thinks she has a one-of-a-kind business suit for "Dress for Success" day at school but soon finds out Veronica, Midge and Nancy all have the same suit.

The Problem (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Adam Chisholm; Darryl; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones (cameo); Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton (cameo-flashback); Coach Clayton (cameo-flashback); Alicia (a new girl in school)
Synopsis:
Betty is tired of being in a triangle with Adam and Archie. Ethel makes a suggestion that helps Betty with her problem.
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All Washed Up! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Find the mystery phrase puzzle.

Superhero Style! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
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Colors:
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Characters:
Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Fashion page featuring Veronica in various super-hero style costumes.

["I think Daddy frets about getting old."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tries to cheer up Mr. Lodge on his birthday.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Mystery of the Ages (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
In an attempt to understand girls, Dilton asks Betty and Veronica a series of questions.

It's A Toss-Up! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
The girls question the necessity of the boys having to throw everything at each other, rather than exchange it in a civilized manner.
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Boo Hoo Rendezvous (Table of Contents)

Ethel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils:
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Ethel; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton makes a robot and Archie and Jughead plan to use it to go on a date with Ethel.
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Steady Now (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty thinks she and Archie should go steady because they both have blue eyes.

Model Behavior (Table of Contents)

Nancy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Nancy models for both Chuck and Ethel, but finds she isn't able to please either of them. Chuck wants her to sit still when she has an annoying itch, while Ethel wants her to keep moving after she's had a tiring day.
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Friendly Competition? (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews (flashback)
Synopsis:
Nancy has an extra concert ticket and Betty and Veronica try to decide which of them will go with Nancy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
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Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Li'l Jinx reprints.

Cluck Cluck (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Gigi
Synopsis:
Charley is dressed up as a chicken and does deliveries for a chicken restaurant.

Happy Birthday (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx and Pals / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Charley; Greg; Li'l Jinx; Russ; Gigi; Mort
Synopsis:
Everybody is invited to a birthday party except Charley.

Star Bright (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
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Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx learns astronomy.
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Cold Cuts! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
Charley has a bad cold.

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Information on holding an Archie themed comic book fair.

The Queen Maker (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Nancy Woods; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty finds a way to make Miss Grundy the homecoming queen.
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[Subscribe Today] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for various Archie subscriptions.

What's In A Name? (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jonathan Piggee; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Veronica goes ga-ga for a new hunky student until she learns his last name.
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[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Love Showdown collection.

Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1 (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is entranced by a mysterious letter and Betty and Veronica assume it's another girl.
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[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Love Showdown collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
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[Horrifyingly Cool Action Figures] (Table of Contents)

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

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Inside back cover.

[Dragons Riders of Bern] (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  3. 2. Madam President!
    Veronica
  4. 3. Practice Makes Perfect
    Betty
  5. 4. Unexpected Results
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. School Rules
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. It's in the Jeans
    Betty
  8. 7. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  9. 8. Bonny Bonnets
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  11. 10. Off To a Good Start
    Josie
  12. 11. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  13. 12. Whiff Tiff
    Ethel
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Friend of the Forest
    Sabrina
  16. 15. [Clash of the New Kids]
  17. 16. Fall Fashion Fling
    Betty
  18. 17. [Get Your Archie Swag!]
  19. 18. Autumn Color Me!
    Betty
  20. 19. And the Award Goes To...
    Ginger Lopez
  21. 20. ["Archie's writing a new song for the band!"]
    Archie
  22. 21. Sleepover!
    Veronica
  23. 22. Mind Your Own Business Suits!
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. The Problem
    Betty
  25. 24. All Washed Up!
    Veronica
  26. 25. Superhero Style!
    Veronica
  27. 26. ["I think Daddy frets about getting old."]
    Archie
  28. 27. Mystery of the Ages
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. It's A Toss-Up!
    Archie
  30. 29. Boo Hoo Rendezvous
    Ethel
  31. 30. Steady Now
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Model Behavior
    Nancy
  33. 32. Friendly Competition?
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Jinx
  35. 34. Cluck Cluck
    Li'l Jinx
  36. 35. Happy Birthday
    Li'l Jinx and Pals
  37. 36. Star Bright
    Li'l Jinx
  38. 37. Cold Cuts!
    Li'l Jinx
  39. 38. [Comic Book Fair]
  40. 39. The Queen Maker
    Betty
  41. 40. [Subscribe Today]
  42. 41. What's In A Name?
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. [Love Showdown]
  44. 43. Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1
    Archie
  45. 44. [Love Showdown]
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  47. 46. [Horrifyingly Cool Action Figures]
    Diamondselecttoys.com
  48. 47. [Dragons Riders of Bern]
    Cartoon Network
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