(May 2013)

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On-sale date:
2013-03-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
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Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors:
Rosario Pena (signed)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

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

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Best of Archie Comics Book Two.

Spring For Cover (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica loves the sunny spring weather, but isn't fond of the rain-- especially when it ruins two of her outfits.
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The Big Chance (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Tricia Tress; Miss Grundy; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Famous model Tricia Tress is determined to give a big break to a Riverdale student and Veronica is determined to make sure it's her.
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Telling It Like It Is (Table of Contents)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Polly Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty begins to wonder if all her hard work at school is worth it. Then Polly visits from San Francisco and sets her straight.
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She's Too Bossy (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Veronica starts a fashion trend by wearing a solid gold cowbell to school.
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Pointing the Way (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Stone Carver; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
A famous sculptor makes a statue of Veronica.
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Don't Suit Yourself (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica discover that shopping for bathing suits is not as much fun without Archie along to give his thoughts.
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[Archie Meets Glee] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Archie Meets Glee storyline.

Wild Style (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks:
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Fashion page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
?

Indexer Notes

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

Roll 'em in the Isles (Table of Contents)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie
Synopsis:
Josie and the Pussycats land on the wrong island and play for a reclusive resident who they recognize as a criminal.
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Lend An Ear (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Alan M. Mayberry; Alexander Cabot
Synopsis:
Josie's a little hard of hearing after being hit in the ear with a tennis ball.
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[Archie Comics Super Special Magazine] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for Archie Comics Super Special Magazine.

Peeves Me?! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

Credits from the original printing, the signature is removed from this printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

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

Good and Bad (Table of Contents)

Sabrina the Teen Age Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Harvey Kinkle; Jughead Jones; Big Ethel; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Sabrina tries to be a good witch but ends up harming all of her friends.
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The Nose Knows (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / 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:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Harvey; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis:
Knowing that Harvey was out with another girl, Sabrina has a surprise waiting for him when he lies about it.
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Spook Busters (Table of Contents)

Sabrina's Maze Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

Open Door Policy (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis:
A door-to-door salesman wants to sell Sabrina new locks for her house.
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[Over 800 pages of the best Archie Comics!] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for two volumes of Best of Archie Comics.

Kiss (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
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Indexer Notes

Count the times the word "kiss" appears in the puzzle.

["I need new clothes!"] (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:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica gives Betty her used clothes.
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Rapid Recovery (Table of Contents)

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

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica is to sick to go to school, until she discovers Archie and Betty are spending time together.
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Mis-Cast! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Goldwind; Ashton Klutch; Jon E. Zapp
Synopsis:
The girls visit a movie studio.
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Watch Out (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is always late so Mr. Lodge gives him a watch with an alarm.
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Bottle Baby (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils:
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty goes to extraordinary lengths to replace an antique bottle she accidentally broke.
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Double Date? Double Date? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Brad; Bart; Ben
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica think that the boy they met the previous summer is the same boy who gave them fake names but it turns out they are really part of a set of triplets.
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Keywords:
triplets

How Electrifying! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / 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:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Thomas
Synopsis:
Frustrated with the high cost of gasoline, Mr. Lodge replaces Veronica's car with a new electric car.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty's Funky Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fashion; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

Kiss-Proof (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty is not happy with her new "irresistible" lipstick.
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Indexer Notes

Wordless story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Veronica Styles / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks:
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

Lip Service (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica forgets her lipstick and has to borrow Midge's.
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The Scavengers (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:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Betty and Archie have a scavenger hunt picnic.
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Tropical Tantrum (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica stows away on her father's experimental weather research plane only to be lost at sea.
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Send in the Clowns (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty volunteers to be a clown at a kid's birthday party at the Lodge mansion.
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Face the Music! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mallory Morris
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica spot a celebrity shopping at the local mall.
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[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for a random assortment of Archie Double Digest back issues.

Quite a Bargain (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty and Alice spend the day going to garage sales and find something for Betty's father.

[Comic Book Fair] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Archie themed book fairs.

Dress Mess! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica has a dress designed for the school dance out of what she believes is one-of-a-kind material, until Jughead shows up in a tuxedo of the same material.

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents)

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One of Doze Days (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty is having a lazy day dozing in bed, until Archie calls.
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Veronica Spring Style (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks:
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors:
?

Characters:
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

Getting What You Deserve (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Adam
Synopsis:
Archie tries to go on a economy double date with Veronica --along with Betty and Adam-- but Veronica feels like she's not being treated properly and cancels the date.
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[Little Miss Steps] (Table of Contents)

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Little Miss Steps (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
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[Jinx Collections] (Table of Contents)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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[The Art of Betty and Veronica] (Table of Contents)

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[Download the Archie App for free!] (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [The Best of Archie Comics Book Two]
  3. 2. Spring For Cover
    Veronica
  4. 3. The Big Chance
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. Telling It Like It Is
    Betty's Diary
  6. 5. She's Too Bossy
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Pointing the Way
    Veronica
  8. 7. Don't Suit Yourself
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Archie Meets Glee]
  10. 9. Wild Style
    Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  12. 11. Roll 'em in the Isles
    Josie and the Pussycats
  13. 12. Lend An Ear
    Josie
  14. 13. [Archie Comics Super Special Magazine]
  15. 14. Peeves Me?!
    Veronica
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  17. 16. Good and Bad
    Sabrina the Teen Age Witch
  18. 17. The Nose Knows
    Sabrina
  19. 18. Spook Busters
    Sabrina's Maze Page
  20. 19. Open Door Policy
    Sabrina
  21. 20. [Over 800 pages of the best Archie Comics!]
  22. 21. Kiss
    Veronica
  23. 22. ["I need new clothes!"]
    Archie
  24. 23. Rapid Recovery
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Mis-Cast!
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Watch Out
    Veronica
  27. 26. Bottle Baby
    Betty
  28. 27. Double Date? Double Date?
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. How Electrifying!
    Veronica
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Betty's Funky Fashions
  31. 30. Kiss-Proof
    Betty
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Veronica Styles
  33. 32. Lip Service
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. The Scavengers
    Betty
  35. 34. Tropical Tantrum
    Veronica
  36. 35. Send in the Clowns
    Betty
  37. 36. Face the Music!
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  39. 38. Quite a Bargain
    Betty
  40. 39. [Comic Book Fair]
  41. 40. Dress Mess!
    Veronica
  42. 41. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  43. 42. One of Doze Days
    Betty
  44. 43. Veronica Spring Style
  45. 44. Getting What You Deserve
    Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. [Little Miss Steps]
  47. 46. Little Miss Steps
    Li'l Jinx
  48. 47. [Jinx Collections]
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  50. 49. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  51. 50. [Download the Archie App for free!]
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