(October 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
11 times a year
On-sale date:
2013-08-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646953103011
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Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors:
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters:
?

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

[The Art of Archie: The Covers] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Art of Archie: The Covers collection.

Grin and Bear It! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Reggie is depressed because his mother has given away his childhood teddy bear to a charity tag sale.

Camera Shy! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
The kids are concerned when they return to school and find security cameras mounted everywhere.

It's a Tossup (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and Chuck come up with a plan to help Dilton letter in gymnastics.
Keywords:
gymnastics

Stat Static (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
The gang goes to a new mall but everybody keeps making up silly statistics.

That's Smarts (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Mantle
Synopsis:
Mrs Mantle and Mrs Andrew team up to get the boys to do work around the house, each thinking that they are proving the other is lazy.

Country Clubbing (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Howard Bender (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Lori; Chauncey; Pip
Synopsis:
When Reggie saves Lori's dog she invites him to the country club, but her and her friends make fun of Reggie.

[Are they men... or monsters?] (Table of Contents)

Diamond Selections; Universal Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Universal Monsters statues.

Clock Yock (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Moose borrows Midge's alarm clock.

Brain Strain (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie asks Moose if he can put two and two together.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Rattle of the Reptile (Table of Contents)

Archie as Captain Pureheart / comic story / 11 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:
Archie Andrews [as Captain Pureheart]; Reggie Mantle [as Evilheart]; Veronica Lodge; the Reptile; Bubbles Galore
Synopsis:
Pureheart fights an inept battle against the villain known as the Reptile and his latest scheme to blackmail Mr. Lodge by kidnapping Veronica.
Reprints:

The Vanishing Villain (Table of Contents)

Archie as Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Bob White (credited)
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors:
Sal Contrera (credited)
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre:
humor; superhero; teen
Characters:
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Ice Cube; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie watch as Veronica is kidnapped, and Reggie becomes Evilheart. But Archie can't become Pureheart. Only then does the real Veronica show up, the other girl only looked like Veronica. As Evilheart races back, he loses control of his motorcycle thanks to an icy strip of road. Archie then becomes Pureheart and the two heroes duke it out while the Ice Cube kidnaps the real Veronica.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story is told in two parts: Part 1 (5 pages) and Part II (5 pages).

[School Books Bundle] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for a collection of Archie trade paperbacks.

Advice With a Smile (Table of Contents)

Smithers / 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
Characters:
Smithers; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie wants Smithers to teach him how to be a butler.

[New Crusaders Graphic Novels] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the newest Crusaders collection.

Flake Outbreak (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Midge wants to forget about their fight and make up.
Reprints:

Pear Affair (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge doesn't like Veronica's 'pear' group.
Reprints:

Man or Moose (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 6 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
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie finds out that Moose is scared of hamsters and tries to use it to his advantage.

Deadlines! (Table of Contents)

Chuck Clayton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
Chuck helps Nancy enter her dollhouse into a contest.

Indexer Notes

Credits are hidden on Chuck's bulletin board in the first panel.

Wonder Car (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / 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:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Dilton and his talking wonder car help capture an auto-theft ring.

The Tryout (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason (cameo)
Synopsis:
When the gang misses auditions for the school play, they have to try to convince Miss Grundy to cast them anyway.
Reprints:

Shhhhh…h… (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie tries to keep everyone quiet, but no one knows why until a policeman yells at them for making noise in front of a hospital quiet zone.
Reprints:

Dull Skull (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Moose sits in wet paint.

["Looks dreary outside!"] (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:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie wonders what the weather is like outside.
Reprints:
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Cheers (Table of Contents)

Chuck Clayton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Chuck is having a bad day so Reggie cheers him up, but then Reggie needs cheering up himself.
Reprints:

Maxi-Mini (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie asks Betty to alter his tuxedo so he can take Veronica to the school dance. Betty gets her revenge by making the suit fall apart during the dance.

Winner Take All (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie has agreed to help Betty tutor some underprivileged children but then discovers it's the same day as his big drag race against Reggie.
Keywords:
drag racing

Field Day of Fear (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Coach Clayton
Synopsis:
On their way to a track meet, the boys are trapped by a rockslide. Can they overcome the hazards in escaping from their trapped car and get to the track meet on time?
Reprints:
Keywords:
track meet

Indexer Notes

Story told in two chapters: Part One (6 pages) and Part Two (5 pages).

Archie Presents: School Supplies That We Can Really Use (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Various school supplies that teenagers need, like adjustable seat so they can't be seen by the teacher, clocks that go twice as fast and other items.

Indexer Notes

One-panel gags.

Kiss Bliss (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie makes his date pay for half of supper so she refuses her half of the kiss at the end of the night.

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

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the three Best of Archie collections.

Call Stall (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Dilton takes all the fun out of prank calls.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie 1 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

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

The Birth of the Blues (Table of Contents)

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:
Jughead 1; Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Reggie 1
Synopsis:
Jughead 1 and Archie 1 accidentally discover music.

Tuned Out! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie 1; Veronica 1; Betty 1; Jughead 1; Reggie 1
Synopsis:
Archie 1 and Reggie 1 try to be troubadours.

Heavy Reading (Table of Contents)

Jughead 1 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie 1; Jughead 1
Synopsis:
Jughead's job isn't as easy as he thought it would be.

[Archie 1000 Page Extravaganza] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie 1000 Page Extravaganza collection.

Reggie Maze (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

["If you play your cards right...."] (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:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to help Archie find a high-paying job.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Big Moose Pin-Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Midge Klump

The Unnecessary (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
After Archie burns his fingers the band decides to lip-sync their next gig instead of cancelling.

Untoward Award (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Al Bigley (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The gang gets tired of Reggie's gloating about all the trophies he's won, they decide to start giving Jughead silly trophies to make Reggie mad.

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie titles.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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typeset

[Archie: Betty or Veronica?] (Table of Contents)

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

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie: Betty or Veronica iphone game.

[12 Million Downloads] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Archie digital comics app.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. [The Art of Archie: The Covers]
  3. 2. Grin and Bear It!
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. Camera Shy!
    Archie & Friends
  5. 4. It's a Tossup
    Dilton
  6. 5. Stat Static
    Archie
  7. 6. That's Smarts
    Reggie
  8. 7. Country Clubbing
    Reggie
  9. 8. [Are they men... or monsters?]
    Diamond Selections; Universal Studios
  10. 9. Clock Yock
    Moose
  11. 10. Brain Strain
    Moose
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie's SuperTeens
  13. 12. The Rattle of the Reptile
    Archie as Captain Pureheart
  14. 13. The Vanishing Villain
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful
  15. 14. [School Books Bundle]
  16. 15. Advice With a Smile
    Smithers
  17. 16. [New Crusaders Graphic Novels]
  18. 17. Flake Outbreak
    Moose
  19. 18. Pear Affair
    Mr. Lodge
  20. 19. Man or Moose
    Moose
  21. 20. Deadlines!
    Chuck Clayton
  22. 21. Wonder Car
    Archie & Friends
  23. 22. The Tryout
    Archie and the Gang
  24. 23. Shhhhh…h…
    Jughead
  25. 24. Dull Skull
    Moose
  26. 25. ["Looks dreary outside!"]
    Archie
  27. 26. Cheers
    Chuck Clayton
  28. 27. Maxi-Mini
    Archie
  29. 28. Winner Take All
    Archie
  30. 29. Field Day of Fear
    Archie
  31. 30. Archie Presents: School Supplies That We Can Really Use
    Archie
  32. 31. Kiss Bliss
    Reggie
  33. 32. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  34. 33. Call Stall
    Dilton
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Archie 1
  36. 35. The Birth of the Blues
    Archie 1
  37. 36. Tuned Out!
    Archie 1
  38. 37. Heavy Reading
    Jughead 1
  39. 38. [Archie 1000 Page Extravaganza]
  40. 39. Reggie Maze
  41. 40. ["If you play your cards right...."]
    Archie
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Big Moose Pin-Up
  43. 42. The Unnecessary
    The Archies
  44. 43. Untoward Award
    Archie
  45. 44. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  47. 46. [Archie: Betty or Veronica?]
  48. 47. [12 Million Downloads]
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