(September 1985)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price:
1.95 USD
Pages:
260
Indicia frequency:
six times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
0271000691618
Editing:
Victor Gorelick
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Archie... are you trying to tell us something?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Sporting Gesture (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 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:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie think Betty and Veronica are unable to keep up with them on a bicycle trip.

Little Girl Lost (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
?
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Penelope; Venus
Synopsis:
Archie helps a little lost girl on the beach.
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Cool Call (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Shirley
Synopsis:
Shirley wants to stop in front of a phone booth.

Timely Alibi (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
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?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead is late for the third time this week.

This Way In (Table of Contents)

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

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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The door is locked so Jughead paints a window to get into the house.
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Indexer Notes

no dialogue

Sunny Trip (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
When rain washes out their beach date, Veronica puts Archie on her father's private jet and flies them to a beach that isn't soggy.
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Indexer Notes

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

Spite Spat (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica storms off but comes back when it starts raining.

Indexer Notes

Wordless story.

On Top of Ole Smoky (Table of Contents)

Charley Hawse / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Charley tries to catch Ole Smoky, the biggest fish in the lake.
Keywords:
fishing

Sam has Moved to Miami (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead's friend Sam has moved to Miami and now Jughead doesn't have anyone to mooch off of.
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Indexer Notes

"Sam" is a reference to Jughead artist Samm Schwartz, who had moved from New York to Miami shortly before this story was done.

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

Double Takes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
First gag: Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Von Rocks / Second gag: Jughead Jones; un-named doctor / Third gag: Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Mrs. Von Rocks has a necklace worth half a million dollars; Jughead's doctor tells him he is no longer sick; Betty asks Archie if he is true to her.
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Indexer Notes

A set of three, 2-panel "double-take" gags.

[Archie's Special Digest Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Boobism (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Moose is unable to amuse himself.

TV or Not TV (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica sets Betty up to star in a fake television commercial as an elaborate prank to humiliate her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["Archie, where are you going?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's father doesn't want any more of Archie's help painting the dining room.

Lucky Streak (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Reggie steals Archie's clothes from the locker room, forcing Archie to run through the halls in his underwear. Mr. Weatherbee spots him and tries to find out who the "streaker" is (though Miss Grundy points out that that's not technically streaking).
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Walkie Talkie (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Russ
Synopsis:
Russ asks Jinx if she would like to go to the moon.

Special Delivery (Table of Contents)

Chuck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Chuck Clayton; Coach Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
Nancy gives Coach Clayton notes to give to Chuck.
Reprints:

Cruise Director (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Chip (a boat mechanic)
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge has Archie take a borrowed boat back to the mechanic and exchange it for Mr. Lodge's boat, which was being repaired. But Archie isn't sure about the boats' controls and ends up causing more damage.
Reprints:
Keywords:
canoe; guitar; speedboat

Indexer Notes

Archie is singing "I wanna hold your hand" (a Beatles song) in the splash panel of the original printing, in this reprinting it has been changed to "Baby, we were born to ru-uuun!" (a Bruce Springsteen song).

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

Laugh Along With Little Archie (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dexter Taylor
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dexter Taylor

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Ambrose Pipps; Geraldine Grundy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One-panel gags with the Little Archie gang.

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

Boob Box (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie installs a suggestion box.

Weather Weary (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Moose thinks Canada isn't very friendly.

Now You See It/Now You Don't (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper
Synopsis:
Melody is offended when a boy doesn't make a pass at her, until she realizes that he can't see her without his glasses. She strikes up a potential relationship with him, but some big thugs try to push the bespectacled weakling out of the way.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Katy Keene Fan Club] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Ball Brawl (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / 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:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica invites Betty to attend a dance at her country club.

The Tryout (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Archie feigns a knee injury to get out of trying out for the football team. But his excuse only makes more trouble for him than trying out would have.
Reprints:
Keywords:
football

Indexer Notes

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

Little Squirts (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Greg keeps squirting Jinx with his grapefruit.
Reprints:

The Hero Business (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Reggie takes his lifeguard job to seriously.
Keywords:
lifeguard

Some Cards (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Greg and Jinx decide to go into the greeting card business.
Reprints:
Keywords:
candy; greeting cards

["Archie, stop bothering me!"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie bothers Mr. Lodge about coming to his baseball game.

Jury Jest (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Sandra Smith
Synopsis:
Archie has a question for the defendant.

Beach Peaches (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty tries to get attention from the bikini-dazed Archie.
Reprints:

The Non-Believers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Madame Zorbra; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica scoffs at a fortune teller's prediction that Archie will be escorting Betty to the dance and not her.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fortune teller

Indexer Notes

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

Hex Vex (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Cora
Synopsis:
Cora steals Sabrina's boyfriend.

Tickled Pink (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie has pink eye.

Cap the Climax (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie doesn't want to be seen in the cap and bush jacket that Veronica gave him so he gives them to Jughead who then becomes attractive to all the girls.

Dicker Snicker (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
A cereal company asks Moose and Reggie to endorse their product and asks Archie to not endorse their product.

[Archie Fan Club] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Striped knee-highs are the thing now!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Pop Tate asks the girls not to loiter in front of the shop.

Beachhead/Melody Of Love (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Josie's dad
Synopsis:
Every time Josie tries to attract a boy at the beach, the bikini-clad Melody comes along and unwittingly steals him away.
Reprints:

Beach Banter (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead is missing school in the summer.

Head Bed (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica brings a headrest to the beach.

Veroncia Says: Water Ski! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Various ways to water ski.
Keywords:
water skiing

Adventureland (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
drama; humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Archie and Chuck meet a boy who has run away from home in search of adventure, and team up to show him that the independent life isn't all it's cracked up to be.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Great Skate (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead would rather roller disco than work, unless he can make money at roller disco.
Reprints:
Keywords:
roller disco; roller skates

Indexer Notes

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

[Be a Star!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Ohio Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lodge-ical Conclusion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Three gags, first a moth ate Veronica's swimsuit, second Mr. Lodge's help on Veronica's homework was wrong and lastly Mr. Lodge goes to the doctor.

The Switch Pitch (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jeeves; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge tries reverse psychology to get Veronica to drop Archie and date Reggie.

Practice! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats wants Archie and Jughead to dribble a basketball everywhere they go.
Keywords:
basketball

Story Board (Table of Contents)

Archie / 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:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie takes Veronica out on his boat.

Indexer Notes

Each panel has the word "board" in it somewhere.

Opening Night (Table of Contents)

Pop Tate / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Pop Tate is annoyed that nobody closes the door when they enter the shop.

Veronica's Pin-Up Page (Table of Contents)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica in a bikini on a sailboat.

Extra-Sensory Deception (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Reggie and Veronica con Archie and Betty into thinking Reggie has ESP and can see visions of people in other places and events in other times.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ESP; Extra Sensory Perception

Indexer Notes

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

Dig That Gig (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is adjusting the tv antenna.

[Little Archie Digest #18] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Cooking with Gags (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Moose buys bread before the price goes up in the first gag, in the second gag he doesn't like Midge's cooking.
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The Scooter Race (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
It's Little Archie and Little Betty against Little Reggie and Little Veronica in a soap box derby race.
Keywords:
soap box derby

["Archie, give me a hand!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's father asks him for help rearranging the furniture.

Voices of Doom (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead has been studying ventriloquism, which he uses to get Archie in trouble with Veronica, Reggie in trouble with Moose and both of them in trouble with Mr. Weatherbee.
Keywords:
ventriloquism

Wet and Wild (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Dilton explains and demonstrates some scientific facts about water and air.

Slow Beau! (Table of Contents)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Shirley
Synopsis:
Dilton is very nervous on his date.

Thumb Fun (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica see a hitchhiker.
Keywords:
hitchhiker

Curiosity (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica behaves just as Jughead predicted, so she vows to show that the others can be just as predictable as she.
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Marvelous Marvel (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge's new computer tells him everything, even what to order for lunch.

Bag Grab (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica calls all her friends to tell them about what she saved shopping.

Cheese & Quackers (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Super Duck; Fauntleroy
Synopsis:
Super Duck destroys the house trying to catch a mouse.

I Remember Momma (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty tries to make Archie jealous by pretending she's dating Jughead.
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Wayward Whirl (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tries to throw an iron ball attached to a chain.
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Dry Cleaned (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Moose has been out of sports since he started taking treatments from rheumatism.

Long Time No Sea (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie doesn't like his meal.

The Passing of the Buck (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie to clean out the storeroom.

["Dear Greg - I was glad to get your letter today!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx writes Greg a letter to give him all the news at home.

["People really should conserve gasoline!"] (Table of Contents)

Veronica Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica has been saving gasoline by taking taxis.

Bells Are Ringing (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie tries to fix a broken door bell at the Lodge's home.
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Warlock War (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Cousin Ambrose; Aunt Hilda; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Ambrose becomes caught up in a Warlock's liberation movement, devoted to protesting against the treatment of male witches as second-class citizens.
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["Sand flies!"] (Table of Contents)

Big Ethel Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty's idea of pests and Jughead's idea are two different things.
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Playing the Game (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Riverdale versions of the games Monopoly, Blind Man's Bluff, Hide and Seek, Tug of War and Tag.

[Archie's Checklist] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Fright Strategy (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie has to box against Moose.
Keywords:
boxing

The Hole Truth (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee finds Archie's sculpture familiar.

The Men Behind the Woman (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica has exclusive contracts with her makeup man, tennis coach, swimming instructor and dance instructor.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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["I tripped Arch ---"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead dropped Archie's ice cream.

Roadside Rest (Table of Contents)

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

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Pencils:
Al Hartley ?
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The Archies accidentally help capture the criminal that stole the receipts from their last show.

[Decisions Decisions Decisions] (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica has trouble making a decision.

Out of Left Field (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx gets to play outfield but they really need a new pitcher.
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Keywords:
baseball

Mad Fad (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica asks to borrow the yacht.

Teen Tan (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica finds a way to get a tan while travelling down the road.

Zoo Who! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie takes a photo of Moose at the zoo.
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Screamerama (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead says a new movie is extremely scary.
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You Know You're In Love When (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
How to tell when you're in love.
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Pleasin' Reason (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Why does Jughead eat so much?
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Who's Lion (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead tells Reggie about the time his father came face to face with a lion.
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[Juicy Pineapple] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[Bonkers! Fruit Candy] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bonkers! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie... are you trying to tell us something?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Sporting Gesture
    Archie
  4. 3. Little Girl Lost
    Archie
  5. 4. Cool Call
    Archie
  6. 5. Timely Alibi
    Jughead
  7. 6. This Way In
    Jughead Dipsy Doodles
  8. 7. Sunny Trip
    Veronica
  9. 8. Spite Spat
    Archie
  10. 9. On Top of Ole Smoky
    Charley Hawse
  11. 10. Sam has Moved to Miami
    Jughead
  12. 11. Double Takes
  13. 12. [Archie's Special Digest Offer]
  14. 13. Boobism
    Moose
  15. 14. TV or Not TV
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. ["Archie, where are you going?"]
    Archie's Pop Gag Bag
  17. 16. Lucky Streak
    Archie
  18. 17. Walkie Talkie
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. Special Delivery
    Chuck
  20. 19. Cruise Director
    Archie
  21. 20. Laugh Along With Little Archie
    Little Archie
  22. 21. Boob Box
    Archie
  23. 22. Weather Weary
    Moose
  24. 23. Now You See It/Now You Don't
    Josie
  25. 24. [Katy Keene Fan Club]
  26. 25. Ball Brawl
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. The Tryout
    Archie
  28. 27. Little Squirts
    Li'l Jinx
  29. 28. The Hero Business
    Reggie
  30. 29. Some Cards
    Li'l Jinx
  31. 30. ["Archie, stop bothering me!"]
    Mr. Lodge Gag Bag
  32. 31. Jury Jest
    Archie
  33. 32. Beach Peaches
    Archie
  34. 33. The Non-Believers
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Hex Vex
    Sabrina
  36. 35. Tickled Pink
    Veronica
  37. 36. Cap the Climax
    Archie
  38. 37. Dicker Snicker
    Archie
  39. 38. [Archie Fan Club]
  40. 39. ["Striped knee-highs are the thing now!"]
    Betty's Gag Bag
  41. 40. Beachhead/Melody Of Love
    Josie
  42. 41. Beach Banter
    Jughead
  43. 42. Head Bed
    Jughead
  44. 43. Veroncia Says: Water Ski!
    Veronica
  45. 44. Adventureland
    Archie
  46. 45. Great Skate
    Jughead
  47. 46. [Be a Star!]
    Ohio Sales
  48. 47. Lodge-ical Conclusion
  49. 48. The Switch Pitch
    Archie
  50. 49. Practice!
    Archie
  51. 50. Story Board
    Archie
  52. 51. Opening Night
    Pop Tate
  53. 52. Veronica's Pin-Up Page
    Veronica
  54. 53. Extra-Sensory Deception
    Betty and Veronica
  55. 54. Dig That Gig
    Archie
  56. 55. [Little Archie Digest #18]
  57. 56. Cooking with Gags
    Moose
  58. 57. The Scooter Race
    Little Archie
  59. 58. ["Archie, give me a hand!"]
    Archie's Pop Gag Bag
  60. 59. Voices of Doom
    Jughead
  61. 60. Wet and Wild
    Dilton
  62. 61. Slow Beau!
    Dilton Doiley
  63. 62. Thumb Fun
    Archie
  64. 63. Curiosity
    Betty and Veronica
  65. 64. Marvelous Marvel
    Mr. Lodge
  66. 65. Bag Grab
    Veronica
  67. 66. Cheese & Quackers
    Super Duck
  68. 67. I Remember Momma
    Betty and Me
  69. 68. Wayward Whirl
    Archie
  70. 69. Dry Cleaned
    Moose
  71. 70. Long Time No Sea
    Archie
  72. 71. The Passing of the Buck
    Jughead
  73. 72. ["Dear Greg - I was glad to get your letter today!"]
  74. 73. ["People really should conserve gasoline!"]
    Veronica Gag Bag
  75. 74. Bells Are Ringing
    Archie
  76. 75. Warlock War
    Sabrina
  77. 76. ["Sand flies!"]
    Big Ethel Pin Up
  78. 77. Playing the Game
    Archie
  79. 78. [Archie's Checklist]
  80. 79. Fright Strategy
    Reggie
  81. 80. The Hole Truth
    Archie
  82. 81. The Men Behind the Woman
    Betty and Veronica
  83. 82. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  84. 83. ["I tripped Arch ---"]
    Jughead Pin Up
  85. 84. Roadside Rest
    The Archies
  86. 85. [Decisions Decisions Decisions]
    Veronica
  87. 86. Out of Left Field
    Li'l Jinx
  88. 87. Mad Fad
    Betty and Veronica
  89. 88. Teen Tan
    Veronica
  90. 89. Zoo Who!
    Archie
  91. 90. Screamerama
    Jughead
  92. 91. You Know You're In Love When
    Betty
  93. 92. Pleasin' Reason
    Jughead
  94. 93. Who's Lion
    Jughead
  95. 94. [Juicy Pineapple]
  96. 95. [no title indexed]
  97. 96. [Bonkers! Fruit Candy]
    Bonkers!
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