(September 1976)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Barcode:
0271000699709
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard US digest size
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[“Doesn't the last day of school make you feel sort of sad ?”] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo; Harry Lucey; Joe Edwards
Inks:
Rudy Lapick; Marty Epp; Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Reggie; Archie; Super Duck; Li'l Jinx; Jughead; Bingo; Samantha; Rebel; Little Archie

Indexer Notes

The Bingo, Samantha & Rebel illustrations are from the "Dunes of Doom" story. The Super Duck illustration is from "The Good Scout" story. The small Jughead & Archie illustration is from the "Dog Daze" story. The small Betty & Veronica illustration is from the "Bully for You" story. Lastly, the "Li'l Jinx" illustration is from "The Grand Sand Play" story.

Bully for You (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Archie; Reggie; Bertha; Jughead
Synopsis:
Veronica hires a burly woman to bully all the boys away from Betty and her at the beach so they can ogle a handsome lifeguard.
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Lest You Forget (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Fred Andrews; Joe
Synopsis:
Archie has images of Betty and Veronica on everything, including a reversible picture that allows him to display either one of them depending on who's there. Meanwhile, Betty has pictures of Archie all over the house, including an Archie tie, an Archie coffee cup, and an Archie pin-up calendar.
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[“How do you like daddy's new custom convertible?”] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica; Archie; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge's new convertible is so big the spare in the trunk is a spare car.
Reprints:
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The Pizza Pusher (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Pop Tate's pizza delivery boys Archie and Jughead keep trying to deliver a pizza to a "Mrs. Webber," but every time they do, Jughead eats the entire pizza and then pays Pop to make another one. Finally Pop reveals to Archie that there is no Mrs. Webber and this is all a plot to get money out of Jughead.
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Palm Trees and Pussycats (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Alan; Valerie; Alex Cabot; Festerly; El Bosso
Synopsis:
Caught in a tropical storm on a trip to Florida, the Pussycats take shelter in an abandoned beach house, where a spy mistakes them for his contacts and gives them a book containing U.S. military secrets.
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[“Li'l Jinx has two favorite fruits! Fill in the even numbers to find out what they are!”] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx
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[“You really love going on these hikes ...huh Pop!?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Pop [Fred Andrews]; Jughead
Synopsis:
Archie and his father are hiking simply because the mother thinks they should.
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The Amorous Anglers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Stan; Charlie
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica's sudden interest in fishing just happens to coincide with their learning of Stan, the handsome man who rents the boats at the dock.
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Taken For a Ride! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Shrimpy [George Smith]; Pierre; Pony-Tailed Girl
Synopsis:
The pony-tailed girl wants a ride in Pierre's boat.
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Fair Warning! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Pierre; Pony-Tailed Girl
Synopsis:
The girl is warned that George Smith is mad at Pierre for taking her on his boat.
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Beauty or the Beast (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Alec; Wilbur; Laurie; Linda
Synopsis:
Wilbur and Alec plan to knock on Laurie's door in the early morning to see if she's a natural beauty.
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Ice Going (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Mr. Bloop; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
The completely broke Jughead gets a job delivering an ice sculpture to Mr. Lodge.
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The Grand Sand Play! (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; teen
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Daddy
Synopsis:
Li’l Jinx digs up buried pirate treasure at the beach, then cannot remember where she was digging.
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[“Golly! A complete set of the great classics!”] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Archie; Pop [Fred Andrews]
Synopsis:
Betty looks at Pop Andrew's bookshelf.
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Troubled Waters (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie launches Mr. Lodge's new boat without tying it to a line beforehand.
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Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica goes on a road trip to “rough it” because she feels confined at home.
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Delightful Sightful (Table of Contents)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Big Ethel; Betty; Lifeguard
Synopsis:
Big Ethel flirts with a lifeguard.
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Scrambles (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks:
?
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?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty; Veronica
Synopsis:
Unscramble the given words to see what the girls bought while shopping.
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Gold (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Super Duck; Professor; Fauntleroy
Synopsis:
Super Duck takes a gold detector to the beach and finds a treasure chest.
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[“Jughead! Can't you keep your darn cat home nights?”] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Pop [Fred Andrews]
Synopsis:
Archie complains about Jughead's cat making noises outside his window.
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Deserted Village (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Sampson Smythe; Samantha; Bingo Wilkin; Willie Wilkin; Sheila Wilkin; Teddy Tambourine; Buddy; Rebel
Synopsis:
Both families decide to go to the beach thinking they won't see each other for the day.
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Dunes of Doom (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Willie Wilkin; Bingo; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Wilkin; Wilma Smythe; Samantha; Teddy Tambourine; Buddy; Rebel
Reprints:

Pyramid Club (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha; Teddy Tambourine; Buddy; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Rebel
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Sand Bagged (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Willie Wilkin; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Wilkin; Wilma Smythe; Bingo Wilkin; Samantha; Rebel
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[“One of the most highly regarded game fishes is the Marlin, classified as “Big Game” to the ardent fisherman.”] (Table of Contents)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Brief article on marlins accompanied by a nearly half-page illustration.

[“Look! I don't mind you totin' em but I do mind you pointing them at people!”] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Archie; Veronica
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge objects to Archie's pointing his toy guns at people.
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Arrivederci Archie (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Veronica; Smithers; Archie; Pop [Fred Andrews]
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge and Smithers dance for joy when they learn that Archie is moving South, until Archie arrives to say goodbye and demonstrate all the sports he'll be able to play in his new home.
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Guess What I Am (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Veronica; Reggie; Betty; Archie; Dilton
Synopsis:
Guess what the masquerading characters came as.
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Good Sport! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Shrimpy; Bridget
Synopsis:
Shrimpy gives up playing a board game with Bridget.
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Past Blast (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine ?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Roger
Synopsis:
Sabrina inhabits the bodies of various historical figures to get a first hand view of history.
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Interior Design (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Midge
Synopsis:
Betty shows Midge her heavily Archie-decorated room and talks about all the plans she has to get his attention.
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Fashion Photo Model (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
An article about being a fashion model as an occupation. Accompanied by a small illustration.
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Makes the Eel Kneel (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
Victor Gorelick
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Little Archie; Eel; Fats; Little Moose Mason; Little Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; un-named policemen
Synopsis:
A bank robber stashes his loot at the bottom of Carson's Creek. When he comes back to get it, Little Archie, Reggie and Moose are diving there, looking for old bottles.
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[“How does their bond club work?”] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Pop [Fred Andrews]; Archie; Reggie
Synopsis:
Pops Andrews wants to join the boy's “bond club.”
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Ice Cream for You (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Veronica; Ice Cream Representative
Synopsis:
An ice cream company representative wants to pay Jughead ten thousand dollars for his “Goo Heaven” ice cream formula.
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Zoo Pooh! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Daddy
Synopsis:
Li’l Jinx prefers Gregory's zoo to the real one.
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Bully Girl (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica; Archie; Betty; Jughead; Reggie; Midge; Big Moose
Synopsis:
Veronica learns judo and begins trying it out on all of her friends.
Reprints:

[“Why is Archie grumbling “darn moon”?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Archie
Reprints:
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Derby Day (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pat the Brat; Susie; Blinky; Half-Pint
Synopsis:
Pat bets Suzie fifty jellybeans his soap box car can beat hers.
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The Good Scout (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Super Duck; Fauntleroy; Uwanna; Dapper Duck
Synopsis:
Super Duck takes the troop camping and encounters Dapper Duck and Uwanna.
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Dog Daze (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Veronica; Betty
Synopsis:
Archie vehemently denies that he lets Veronica treat him "like a pet poodle," but obeys whenever he hears her say "sit."
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[“Are you gonna keep that eager beaver??”] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead; Archie
Synopsis:
Jughead has a pet beaver.
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Disguise the Limit (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty; Mr. Lodge; Veronica; Smithers; Archie; Jughead
Synopsis:
Veronica treats Betty to a new full body mud pack, then runs off to pick up her mother at the airport. When Betty tries to remove the pack, she ends up scaring everyone she encounters.
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Veronica's Coloring Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Characters:
Veronica
Synopsis:
Veronica on a large plastic floating seahorse being towed by a swimming Archie.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [“Doesn't the last day of school make you feel sort of sad ?”]
  2. 1. Bully for You
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Lest You Forget
    Archie
  4. 3. [“How do you like daddy's new custom convertible?”]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. The Pizza Pusher
    Jughead
  6. 5. Palm Trees and Pussycats
    Josie
  7. 6. [“Li'l Jinx has two favorite fruits! Fill in the even numbers to find out what they are!”]
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. [“You really love going on these hikes ...huh Pop!?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  9. 8. The Amorous Anglers
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Taken For a Ride!
    Shrimpy
  11. 10. Fair Warning!
    Shrimpy
  12. 11. Beauty or the Beast
    Wilbur
  13. 12. Ice Going
    Jughead
  14. 13. The Grand Sand Play!
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. [“Golly! A complete set of the great classics!”]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  16. 15. Troubled Waters
    Archie
  17. 16. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
    Veronica
  18. 17. Delightful Sightful
    Big Ethel
  19. 18. Scrambles
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Gold
    Super Duck
  21. 20. [“Jughead! Can't you keep your darn cat home nights?”]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  22. 21. Deserted Village
    That Wilkin Boy
  23. 22. Dunes of Doom
    That Wilkin Boy
  24. 23. Pyramid Club
    That Wilkin Boy
  25. 24. Sand Bagged
    That Wilkin Boy
  26. 25. [“One of the most highly regarded game fishes is the Marlin, classified as “Big Game” to the ardent fisherman.”]
    Nature's Notebook
  27. 26. [“Look! I don't mind you totin' em but I do mind you pointing them at people!”]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  28. 27. Arrivederci Archie
    Archie
  29. 28. Guess What I Am
  30. 29. Good Sport!
    Shrimpy
  31. 30. Past Blast
    Sabrina
  32. 31. Interior Design
    Betty
  33. 32. Fashion Photo Model
  34. 33. Makes the Eel Kneel
    Little Archie
  35. 34. [“How does their bond club work?”]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  36. 35. Ice Cream for You
    Jughead
  37. 36. Zoo Pooh!
    Li'l Jinx
  38. 37. Bully Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. [“Why is Archie grumbling “darn moon”?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  40. 39. Derby Day
    Pat the Brat
  41. 40. The Good Scout
    Super Duck
  42. 41. Dog Daze
    Archie
  43. 42. [“Are you gonna keep that eager beaver??”]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  44. 43. Disguise the Limit
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. Veronica's Coloring Page
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