(November 1977)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
165 ?
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Barcode:
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Editing:
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Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard US digest size
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["What's this silly t-shirt painting fad going to get you, girls?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Li'l Jinx; Sabrina Spellman; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Little Archie; Little Betty; Little Veronica

Indexer Notes

Same script as Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1950 Series) #95.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Varmint (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty dresses up as a cowgirl.

Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews

Field Day (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Tony Whitney
Synopsis:
Midge stops going steady with Moose. After seeing Midge date Reggie without repercussions, Archie decides it's time to see less of Veronica and start playing the field.
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Compassion (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Jughead finally sticks up for Big Ethel when he hears her being insulted and mocked by a bunch of strangers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit changed to match the credits printed in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #183.

Jughead's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead jones; Mary Andrews

Caught In The Middle (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Rebel
Synopsis:
Bingo and Samantha break up, to the approval of their fathers, but their mothers decide to get them back together again.
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George Washington Maze (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Characters:
Little Archie (as George Washington)
Keywords:
Puzzle

Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
?
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle

The Web (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to sabotage Betty's date with Archie.

Which Witch Is Right? (Table of Contents)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Cousin Ambrose; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Suspecting that Sabrina is a witch, Reggie tries to trap her into admitting it by asking her to define "witch."
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Reggie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie test Reggie's new tires.

Sneak, Squeak, and Creek (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie saves his parents from car theives.

Is Everybody Happy? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie, Veronica, and Betty tell readers what make her happy.

Archie's Gag Bag (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie offers his mom the vegetables stuck to his car's fender.

Daddy's Girl! (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Mr. Jones; Albert; Pepper
Synopsis:
Josie accuses her father of raising her as a tomboy because he always wanted a boy. She decides she's going to be sickeningly feminine from now on.
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New Recipe (Table of Contents)

Pat The Brat / 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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Pat The Brat; Pat's mom
Synopsis:
Pat loses his baseball.

Sweating It Out! (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee goes to the beach to exercise.

Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Berdie
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy talks with Berdie about her switch to another school.

Pearl Diver (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is shocked - - shocked - - that people actually make costume jewelry!
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Mopy Duck (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Super Duck; Fauntleroy
Synopsis:
Super Duck and Fauntleroy get stuck inside a whale.

You Can Bank On It! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holliday

Li'l Jinx Puzzles (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards?
Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Contains a maze and a color-by-number.
Keywords:
Puzzle

Base Bawl (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Super Duck; Fauntleroy

Indexer Notes

Also features one hand-written speech bubble.

Betty and Veronica Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews

Brand X: Part One (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Midge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The girls go around with stamps "branding" their boyfriends.
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Round-Up Time: Part Two (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Jughead ends up getting "branded" by several girls.
Reprints:

Delayed Action (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Tough Teddy
Synopsis:
Teddy plans to make time with Samantha while Bingo is in the next town running an errand for her father, but something always prevents Bingo from leaving.
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Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews

The Well Dressed Man! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

Groovy Status Symbols! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge

Boat Goat (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
The Andrews family goes out in a boat that capsizes, and they wind up on a desert island.
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Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews

Cover Girl! (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Sock; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
It's such a scorching hot day that the boys don't pay any attention to Josie and Pepper. Melody has the opposite problem: she has to keep completely covered up or the boys will pay too much attention to her.
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On His Level (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Shrimpy; Daphne
Reprints:

Science Friction (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday

Never Look A Gift Horse (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews

Betty and Veronica Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge

Time On His Hands (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Super Duck; Fauntleroy; Uwanna Duck

Strings Attached (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle

Little Archie Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Little Archie; Little Betty; Little Reggie; Little Jughead
Keywords:
Puzzle

Reggie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy

Scent of Success (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Cricket O'Dell
Synopsis:
Archie discovers that Cricket O'Dell doesn't only have the power to smell money, but to trace the scent of anyone who is rich. He asks Cricket to lead him to Veronica, over the objections of Dilton, who wants to make a scientific study of Cricket's powers instead of using them for cheap romantic gain.
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Star Struck (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Betty and Veronica Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Berdie

["One Jughead Digest coming up!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Jughead Jones Comics Digest (Archie, 1977 Series) #3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

["Fantastic!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Offer for Archie digests.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["What's this silly t-shirt painting fad going to get you, girls?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Varmint
    Betty
  4. 3. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  5. 4. Field Day
    Archie
  6. 5. Compassion
    Jughead
  7. 6. Jughead's Gag Bag
    Jughead
  8. 7. Caught In The Middle
    That Wilkin Boy
  9. 8. George Washington Maze
    Little Archie
  10. 9. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  11. 10. The Web
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Which Witch Is Right?
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  13. 12. Reggie's Gag Bag
    Reggie
  14. 13. Sneak, Squeak, and Creek
    Little Archie
  15. 14. Is Everybody Happy?
    Archie
  16. 15. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  17. 16. Daddy's Girl!
    Josie
  18. 17. New Recipe
    Pat The Brat
  19. 18. Sweating It Out!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  20. 19. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  21. 20. Pearl Diver
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Mopy Duck
    Super Duck
  23. 22. You Can Bank On It!
    Li'l Jinx
  24. 23. Li'l Jinx Puzzles
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. Base Bawl
    Super Duck
  26. 25. Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Brand X: Part One
    Archie
  28. 27. Round-Up Time: Part Two
    Archie
  29. 28. Delayed Action
    That Wilkin Boy
  30. 29. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  31. 30. The Well Dressed Man!
    Jughead
  32. 31. Groovy Status Symbols!
    Veronica
  33. 32. Boat Goat
    Little Archie
  34. 33. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  35. 34. Cover Girl!
    Josie
  36. 35. On His Level
    Shrimpy
  37. 36. Science Friction
    Li'l Jinx
  38. 37. Never Look A Gift Horse
    Archie
  39. 38. Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Time On His Hands
    Super Duck
  41. 40. Strings Attached
    Jughead
  42. 41. Little Archie Puzzle Page
    Little Archie
  43. 42. Reggie's Gag Bag
    Reggie
  44. 43. Scent of Success
    Archie
  45. 44. Star Struck
    Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
    Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. ["One Jughead Digest coming up!"]
    Jughead
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
  49. 48. ["Fantastic!"]
    Archie
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