(February 2011)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year except May and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
72262746953301
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #1 [Direct].

ISSN: 10954953

Cover Title: Archie & Friends Double Digest
Indicia Title: Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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[My Comics Are Archie Comics] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Ad for Archie Comic's Digital download service.

[Title Page] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Title page and credits for the lead story.

Adventures in the Wonder Realm Part One (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stephen Oswald
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Joe Morciglio; Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Archie's parents; Harlem Globetrotters [Meadowlark Lemon; others] (cameo; flashback); Li'l Archie (cameo; flashback); Li'l Jughead (cameo; flashback); Li'l Reggie (cameo; flashback); Li'l Betty (cameo; flashback); Li'l Veronica (cameo; flashback)
Synopsis:
Dilton creates a MMO computer game that allows the Archie Gang to enter the computer landscape thru their ZBox's. When something goes wrong, the Archie Gang is trapped inside the game.

Dilton's Doofy Inventions (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton invents a boomerang baseball, a remote controlled vacuum, air-conditioned hat, spinach-ripple ice cream, robot dance shoes, banannas and oranges with edible skin, artificial turf toupee and a dictionary with blank pages.
Reprints:
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Indexer Notes

This might be from Dilton's Strange Science (Archie, 1989 series) #4 but needs confirmation.

[Archie Comic Book Club] (Table of Contents)

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Ad for the Archie Comic Book Club.

[Comic Book Fairs] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Information on helping your school have an Archie Comics themed book fair.

The Great Haunt Hunt (Table of Contents)

Svenson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Svenson; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Svenson thinks his new apartment is haunted.
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Boobology (Table of Contents)

Moose / filler / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy wants Moose to read something with more "meat" to it.
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  • From ?

[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Subscription form for Life with Archie magazine.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
House ad for Jughead's Double Digest #165-168.

Symptomania (Table of Contents)

Chuck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Colors:
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Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Coach Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Chuck is a hypochondriac, but Dilton figures out how to cure him.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Plane Crazy (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Doug Crane
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee sees paper airplanes in the hallway and jumps to the wrong conclusion.
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Indexer Notes

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

Secrets of the Deep Part One (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The Riverdale Gang go to Florida to study marine animals and discover a chest of gold coins while scuba diving.
Reprints:
  • From ?

[Politics Unusual!] (Table of Contents)

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

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Synopsis:
Order form for Archie #616 and 617, including the variant covers, that contain the "Campaign Pain" storyline featuring Barack Obama and Sarah Palin.

[New Kids Off The Wall] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Order form for 6 issues that contain the "New Kids Off The Wall" storyline.

Secrets of the Deep Part Two (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
While trying to raise the box of gold coins they found on the ocean floor, the Riverdale gang is attacked by the crooks who stole the loot in the first place.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Hare Raising (Table of Contents)

Reggie / 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
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie and Jughead try to pull a joke on Archie by having Jughead dress in a giant rabbit suit.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Given the Business (Table of Contents)

Pop Tate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Pop Tate says he'll give Jughead the story when he retires. Then strange accidents happen around Pop Tate, he believes that Jughead and Archie are trying to get him to retire.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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Synopsis:
House ad for Life with Archie Magazine #5.

[Archie Digest Collector's Sets] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Order form for Archie Digest backissues.

[Archie's Weird Mysteries] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Title page for the next section of the digest.

The Faculstein Monster! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Castiglia (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Coach Clayton; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley; The Faculstein Monster; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
A Faculstein Monster is created by combining the worst aspects of four of Riverdale's teachers.
Reprints:

Fall For It Classic! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Castiglia
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smelltoids; Brawnux
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead tune into an outer space sports match on Jughead's new Super-Duper Satellite TV.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Indexer Notes

This story is also reprinted in The Best of Archie Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #[nn]

[Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Buy three Archie graphic novels and get the fourth one for free.

[Archie Receives Stamp of Approval] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Information on the Archie Postage Stamp.

Stamp of Approval (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / 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
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Through a series of mishaps Jughead ends up covering himself in stamps.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Call to Arms (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie thinks he has the secret to beating Moose in arm-wrestling.
Reprints:

["Don't hollar, I served you first, didn't I ?!?"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee ends up wearing his lunch.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Heated Discussion (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie tests Dilton's latest invention, a Thermo Gravity Infra-Red Funnel Field Belt.
Reprints:
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A Close Shave (Table of Contents)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Put the letters in order puzzle.

Prize Rise (Table of Contents)

Reggie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie awards Veronica first prize as the most attractive girl at his party.
Reprints:
  • From ?

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents)

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Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Information on ordering all ten volumes of the Archie Americana series.

[B & V Friends Double Digest] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
House ad for Betty and Veronica Double Digest #209-212.

Sliding Scale (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie take Jughead to a ski resort with them, but when Jughead turns out to be a better snowboarder than they are, all the girls ignore Archie and Reggie and follow Jughead around.
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Communication Gap (Table of Contents)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Coach Clayton; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats shows Coach Clayton how to get the players to stop watching girls and practice.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Lob Job (Table of Contents)

Mr. Lodge / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge gets Veronica a job delivering papers.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Snow Go (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / filler / 0.5 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
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie builds a snowman that looks like Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Back to Science (Table of Contents)

Professor Flutesnoot / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Circle-a-word puzzle.
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Kiss Bliss! (Table of Contents)

Moose / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee is going to teach Moose not to kiss girls in the hallways.
Reprints:
  • From ?

[Li'l Jinx Not So Li'l Anymore...] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
House ad for the revamped Li'l Jinx series.

[Love & Marriage] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Ad for the Love & Marriage graphic novel.

[Archie 3000] (Table of Contents)

Archie 3000 / filler / 1 page (report information)

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Synopsis:
Title page for the next section which contains Archie 3000 stories.

Flower Power (Table of Contents)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Archie 3000; Betty 3000; Veronica 3000; Dilton 3000; Jughead 3000; Reggie 3000
Synopsis:
Betty 3000 sends Archie 3000 an exotic plant that begins to grow out of control in Earth's atmosphere.
Reprints:
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Veronica's Planet! (Table of Contents)

Veronica 3000 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Veronica 3000; Betty 3000
Synopsis:
Veronica 3000's dad buys her a planet.
Reprints:
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[Veronica Times Three] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Ad for three Veronica books for ten dollars.

[Archie and Friends Double Digest] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
House ad for Archie & Friends Double Digest #1-5

Sculpture Schemer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica and a professional sculptor enter a snow sculpture contest to prevent Betty and Archie from winning the five hundred dollar prize and spending it together.
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Dilton's Double (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Mindy Eisman (credited)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Dr. Artie Fishal
Synopsis:
Dilton signs up for a time management course and gets an android that is supposed to do his unwanted chores so he will have more time to do things he wants to do.
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[Now is the best time to subscribe.] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Subscription information for Archie's Digest line.

[Next Time in Archie & Friends Double Digest] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
House ad for the next issue.

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia information.

[archiedigital.com] (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Information on Archie's digital comics.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dragon Quest / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Synopsis:
Ad for the Nintendo DS video game Dragon Quest.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. [My Comics Are Archie Comics]
  3. 2. [Title Page]
  4. 3. Adventures in the Wonder Realm Part One
    Archie & Friends
  5. 4. Dilton's Doofy Inventions
  6. 5. [Archie Comic Book Club]
  7. 6. [Comic Book Fairs]
  8. 7. The Great Haunt Hunt
    Svenson
  9. 8. Boobology
    Moose
  10. 9. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. Symptomania
    Chuck
  13. 12. Plane Crazy
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. Secrets of the Deep Part One
    Archie at Riverdale
  15. 14. [Politics Unusual!]
  16. 15. [New Kids Off The Wall]
  17. 16. Secrets of the Deep Part Two
    Archie at Riverdale
  18. 17. Hare Raising
    Reggie
  19. 18. Given the Business
    Pop Tate
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. [Archie Digest Collector's Sets]
  22. 21. [Archie's Weird Mysteries]
  23. 22. The Faculstein Monster!
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  24. 23. Fall For It Classic!
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  25. 24. [Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!]
  26. 25. [Archie Receives Stamp of Approval]
  27. 26. Stamp of Approval
    Archie & Friends
  28. 27. Call to Arms
    Reggie
  29. 28. ["Don't hollar, I served you first, didn't I ?!?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Pin-Up
  30. 29. Heated Discussion
    Archie & Dilton
  31. 30. A Close Shave
    Reggie
  32. 31. Prize Rise
    Reggie
  33. 32. [Archie Americana Series]
  34. 33. [B & V Friends Double Digest]
  35. 34. Sliding Scale
    Archie & Friends
  36. 35. Communication Gap
    Coach Kleats
  37. 36. Lob Job
    Mr. Lodge
  38. 37. Snow Go
    Mr. Weatherbee
  39. 38. Back to Science
    Professor Flutesnoot
  40. 39. Kiss Bliss!
    Moose
  41. 40. [Li'l Jinx Not So Li'l Anymore...]
  42. 41. [Love & Marriage]
  43. 42. [Archie 3000]
    Archie 3000
  44. 43. Flower Power
    Archie 3000
  45. 44. Veronica's Planet!
    Veronica 3000
  46. 45. [Veronica Times Three]
  47. 46. [Archie and Friends Double Digest]
  48. 47. Sculpture Schemer
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. Dilton's Double
    Dilton
  50. 49. [Now is the best time to subscribe.]
  51. 50. [Next Time in Archie & Friends Double Digest]
  52. 51. [archiedigital.com]
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
    Dragon Quest
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