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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
160
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Feb. and Aug.)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
72262746950295
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors:
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
Halloween; Moon; pumpkins; witches

Indexer Notes

Halloween cover.

["The coolest Archie shirts around!"] (Table of Contents)

popfunk / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Archie t-shirts.

Inside front cover.

Saving the Monster Museum (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Phil Felix (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Jason Plodd
Synopsis:
Jason Plodd, curator of the local museum that specializes in supernatural artifacts, hires the kids to investigate rumors of witches and ghosts in neighboring towns.

["Archie Meets KISS"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Meets KISS mini-series.

["Archie Comics Digital Universe"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Archie Comic's digital download app.

Betty's Diary (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie flip a coin to see who gets to ask Veronica out.
Reprints:
  • from ?

A Night to Remember (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie thinks Betty is moving away from Riverdale so decides to give her one perfect night before she leaves.
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Mutual Appreciation Society (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty thinks Veronica is a "know-it-all" and Veronica thinks Betty shouldn't be such a do-gooder.
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["Kevin Keller Four Issue Mini-series"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Order form for the 4 issue Kevin Keller mini series.

["Archie the Married Life"] (Table of Contents)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for Archie the Married Life collection.

Career Daze (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Ms. Mercury
Synopsis:
As Career Day comes to Riverdale, the girls dream about which career paths they'd like to follow.
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Dollars & Sense (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty tries to explain the concept of the "dollar store" to Veronica.
Reprints:
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Chip Off the Old Block (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jay Ditto
Synopsis:
Veronica finds a potato chip that looks like Archie. The story spreads until she appears on the Late Show with Jay Ditto.
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Indexer Notes

Jay Ditto is an homage to late-night TV host Jay Leno.

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

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information for Life With Archie magazine.

["Archie Comics Digital Universe"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Information about Archie Comics digital comics.

Out, Darned Spot (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Moose Mason; Midge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty throws a party but Archie manages to make mess after mess.
Reprints:
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Pick Kick (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty want's Archie's opinion on which lipstick looks the best.
Reprints:
  • from ?

["Good Heavens! Your house sounds haunted!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie helps Veronica carve a pumpkin for Halloween.
Reprints:
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Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

On the Job (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica's father thinks she spends too much time on the phone.
Reprints:
  • from ?

[Ginger #1] (Table of Contents)

Ginger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Used as a title page for the next section containing Ginger reprints.

Winner Lose (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger; Patsy; Bunny; Ickky; Beanpole Kelly
Synopsis:
Ginger plans to steal Bunny's date for prom to get even for Bunny stealing her date.
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The People's Choice (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger
Synopsis:
Ginger can't decide which sweater to buy.
Reprints:
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Spies and Dolls (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger; Patsy; Ickky
Synopsis:
When the girls go on strike from dating the boys dress Ickky up in a dress and send him to get information.
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["The Best of Archie Comics"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Best of Archie Comics collection.

["Obama and Palin in Riverdale"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Obama & Palin in Riverdale collection.

It's all in the Bag! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Von Pablo
Synopsis:
Veronica must find the perfect date to go with her new Phrada handbag.
Reprints:
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Virtues! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Unscramble the letters puzzle.
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Indexer Notes

The signature that appears in the original printing is absent in this printing.

Secret Recipe (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
John Workman (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty makes an apple crisp for Archie but her mom's bridge club accidentally eats it.
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Betty's Fashion Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper
Reprints:
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Indexer Notes

Paper doll.

["Archie Christmas Classics"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Christmas Classics collection.

["Archie World Tour"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie World Tour collection.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch (Table of Contents)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
?

Characters:
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as a title page for the next section featuring Sabrina reprints.

Wild, Wicked Ways (Table of Contents)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Principal Hexley; Gretchen
Synopsis:
Sabrina helps out at a school for young witches during her break.
Reprints:

Unforseen Scene (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Sabrina uses her powers to get ready quickly in the morning.
Reprints:
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Good Neighbor Sam (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Harvey; Harry the Horse
Synopsis:
Harvey throws a tomato at Harry the Horse but Sabrina gets blamed.
Reprints:
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["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Order form for Sabrina the Animated Series collection.

["The Best of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Best of Sabrina the Teenage Witch collection.

["What shall we do tonight?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica want Archie and Jughead to be spontaneous.
Reprints:
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Indexer Notes

comic strip reprint.

Running Gag (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Web (credited)
Pencils:
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Mrs. Benson; Luci (Mrs. Benson's cat)
Synopsis:
Betty's morning run is interrupted when she stops to retrieve an old lady's cat.
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Indexer Notes

In this printing the name of the cat is changed from Lucifer to "Luci!", leaving some extra blank space in certain word balloons.

Poetic Injustice! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica goes to the park to get inspiration for her poetry assignment.
Reprints:
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Family Fight (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
The teens take on their parents on the game show Family Fight.
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Indexer Notes

Family Fight is a parody of the game show Family Feud.

History Buff (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
McDermott (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is inspired to throw a toga party during her Greek history class.
Reprints:
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For Veronica's Eyes Only (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Justin Tanley; Dilton Doiley; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Veronica starts wearing glasses to attract a boy and suddenly becomes more studious.
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["The Archie Babies"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Archie Babies collection.

["The original seven Archie "Will You Marry Me?" issues available now as a set"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Information on ordering the original 7 issues that published the "Will You Marry Me?" storyline.

Cultured Pearls (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Kathleen Web (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica try to take Archie and Reggie to the ballet.
Reprints:
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Romantic Times (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Adams; Mrs. Adams
Synopsis:
Betty and Archie volunteer at a retirement community and discuss how romance has changed with the modern times.
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["Subscribe Today"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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["Archie Wall Art now available"] (Table of Contents)

Allposters.com / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Archie posters.

Inside back cover.

["The Empire of Gut and Bone"] (Table of Contents)

Scholastic Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for a series of novels by M.T. Anderson.

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["The coolest Archie shirts around!"]
    popfunk
  3. 2. Saving the Monster Museum
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  5. 4. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
  6. 5. Betty's Diary
    Betty
  7. 6. A Night to Remember
    Betty
  8. 7. Mutual Appreciation Society
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Kevin Keller Four Issue Mini-series"]
  10. 9. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  11. 10. Career Daze
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Dollars & Sense
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Chip Off the Old Block
    Veronica
  14. 13. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  15. 14. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
  16. 15. Out, Darned Spot
    Betty
  17. 16. Pick Kick
    Betty
  18. 17. ["Good Heavens! Your house sounds haunted!"]
    Archie
  19. 18. On the Job
    Veronica
  20. 19. [Ginger #1]
    Ginger
  21. 20. Winner Lose
    Ginger
  22. 21. The People's Choice
    Ginger
  23. 22. Spies and Dolls
    Ginger
  24. 23. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  25. 24. ["Obama and Palin in Riverdale"]
  26. 25. It's all in the Bag!
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Virtues!
    Veronica
  28. 27. Secret Recipe
    Betty
  29. 28. Betty's Fashion Page
  30. 29. ["Archie Christmas Classics"]
  31. 30. ["Archie World Tour"]
  32. 31. Sabrina the Teenage Witch
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  33. 32. Wild, Wicked Ways
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  34. 33. Unforseen Scene
    Sabrina
  35. 34. Good Neighbor Sam
    Sabrina
  36. 35. ["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"]
  37. 36. ["The Best of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"]
  38. 37. ["What shall we do tonight?"]
    Archie
  39. 38. Running Gag
    Betty
  40. 39. Poetic Injustice!
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Family Fight
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. History Buff
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. For Veronica's Eyes Only
    Veronica
  44. 43. ["The Archie Babies"]
  45. 44. ["The original seven Archie "Will You Marry Me?" issues available now as a set"]
  46. 45. Cultured Pearls
    Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. Romantic Times
    Betty
  48. 47. ["Subscribe Today"]
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  50. 49. ["Archie Wall Art now available"]
    Allposters.com
  51. 50. ["The Empire of Gut and Bone"]
    Scholastic Books
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Shad Z. Daly
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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