(March 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except May and Dec.)
On-sale date:
2012-01-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie 70th Anniversary Classic; The Archie Library
Barcode:
72262746953312
Editing:
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors:
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Superteen [Betty Cooper]; Captain Hero [Jughead Jones]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]

Indexer Notes

Infinity cover.

["Download the Archie App for free"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Digital Download app.

Multiple Madness (Table of Contents)

Jughead as Captain Hero / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors:
Sal Contrera (credited)
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones [Captain Hero]; Betty Cooper [Superteen]; Archie Andrews [Pureheart]; Witch Doctor; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The Witch Doctor is using a Ditto Machine to make copies.
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Topped (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tops Reggie at ice skating by admitting he's not as good as Reggie.
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["Archie Meets KISS"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Meets KISS mini-series.

Election Selection (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Gus Lemoine (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Dilton uses a computer to determine what Reggie should do to become class president.
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Snow-Man Is an Island (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Oliver Sudden (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty learn about a local snow-man building contest.
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Right in the Kisser (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

["Archie Cyber Adventures"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Ordering information for Archie Cyber Adventures collection.

Paper Caper (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie pays Archie and Jughead to wallpaper a room.
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["Best Friends Forever"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Ordering information for Betty and Veronica Best Friends Forever collection.

That Doesn't Add Up! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead can't solve an algebra problem.
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["I'm thinking of giving Moose's workout regimen a try!"] (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; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie can't handle Moose's workout regimen.
Reprints:
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Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

To Chill or not to Chill (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Adam; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
A local newspaper holds a contest to see who can find the green doughnut that they have hidden in Riverdale.
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["Archie Marries Betty and Veronica"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Order form for back issues of Life With Archie magazine.

["The Magic of Sabrina"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Order form for The Magic of Sabrina collection.

The Spinoff (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy end up in detention for playing with Archie's Frisbee.
Reprints:
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["Archie's Weird Mysteries Graphic Novel"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Order form for Archie's Weird Mysteries collection.

Error Terror (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tells Mr. Lodge he never makes the same mistake twice.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Mysteries / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as a title page for the next section featuring reprints from Archie's Mysteries.

Teen Scene Investigators (Table of Contents)

Archie's Mysteries / comic story / 23 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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot; Matt Clark; Mary Fine; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The theft of two video game machines from two movie theaters lead the Teen Scene Investigators to a burglary ring that plans to rob the Lodge Mansion.
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Indexer Notes

First page is not included in the page count, it might belong to another story in the original printing.

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

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Indexer Notes

Ordering information for Barack Obama and Sarah Palin in Riverdale collection.

Foiled Again (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Stan Laurel (cameo); Oliver Hardy (cameo); Budd Abbott (cameo); Lou Costello (cameo); Dean Martin (cameo); Jerry Lewis (cameo)
Synopsis:
Reggie convinces Moose to be the straight man in his comedy act.
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["Archie Freshman Year"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Order form for the Archie Freshman Year collection.

Second Helping (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead look at self-help books at the bookstore.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The New Archies / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

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

Hot Dog Daze! (Table of Contents)

The New Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie challenges Archie to a skiing contest.
Reprints:
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Getting a Rise Out of a Rose! (Table of Contents)

The New Archies / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gets invited to a party at the Lodge Mansion where Mr. Lodge will unveil the new type of rose he has been growing.
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Snowball Brawl (Table of Contents)

The New Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
The kids claim they are too old for snowball fights but one breaks out anyway.
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["Archie World Tour"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie World Tour collection.

Make or Break Puzzle (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Rebus puzzle.

["The Best of Archie Comics"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Ordering information for The Best of Archie Comics collection.

Psyche Saga (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim Decarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Coach Clayton
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie both ask Veronica out at the same time so she decides she will go out with whichever one of them scores the most points in the next school basketball game.
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["My grades keep slipping!"] (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; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton advises Archie to spend more time in the library to help his grades.
Reprints:
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Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Window Shopping (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
T. Smith
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Peterson; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
At his job at Peterson's Pet Shop, Archie starts to clean out the window display without noticing the sign in the window.
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["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Ordering information for the Sabrina the Animated Series collection.

Ski Flee (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie crashes into a bear while skiing.
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["The original seven Archie Will You Marry Me issues"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Information to order the individual issues that make up the Will You Marry Me storyline.

Snow Snicker (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Klobber
Synopsis:
Reggie meets the bully who kicks sand in his face at the beach on the ski slope.
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["Mega Man"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Mega Man series.

Bursting the Bubble! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie is daydreaming of baseball in the middle of winter.
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Brrr...It's Cold Outside! (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Unscramble the phrase puzzle.

Picture Perfect! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is offended when Archie says an abstract painting reminds him of her.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Average copies preceding 12 months: 147633, issue nearest filing date: 141061.

["Archie and the Power Pets"] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the digital exclusive Archie and the Power Pets comic.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Open the Door, Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton opens doors titles "Club Room", "Trunk Room" and "How to make ends meet Room".
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Monsterpiece Theater! (Table of Contents)

Chuck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Adam Walmsley (credited)
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
When Archie delivers a valentine to Nancy from Chuck he accidentally gives her the wrong drawing.
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["Archie the Married Life"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie the Married Life collection and introducing the sneak peek that follows.

Lodge -- A Complaint! (Table of Contents)

Archie Loves Veronica / promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Uslan
Pencils:
Norm Breyfogle; Stan Goldberg (flashback, 3 panels on page 1)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Bob Smith (flashback, 3 panels on page 1)
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

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Indexer Notes

Ordering information for Archie the Married Life collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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["The Archie Comics App"] (Table of Contents)

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Ad for the Archie Comics Digital Comics download app.

Inside back cover.

["The Maul of America!"] (Table of Contents)

The Zombie Chasers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Ad for a series of books titled The Zombie Chasers.

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. ["Download the Archie App for free"]
  3. 2. Multiple Madness
    Jughead as Captain Hero
  4. 3. Topped
    Reggie
  5. 4. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  6. 5. Election Selection
    Reggie
  7. 6. Snow-Man Is an Island
    Archie
  8. 7. Right in the Kisser
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Archie Cyber Adventures"]
  10. 9. Paper Caper
    Reggie
  11. 10. ["Best Friends Forever"]
  12. 11. That Doesn't Add Up!
    Jughead
  13. 12. ["I'm thinking of giving Moose's workout regimen a try!"]
    Archie
  14. 13. To Chill or not to Chill
    Archie & Friends
  15. 14. ["Archie Marries Betty and Veronica"]
  16. 15. ["The Magic of Sabrina"]
  17. 16. The Spinoff
    Archie
  18. 17. ["Archie's Weird Mysteries Graphic Novel"]
  19. 18. Error Terror
    Archie
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Mysteries
  21. 20. Teen Scene Investigators
    Archie's Mysteries
  22. 21. ["Obama and Palin in Riverdale"]
  23. 22. Foiled Again
    Moose
  24. 23. ["Archie Freshman Year"]
  25. 24. Second Helping
    Archie
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    The New Archies
  27. 26. Hot Dog Daze!
    The New Archies
  28. 27. Getting a Rise Out of a Rose!
    The New Archies
  29. 28. Snowball Brawl
    The New Archies
  30. 29. ["Archie World Tour"]
  31. 30. Make or Break Puzzle
    Archie
  32. 31. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  33. 32. Psyche Saga
    Archie
  34. 33. ["My grades keep slipping!"]
    Archie
  35. 34. Window Shopping
    Archie
  36. 35. ["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"]
  37. 36. Ski Flee
    Reggie
  38. 37. ["The original seven Archie Will You Marry Me issues"]
  39. 38. Snow Snicker
    Reggie
  40. 39. ["Mega Man"]
  41. 40. Bursting the Bubble!
    Archie
  42. 41. Brrr...It's Cold Outside!
  43. 42. Picture Perfect!
    Archie
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
  45. 44. ["Archie and the Power Pets"]
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Open the Door, Dilton
  47. 46. Monsterpiece Theater!
    Chuck
  48. 47. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  49. 48. Lodge -- A Complaint!
    Archie Loves Veronica
  50. 49. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  52. 51. ["The Archie Comics App"]
  53. 52. ["The Maul of America!"]
    The Zombie Chasers
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