(May 2012)

Archie, 1989 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Apr. and Nov.)
On-sale date:
2012-03-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646952417911
Editing:
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Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard U.S. Digest size
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Must Find the Perfect Burger!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

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

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

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Meets KISS collection.

Inside front cover.

Picture Perfect (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Terri (a food stylist)
Synopsis:
Pop Tate hires a professional photography crew for a Sunday ad, including a very picky food stylist, in order to photograph the perfect burger.
Reprints:

Rings and Things (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead have just seen the movie Masters of the Ring and discuss the characters in the movie.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Masters of the Ring is a parody of the movie Lord of the Rings.

Rare Pair (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Jughead's family gets a cat and Hot Dog isn't happy about the situation.
Reprints:

Thoughtful Guy! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead, Dilton and Reggie attend a Psychic Fair.
Reprints:

Cookie Monster (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Jughead and Moose create a partnership making homemade cookies.
Reprints:

Dynamic Duo (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Jellybean Jones; Gladys Jones; Forsythe Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead is forced to babysit his little sister so he takes her to the mall, where they both win first prize in a contest.
Reprints:

["Archie & Valerie Are Back!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the storyline that begins in Archie #631.

Mr. Trend Setter! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Beazly; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee convinces Jughead to begin eating in the school cafeteria again instead of at local restaurants.

["We'll need copies of this report..."] (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:
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie likes the new girl at the copy store.

Clothes Make the Man (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie hears that girls like a guy in uniform and thinks about joining the military when he graduates.

["The Married Life Book Two"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 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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Indexer Notes

House ad for the second collection of Archie The Married Life.

Dial "G" for Goo-Goo! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Jellybean Jones; Forsythe Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis:
Jellybean has been running up the phone bill.

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

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

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Cyber Adventures collection.

The Solution (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cap'n Jay [Jughead Jones]; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Mary Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Coach Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Forsythe Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead dreams that he's the superhero Cap'n Jay.
Keywords:
basketball

War of the Words (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Segarini
Synopsis:
The restaurant next door starts serving pizza and taking away Pop Tate's business.
Reprints:

["Get your Archie skins"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Archie "skins" for you cellphone or Ipad.

Fed Up (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead is so tired he forgets he already ate breakfast.
Reprints:

Vege-Table Manners (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead switches to eating veggie burgers but can't convince anyone else that they taste good.
Reprints:

Kitchen Kapers (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Miss Beazly
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee asks Jughead to test the food in the school cafeteria. When it passes Jughead's test he then asks Jughead to explain why none of the students eat there.

On the Road Again (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Jellybean; Gladys Jones; Forsythe Jones; Aunt Iris
Synopsis:
The Jones family travels to the grandparents house for a family reunion.
Reprints:

["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Kevin Keller hardcover collection.

["What's all that noise?"] (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:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Jughead's snoring is keeping Reggie and Archie awake.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Bunch Crunch (Table of Contents)

Jughead / 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
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Klobber Brothers
Synopsis:
Jughead tricks Archie into dealing with the Klobber Brothers.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 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:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for Life With Archie magazine.

Prize Size (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The theater has a special size of popcorn for Jughead.

Doughnut Go There (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
Reggie bets Jughead he can't go three days without eating a doughnut.

Alias: The Claw (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Pop Tate (cameo); Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Jughead buys an extendable claw and finds lots of uses for it.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the first Archie the Married Life collection.

Writing Wrongs (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
After a fight with Veronica, Archie writes a letter to her telling her what a snob he thinks she is. Jughead offers to deliver the letter, then rewrites it for Archie knowing that he will regret what he sent in his letter.
Reprints:

Dough Woe (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Forsythe Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead and Archie try to shame Jughead's father into raising his allowance.

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Best of Archie Comics collection.

Daycare Dilemma (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Jellybean; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jellybean's daycare is closed for the day so Jughead sneaks her into the school.

Look Ma, No Hands! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead's hands are bandaged up after an accident, how will he eat?
Reprints:

Snack Attack (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Hot Dog; Helga
Synopsis:
Hot Dog wakes Jughead up so they can go to the new dog-friendly mall.

["Mega Man"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad with subscription information for Mega Man.

Paper Trained (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Reggie claims his dog is smarter than Hot Dog.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring That Wilkin Boy reprints.

Mad, Mad World (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Rebel
Synopsis:
Though Mr. Smythe mocks Rebel as a pathetic excuse for a dog, when Smythe and Bingo are confronted by muggers it's Rebel's quick thinking -- and a little whipped cream-- that saves the day.
Reprints:

Name Game (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Willie Wilkin
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe offends Bingo by repeatedly making fun of his nickname.
Reprints:

["Subscribe Today"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie titles.

[Jughead paints Ethel] (Table of Contents)

Dipsy Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel
Synopsis:
Jughead paints an unflattering portrait of Ethel who then knocks him into another painting.

A Case for a Chase! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; James Bland
Synopsis:
Jughead finds a briefcase and thinks it was discarded by a spy.

["Jinx"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for the new Jinx series.

Little Jinx Grows Up Chapter 1 (Table of Contents)

Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
J. Torres
Pencils:
Rick Burchett
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Mark McNabb
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Jinx"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Jinx collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Get your Archie Swag!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for various Archie merchandise.

["The Archie App. Download It For Free!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Digital Comics download app.

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Must Find the Perfect Burger!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  3. 2. Picture Perfect
    Jughead
  4. 3. Rings and Things
    Jughead
  5. 4. Rare Pair
    Jughead
  6. 5. Thoughtful Guy!
    Jughead
  7. 6. Cookie Monster
    Jughead
  8. 7. Dynamic Duo
    Jughead
  9. 8. ["Archie & Valerie Are Back!"]
  10. 9. Mr. Trend Setter!
    Jughead
  11. 10. ["We'll need copies of this report..."]
    Archie
  12. 11. Clothes Make the Man
    Jughead
  13. 12. ["The Married Life Book Two"]
  14. 13. Dial "G" for Goo-Goo!
    Jughead
  15. 14. ["Archie Cyber Adventures"]
  16. 15. The Solution
    Jughead
  17. 16. War of the Words
    Jughead
  18. 17. ["Get your Archie skins"]
  19. 18. Fed Up
    Jughead
  20. 19. Vege-Table Manners
    Jughead
  21. 20. Kitchen Kapers
    Jughead
  22. 21. On the Road Again
    Jughead
  23. 22. ["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"]
  24. 23. ["What's all that noise?"]
    Archie
  25. 24. Bunch Crunch
    Jughead
  26. 25. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  27. 26. Prize Size
    Jughead
  28. 27. Doughnut Go There
    Jughead
  29. 28. Alias: The Claw
    Jughead
  30. 29. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  31. 30. Writing Wrongs
    Jughead
  32. 31. Dough Woe
    Jughead
  33. 32. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  34. 33. Daycare Dilemma
    Jughead
  35. 34. Look Ma, No Hands!
    Jughead
  36. 35. Snack Attack
    Jughead
  37. 36. ["Mega Man"]
  38. 37. Paper Trained
    Hot Dog
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    That Wilkin Boy
  40. 39. Mad, Mad World
    That Wilkin Boy
  41. 40. Name Game
    That Wilkin Boy
  42. 41. ["Subscribe Today"]
  43. 42. [Jughead paints Ethel]
    Dipsy Doodle
  44. 43. A Case for a Chase!
    Jughead
  45. 44. ["Jinx"]
  46. 45. Little Jinx Grows Up Chapter 1
    Jinx
  47. 46. ["Jinx"]
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  49. 48. ["Get your Archie Swag!"]
  50. 49. ["The Archie App. Download It For Free!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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