(July 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:
2012-05-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
76281646952418111
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard U.S. Digest size
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Good luck charms"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (signed)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (signed)
Colors:
Rosario Pena [as Tito Pena] (signed)
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Apparently this is recolored from the original as Rosario Pena would not have colored the original cover.

["The Archie App. Download it for free."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Comics digital download App.

Luck, Flee a Lady (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Gladys Jones; Trula Twyst; Pop Tate; Jinx Molloy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Trula Twyst convinces Jinx Molloy that his jinx is all in his mind and that he can give it away. Unfortunately when he gives it away, Jughead receives it.

Indexer Notes

Two part story.

Babe Magnet (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:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Jellybean Jones; Gladys Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Alice tells Jughead to take Jellybean for a stroll in the park, but everytime he does he gets chased by women who think Jellybean and Jughead are adorable.
Reprints:

The Expert (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; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
When offered free food, Jughead becomes an expert on any subject and an incredible athlete.
Reprints:

Surprise! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The gang tries to build a world-record biggest burrito but need to keep Jughead out of the way so he doesn't eat it all.

Jogging Juggie (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:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Big Ethel
Synopsis:
Big Ethel has been catching Jughead lately, so at Archie's suggestion, he takes up jogging so he can get in shape to run away from her.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Meets KISS collection.

Udder Confusion (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils:
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead wants to borrow Archie's car.
Reprints:

["I need some cash for the movie!"] (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; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie tries to collect the ten dollars that Jughead owes him.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Throw Woe (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Unnamed peanut vendor; Unnamed spectators
Synopsis:
After he is spotted throwing peanuts as a vendor at a ballgame, Jughead is recruited to pitch for the Riverdale School team but the incentive of food just isn't there.
Reprints:

["Jinx"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Jinx collection.

You Get What You Give (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo, Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Alison Flood (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Benjamin Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica have a discussion about getting back what you deserve, good or evil. Skeptical Veronica doesn't believe it until she sees it with her own eyes.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Kevin Keller hardcover collection.

You Can't Fight Fate (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Jughead has a premonition of disaster.

Teacher Burnout! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo, Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Joe Edwards (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Reggie Mantle; Gladys Jones; Forsythe Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy gets fed up with the class and wants to retire from teaching. The class decides to shape up and try to get her to change her mind.

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for Life With Archie magazine.

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Jughead decides to buy the cheaper dog food, thinking Hot Dog won't notice.
Reprints:

Party Hearty (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper; Ethel; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Hot Dog is excluded from both Veronica and Betty's pet parties but he is invited to the one thrown by Ethel.

Thumb Fun (Table of Contents)

Jughead / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; un-named Riverdalians
Synopsis:
Archie walks by Jughead's back yard, where Jughead is lying in a hammock, making strange motions with his hand. When Archie asks him what he's doing, Jughead responds that he's practicing for that night's championship. Archie walks off, assuming Jughead was giving him a silly answer due to his silly question. In the last panel, we see Jughead at the Valley Pinball Championship, using the same motion he was practicing earlier to pull the plunger on the pinball machine.
Reprints:
Keywords:
pinball

["...Just when you thought it was safe..."] (Table of Contents)

Professor Jughead's Looney Laws / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead hilights some looney laws from across America.
Reprints:

Fare Flair (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead shows Archie how to eat for free at Pop Tate's.
Reprints:

I Was a Teenage Jughead (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Collins (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Souphead; Hot Dog; Archie Andrews [Bug-Boy]; Moose Mason [Bulge]; Miss Grundy [Wicked Witch]; Reggie [Winged Monkey]; Silver Thrasher; Mr. Weatherbee [Wig-King]
Synopsis:
Parody of "The Wizard of Oz" and Marvel super-heroes (with Archie as Scarecrow/Spider-Man, Moose as Cowardly Lion/Hulk, Miss Grundy as the Wicked Witch, Reggie as Winged Monkey, etc.)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Two-part story.

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie Cyber Adventures collection.

["This room is too messy to find anything!"] (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; Gladys Jones
Synopsis:
Gladys wants Jughead to clean his room.

Indexer Notes

Comic-strip reprint.

Handy Dandy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
If Ethel treats him Jughead lets her hold his hand.
Reprints:

Wag Gag (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel
Synopsis:
Ethel's dog won first prize in the dog show.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie themed merchandise on the Archie website.

Doggy Tale (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Hot Dog is afraid of the neighbor's new dog because he's a boxer.
Reprints:

Balloon Loons (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
A balloon with a note tied to it makes the guys speculate on what it is all about.

["Mega Man"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Mega Man 12 issue subscription.

An Open And Shut Case (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; Pop Tate; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Floyd Clayton
Synopsis:
When Pop Tate becomes annoyed that none of his customers know how to close his front door, a rumor gets started that Pop's is going out of business.
Reprints:

The Pitch (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead shows his inventions to Mr. Lodge.

Snarf (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Moose wants to know why it's called fast food.

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Best of Archie Comics collection.

Eye Sore (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; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Some very odd clothes -- gifts from his Aunt Gretta-- make a lot of trouble for Jughead.
Reprints:

The Cold Facts (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee has Archie be his caddy.
Keywords:
golf

Face Case (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:
humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee wears a disguise so he can walk around Riverdale without the students recognizing him.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Old Pro (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Uncle Herman; Rebel
Synopsis:
Uncle Herman bores everyone with stories about his past as a professional baseball player.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story reveals that Herman is the brother of Bingo's mother, and therefore, as Willie says, "he is not -- I repeat, not a Wilkin!"

War Games (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Samantha Smythe; Bingo Wilkin; Samson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Shelia Smythe
Synopsis:
Wilma and Shelia decide to put and end to the bickering between Samson and Willie.
Reprints:

["Subscribe Today"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie titles.

Out of this World! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Pencils:
? [as Butler] (credited)
Inks:
? [as Moore] (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead is given a teleportation bracelet by aliens.

The Summer Job (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones; Hot Dog; Gladys Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead's father wants him to get a summer job so Jughead gets a job using Hot Dog in a dog food commercial.

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

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

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

House ad for the second Archie the Married Life collection.

The Trial of Reggie Mantle (Table of Contents)

Archie Marries Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the second Archie the Married Life collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for the second Archie the Married Life collection.

Inside back cover.

["Battles of the Century!"] (Table of Contents)

LEGO / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Good luck charms"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. ["The Archie App. Download it for free."]
  3. 2. Luck, Flee a Lady
    Jughead
  4. 3. Babe Magnet
    Jughead
  5. 4. The Expert
    Jughead
  6. 5. Surprise!
    Jughead
  7. 6. Jogging Juggie
    Jughead
  8. 7. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  9. 8. Udder Confusion
    Jughead
  10. 9. ["I need some cash for the movie!"]
    Archie
  11. 10. Throw Woe
    Jughead
  12. 11. ["Jinx"]
  13. 12. You Get What You Give
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. ["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"]
  15. 14. You Can't Fight Fate
    Jughead
  16. 15. Teacher Burnout!
    Jughead
  17. 16. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  18. 17. Voice Your Choice
    Jughead
  19. 18. Party Hearty
    Jughead
  20. 19. Thumb Fun
    Jughead
  21. 20. ["...Just when you thought it was safe..."]
    Professor Jughead's Looney Laws
  22. 21. Fare Flair
    Jughead
  23. 22. I Was a Teenage Jughead
    Jughead
  24. 23. ["Archie Cyber Adventures"]
  25. 24. ["This room is too messy to find anything!"]
    Archie
  26. 25. Handy Dandy
    Jughead
  27. 26. Wag Gag
    Jughead
  28. 27. ["Get your Archie swag!"]
  29. 28. Doggy Tale
    Hot Dog
  30. 29. Balloon Loons
    Jughead
  31. 30. ["Mega Man"]
  32. 31. An Open And Shut Case
    Jughead
  33. 32. The Pitch
    Jughead
  34. 33. Snarf
    Jughead
  35. 34. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  36. 35. Eye Sore
    Jughead
  37. 36. The Cold Facts
    Jughead
  38. 37. Face Case
    Jughead
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    That Wilkin Boy
  40. 39. The Old Pro
    That Wilkin Boy
  41. 40. War Games
    That Wilkin Boy
  42. 41. ["Subscribe Today"]
  43. 42. Out of this World!
    Jughead
  44. 43. The Summer Job
    Jughead
  45. 44. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  46. 45. The Trial of Reggie Mantle
    Archie Marries Veronica
  47. 46. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  49. 48. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  50. 49. ["Battles of the Century!"]
    LEGO
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