(September 2013)

Archie, 1987 Series
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[Archie: Betty or Veronica?] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Switch (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Kirsten; Hedda
Synopsis
Kirsten and Hedda invite Betty and Veronica to spend a couple weeks in Norway with them, but the girls already have plans to go to Paris.
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Keywords
France; Norway

A Raft of Trouble (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica has a new bathing suit, so here run the boys. But not to Veronica, but to Betty's raft.
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Moving Line (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Allison Flood (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's explanations sound suspiciously like "dump lines" to Betty and Veronica.
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Rain Maker (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Caramel; Allwet the Rainmaker
Synopsis
While photographing scenery in Mystic Valley, and cooling off from being stood up by Archie, Betty encounters a Norse godling named Allwet the Rainmaker, who has similar woes.
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No Sale (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica boasts that she can go twenty-four hours without shopping and Betty decides to make sure her friend lives up to her boast.
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Roughing It (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
After going camping with Betty and detesting it, Veronica decides to take Betty camping her way.
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[Overstreet 43] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mixed Bag Fashion (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty Cooper / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page.

Daydreaming (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty daydreams that Betty, Veronica and Archie are all dogs.
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[Archie Meets Glee] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Looking for Love (Table of Contents: 12)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Carlos; Hiram Lodge; Randolph
Synopsis
While on a beach in Brazil, Veronica tries using a metal detector to help her meet a cute boy.
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Island Escape! (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica Pinup / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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 the title page for the next section featuring Sabrina reprints.

Ban the Body (Table of Contents: 16)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Della The Head Witch
Synopsis
Hilda disapproves of Sabrina's bikini and uses her magic to keep the girl from wearing it. Then Hilda gets a dose of her own medicine.
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Bubblehead (Table of Contents: 17)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 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
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina and her Aunts go for a picnic in the woods, but Hilda refuses to enjoy it.
Reprints

Bon Voyage (Table of Contents: 18)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
On a sea cruise, Hilda mistakenly rides the wrong object.
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Indexer Notes

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

Cupid Caper (Table of Contents: 19)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina is playing cupid.

Alley Tally (Table of Contents: 20)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina
Synopsis
Sabrina uses her magic while bowling.
Keywords
bowling

[Sabrina: The Magic Within] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Betty and Veronica's Summer Playthings (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashion page. May be the same page as in Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1950 series) #308 with the submitters names removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yak! Yak! Yak!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is annoyed by all the cell phone users.
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Pack Attack (Table of Contents: 24)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's friends clear out the Lodge refrigerator.

Inn Grinn (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has a hot dog cart.

Day at the Beach (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's posing for Archie pleases the rest of the guys on the beach.
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Powerteen meet Powertween (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Powerteen [Veronica Lodge]; Chuck Clayton; Web-Gal [Midge Klump]; Energy Girl [Ethel Muggs]; Powertween [Monica]; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Chuck adds a sidekick, Powertween, to Veronica's comic book Powerteen and Veronica doesn't want to share the spotlight.
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Archie On My Mind (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Aunt Ida; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Cousin Marty
Synopsis
At a Cooper family reunion picnic, Betty's Aunt Ida remarks that she never thought Betty and Archie were really a compatible couple. The comment sends Betty for a loop and preoccupies her thoughts for the rest of the picnic.
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What a Catch! (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mark McCoy
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes Veronica to a minor-league baseball game after he buys the local minor-league team.
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Keywords
baseball

Don't Call Us (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
In looking for a way to make money for Archie, Betty sells Archie's address book to Reggie.
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Indexer Notes

The story also credits Kathleen Webb as writer, but that credit is incorrect, as her first work for Archie is not until 1985 according to wikipedia and this story first appeared in 1975.

Once Upon a Time (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find-A-Word puzzle.

Green Scene (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Karen
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica move to head Archie off from meeting a gorgeous new girl at the beach.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine (Archie, 1983 series) #186, no credits listed in this digest.

The Epidemic (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Jughead claims that the recent spate of clumsiness Betty and Veronica have been experiencing is due to them hanging around Archie too much.
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Throwing Names Around (Table of Contents: 34)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Brandy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Betty and Brandy discuss the nicknames of various members of their group.
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A Wise Shopper (Table of Contents: 35)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Daisy; Sarah
Synopsis
Veronica helps pay for a little girl's birthday dress.
Reprints

Ups and Downs (Table of Contents: 36)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica spend a few romantic days together at the Lodges' secret hideaway.
Reprints

The Cavity Travesty (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dr. Acherman
Synopsis
Betty drags Veronica to the dentist.
Reprints
Keywords
dentist

The Changeling (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty tries to use Veronica's underhanded tactics, but she just can't do it.
Reprints

[Jinx] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Affluence Influence (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Angela; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
To prove Betty's estimation of her mentoring skills wrong, Veronica signs up for the local Big Sister program and is assigned a rebellious hellion from the other side of the tracks.
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[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

Dolly Volley (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica beats Betty at tennis by following the instructions in a book on how to psych out your opponent.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

[The Art of Betty and Veronica] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

Fate Mate (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Regina; Alice Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
No matter where Regina goes she runs into Reggie.
Reprints

[Summer Fun 'n' Games Activity Book] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

Ssssh (Table of Contents: 46)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
On Friday the 13th, Betty tries to take extra precautions to avoid bad luck, but winds up causing bad luck to everyone except herself.
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Indexer Notes

There is no dialogue in this story.

Makeover Mixup (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Brandy
Synopsis
Brandy gives Betty and Veronica a makeover.
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[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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

[Summer Fun 'n' Games Activity Book] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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

[12 Million Downloads] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Archie: Betty or Veronica?]
  3. 2. The Switch
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. A Raft of Trouble
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Moving Line
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Rain Maker
    Betty
  7. 6. No Sale
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Roughing It
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Overstreet 43]
  10. 9. Mixed Bag Fashion
    Betty Cooper
  11. 10. Daydreaming
    Betty
  12. 11. [Archie Meets Glee]
  13. 12. Looking for Love
    Veronica
  14. 13. Island Escape!
    Veronica
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Veronica Pinup
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  17. 16. Ban the Body
    Sabrina
  18. 17. Bubblehead
    Sabrina
  19. 18. Bon Voyage
    Sabrina
  20. 19. Cupid Caper
    Sabrina
  21. 20. Alley Tally
    Sabrina
  22. 21. [Sabrina: The Magic Within]
  23. 22. Betty and Veronica's Summer Playthings
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. ["Yak! Yak! Yak!"]
    Archie
  25. 24. Pack Attack
    Mr. Lodge
  26. 25. Inn Grinn
    Archie
  27. 26. Day at the Beach
    Veronica
  28. 27. Powerteen meet Powertween
    Veronica
  29. 28. Archie On My Mind
    Betty
  30. 29. What a Catch!
    Veronica
  31. 30. Don't Call Us
    Betty
  32. 31. Once Upon a Time
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Green Scene
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. The Epidemic
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Throwing Names Around
    Betty
  36. 35. A Wise Shopper
    Veronica
  37. 36. Ups and Downs
    Veronica
  38. 37. The Cavity Travesty
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. The Changeling
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. [Jinx]
  41. 40. Affluence Influence
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  43. 42. Dolly Volley
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. [The Art of Betty and Veronica]
  45. 44. Fate Mate
    Betty
  46. 45. [Summer Fun 'n' Games Activity Book]
  47. 46. Ssssh
    Betty
  48. 47. Makeover Mixup
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  51. 50. [Summer Fun 'n' Games Activity Book]
  52. 51. [12 Million Downloads]
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