Archie Double Digest #242 [Direct Edition]
(September 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
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11 times a year
On-sale date
2013-07-31
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
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Color
Four Color
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Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I always look good in red!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

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

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Dollar$ & $cent$ (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Janet
Synopsis
Reggie helps Archie get a job at a glue factory and then at a roofing company.
Reprints

I Should've Been Twins (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Marty Epp (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In a mixture of poetry and prose, Archie explains to us why he can't choose between Betty and Veronica.
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Get Me to School on Time (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Chuck Clayton; Svenson; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Each day Archie barely makes it to class on time, and each day Mr. Weatherbee is waiting to catch him being late.
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M.V.S. (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's new method of abbreviating every note causes problems when he can't remember what M.V.S. stands for on the calendar.
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Out to Get Him (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie thinks that Veronica's cat is out to get him.
Reprints

The Interpreter (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Harry Lucey (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Though Archie is one of the best students in Spanish class, he thinks learning a foreign language is a waste of time. Until a boy is hit by a car and only Archie can talk to the boy's Spanish-speaking father to find out his blood type.
Keywords
ambulance; blood type; hospital; interpreter; Spanish

[New Crusaders Graphic Novels] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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Shock Yock (Table of Contents: 9)

Mister Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy warns the kids that Mr. Weatherbee's nerves are on edge.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Little Archie reprints.

A Ditty About a Kitty (Table of Contents: 11)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Little Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Hiram Lodge; Spotty
Synopsis
When Little Veronica's cat goes missing Little Archie tries to help find her but instead finds a wild cat.
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Rough 'N' Tough (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (signed)
Inks
Dexter Taylor (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Fangs Fogerty
Synopsis
Little Jughead is not afraid of Fangs because he knows karate.
Reprints

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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The Season's the Reason (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Harry Lucey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A romantic trip to the mountains with Archie starts with the proper attire as Veronica shops for clothes.
Reprints

[Jinx] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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The Answer Man (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Harry Lucey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie becomes angry when everyone responds to his questions with more questions.
Reprints

[Sabrina: The Magic Within #2] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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Energy Food (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie decides to make himself a huge breakfast and ends up making a huge mess out of Mary's clean kitchen.
Reprints

Young Man With A Horn (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie Andrews / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The gang goes to elaborate means to convince Jughead to give up the trumpet.
Reprints

It's Your Move (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Harry Lucey (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Harry Lucey (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
The news of Archie moving out of Riverdale shocks the gang. But they decide to make Archie miserable so that he'll want to move, to make it easier on him.
Reprints
Keywords
friendship; kissing; smoking

Tune In on Treachery (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie uses his CB radio to help rescue Mr. Lodge from burglars at his plant and to call for the police.
Reprints

Game Acclaim (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
Archie is caught playing a hand-held video game at school so Mr. Weatherbee takes it until school is dismissed but soon Mr. Weatherbee learns how addictive the game can be.
Reprints
Keywords
video game

Sure Lure (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee brings his cat to school while the painters are working on his house but the cat gets loose.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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
Well! No detention for Archie today?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee decides he is going to reward Archie when he does something positive.
Reprints
  • from Archie Sunday (Creators Syndicate) ????.??.??

Basket Ball (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Bob White (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to sell baskets to raise money for his dating expenses but soon a police officer is wanting to see his peddler's license.
Reprints

That Old Bag (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / 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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie absent-mindedly leaves the package he is carrying behind at the Chok'lat Shop.
Reprints

How I Spent My Summer Vacation...! (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton (cameo); Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
The class writes papers on what they did for their summer vacation but Miss Grundy doesn't believe any of them.
Reprints
Keywords
golf; lifeguard; shark

Indexer Notes

Two-part story

Lane Looney (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are making an instructional video on how to bowl and use the girls as unwitting participants.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

The Zero Hero (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Tony Eagle (a professional skateboarder); Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie convince Pop Tate to open the Riverdale Skateboard museum in order to bring in new customers. Unfortunately, Archie's part of the museum makes him look like a klutz, while Reggie's part makes him look like a champion.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboard

Indexer Notes

Tony Eagle is a parody of Tony Hawk.

[Pat the Brat #20] (Table of Contents: 30)

Pat the Brat / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pat can't come to school today 'cause he's sick! This is my daddy talkin'!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Fleabite
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover reprint used as the title page for the next section featuring Pat the Brat reprints.

Cookin' Up Trouble (Table of Contents: 31)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Helen Smith (Pat's Mother); Mr. Smith (Pat's Father); Uncle Sam; Aunt Marge
Synopsis
Pat tries to help his parents around the house when his Uncle Sam and Aunt Marge come to visit.

Lover Boy (Table of Contents: 32)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Hilda Doogle
Synopsis
Hilda thinks that Pat has fallen in love with her.

Handy Kid (Table of Contents: 33)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Helen Smith (Pat's mother)
Synopsis
Pat's mother tells him to wash his hands.

The Bottle Imp (Table of Contents: 34)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Helen Smith (Pat's mother)
Synopsis
Pat has a unique way of quieting a crying baby.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Pat the Brat / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Pat the Brat / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll have separate checks!
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Two single-panel cartoons.

Fun In School (Table of Contents: 37)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Mrs. Twerp
Synopsis
Pat and the Principal have a long talk.

Best Wishes (Table of Contents: 38)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Mophead
Synopsis
Pat sends his friend Mophead a letter.

[Archie Meets Glee] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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Thumb Fun (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Archie injures Mr. Lodge's thumb he is forced to have Jughead drive for him in a big slot-car race.
Reprints
Keywords
slot-car

[Archie's Summer Fun-dle] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

The Gold Diggers (Table of Contents: 42)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead uses adages to point out that Archie spends all his money on girls. He says he only hangs out with Archie when he's broke, but the girls discover at the end, this is because Jughead borrows what money Archie doesn't spend on girls.
Reprints

Study Buddies (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Miss Grundy doesn't understand why they call it study hall.
Reprints

Pass the Brass (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Lucey (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Vince DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are followed from a junkyard by an alien robot that eats brass.
Reprints

[Archie Comics Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Fun 'n' Games Activity Book] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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[12 Million Downloads] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I always look good in red!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Archie: Betty or Veronica?]
  3. 2. Dollar$ & $cent$
    Archie
  4. 3. I Should've Been Twins
    Archie
  5. 4. Get Me to School on Time
    Archie
  6. 5. M.V.S.
    Archie
  7. 6. Out to Get Him
    Archie
  8. 7. The Interpreter
    Archie
  9. 8. [New Crusaders Graphic Novels]
  10. 9. Shock Yock
    Mister Weatherbee
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie
  12. 11. A Ditty About a Kitty
    Little Archie
  13. 12. Rough 'N' Tough
    Little Archie
  14. 13. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  15. 14. The Season's the Reason
    Archie
  16. 15. [Jinx]
  17. 16. The Answer Man
    Archie
  18. 17. [Sabrina: The Magic Within #2]
  19. 18. Energy Food
    Archie
  20. 19. Young Man With A Horn
    Archie Andrews
  21. 20. It's Your Move
    Archie
  22. 21. Tune In on Treachery
    Archie
  23. 22. Game Acclaim
    Archie
  24. 23. Sure Lure
    Archie
  25. 24. ["Well! No detention for Archie today?"]
    Archie
  26. 25. Basket Ball
    Archie
  27. 26. That Old Bag
    Archie
  28. 27. How I Spent My Summer Vacation...!
    Archie
  29. 28. Lane Looney
    Archie
  30. 29. The Zero Hero
    Archie
  31. 30. [Pat the Brat #20]
    Pat the Brat
  32. 31. Cookin' Up Trouble
    Pat the Brat
  33. 32. Lover Boy
    Pat the Brat
  34. 33. Handy Kid
    Pat the Brat
  35. 34. The Bottle Imp
    Pat the Brat
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Pat the Brat
  37. 36. ["We'll have separate checks!"]
    Pat the Brat
  38. 37. Fun In School
    Pat the Brat
  39. 38. Best Wishes
    Pat the Brat
  40. 39. [Archie Meets Glee]
  41. 40. Thumb Fun
    Archie
  42. 41. [Archie's Summer Fun-dle]
  43. 42. The Gold Diggers
    Jughead
  44. 43. Study Buddies
    Archie
  45. 44. Pass the Brass
    Archie
  46. 45. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  48. 47. [Archie's Fun 'n' Games Activity Book]
  49. 48. [12 Million Downloads]
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