World of Archie Double Digest #34 [Direct Edition]
(January 2014)

Archie, 2010 Series
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164
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11 times a year
On-sale date
2013-11-27
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
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Squarebound
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Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

World of Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

[Archie: Riverdale Rescue] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

A Christmas Story (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Santa Claus [Waldo Weatherbee]; Keeper of the Reindeer [Veronica Lodge]; The Cook [Jughead Jones]; The Cook's Elf Assistant [Moose Mason]; The elf's girlfriend [Midge Klump]; The elf's rival [Reggie Mantle]
Synopsis
Archie arrives at the North Pole only to find the reindeer are on strike. Archie carefully traces the problem back to its original source-- selfishness from many people working at the North Pole.
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Keywords
Christmas; North Pole

Indexer Notes

The other Archie characters play parts in this story but are not identified by their actual names.

Tree Wishes (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Fred wants Archie and Jughead to cut down a tree in the back yard to use as a Christmas tree but the boys decide they can't displace the squirrels living in the tree.
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Keywords
Christmas tree

Holiday Hang-Ups (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / 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
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The gang discuss how their parents are no good at choosing Christmas presents.
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Keywords
Christmas

A Stitch for Time! (Table of Contents: 5)

Mrs. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is jealous of the attention Betty got when she gave Mrs. Lodge a hand-embroidered handkerchief.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

The Breaking Point (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Polly Cooper; Chic Cooper; Caramel (Betty's cat)
Synopsis
The Cooper family gathers for the holidays and receives a visit from an unexpected person.
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Christmas Miracle (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sugarplum
Synopsis
Betty and Sugarplum try to get Veronica to do one good deed for Christmas, so she can make the nice list.
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Keywords
Christmas

[The Munsters Action Figures] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Diamond Selections; NBCUniversal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Personalized Christmas Ornaments (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
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She's Josie (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

Indexer Notes

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

Foot-Loose and Fancy (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Clyde Didit; Sock; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot II; Mr. Tuttle; Miss Beaker; Mr. Kleene
Synopsis
Clyde Didit's hippie style inspires Melody to imitate his fashion choices and lack of shoes. Mr. Tuttle figures out a way to curb this outbreak of nonconformism without risking violence. Violence ensues anyway when Pepper and Sock accidentally blow up the chemistry lab, filling the school with tear gas. Alex offers the use of his mansion while the school is being aired out, but while the other students are using Mr. Cabot's indoor swimming pool as study hall, Alex and Josie drive a snow plow right into the house.
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Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo makes his usual cameo on the last panel of page 12, as the student between Pepper and Clyde.

Story divided into four chapters: "Foot-Loose and Fancy," "Cry Baby," "Higher Education" and "School Daze."

[Double Digest Sample Pack] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Hi There, Archie, Ol' Pal! (Table of Contents: 13)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the thoughts Archie has about what Reggie just told him.

Weather or Not (Table of Contents: 14)

Mr. Flutesnoot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot is taking the class on a field trip to a meteorological station, if it doesn't rain.
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[Archie: The Married Life Book Four] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Doubt Bout (Table of Contents: 16)

The Archies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is worried about The Archie's new song.
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It's No Joke (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 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
Archie Andrews; Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Beazly sends Archie to deliver some hot tea and lemon to Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

And All That Jazz (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to make a new layout for the school yearbook.
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Retail Whirl (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Bumley; Mr. Bumley; Mr. Griffin
Synopsis
Archie accidentally drives a defective ATV through Bumley's Department Store, endangering his job there but saving Mrs. Bumley from serious injury.
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A Quiet Place (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge (on phone); Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty searches in vain for a quiet place to read the book she has to do a book report on.
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Plot Plight (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
The students and staff throw a 25th anniversary party for Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

Forget Me Not (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie And Me / 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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee [Mr. Weatherbee]; Charley (Mall security guard); Unnamed Department store clerk
Synopsis
Disaster is in store for Mr. Weatherbee when he runs into Archie at the mall.
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Messterpiece (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Noodnick (an artist); Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge invites a well-repected artist to show his latest paintings. But the artist has spoiled each of the paintings by throwing paint over the pictures in an artistic inspiration. Mr. Lodge sees the marred paintings and assumes Archie is to blame.
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The Good Old Days (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / 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
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Fred and Mary remember back to when they went to high school.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The credits list "George Goldberg" as the writer, this is obviously meant to be George Gladir.

Hiccup Hangup (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica gets a case of the hiccups when a TV crew is doing a live spot from the school.
Reprints

Fit to be Tidy (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred takes Archie to a hypnotist to see if he can cure him of being so unorganized.
Reprints
Keywords
hypnotist

The Stars (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / 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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
They're going to film a TV show at Riverdale High.
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Spaced Out (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / 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
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee has a headache but Archie can't keep from making noise. In a fit of anger, Mr. Weatherbee expels Archie from school.
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[20% off all Archie comics!] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Jibe Jab (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie can't hear Archie's head rattle from that far away.

[Life With Archie #39] (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; The Kreeps
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Used as the title page for the next section featuring Madhouse reprints.

Teen-Age Life in the Stone Ages (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Life was no different for teen-agers back in the stone age.
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Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Aunt Juggie dispenses advice to the lovelorn.
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Footwear of the Future! (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Future footwear ideas.
Reprints

Archie's Aquarium (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Discovery of Time (Table of Contents: 36)

Mr Weatherbee Presents: Great Moments in History / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Cavemen discover time.
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Aunt Juggie's Tips On Etiquette (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Aunt Juggie dispenses tips on etiquette.
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Boy Magnet (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Beazly's Yuletide Message (Table of Contents: 40)

Miss Beazly / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Characters
Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Connect the dots to see who's visiting tonight.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

I'll Take the Wrap (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
At the gang's Christmas gift exchange, Betty and Veronica drive the boys nuts by insisting that they not tear the wrapping paper in order to get to the gift inside.
Reprints

[New Crusaders Graphic Novels] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

Pop Tate's Christmas Sundae (Table of Contents: 43)

Pop Tate / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Characters
Pop Tate
Synopsis
Cross the letters "Merry Christmas" out of the words to find out what type of sundaes Pop is serving.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Making Brownie Points (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Santa Claus; Jingles the Elf; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Two children steal Veronica's Christmas gifts, but Jingles finds the culprits.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

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

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

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

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

[The Art of Archie: The Covers] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    World of Archie
  2. 1. [Archie: Riverdale Rescue]
  3. 2. A Christmas Story
    Archie
  4. 3. Tree Wishes
    Archie
  5. 4. Holiday Hang-Ups
    Jughead
  6. 5. A Stitch for Time!
    Mrs. Lodge
  7. 6. The Breaking Point
    Betty
  8. 7. Christmas Miracle
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [The Munsters Action Figures]
    Diamond Selections; NBCUniversal
  10. 9. Personalized Christmas Ornaments
    Archie and the Gang
  11. 10. She's Josie
  12. 11. Foot-Loose and Fancy
    Josie
  13. 12. [Double Digest Sample Pack]
  14. 13. Hi There, Archie, Ol' Pal!
  15. 14. Weather or Not
    Mr. Flutesnoot
  16. 15. [Archie: The Married Life Book Four]
  17. 16. Doubt Bout
    The Archies
  18. 17. It's No Joke
    Archie
  19. 18. And All That Jazz
    Archie
  20. 19. Retail Whirl
    Archie
  21. 20. A Quiet Place
    Betty
  22. 21. Plot Plight
    Archie
  23. 22. Forget Me Not
    Archie And Me
  24. 23. Messterpiece
    Archie
  25. 24. The Good Old Days
    Archie
  26. 25. Hiccup Hangup
    Veronica
  27. 26. Fit to be Tidy
    Archie
  28. 27. The Stars
    Archie
  29. 28. Spaced Out
    Archie
  30. 29. [20% off all Archie comics!]
    Midtown Comics
  31. 30. Jibe Jab
    Reggie
  32. 31. [Life With Archie #39]
    Archie
  33. 32. Teen-Age Life in the Stone Ages
  34. 33. Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn
  35. 34. Footwear of the Future!
  36. 35. Archie's Aquarium
  37. 36. Discovery of Time
    Mr Weatherbee Presents: Great Moments in History
  38. 37. Aunt Juggie's Tips On Etiquette
  39. 38. Boy Magnet
  40. 39. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  41. 40. Beazly's Yuletide Message
    Miss Beazly
  42. 41. I'll Take the Wrap
    Archie
  43. 42. [New Crusaders Graphic Novels]
  44. 43. Pop Tate's Christmas Sundae
    Pop Tate
  45. 44. Making Brownie Points
    Archie
  46. 45. [Archie Comics Subscriptions]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  48. 47. [The Art of Archie: The Covers]
  49. 48. [12 Million Downloads]
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