(August 2016)

Archie, 1987 Series
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196
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10 times a year
On-sale Date
2016-06-15
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library; Archie 75 Years
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Squarebound
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Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Caramel; Hot Dog; Vegas
Keywords
water skiing

[Download the All New App!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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Sand-Wishes! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jennie; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Trev Smith
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica find a bottle on the beach that contains a genie.
Reprints
Keywords
genie; surfing; yacht

Indexer Notes

The genie in this story looks like the character from the TV show "I Dream of Jeannie"

Travel Tip (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Hiram and Veronica try to decide where to go on their summer vacation.
Reprints

Who's the Coolest? (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
With the Lodge pool temporarily out of service, Betty and Veronica have to find other ways to cool off.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

In a Blue Vein (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica declares blue the fashion color of the summer. She models swimwear at the beach with Archie but the photographer decides he likes Reggie better.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; bikini; clothes; clothing; color; fashion; swimsuit

The Not-So-Perfect Date (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Adam; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica cons Archie into taking her to the fair instead of Betty, then is jealous when Betty shows up with another guy and they have a better time than she does.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival; roller coaster

Surf Dumb (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Sandy; Duke; Waxer
Synopsis
Veronica stays on the beach and talks to the boys that are attracted by Betty's surfing prowess.
Keywords
surfing

[Betty & Veronica #1] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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Burning Love (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Abby Denson (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Jason Jensen (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem; Pele; Kamapua'a
Synopsis
On vacation in Hawaii, Sabrina helps the goddess Pele find love.
Reprints
Keywords
Hawaii; volcano

Stop Thief! (Table of Contents: 10)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Jason Jensen (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem; Griffin
Synopsis
Hilda and Zelda bring home a lost puppy, but the pooch isn't exactly what he seems.
Reprints
Keywords
griffin

Bikini Babes (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Abby Denson (credited)
Pencils
Holly Golightly [as Holly G!] (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Jason Jensen (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Julie
Synopsis
When Julie finds herself too shy to wear her new bikini, Sabrina enchants it with a confidence spell to help her friend out.
Reprints
Keywords
bikini; vollyball

Time Out! (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Holly Golightly
Inks
Al Nickerson
Colors
Jason Jensen
Letters
Vickie Williams

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Esmerelda
Synopsis
Sabrina's cousin gets put in time out.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie #8] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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[Jughead #7] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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Cuff Stuff (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty handcuffs Archie so he can't go on a date with Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; payphone

[Jughead Volume One] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Peeking Partners (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica watch boys at the beach while Archie sleeps.
Reprints

[Archie 1000 Page 75th Anniversary Bash] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty and Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why pack extra lunches?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica asks why they are packing extra lunches for their meal on the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
bikini

Indexer Notes

Same gag was redrawn and slightly reworded as the cover of Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1987 series) #69.

Working Girl Blues (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge decides that Veronica should get a job at the mall, but Veronica spends more money than she earns.
Reprints

Trouble by the Yard (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
To get Veronica's mind off Archie, Mr. Lodge puts her in charge of landscaping around the mansion. She redesigns the grounds into a giant portrait of Archie.
Reprints

A Dry Sense of Humor (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mia; camp director; campers; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty's hair is perfect, and she spends the day struggling to keep it so for a party at Veronica's. The party quickly becomes a hilarious affair with everyone jumping into the pool.
Reprints
Keywords
summer camp

Ring Ding-A-Ling (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / 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
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
When Archie hints that their date will be special and "involve a ring", Betty jumps to predictable conclusions.
Reprints

No Soap (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
A retired soap opera author moves to Riverdale seeking more normal and less drama. But the first person he runs into, unfortunately, is Veronica.
Reprints

A Snappy Report (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie shoots Veronica with a rubber band, causing her to fall in the pool. She retaliates and causes Archie to fall into Betty and then into the pool.
Reprints

[Veronica in the Bahamas] (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Mindy Eisman (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Key Largo; Joel Bethel; Emily; Hiram Lodge; Abraham; Daniel; Amos
Synopsis
Veronica is in the Bahamas for scuba diving, however the ship's captain is looking for sunken gold.
Reprints
Keywords
Ardastra Gardens; Bahamas; Doubloons; Exuma Islands; flamingos; Freeport; gold; limbo; Nassau; Queen's Staircase; scuba diving; sharks

Indexer Notes

Story has four chapters. Chapter 1: Ron Takes the Plunge; chapter 2: In and Around Nassau Town; chapter 3: A Band In Limbo; chapter 4: Key To Success

How Race-y! (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Stacey
Synopsis
Veronica and Betty have a bet on a race they are both participating in, loser has to be the other's maid for a week.
Reprints

Help! I'm a Mess! (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Blahara Shlubb
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have a TV show where they give change a dull teen into a glamorous teen.
Reprints

Successful Dressing (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty changes clothes trying to first keep up with Veronica and then later to be able to play touch football with the boys.
Reprints

The Play's the Thing (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After working all day supervising the children at an indoor play park, Betty goes on a date with Archie - - to an indoor play park.
Reprints

O, Pioneer (Table of Contents: 31)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Dan Nakrosis (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Aunt Gladys
Synopsis
Veronica falls asleep reading a manuscript about a nineteenth century pioneer relative and dreams about life on the open prairie.
Reprints
Keywords
prairie; rattlesnake

Deliverance (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The new pizza parlor in town is getting lots of business by using pretty delivery girls, so Betty and Veronica offer to deliver food orders for Pop Tate.
Reprints

On Off Again! (Table of Contents: 33)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Chic Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty keeps interrupting her day to keep tabs on Veronica's ever-changing weblog.
Reprints

Read Between the Lines (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica can't believe that Betty is going to read at the beach instead of swimming and other activities.
Reprints

[The war for Gotham City has begun!] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Summer Bummer (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Reggie; Little Jughead; Little Veronica; Little Betty; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Caramel
Synopsis
Little Betty is sad because Little Archie is away for the rest of the summer.

Beach Treat (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The gang goes crabbing.
Reprints

[20% of all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wet Blanket (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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?
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica spends all day getting wet at the water park but doesn't want to be caught in the rain.
Reprints
Keywords
water park

[Graphic Novel Library Sale] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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What's My Line? (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty finds a helpful way to get Veronica to show the proper level of emotion in her single line in the school play.
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[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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Betty and Veronica's Summer Fashions (Table of Contents: 43)

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?
Colors
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Fashion page. Two of Betty's shirts have Archie's picture on them.

[Welcome to the New Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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Fight Blight (Table of Contents: 45)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are fighting with one another near Veronica's pool. Veronica tells them to cool it, and to go inside and watch TV since they can't behave at the pool. Veronica tells Betty that Archie and Reggie can be a bad scene at times, and then decides that she'd better go check on them. Once inside, the girls see Archie and Reggie fighting again. Veronica says that she thought she told them to watch TV. Archie says they are, and in the last panel, Reggie adds that they're deciding which channel to put on.
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Lifestyles of the Confused and Complicated (Table of Contents: 46)

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

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Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jacques DePalma; Monica
Synopsis
A cute guy at the beach asks Veronica to introduce him to her father.
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[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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[Build Your Own Story] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Download the All New App!]
  3. 2. Sand-Wishes!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Travel Tip
    Veronica
  5. 4. Who's the Coolest?
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. In a Blue Vein
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Not-So-Perfect Date
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Surf Dumb
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. [Betty & Veronica #1]
  10. 9. Burning Love
    Sabrina
  11. 10. Stop Thief!
    Sabrina
  12. 11. Bikini Babes
    Sabrina
  13. 12. Time Out!
    Sabrina
  14. 13. [Archie #8]
  15. 14. [Jughead #7]
  16. 15. Cuff Stuff
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. [Jughead Volume One]
  18. 17. Peeking Partners
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. [Archie 1000 Page 75th Anniversary Bash]
  20. 19. ["Why pack extra lunches?"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  21. 20. Working Girl Blues
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Trouble by the Yard
    Veronica
  23. 22. A Dry Sense of Humor
    Betty
  24. 23. Ring Ding-A-Ling
    Betty
  25. 24. No Soap
    Veronica
  26. 25. A Snappy Report
    Betty's Diary
  27. 26. [Veronica in the Bahamas]
    Veronica
  28. 27. How Race-y!
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Help! I'm a Mess!
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Successful Dressing
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. The Play's the Thing
    Betty
  32. 31. O, Pioneer
    Veronica
  33. 32. Deliverance
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. On Off Again!
    Betty
  35. 34. Read Between the Lines
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. [The war for Gotham City has begun!]
    Diamond Select
  37. 36. Summer Bummer
    Little Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Beach Treat
    Little Archie
  39. 38. [20% of all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  40. 39. Wet Blanket
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. [Graphic Novel Library Sale]
  42. 41. What's My Line?
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  44. 43. Betty and Veronica's Summer Fashions
  45. 44. [Welcome to the New Riverdale]
  46. 45. Fight Blight
    Veronica
  47. 46. Lifestyles of the Confused and Complicated
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  49. 48. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  50. 49. [Build Your Own Story]
    Lego
  51. 50. Build Something Super
    Lego
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