(November 2018)

Archie, 2018 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
10.99 USD; 11.99 CAD
Pages
228
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
ISBN
978-1-68255-881-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781682558812 51099
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor-in-chief); Carlos Antunes (associate editor); Jamie Lee Rotante (assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
4 1/4 inches wide by 8 inches tall
Binding
squarebound; trade paperback
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Publisher brand is on the spine.

Volume number is in the indicia but not on the spine.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Archies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Rosario “Tito” Peña [as RPeña] (signed)
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where exactly is your headache, Mr. Lodge?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle]; Hiram Lodge
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Everything's Archie (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Visit To a Small Panic (Table of Contents: 3)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Lou Scheimer (1928-2013); Norm Prescott (1927-2005); Hal Sutherland (1929-2014); Charlie
Synopsis
The Archies visit Filmation, the animation studio that produces their Saturday morning cartoon. The producers and director are astonished to find that the real Archies are crazier than the TV cartoon versions.
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Keywords
animation; Filmation

Indexer Notes

Filmation producers Lou Scheimer and Norm Prescott, and their primary director Hal Sutherland, are caricatured here; Harry Lucey uses a more realistic drawing style for the real people than he does for the regulars.

The Tiger (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica try to foil Mr. Lodge's plan to get a big dog to scare Archie away.
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Keywords
great dane; watchdog

The Interpreter (Table of Contents: 5)

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
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.
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Keywords
ambulance; blood type; hospital; interpreter; Spanish

Fair Chance (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee names Archie as Dilton's stand-in for the school quiz show if something happens to Dilton.
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Safety Slides with Tips on Boating (Table of Contents: 7)

The Archies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boating is great fun, kids, but it can be even more enjoyable...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie promotes boating safety by showing slides of the gang spending the day out on Reggie's boat.
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Keywords
boating safety

The Beat (Table of Contents: 8)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your sound is great but could you play a little softer?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis
The vibrations from the music when the Archie's practice is too much for Mr. Andrews.
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Shoo Shark! (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Professor Dilly
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes Veronica and Archie on a boating trip to observe a rare fish.
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Keywords
scuba diving; tiger shark; tropical fish

Technique (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The girls are annoyed by the boys' antics at the beach.
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The Inner Man (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper (dream); Mary Andrews (dream); Fred Andrews (dream)
Synopsis
Veronica and her dad get an opportunity to observe Archie's dreams.
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Keywords
dreams

Say Cheese (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has been chosen as Riverdale's Citizen of the Year, so he tries to restrain himself from reacting badly to Archie when the photographers are around.
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Taking a Powder (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie uses sneezing powder to spoil Archie's date with Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
hay ride

Close Shave (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead's trip to the barber causes a huge commotion.
Reprints
Keywords
barber shop

Fair Play (Table of Contents: 15)

Everything's Archie / comic story / 12 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
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The Archies are annoyed when they hear that Mr. Lodge and his business cronies are making a lot of money on the Riverdale Music Festival, but they have more surprises coming.
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A Mynah Incident (Table of Contents: 16)

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
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie buys a mynah bird for Veronica, thinking that he can teach it things to say that will remind her of Archie but things don't work out as planned.
Reprints
Keywords
mynah birds

Snow Joke (Table of Contents: 17)

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
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's car is stuck in Mr. Lodge's driveway during a blizzard. Archie and Jughead find a way to get it unstuck, but it ends up on the roof of the Lodge mansion.
Reprints
Keywords
blizzard; hot air balloon

Something Special (Table of Contents: 18)

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
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Beazly; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee (cameo); Miss Grundy (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie tries to make Miss Beazly feel better when the others don't like her beef stew, but it only makes her give him more of it.
Reprints
Keywords
beef stew

A Friend in Need (Is a Pest) (Table of Contents: 19)

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
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie tells Jughead how happy he is to have two wonderful girlfriends, but both Veronica and Betty are seeing other guys.
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Winter Wonderland (Table of Contents: 20)

Everything's Archie / comic story / 11 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
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Salem
Synopsis
Sabrina uses her magic in various ways when she joins her friends for some winter fun.
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Mister Appetite (Table of Contents: 21)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, tribe! Let's run through numbers six, seventeen and twenty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie tries to get even with Jughead after he stashed food in his guitar but Reggie keeps getting into trouble with Mr. Weatherbee.
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Archie Goes Underground (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha! You pinged when you should have ponged!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie accidentally reveals the secret underground tunneling machine that Mr. Lodge was creating for the government.
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Star Struck (Table of Contents: 23)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yahoo! I've got a date with Midge!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead warns Reggie about stealing Archie's date with Midge because his horoscope says he will run into some misfortune.
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Keywords
astrology

Change of Money! (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Archie! Can you really afford this restaurant?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie works for Pop Tate to pay off his bill and get some extra money to buy a present for Veronica. While he's working there a man walks in and tells him to open the register and Archie thinks he's being robbed.
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The Fame Game (Table of Contents: 25)

Hot Dog / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy this flying dog in the funny papers is really famous!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Hot Dog
Synopsis
Hot Dog thinks he's going to be famous.
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Dumb Animal? (Table of Contents: 26)

Hot Dog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Holy cow! Hot Dog is in old lady Crabtree's yard!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Old Lady Crabtree
Synopsis
Hot Dog befriends Old Lady Crabtree.
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Long Green Long Gone (Table of Contents: 27)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What're we gonna do? We're tapped out!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
The Archies go through a series of misadventures trying to raise money to get to a concert booking.
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Droopy Sails (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead take Betty and Veronica sailing.
Reprints

A Flip of the Lip (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Al Hartley (see notes)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
(sob) (gasp) (snort) (sob)
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's attempts to lift Ethel's spirits get misinterpreted and he ends up on a date with her.
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Indexer Notes

Lettering is incorrectly credited to Bill Yoshida but appears to be Al Hartley's work.

Seal of Approval (Table of Contents: 30)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man, they sure don't use their beaches much along this part of the coast!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Snively; Cradbilge
Synopsis
When the Archies stop for a picnic on the beach they help capture two burglars.
Reprints
Keywords
seal

The Last Chord (Table of Contents: 31)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Isn't that Archie's guitar?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie becomes despondent after seeing poor kids in an alley and decides to give up his music because if they can't be happy then he shouldn't be happy either.
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Hit the Deck! (Table of Contents: 32)

Mister Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy! To arms! This is it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
When everybody in the school is dressed as pirates for the school dance Mr. Weatherbee is not amused.
Reprints
Keywords
pirate

The Low Down (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Gus Lemoine (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
The Coach is happy to hear that Archie won't be going out for the basketball team because he's now the sports reporter for the school paper.
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Slow Burn (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie claims to have a bad sunburn as an excuse for not doing his homework.
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Sales Resistance (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica buys a vacuum cleaner from a handsome salesman, and tries to get it off her hands by selling it to someone else.
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The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 36)

Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Dilton invents a super-fast race car but unfortunately it depends on Moose to operate it by remote control.
Reprints
Keywords
drag racing

Mr. Nice Guy (Table of Contents: 37)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey ? (see notes)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
After Reggie scores the winning basket for Riverdale, he gets upset when Archie and Jughead praise him like everyone else does because he's convinced they are only being sarcastic.
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Indexer Notes

Samm Schwartz is credited for the pencils but that seems incorrect.

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Where exactly is your headache, Mr. Lodge?"]
    The Archies
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Everything's Archie
  4. 3. Visit To a Small Panic
    The Archies
  5. 4. The Tiger
    Archie
  6. 5. The Interpreter
    Archie
  7. 6. Fair Chance
    Archie
  8. 7. Safety Slides with Tips on Boating
    The Archies
  9. 8. The Beat
    The Archies
  10. 9. Shoo Shark!
    Archie
  11. 10. Technique
    Archie
  12. 11. The Inner Man
    Archie
  13. 12. Say Cheese
    Archie
  14. 13. Taking a Powder
    Archie
  15. 14. Close Shave
    Archie
  16. 15. Fair Play
    Everything's Archie
  17. 16. A Mynah Incident
    Archie
  18. 17. Snow Joke
    Archie
  19. 18. Something Special
    Archie
  20. 19. A Friend in Need (Is a Pest)
    Archie
  21. 20. Winter Wonderland
    Everything's Archie
  22. 21. Mister Appetite
    The Archies
  23. 22. Archie Goes Underground
    Archie
  24. 23. Star Struck
    Reggie
  25. 24. Change of Money!
    Archie
  26. 25. The Fame Game
    Hot Dog
  27. 26. Dumb Animal?
    Hot Dog
  28. 27. Long Green Long Gone
    The Archies
  29. 28. Droopy Sails
    Archie
  30. 29. A Flip of the Lip
    Archie
  31. 30. Seal of Approval
    The Archies
  32. 31. The Last Chord
    The Archies
  33. 32. Hit the Deck!
    Mister Weatherbee
  34. 33. The Low Down
    Archie
  35. 34. Slow Burn
    Archie
  36. 35. Sales Resistance
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. The Moose Is Loose
    Moose
  38. 37. Mr. Nice Guy
    Reggie
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