Archie Showcase Digest #2 [Direct Edition]
(November 2020)

Archie, 2020 Series
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Price
7.99 USD
Pages
196
On-sale Date
2020-10-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469524 00211
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones

[How to get your free comic] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Jughead Look! (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Ethel tells Jughead he should look people in the eye when he talks to them instead of walking around with his eyes closed. This leads to Jughead having the ability to hypnotize everyone to do his bidding.
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Brain Food (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Hurt that everyone in town considers him a freak for his huge appetite, Jughead decides to go on a diet. As soon as he stops eating, he becomes stupid, endangering his ability to win the inter-city scholarship trophy for the school. Miss Grundy realizes why Jughead never got fat: his body converts food into brain power instead of flab, and when he's not eating, he's not smart.
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Keywords
cafeteria; diet; hamburgers; homework; insult

Round Trip (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie sends Jughead to Veronica's house to see if she's stood him up. He gets there, then decides Archie should be doing this and returns without knocking on the door. Repeat two more times with Jughead putting principle over physical effort.
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Alias: The Claw (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Pop Tate (cameo); Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead buys an extendable claw and finds lots of uses for it.
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A Private Affair (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead tells Archie that his love for Veronica is too obvious and he should try to keep it a secret. Archie tells Veronica they should make their love a "private affair."
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Keywords
gossip

[Chilling Adventures of Sabrina] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Netflix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Charm Chuckle (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is selling "magic trolls" to girls door-to-door, with Archie as his accomplice on the telephone.
Reprints
Keywords
dolls; telephone; trolls

[Avatar the Last Airbender] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Whale of a Tale (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited as Gladir)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited as Ruiz)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited as D'Agostino)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Jughead
Genre
teen
Characters
Jug the Juggler [Jughead Jones]; Jellybean Jones; Sleeping Beauty; Prince Hottie; Jack the Giant Killer; Old Woman in a Shoe; Georgie Porgie
Synopsis
Jughead tells Jellybean a story featuring "Jug the Juggler" as he interacts with other fairy tale characters.
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Keywords
fairy tale

Quint-trouble-ets (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead, Archie, Betty, Reggie and Veronica are singing as a quintet and decide they should wear uniforms. They decide to all dress like Jughead, which makes Mr. Weatherbee think he's seeing things. He finally takes Jughead shopping to buy new outfits.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Great! (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited as Doyle)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited as Schwartz)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited as Lapick)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited as Antunes)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited as Yoshida)

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Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; sick kids
Synopsis
Jughead entertains hospital-bound kids with stage magic. He's terrible at it, but they like him anyway.
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Keywords
Hospital; magic

For the Record (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie sells his father's record collection to Jughead.
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[Archie Unlimited] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[Read it all on the Archie App.] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Shop Talk (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How much is this loaf of bread?
Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
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Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Comics Threadless] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

The World of Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I told you I could lift it, coach!
Feature Logo
The World of Jughead [overlapping letters]
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags.

[The Riverdale Diaries] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[Archie's Halloween Mystery Bundle] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Target: Jughead! (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Shelley; Steve Schwartz; Archie Andrews; Brenda; Brad; Mrs. Jones; Mr. Flutesnoot; Trula Twyst
Synopsis
Jughead meets Trula Twyst.
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Indexer Notes

The introduction of Trula Twyst.

Know Your Target: Jughead! Part 2 (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Trula Twyst; Trula Twyst; Aimee; Beebee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Celia
Synopsis
Trula Twyst and her organization J.U.S.T. begin their plan to turn Jughead into a ladies' man.
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Indexer Notes

Trula's dialogue on page 1 echoes the blurb on the cover of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #14.

Target: Jughead! The Dramatic Conclusion! (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Mr. Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Trula Twyst; J.U.S.T.; Pop Tate; Miss Beazley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Trula's true plan is revealed.
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Flower Power (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is hospitalized with exhaustion and the gang buy him flowers as a present. But they send Jughead to deliver the present and he manages to deliver it in a way that makes the gang think Mr. Weatherbee has died.
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No Charm Done (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead calls Archie and asks him to bring over a package that Jughead had left at Archie's house by mistake.
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Cake Mistake (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Maurice; Hiram Lodge; Smithers (cameo)
Synopsis
Jughead learns the art of cake decorating.
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Feelin' Feline (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

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Hot Dog
Genre
humor; animal; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Hot Dog gets amnesia and thinks he's a cat.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia

Can'ts' in His Trance (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead takes a job as a magician's assistant.
Reprints
Keywords
magician; stage magic

Coffee Nerves (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doc, I'm having a little digestion trouble!
Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
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Indexer Notes

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

Sweet Talk (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Betty!
Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Captain Hero vs. The Rampaging Rebound! (Table of Contents: 31)

Captain Hero / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco (credited)
Pencils
Ron Frenz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Feature Logo
Jughead as Captain Hero
Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Captain Hero [Jughead Jones]; Rebound [Lloyd Pompadue]; Big E [Ethel Muggs]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Bitterman; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Captain Hero teams up with newcomer Big E to thwart the villain known as Rebound.
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Finders Weepers (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie con Reggie into spading Jughead's lawn, but Reggie finds artifacts and makes money on the deal.
Reprints
Keywords
Choklit Shop

Woo For Two (Table of Contents: 33)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilly Dalton; Debbie Dalton
Synopsis
Twins Dilly and Debbie Dalton want Jughead... to come to their party.
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Hat's the Way (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead bets Reggie he can drink his soda after covering it with his hat.
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[Archie Comics Presents] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

[Digest Mix Bundle Packs!] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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

The Bzz-z and the Bee (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead gets in trouble for whistling in class. He is whistling out of habit because it's how he soothes his bees. When bees invade Miss Grundy's room, Jughead is able to tame them by whistling, which gets him in more trouble with Mr. Weatherbee and leaves the bees buzzing around Mr. Weatherbee's head. Mr. Weatherbee pleads with Jughead to whistle them away, but Jughead lets out such a shrill whistle, that all the bees sting Mr. Weatherbee.
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Head First (Table of Contents: 38)

Jughead / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead, Archie and Reggie get jobs at the carnival.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival

In the Dark (Table of Contents: 39)

Jughead / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead tries to develop some film.
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[Archie Milestones] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

[20% off all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Practice Bowling without Bowling Equipment (Table of Contents: 42)

Professor Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Professor Jughead teaches Reggie how to bowl without having any bowling equipment.
Reprints

[Graphic Novel Super Store] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

Straw Strategy (Table of Contents: 44)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead has a straw that allows him to drink two sodas at once.
Reprints

[Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

Snooze Ruse (Table of Contents: 46)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Through sheer deviousness, Hot Dog manages to switch places with Jughead.
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Special Preview Betty and Veronica The Bond of Friendship (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica / preview (from the publisher) / 6 pages (report information)

[Betty and Veronica the Bond of Friendship] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

[Try these new Archie comics digests!] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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

[Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

CW / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Katy Keene] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

HBO Max / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jughead
  2. 1. [How to get your free comic]
  3. 2. The Jughead Look!
    Jughead
  4. 3. Brain Food
    Jughead
  5. 4. Round Trip
    Jughead
  6. 5. Alias: The Claw
    Jughead
  7. 6. A Private Affair
    Jughead
  8. 7. [Chilling Adventures of Sabrina]
    Netflix
  9. 8. Charm Chuckle
    Jughead
  10. 9. [Avatar the Last Airbender]
  11. 10. A Whale of a Tale
    Jughead
  12. 11. Quint-trouble-ets
    Jughead
  13. 12. The Great!
    Jughead
  14. 13. For the Record
    Jughead
  15. 14. [Archie Unlimited]
  16. 15. [Read it all on the Archie App.]
  17. 16. Shop Talk
    Jughead
  18. 17. [Archie Comics Threadless]
  19. 18. ["I told you I could lift it, coach!"]
    The World of Jughead
  20. 19. [The Riverdale Diaries]
  21. 20. [Archie's Halloween Mystery Bundle]
  22. 21. Target: Jughead!
    Jughead
  23. 22. Know Your Target: Jughead! Part 2
    Jughead
  24. 23. Target: Jughead! The Dramatic Conclusion!
    Jughead
  25. 24. Flower Power
    Jughead
  26. 25. No Charm Done
    Jughead
  27. 26. Cake Mistake
    Jughead
  28. 27. Feelin' Feline
    Hot Dog
  29. 28. Can'ts' in His Trance
    Jughead
  30. 29. Coffee Nerves
    Jughead
  31. 30. Sweet Talk
    Jughead
  32. 31. Captain Hero vs. The Rampaging Rebound!
    Captain Hero
  33. 32. Finders Weepers
    Jughead
  34. 33. Woo For Two
    Jughead
  35. 34. Hat's the Way
    Jughead
  36. 35. [Archie Comics Presents]
  37. 36. [Digest Mix Bundle Packs!]
  38. 37. The Bzz-z and the Bee
    Jughead
  39. 38. Head First
    Jughead
  40. 39. In the Dark
    Jughead
  41. 40. [Archie Milestones]
  42. 41. [20% off all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  43. 42. How to Practice Bowling without Bowling Equipment
    Professor Jughead
  44. 43. [Graphic Novel Super Store]
  45. 44. Straw Strategy
    Jughead
  46. 45. [Build Your Own Comics Double Digests Subscription!]
  47. 46. Snooze Ruse
    Jughead
  48. 47. Special Preview Betty and Veronica The Bond of Friendship
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. [Betty and Veronica the Bond of Friendship]
  50. 49. [Try these new Archie comics digests!]
  51. 50. [Riverdale]
    CW
  52. 51. [Katy Keene]
    HBO Max
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