(August 1969)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
nine times a year: August, October and December, and Semi-monthly in January, February and June
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title: Archie's Jokes


["Archie is chartering a plane for us two to fly in!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Slick Pick (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
At Pop Tate's, the kids draw names to see who dances with whom.
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Tennis Menace (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (referred to, but not seen)
Synopsis:
Playing tennis, Veronica knows how to make Archie serve more gently.

Devine Sign (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy tries to keep Jughead from sleeping in class.
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Indexer Notes

This sequence has the same title as sequence 46, and both are misspelled.

Skid Kid (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Hal installs a piece of hardware near the telephone.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from reprint appearance.

Boy Joy (Table of Contents: 5)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
While bowling, Ethel's friend tries to get her to talk about something other than boys.
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Lite Delite (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee is having a computer installed at the school.

Bike Hike (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Leland
Synopsis:
While riding bicycles, the rest of the gang can't see that Veronica has gotten a ride from her chauffeur.

Job Jest (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie applies for a summer job with an unusual interview process.

Party Smarty (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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?
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?
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead is the only boy to show up to Veronica's French fashion show party.
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Late Date (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie makes the mistake of being late to Veronica's for dinner.
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Trick Shot (Table of Contents: 11)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx plays a joke on Greg, who is practicing with a bow and arrow.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

Some Sports (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead tells a passerby about the tennis match he just missed.

The Early Bird (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred explains why he needs to call Mary before three o'clock.

Sprint Stint (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie rushes to be at school on time, then falls asleep.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

Chase Chatter (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Ethel explains to Jughead why she likes him so much.

Burn and Learn (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Veronica has a unique attitude toward cooking class.

Super Service (Table of Contents: 17)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Al; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Ethel tries to use her job as a means of getting dates.

Dull Skull (Table of Contents: 18)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie tells a joke, and Moose eventually gets it.

Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead comes up with a way to win a golf bet with Archie.

Rave Wave (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica wants to go surfing.

Face Fantasy (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie tries to cheer up a crying baby.
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Classy Class (Table of Contents: 22)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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?
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?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy explains why she's not afraid to leave her class unattended.

Vile Visit (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie has a reason for visiting Archie while he's home sick.

Dream Scheme (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie tells his dad about a dream he had.

Bright Brood (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie tries out Jughead's sleep-learning system.
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Strange Student (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Geraldine Grundy; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy wonders why Archie is behaving himself.

Double Takes (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Three unrelated two-panel gags.

Flip Lip (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica have an excuse for kissing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Sandra Acklin (1st prize), Debbie Rubin (2nd prize), Debbie Robinson (3rd prize), and Cheryl Amos (4th prize), plus instructions for joining the Archie Club.

Math Wrath (Table of Contents: 30)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Midge berates Moose for his math skills.

Diamond Doings (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie's enthusiasm for baseball season is short-lived.

Money Honey (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Linda; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty tells Linda just how rich Veronica is.

Cry Crisis (Table of Contents: 33)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Ethel is having trouble getting attention from lifeguard Jughead.
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Hot Shot (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
On vaccination day, Archie doesn't realize he got a shot.
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Mad Lad (Table of Contents: 35)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose tries to find out who Midge went out with.

Happy Hobby (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Harold; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The neighbors' son makes Fred glad that Archie is more interested in girls than cars.
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Using the Head (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Artist Jughead is struck with inspiration.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

Candid Comment (Table of Contents: 38)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Ethel laments the inactivity of her telephone.

Eat Treat (Table of Contents: 39)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
At the movies, Jughead saves his popcorn for the proper moment.

Go Go Go... (Table of Contents: 40)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Greg challenges Jinx's spelling ability.
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The Grid Kid (Table of Contents: 41)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When Moose talks about a dance he went to, Veronica thinks he's talking about football.

Rough Stuff (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie can't come up with an answer in Chemistry class.

Fear Folly (Table of Contents: 43)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie is nervous about possibly running into Moose.

The Great Grind (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hal
Synopsis:
Archie finds a sympathetic ear.

Dynamic Duo (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie and Ronnie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica are on a togetherness kick.

Devine Sign (Table of Contents: 46)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred tries to inspire Archie, but it backfires.

Indexer Notes

This sequence has the same title as sequence 3, and both are misspelled.

Step By Step (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie comes up with a way to teach Archie the latest dance.
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Quiz Fizz (Table of Contents: 48)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Mr. Baxter (on television); Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
While watching television, Moose comes up with a new classroom excuse.

Frail Mail (Table of Contents: 49)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Evelyn
Synopsis:
Archie flirts with a girl working in the school office.

Game Shame (Table of Contents: 50)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
The girls' basketball team is intimidated by their opponents.

Cube Boob (Table of Contents: 51)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose gets a long-distance phone call.

Sign Up (Table of Contents: 52)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is giving surfing lessons.

Mark Lark (Table of Contents: 53)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred misunderstands what he overhears Archie saying.

Like Son Like Father (Table of Contents: 54)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Forsyth P. Jones II; Gladys Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead's mother encourages him to spend more time with his father.

Tube Boob (Table of Contents: 55)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie is skeptical of Dilton's calculation.

["Say!! You're getting better on the guitar, Arch!"] (Table of Contents: 56)

Archie's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge smashes Archie's guitar over his head.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie is chartering a plane for us two to fly in!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Slick Pick
    Archie
  3. 2. Tennis Menace
    Veronica
  4. 3. Devine Sign
    Jughead
  5. 4. Skid Kid
    Betty
  6. 5. Boy Joy
    Big Ethel
  7. 6. Lite Delite
    Mr. Weatherbee
  8. 7. Bike Hike
    Archie and the Gang
  9. 8. Job Jest
    Archie
  10. 9. Party Smarty
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Late Date
    Archie
  12. 11. Trick Shot
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Some Sports
    Archie
  14. 13. The Early Bird
    Archie
  15. 14. Sprint Stint
    Archie
  16. 15. Chase Chatter
    Jughead
  17. 16. Burn and Learn
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Super Service
    Big Ethel
  19. 18. Dull Skull
    Moose
  20. 19. Golf Gaff
    Jughead
  21. 20. Rave Wave
    Archie
  22. 21. Face Fantasy
    Archie
  23. 22. Classy Class
    Miss Grundy
  24. 23. Vile Visit
    Archie
  25. 24. Dream Scheme
    Archie
  26. 25. Bright Brood
    Archie
  27. 26. Strange Student
    Archie
  28. 27. Double Takes
    Archie and the Gang
  29. 28. Flip Lip
    Archie
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  31. 30. Math Wrath
    Moose
  32. 31. Diamond Doings
    Archie
  33. 32. Money Honey
    Veronica
  34. 33. Cry Crisis
    Big Ethel
  35. 34. Hot Shot
    Archie
  36. 35. Mad Lad
    Moose
  37. 36. Happy Hobby
    Archie
  38. 37. Using the Head
    Jughead
  39. 38. Candid Comment
    Big Ethel
  40. 39. Eat Treat
    Jughead
  41. 40. Go Go Go...
    Li'l Jinx
  42. 41. The Grid Kid
    Moose
  43. 42. Rough Stuff
    Archie
  44. 43. Fear Folly
    Reggie
  45. 44. The Great Grind
    Archie
  46. 45. Dynamic Duo
    Archie and Ronnie
  47. 46. Devine Sign
    Archie
  48. 47. Step By Step
    Archie
  49. 48. Quiz Fizz
    Moose
  50. 49. Frail Mail
    Archie
  51. 50. Game Shame
    Betty and Veronica
  52. 51. Cube Boob
    Moose
  53. 52. Sign Up
    Archie
  54. 53. Mark Lark
    Archie
  55. 54. Like Son Like Father
    Jughead
  56. 55. Tube Boob
    Archie
  57. 56. ["Say!! You're getting better on the guitar, Arch!"]
    Archie's Pin-Up
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