(October 1973)

Archie, 1973 Series
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0.50 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Job Number
06994
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, how far does your allowance go?
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Li'l Jinx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Relief (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is trying to relieve his frustrations.
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Hip Quips (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
humor
Characters
Big Ethel; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Three two-panel gags.
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One For The Books! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Greg
Synopsis
Why Li'l Jinx takes one school book and Greg takes a full school bag.
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The Victim (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie starts a lawn mowing business with Jughead.
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Jughead's Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Pseudo-activity page where the answers are really jokes.

Light Work (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
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Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Wilson; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has to carry a lamp post through town.
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Draw Flaw! (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx can't beat Greg at water gun fast draw.
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Puzzles (Table of Contents: 9)

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Li'l Jinx

The Most Dangerous Game! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
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Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is dangerous playing croquet.
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The Needle (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Sal Contrera
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Snoopy (cameo); Charlie Brown (cameo); Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica puts down Betty's sewing ability so Betty starts making copies of Veronica's outfits.
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Wallpaper Quiz (Table of Contents: 12)

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Dan DeCarlo ?
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Match the wallpaper designs to the person.
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Bully For You (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Moose; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Charley; Joe; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
To build up Archie's confidence in wrestling, Coach Kleats asks Moose to go easy on him.
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Hippopotamus (Table of Contents: 14)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
About the hippopotamus.

The Box Of Candy (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie decides to do something nice for Jughead and buy him a box of candy.
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Spy Spoof (Table of Contents: 16)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate; Moose; Midge; Cousin Leroy
Synopsis
A series of one-panel gags showing how teen life is like being a spy.
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It's A Gift (Table of Contents: 17)

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
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica keeps buying gifts for her friends.
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Everything's Coming Up Roses (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
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Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Harris
Synopsis
Archie picks roses from Mr. Lodge's rose bush.
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The Muscle Builders (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
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Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie thinks Jughead should exercise so he can defend himself.
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Street 'Seen' (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx walking down the street looking at various goodies.
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The Great Pizza Race (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
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Harry Lucey
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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Joe; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie race to Veronica's house balancing pizzas on their heads.
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I've Got A Secret (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Sal Contrera
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica has a pen pal.
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Reflect On This (Table of Contents: 23)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica has to leave town for the weekend and she tells Archie to spend time with Betty.
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Little Red Archiekins (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
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Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty takes inspiration from Little Red Riding Hood to get Archie.
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Switcheroo (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Pete
Synopsis
Pop Tate gets annoyed when the gang eats pizzas from Pete's Pizza Palace at his shop, but only orders water from him.
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Spellbound (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Mario Acquaviva
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Mario Acquaviva

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead and Betty pretend to cast spells on Archie and Veronica.
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Couch Coach (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey
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Mario Acquaviva
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Mario Acquaviva

Genre
teen
Characters
Dr. Olof R. Ocker; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge's psychologist meets Archie.
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Just Desert (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica overhears Archie telling Jughead he's going to ask Betty on a date.
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Hand-Daft! (Table of Contents: 29)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is trying to make a lanyard.
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Li'l Jinx Puzzlements (Table of Contents: 30)

Li'l Jinx / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis
Three puzzles.
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Return Engagement! (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee catches Archie, Reggie and Jughead standing on each other's shoulders.
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Crossword Snack (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Food crossword puzzle.
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Stumble Bum (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Stan; Moose
Synopsis
Archie is on the tumbling team.
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Cute Suit (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
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Harry Lucey
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Marty Epp
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Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Watching girls wearing jungle cat pattern swimsuits at the beach.
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Fashion Show (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Barry Grossman
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has an outfit for every occasion.
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Sand Crab (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
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Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Cindy; Cindy's mom
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is forced to go to the beach.
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Cool Skool (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose; Classroom Robot; Head Monitor; Reggie Mantle; Principal
Synopsis
The class visits an experimental school of the future.
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Get The Message! (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
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Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie sees a message for him written on the sidewalk.
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Touch Me Not (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Midge; Moose; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead is hypersensitive to being touched by girls.
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Price Wise! (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
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Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is selling lemonade at $5 a glass.
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The Buddy System (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is annoyed when Jughead abandons him for some food.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

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[The Archie Doll] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, how far does your allowance go?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Relief
    Archie
  4. 3. Hip Quips
    Archie and the Gang
  5. 4. One For The Books!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Victim
    Jughead
  7. 6. Jughead's Puzzle Page
    Jughead
  8. 7. Light Work
    Archie
  9. 8. Draw Flaw!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Puzzles
  11. 10. The Most Dangerous Game!
    Archie
  12. 11. The Needle
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Wallpaper Quiz
  14. 13. Bully For You
    Archie
  15. 14. Hippopotamus
  16. 15. The Box Of Candy
    Jughead
  17. 16. Spy Spoof
  18. 17. It's A Gift
    Veronica
  19. 18. Everything's Coming Up Roses
    Archie
  20. 19. The Muscle Builders
    Jughead
  21. 20. Street 'Seen'
    Li'l Jinx
  22. 21. The Great Pizza Race
    Archie
  23. 22. I've Got A Secret
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Reflect On This
  25. 24. Little Red Archiekins
    Archie
  26. 25. Switcheroo
    Jughead
  27. 26. Spellbound
  28. 27. Couch Coach
    Archie
  29. 28. Just Desert
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Hand-Daft!
    Li'l Jinx
  31. 30. Li'l Jinx Puzzlements
    Li'l Jinx
  32. 31. Return Engagement!
    Jughead
  33. 32. Crossword Snack
    Jughead
  34. 33. Stumble Bum
    Archie
  35. 34. Cute Suit
    Archie
  36. 35. Fashion Show
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Sand Crab
    Archie
  38. 37. Cool Skool
    Jughead
  39. 38. Get The Message!
    Archie
  40. 39. Touch Me Not
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Price Wise!
    Li'l Jinx
  42. 41. The Buddy System
    Archie
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
  44. 43. [The Archie Doll]
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