(February 1974)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Pages
164
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Bi-monthly
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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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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy, do you allow talking in your classes?!?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Li'l Jinx; Little Archie Andrews

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Winner Take All! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie have a bet on if it will snow and the loser has to carry the winner to school on his shoulders.
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Indexer Notes

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

Clothes Call! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx has to wear her best clothes.
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Last Stop (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica is trying to teach Archie to behave like a gentleman.
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Stupid Cupid (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose; Midge
Synopsis
Jughead is using the school computer to see if people are perfectly matched.
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Keywords
computer; computer dating; punch card

Team Wreck (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey ?
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries to teach kids how to ski.
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Keywords
skiing

Dig, Dig, Dig (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's dad is annoyed that Archie didn't shovel the snow off the walk.
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The Pony Express (Table of Contents: 8)

American Heritage / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
About the Pony Express.

The Run-Away (Table of Contents: 9)

Little Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
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Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling (signed)
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Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty
Synopsis
Little Archie gets on a raft to sail to Europe.
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Li'l Jinx Puzzles? (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Color the numbered squares and a crossword puzzle.

The Right Sign (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
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Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The class names the first signs of spring.
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The Greatest! (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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George Gladir ?
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Bill Vigoda
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Genre
teen
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Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose; Martha; Clarence
Synopsis
Reggie can't understand why Veronica can't see that he is the greatest.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

The Failure (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are talking about how silly it is to believe in monsters, not realizing that a hairy monster is following them.
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Unexpected Situation (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Harry Lucey
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Genre
teen
Characters
Moose; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Moose is nervous about talking to Mr. Weatherbee.
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Indexer Notes

Credit from the index of the original printing.

Beat Nix (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Harry Lucey
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Characters
Souphead Jones; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Souphead's drum playing is driving Jughead crazy.
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Indexer Notes

Credit from the index of the original printing.

The Wind-Up (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica shows Reggie and Betty a mechanical Archie.
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Payola! (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Jughead gives Miss Grundy a potted plant and she thinks it's payola.
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Carry On (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
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Harry Lucey
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie accidentally knocks Betty down and she pretends to be hurt so he'll carry her.
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Indexer Notes

Credit from the index of the original printing.

Gym Dandy (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Smithers; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is exercising because she thinks Archie will like that.
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Indexer Notes

Credit from the index of the original printing.

So Help Me! (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Colors
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Letters
typeset; Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica needs help on her Latin and Betty wants Archie to take her to the dance.
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The Right Condition (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx finds out her dad was a skiing champ and she wants him to take her skiing.
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Keywords
skiing

Boxed In (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
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Harry Lucey
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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wants her father to give her Archie as a birthday present.
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Indexer Notes

Credit from the index of the original printing.

Future Preference (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead reads a science fiction book called The Year 2120 and tells Archie and Veronica what life will be like.
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More Bounce To The Ounce (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie makes a rubber band ball at school.
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Indexer Notes

Credit from the index of the original printing.

Vocal Yokel (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Professor Roffkee; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica is being coached in music by the money hungry Professor Roffkee.
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Dummy Up (Table of Contents: 26)

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; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie put a Halloween mask on the new tackling dummy and have some fun around school.
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Indexer Notes

Credit from the index of the original printing.

Menace From The Skies! (Table of Contents: 27)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
About different types of owls.
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The Letter (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Bill Golden
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge finds out that Veronica gave his letter to a friend in Australia to Archie to mail and he thinks it will never make it to the post office.
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Keywords
Australia; fishermen; fishing net; garbage; jet; kangaroo; letter; message in a bottle; sewer

Indexer Notes

Credit from the index of the original printing.

After the Game (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Veronica refuses to go out with Archie and Reggie because their actions almost caused Riverdale High to lose the hockey game they worry she might be going out with Jughead.
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Keywords
hockey

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #24, no credits listed in this digest.

Show Biz (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Al
Synopsis
Veronica finds out that the TV show Route 99 is filming an episode in Riverdale and is looking for a local girl to play a part.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

Nix Pix (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx complains that there's nothing good to watch on TV and the movie theaters are all showing the same picture.
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The Cheer Leader (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Flint; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has an infectious new cheer that bugs Mr. Weatherbee.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

The Runaway (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan Decarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo; Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica, upset that her dad doesn't understand her, decides to leave the mansion and find somewhere else to live.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

Puzzles (Table of Contents: 34)

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Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
A maze to get Jinx back to camp, a crossword puzzle titled "Gone Fishing" and a connect the dots to find the magician's friend.

In the Stretch (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey
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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica, Betty, Archie and Jughead pull taffy in cooking class.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

Ice-Capade (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are interested in a handsome fellow skating.
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Keywords
ice skating

Pin Point (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
Carlos Antunes
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Big Ethel; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead picks up a pin and has good luck, avoiding the things Reggie tries to do to him.
Reprints
Keywords
luck

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #76, no credits listed in this digest.

Pearl Divers (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Flint; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Veronica's pearl necklace broke in school causing the faculty to slip on them.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

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[160 pages of stories and fun in Archie's full color comics digest] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Miss Grundy, do you allow talking in your classes?!?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Winner Take All!
    Archie
  4. 3. Clothes Call!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Last Stop
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Stupid Cupid
    Jughead
  7. 6. Team Wreck
    Archie
  8. 7. Dig, Dig, Dig
    Archie's Dad
  9. 8. The Pony Express
    American Heritage
  10. 9. The Run-Away
    Little Archie
  11. 10. Li'l Jinx Puzzles?
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. The Right Sign
    Jughead
  13. 12. The Greatest!
    Archie
  14. 13. The Failure
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Unexpected Situation
    Big Moose
  16. 15. Beat Nix
    Jughead
  17. 16. The Wind-Up
    Archie
  18. 17. Payola!
    Jughead
  19. 18. Carry On
    Archie
  20. 19. Gym Dandy
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. So Help Me!
    Archie
  22. 21. The Right Condition
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. Boxed In
    Archie
  24. 23. Future Preference
    Jughead
  25. 24. More Bounce To The Ounce
    Archie
  26. 25. Vocal Yokel
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Dummy Up
    Archie
  28. 27. Menace From The Skies!
    Nature's Notebook
  29. 28. The Letter
    Archie
  30. 29. After the Game
    Jughead
  31. 30. Show Biz
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Nix Pix
    Li'l Jinx
  33. 32. The Cheer Leader
    Archie
  34. 33. The Runaway
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Puzzles
  36. 35. In the Stretch
    Archie
  37. 36. Ice-Capade
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Pin Point
    Jughead
  39. 38. Pearl Divers
    Archie
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
  41. 40. [160 pages of stories and fun in Archie's full color comics digest]
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