(August 1974)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing
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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)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, how come Jughead isn't your partner in the organic food business this year?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front and inside back cover are blank.

The Fighter (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
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The Taste of Success (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
humor; teen
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Second Reckon (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday
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A Loan and Blue (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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The Handout (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
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Archie's Sports Shorts (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
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Betty and Veronica's Land-A-Man Kit (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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The Warning (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Joe Edwards ?
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Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday
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Made for Trouble (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
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Bob Bolling
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Bob Bolling

Genre
adventure; humor; children
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That's the Ticket (Table of Contents: 11)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday
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Riddles on Parade (Table of Contents: 12)

Veronica / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Genre
humor; teen
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Fish Tales (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
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Fitness Report (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
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Summer Madness (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Sam Schwartz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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Adventure Ahoy! (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 29 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
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?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
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Indexer Notes

A book-length story in four parts: "Adventure Ahoy!" (6 pp.); "A Slight Case of Weather" (7 pp.); "Castaway Island" (7 pp.); "A Rip-Snorting Rescue" (9 pp.).

Eye on the Ball! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday
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The Word for Today - Teenagers (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie Presents: Daffynitions / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
Tom Moore
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?
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?

Genre
humor; teen
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Three Men on a Job (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
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Harry Lucey
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
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Lazy Laddie (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
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Think and Do (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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Punchy Pastime (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
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A Long Trail (Table of Contents: 23)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday
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Fun Page (Table of Contents: 24)

activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Chip Off the Ol' Block! (Table of Contents: 25)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor
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Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; George Washington; un-named historical characters
Synopsis
When Little Archie refuses to eat his fish, Fred tells him the story of an Andrews ancestor whose love of fish helped to save the American troops at Valley Forge.
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SH Short Shorts (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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The Swinger (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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The Crusader (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge (cameo, flashback)
Synopsis
Betty decides she's going to be helpful, which sends the others into a panic, since her attempts to be helpful always backfire. The gang decides to be mean to Betty, hoping that would keep her from trying to do favors for them.
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Danger at Cobb's Cavern (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey
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Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie, Reggie, Betty and Veronica decide to explore Cobb's Cavern, a local cave. Jughead advises them against it because of possible landslides. The landslide happens, trapping the four in the cavern and it's up to Jughead to find a way to rescue them.
Reprints
Keywords
cave; landslide; spelunkers; tunnel

Indexer Notes

Mostly serious story, like those in the Life with Archie series.

Dash It All (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Bill Vigoda ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets a slow start in a track race.
Reprints
Keywords
sprints; track and field

Vow Row (Table of Contents: 31)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Bill Vigoda ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose catches Reggie and Midge together at Midge's house.
Reprints
Keywords
jealousy

Model Child! (Table of Contents: 32)

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
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Hap Holliday; Merry Holliday
Synopsis
Jinx's mother has her balance a book on her head to keep her from running around the house.
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Alphabet Blockhead (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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humor; teen
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Railroad Cross Up (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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humor; teen
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The Nervous Ones (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Party Blues (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
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Bill Vigoda
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle, Betty Cooper (cameo); Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica thinks Archie is taking her for granted. So she throws a party that he has no chance of attending. (It's girls only.)
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Keywords
party

Sign of the Time (Table of Contents: 37)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Gladys
Synopsis
Gladys' father sends Reggie a message via some toy soldiers.
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Keywords
toys

Pleasant Schemes (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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humor; teen
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Big Game Hunter (Table of Contents: 39)

Leroy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Leroy; Archie Andrews (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica are snuggling and Leroy is outside the window with a tape-recorder, looking for some blackmail material.
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Keywords
tape-recorder

Guess Who (Table of Contents: 40)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle (disguised); Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica gives a costume party where everyone is supposed to represent a holiday.
Reprints

Tipped and Topped! Part I (Table of Contents: 41)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Moore

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica both read "Henrietta's Handy Hints on How to Hook Him!" Betty tries the "way to a man's heart is through his stomach" way.
Reprints
Keywords
cooking

Indexer Notes

Part one of two.

Tipped and Topped! Part II (Table of Contents: 42)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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Tom Moore
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Moore

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica both read "Henrietta's Handy Hints on How to Hook Him!" Veronica uses the "An occasional change of your hairdo will add variety and spice to your appearance" tip, but Archie is oblivious, as usual.
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Keywords
beauty salon; hairdo

Indexer Notes

Part two of two.

Short Shorts (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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Poet Cornered (Table of Contents: 44)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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Poor Little Rich Whirl (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Webster (butler)
Synopsis
Betty is jealous of Veronica's wealth. Veronica invites her for an overnight visit to emphasize her wealth and get her to give up Archie. But there is a twist when Betty phones home to talk to her mother and Veronica finds herself envying Betty's close ties to her parents as opposed to her usually-absent mother and father.
Reprints
Keywords
jealousy; telephone

[Betty Sitting on a Rock] (Table of Contents: 46)

Betty's Coloring Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phil DiMaggio (idea)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty in striped slacks, sitting on a rock.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Betty's coloring page suggested by Phil DiMaggio, 19th 5th, St., New Rochelle, N.Y."

It'll Be One Big Laugh after Another When You Order Laugh Comics Digest No. 1 (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

[Hey, Archie fans! Here's another super comics digest...] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, how come Jughead isn't your partner in the organic food business this year?"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Fighter
    Archie
  4. 3. The Taste of Success
    Jughead
  5. 4. Second Reckon
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. A Loan and Blue
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Handout
    Archie
  8. 7. Archie's Sports Shorts
    Archie
  9. 8. Betty and Veronica's Land-A-Man Kit
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. The Warning
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Made for Trouble
    Little Archie
  12. 11. That's the Ticket
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Riddles on Parade
    Veronica
  14. 13. Fish Tales
    Archie
  15. 14. Fitness Report
    Jughead
  16. 15. Summer Madness
    Archie
  17. 16. Adventure Ahoy!
    Archie
  18. 17. Eye on the Ball!
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. The Word for Today - Teenagers
    Archie Presents: Daffynitions
  20. 19. Three Men on a Job
    Archie
  21. 20. Lazy Laddie
    Jughead
  22. 21. Think and Do
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Punchy Pastime
    Reggie
  24. 23. A Long Trail
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. Fun Page
  26. 25. Chip Off the Ol' Block!
    Little Archie
  27. 26. SH Short Shorts
    Archie
  28. 27. The Swinger
    Jughead
  29. 28. The Crusader
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Danger at Cobb's Cavern
    Archie
  31. 30. Dash It All
    Archie
  32. 31. Vow Row
    Moose
  33. 32. Model Child!
    Li'l Jinx
  34. 33. Alphabet Blockhead
    Archie
  35. 34. Railroad Cross Up
    Miss Grundy
  36. 35. The Nervous Ones
    Jughead
  37. 36. Party Blues
    Archie
  38. 37. Sign of the Time
    Reggie
  39. 38. Pleasant Schemes
    Betty
  40. 39. Big Game Hunter
    Leroy
  41. 40. Guess Who
    Veronica
  42. 41. Tipped and Topped! Part I
    Betty
  43. 42. Tipped and Topped! Part II
    Veronica
  44. 43. Short Shorts
  45. 44. Poet Cornered
    Dilton Doiley
  46. 45. Poor Little Rich Whirl
    Archie
  47. 46. [Betty Sitting on a Rock]
    Betty's Coloring Page
  48. 47. It'll Be One Big Laugh after Another When You Order Laugh Comics Digest No. 1
    Laugh Comics Digest
  49. 48. [Hey, Archie fans! Here's another super comics digest...]
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