(August 1975)

Archie, 1973 Series
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164
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ahh, sun and sand--- perfect rest for the tired body!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Li'l Jinx; Little Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

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

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To Tell The Truth (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie has mixed some chemicals in school that makes everyone who breathes it tell the truth.
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Fight Fright (Table of Contents: 3)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie are barely hitting each other in their fight.
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Shake Before Using (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie looks contented so Betty and Veronica decide to shake him up.
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A Matter of Competition! (Table of Contents: 5)

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Louella; Gertrude; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Professor Armstrong; Suzie; Linda; Reggie Mantle; Professor Strongheart
Synopsis
All the girls are crazy for the new teacher, Professor Armstrong.
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To Have and to Hold (Table of Contents: 6)

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Archie Andrews; Smithers; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Smithers throws Archie in the trash and Betty claims him as hers.
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Sisters (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have decided to dress alike and be like sisters.
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Reggie's Daffy-nitions (Table of Contents: 8)

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Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Humorous definitions of Anatomy, Beauty Parlor, Bridegroom, Expectant Father, Scientist, Female Brain and Hair.

Skull Scandal (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Moose; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose is putting toothpaste on his head.
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Car Care (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose
Synopsis
Moose souped up Reggie's brand new sports car.
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The Art Smartie (Table of Contents: 11)

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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Joe Edwards

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx finds out a messy painting is worth a million dollars so she tries to paint one like it and sell it.
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Robby the Robot! (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Sy Reit
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Bob White
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Bob White
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Marty Epp

Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Robby the Robot; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton unveils his latest creation, Robby the Robot.
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Part one of four.

The year the story is set in is updated to 1975.

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Robby Joins The Gang (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Sy Reit
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Bob White
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Bob White
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Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Robby the Robot; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Prelvis Esley; Tuesday Weld
Synopsis
Robby the Robot wants to be a teenager like the gang.
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Part two of four.

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Trapped In The Ravine! (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Sy Reit
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Bob White
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Bob White
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Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Robby the Robot; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Robby the Robot is causing trouble at school.
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Indexer Notes

Part three of four.

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Robby to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Sy Reit
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Bob White
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Bob White
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Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Robby the Robot; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dilton, Archie and Reggie are trapped in a ravine, can they contact Robby the Robot to rescue them?
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Part four of four.

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Dilton Doiley's Art Corner (Table of Contents: 16)

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Dilton Doiley; Midge; Archie Andrews (doll)
Synopsis
A humorous take on mobiles and a guess-who-each-mobile-belongs-to quiz.

A Girl's Conception of Baseball (Table of Contents: 17)

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George Gladir
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Bill Vigoda
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Bill Vigoda
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Johnson
Synopsis
How a girl who knows nothing of baseball would interpret the slang terms.
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Blooming Nuisance (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead is helping out a cousin who has opened a flower shop. To show his appreciation he gives Jughead a bouquet of flowers for Jughead to give to his girl and Jughead tries to find a way to rid of the flowers.
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Novel Approach (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Betty finds out that Archie is going to surprise Veronica with a bouquet of flowers so when she runs into Veronica she pretends the book she has is an unoriginal romance novel where the guy with a guilty conscience gives his girl a bouquet of flowers.
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Spring Shower (Table of Contents: 20)

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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Silas Crabtree; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
To get some worms for fishing, Reggie goes onto a farmer's land and when digging causes a geyser of water to sprout up.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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I'm worried about Reggie! He's been keeping bad company!
Genre
teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead is worried about the company that Reggie has been keeping.

Gags" 'n' "Gals (Table of Contents: 22)

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Mr. Brown; Dumb; Dora
Synopsis
A bunch of jokes and illustrations.

Archie's Side Show (Table of Contents: 23)

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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Moose
Synopsis
Cut out the heads and add them to the figures.

Fishy Story (Table of Contents: 24)

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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are driving to a fishing spot when the jalopy blows a tire.
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Deface and Defeat (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Stan Goldberg
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Genre
teen
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Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Somebody is writing on the walls of the school and Mr. Weatherbee is going to find out who is doing it.
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Camera Shy (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge; Archie Andrews; Moose
Synopsis
Jughead's got a new camera and he's snapping embarrassing shots of everyone.
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Invitation To A Dance (Table of Contents: 27)

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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Cookie
Synopsis
Reggie plans to go dancing at the Snob Hill Country Club dance by sneaking in.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Think you'll ever be as rich as Mr. Lodge?
Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead doesn't think Mr. Lodge's wealth is that far ahead of his own.

The Great Debate (Table of Contents: 29)

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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
How to handle boys.

Channel Chatter (Table of Contents: 30)

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Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Moose
Synopsis
Moose is watching a TV channel that's off the air.
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The Brush Off (Table of Contents: 31)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie is going to Betty's house.
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A Real Doll! (Table of Contents: 32)

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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Joe Edwards

Genre
children
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Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants her daddy to buy her a Poopsie doll set she saw advertised on TV.
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On Mars (Table of Contents: 33)

Little Archie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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Bob Bolling
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Bob Bolling
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Bob Bolling
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Bob Bolling

Genre
children
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Little Archie Andrews; Abercrombie; Stitch; Spotty; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Little Archie is watching TV when he discovers that he is being watched by two Martians through the TV.
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The Long View (Table of Contents: 34)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Reggie Mantle; "Blubber" Benson
Synopsis
Benson wishes Reggie would knock off calling him "Blubber".
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Fun Page (Table of Contents: 35)

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Archie Andrews
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Get through the maze making only two stops, two jokes and six tic-tac-toe squares.

Archie's Memorable Sports Events (Table of Contents: 36)

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Archie Andrews
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Humorous pictures that go with the sport.
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Jughead's "Books Of The Year" (Table of Contents: 37)

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Five books with author names that match the titles.
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The Awful Truth (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Bob White
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Bob White
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Genre
teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Midge; Moose; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica told Archie she was sitting with a sick friend, but Archie isn't sure if she's telling the truth.
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War and Peace (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica recruits Betty in her war on Archie.
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Train of Thought (Table of Contents: 40)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
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Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A train conductor hassles Jughead about a suitcase left in the aisle.
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Archie's Scrambled Yoks! (Table of Contents: 41)

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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Match up the joke set-up with the punchline.

Meet The Folks (Table of Contents: 42)

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Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
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Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Sally Fuller; Veronica Lodge; Tony Fuller; Al Fuller; Fred Fuller; Mr. Fuller; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie wants to show the new girl around town, but she has to ask her folks first.
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The Hex With It (Table of Contents: 43)

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Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
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Jughead asks Betty to see a special matinee on Friday the Thirteenth.
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Glad To Help Out (Table of Contents: 44)

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

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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is trying to make Veronica jealous and Betty is glad to help out.

Yo-Yo Yocks (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie makes fun of Archie for having a yo-yo.
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[It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No 2] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ahh, sun and sand--- perfect rest for the tired body!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. To Tell The Truth
    Archie
  4. 3. Fight Fright
    Reggie
  5. 4. Shake Before Using
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. A Matter of Competition!
    Jughead
  7. 6. To Have and to Hold
    Archie
  8. 7. Sisters
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Reggie's Daffy-nitions
  10. 9. Skull Scandal
    Big Moose
  11. 10. Car Care
    Reggie
  12. 11. The Art Smartie
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Robby the Robot!
    Archie
  14. 13. Robby Joins The Gang
    Archie
  15. 14. Trapped In The Ravine!
    Archie
  16. 15. Robby to the Rescue!
    Archie
  17. 16. Dilton Doiley's Art Corner
  18. 17. A Girl's Conception of Baseball
    Archie
  19. 18. Blooming Nuisance
    Jughead
  20. 19. Novel Approach
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Spring Shower
    Archie
  22. 21. ["I'm worried about Reggie! He's been keeping bad company!"]
    Jughead
  23. 22. Gags" 'n' "Gals
  24. 23. Archie's Side Show
  25. 24. Fishy Story
    Archie
  26. 25. Deface and Defeat
    Reggie
  27. 26. Camera Shy
    Jughead
  28. 27. Invitation To A Dance
    Archie
  29. 28. ["Think you'll ever be as rich as Mr. Lodge?"]
    Jughead
  30. 29. The Great Debate
  31. 30. Channel Chatter
    Moose
  32. 31. The Brush Off
    Reggie
  33. 32. A Real Doll!
    Li'l Jinx
  34. 33. On Mars
    Little Archie
  35. 34. The Long View
    Reggie
  36. 35. Fun Page
    Archie
  37. 36. Archie's Memorable Sports Events
  38. 37. Jughead's "Books Of The Year"
  39. 38. The Awful Truth
    Archie
  40. 39. War and Peace
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Train of Thought
    Jughead
  42. 41. Archie's Scrambled Yoks!
  43. 42. Meet The Folks
    Archie
  44. 43. The Hex With It
    Jughead
  45. 44. Glad To Help Out
    Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. Yo-Yo Yocks
    Archie
  47. 46. [It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No 2]
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
  49. 48. ["Hey, Archie fans! Here's another super comics digest and it's loaded with 160 pages of stories and fun in full color!"]
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