(July 1980)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000695907
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched (some Squarebound?)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Midge, can I carry your books home?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doily; Nina; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Shopping Spree (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wet Set (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Jug is watering his lawn, and I bet he doesn't see me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is watering his lawn and Archie is afraid he'll get wet.
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Sneeze Wheeze (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Ah-ah---
Genre
humor; teen
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Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose sneezes at the roller rink.
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Joy Ahoy (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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There's one thing I'm going to miss about school when summer comes!
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humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead will miss one thing about school during summer vacation.
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Cent Lament (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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A cent is all I can spare, Jughead!
Genre
humor; teen
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Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead borrows a penny from Reggie.
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Note Anecdote (Table of Contents: 6)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Listen! Wanda finally hit high C!
Genre
humor
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Wanda; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Wanda finally hit a high C.
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Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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The Lincoln penny has great dignity!
Genre
humor; teen
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Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton and Jughead are talking about pennies.

Finger Stinger (Table of Contents: 8)

Dilton / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Why did I ever let you guys talk me into playing baseball?
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton sprained his finger playing baseball.

Weight Strait (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Sigh! I wish I were an astronaut!
Genre
humor; teen
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Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wishes he was an astronaut.

Nag Gag (Table of Contents: 10)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I told Moose to tie up the horses!
Genre
humor; teen
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Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica asked Moose to tie up the horses.

Pair Despair (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Archie and Reggie! You're both excused from standing in the corner!
Genre
humor
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Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Miss Grundy invites Reggie and Archie to a student party she's hosting.
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Hubba Bubba / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tongue-In-Cheek (Table of Contents: 13)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Come on, Li'l Jinx! Eat your spinach!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Haliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's father tries to get her to eat her spinach.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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My cousin, the weight-lifting champ, is going to pull a bus with his teeth!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's cousin once stopped a train with one hand.

Indexer Notes

from Archie daily 19xx-xx-xx

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Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Watch it with those peanuts, dad!
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie thinks peanuts are fattening.

Daffy-Nitions (Table of Contents: 16)

Moose / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Moose has lined up some daffy-nitions!
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Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Find out the definitions by replacing the letter with the next letter in the alphabet. The first word is Suntan.

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Mike Marvel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Kite Sprite (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Somebody help me get this kite up!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
A girl needs help getting her kite up.
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Eye Guy (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Ooohhh --- that Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty is annoyed at Archie always looking at other girls.
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Femme Gem (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Let's play chess!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica only wants to play a game where the woman is the center of attention.
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Well Spell (Table of Contents: 22)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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George Gladir
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Dick Malmgren
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My friend Gloria is making a wish!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Gloria; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina tries to use magic to grant her friend Gloria's wish.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine #13.

Punch Bunch (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Are you on a physical fitness kick, or is somebody after you?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie practices his boxing to help with the girls' charity event.
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Archie's Time Machine (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Attention, Archie Club reporters: special assignment!
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

A reader contest to write an article about which time period they would like to live in.

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Rich Pitch (Table of Contents: 27)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Appearances are deceiving! We Lodges are not as wealthy as people seem to think!
Genre
humor
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Someone calls to borrow Mr. Lodge's yacht.
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Play Plight (Table of Contents: 28)

Midge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie, here's the cast for tonight's play!
Genre
humor; teen
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Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie wants to be in Midge's play.
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Pet Set (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Ellsworth's sensitivity to animals allows him to know their innermost thoughts!
Genre
humor; teen
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Ellsworth; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Ellsworth understands the inner thoughts of animals.

Dizzy Tizzy (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Fellows! Our new Upside-down Ride is guaranteed to make you dizzy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The new upside-down ride at the carnival is guaranteed to make the rider dizzy.

Game Gambit (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Jug, help us set up the badminton net!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Two kids need Jughead's help setting up a net for their badminton game, but Jughead wants to rest in his hammock.
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Eat Treat (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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George Gladir
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Gang! Your eggs will be ready in a few seconds!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie demands that Betty serve his eggs in a different manner than she usually does.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine #38.

Shake Flake (Table of Contents: 33)

Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Sigh! I wish I had a big shake!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
A kid wishes for a big shake.
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Net Set (Table of Contents: 34)

Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Gee, I wish I could win some matches!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Harvey wishes he could win some matches.
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Keywords
tennis

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Mail-Away, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Feet Beat (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dick Malmgren
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I hate it when someone puts his feet alongside of you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie asks another movie theater patron to move his feet off of a seat.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine #13.

Bag Gag (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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You'll find Jug by the pole vault!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead has a favorite part of pole vaulting.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine #13.

Getting Through (Table of Contents: 38)

Mr. Lodge / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Help Mr. Lodge get through to his house without getting a busy signal.
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Mr. Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac' (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spring Fling (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Veronica, they're gonna have a three-legged race!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica thinks they're entering the three-legged race.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine #38.

Serve Verve (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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Betty, don't you just adore my smashing outfit?
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica thinks Betty will be no competition for her on the tennis court.
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Keywords
tennis

List Twist (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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I'm going to ask Moose to get a few items for our party!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty gives Moose a list of items to get at the party store.
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Clothes Woes (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ronnie, your country estate is very impressive!
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A world-famous clothes designer thinks Archie's suit is just what he's looking for.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty and Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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I heard that Archie took you to an expensive dinner last night and ordered the whole meal in French!
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humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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The 100 Doll Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Bubble Yum Bubble Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Midge, can I carry your books home?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Shopping Spree
    Josie; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. Wet Set
    Archie
  4. 3. Sneeze Wheeze
    Big Moose
  5. 4. Joy Ahoy
    Jughead
  6. 5. Cent Lament
    Jughead
  7. 6. Note Anecdote
    Miss Grundy
  8. 7. Voice Your Choice
    Archie
  9. 8. Finger Stinger
    Dilton
  10. 9. Weight Strait
    Archie
  11. 10. Nag Gag
    Moose
  12. 11. Pair Despair
    Miss Grundy
  13. 12. ["Gumfighting do's and don'ts."]
    Hubba Bubba
  14. 13. Tongue-In-Cheek
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. ["My cousin, the weight-lifting champ, is going to pull a bus with his teeth!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  16. 15. ["Watch it with those peanuts, dad!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  17. 16. Daffy-Nitions
    Moose
  18. 17. ["Strong arms make all the difference!"]
    Mike Marvel
  19. 18. ["Reward $3,000.00 for this penny!"]
    Best Values Co.
  20. 19. Kite Sprite
    Archie
  21. 20. Eye Guy
    Big Ethel
  22. 21. Femme Gem
    Veronica
  23. 22. Well Spell
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  24. 23. Punch Bunch
    Archie
  25. 24. Archie's Time Machine
    Archie Club News
  26. 25. ["Madhouse Comics Digest #6"]
  27. 26. ["Not 2 but 3 for $1.00"]
  28. 27. Rich Pitch
    Mr. Lodge
  29. 28. Play Plight
    Midge
  30. 29. Pet Set
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Dizzy Tizzy
    Reggie
  32. 31. Game Gambit
    Jughead
  33. 32. Eat Treat
    Betty
  34. 33. Shake Flake
    Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch
  35. 34. Net Set
    Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch
  36. 35. ["Poster spectacular #68"]
    Mail-Away, Inc.
  37. 36. Feet Beat
    Archie
  38. 37. Bag Gag
    Archie
  39. 38. Getting Through
    Mr. Lodge
  40. 39. The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac'
    Charles Atlas
  41. 40. Spring Fling
    Archie
  42. 41. Serve Verve
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. List Twist
    Big Moose
  44. 43. Clothes Woes
    Archie
  45. 44. ["I heard that Archie took you to an expensive dinner last night and ordered the whole meal in French!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  46. 45. ["It's far out! The Archie Comics Digest #43 in full color!"]
  47. 46. ["Archie, where are you?"]
  48. 47. ["100 little dolls all for $5.00"]
    The 100 Doll Co.
  49. 48. ["Get the newest number yum! Wild Cherry Bubble Yum bubble gum"]
    Bubble Yum Bubble Gum
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