(August 1985)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
Published bi-monthly in Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
0271000690934
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead! You said "money back if not satisfactory!"
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Jughead #268.

Sheer Non-Cents (Table of Contents: 1)

Jughead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After getting an emergency phone call from Archie, Jughead runs into one disaster after another while trying to get to him.

Spring Fever (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Jughead celebrates the coming of spring and the rebirth of nature. He also celebrates the fact that he's the only one who escapes the lovesickness that usually comes with spring fever.
Reprints
Keywords
spring fever

Indexer Notes

The poem Jughead recites in the splash panel ("Spring is sprung, the grass has riz, I wonder where the flowers is") is an anonymous poem sometimes known as the unofficial anthem of Brooklyn and other areas of New York.

Watch It! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy! You know the new wrist watch you bought...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx walks into the room and mentions the new wrist watch her dad bought. He mentions that it's a wonderful watch, is self-winding, has an automatic calendar and is even shockproof and waterproof. Li'l Jinx holds out the broken watch and says that it isn't "Li'l Jinx Proof".
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Teed Off (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Even without saying a word, Archie can't help interfering with Mr. Lodge's golf game.
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The Search (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The girls go to great lengths to keep gluttonous Jughead from getting at their bake sale wares.
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Flip Slip (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie finds a half-dollar on the beach.
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Too Good To Be True (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A man investigating a car accident has trouble getting a straight answer.
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Speed Breed (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs [Big Ethel]
Synopsis
Jughead outruns the track team while being chased by Big Ethel.
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Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm the most popular guy in town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The boys ask Veronica what she would do if she had a choice of sitting next to Archie or Reggie on a long bus trip.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

A Night Out! (Table of Contents: 10)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is allowed to camp out all night in the yard, but it keeps her father up all night.
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Gone Fishing (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
While fishing, Jughead catches a scuba-diving girl.
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Keywords
fishing

String Along (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead ties a string to Hot Dog's collar, which leads him all over over the beach.
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Easy Does It (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The gang makes an honest effort to stay out of Mr. Lodge's way, but it just doesn't work out that way.
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Bike Bit (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to convince Big Ethel to go bike riding with them.
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Snack Knack (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead has a book that will free Reggie of his fears of bullies.
Reprints

Generation Flap (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty's parents act like teenagers to teach her a lesson on her recent behavior.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #255.

See Flaw! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you think about my drawing?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx questions her dad about her drawing.
Reprints

The Squealer (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Jughead lures Reggie into a prolonged chase by appealing to his curiosity.
Reprints
Keywords
binoculars; curiosity; tennis

Dear Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica give advice to readers.

Verse Than Ever (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica thinks that she and her friend should be referred to as "Veronica and Betty," because it's easier to rhyme "Betty" in case someone wants to write a song about them.
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Something Is Missing Puzzle (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Can you guess the names of the US states with the vowels removed?
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Riddles About Jughead (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How well do you know Jughead P. Jones?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Six riddles about Jughead. First riddle: What does Jughead put in all his Pizza Pies?

Anchors Away (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Cindy Miller; Admiral Miller
Synopsis
Archie wants to date a new girl, if he can pass inspection from her eccentric father.
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Devine Line (Table of Contents: 24)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! I'd give anything to be able to take Selma to the dance, Saturday!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Selma
Synopsis
Archie gives Dilton some advice about 'accidentally' running into Selma and casually asking her for a date.
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Jug Tug (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
We win again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie bets Reggie that Jughead can win a game of tug-of-war against Reggie's team by himself.
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The Number Game (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Throw it here, Jug!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose tells Archie to get off the beach before he counts to fifty.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Smear Campaign (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is greeted with a whole lot of trouble for defending Jughead's reputation.
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Pie Try (Table of Contents: 28)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee comes up with a unique way of motivating Archie.
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Club Hubbub (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hear Jughead's formed a new club!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead has formed a new club for those that share his love for napping.
Reprints

Foiled Again (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is claiming his injured hand is his dueling hand and Reggie is having none of it.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's daring! It's sensational!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is not impressed with a touted high diver.
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Surf-Bored! (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This ought to be some show, huh?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead accidentally performs in a water devils stunt show behind a speedboat after Archie's ice cream drops down his back.
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Sun Fun (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
That sun looks vicious!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to keep from getting a sunburn at the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
swimsuits

Using His Head Puzzle (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you ever have a fight with your girlfriend?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Word puzzle inside Archie's head.

Loan Groan (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's buggging you, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones (silhouette)
Synopsis
Jughead borrows money from Archie.
Reprints

Talk Balk (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Reprints

Luck Struck (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie's obsessive observance of various superstitions bring him nothing but bad luck.
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Flee Spree (Table of Contents: 38)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead jumps overboard to avoid Ethel.
Reprints

Of Pain and Pleasure (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Maharooney Kupakoffey
Synopsis
Veronica studies under a guru who preaches the doctrine of achieving pleasure through pain.
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Daffy Direction Signs (Table of Contents: 40)

Jughead Presents: / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A group of funny direction signs.
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A Top Catch (Table of Contents: 41)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
While fishing, Archie accidentally catches Mr. Weatherbee's toupee.
Reprints

Teamwork (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie starts bringing Jughead along with him to the Lodge Mansion with the sole mission of catching every priceless object Archie accidentally knocks over.
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Please Rush Slowly (Table of Contents: 43)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes a pass at Betty.
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Marriage Mirage (Table of Contents: 44)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead gives his opinion on marriage.
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Maid Aid (Table of Contents: 45)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead suggests that Ethel needs help carrying her beach gear.
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Stick Trick (Table of Contents: 46)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Jug, you're the laziest guy in town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie thinks Jughead is lazy.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Jughead! You said "money back if not satisfactory!""]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Sheer Non-Cents
    Jughead
  3. 2. Spring Fever
    Jughead
  4. 3. Watch It!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Teed Off
    Archie
  6. 5. The Search
    Jughead
  7. 6. Flip Slip
    Jughead
  8. 7. Too Good To Be True
    Archie
  9. 8. Speed Breed
    Jughead
  10. 9. Voice Your Choice
    Archie
  11. 10. A Night Out!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Gone Fishing
    Jughead
  13. 12. String Along
    Jughead
  14. 13. Easy Does It
    Archie
  15. 14. Bike Bit
    Big Ethel
  16. 15. Snack Knack
    Jughead
  17. 16. Generation Flap
    Betty
  18. 17. See Flaw!
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. The Squealer
    Jughead
  20. 19. Dear Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Verse Than Ever
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Something Is Missing Puzzle
    Archie
  23. 22. Riddles About Jughead
    Jughead
  24. 23. Anchors Away
    Archie
  25. 24. Devine Line
    Dilton
  26. 25. Jug Tug
    Jughead
  27. 26. The Number Game
    Archie
  28. 27. Smear Campaign
    Jughead
  29. 28. Pie Try
    Mr. Weatherbee
  30. 29. Club Hubbub
    Jughead
  31. 30. Foiled Again
    Reggie
  32. 31. ["It's daring! It's sensational!"]
    Jughead Pin Up
  33. 32. Surf-Bored!
    Jughead
  34. 33. Sun Fun
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Using His Head Puzzle
    Archie
  36. 35. Loan Groan
    Jughead
  37. 36. Talk Balk
    Big Ethel
  38. 37. Luck Struck
    Archie
  39. 38. Flee Spree
    Jughead
  40. 39. Of Pain and Pleasure
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Daffy Direction Signs
    Jughead Presents:
  42. 41. A Top Catch
    Mr. Weatherbee
  43. 42. Teamwork
    Archie
  44. 43. Please Rush Slowly
    Betty
  45. 44. Marriage Mirage
    Jughead
  46. 45. Maid Aid
    Jughead
  47. 46. Stick Trick
    Jughead
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