(May 1974)

Archie, 1974 Series
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164
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
totem pole

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

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A Private Affair (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Sally
Synopsis
Archie is tired of how people are talking about him being a fool in love so he and Veronica try to keep their romance private.
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Pencils credit from the index to the original printing.

The Claw (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets a claw that will give him three wishes.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

What's Buzzin'? (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica shoos away other girls from Archie like he's her property and Betty decides to take her down a peg.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

The Old Bawl Game (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie [Archie] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie says he can't stand crying women so Reggie and Betty blend up some onions and put it in Veronica's humidifier to try and break them up.
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Indexer Notes

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Physically Speaking (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead goes to the school infirmary for his annual check-up.
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Low-Cut! (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Caroline; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie introduces Betty to Caroline.
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Finders Creepers (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A man is trying to find a dollar bill he dropped.
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Flower Power (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle ?
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Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
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?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is sick and the gang buys a bouquet of flowers for Jughead to deliver to him.
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Credits from the index to the original printing.

Fortune's Fool (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Joe Edwards ?
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Lady Luck
Synopsis
Archie is convinced he'll have bad luck and misses all the good things going on around him.
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The Fugitive (Table of Contents: 11)

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
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is hiding from Veronica to avoid going to a concert with an amateur string quartet, so Veronica hires Betty to track him down.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Get Well! (Table of Contents: 12)

Reggie [Archie] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
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?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica is sick and Archie and Reggie compete to find the best get well card to send her.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #313, no credits listed in this digest.

Brontosaurus (Table of Contents: 13)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
About the brontosaurus.
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Indexer Notes

Even at the time of writing some the facts in this article were wrong.

Take a Chance (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie hasn't been doing his part to sell chance books for the student council fund so Reggie and Betty get Veronica to get him selling.
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Nature Boy (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is admiring nature.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Archie's Notebook Doodles (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Guess what the pictures are of.
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Archie's Road Map Puzzle Puns (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

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Synopsis
Guess the directions based on the visual puns.
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Small Change! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants her allowance in pennies.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

The Unkindest Cut (Table of Contents: 19)

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
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica trims the hem of Betty's dress, but it comes out crooked.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Imagination (Table of Contents: 20)

Reggie [Archie] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
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?
Letters
Bill Vigoda

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Cousin Albert; Melvin
Synopsis
Archie thinks it possible to project an image from your mind and Reggie decides to play a prank.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #26.

Desk Jockey's (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie accidentally spills ink on Mr. Weatherbee's pants just before the school board is to visit.
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Pun My Word (Table of Contents: 22)

Moose / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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teen
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Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose
Synopsis
Moose has to come up with a sentence that has the word "dilemma" in it.
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Brain Food (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
In this story Jughead decides to stop being a glutton and eat normally, but it makes him dumb.
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Speed Spree (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
A policeman stops Reggie after he runs into two people.
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Fun Page (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Five activities.

Catty Caddy (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is going to spend the day with Archie no matter what.
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Above the title is a crossed out, handwritten line reading, "Archie Book 29 P 14".

Sized-Up Right! (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets measured so she can get the right size sweater.
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Foot Brawl (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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teen
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Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie had been injured playing football.
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Hardly Working (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead does his hardest work before breakfast.
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Prize Buy (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's dad won some cash in a contest.
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Credits from the index to the original printing.

Well Placed Point (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Bill Vigoda
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Alice Fleeble; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is bragging to Reggie and Jughead about girls and they get him to prove it.
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Indexer Notes

Penciller credit from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #244.

Click Cluck (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie wins a camera in a contest that he and Jughead were in.
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Keywords
camera; photography

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Credits from the index to the original printing.

Directions Please (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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Genre
teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to win Archie, Betty by being a good cook and Veronica by being sexy.
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Mastodon (Table of Contents: 34)

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non-fiction
Synopsis
About the mastodon.
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The Big Ape (Table of Contents: 35)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Midge; Moose; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Midge forces Moose to be a gentleman.
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Finders Creepers (Table of Contents: 36)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee heard that Jughead's nephew had run away.
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Wheat's Cookin'? (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead gets a letter from his uncle Cornhead.
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T.N.T. Hee (Table of Contents: 38)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee hears that Jughead is making T.N.T. in the chemistry lab and doesn't know that stands for Terrific Nail Tint.
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Daddy's Little Girl (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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Dick Malmgren
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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Alan Brady; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has to entertain the son of a client and she decides to dress up like she's ten years old.
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Out of Bounds (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Midge; Moose; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie asks Midge if she's proud of Moose being made captain of the baseball team.
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Behind the Hate Ball (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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teen
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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are annoyed at the popularity of the new girl.
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Jack of All Trades! (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie jacks up the back of Archie's car so Archie won't think the car is running right so Reggie can get it for a date with Veronica.
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Hard to Get (Table of Contents: 43)

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

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge
Synopsis
Betty and Midge are talking about the new, handsome basketball player.
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Credits from the index to the original printing.

Poise Will Be Poise (Table of Contents: 44)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica says she dates Archie because he has poise, so Reggie and Betty make him look clumsy and accident-prone.
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Credits from the index to the original printing.

The Nerve of Him (Table of Contents: 45)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie is nervous and jerky and when Veronica starts giving him sympathy Archie starts acting nervous and jerky too.
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Keywords
nerves

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Credits from the index to the original printing.

Forget Me Not! (Table of Contents: 46)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's mom let her go shopping by herself.
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Prisoner's Song (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is being punished and can't go meet Archie, so she gets Betty to take her place.
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Credits from the index to the original printing.

Bowl Game (Table of Contents: 48)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
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?
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie brings his bowling ball to school and trouble ensues.
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Keywords
ball and chain; bowling ball; cafeteria; dishes

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  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. A Private Affair
    Jughead
  4. 3. The Claw
    Archie
  5. 4. What's Buzzin'?
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Old Bawl Game
    Reggie [Archie]
  7. 6. Physically Speaking
    Jughead
  8. 7. Low-Cut!
    Betty
  9. 8. Finders Creepers
    Jughead
  10. 9. Flower Power
    Jughead
  11. 10. Fortune's Fool
    Archie
  12. 11. The Fugitive
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Get Well!
    Reggie [Archie]
  14. 13. Brontosaurus
  15. 14. Take a Chance
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Nature Boy
    Jughead
  17. 16. Archie's Notebook Doodles
    Archie
  18. 17. Archie's Road Map Puzzle Puns
    Archie
  19. 18. Small Change!
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. The Unkindest Cut
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Imagination
    Reggie [Archie]
  22. 21. Desk Jockey's
    Archie
  23. 22. Pun My Word
    Moose
  24. 23. Brain Food
    Jughead
  25. 24. Speed Spree
    Reggie
  26. 25. Fun Page
    Archie
  27. 26. Catty Caddy
    Betty
  28. 27. Sized-Up Right!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Foot Brawl
    Archie
  30. 29. Hardly Working
    Jughead
  31. 30. Prize Buy
    Li'l Jinx
  32. 31. Well Placed Point
    Archie
  33. 32. Click Cluck
    Jughead
  34. 33. Directions Please
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Mastodon
  36. 35. The Big Ape
    Reggie
  37. 36. Finders Creepers
    Jughead
  38. 37. Wheat's Cookin'?
    Jughead
  39. 38. T.N.T. Hee
    Jughead
  40. 39. Daddy's Little Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Out of Bounds
    Archie
  42. 41. Behind the Hate Ball
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. Jack of All Trades!
    Archie
  44. 43. Hard to Get
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. Poise Will Be Poise
    Reggie
  46. 45. The Nerve of Him
    Jughead
  47. 46. Forget Me Not!
    Li'l Jinx
  48. 47. Prisoner's Song
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. Bowl Game
    Archie
  50. 49. [160 pages of stories and fun in Archie's full color comics digest]
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
  52. 51. ["Hey, Archie fan! Here's another super comics digest and it's loaded with 160 pages of stories and fun in full color!"]
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