(May 1975)

Archie, 1974 Series
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164
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're smiling, Reg, you must have gotten the job working with the monkeys!
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

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

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Tomato Surprise (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie is trying to hit Jughead with a tomato.
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The Man in the Middle (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
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Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck
Synopsis
Veronica and Archie sneak around to avoid Jughead and run into him at the theater.
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Half Truth (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Genre
teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty causes Archie to break up with Veronica when she says Veronica called him a thief.
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Fun Page (Table of Contents: 5)

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Figure out the coded message, fill in the blanks with the name of the pictures, say three tongue twisters and figure out the word from the pictures and letters.

Fun Time (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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Go from A to Z going between the diamonds, draw the design, three jokes and go from tore to boss changing one letter each step.

Seconds (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (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; Gi Gi Gabmore; Mrs. Gabmore
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx asks for three pieces of cake.
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Smooth Delivery (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Tommy Jones
Synopsis
Reggie is proud of working at a television store until he sees Jughead making deliveries in a suit and driving a fancy car.
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The Weak Point (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead is shocked to find out Veronica has a trophy Archie had won.
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Man's Best Friend (Table of Contents: 10)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; animal; math & science
Synopsis
History of the Weimaraner breed of dog.
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Credits from the index to the original printing.

The Secret Word (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Bill Vigoda
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Bill Vigoda
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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Moose
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee will excuse a student from homework if they can say the secret word he has chosen.
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Credits from the index to the original printing.

Backfire (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Genre
teen
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Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The girls are angry with Archie for an article he wrote on the superiority of the male.
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Just an Idea (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Frank Doyle
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Bill Vigoda
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
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Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Reggie tries to ingratiate himself with the principal by coming up with a better way to clean erasers.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie Comics Digest (Archie, 1973 series) #41.

Think or Thwim (Table of Contents: 14)

Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Jughead Jones
Synopsis
In this wordless comic Jughead must rescue a painted fisherman.
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A Ghost of a Chance (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Crudly; Mrs. Strychnine; Great-great-great-great Uncle Cedric Jones
Synopsis
Jughead inherits the Jones family castle in England.
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A Helping Hand! (Table of Contents: 16)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (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; Mary Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx lost something under the couch.
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Battle Lines (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Bill Vigoda
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Bill Vigoda
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After the dance Reggie is going to mop up the floor with Archie.
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Credits from the index to the original printing.

Button Hooked (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica fight over who gets to sew a button on Archie's jacket.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #215.

Brains For Sale (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Dilton has trouble finding a job.
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The Sales Eggs-ecutive (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
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Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is working in a store and a lady asks for some fresh eggs.
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Fun Page (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Follow the telephone line that leads to Jughead without hitting a wrong number, cut out the jigsaw and reassemble, unscramble the letters in triangles to uncover a word that spells trouble for Moose, guess the sport from the birds-eye view, how to do a weight guessing trick and how to stick a piece of paper to a wall.

Professor Jughead's Educational Corner (Table of Contents: 22)

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Jughead Jones
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How to get a raise in allowance.
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Anchors Aweigh! (Table of Contents: 23)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Reggie Mantle; Jessica
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Reggie asks about Jessica's father.
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Liquid Limit! (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie wonders how much soda Jughead can drink.
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Quint-trouble-ets (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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teen
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Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The gang has to sing in front of the school and they decide to all dress like Jughead.
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Be Prepared! (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has been tying his jalopy to objects when he parks just in case a hurricane comes along so his car won't blow away.
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Irish Setter (Table of Contents: 27)

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Synopsis
History of the Irish Setter.
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Right Cross (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Helena Wright
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie bet Betty and Veronica a steak dinner that no one is always right.
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Cyrano the Second (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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teen
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Miss Grundy; Moose; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Cyrano de Bergerac; Christian de Neuvillette; Roxane; Midge; Veronica Lodge; Pinkie
Synopsis
The class has to read Cyrano de Bergerac and Moose gets the idea to have Jughead feed him lines while he stands below Midge's balcony.
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Buss Ride (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Maryanne
Synopsis
Veronica would rather ride home with Archie than walk home with Reggie, so Reggie figures out a way to get Veronica mad at Archie.
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Nope! (Table of Contents: 31)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (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
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx likes another kid's balloon and wants to trade jelly beans for it.
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Can Can (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Smithers; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is upset that her father had Archie thrown out.
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Blood Brothers (Table of Contents: 33)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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teen
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Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
All the boys in school have to give blood samples.
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The Pointer (Table of Contents: 34)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Synopsis
History of the various types of dog known as Pointers.

No Buddy Loves Me (Table of Contents: 35)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie heard Veronica kissed another fellow at the dance.

Fun Page (Table of Contents: 36)

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Cross out the even numbers to get the message, figure out what the drawing is of, draw some fruit and can you go from start to finish in six moves.

Rough and Tough (Table of Contents: 37)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (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
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and another girl get in a fight over whose dad is stronger.
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Mask Me No Questions! (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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teen
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Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; "Nosey" Nancy
Synopsis
Betty sees a costume ball as the perfect way to get close to Archie.
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No Noise is Good Noise! (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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teen
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Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tells the boys that it's anti-noise week so they try really hard to be quiet.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, do you have to contradict everything I say?
Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
To keep Betty from contradicting him, Archie is going to kiss her the next time she does it to shut her up.
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Foil Toil (Table of Contents: 41)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
Carlos Antunes
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Big Ethel; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
If Big Ethel wins her fencing duel Jughead must go on a date with her.
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Keywords
fencing

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Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

The Way to his Heart (Table of Contents: 42)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Thelma; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wonders how Thelma has gotten a date with Jughead.
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Fun Page (Table of Contents: 43)

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Guess what the drawing is, two jokes, solve a picture crossword puzzle and two humorous sayings.

Fun Page (Table of Contents: 44)

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Souphead Jones
Synopsis
Guess what character one picture represents and guess what a second picture is, name the common expression the picture represents, unscramble the letters to spell a character's name, and a joke.

Sound Barrier! (Table of Contents: 45)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (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
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is practicing the piano.
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The Other Cheek (Table of Contents: 46)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie have a bet about whether or not Reggie can get Archie out of detention.
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Power Plant (Table of Contents: 47)

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

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Genre
teen
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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Jack Lemaim; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has the Lodge mansion wired for sound.
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The Dragon Slayer (Table of Contents: 48)

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

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Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Victor Gorelick

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Bruce; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Bruce is enamored of Veronica and Reggie tells him that Archie stands in his way.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

The Silent Treatment! (Table of Contents: 49)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Samm Schwartz
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Marty Epp
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Marty Epp

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gives his parents the silent treatment.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the original printing.

Help (Table of Contents: 50)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (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
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and her dad are boating when they see a bottle with a message in it.
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Look At Him (Table of Contents: 51)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead changes to some new stylish clothes and becomes a new man.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You're smiling, Reg, you must have gotten the job working with the monkeys!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Tomato Surprise
    Jughead
  4. 3. The Man in the Middle
    Archie
  5. 4. Half Truth
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Fun Page
    Archie
  7. 6. Fun Time
    Jughead
  8. 7. Seconds
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Smooth Delivery
    Reggie
  10. 9. The Weak Point
    Jughead
  11. 10. Man's Best Friend
    Nature's Notebook
  12. 11. The Secret Word
    Archie
  13. 12. Backfire
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Just an Idea
    Reggie [Archie]
  15. 14. Think or Thwim
    Dipsy Doodles
  16. 15. A Ghost of a Chance
    Jughead
  17. 16. A Helping Hand!
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. Battle Lines
    Archie
  19. 18. Button Hooked
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Brains For Sale
    Jughead
  21. 20. The Sales Eggs-ecutive
    Jughead
  22. 21. Fun Page
    Archie
  23. 22. Professor Jughead's Educational Corner
  24. 23. Anchors Aweigh!
    Reggie
  25. 24. Liquid Limit!
    Jughead
  26. 25. Quint-trouble-ets
    Jughead
  27. 26. Be Prepared!
    Archie
  28. 27. Irish Setter
  29. 28. Right Cross
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Cyrano the Second
    Jughead
  31. 30. Buss Ride
    Reggie
  32. 31. Nope!
    Li'l Jinx
  33. 32. Can Can
    Archie
  34. 33. Blood Brothers
    Jughead
  35. 34. The Pointer
    Nature's Notebook
  36. 35. No Buddy Loves Me
    Veronica
  37. 36. Fun Page
  38. 37. Rough and Tough
    Li'l Jinx
  39. 38. Mask Me No Questions!
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. No Noise is Good Noise!
    Archie
  41. 40. ["Betty, do you have to contradict everything I say?"]
    Archie
  42. 41. Foil Toil
    Jughead
  43. 42. The Way to his Heart
    Jughead
  44. 43. Fun Page
  45. 44. Fun Page
  46. 45. Sound Barrier!
    Li'l Jinx
  47. 46. The Other Cheek
    Archie
  48. 47. Power Plant
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. The Dragon Slayer
    Reggie [Archie]
  50. 49. The Silent Treatment!
    Archie
  51. 50. Help
    Li'l Jinx
  52. 51. Look At Him
    Jughead
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
  54. 53. [160 pages of stories and fun in Archie's full color comics digest]
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