(May 1977)

Archie, 1974 Series
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll be right there, Jughead! Make yourself at home!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from either Archie's Pal Jughead #27 or 67

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

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The Great Food Race (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Jensen the janitor; Mary Andrews; Gladys Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Gaston the chef
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are staying late at the high school, working on a science project. When the school has a power failure, Jughead's first thought is to save the food in the cafeteria food lockers.
Reprints
Keywords
blackout

Indexer Notes

The janitor in this story is named Jensen instead of Svensen and doesn't talk with an accent, though he greatly resembles Svensen.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Miss Grundy is adviser at the student council meeting!
Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead uses a gavel to control the meeting.
Keywords
gavel

The Dating Game (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie comes up with a sure-fire money making scheme: get girls from an all girls school to date the Riverdale basketball team. All is well until the normal girlfriends of the baskeball team demand that "someone" take them out since their boyfriends are busy.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Midas Mess (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty acquires the Midas Touch, and everything she touches turns to gold.
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Keywords
gold

Indexer Notes

One of the un-named children in the story (the one who says "If it's Reggie, it's solid brass") is Dan DeCarlo's caricature of himself.

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Jughead's Word Puzzle (Table of Contents: 6)

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Indexer Notes

Find the word puzzle with a list of Jughead's favorite things to do.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, you say the sweetest things!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis
Leroy records Archie's conversation with Veronica.

Anything Goes (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie claims he can beat Archie at anything.
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Indexer Notes

Writing credit from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #81.

Consumer (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Beazly; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
On doctor's orders, Jughead is on a strict diet, but spends the whole day begging for extra food at school.
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Indexer Notes

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

Monster Madness! (Table of Contents: 10)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (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
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Greg; Gigi
Synopsis
Hap won't let Jinx watch the monster show on TV because he's afraid it will give her nightmares.
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Keywords
Frankenstein; monsters; nightmares; television

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Gloria got Jughead away from the food!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Gloria
Synopsis
Gloria keeps Jughead away from the food.

Tough Competition! (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Marty Epp
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Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate; Larry Larue; Yoki Kasawa
Synopsis
Faced with competition from Larry Larue, a new guy in town who can do anything he can do but better, Archie signs up for martial arts lessons so he can impress the girls.
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Keywords
biker gang; gymnastics; karate

Indexer Notes

One story in four parts: Tough Competition (8 pages), Karate Kapers (6 pages), Call Me Expert (4 pages) and Hail the Hero (5 pages).

One of the names of the boys on the gymnastics team is "Robert White," a reference to Bob White, the artist.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arch, why do the Lodges have to invite such a crowd to their parties??
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead attend a crowded party.

Conscience Stricken (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's conscience appears on his shoulder in the form of a little floating Jughead. They meet a girl whose own conscience tells her to kiss Jughead, and then the girl conscience falls in love with Jughead's conscience.
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Indexer Notes

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

Cover Story (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie takes photos of Veronica for a "Teen Stuff Magazine" contest, but they inevitably get mixed up with another set of photos.
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Indexer Notes

One of the editors of Teen Stuff, "Vic," is based on Archie art director Victor Gorelick.

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

A Bicycle Built for Woo (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty is going with Archie on the school bicycle outing, but is afraid that Archie will end up riding with Veronica. At Jughead's suggestion, she borrows a tandem bicycle so she and Archie will have to stay together. But the plans all go awry and Betty ends up sharing the tandem bike with Mr. Weatherbee.
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Keywords
bicycles; tandem bicycle

Indexer Notes

Veronica is mentioned, but does not appear. The last two pages appear to have been edited somewhat to make room for the Statement of Ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

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Call's Well That Ends Well (Table of Contents: 18)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Coach, why don't your boys put the mats away after gym?
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Svenson
Synopsis
The wrestling mats never get put away.

Little Archie and the Wishing Witch (Table of Contents: 20)

Little Archie / comic story / 10 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
humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Little Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Wishing Witch
Synopsis
Little Archie is assigned to attract a bird to Miss Grundy's bird-feeding platform. An eccentric witch who lives at the library gives him a magical book with instructions on how to attract the most unusual bird the school has ever seen: a prehistoric pterodactyl.
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Keywords
dinosaur; pterodactyl

Indexer Notes

The witch says that she was studying to become a TV quiz show contestant, but there are "no more big time TV quiz shows." This is a reference to the fact that most prime-time game shows had been canceled in the wake of the quiz-show scandals of the late '50s.

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Big Ethel Puzzle (Table of Contents: 21)

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Ethel Muggs

Indexer Notes

Top 1/3 is an unscramble the code puzzle with what Ethel told Betty. Bottom third is another puzzle to discover what type of dog has been around for 3000 years.

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

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humor; teen
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Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead blows bubble gum into different shapes.
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Competition (Table of Contents: 23)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie thinks Archie is practicing to beat him at a track meet.
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Okay Shoot! (Table of Contents: 24)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
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Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Halliday; Jinx's mother
Synopsis
Hap buys a camera to take Jinx's picture.
Reprints
Keywords
photography

Indexer Notes

One of the few appearances of Jinx's mother.

A Word to the Wise (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead uses psychology to stop two children from fighting.
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Keywords
psychology

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Leroy, what's the matter?
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Leroy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Leroy is scared of thunder.

Hair (Table of Contents: 27)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Ms. Grundy; unnamed toupee salesman
Synopsis
After accidentally having his toupee destroyed, Mr. Weatherbee buys a new one.
Reprints
Keywords
toupee

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie's Double Digest (Archie, 1984 series) #34.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a police car out front...
Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee gets a parking ticket.
Keywords
parking ticket

The Demanding One (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead tells Archie to stand up to Betty and Veronica and stop letting them make demands on him.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Terrible Tube (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie chides his father for watching cop shows on TV all the time, and encourages him to watch something more intellectually stimulating.
Reprints
Keywords
student protest

Indexer Notes

A rare reference to student protests of the era, as Archie and Fred watch a news report from a University campus where students are shouting "Kill the fuzz" and "burn, pig, burn!" Unlike the few other Archie stories where this was mentioned, Archie here expresses approval of the protests: "Demonstrations turn me on!"

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Jughead's Lid Quiz (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Matching pictures of hats with their names.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who are all those important looking men waiting for your father?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge ran out of gas.

Desk Jockey (Table of Contents: 33)

Jughead / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead hides out from Mr. Weatherbee in Weatherbee's roll-top desk, and gets trapped inside it.
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Indexer Notes

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

Deaf and Dumb (Table of Contents: 34)

Moose / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose buys a copy of Le Monde for his uncle.
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Indexer Notes

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

Triple Threat (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes the mistake of telling Veronica that he's going on a date with Betty. Suddenly mysterious "accidents" begin happening to him.
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Indexer Notes

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

Kiss-Spoof! (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tells Betty that he gets sleepy in a warm room, so she turns the thermostat up to 90.
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Indexer Notes

Title is a take-off on lipstick that is "Kiss Proof".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got some very interesting compositions on the subject!
Characters
Miss Haggly; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks for each student to write about the most interesting person they have ever met.

First Love (Table of Contents: 38)

Jughead 1 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead 1; Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Reggie 1
Synopsis
Prehistoric Archie and Reggie meet prehistoric Jughead, who discovers that a kiss from a woman makes him feel not love, but hunger.
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Indexer Notes

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

The logo here says "Jughead" rather than "Jughead 1" like the other stories in this feature.

Party Boy (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is throwing a party, and he's determined to do everything he can to make it the best party ever.
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Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're sending Jughead up in a rocket??
Genre
teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is put in a rocket.

[Jughead Jones Comics Digest #1] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'll be right there, Jughead! Make yourself at home!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Great Food Race
    Jughead
  4. 3. ["Miss Grundy is adviser at the student council meeting!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. The Dating Game
    Archie
  6. 5. The Midas Mess
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Jughead's Word Puzzle
  8. 7. ["Archie, you say the sweetest things!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  9. 8. Anything Goes
    Reggie
  10. 9. Consumer
    Jughead
  11. 10. Monster Madness!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. ["Well, Gloria got Jughead away from the food!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  13. 12. Tough Competition!
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Arch, why do the Lodges have to invite such a crowd to their parties??"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. Conscience Stricken
    Jughead
  16. 15. Cover Story
    Archie
  17. 16. A Bicycle Built for Woo
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. Call's Well That Ends Well
  20. 19. ["Coach, why don't your boys put the mats away after gym?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  21. 20. Little Archie and the Wishing Witch
    Little Archie
  22. 21. Big Ethel Puzzle
  23. 22. Prof. Jughead's Educational Corner
  24. 23. Competition
    Reggie
  25. 24. Okay Shoot!
    Li'l Jinx
  26. 25. A Word to the Wise
    Jughead
  27. 26. ["Leroy, what's the matter?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  28. 27. Hair
    Mr. Weatherbee
  29. 28. ["There's a police car out front..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  30. 29. The Demanding One
    Jughead
  31. 30. The Terrible Tube
    Archie
  32. 31. Jughead's Lid Quiz
    Jughead
  33. 32. ["Who are all those important looking men waiting for your father?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  34. 33. Desk Jockey
    Jughead
  35. 34. Deaf and Dumb
    Moose
  36. 35. Triple Threat
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Kiss-Spoof!
    Archie
  38. 37. ["I got some very interesting compositions on the subject!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  39. 38. First Love
    Jughead 1
  40. 39. Party Boy
    Archie
  41. 40. ["You're sending Jughead up in a rocket??"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  42. 41. [Jughead Jones Comics Digest #1]
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
  44. 43. [Archie Comics Digest #24]
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