(July 1984)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price
1.95 USD
Pages
260
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
0271000691611
Editing
?
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, what's your idea of a perfect school desk?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Keywords
computer; school desk

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Betty and Me #65

Blank Pages (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

The inside front cover and inside back cover are blank.

Trouble Free (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge mistakes a bathrobe-clad Archie for his daughter.
Reprints

Charm Chatter (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Richards; Archie Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty is Miss Richards' prize pupil in a charm class, until she sees Archie.
Reprints

Decisions, Decisions (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie resolves to be more decisive, but keeps vacillating over whether to ask Betty or Veronica for a date.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A panel from this story was mistakenly used as an example of Dan DeCarlo art in Vanity Fair's 65th anniversary piece on Archie comics. http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2006/12/archie200612

The name of Veronica's date, "Tex Daylor," is based on the name of Little Archie artist Dexter Taylor.

Strange Change (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Ed
Synopsis
Jughead begins acting strangely around Archie's cousin Ed.
Reprints
Keywords
hypnotism

Teeth Feat (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
After receiving a quarter from the tooth fairy, Li'l Jinx asks a dentist if he would like to go in business with her.
Reprints
Keywords
dentist; tooth fairy

Who Is the Stranger in Town (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; the stranger [The Spoiler]
Synopsis
A stranger comes to Riverdale, but Archie and the gang refuse to let him introduce himself, as doing so would invalidate the story title.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The characters very much know they are in a story.

Jughead Foot Puzzle (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word puzzle involving words with "foot" in them.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha, ha! Jughead claims he saw a flying saucer tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead claims to have seen a flying saucer and Mr. Lodge's party has two extra guests.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip
Keywords
aliens; flying saucers

Little Red Archiekins (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is on his way to Veronica's house with a basket of goodies. Patterning her behavior after the big bad wolf in the fairy tale, Betty gets Ronnie out of the house, and when Archie arrives, she pretends to be Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
disguise; Little Red Riding Hood

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And now....student voters! I give you our next class president!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty introduces Archie as a candidate for class president, but he is hit by a tomato thrown by the audience.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip
Keywords
campaign; election; tomato

The Invisible Man (Table of Contents: 12)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Tex
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx uses a magic wand to trick Charley into believing he's invisible.
Reprints
Keywords
invisible; magic wand; trick

Indexer Notes

Original story was four pages.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sometimes I wish I had been a lighthouse keeper!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Prof. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Prof. Flutesnoot sings the praises of being a teacher.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip
Keywords
teachers

Silence Is Golden (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has to study a family tree for school. Veronica leads him to the Lodge vault, where he discovers all the dark secrets about the family's ancestors.
Reprints
Keywords
family tree

Archie Puzzlers (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo)
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Rebus and word puzzles.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought Archie interviewed you for a biography?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tells Archie his life story, but ends up with a computer date with Miss Grundy.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip
Keywords
biography; computer dating

Revenge (Table of Contents: 17)

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; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie plots revenge against Jughead for a prank Jughead pulled on him.
Reprints
Keywords
joy buzzer; practical jokes; shoeshine

Jughead Quiz (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jughead Jones (cameo)
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Scrambled letters in word phrase puzzle. Also a maze for Jughead to find his way to pizza.

Chuckles & Chills (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Wild Vibrations (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee inadvertently assists Archie and the gang in finding the right sound for their music.
Reprints

The Ghost of Dark Valley Manor (Table of Contents: 21)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; detective-mystery; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
The Pussycats reluctantly agree to rehearse in an old house that has a reputation for being haunted. They encounter spooky noises, falling objects, and finally, an axe-wielding maniac.
Reprints

Rub Flub (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead is upset when a magic lamp only gives him two wishes, instead of three.
Reprints
Keywords
magic lamp; sports car; telephone

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Didn't you see me holding up my hand?
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Haggley
Synopsis
Miss Haggley gets in trouble while driving when she disobeys a policeman's hand signal.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip
Keywords
traffic cop

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As our story begins, Katy is visiting the Van Ronsons...
Genre
humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Randy; Pierre
Synopsis
Katy and Randy are in the Canadian Rockies. Pierre, their guide, takes them to find a bighorn sheep so Randy can take a picture of it.
Reprints
Keywords
bighorn sheep; camera; Canada; mountains

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Pierre's Nature Notes / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Most of ze year, ze bighorn rams lives in peace...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Katy Keene (cameo); Pierre (cameo)
Synopsis
Facts about bighorn rams' head-butting duels.
Reprints
Keywords
bighorn sheep

Indexer Notes

Companion feature to the Katy Keene story in the previous sequence.

Money Happy Returns! (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
After Archie asks for an allowance increase, Fred agrees to tag along with him for a week to see how much more expensive dating is than when he was Archie's age.
Reprints

No Contest (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Coach Floyd; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie engage in several athletic contests for the right to date Veronica, with Coach Kleats and Coach Floyd standing by and commenting on the action.
Reprints

The Big Shot (Table of Contents: 28)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Ambrose Pipps; Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The girls help Ambrose impress the Good Ol' Gang by making it look like he has a real ray gun that can destroy anything.
Reprints

The Mustanger (Table of Contents: 29)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; history
Synopsis
Article about cowboys capturing wild horses.
Reprints

Persistent Caller (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tries to get Veronica on the phone, but she's performing in a play.
Reprints
Keywords
school play; telephone

Indexer Notes

Despite the feature name, Archie does not appear.

Double Image (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee engages Archie and Reggie to install a mirror in a door in his office.
Reprints
Keywords
mirror; window

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #55, no credits listed in this digest.

Jug the Tube Boob! (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jughead Jones (cameo)
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

A word puzzle using an outline of Jughead's head. The title is a take-off on "boob tube" as a nickname for television.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've done it, sir!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Prof. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie tells Mr. Weatherbee they've invented an anti-gravity machine.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip
Keywords
anti-gravity; invention

The Vanishing Villain (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie as Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Ice Cube; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie watch as Veronica is kidnapped, and Reggie becomes Evilheart. But Archie can't become Pureheart. Only then does the real Veronica show up, the other girl only looked like Veronica. As Evilheart races back, he loses control of his motorcycle thanks to an icy strip of road. Archie then becomes Pureheart and the two heroes duke it out while the Ice Cube kidnaps the real Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is told in two parts: Part 1 (5 pages) and Part II (5 pages).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Katy Keene Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Word Squares
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

word puzzles with two illustrations.

Hot Dog (Table of Contents: 36)

Katy Keene / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed); Hazel Marten
Inks
Hazel Marten; Kathryn Bill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
domestic; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Kayo Kirby; Chubby
Synopsis
Kayo accidentally ingests glue and can't keep a date with Katy.
Reprints

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

Katy Keene Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon: ?
Pencils
Bill Woggon ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Includes a blurb "Don't Miss the All-New Kathy Keene Special #5 On Sale Next Month" in a heart-shaped part of the page, perhaps replacing the original text.

The Peacemaker (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's attempt to sport a moustache creates total chaos with the entire teaching staff and the gang.
Reprints
Keywords
moustache

Ask Task (Table of Contents: 39)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants to know why Moose doesn't participate in class discussions.
Reprints

Rags to Ditches (Table of Contents: 40)

Super Duck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Uwanna Duck; Faunt
Synopsis
Super inherits some stock from a relative and goes on a spending spree because he thinks he's a millionaire.
Reprints
  • from ?

Lights Out (Table of Contents: 41)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While on a couch, Reggie tries to get Veronica to turn out the lights. Veronica has other ideas.
Reprints
Keywords
lampshade

Arch for Art's Sake (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica becomes jealous when Betty is painting a portrait of Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
painting

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #55, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Fred! Why don't you and Archie tap our maple trees...
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is chasing Archie, leading Mr. Andrews to note "the sap is running."
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip
Keywords
maple syrup

Ga Ga Over Gary (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty's Big Sister Polly / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Little Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Gary Grover; Little Veronica Lodge; Evelyn Evernever
Synopsis
Betty's big sister Polly gets a date with Gary Grover, "the most popular boy in the whole junior class." To go on the date, she has to break her promise to make a dress for Betty's doll.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Polly Cooper. She was brought into the "big" Archie continuity in the late '80s.

Indian Armor (Table of Contents: 45)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Types of shields and body armor used by American Indians.
Reprints
Keywords
Indians

Indexer Notes

Text and illustration.

Starlight (Table of Contents: 46)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
While Jinx and Greg are out at night, Greg wonders why some stars aren't as bright as others.
Reprints

Pearls of the Orient (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Vigoda

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie tries to play a prank on Reggie, justifying all his risky actions with old Chinese proverbs.
Reprints

I Pass (Table of Contents: 48)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
non-fiction; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tells Reggie the history of American football.
Reprints
Keywords
football

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who are "Sunny" and "Nutso!?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead flatter Betty to try to get a soda, but leave when she says she's broke.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip
Keywords
flattery; weather

Getting the Point (Table of Contents: 50)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday; Gigi
Synopsis
Jinx doesn't want to get a flu shot.
Reprints
  • from ?
Keywords
doctor; flu shot

Indexer Notes

May possibly have been cut from five pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51)

Fun Page / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Match Your Wits
Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

puzzle, rebus, and crossword puzzle. May possibly have been cut down from one page.

By the Numbers (Table of Contents: 52)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Teacher
Synopsis
Mrs. Teacher reads Archie a long list of rules for dating her daughter.
Reprints
Keywords
dating

Spook Spoof (Table of Contents: 53)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie gets Betty to ghost-write his composition and Betty decides she needs to look the part.
Reprints
Keywords
ghost-writing; sheet

Book Shnook (Table of Contents: 54)

Jughead / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

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?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead convinces Reggie he's found a valuable note while sorting some old books in a second-hand store.
Reprints
Keywords
autograph; books

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

Archie / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why so glum, chum?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie complains about an awful noise in his car and Jughead smart-alecky responds he should let Veronica drive.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

May be newspaper strip reprint?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coach, when is Archie going into the game?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie sits on the bench at a basketball game and Coach Kleats says he's "saving him."
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip
Keywords
basketball

Dancing Demon (Table of Contents: 57)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Miss Biddie; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Little Archie is dragged to dance class against his will. To get him moving so they can win the class dance contest, Betty puts itching powder down his shirt.
Reprints
Keywords
dancing; itching powder

V.I.P. Very Important Person (Table of Contents: 58)

Super Duck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Fagaly
Pencils
Al Fagaly
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Faunt
Synopsis
Super is upset that no one at a ritzy hotel pays any attention to him.
Reprints
Keywords
hotel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

Cubby the Bear / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Red Holmdale
Inks
Red Holmdale
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a present that'd really make Petunia's eyes pop!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby; Junior; Petunia
Synopsis
Cubby breaks a window and has to pay for it by walking on stilts wearing an advertising sign.
Reprints
Keywords
advertising; jewelry; roses; stilts

Gallop Poll (Table of Contents: 60)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead tells Reggie of a restaurant where he can eat like a horse.
Reprints
Keywords
hay; restaurant

Marine Division (Table of Contents: 61)

Archie's Picture Dictionary / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Synopsis
Sailing terms turned into funny pictures.
Reprints
Keywords
ships

The Punishment (Table of Contents: 62)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; The Archies
Synopsis
Miss Grundy gives Archie a detention, forgetting that the Teacher's Tea Dance is after school and she would have to miss it. She tries to find a way to pardon Archie, but he insists on taking his punishment.
Reprints
Keywords
birthday; dance; detention

Spook Out (Table of Contents: 63)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Sabrina has to get bat wings from a haunted house for Aunt Hilda's brew. Archie and Jughead offer her a ride, and the three explore the house in all of its creepiness.
Reprints
Keywords
bat wings; brew; ghosts; haunted house

Indexer Notes

Art id based on Al Hartley's style from the Spire Christian series books.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 64)

Archie Whose Views / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dash Flash Rash Abash
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Four words, each with two cartoons--one from the girl's view, the other from the boy's view.
Reprints

False Lead (Table of Contents: 65)

Jughead / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Cricket O'Dell; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; un-named banker; un-named clerk
Synopsis
When the Chamber of Commerce sponsors a boy-girl treasure hunt, Jughead teams up with the girl who's guaranteed to win the contest: Cricket O'Dell, the girl who can smell money. But when the head of the contest declares Cricket's powers "not legal," she and Jughead have to enter the contest with a ribbon tied around her nose.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as Frank Doyle due to his distinctive style.

Wrist Watches (Table of Contents: 66)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Each character has a wrist watch specially designed for their interests.
Reprints
  • from ?

Silly Dilly (Table of Contents: 67)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
John Rosenberger ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Moose takes Miss Grundy literally when she tells him to "hot foot" to the principal's office.
Reprints
Keywords
hot foot

Practice Makes Perfect (Table of Contents: 68)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Hartley ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie disguise themselves as girls so they can be with Betty and Veronica at girls' basketball practice.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball; cross-dressing; disguise

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 69)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now for our environmental club...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The environmental club members suggest names for the club.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip

Turnabout Tale (Table of Contents: 70)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Evelyn Evernever; Beefy Brawnson; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; un-named boy; Mr. Rabbit; little rabbit
Synopsis
A rabbit tells his son the story of a group of humans who discovered the truth about rabbit's feet: they're not lucky.
Reprints
Keywords
luck; rabbit's foot

Mop-Mop (Table of Contents: 71)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Jughead tells Reggie that Archie is mopping up the floor with Moose in the gym.
Reprints
Keywords
gym; mop

What's in a Name? (Table of Contents: 72)

Souphead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Souphead; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Souphead for his father's name.
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Desert Madness (Table of Contents: 73)

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

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Dan DeCarlo ?
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Genre
humor
Characters
Beta [Betty Cooper]; Veda [Veronica Lodge]; Mustapha Mantle [Reggie Mantle]; Abdul El Andrews [Archie Andrews]
Synopsis
When Mustapha Mantle captures Veda to be part of his harem, will Abdul El Andrews rescue her?
Reprints
Keywords
camels; desert; harem; sheik

Indexer Notes

A parody story about sheiks and desert raids. Played straight (sort of) without a framing sequence.

Archie's Little Mind Twister (Table of Contents: 74)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 75)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know what to think of Jughead!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy says Jughead was praying before a test.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip
Keywords
prayer; test

Indexer Notes

Jughead is discussed, but does not appear.

Password (Table of Contents: 76)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Merry Holiday; Greg; Gigi; Charley Hawse; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Charley tries to crash the club meeting being held at Jinx's house.
Reprints
Keywords
club; password

Indexer Notes

Original story was four pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 77)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think Jughead's progressing in my special math class!
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead needs to go barefoot to do problems higher than ten.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip
Keywords
barefoot; math; school

Indexer Notes

Jughead is discussed, but does not appear.

Unsung Hero (Table of Contents: 78)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie, on his way to school, notices kids skulking around and finds that the kids are playing hooky from school because their moms were mean to them. The kids then decide to take it one step further - drop out, run away and do their own thing. Archie pretends to be a disheveled dropout and convinces the kids to go to school. Unfortunately, Archie's now late for school and he's the one who gets in trouble.
Reprints
Keywords
dropout; hooky

Classy Lass (Table of Contents: 79)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ethel has a party and only invites Jughead.
Reprints
Keywords
party

Boobology (Table of Contents: 80)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Moose has trouble completing the phrase "The early bird..."
Reprints
Keywords
blackboard; school

Soft Soap Artist (Table of Contents: 81)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie makes a soap sculpture of Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
sculpture; soap

Gadget Gag (Table of Contents: 82)

Dilton Doily / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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John Rosenberger ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily [Dilton Doiley]; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Dilton has several push-button automatic doors in his house.
Reprints
Keywords
automation; inventions

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Archie's Official Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Prize Surprize (Table of Contents: 84)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie brings Veronica a present to go with her new dress--a hanger.
Reprints
Keywords
hanger; present; slap

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 85)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your father chopped up your skate-board?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad is mad after he steps on Archie's skateboard and goes flying across the street.
Reprints
  • from Archie daily newspaper strip
Keywords
skateboard

Go for the Glow! (Table of Contents: 86) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Comics Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Double the Pages! Double the Fun! (Table of Contents: 87) (Expand) /

Archie's Double Digest Magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, what's your idea of a perfect school desk?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Blank Pages
  3. 2. Trouble Free
    Archie
  4. 3. Charm Chatter
    Betty
  5. 4. Decisions, Decisions
    Archie
  6. 5. Strange Change
    Jughead
  7. 6. Teeth Feat
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Who Is the Stranger in Town
    Archie
  9. 8. Jughead Foot Puzzle
    Jughead
  10. 9. ["Ha, ha! Jughead claims he saw a flying saucer tonight!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  11. 10. Little Red Archiekins
    Archie
  12. 11. ["And now....student voters! I give you our next class president!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  13. 12. The Invisible Man
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. ["Sometimes I wish I had been a lighthouse keeper!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. Silence Is Golden
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Archie Puzzlers
    Archie
  17. 16. ["I thought Archie interviewed you for a biography?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  18. 17. Revenge
    Jughead
  19. 18. Jughead Quiz
    Jughead
  20. 19. Chuckles & Chills
    Archie Comics
  21. 20. Wild Vibrations
    Archie and Me
  22. 21. The Ghost of Dark Valley Manor
    Josie and the Pussycats
  23. 22. Rub Flub
    Jughead
  24. 23. ["Didn't you see me holding up my hand?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  25. 24. ["As our story begins, Katy is visiting the Van Ronsons..."]
    Katy Keene
  26. 25. ["Most of ze year, ze bighorn rams lives in peace..."]
    Pierre's Nature Notes
  27. 26. Money Happy Returns!
    Archie
  28. 27. No Contest
    Reggie
  29. 28. The Big Shot
    Little Archie
  30. 29. The Mustanger
  31. 30. Persistent Caller
    Archie
  32. 31. Double Image
    Archie
  33. 32. Jug the Tube Boob!
    Jughead
  34. 33. ["We've done it, sir!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  35. 34. The Vanishing Villain
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful
  36. 35. ["Word Squares"]
    Katy Keene Fun Page
  37. 36. Hot Dog
    Katy Keene
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Katy Keene Fashions
  39. 38. The Peacemaker
    Archie and Me
  40. 39. Ask Task
    Moose
  41. 40. Rags to Ditches
    Super Duck
  42. 41. Lights Out
    Reggie
  43. 42. Arch for Art's Sake
    Archie
  44. 43. ["Oh, Fred! Why don't you and Archie tap our maple trees..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  45. 44. Ga Ga Over Gary
    Betty's Big Sister Polly
  46. 45. Indian Armor
  47. 46. Starlight
    Li'l Jinx
  48. 47. Pearls of the Orient
    Archie
  49. 48. I Pass
    Reggie
  50. 49. ["Who are "Sunny" and "Nutso!?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  51. 50. Getting the Point
    Li'l Jinx
  52. 51. ["Match Your Wits"]
    Fun Page
  53. 52. By the Numbers
    Archie
  54. 53. Spook Spoof
    Archie
  55. 54. Book Shnook
    Jughead
  56. 55. ["Why so glum, chum?"]
    Archie
  57. 56. ["Coach, when is Archie going into the game?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  58. 57. Dancing Demon
    Little Archie
  59. 58. V.I.P. Very Important Person
    Super Duck
  60. 59. ["There's a present that'd really make Petunia's eyes pop!"]
    Cubby the Bear
  61. 60. Gallop Poll
    Jughead
  62. 61. Marine Division
    Archie's Picture Dictionary
  63. 62. The Punishment
    Archie
  64. 63. Spook Out
    Sabrina
  65. 64. ["Dash Flash Rash Abash"]
    Archie Whose Views
  66. 65. False Lead
    Jughead
  67. 66. Wrist Watches
    Archie and the Gang
  68. 67. Silly Dilly
    Moose
  69. 68. Practice Makes Perfect
    Reggie
  70. 69. ["Now for our environmental club..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  71. 70. Turnabout Tale
    Little Archie
  72. 71. Mop-Mop
    Archie
  73. 72. What's in a Name?
    Souphead
  74. 73. Desert Madness
    Betty and Veronica
  75. 74. Archie's Little Mind Twister
    Archie
  76. 75. ["I don't know what to think of Jughead!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  77. 76. Password
    Li'l Jinx
  78. 77. ["I think Jughead's progressing in my special math class!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  79. 78. Unsung Hero
    Archie
  80. 79. Classy Lass
    Big Ethel
  81. 80. Boobology
    Moose
  82. 81. Soft Soap Artist
    Archie
  83. 82. Gadget Gag
    Dilton Doily
  84. 83. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Official Checklist
  85. 84. Prize Surprize
    Reggie
  86. 85. ["Your father chopped up your skate-board?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  87. 86. Go for the Glow!
    Betty and Veronica Comics Digest
  88. 87. Double the Pages! Double the Fun!
    Archie's Double Digest Magazine
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