(July 1995)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price
2.75 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
Published six times a year in January, March, May, July, September, and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896469516 79
Editing
Richard Goldwater
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
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's this big lump on the wall?
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Wheel Fun (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida
Editing
Nanci Dakesian;Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie decides to take Veronica cycling in the countryside.

The Gossip Column (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
A gossip column appears in the school paper and everyone wants to know who wrote it.
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What a Seat-uation (Table of Contents: 3)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Svenson
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Svenson to repair his office chair before the Superintendent's inspection.
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Roll ‘Em (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie doesn't want to attend a screening of Reggie's home movies.
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Happy Hour (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dilton decides to invent a device that would repair broken hearts.
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Party of the First Party (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead agrees to date the daughter of a hamburger restaurant chain owner, with a lot of help and urging from Archie.
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Quiz Fizz (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are contestants on a game show.
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The Great Chicken Chase (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Big Barney; Waldo Weatherbee; The Creeply Brothers (Kurt and Burt); Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After a mysterious narrator hints that some things were never meant to change, we find Archie driving Mr. Weatherbee's Yakasaki Pigeon back from the auto shop, where the repairman has fixed the dent it sustained in Archie and Me #141. But the car is commandeered by the police, chasing two crooks who just robbed a bank and took off in a getaway car disguised as a "Chubby Charlie's Chicken Shack" float in a parade through downtown Riverdale.
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Keywords
bank robbery; parade

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #88.

Like It Is (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie agree to "tell it like it is" which really allows them to openly insult each other.
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Check That Out! (Table of Contents: 10)

Li’l Jinx’s Pal Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li’l Jinx
Reprints

Prize Packaging (Table of Contents: 11)

Flutesnoot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
A former student of Flutesnoot’s has won the Nobel prize.
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Lucky Lad (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
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Election Reflection (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Nancy Woods
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Match Catch (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica agrees to play tennis with Reggie.
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The Clone Zone (Table of Contents: 15)

Big Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton accidentally creates an intellectually superior clone of Moose.
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Hi, Neighbor (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The woman Archie almost ran down with his car turns out to be Betty's new neighbor.
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No Sale (Table of Contents: 17)

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
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jug, you were supposed to bring paper cups for our picnic!

Appreciation Day (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets his mom flowers.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #20, no credits listed in this digest.

Strings Attached (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty gets mad at Veronica to the point where she hides out when Veronica comes calling.
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Gross Encounters (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Aliens observe Reggie and Archie and interpret their innocent actions as dangerous to a prospective invasion.
Reprints

Talk Squawk (Table of Contents: 22)

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; Hap Holliday

Humble Pie, My Eye (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
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The Actor (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oops! I'm sorry, madam, I was looking for the principal!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is trying on a Scottish outfit for a costume party and Archie accidentally throws away his clothes.
Reprints

Perfect Pitch (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, no! Here comes that pushy salesman again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead send a door to door salesman over to bother Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
door to door salesman

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Muscle Tussle (Table of Contents: 26)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Coach Kleats has to improvise when Miss Grundy tells him that Mr. Weatherbee wants him to turn in his final grades today.
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Dog Gone (Table of Contents: 27)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Rebel; Tough Teddy
Synopsis
When Teddy makes fun of a seriously ill Rebel, the dog is restored to health through his sheer hatred of Teddy.
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Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Jughead Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #196, writer is credited as Dick Malmgren and inks are credited as Mike Esposito.

What Was the Question (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie feels gloomy because Veronica might say no to a question he intends to ask.
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Big Hats and Short Jackets! (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
No story; Betty models fashion designs sent in by readers.
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Snooze Ruse (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead keeps falling asleep in the library.
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A Taste Case (Table of Contents: 31)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina
Synopsis
Sabrina gets more than she bargained for from a free sample of candy.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That was Archie, Mom!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty receives a mysterious call from Archie.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold it! Don't turn the page...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; IN DREAM: Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Captain Sprocket; Fly-Man; Josie; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jinx dreams that she's a comic strip character.
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Smoke Joke (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica complains about the fumes emanating from Archie's jalopy.
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Career Plan Elan (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr ?
Inks
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He loves me...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Ethel look at career opportunities for women and Betty imagines herself in the various occupations.
Reprints

Perfect Pupil (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Midge; Midge's mother
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie try to get the best of Moose.
Reprints

Record Ruckus (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When the students try to break different world records, Mr. Weatherbee ends up caught in the middle.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #62.

The Computer Tutor (Table of Contents: 38)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Dilton wants to find a sport he's good at.
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[Cowgirl Betty] (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty's Color Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?

Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Black and white pin-up to color.

The Bird Watchers (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
When the psychotically jealous Veronica thinks she's caught him looking at another girl, Archie claims he was actually bird-watching. Then he has to create a bird-watchers' club to justify the lie.
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Job Jibe (Table of Contents: 41)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Pop hires Jughead to work in the shop and suddenly experiences a sharp rise in overhead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Charm Chump (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When Archie and Reggie seem smitten by a new girl from Acme Charm School, Betty and Veronica decide to enroll in the class.
Reprints

School for Slander (Table of Contents: 43)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Reggie is proud of his bad reputation, so Archie, Betty and Veronica set out to ruin it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits are from the reprint appearance.

Chicken Stricken (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What's this big lump on the wall?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Wheel Fun
    Archie
  3. 2. The Gossip Column
    Archie
  4. 3. What a Seat-uation
    Mr. Weatherbee
  5. 4. Roll ‘Em
    Betty
  6. 5. Happy Hour
    Archie
  7. 6. Party of the First Party
    Archie
  8. 7. Quiz Fizz
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. The Great Chicken Chase
    Archie
  10. 9. Like It Is
    Reggie
  11. 10. Check That Out!
    Li’l Jinx’s Pal Charley
  12. 11. Prize Packaging
    Flutesnoot
  13. 12. Lucky Lad
    Archie
  14. 13. Election Reflection
    Big Moose
  15. 14. Match Catch
    Reggie
  16. 15. The Clone Zone
    Big Moose
  17. 16. Hi, Neighbor
    Betty
  18. 17. No Sale
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. ["Jug, you were supposed to bring paper cups for our picnic!"]
    Jughead’s Gag Bag
  20. 19. Appreciation Day
    Archie
  21. 20. Strings Attached
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Gross Encounters
    Reggie and Me
  23. 22. Talk Squawk
    Li'l Jinx
  24. 23. Humble Pie, My Eye
    Archie
  25. 24. The Actor
    Archie
  26. 25. Perfect Pitch
    Archie
  27. 26. Muscle Tussle
    Coach Kleats
  28. 27. Dog Gone
    That Wilkin Boy
  29. 28. What Was the Question
    Jughead
  30. 29. Big Hats and Short Jackets!
    Betty
  31. 30. Snooze Ruse
    Jughead
  32. 31. A Taste Case
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  33. 32. ["That was Archie, Mom!"]
    Betty Pin Up
  34. 33. ["Hold it! Don't turn the page..."]
    Li'l Jinx
  35. 34. Smoke Joke
    Archie
  36. 35. Career Plan Elan
    Betty
  37. 36. Perfect Pupil
    Archie
  38. 37. Record Ruckus
    Archie
  39. 38. The Computer Tutor
    Dilton Doiley
  40. 39. [Cowgirl Betty]
    Betty's Color Page
  41. 40. The Bird Watchers
    Archie
  42. 41. Job Jibe
    Jughead
  43. 42. Charm Chump
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. School for Slander
    Reggie
  45. 44. Chicken Stricken
    Archie
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