(March 2001)

Archie, 1984 Series
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196
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
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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)

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Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now if we can only get him to pick up his math book!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge (picture); Betty Cooper (picture)
Keywords
weightlifting

Green Thumb Dumb (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie thinks his chore of watering the houseplants is boring.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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It's a pass to the 50-yard line--
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie pays more attention to the game on TV than he does to Veronica.
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In the Cards (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead sends a message to Archie across the football stadium.
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Keywords
football

Kiss Me, You Fool! (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Prime Time (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie, Jughead and Veronica paint Archie's living room and decide to have some fun with the paint before the final coat goes on.
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Sheer Gratitude (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D’Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
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Lap Flap (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hot Dog
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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The doctor said Dad should exercise while watching TV!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes Fred exercise while watching TV.
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Crying Foul! (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Word search for food items that make your breath smell bad.
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Key to Success (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie sells Archie a jacket with a broken zipper, but leaves his house key in the jacket's pocket.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse (Archie, 2014 series) #1

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

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Colors
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Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! You know -- lately it seems like everybody wants something from me!
Characters
Archie Andrews
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Indexer Notes

Rearrange the letters to find out what different people want from Archie.

Student Files (Table of Contents: 12)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie demand to see Reggie's student file.
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Plane Facts (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Look at how my plane always zooms up!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy takes Archie's paper airplane and tries to throw it in the trash can.
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The Collector (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Ronald Crumpet; Malcolm (Mr. Lodge's cook); Veronica Lodge; Matilda
Synopsis
When Mr. Lodge's vast collection of baseball memorabilia disappears, it is up to Archie to crack the case.
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Keywords
baseball; sports memorabilia

Indexer Notes

Split into Part 1 (6 pages) and Part 2 (5 pages).

Credits changed to match the credits listed in the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, is that all you do all day--watch TV?
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews

Mapmaker Mapmaker (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Carlos Antunes
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where's Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie goes on a map drawing frenzy and gives the girls a route to drive to prove that they can't read a map.
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Cartooned Out! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Chuck creates a comic character based on Archie's mishaps but Archie thinks it's too unrealistic.
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Young Love (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Jump Chump (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wow! Look at Jimmy go!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jimmy; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wonders if the ticket seller accepts credit cards for the ski jump.
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Keywords
snow

On the Wrong Wavelength (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has too many remote controls so Archie buys a master remote control for all of her devices.
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Indexer Notes

Credits reprinted in Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine (2011 series) #22.

A Cake Walk (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie is carrying cakes for the school bake sale and it makes Mr. Weatherbee a nervous wreck as he keeps expecting Archie to drop them.
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Frostbite (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
James DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to convince Veronica that winter is better than summer but after she has to help him get his car out of a snowbank she decides she likes summer better.
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Lane Refrain (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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George Gladir (credited)
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Howard Bender (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bowling is a great game.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie tells the readers of how he bowls with the gang.
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Keywords
bowling

Into the Woods (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go riding on the Andrews' old snowmobile.
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Keywords
snowmobile

Puck Pluck (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie tries to give a pep talk to Reggie, Jughead and Dilton who are scared of the opposing hockey team.
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Keywords
hockey

Best Foot Forward (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie and the Bee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Weatherbee--! You're limping!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee's gout is acting up and Archie repeatedly steps on his foot.
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Keywords
gout

Wrong Number (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Rex Lindsey
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just don't dig algebra!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
An inter-dimensional delivery service accidentally delivers to the Andrews house an answering machine from the future.
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Get a Life! (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie falls asleep and dreams he's on a TV show called Morose Place.
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Indexer Notes

Morose Place is a parody of the TV show Melrose Place.

A Flash in the Pan (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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A Little Light Comedy (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Svenson; Betty Cooper
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Potion Notion (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch me play a gag on Miss Grundy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries to scare Miss Grundy with a rubber monster mask.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (Archie, 1952 series) #67.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cross out all of the odd numbered boxes...
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

word puzzle

Fee Plea (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie begs Mr. Lodge to pay him to shovel his driveway.
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Fast Flying Floogles (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie needs money for a new par of sneakers and his father tells Archie that he has to go out and earn the money himself.
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Culture Shock (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Saburo Y.]

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The class tours the local art museum and Veronica is singularly unimpressed with the exhibits.
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Check, Mate! (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Judy Morgan
Synopsis
After beating Dilton at chess, Dilton arranges for Archie to enter a chess tournament.
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Keywords
chess

Destination Riverdale (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Zark Zxqw-1-800; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Miss Grundy; Pop Tate; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Zark is sent to Earth to learn the ways of Earthlings.
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Indexer Notes

Told in two parts.

Quail Trail (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Psst! Archie! Is Big Moose around?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose has Reggie acting like a chicken.
Reprints
Keywords
ski jump

The Wrong Dummy (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Sean Murphey
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman; Kelly Fleming
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead test a rocket-powered sled on Mt. Desolate.
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The Idea Man (Table of Contents: 40)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
When the guys and gals fight over what to do, Archie cleverly ditches Reggie for the girls.
Reprints

A Touch of Glass (Table of Contents: 41)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is inspired to write a new song by seeing a window washer at work.
Reprints
Keywords
window washer

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #64.

Chills and Thrills (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
When they see a "polar bear club" of old men jumping in a frigid lake, Archie and Jughead decide to give it a try.
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Muscle Snow Bound! (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Howard Bender (credited)
Inks
Howard Bender (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie shovels snow and wears himself out.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Now if we can only get him to pick up his math book!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Green Thumb Dumb
    Archie
  3. 2. ["It's a pass to the 50-yard line--"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  4. 3. In the Cards
    Archie
  5. 4. Kiss Me, You Fool!
    Betty
  6. 5. Prime Time
    Archie
  7. 6. Sheer Gratitude
    Archie
  8. 7. Lap Flap
    Archie
  9. 8. ["The doctor said Dad should exercise while watching TV!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  10. 9. Crying Foul!
    Archie
  11. 10. Key to Success
    Reggie
  12. 11. ["Hey! You know -- lately it seems like everybody wants something from me!"]
    Archie
  13. 12. Student Files
    Reggie
  14. 13. Plane Facts
    Archie
  15. 14. The Collector
    Archie
  16. 15. ["Archie, is that all you do all day--watch TV?"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  17. 16. Mapmaker Mapmaker
    Archie
  18. 17. Cartooned Out!
    Archie
  19. 18. Young Love
    Archie
  20. 19. Jump Chump
    Archie
  21. 20. On the Wrong Wavelength
    Archie
  22. 21. A Cake Walk
    Archie
  23. 22. Frostbite
    Archie
  24. 23. Lane Refrain
    Archie
  25. 24. Into the Woods
    Archie
  26. 25. Puck Pluck
    Archie
  27. 26. Best Foot Forward
    Archie and the Bee
  28. 27. Wrong Number
    Archie
  29. 28. Get a Life!
    Archie
  30. 29. A Flash in the Pan
    Archie
  31. 30. A Little Light Comedy
    Archie
  32. 31. Potion Notion
    Archie
  33. 32. ["Cross out all of the odd numbered boxes..."]
    Archie
  34. 33. Fee Plea
    Archie
  35. 34. Fast Flying Floogles
    Archie
  36. 35. Culture Shock
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Check, Mate!
    Archie
  38. 37. Destination Riverdale
    Archie
  39. 38. Quail Trail
    Archie
  40. 39. The Wrong Dummy
    Archie
  41. 40. The Idea Man
    Reggie
  42. 41. A Touch of Glass
    The Archies
  43. 42. Chills and Thrills
    Archie
  44. 43. Muscle Snow Bound!
    Archie
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