(January 2003)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Pages
196
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library; Archie 60th Anniversary
Barcode
762816469517 13811
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
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't think we have to worry about being late today!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Out on the Roof (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Al Bigley
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Waldo Weatherbee

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Moose Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Duh-h -- Arch, what answer did you get for question six on the science homework?
Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose asks Archie for help with his homework.
Reprints

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

The Image (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries to impress the new girl in school by pretending to be a tough guy.
Reprints

Video Choice (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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?
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom says the new refrigerator isn't working!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Reprints

Scare Tactics (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks
?
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?
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?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie doesn't believe the hype about a scary movie.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Find all the basketball words in the word search!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Indexer Notes

Find the basketball related words.

No Problems (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy sent me to pick up some attendance forms!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Svenson
Synopsis
Svenson thinks that Mr. Weatherbee is cold so he turns up the heat in the office.
Reprints

Fair Man (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie won't take 'no' for an answer.
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Friday Afternoon "Father Knows Least!" (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews reads an article in the newspaper about teenagers eloping. When he overhears Archie talking to Veronica about going on a trip and having his bags packed, Mr. Andrews assumes the worst.
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Indexer Notes

Part one of a multi-chapter story, although it is not identified as such, and each "chapter" is individually paginated.

Friday Evening "Washington Bound!" (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead convinces the bus driver to stop at the White House -- a drive-by diner. Finally, after a long bus ride, everyone arrives safely in Washington, D.C.
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Indexer Notes

Part two of a multi-chapter story, although it is not identified as such.

Saturday Morning "All Around The Town!" (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
The Riverdale crew spend the day touring all the sites in Washington, D.C., including the White House, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. As they tour the Capital Building, Dilton tries to get away from the tour so he can address Congress. He then runs into an official carrying classified documents. Dilton's speech and some of the documents get mixed up and Dilton is arrested as a spy.
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Indexer Notes

Part three of a multi-chapter story, although it is not identified as such.

Sunday Morning "Flyin' High!" (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
The gang goes to the Smithsonian Institute. Chaos follows as Archie tries to keep Dilton out of trouble. But when the two boys struggle, Archie falls into the Wright Brothers' plane that's hanging from a ceiling wire. The wire snaps and Archie glides the plane through the Smithsonian Institute.
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Indexer Notes

Part four of a multi-chapter story, although it is not identified as such.

Sunday Afternoon "All's Well That Ends!" (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
The gang tours the Declaration of Independence then returns home.
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Indexer Notes

Part five of a multi-chapter story, although it is not identified as such.

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

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie can't decide what to do for his class project on “prune fungus”!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the phrase puzzle.

Bark Lark (Table of Contents: 17)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie doesn't believe the hypnotist can make him act like a dog.
Reprints

On Your Toes (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman [as B. Grossman]
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as W. Yoshida]

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie causes a mess with Pop Tate's new gumball machine.
Reprints
Keywords
gumball machine

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Veronica!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge

The Tryout (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Moose Mason (cameo)
Synopsis
When the gang misses auditions for the school play, they have to try to convince Miss Grundy to cast them anyway.
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Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #30, writing is credited to Bob Bolling and inks to Bob Smith.

Transportation Consternation (Table of Contents: 21)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Grade Charade (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Old Fighter (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie goes fishing with Mr. Weatherbee, who is fishing for Old Fighter, a giant bass he has been trying to catch for years.
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Keywords
fishing

Tops in Swaps (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mrs. Jones, this was a clever idea of yours to have simultaneous garage sales to get rid of our sons' useless trash!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Gladys Jones; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead's mothers hope to sell their sons' useless junk.
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Wheel Deal (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Reprints

Prize Project (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis
Dilton tries to use Archie's frisbee throwing for a scientific study, but Mr. Weatherbee gets in the way.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #244, pencils are credited to Al Hartley.

Pigskin Picks (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Thompson
Synopsis
Coach makes plans for the game.
Reprints

My Two Best Friends are Aliens (Table of Contents: 28)

Little Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children

The Letter (Table of Contents: 29)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Fangs Fogarty (cameo); Little Betty Cooper (cameo); Sabrina (cameo); Geraldine Grundy (cameo)
Synopsis
Little Archie begs the coach to let him play in the football game.
Reprints
Keywords
football

How To Train Your Dog! (Table of Contents: 30)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Spotty (Archie's dog)
Synopsis
Spotty is a very obedient dog - - when he wants to be.
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A Boney Blast (Table of Contents: 31)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Little Betty Cooper

The Thanksgiving (Table of Contents: 32)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Little Bandit (raccoon)
Synopsis
Little Archie and his family go visit Fred's parents for Thanksgiving. Spotty is accidentally shot by a hunter.
Reprints
Keywords
hunter; raccoon; Thanksgiving

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #293, no credits listed in this digest.

My Stars (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty reads Mr. Weatherbee's horoscope and Mr. Weatherbee begins to believe it is authentic.
Reprints
Keywords
astrology

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #45.

Duck Luck (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie get positions on the girls hockey team...as mascots.
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Sportin' Spartan (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
After listening to a lecture on Spartan courage and their tests of pain endurance, Reggie tries to use it against Archie with the winner getting Archie's date.
Reprints

Cutups (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty plays with paper dolls.
Reprints

And All That Jazz (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to make a new layout for the school yearbook.
Reprints

Secrets of the Deep (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The Riverdale Gang go to Florida to study marine animals and discover a chest of gold coins while scuba diving.
Reprints
Keywords
coral reef; electric eel; scuba diving; sunken treasure

Indexer Notes

In two parts
Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #266

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, hurry! Miss Grundy and the class are way ahead!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy
Reprints

Let's Hear One for the Bee (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
While trying to cheer the football team on, Mr. Weatherbee accidentally sends play calls to the team, causing them to win the game.
Reprints
Keywords
cheerleader; football

Present Alms! (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred thinks Archie needs to be more self-reliant.
Reprints

Popularity Pays (Table of Contents: 42)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose takes a popularity course.
Reprints

Pleasure Before Business (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Veronica can't go to the dance with Archie, because of business.
Reprints

The Gourd, the Bad and the Ugly or Let the Gourd Times Roll! (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Team 1]
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Bobby Lou; Earl; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Oprah Winfrey
Synopsis
Teams create exhibits for the Riverdale Holiday Jamboree.
Reprints

Having Reservations About Making Reservations (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I don't think we have to worry about being late today!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Out on the Roof
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Duh-h -- Arch, what answer did you get for question six on the science homework?"]
    Moose Gag Bag
  4. 3. Fashion Passion
    Archie
  5. 4. The Image
    Archie
  6. 5. Video Choice
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Mom says the new refrigerator isn't working!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  8. 7. Scare Tactics
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Find all the basketball words in the word search!"]
    Archie
  10. 9. No Problems
    Archie
  11. 10. Fair Man
    Reggie
  12. 11. Friday Afternoon "Father Knows Least!"
    Archie
  13. 12. Friday Evening "Washington Bound!"
    Archie
  14. 13. Saturday Morning "All Around The Town!"
    Archie
  15. 14. Sunday Morning "Flyin' High!"
    Archie
  16. 15. Sunday Afternoon "All's Well That Ends!"
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Archie can't decide what to do for his class project on “prune fungus”!"]
    Archie
  18. 17. Bark Lark
    Reggie
  19. 18. On Your Toes
    Archie
  20. 19. ["Hello, Veronica!"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  21. 20. The Tryout
    Archie and the Gang
  22. 21. Transportation Consternation
    Reggie
  23. 22. Grade Charade
    Reggie
  24. 23. Old Fighter
    Archie
  25. 24. Tops in Swaps
    Archie
  26. 25. Wheel Deal
    Reggie
  27. 26. Prize Project
    Archie
  28. 27. Pigskin Picks
    Coach Kleats
  29. 28. My Two Best Friends are Aliens
    Little Archie
  30. 29. The Letter
    Little Archie
  31. 30. How To Train Your Dog!
    Little Archie
  32. 31. A Boney Blast
    Little Archie
  33. 32. The Thanksgiving
    Little Archie
  34. 33. My Stars
    Archie
  35. 34. Duck Luck
    Archie
  36. 35. Sportin' Spartan
    Archie
  37. 36. Cutups
    Archie and the Gang
  38. 37. And All That Jazz
    Archie
  39. 38. Secrets of the Deep
    Archie
  40. 39. ["Archie, hurry! Miss Grundy and the class are way ahead!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  41. 40. Let's Hear One for the Bee
    Archie
  42. 41. Present Alms!
    Archie
  43. 42. Popularity Pays
    Moose
  44. 43. Pleasure Before Business
    Archie
  45. 44. The Gourd, the Bad and the Ugly or Let the Gourd Times Roll!
    Archie
  46. 45. Having Reservations About Making Reservations
    Archie
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