(May 2003)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
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Color
Four Color
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Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let me guess, Archie! Your account is overdrawn again?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie’s Funhouse Digest #3

Ground Game (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred and Archie dig a garden.
Reprints

Order Ardor (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee decides that every male student should show up for school in a suit. Archie turns up in a zoot suit.
Reprints
Keywords
zoot suit

Sale Wail (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's garage sale gives him more trouble than profit.
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One Potato... (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the Words puzzle.

Talk Balk (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Synopsis
Archie has a sore throat.
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Dream Drama (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie relates a dream.
Reprints

Sports (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie fight over the check but Betty and Veronica know what the true result will be.
Reprints

Two Uptight (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
In order to help their fathers relax, Archie and Veronica play a doubles tennis match against them.
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Don't Get Testy (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you here for this time, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Reprints

Just Yolking Around (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes to the market to get some eggs. He avoids breaking the eggs despite a number of chances for an accident along the way and back.
Reprints
Keywords
bicycle; eggs; ice; supermarket

Driving Hazard (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's car won't go any faster.
Reprints

Late Fate (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie crawls into class when he is late.
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It’s All in the Game (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle

One For The Books! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee writes a book about Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The credits in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #239 list the inker as Jon D'Agostino.

Nothing To It (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie misplaces his English composition so he has to wing it and make up a story on the spot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #276, pencils are credited to Dan DeCarlo.

Writer's Cramp (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie writes and prints a book on how girls should act on a date and leaves them for the girls in the school.
Reprints

The Cane Mutiny (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
After hurting his leg, Archie has to use a cane for a while. Veronica thinks he needs a more sophisticated outfit to go with the cane, so she takes him to her house and loans him some of Mr. Lodge's clothes. Archie looks more sophisticated, but is still a menace with his cane.
Reprints
Keywords
cane; vase

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index to the digest reprint.

You Got to Hand It to Him! (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee believes Archie is late to school because he broke his hand.
Reprints

Nothing Like a Personal Touch (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Al Nickerson (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is not happy with humans being replaced with automated systems.
Reprints

Chicken Courageous (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 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; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is very courageous, until Veronica arrives.
Reprints

West Zest (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Beazly; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
During "Wild West Day" at school, Mr. Weatherbee finds himself assailed on all sides by wild shenanigans. That's until he gets into the spirit and institutes a jailhouse.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #68.

Western Style (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

Home on the Range (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Dan Decarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim Decarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee (Cameo); Geraldine Grundy (Cameo); Hiram Lodge (Cameo); Chuck Clayton (Cameo); Moose Mason (Cameo); Midge Klump (Cameo)
Synopsis
Archie wants his parents to go out so he can throw a surprise party for them.
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Up Up And Away (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead build a rocket as a class project. As usual, Mr. Weatherbee takes the brunt of the problems.
Reprints

Paper-Boy, or "The Strange Case of Mrs. Skratchlow's Cat" -- or "Nobody's Purr-fect!" (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Little Dilton Doiley; Mrs. Skratchlow; Yakaboo; Chick Cooper; Mrs. Doiley
Synopsis
Little Archie is helping out Chick Cooper on his paper route. When Chick is sick and Little Archie has to handle the route himself, he and Dilton decide to test out a machine that can throw papers automatically. Little Archie gets Spotty to pull Dilton's machine, which works fine until Spotty sees his childhood enemy, Mrs. Skratchlow's cat Yakaboo, and takes off after him.
Reprints

Food Mood (Table of Contents: 26)

Little Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Regina Curro (signed)
Pencils
Hy Eisman (signed)
Inks
Hy Eisman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find the words puzzle.

A Dusty Destiny (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
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Pencils
Dexter Taylor ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Little Archie and Little Jughead accidentally cover Mr. Weatherbee in powdered charcoal.
Reprints

Fighting Words (Table of Contents: 28)

Little Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Little Archie Andrews; Fangs Fogerty
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee catches Fangs hitting Little Archie.
Reprints

Yippy Hippy (Table of Contents: 29)

The Little Archies / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Plucky Pickett; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Little Archie's friend Little Plucky Pickit comes to town.
Reprints
Keywords
hippie

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprints in Archie's Funhouse (Archie, 2014 series) #3.

Splitsville (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie gets two tickets to a show, but can't find a girl to go with him.
Reprints

Teacher's Pest (Table of Contents: 31)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie uses his knowledge of correct grammar to annoy Reggie during an argument.
Reprints

Space Nuts (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; reporter
Synopsis
While walking as aliens to Veronica's party, a local news channel mistakes Archie and Jughead for the aliens from last night's UFO sighting.
Reprints

The Clutch of the Idol, Part I (Table of Contents: 33)

Life with Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Isaac S. Sleezie; Orson Sleezie
Synopsis
A valuable idol is donated to the museum by a shady "philanthropist," who sends his son to steal it back, but it's Archie who the police arrest.
Reprints

The Clutch of the Idol, Part II (Table of Contents: 34)

Life with Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Isaac S. Sleezie; Jughead Jones; Orson Sleezie
Synopsis
Archie is released due to lack of evidence, but an accidental mix-up by Veronica foils the Sleezie family's plot to profit from the stolen idol.
Reprints

Dog Gone Reward (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Lori Lovely
Synopsis
Archie finds a lost dog and returns it to its owner.
Reprints

Let's Ask Him (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie try to keep Betty and Veronica from meeting the handsome new guy who just moved in town.
Reprints

Bad Dude Biker! (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey ?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Spike
Synopsis
When Reggie picks Veronica up on a motorcycle, Archie decides he needs one also.
Reprints
Keywords
biker gang; motorcycle

Reform Storm (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Gus Lemoine
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie promises to turn over a new leaf, but his good intentions cause so much havoc that Mr. Weatherbee asks him to just go back to normal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #27.

Jump Chump (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Let me guess, Archie! Your account is overdrawn again?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Ground Game
    Archie
  3. 2. Order Ardor
    Mr. Weatherbee
  4. 3. Sale Wail
    Archie
  5. 4. One Potato...
    Archie
  6. 5. Talk Balk
    Archie
  7. 6. Dream Drama
    Archie
  8. 7. Sports
    Reggie
  9. 8. Two Uptight
    Archie
  10. 9. Don't Get Testy
    Archie
  11. 10. Just Yolking Around
    Archie
  12. 11. Driving Hazard
    Archie
  13. 12. Late Fate
    Archie
  14. 13. It’s All in the Game
    Archie
  15. 14. One For The Books!
    Archie and Mr. Weatherbee
  16. 15. Nothing To It
    Archie
  17. 16. Writer's Cramp
    Archie
  18. 17. The Cane Mutiny
    Archie
  19. 18. You Got to Hand It to Him!
    Archie
  20. 19. Nothing Like a Personal Touch
    Archie
  21. 20. Chicken Courageous
    Archie
  22. 21. West Zest
    Archie
  23. 22. Western Style
    Archie
  24. 23. Home on the Range
    Archie
  25. 24. Up Up And Away
    Little Archie
  26. 25. Paper-Boy, or "The Strange Case of Mrs. Skratchlow's Cat" -- or "Nobody's Purr-fect!"
    Little Archie
  27. 26. Food Mood
    Little Archie
  28. 27. A Dusty Destiny
    Little Archie
  29. 28. Fighting Words
    Little Archie
  30. 29. Yippy Hippy
    The Little Archies
  31. 30. Splitsville
    Archie
  32. 31. Teacher's Pest
    Reggie
  33. 32. Space Nuts
    Archie
  34. 33. The Clutch of the Idol, Part I
    Life with Archie
  35. 34. The Clutch of the Idol, Part II
    Life with Archie
  36. 35. Dog Gone Reward
    Archie
  37. 36. Let's Ask Him
    Archie
  38. 37. Bad Dude Biker!
    Archie
  39. 38. Reform Storm
    Mr. Weatherbee
  40. 39. Jump Chump
    Archie
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