(May 2005)

Archie, 1984 Series
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3.59 USD
Pages
196
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On-sale date
2005-03-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816469517 15911
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-Sale date from Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest #92.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do I get a quick chemical reaction?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords
chemistry

Picture Perfect! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is offended when Archie says an abstract painting reminds him of her.
Reprints

The Switch (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad, can I have two dollars for gas for my car?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets a lecture from his father on economizing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil/Ink credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #49.

Sick! Sick! Sick! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead get sick eating too much ice cream.
Reprints

Too Many Questions (Table of Contents: 4)

Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Professor Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose gets asked questions everywhere he goes.
Reprints

Color Words (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word find.

Borrow Sorrow (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Homeboy (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Simon Beckman
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge sets Veronica up with a boy from her own class, but he turns out to be even clumsier than Archie, breaking even more of Lodge's antiques.
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Pay Exposè (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie complains about a mistake in his pay, while working for Mr. Lodge.
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Some Sum (Table of Contents: 9)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Moose has trouble adding.
Reprints

Archie's All American Fashions (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The younger generation doesn't know how easy they've got it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Older generation used to get up every morning at 4:30.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie newspaper strip reprint

Have a Nice Day? (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie thinks he's going to have one of those days where everything goes wrong.
Reprints

Double Talk (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie causes Mr. Weatherbee, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and Miss Grundy to talk to themselves.
Reprints

The Egg and I (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

By Special Request (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

The Final Analysis (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Dr. Klaus Trophobia; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dr. Klaus Trophobia comes to Riverdale to do a psychological profile of each student.
Reprints

What's the Good Word? (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is down because he has no money to take Veronica out until he rescues a lost dog.
Reprints

Internet Fret (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Haggly; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie is chosen to test out an Internet school.
Reprints

The Executive (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well I'll be! --- Hey Ronnie! --- Would you get a load of this way-out scene --- Archie's finally found his rightful place in the world!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Reprints

Pin-Up Hangup (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie can't seem to study without being distracted by thoughts of Betty and Veronica but Dilton has the solution.
Reprints

Wit Twit (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie promises not to make a nuisance of himself at Veronica's next party.
Reprints

Inflation Jubilation (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie accidentally got paid his allowance twice in one week.
Reprints

Genius at Work (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

The Surprise (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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?
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?
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?
Letters
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Genre
humor; children

The Age of Progress (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
How an electric toy train set goes from design to production to distribution to Little Archie's hands.
Reprints

By the Book (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Little Archie accidentally glues Mr. Weatherbee to his chair.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #274, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Little Archie Color Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think two straws in one soda is romantic, Little Archie!
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A page to color.

The Letter (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Little Reggie writes Fangs a mean letter and signs it Little Archie.
Reprints

TV or Not TV (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Spotty
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee conducts an experiment where Archie has to go three days without TV.
Reprints

Twist of Fate (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Moose punishes his classmates for making passes at Midge by tangling them in the gym's parallel bars.
Reprints
Keywords
gymnastics

Dance Crazy (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie finds he can't stop dancing after he and Veronica leave a dance hall.
Reprints

The Observer (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Both mothers accuse Archie of not noticing Betty properly, but he manages to convince everyone by bluffing his way.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #250.

Jig Gig (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie has an idea that will provide ten hours of entertainment.
Reprints

Loco Motivated (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Howard Bender (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The theme of this year's inter-scholastic contest is "the history of transportation"!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Mr. Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie thinks he can come up with a winning exhibit on the history of transportation.
Reprints

Dog Daze! (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Diamonds (dog)
Synopsis
Veronica leaves Archie and Jughead in charge of her mother's prize show dog Diamonds.
Reprints

Remote Possibility (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is all ready to watch TV but he can't find the remote.
Reprints

Fitness Fit (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
? [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes to try out Veronica's new in-house gym, but can't keep up with the rigorous exercise.
Reprints

Calculated Risk (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Bill Ivins (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A pretty girl messes up Archie's thoughts.
Reprints

Confidence Man (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie resolves to think positively and project confidence.
Reprints

The Rising Son (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Officer Pete; Andy
Synopsis
Archie can't seem to wake up during the weekdays.
Reprints

Racing for the Moon! (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is more interested in his online racing video game than spending time with Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
video game

It's Plane Silly (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie fly paper airplanes when Miss Grundy leaves the room.
Reprints

Progress (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Molly Burke
Synopsis
Archie's father is mad about how tough it is to open tightly packaged products.
Reprints

The Names Are the Game! (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Smithers
Synopsis
The gang plays a new board game called "Just Guess".
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["How do I get a quick chemical reaction?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Picture Perfect!
    Archie
  3. 2. The Switch
    Archie
  4. 3. Sick! Sick! Sick!
    Archie
  5. 4. Too Many Questions
    Moose
  6. 5. Color Words
    Archie
  7. 6. Borrow Sorrow
    Archie
  8. 7. Homeboy
    Archie
  9. 8. Pay Exposè
    Archie
  10. 9. Some Sum
    Moose
  11. 10. Archie's All American Fashions
    Archie
  12. 11. ["The younger generation doesn't know how easy they've got it!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  13. 12. Have a Nice Day?
    Archie
  14. 13. Double Talk
    Archie
  15. 14. The Egg and I
    Archie
  16. 15. By Special Request
    Archie
  17. 16. The Final Analysis
    Archie and the Gang
  18. 17. What's the Good Word?
    Archie
  19. 18. Internet Fret
    Archie
  20. 19. The Executive
    Archie
  21. 20. Pin-Up Hangup
    Archie
  22. 21. Wit Twit
    Archie
  23. 22. Inflation Jubilation
    Archie
  24. 23. Genius at Work
    Little Archie
  25. 24. The Surprise
    Little Archie
  26. 25. The Age of Progress
    Little Archie
  27. 26. By the Book
    Little Archie
  28. 27. ["I think two straws in one soda is romantic, Little Archie!"]
    Little Archie Color Page
  29. 28. The Letter
    Little Reggie
  30. 29. TV or Not TV
    Archie
  31. 30. Twist of Fate
    Archie
  32. 31. Dance Crazy
    Archie
  33. 32. The Observer
    Archie
  34. 33. Jig Gig
    Archie
  35. 34. Loco Motivated
    Archie and the Gang
  36. 35. Dog Daze!
    Archie
  37. 36. Remote Possibility
    Archie
  38. 37. Fitness Fit
    Archie
  39. 38. Calculated Risk
    Archie
  40. 39. Confidence Man
    Archie
  41. 40. The Rising Son
    Archie
  42. 41. Racing for the Moon!
    Archie
  43. 42. It's Plane Silly
    Archie
  44. 43. Progress
    Archie
  45. 44. The Names Are the Game!
    Archie
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