(May 2005)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Price:
3.59 USD
Pages:
196
Indicia frequency:
?
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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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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?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Word find.

Borrow Sorrow (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / 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; 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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?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie complains about a mistake in his pay, while working for Mr. Lodge.
Reprints:

Some Sum (Table of Contents: 9)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
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?
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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

By Special Request (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

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)

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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)

Script:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?
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Inks:
?
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?
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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
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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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?
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".
Reprints:
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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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