(August 1996)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Pages
192
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
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Editing
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Alison Flood (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I heard you were looking for a handsome male lead!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Dust Devils (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith (credited as Hal Smith)
Pencils
Sean Murphey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen

Castle Hassle (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope the ocean doesn't wash away our sand castle!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Archie build a sand castle when Veronica suddenly shows up from her vacation abroad.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Ronnie, these sunglasses you gave me...

Sound Affect (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Sean Murphey
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

The Loan Ranger (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie goes to elaborate lengths to avoid Reggie and repaying the money he owes.
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Indexer Notes

formerly a Reggie and Me story.

Dog-Gone It (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie tries hiring himself out to walk dogs to earn money to take Veronica out. But the plan ends up biting his father.
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Indexer Notes

Credits change to reflect the credits printed in Archie's Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1984 series) #231.

Dip Quip (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead knows how to get Hot Dog out of the Lodge's pool.
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A Lotion Notion! (Table of Contents: 8)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee goes to the beach to get some color before the summer ends, but unfortunately he runs into Archie.
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Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie and Me story.

Ride the Raging River: Part 1 (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hang in there, Betty!
Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Clem; Zeke
Synopsis
Archie and Betty go canoeing on a really rough river. When the two lose control, Betty falls out, hits a rock, loses her memory, and is kidnapped by two men.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia; canoe; rapids

Indexer Notes

Story and credit information taken from World of Archie Double Digest #18

Ride the Raging River: Part 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Clem; Zeke
Synopsis
Archie finds Betty and rescues her from Clem and Zeke.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia; canoe; rapids

Indexer Notes

Story and credit information from World of Archie Double Digest #18

In Good Taste! (Table of Contents: 11)

Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Fat Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Fat Charley shows off his cookie collection.
Reprints

Worry Flurry (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Leroy; Forsythe Jones
Synopsis
Archie tells his friends to conserve water but nobody will listen.
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Raffles (Table of Contents: 13)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum; Bobo; Bobo's Dad
Synopsis
Bill cant resist a pretty face selling raffle tickets. Upset after he's bought them, he's happy when he finds out he's won and the prize is a car. When he searches for the book of tickets, Jinx informs him that she sold them to Bobo to try and get back some of the money he was upset about spending on them in the first place. Unfortunately for Bill, Bobo doesn't want to sell them back and her dad puts Bill in the hospital after he find out about the prize and thinks that Bill was trying to rip off his daughter.
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Entice Advice (Table of Contents: 14)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Dilton asks Archie and Reggie for advice on how to meet girls, but it turns out that he does just fine on his own.
Reprints

Splashy Sports (Table of Contents: 15)

Professor Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead demonstrates the various toys one can use to enjoy the water.
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Dolly Volley (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How long have you been here, Arch?
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Jungle Justice (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hard Al; Little Augie
Synopsis
At another one of the Lodge country retreats, the gang dresses up as cave men and women. Two escaped crooks mistake them for real cave people.
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Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as Frank Doyle by his distinctive style, which includes tongue-in-cheek captions that address the reader directly, and fourth-wall-breaking (Veronica: "According to that last panel, they went exploring!").

Art identifiable as Bob Bolling by his distinctive drawing style.

Formerly a Life With Archie story.

Wallet Snatcher (Table of Contents: 18)

Li'l Jinx's Pal Charley / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
At camp, Charley slips a note into the craft wallet Jinx is making, asking for a date. Later he fears he's put the note in the wrong wallet.
Reprints
Keywords
summer camp

Part of the Click (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, this is a perfect day for a walk in the park!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie schedules a date with both Veronica and Betty at the same time, so Archie tries to ditch Betty to keep his date with Veronica.
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Party Smarty (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Midge; Archie; Reggie; Moose
Synopsis
The girls have knocked themselves out making food, but the fellows are engrossed in the game on TV. Veronica uses the power cord to drag the TV (on a wheeled cart) into the kitchen.
Reprints
Keywords
sports; television; TV

The Fencing Lesson (Table of Contents: 21)

Big Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ethel tries to counsel Moose concerning his temper.
Reprints

Suits Me Fine (Table of Contents: 22)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina's aunts don't react to Sabrina's new microscopic bikini the way she had hoped.
Reprints

Shoo Shark! (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Professor Dilly
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes Veronica and Archie on a boating trip to observe a rare fish.
Reprints
Keywords
scuba diving; tiger shark; tropical fish

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie and Me Digest (Archie, 2017 series) #9.

A Bright Idea (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
All I want you to do is haul all this junk to Sam's second hand store...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee enlists Archie's help to move stuff out of his attic.
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Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie and Me story.

Pack Knack (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Vote Note (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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No Reflection on You! (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie, Reggie and Veronica are going to go out, if they can get Reggie to agree on where to go.
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Indexer Notes

formerly a Reggie and Me story.

The Big Burn (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie and Mr. Weatherbee collide in the water at the beach, Mr. Weatherbee foolishly agrees to go for a ride with Archie on his jet-ski. When the jet-ski breaks down near a deserted beach, Archie volunteers to go looking for help. Naturally, he ends up distracted by girls and Mr. Weatherbee ends up with a severe sunburn.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #280.

The Vending Machine (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vendomat
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has trouble with a vending machine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Speechless story.

Rock Yock (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Ronnie! I wish we could rock all night long!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie would like to rock all night.
Reprints
Keywords
yacht

The Scheme of Things (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy! Tell me the truth now! What do you really think of my Archiekins?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's mother interferes in Veronica and Archie's relationship and tries to run schemes to make Veronica look less available.
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Jughead Presents Double Takes (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Three unrelated two-panel gags, involving Jughead swimming, Dilton borrowing Archie's car, and Jughead helping Ethel wash dishes.
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The Last Time I Saw Ambrose (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Kujava
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Ambrose Pipps; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
When Archie gets word that Ambrose, his childhood friend who moved away from Riverdale years ago, is coming back to visit, he feels guilty about the way he used to bully and ignore Ambrose. After he has a dream where Ambrose comes back to seek revenge, Archie decides not to attend Ambrose's welcome-back party at the Chok'lit Shoppe, but Ambrose goes out himself to find Archie.
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Indexer Notes

The first appearance since the '60s of Ambrose, and his only appearance as a teenager (still with a cap that covers his eyes). After this story, he was re-introduced into the "Little Archie" stories.

Formerly a Life With Archie story.

Big Dig (Table of Contents: 34)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Snob Squab (Table of Contents: 35)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Suits Me Fine (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica both get presents for Betty's birthday, but Betty gets them mixed up.
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Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Me story.

An Eye for Fashion? (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the kind of beach day I like, Arch! Good and hot!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Beverly; Angela; Lola; Kitty; Martha; Debbie; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
While spending a day at the beach, Archie recognizes girls by their swimsuits and not their faces.
Reprints

Dames at Sea (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Boat thieves hijack Betty and Veronica's houseboat and take it to an island hideout, with the girls in hot pursuit thanks to Betty's ability to fix anything with a bobby pin.
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Hot Iron (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad considers buying a new car after the repair bills pile up.
Reprints

Way to Go! (Table of Contents: 40)

Li'l Jinx's Pal Mort / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's important to have a goal in life, Mort!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Mort
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx tells Mort to not be so worried all the time.
Reprints

The Beach (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Photo Fun (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, take my picture for your magazine, Harold!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Harold; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie photographs girls on the beach under the pretense of printing them in the newspaper. Moose insists Archie photograph Midge and claims he will clobber him if the picture isn't printed. Archie gets the photographs in the newspaper but Betty and Veronica find out.
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Pet Fret (Table of Contents: 43)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I bet I know where Jug keeps his secret cookie supply!
Genre
humor; teen
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Snow Job (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! What's the idea of hitting me with a snowball?
Genre
humor; teen
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I heard you were looking for a handsome male lead!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Dust Devils
    Archie
  3. 2. Castle Hassle
    Betty [Archie]
  4. 3. ["Wow! Ronnie, these sunglasses you gave me..."]
    Veronica Pin Up
  5. 4. Sound Affect
    Jughead
  6. 5. The Loan Ranger
    Archie
  7. 6. Dog-Gone It
    Archie
  8. 7. Dip Quip
    Jughead
  9. 8. A Lotion Notion!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  10. 9. Ride the Raging River: Part 1
    Life with Archie
  11. 10. Ride the Raging River: Part 2
    Life with Archie
  12. 11. In Good Taste!
    Charley
  13. 12. Worry Flurry
    Life with Archie
  14. 13. Raffles
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Entice Advice
    Dilton
  16. 15. Splashy Sports
    Professor Jughead
  17. 16. Dolly Volley
    Archie
  18. 17. Jungle Justice
    Archie and the Gang
  19. 18. Wallet Snatcher
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Charley
  20. 19. Part of the Click
    Archie
  21. 20. Party Smarty
    Archie
  22. 21. The Fencing Lesson
    Big Moose
  23. 22. Suits Me Fine
    Sabrina
  24. 23. Shoo Shark!
    Archie
  25. 24. A Bright Idea
    Archie
  26. 25. Pack Knack
    Jughead
  27. 26. Vote Note
    Jughead
  28. 27. No Reflection on You!
    Reggie
  29. 28. The Big Burn
    Archie
  30. 29. The Vending Machine
    Archie
  31. 30. Rock Yock
    Archie
  32. 31. The Scheme of Things
    Archie
  33. 32. Jughead Presents Double Takes
    Jughead
  34. 33. The Last Time I Saw Ambrose
    Archie
  35. 34. Big Dig
    Reggie
  36. 35. Snob Squab
    Reggie
  37. 36. Suits Me Fine
    Archie
  38. 37. An Eye for Fashion?
    Archie
  39. 38. Dames at Sea
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Hot Iron
    Archie
  41. 40. Way to Go!
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Mort
  42. 41. The Beach
    Archie
  43. 42. Photo Fun
    Archie
  44. 43. Pet Fret
    Jughead
  45. 44. Snow Job
    Archie
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