(June 1999)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Pages
196
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8 times a year
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Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128469539 41
Editing
Nelson Ribeiro (editor); Victor Gorelick (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
D-uh, teacher said we were gonna surf the internet!
Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Bad Breaks (Table of Contents: 1)

Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie helps Moose control his strength.
Reprints

Counselor at Lore (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tells Archie that he wants to see Archie's father and Archie imagines the worst.
Reprints
Keywords
disguise

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #39.

Ate-Bawl (Table of Contents: 3)

Souphead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
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Floored (Table of Contents: 4)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
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Communicate (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wonders why Betty is upset and asks her to communicate.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Me story.

Top Honor (Table of Contents: 6)

Mr. Weatherbee / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page

Bee-Littled (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Magic Mania (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Cousin Ambrose; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Salem
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda's magic morsel and Salem's cat food get mixed up, which works out for the cat but not for Cousin Ambrose.
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Name Game (Table of Contents: 9)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
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Indexer Notes

last word balloon relettered.

Right in the Kisser (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

The Right Note (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
humor; children

Don't Play With Fire (Table of Contents: 12)

Know Your Heroes / public service announcement / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Castiglia
Pencils
Nelson Ribeiro
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fireball; Inferno; Firefly

Highs and Lows (Table of Contents: 13)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dilton, you got a 99 on your science test!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Professor Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton becomes the weatherman on the high school's new TV channel.
Reprints

That's My Dog (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty and Veronica 3000 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica buys a dog that has had it's personality programmed...with Betty's.
Reprints

New Tricks (Table of Contents: 15)

Sammy the Whammy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Kresse
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Colors
Sal Contrera
Letters
Bill Kresse

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sammy; his girl assistant
Synopsis
Sammy makes his girl assistant disappear-- well, almost, anyway.
Reprints

Opal of Mine (Table of Contents: 16)

Nancy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Chuck! It is gorgeous!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Nancy wants Chuck to buy her a fancy opal ring.
Reprints
Keywords
opal

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Formerly a Chuck story.

Eggs-It (Table of Contents: 17)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Between Two Loves (Table of Contents: 18)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Uncle Herman; Rebel; Tough Teddy
Synopsis
When Rebel gets sick, Samantha demands that Bingo choose between her and the dog, and Bingo chooses to break their date and stay behind with Rebel.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Strange Strength (Table of Contents: 19)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Reggie and Me story.

Buckaroo Fever (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Eric Lee
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
At Veronica's western-style birthday party, Mr. Lodge segregates the girls into a cook-off and the boys into a mechanical bull riding contest. However, he soon learns the modern teen refuses to be pigeon-holed.
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Indexer Notes

formerly an Archie story.

How Explosive!! (Table of Contents: 21)

Dilton / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dilton Doiley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the phrase puzzle.

Double Talk (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie takes care of the Lodges' parrot.
Reprints

Batter Patter (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coach, let me pinch hit for the pitcher!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Reprints

Bankers for Burgers, or I Did It Maui Way! (Table of Contents: 24)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III; Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alexander Cabot II; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alex accuses the local burger joint of false advertising.
Reprints

Phone Phind! (Table of Contents: 25)

Josie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
?

Characters
Josie
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Indexer Notes

Find a word puzzle.

High Jinx (Table of Contents: 26)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alex Cabot III; Professor Ion
Synopsis
The girls have trouble shooting their new music video because disasters keep popping up.
Reprints

Sound Affects (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Svenson; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie is using a tape recorder to collect odd sounds around the school. His tape of sound effects is mixed up with the tape Mr. Weatherbee was planning to play for the budgeting committee.
Reprints

The People's Choice (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Chuck run against each other for class president.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #271, writing is credited to George Gladir.

formerly a Life With Archie story.

Sir Ivan Hoho (Table of Contents: 29)

The Mighty Archie Art Players / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sir Ivan Hoho [Archie Andrews]; Maid Gwendolyn [Betty Cooper]; Sir Rodent [Reggie Mantle]; Squire Jousthead [Jughead Jones]; King Richard [Mr. Weatherbee]
Synopsis
Sir Ivan Hoho enters a jousting tournament to win the money to free King Richard.
Reprints
Keywords
armor; catapult; horse; jousting; knights; mandolin; minstrel; parody

Indexer Notes

parody of Ivanhoe

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you think that the school dress code...
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Mirror, Mirror (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty and Veronica 3000 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie reprogram Veronica's new talking cosmetic mirror.
Reprints

Moose Alert (Table of Contents: 32)

Midge [Archie] / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Midge Klump
Synopsis
Unscramble the words to find out why Midge loves Moose.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Mr. Svenson Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sir, Mr. Svenson had an accident...
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Move Groove (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The teens are assigned a composition about transportation and everyone chooses a different era to write about.
Reprints
Keywords
castle; caveman; chariot; cruise; dinosaur; jetpack; knight

Witch Way (Table of Contents: 35)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sabrina
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

You Can't Win 'Em All (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee (cameo)
Synopsis
When the baseball team learns that Coach Kleats might be transferred out of Riverdale High because of their poor record, it gives them added incentive to win.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie & Friends Double Digest #15.

formerly an Archie at Riverdale story.

A Date With Suzy Stringbean! (Table of Contents: 37)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Suzy Stringbean; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Suzy Stringbean, the skinniest girl in fifth grade, returns to Riverdale and hopes to date Reggie. Reggie, remembering her looks, turns her down, only to find she's matured into a beautiful woman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Life With Archie story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Mr. Flutesnoot, what'cha readin'?
Genre
teen
Reprints

The Kiss Off (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you suppose is going on back there?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie 1; Jughead 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Reggie 1; Moose 1; Midge 1
Synopsis
The prehistoric Archie gang discovers kissing.
Reprints

For Whom the Bell Tolls (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Its Mr. Weatherbee's 25th anniversary at Riverdale High.
Reprints

Playback (Table of Contents: 41)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm here, Ronnie! Are you ready to go?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica uses a pre-recorded tape so she can sneak out for a date with Reggie without Archie knowing about it. Reggie tries to use the same technique to get a date with Midge without Moose knowing.
Reprints

The Legacy of the Black Hood (Table of Contents: 42)

Know Your Heroes / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Castiglia
Pencils
Nelson Ribeiro
Inks
Harvey Mercadoocasio (signed as HARVO)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood [origin]

The Pick of the Brain (Table of Contents: 43)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie plans to use Dilton's new invention to learn while he sleeps. Reggie tries to take advantage of the situation, but it doesn't go well.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #19, writing is credited to George Gladir.

Formerly an Archie story.

Ssssh (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
On Friday the 13th, Betty tries to take extra precautions to avoid bad luck, but winds up causing bad luck to everyone except herself.
Reprints
Keywords
bad luck; four-leaf clover; Friday the 13th; good luck; horseshoe; mud; rabbit's foot

Indexer Notes

There is no dialogue in this story. There is a Josie comic on the floor by Betty's bed in the splash panel. Characters break Fourth Wall on page three by looking into other panels.

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #214.

Operation: No Vacation (Table of Contents: 45)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Beazly; Nancy Woods; Svenson; Dilton Doiley; Greta Mittelbach; Ms. Floskins
Synopsis
The school is considering eliminating summer break.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["D-uh, teacher said we were gonna surf the internet!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Bad Breaks
    Moose
  3. 2. Counselor at Lore
    Archie
  4. 3. Ate-Bawl
    Souphead
  5. 4. Floored
    Leroy
  6. 5. Communicate
    Betty
  7. 6. Top Honor
    Mr. Weatherbee
  8. 7. Bee-Littled
    Archie
  9. 8. Magic Mania
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Name Game
    Moose
  11. 10. Right in the Kisser
    Archie
  12. 11. The Right Note
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Don't Play With Fire
    Know Your Heroes
  14. 13. Highs and Lows
    Dilton
  15. 14. That's My Dog
    Betty and Veronica 3000
  16. 15. New Tricks
    Sammy the Whammy
  17. 16. Opal of Mine
    Nancy
  18. 17. Eggs-It
    Moose
  19. 18. Between Two Loves
    That Wilkin Boy
  20. 19. Strange Strength
    Reggie
  21. 20. Buckaroo Fever
    Veronica
  22. 21. How Explosive!!
    Dilton
  23. 22. Double Talk
    Archie
  24. 23. Batter Patter
    Archie
  25. 24. Bankers for Burgers, or I Did It Maui Way!
    Josie
  26. 25. Phone Phind!
    Josie
  27. 26. High Jinx
    Josie and the Pussycats
  28. 27. Sound Affects
    Archie
  29. 28. The People's Choice
    Archie
  30. 29. Sir Ivan Hoho
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  31. 30. ["Do you think that the school dress code..."]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  32. 31. Mirror, Mirror
    Betty and Veronica 3000
  33. 32. Moose Alert
    Midge [Archie]
  34. 33. ["Sir, Mr. Svenson had an accident..."]
    Mr. Svenson Gag Bag
  35. 34. Move Groove
    Archie
  36. 35. Witch Way
    Sabrina
  37. 36. You Can't Win 'Em All
    Archie
  38. 37. A Date With Suzy Stringbean!
    Reggie
  39. 38. ["Hi, Mr. Flutesnoot, what'cha readin'?"]
    Moose Gag Bag
  40. 39. The Kiss Off
    Archie 1
  41. 40. For Whom the Bell Tolls
    Mr. Weatherbee
  42. 41. Playback
    Reggie
  43. 42. The Legacy of the Black Hood
    Know Your Heroes
  44. 43. The Pick of the Brain
    Dilton
  45. 44. Ssssh
    Betty [Archie]
  46. 45. Operation: No Vacation
    Archie and the Gang
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