(August 1995)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
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Editing
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty can't interrupt us here!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrew; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
desert isle; parachute

Look Who’s Talking! (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Kelly Fleming; Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Indexer Notes

Nicki Pond is a parody of Ricki Lake.

Father is Right (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Bill Chill (Table of Contents: 3)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Beach Banter (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
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Oil Toil (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper
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Class Act (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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Sacrifice Play (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica suspects that Betty's new boyfriend is actually a gold digger who's dating Betty to get to her.
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Let Your Fingers Do the Walking (Table of Contents: 8)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Svenson the janitor
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee gets the school in an uproar searching for Miss Grundy.
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Report Retort (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And that concludes our report on the devastating effect of inflation on today's teen-agers!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Fred Andrews; Forsythe Jones; Gladys Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The teens get together and make a video about inflation to try and get an increase in allowance from their parents.
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Sale Tale (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
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Pitch Hitch (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
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Sneak Peek (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know what kind of birds they are!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton can't identify some birds, so Archie puts on a tree disguise to get close enough to identify them.
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Mother Love (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
When Jughead spots Betty carrying a "precious bundle" in a wicker basket, he assumes she's talking about a child. Soon everyone in the area assumes that Betty has a baby.
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Mini-Mania (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica can't get noticed anywhere because everyone is watching the big game on their mini-TV sets.
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Knot on Your Life (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica scoffs at Betty's new hobby of macrame, but Betty has a unique use for it.
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Second Best (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What rotten luck! I won first prize in the instant soapy cereal contest!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty wins first place in a contest and is selected to star in a tv show, but she trades the prize to Veronica.
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Volley Folly (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

The Devil You Say? (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Satan; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Satan visits Veronica and discusses her quick temper.
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Skate Strait (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty's prowess at skateboarding is more than Archie's ego can take.
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The Dating Game (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead! Reggie! What's wrong with Betty?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica tries to scare Betty out of her date with Archie.
Reprints

Cut It Out! (Table of Contents: 21)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Daddy is constantly cutting the coupons and offers out of magazines, trying to win something -- anything.
Reprints
Keywords
contests; coupons; magazines

Shocking Spree (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
When Veronica's father forbids her to spend any more money, she takes Archie shopping to help him pick out a new hat, which he doesn't like, but buys anyway, and ends up giving to Veronica (which was her plan all along).
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Range Finder (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No!...Stop! What if you miss!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After Betty replaces Veronica as the model for Archie's photography, Veronica uses violent techniques to teach Betty how to pose.
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Dress 'n' Guess (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Smedley the butler
Synopsis
Betty tries to out-think Veronica concerning which gown to buy for the dance, but ends up out-thinking herself.
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Indexer Notes

Veronica refers to the butler in this story as "Smedley", rather than Smithers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't nature just beautiful!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Betty have differing views on nature.
Reprints

Bubblehead (Table of Contents: 26)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina and her Aunts go for a picnic in the woods, but Hilda refuses to enjoy it.
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Water Pressure (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to take first Veronica and then Betty canoeing but everyone ends up in the lake sooner or later.
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Keywords
canoe

The Equal (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tries to cure Veronica of her snobbery by reminding her that he moved his family to Riverdale to keep them from becoming spoiled. Veronica decides to treat everyone as equals from now on.
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Nice Advice (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie gives Dilton advice on asking a girl on a date.
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Fleet Feet (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
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Future Shock (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 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; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and his friends encounter a person who claims to have visions of the future.
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The Drop (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
At the beach, Betty puts sand in her handkerchief.
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Bikini Fashion Page (Table of Contents: 33)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper
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They're Off (Table of Contents: 34)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good heavens!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alan M. Mayberry; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alan's new pastime is racing turtles.
Reprints

Beauty and the Beast (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
When Veronica acts too sure that she's going to win a beauty contest, the guys decide to teach her a lesson by entering the contest disguised as girls.
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Think Big (Table of Contents: 36)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Daddy
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx gets a piggy bank.
Reprints

Eat Treat (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
To stop Betty from monopolizing the boys with her homemade food, Veronica brings a catering service to the beach.
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Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as Gladir by his style and his preference for rhyming titles.

The Last Day of School (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Prof. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
On the last day of school, the students and faculty have a joint picnic.
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On Board (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards ?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oops!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Reprints

Scents of Justice (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The gang foils an attempt to rob a riverside lodge owned by Veronica's father.
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Indexer Notes

Story in two parts (8 pp. & 5 pp.).

Bumps (Table of Contents: 41)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's dad buys her the popular new game Bumps. Greg wins so often and so obnoxiously that she gives him a few bumps of his own.
Reprints
Keywords
game

The Old Oil (Table of Contents: 42)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
An oil slick leaves Veronica covered in gunk after swimming in the ocean.
Reprints

California Schemin' (Table of Contents: 43)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina and Aunt Hilda vacation in California.
Reprints

Wishing Will Make It So (Table of Contents: 44)

Cousin Ambrose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Cousin Ambrose; Aunt Hilda; Sabrina
Synopsis
Ambrose conjures up a huge fish for his line.
Reprints

Pool of Loneliness (Table of Contents: 45)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tries to find out why the boys would rather hang out at the beach than his private pool.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty can't interrupt us here!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Look Who’s Talking!
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Father is Right
    Veronica
  4. 3. Bill Chill
    Mr. Lodge
  5. 4. Beach Banter
    Archie
  6. 5. Oil Toil
    Archie
  7. 6. Class Act
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Sacrifice Play
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Let Your Fingers Do the Walking
    Miss Grundy
  10. 9. Report Retort
    Mr. Lodge
  11. 10. Sale Tale
    Veronica
  12. 11. Pitch Hitch
    Veronica
  13. 12. Sneak Peek
    Archie
  14. 13. Mother Love
    Betty
  15. 14. Mini-Mania
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Knot on Your Life
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Second Best
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Volley Folly
    Betty
  19. 18. The Devil You Say?
    Veronica
  20. 19. Skate Strait
    Betty
  21. 20. The Dating Game
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Cut It Out!
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. Shocking Spree
    Veronica
  24. 23. Range Finder
    Archie
  25. 24. Dress 'n' Guess
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. ["Isn't nature just beautiful!!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  27. 26. Bubblehead
    Sabrina
  28. 27. Water Pressure
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. The Equal
    Veronica
  30. 29. Nice Advice
    Archie
  31. 30. Fleet Feet
    Mr. Weatherbee
  32. 31. Future Shock
    Archie
  33. 32. The Drop
    Archie
  34. 33. Bikini Fashion Page
    Betty
  35. 34. They're Off
    Josie
  36. 35. Beauty and the Beast
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. Think Big
    Li'l Jinx
  38. 37. Eat Treat
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. The Last Day of School
    Archie
  40. 39. On Board
    Li'l Jinx
  41. 40. Scents of Justice
    Archie
  42. 41. Bumps
    Li'l Jinx
  43. 42. The Old Oil
    Veronica
  44. 43. California Schemin'
    Sabrina
  45. 44. Wishing Will Make It So
    Cousin Ambrose
  46. 45. Pool of Loneliness
    Betty and Veronica
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