(March 1988)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
1.35 USD
Pages
132
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
027100069966 85
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
glossy cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie... I forgot to bring some sweets for our cross-country hike!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Cover is redrawn from Archie #290.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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A New Image (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian; Ginny Sykora
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie tries to get a new macho image.

Snooze Ruse (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead fell asleep on the school bus and Archie can't wake him.
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[Pineapple Stickers] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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Exam Jam (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has trouble studying because of the pretty girls walking outside.
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Paint Plaint (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate
Synopsis
A man has painted an "All-you-can-eat" sign for Pop Tate.
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Indexer Notes

Jughead does not actually appear.

Snow Foe (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mrs. Jones; Jughead
Synopsis
Jughead is upset that school is closed.
Reprints

[Betty & Veronica Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Rap Flap (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie must keep quiet for two weeks if Archie beats him at a game.
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[Archie's Posters] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

A Chip Off the Old Block (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie is teaching people to ski for $25.
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[Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Success Finesse (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead is amazed at how much Dilton wants to succeed.
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Bite Plight (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica bought some soap shaped like fruit.
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Everything is Beautiful (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tells Veronica she's beautiful when she's angry.
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[Archie Fan Club] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Gent Event (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Midge; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Smith
Synopsis
Midge makes Moose promise to be gentle at all times, not expecting him to be gentle in a football game.
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Mr. Good Guy (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan Decarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie wants to improve his image with Mr. Weatherbee and Mr. Lodge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writing, Inking and Lettering credit from Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #25.

Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #25 incorrectly credits the pencils to Stan Goldberg but it is Dan Decarlo.

Stiff Whiff (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Ethel
Synopsis
Jughead bought Ethel a bottle of perfume.
Reprints

Rare Scare (Table of Contents: 20)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Miss Baxter; Mr. Baxter
Synopsis
Reggie is scared of what his date's father is wearing.

School Rule (Table of Contents: 21)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose is bored with school.

Over a Barrel (Table of Contents: 22)

Chuck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Lester; Betty Cooper; Rusty
Synopsis
Lester shows off his ice skating.
Reprints

[Katy Keene Fan Club] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Over the Barrel Part II (Table of Contents: 24)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Lester; Rusty; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Lester and Rusty sneak an extra barrel in for Chuck to jump over.
Reprints

Rescue One (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie are trapped in a cave by an avalanche.
Reprints
Keywords
avalanche; skiing

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #65.

Mind Grind (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Dilton tries to help Betty get over her obsession with Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
hypnotism

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

Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Timber!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead paints a picture of a lumberjack.

Moose Says: You Know You're Not too Bright When-- (Table of Contents: 28)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Ways to know you are not smart.
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Making the Grade (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica is mad that Betty scored higher than her, while Betty is mad she didn't score high enough.
Reprints

The Obstacle Course (Table of Contents: 30)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Teddy; Willie Wilkin; Bingo Wilkin; Uncle Herman; Sampson Smythe; Samantha Smythe
Synopsis
Teddy booby traps a number of obstacles in Bingo's usual path.
Reprints

Price Advice (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie agrees to buy Jughead a burger, but prices have gone up.
Reprints

Phone Groan (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is given a list of people who called her.
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Club Hubbub (Table of Contents: 33)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Bolling ?
Inks
Bob Bolling ?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wonders when Jughead is going to pay back the money he borrowed from the club.
Reprints

[Archie's Checklist] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Special Program (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Coach Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Coach Clayton's special program is to throw things at Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints

The Rappers (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Gaston; Jenson; Thurmgood
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are attracting attention by wearing headphones.
Reprints

Score Lore (Table of Contents: 37)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton's computer analysis has helped Riverdale High take the lead in the football game, but Dilton wants to take to the field.
Reprints
Keywords
football

[Archie's Special Digest Subscription] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Cool Fool (Table of Contents: 39)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The gang are having an indoor pretend beach party to try and forget the blizzard raging outside.
Reprints

Power Play (Table of Contents: 40)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is disappointed to discover that Archie promised to buy raffle tickets from Veronica before the sorority even voted to have a raffle.
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Trying (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley can't play because he needs to finish his history homework.
Reprints

[The New Archie's Digest #1] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Two Coup (Table of Contents: 43)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants a Super Sundae.
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Thumb Fun (Table of Contents: 44)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot asks Jughead the most important use of the thumb.
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Flivver Quiver (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's date wants some exercise, while he wants to ride.
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Big Gig (Table of Contents: 46)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee's ambition is to be a huge success in education.
Reprints

[Archie Patches] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Straight and Narrow (Table of Contents: 48)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Reggie sets up a beeline hike competition with Archie.
Reprints

Pop That Dream (Table of Contents: 49)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tells Archie and Veronica that she had a dream that Archie asked her to marry him.
Reprints

Split Bit (Table of Contents: 50)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Ethel
Synopsis
Archie's philosophy is to walk away from trouble.

Search Perch (Table of Contents: 51)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead and Betty look for Archie on the ski slope.
Reprints

[Discount Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Hip Grip (Table of Contents: 53)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A lucky lock helped Ethel get a date with Jughead.

Lesson Messin' (Table of Contents: 54)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wants to know how Veronica is doing in driver education.

Tall Fall (Table of Contents: 55)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach worries about the tall basketball players Riverdale will have to face.
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Stock Yock (Table of Contents: 56)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mrs. Jones; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead makes it easy for his mom to carry groceries to the car.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 57)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You don't need drugs...
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton

The Adventurers (Table of Contents: 58)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie talk about how they are going to go out and adventure.
Reprints

[Prizes or Cash] (Table of Contents: 59) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

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[Chocolate Fun for Everyone] (Table of Contents: 61) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie... I forgot to bring some sweets for our cross-country hike!!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. A New Image
  4. 3. Snooze Ruse
    Jughead
  5. 4. [Pineapple Stickers]
  6. 5. Exam Jam
    Archie
  7. 6. Paint Plaint
    Jughead
  8. 7. Snow Foe
    Jughead
  9. 8. [Betty & Veronica Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  10. 9. Rap Flap
    Reggie
  11. 10. [Archie's Posters]
  12. 11. A Chip Off the Old Block
    Archie
  13. 12. [Archie's Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  14. 13. Success Finesse
    Jughead
  15. 14. Bite Plight
    Jughead
  16. 15. Everything is Beautiful
    Archie
  17. 16. [Archie Fan Club]
  18. 17. Gent Event
    Big Moose
  19. 18. Mr. Good Guy
    Archie
  20. 19. Stiff Whiff
    Jughead
  21. 20. Rare Scare
    Reggie
  22. 21. School Rule
    Moose
  23. 22. Over a Barrel
    Chuck
  24. 23. [Katy Keene Fan Club]
  25. 24. Over the Barrel Part II
  26. 25. Rescue One
    Jughead
  27. 26. Mind Grind
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Timber!"]
    Dipsy Doodles
  29. 28. Moose Says: You Know You're Not too Bright When--
  30. 29. Making the Grade
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. The Obstacle Course
    That Wilkin Boy
  32. 31. Price Advice
    Jughead
  33. 32. Phone Groan
    Betty
  34. 33. Club Hubbub
    Jughead
  35. 34. [Archie's Checklist]
  36. 35. Special Program
    Archie
  37. 36. The Rappers
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Score Lore
    Dilton Doiley
  39. 38. [Archie's Special Digest Subscription]
  40. 39. Cool Fool
    Jughead
  41. 40. Power Play
    Jughead
  42. 41. Trying
    Li'l Jinx's Chum Charley
  43. 42. [The New Archie's Digest #1]
  44. 43. Two Coup
    Jughead
  45. 44. Thumb Fun
    Jughead
  46. 45. Flivver Quiver
    Archie
  47. 46. Big Gig
    Reggie
  48. 47. [Archie Patches]
  49. 48. Straight and Narrow
    Reggie
  50. 49. Pop That Dream
    Archie
  51. 50. Split Bit
    Jughead
  52. 51. Search Perch
    Jughead
  53. 52. [Discount Subscription Offer]
  54. 53. Hip Grip
    Big Ethel
  55. 54. Lesson Messin'
    Veronica
  56. 55. Tall Fall
    Jughead
  57. 56. Stock Yock
    Jughead
  58. 57. ["You don't need drugs..."]
  59. 58. The Adventurers
    Jughead
  60. 59. [Prizes or Cash]
  61. 60. [no title indexed]
  62. 61. [Chocolate Fun for Everyone]
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