(April 1988)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
1.35 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
027100069942 89
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Dan DeCarlo
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica! I promise I'll only go out with the guys while you're away!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie Comics #83

Luck Is Where You Find It (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian; Ginny Sykora (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Sharon; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie's lucky charm saves the day for him but is more of a curse for Reggie.
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Keywords
skiing

Cheer Sphere (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's mom wants her to clean her room.
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Biz Tiz (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty tries to run a student council meeting.
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Kick Trick (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead decides against having the TV on while studying.
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Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis
Archie angers Mr. Weatherbee right before a visit from the superintendent.

Billion Dollar Taste (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Gladys Jones; Pop Tate; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Everyone is so impressed with Jughead's new soup that they envision it has mass-market potential.
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Feather Tether (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo [as Jimmy DeCarlo]
Colors
Alisa Merrill
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Saburo Y.]

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie is throwing a costume party, but Archie has to make deliveries and can't attend.
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Cool Tool (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
The girls prepare to play the boys in broom hockey.
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Rube Boob (Table of Contents: 9)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Midge asks Moose to play country music on his guitar.
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Heap Deep (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead discuss last night's snowstorm.

Jump Thump (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie jumps eight barrels on ice skates.

Video Volley (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica both try to lure Archie to their house for a date. When Archie chooses Veronica, he ends up regretting it.
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Racquet Racket (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie likes watching the girls play racquetball.
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Dollar Holler (Table of Contents: 14)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose doesn't think the bank grew his money like they promised.
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Loon Tune (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is not impressed with Archie's singing.

Girl Whirl (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie promises Veronica he will not go out with other girls while she is away.

Noise Counterpoise (Table of Contents: 17)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
Airplane noise drowns out the students.

Bright Sprite (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead doesn't want Archie to repair his snow shovel.
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Nifty Lifty (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
On the ski slope, the gang discusses their favorite lifts.
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Sleigh Belles (Table of Contents: 20)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Alisa Merrill
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alex makes a buffoon of himself bragging about his snowmobile.
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Sub Flub (Table of Contents: 21)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie and Veronica call in sick on the night the band has a gig, just so they can go skiing.
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Dig That Snow (Table of Contents: 22)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Tough Teddy
Synopsis
Teddy gets a snow plow and uses it to ruin Bingo's attempts to shovel the walk.
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Teach Me Tonight (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie has trouble with foreign languages, so Veronica makes him tapes of herself to help him learn French.
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Board Reward (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis
When he learns that his car hasn't been repaired yet, Fred finds an alternate way to get to work.
Reprints
Keywords
skateboard

Money Honey (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica admits that money isn't everything...sort of.
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Work Quirk (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Archie asks Betty to do his French homework for him.
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You're So Right (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie can't shake the feeling he's not alone with his date.
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Banner Manner (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has Dilton, Ethel and Jughead carry banners professing his love for Veronica but Mr. Weatherbee changes the last banner.
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Scoop Dupe (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie surreptitiously switches assignments so he can cover a female rock band and not Archie.
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Sub Snub (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Svenson
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Miss Phlips to get faculty to fill in for him.

Pin Up (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead goes down the suicide slope.

Donation Hesitation (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wants to donate Archie to charity.

Divine Dine (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Archie and Betty wonder why the cafeteria food has been yucky.

Strategy Strain (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton convinces Betty to introduce Archie to chess in hopes of spending more time with him.
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Color Coded (Table of Contents: 35)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina magically materializes a fur coat from a store window just to try it on, then gets arrested for shoplifting.
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The Umpire Strikes Back (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie 1 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie 1; Reggie 1; Jughead 1; Veronica 1; Betty 1; Moose 1
Synopsis
Space aliens visit the cave teens.
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Scare Flair (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Gladys Jones; Forsythe P. Jones II
Synopsis
Jughead's dad knows how to motivate him.
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Bump Thump (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has built his own snowmobile.
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Keywords
snowmobile

File Style (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee has a file cabinet on Archie.
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Advice Sacrifice (Table of Contents: 40)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead gives Archie advice on asking for a raise of his allowance.
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Worry Bird (Table of Contents: 41)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Dilton to tell Reggie the meaning of fastidiousness.

Absurd Bird (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie's mom wants him to run an errand in a snowstorm.

Team Theme (Table of Contents: 43)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
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Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Gladys Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's mom won't let him go play basketball.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint appearance.

Brood Mood (Table of Contents: 44)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead knows there's only one thing that will get rid of his Monday morning blues.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint appearance.

Weather or Not (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The weather is wet and messy so Jughead offers to have a cookout in his garage.
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Hobby Lobby (Table of Contents: 46)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton tries to get Jughead's mind off of food.
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Split Bit (Table of Contents: 47)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead think Betty is inviting them over for banana splits, but instead she wants them to split wood.
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Way to Go! (Table of Contents: 48)

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

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humor; teen
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Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Charley is continually late to school, so the teacher asks Li'l Jinx to get Charley to school on time.
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Charm Chatter (Table of Contents: 49)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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humor; teen
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Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie convinces a skeptical Dilton that a series of fortunate events are due to his lucky rabbit's foot.
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Decoy Ploy (Table of Contents: 50)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ethel offers Jughead multiple hamburgers.
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Jughead Presents Double Takes (Table of Contents: 51)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Three unrelated two-panel gags, involving a pair of stilts, basketball practice, and a scary movie.
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Something in the Air (Table of Contents: 52)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's allergies have him sneezing all the time until Moose finds the cure.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica! I promise I'll only go out with the guys while you're away!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Luck Is Where You Find It
    Archie
  3. 2. Cheer Sphere
    Betty
  4. 3. Biz Tiz
    Betty
  5. 4. Kick Trick
    Jughead
  6. 5. Golf Gaff
    Mr. Weatherbee
  7. 6. Billion Dollar Taste
    Jughead
  8. 7. Feather Tether
    Archie and the Gang
  9. 8. Cool Tool
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Rube Boob
    Moose
  11. 10. Heap Deep
    Archie
  12. 11. Jump Thump
    Reggie
  13. 12. Video Volley
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Racquet Racket
    Archie
  15. 14. Dollar Holler
    Moose
  16. 15. Loon Tune
    Mr. Lodge
  17. 16. Girl Whirl
    Archie
  18. 17. Noise Counterpoise
    Miss Grundy
  19. 18. Bright Sprite
    Jughead
  20. 19. Nifty Lifty
    Jughead
  21. 20. Sleigh Belles
    Josie
  22. 21. Sub Flub
    The Archies
  23. 22. Dig That Snow
    That Wilkin Boy
  24. 23. Teach Me Tonight
    Archie
  25. 24. Board Reward
    Archie's Dad
  26. 25. Money Honey
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Work Quirk
    Betty
  28. 27. You're So Right
    Reggie
  29. 28. Banner Manner
    Archie
  30. 29. Scoop Dupe
    Archie and the Gang
  31. 30. Sub Snub
    Mr. Weatherbee
  32. 31. Pin Up
    Jughead
  33. 32. Donation Hesitation
    Archie
  34. 33. Divine Dine
    Archie
  35. 34. Strategy Strain
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Color Coded
    Sabrina
  37. 36. The Umpire Strikes Back
    Archie 1
  38. 37. Scare Flair
    Jughead
  39. 38. Bump Thump
    Archie
  40. 39. File Style
    Archie
  41. 40. Advice Sacrifice
    Jughead
  42. 41. Worry Bird
    Reggie
  43. 42. Absurd Bird
    Archie
  44. 43. Team Theme
    Jughead
  45. 44. Brood Mood
    Jughead
  46. 45. Weather or Not
    Archie and the Gang
  47. 46. Hobby Lobby
    Jughead
  48. 47. Split Bit
    Betty
  49. 48. Way to Go!
    Charley and Li'l Jinx
  50. 49. Charm Chatter
    Dilton
  51. 50. Decoy Ploy
    Big Ethel
  52. 51. Jughead Presents Double Takes
    Jughead
  53. 52. Something in the Air
    Archie
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