(June 1988)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Price
1.35 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
Published 6 times a year in Feb, Apr, Jun, 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 90
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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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why does your dad keep calling you "Cinderella"?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Everything's Archie #45

Field Day (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Ruth
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian; Ginny Sykora
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica convince their dads to participate in the annual Field Day event, and they get very competitive in the kicking contest.

Error (Table of Contents: 2)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Moose delivers Miss Grundy's note to the wrong teacher.
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Toy Decoy (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica see Archie carrying a stuffed bear.
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Charlie My Boy (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie learns that Betty can't say no to door-to-door salesmen.
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Tongue Twist (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie tricks Archie into insulting Moose over the school's public address system.
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Female Travail (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie thinks he can win the school election if he can get the female vote.
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Cash Bash (Table of Contents: 7)

Leroy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Leroy (Veronica's cousin)
Synopsis
Leroy has a skateboard rental business.
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Blow the Man Down (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Gaston the chef; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie saves Gaston's dinner by defrosting the duck with Veronica's hair dryer, but accidentally melts the ice sculpture center piece.
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The Latest Thing (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica starts a local fashion trend by wearing her father's paint-splattered coveralls.
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Smear Tactics (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
As a surprise for Miss Grundy, Archie and Jughead sneak in and paint her apartment.
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Trust Bust (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty offers to help a friend pick out some new shoes.
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Quiz Fizz (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Moose to spell Washington.
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Praise Daze (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
Archie thinks Mr. Weatherbee is ill when he calls Archie into his office just to compliment him.
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Displeasin' Season (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty dreads the time of the year where baseball runs into football season.
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Towel Howl (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Professor Flutesnoot to serve as principal while he's away.
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Washed Up (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
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Dick Malmgren
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Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica sends Archie to the laundromat with her clothes because it wouldn't be proper for a Lodge to be seen in such a place.
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Informal Formal (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Overhearing Veronica say she'll ask Reggie to accompany her because Archie isn't elegant enough, Archie runs right out and blows all of his money on a new tuxedo.
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Booming Business (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie makes a food delivery to the local zoo and a smart orangutan ends up stowing away in the delivery van.
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Name That Tune (Table of Contents: 19)

The Archies / 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
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews tries to drown out the Archies' rehearsal.
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Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed against the credits printed in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #238.

Be a Sport (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
To get Veronica off of his back, Archie throws his last dime into a fountain.
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Reflex Action (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 4 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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The girls are taking a self-defense course, which makes them dangerous to approach. Especially for Archie.
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Keywords
self defense class

Not So Tame Game (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie's Mom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Betty go mini-golfing.
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Plane Terrain (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee sends Archie to detention for flying paper airplanes in school.
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Dark Lark (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie climb to the top of a mountain and go into a cave to get out of the wind.
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Kitchen Capers (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Miss Grundy thinks Veronica's soup needs one more thing if she plans on serving it to anyone.
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Slip Trip (Table of Contents: 26)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tells Moose that the wheels on his skateboard have traction to prevent slipping.
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Tops 'n' Flops (Table of Contents: 27)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Moose why he thinks he's number one in failing grades.
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Unwelcome Wagon (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
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Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie goes to visit Mr. Lodge in the hospital and makes a mess of things.
Reprints
Keywords
gout

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #292, no credits listed in this digest.

Inflation Vexation (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Prices are going up, but at least one thing isn't.
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Hang Tight (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie's Mom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie invites Veronica over to his home to watch television. Meanwhile his Mom has asked Betty over to help her wallpaper his room. Veronica objects to Betty's presence.
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Munch Hunch (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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humor; teen
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Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Beazly tries to help Mr. Weatherbee with his diet by giving him a smaller plate.
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Prime Time (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
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Miss Beazly; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The cafeteria clock has stopped.
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The Wrong Mailing List? (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Various people get advertisements that don't apply to them.
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Scheme Scream (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
To get her away from Archie, Veronica gets Betty hired as the first female disc jockey at Mr. Lodge's radio station.
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Don't Take It Too Hard (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Because Archie fails a test, he is off the baseball team until he takes his make-up exam.
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Castle Hassle (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge laments not having a drawbridge.
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Hearty Party (Table of Contents: 37)

Veronica's Parents / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wonders if Veronica has thrown her party yet.
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Attraction Action (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is surprised to see Archie outside her window.
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Heart Art (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Nancy thinks Betty has Archie on her mind too much.
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The Allergy (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee develops an allergy to Archie.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Why does your dad keep calling you "Cinderella"?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Field Day
    Archie
  3. 2. Error
    Moose
  4. 3. Toy Decoy
    Archie
  5. 4. Charlie My Boy
    Betty
  6. 5. Tongue Twist
    Reggie
  7. 6. Female Travail
    Archie
  8. 7. Cash Bash
    Leroy
  9. 8. Blow the Man Down
    Archie
  10. 9. The Latest Thing
    Archie
  11. 10. Smear Tactics
    Archie
  12. 11. Trust Bust
    Betty
  13. 12. Quiz Fizz
    Big Moose
  14. 13. Praise Daze
    Archie
  15. 14. Displeasin' Season
    Betty
  16. 15. Towel Howl
    Mr. Weatherbee
  17. 16. Washed Up
    Archie
  18. 17. Informal Formal
    Archie
  19. 18. Booming Business
    Archie
  20. 19. Name That Tune
    The Archies
  21. 20. Be a Sport
    Veronica
  22. 21. Reflex Action
    Archie
  23. 22. Not So Tame Game
    Archie's Mom
  24. 23. Plane Terrain
    Mr. Weatherbee
  25. 24. Dark Lark
    Reggie
  26. 25. Kitchen Capers
    Veronica
  27. 26. Slip Trip
    Moose
  28. 27. Tops 'n' Flops
    Moose
  29. 28. Unwelcome Wagon
    Mr. Lodge
  30. 29. Inflation Vexation
    Betty
  31. 30. Hang Tight
    Archie's Mom
  32. 31. Munch Hunch
    Miss Beazly
  33. 32. Prime Time
    Miss Beazly
  34. 33. The Wrong Mailing List?
  35. 34. Scheme Scream
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Don't Take It Too Hard
    Archie
  37. 36. Castle Hassle
    Mr. Lodge
  38. 37. Hearty Party
    Veronica's Parents
  39. 38. Attraction Action
    Betty
  40. 39. Heart Art
    Betty
  41. 40. The Allergy
    Archie
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