(March 1992)

Archie, 1973 Series
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Pages
132
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
071896468502 13
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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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait'll Mr. Weatherbee sees what a nice job I'm doing with my snowblower!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

I'll Be Seeing You (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited); Nanci Dakesian (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Carla Foxworth
Synopsis
Archie finally gets a date with Carla Foxworth only to remember that he already had a date with Betty the same evening.
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The Nose Knows (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's mom knows how to get him out of bed.
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[Who's the Real Cap'n?] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Captain Crunch; Quaker Oats / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You Know It's Your Lucky Day When... (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Six two-panel examples of Archie's good luck.

First gag he wins $500 on a radio contest.

[Archie Adventure Series is proud to present:] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Switch-A-Roo (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Big Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie hatches yet another plan to steal Veronica from Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Pop Tate's Menu of Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Lifestyles of the Famously Rich (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopolous
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Robin Lurch
Synopsis
Robin Lurch of the TV show "Lifestyles of the Famously Rich" will be filming at the Lodge mansion and Veronica doesn't have a thing to wear.
Reprints
Keywords
Big Ben; Eiffel Tower; Fifth Avenue; London; New York City; Paris

Indexer Notes

Parody of Robin Leach and his show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous".

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #261, no credits listed in this digest.

[Players Choice] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Super Nintendo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Change of Heart (Table of Contents: 11)

Pipsqueak / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Pipsqueak
Synopsis
Pipsqueak tries pole vaulting.
Reprints
Keywords
pole vault

Drugs Are Uncool! (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Anti-drug PSA

My Favorite Season... Winter! (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Winter is Archie's favorite season, until he has to shovel snow.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating; ski lift; skiing

[Over $8000 In Prizes] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Art Instruction Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Slippers (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty buys some new shoes that are so slippery that she winds up ripping everyone's clothes by grabbing onto them for support.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

The Monster That Ate Riverdale! (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Steven Spillberg; Mr. Grimley; Mr. Howitzer; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie accidentally starts a giant robot dinosaur on a rampage of Riverdale.
Reprints

Weighty Matter (Table of Contents: 17)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Beazly tries to help The Bee lose weight by having his lunch delivered to his office.
Reprints
Keywords
diet; weight loss

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #29, no credits listed in this digest.

A Coal Goal (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
While building a snow man, Hap discovers that Jinx has never seen coal before.
Reprints

Culture Clash (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Sundance; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge; Moondance
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie are worried that Betty and Veronica are falling for the California exchange student, Sundance.
Reprints
Keywords
sushi

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #259, no credits in this digest.

Skeet And Simple (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge makes the mistake of inviting Jughead along to shoot skeet.
Reprints
Keywords
skeet shooting

Broom Zoom (Table of Contents: 21)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Hilda Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina ties brooms to Hilda's broken snowmobile to make it work.
Reprints
Keywords
snowmobile

Happy Chappy (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is happy when skiing is closed because of a blizzard.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

I Want to Be Alone (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Her mom chases Betty out of her room to be with her friends.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

The Sum of the Square (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge;
Synopsis
Reggie has a scheme to avoid flunking math class.
Reprints

Vacation Adulation (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries to spend his mid-semester vacation at home to avoid Archie, but soon goes crazy with boredom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #26, no credits listed in this digest.

Take Your Pick (Table of Contents: 26)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Clark Burg; Miss Grundy; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton becomes a ventriloquist.
Reprints
Keywords
ventriloquism; ventriloquist

Signing Off! (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
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Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
While Moose was away the boys had been dating Midge, and now they're worried how he will react.
Reprints

Tanks a Lot (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Howitzer; Mr. Grimely; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Mr. Howitzer brings his tank to school and Mr. Grimely accidentally uses it for Drivers Education class.
Reprints
Keywords
Driver's Education; tank

[Archie Collectibles] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Bop City Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tough Enough (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Jones; Grandpa Jones
Synopsis
Jughead asks his dad for help with a tough problem.
Reprints

The Helping Hand Part I (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Neil; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Because Neil is always trying to please people, Archie believes he stole a hundred dollars to help out the school paper.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Little Archie Digest Magazine #5] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

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

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Helping Hand Part II (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Neil; Coach Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Coach Clayton believes Archie stole a hundred bucks from the school's trophy money.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Archie Presents Previews! (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

Fruit Salad (Table of Contents: 36)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski ?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is trying to haul a bushel of oranges through deep snow and Reggie volunteers to "help" him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest #109 credits Mike Pellowski with the script.

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[96 Page Mutanimals Comic Book Offer] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

A Word to the Wise (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie considers Jughead to be over-protective.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

10 Tips for a Better World (Table of Contents: 39)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Environmental PSA.

Foreign Affairs (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie uses a fake accent to try to get girls on the ski slopes.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Heat Beat (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tells Jughead that the trick to staying warm in the winter is to wear many layers.
Reprints

[Archie's Grab Bag] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[An Adventure with Ariel Is In Your Hands] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

Tiger Electronics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wait'll Mr. Weatherbee sees what a nice job I'm doing with my snowblower!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. I'll Be Seeing You
    Archie
  4. 3. The Nose Knows
    Archie
  5. 4. [Who's the Real Cap'n?]
    Captain Crunch; Quaker Oats
  6. 5. You Know It's Your Lucky Day When...
    Archie
  7. 6. [Archie Adventure Series is proud to present:]
  8. 7. Switch-A-Roo
    Reggie
  9. 8. [Pop Tate's Menu of Subscriptions]
  10. 9. Lifestyles of the Famously Rich
    Veronica
  11. 10. [Players Choice]
    Super Nintendo
  12. 11. A Change of Heart
    Pipsqueak
  13. 12. Drugs Are Uncool!
    Archie
  14. 13. My Favorite Season... Winter!
    Archie
  15. 14. [Over $8000 In Prizes]
    Art Instruction Schools
  16. 15. The Slippers
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. The Monster That Ate Riverdale!
    Archie
  18. 17. Weighty Matter
    Miss Beazly
  19. 18. A Coal Goal
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. Culture Clash
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Skeet And Simple
    Jughead
  22. 21. Broom Zoom
    Sabrina
  23. 22. Happy Chappy
    Archie
  24. 23. I Want to Be Alone
    Betty's Diary
  25. 24. The Sum of the Square
    Reggie
  26. 25. Vacation Adulation
    Archie
  27. 26. Take Your Pick
    Dilton
  28. 27. Signing Off!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  29. 28. Tanks a Lot
    Archie
  30. 29. [Archie Collectibles]
    Bop City Comics
  31. 30. Tough Enough
    Jughead
  32. 31. The Helping Hand Part I
    Archie
  33. 32. [Little Archie Digest Magazine #5]
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  35. 34. The Helping Hand Part II
    Archie
  36. 35. Archie Presents Previews!
  37. 36. Fruit Salad
    Reggie
  38. 37. [96 Page Mutanimals Comic Book Offer]
  39. 38. A Word to the Wise
    Archie
  40. 39. 10 Tips for a Better World
  41. 40. Foreign Affairs
    Archie
  42. 41. Heat Beat
    Archie
  43. 42. [Archie's Grab Bag]
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
  45. 44. [An Adventure with Ariel Is In Your Hands]
    Tiger Electronics
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Merlin Haas
  • Katy Hayhurst
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