Jughead's Double Digest #44 [Direct Edition]
(June 1997)

Archie, 1989 Series
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Price
2.75 USD; 2.95 CAD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
7 times a year in Jan., Feb., April, June, Aug., Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816469524 04411
Editing
Nanci Dakesian (editor); Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard U.S. Digest size
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Espo!!] (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Three wishes?!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Keywords
genie; magic lamp; tag sale; yard sale

The Big Show (Table of Contents: 1)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead hosts a movie night for Archie and Betty to have a cheap date.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The World of Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Here's your pay for loafing seven hours!
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teen
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The Record Setter (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie throws the javelin.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #32.

Aim Game (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Mr. Weatherbee plays baseball.
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The Bouncer (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Synopsis
Veronica doesn't invite Jughead to her party but hires him as her bouncer.
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Bug Off (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie uses plastic bugs to scare and annoy the girls until Moose finds out about it.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from GCD index of original issue.

Can Can (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Running Dear (Table of Contents: 8)

Chuck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Fever in the Air (Table of Contents: 9)

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Stone Groan (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Win Din (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Head Sweep (Table of Contents: 12)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Heels Together (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to find Reggie's "Achilles' Heel" so he can get revenge on him. Jughead suggests that Reggie's weakness is his inability to resist an opportunity for a prank.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Cruise Crisis (Table of Contents: 14)

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Bronco Busted (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 2.8 pages (report information)

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Live Wire (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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Time to Retire (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Ronnie, you should get a pill to get rid of that headache!
Genre
teen
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Grin and Bear It (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie decides to smile all the time, no matter what, infuriating everyone who thinks he's smiling at the bad news they tell him.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Advice to the Lovelorn (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Oh, Juggie, whisper those three little words!
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teen
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Feast or Famine (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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A Hard Luck Story (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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Heaven Can Wait (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
After saying "Alas, poor Jughead, I knew him well," Archie demonstrates to Betty that he does, indeed, know Jughead better than anybody.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Pic Shtick (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Sign by Design (Table of Contents: 26)

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Doorway to Danger (Table of Contents: 27)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen; superhero

Indexer Notes

Divided into 4 parts.

My Favorite Season... Spring! (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie decides that spring is his favorite season of the year because girls finally take off their heavy coats, but unfortunately it's also allergy season for him.
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Keywords
allergies; hay fever; seasons; spring

Hint Stint (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead helps Moose answer a question so Moose can play football.
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Globes of Grief (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
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Archie and Jughead ask Mr. Lodge to teach them how to play marbles.

Racket Ruckus (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Keywords
tennis

Tomato Surprise (Table of Contents: 32)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Synopsis
Reggie tries to hit Jughead with a tomato.
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Rash Rush (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead race to the burger joint before the price goes up.
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Cuddle Muddle (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
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Jughead is scripting love letters for Moose to give to Midge.
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Indexer Notes

Last tier of final page is a short Archie strip.

The Gap Flap (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Archie teaches Dilton how to pick up girls.
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Smell the Flowers (Table of Contents: 36)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Cold Comfort (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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Baton Banter (Table of Contents: 38)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hound Bound (Table of Contents: 39)

Hot Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hot Dog hears Jughead in the fridge.

The Brave Bull (Table of Contents: 40)

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Prom Aplomb (Table of Contents: 41)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Jughead and Ethel go to prom so Jughead can eat cake.
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Dire Ire (Table of Contents: 42)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Reggie ruins Jughead's burger.

The Juggler Vein (Table of Contents: 43)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Three wishes?!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. The Big Show
    Jughead
  3. 2. ["Here's your pay for loafing seven hours!"]
    The World of Jughead
  4. 3. The Record Setter
    Jughead
  5. 4. Aim Game
    Mr. Weatherbee
  6. 5. The Bouncer
    Jughead
  7. 6. Bug Off
    Reggie
  8. 7. Can Can
    Jughead
  9. 8. Running Dear
    Chuck
  10. 9. Fever in the Air
    Jughead
  11. 10. Stone Groan
    Big Moose
  12. 11. Win Din
    Reggie
  13. 12. Head Sweep
    Reggie
  14. 13. Heels Together
    Archie
  15. 14. Cruise Crisis
    Archie
  16. 15. Bronco Busted
    Jughead
  17. 16. Live Wire
    Reggie
  18. 17. Time to Retire
    Jughead
  19. 18. ["Ronnie, you should get a pill to get rid of that headache!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Grin and Bear It
    Archie
  21. 20. Advice to the Lovelorn
    Jughead
  22. 21. ["Oh, Juggie, whisper those three little words!"]
    Ethel Pin Up
  23. 22. Feast or Famine
    Jughead
  24. 23. A Hard Luck Story
    Archie and the Gang
  25. 24. Heaven Can Wait
    Jughead
  26. 25. Pic Shtick
    Jughead
  27. 26. Sign by Design
    Jughead
  28. 27. Doorway to Danger
    Pureheart the Powerful
  29. 28. My Favorite Season... Spring!
    Archie
  30. 29. Hint Stint
    Jughead
  31. 30. Globes of Grief
    Jughead
  32. 31. Racket Ruckus
    Archie
  33. 32. Tomato Surprise
    Jughead
  34. 33. Rash Rush
    Archie
  35. 34. Cuddle Muddle
    Jughead
  36. 35. The Gap Flap
    Archie
  37. 36. Smell the Flowers
    Jughead
  38. 37. Cold Comfort
    Mr. Weatherbee
  39. 38. Baton Banter
    Coach Kleats
  40. 39. Hound Bound
    Hot Dog
  41. 40. The Brave Bull
    Archie
  42. 41. Prom Aplomb
    Jughead
  43. 42. Dire Ire
    Jughead
  44. 43. The Juggler Vein
    Jughead
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