(September 1976)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Barcode
0271000699709
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo; Harry Lucey; Joe Edwards
Inks
Rudy Lapick; Marty Epp; Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doesn't the last day of school make you feel sort of sad?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Super Duck; Li'l Jinx; Jughead Jones; Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Rebel; Little Archie Andrews
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Indexer Notes

The Bingo, Samantha & Rebel illustrations are from the "Dunes of Doom" story. The Super Duck illustration is from "The Good Scout" story. The small Jughead & Archie illustration is from the "Dog Daze" story. The small Betty & Veronica illustration is from the "Bully for You" story. Lastly, the "Li'l Jinx" illustration is from "The Grand Sand Play" story.

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #44

Bully for You (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Reggie Mantle; Bertha; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica hires a burly woman to bully all the boys away from Betty and her at the beach so they can ogle a handsome lifeguard.
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Lest You Forget (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Joe
Synopsis
Archie has images of Betty and Veronica on everything, including a reversible picture that allows him to display either one of them depending on who's there. Meanwhile, Betty has pictures of Archie all over the house, including an Archie tie, an Archie coffee cup, and an Archie pin-up calendar.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you like daddy's new custom convertible?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge's new convertible is so big the spare in the trunk is a spare car.
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The Pizza Pusher (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Pop Tate's pizza delivery boys Archie and Jughead keep trying to deliver a pizza to a "Mrs. Webber," but every time they do, Jughead eats the entire pizza and then pays Pop to make another one. Finally Pop reveals to Archie that there is no Mrs. Webber and this is all a plot to get money out of Jughead.
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Palm Trees and Pussycats (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
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?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Alan M.; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III; Festerly; El Bosso
Synopsis
Caught in a tropical storm on a trip to Florida, the Pussycats take shelter in an abandoned beach house, where a spy mistakes them for his contacts and gives them a book containing U.S. military secrets.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Jinx / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Jinx has two favorite fruits! Fill in the even numbers to find out what they are!
Characters
Li'l Jinx
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[“You really love going on these hikes ...huh Pop!?"] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop [Fred Andrews]; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and his father are hiking simply because the mother thinks they should.
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The Amorous Anglers (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Stan; Charlie
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica's sudden interest in fishing just happens to coincide with their learning of Stan, the handsome man who rents the boats at the dock.
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Taken for a Ride! (Table of Contents: 9)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Shrimpy [George Smith]; Pierre; Pony-Tailed Girl
Synopsis
The pony-tailed girl wants a ride in Pierre's boat.
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Fair Warning! (Table of Contents: 10)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pierre; Pony-Tailed Girl
Synopsis
The girl is warned that George Smith is mad at Pierre for taking her on his boat.
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Beauty or the Beast (Table of Contents: 11)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Alec; Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur and Alec plan to knock on Laurie's door in the early morning to see if she's a natural beauty.
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Ice Going (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Bloop; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
The completely broke Jughead gets a job delivering an ice sculpture to Mr. Lodge.
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The Grand Sand Play! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Daddy
Synopsis
Li’l Jinx digs up buried pirate treasure at the beach, then cannot remember where she was digging.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly! A complete set of the great classics!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop [Fred Andrews]
Synopsis
Betty looks at Pop Andrew's bookshelf.
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Troubled Waters (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie launches Mr. Lodge's new boat without tying it to a line beforehand.
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Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica goes on a road trip to “rough it” because she feels confined at home.
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Delightful Sightful (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Lifeguard
Synopsis
Big Ethel flirts with a lifeguard.
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Scrambles (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty and Veronica / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Unscramble the given words to see what the girls bought while shopping.
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Gold (Table of Contents: 19)

Super Duck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Professor; Fauntleroy
Synopsis
Super Duck takes a gold detector to the beach and finds a treasure chest.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead! Can't you keep your darn cat home nights?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop [Fred Andrews]
Synopsis
Archie complains about Jughead's cat making noises outside his window.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (April 7, 1961)

Deserted Village (Table of Contents: 21)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sampson Smythe; Samantha Smythe; Bingo Wilkin; Willie Wilkin; Sheila Wilkin; Teddy Tambourine; Buddy; Rebel
Synopsis
Both families decide to go to the beach thinking they won't see each other for the day.
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Dunes of Doom (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Willie Wilkin; Bingo; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Wilkin; Wilma Smythe; Samantha Smythe; Teddy Tambourine; Buddy; Rebel
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Pyramid Club (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Teddy Tambourine; Buddy; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Rebel
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Sand Bagged (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Willie Wilkin; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Wilkin; Wilma Smythe; Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Rebel
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
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Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the most highly regarded game fishes is the Marlin, classified as “Big Game” to the ardent fisherman.
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Indexer Notes

Brief article on marlins accompanied by a nearly half-page illustration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! I don't mind you totin' em but I do mind you pointing them at people!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge objects to Archie's pointing his toy guns at people.
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Arrivederci Archie (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Pop [Fred Andrews]
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge and Smithers dance for joy when they learn that Archie is moving South, until Archie arrives to say goodbye and demonstrate all the sports he'll be able to play in his new home.
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Guess What I Am (Table of Contents: 28)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Guess what the masquerading characters came as.
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Good Sport! (Table of Contents: 29)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Shrimpy; Bridget
Synopsis
Shrimpy gives up playing a board game with Bridget.
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Past Blast (Table of Contents: 30)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus LeMoine ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Roger
Synopsis
Sabrina inhabits the bodies of various historical figures to get a first hand view of history.
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Interior Design (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty shows Midge her heavily Archie-decorated room and talks about all the plans she has to get his attention.
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Fashion Photo Model (Table of Contents: 32)

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Synopsis
An article about being a fashion model as an occupation. Accompanied by a small illustration.
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Makes the Eel Kneel (Table of Contents: 33)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
Victor Gorelick
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Eel; Fats; Little Moose Mason; Little Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; un-named policemen
Synopsis
A bank robber stashes his loot at the bottom of Carson's Creek. When he comes back to get it, Little Archie, Reggie and Moose are diving there, looking for old bottles.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How does their bond club work?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop [Fred Andrews]; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Pops Andrews wants to join the boy's “bond club.”
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (May 3, 1961)

Ice Cream for You (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; unnamed ice cream representative
Synopsis
An ice cream company representative wants to pay Jughead ten thousand dollars for his “Goo Heaven” ice cream formula.
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Zoo Pooh! (Table of Contents: 36)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Daddy
Synopsis
Li’l Jinx prefers Gregory's zoo to the real one.
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Bully Girl (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Big Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica learns judo and begins trying it out on all of her friends.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why is Archie grumbling “darn moon”?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
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Derby Day (Table of Contents: 39)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Pat the Brat; Susie; Blinky; Half-Pint
Synopsis
Pat bets Suzie fifty jellybeans his soap box car can beat hers.
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The Good Scout (Table of Contents: 40)

Super Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy; Uwanna; Dapper Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck takes the troop camping and encounters Dapper Duck and Uwanna.
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Dog Daze (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie vehemently denies that he lets Veronica treat him "like a pet poodle," but obeys whenever he hears her say "sit."
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you gonna keep that eager beaver??
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead has a pet beaver.
Reprints
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Disguise the Limit (Table of Contents: 43)

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; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica treats Betty to a new full body mud pack, then runs off to pick up her mother at the airport. When Betty tries to remove the pack, she ends up scaring everyone she encounters.
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Veronica's Coloring Page (Table of Contents: 44)

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Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica on a large plastic floating seahorse being towed by a swimming Archie.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Doesn't the last day of school make you feel sort of sad?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Bully for You
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Lest You Forget
    Archie
  4. 3. ["How do you like daddy's new custom convertible?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. The Pizza Pusher
    Jughead
  6. 5. Palm Trees and Pussycats
    Josie
  7. 6. ["Li'l Jinx has two favorite fruits! Fill in the even numbers to find out what they are!"]
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. [“You really love going on these hikes ...huh Pop!?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  9. 8. The Amorous Anglers
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Taken for a Ride!
    Shrimpy
  11. 10. Fair Warning!
    Shrimpy
  12. 11. Beauty or the Beast
    Wilbur
  13. 12. Ice Going
    Jughead
  14. 13. The Grand Sand Play!
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. ["Golly! A complete set of the great classics!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  16. 15. Troubled Waters
    Archie
  17. 16. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
    Veronica
  18. 17. Delightful Sightful
    Big Ethel
  19. 18. Scrambles
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Gold
    Super Duck
  21. 20. ["Jughead! Can't you keep your darn cat home nights?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  22. 21. Deserted Village
    That Wilkin Boy
  23. 22. Dunes of Doom
    That Wilkin Boy
  24. 23. Pyramid Club
    That Wilkin Boy
  25. 24. Sand Bagged
    That Wilkin Boy
  26. 25. ["One of the most highly regarded game fishes is the Marlin, classified as “Big Game” to the ardent fisherman."]
    Nature's Notebook
  27. 26. ["Look! I don't mind you totin' em but I do mind you pointing them at people!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  28. 27. Arrivederci Archie
    Archie
  29. 28. Guess What I Am
  30. 29. Good Sport!
    Shrimpy
  31. 30. Past Blast
    Sabrina
  32. 31. Interior Design
    Betty
  33. 32. Fashion Photo Model
  34. 33. Makes the Eel Kneel
    Little Archie
  35. 34. ["How does their bond club work?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  36. 35. Ice Cream for You
    Jughead
  37. 36. Zoo Pooh!
    Li'l Jinx
  38. 37. Bully Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  39. 38. ["Why is Archie grumbling “darn moon”?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  40. 39. Derby Day
    Pat the Brat
  41. 40. The Good Scout
    Super Duck
  42. 41. Dog Daze
    Archie
  43. 42. ["Are you gonna keep that eager beaver??"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  44. 43. Disguise the Limit
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. Veronica's Coloring Page
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