(September 1977)

Archie, 1974 Series
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0.60 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
Published bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Barcode
0271000699709
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)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! Reggie got the apple!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #96

Curses (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jealous that Archie is taking Betty out for her birthday, Veronica gives Betty a cursed Egyptian ruby ring. But all the bad luck seems to be happening to Veronica.
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The Unwanted (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie complains that nobody notices him.
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Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty is looking for a new hair stylist.

The Thinking Man (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
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Samm Schwartz
Inks
Martin Epp ?
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Letters
Martin Epp ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
One by one the gang inquire about what Jughead is thinking about, and each time wish they hadn't asked.
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Orders Are Orders (Table of Contents: 5)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Joe Harold
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Joe Harold
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Something wrong, Brando?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Shrimpy; Brando
Synopsis
Peggy called Brando a mad artist.
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Swing Shift (Table of Contents: 6)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Joe Harold
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Joe Harold
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Higher!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Shrimpy
Synopsis
Shrimpy pushes a girl on a swing higher and higher.
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Sympathy Pains (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie's efforts to constantly show Archie up only nets scorn for him from a group of girls.
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Reggie's Word Puzzle (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
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Indexer Notes

Word search puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Dad, Jughead and I are going fishing in the morning!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie mows the lawn in the middle of the night.

The Hostess with the Mostess (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alexandra is upset that the Pussycats are going to play at a clambake on a public beach instead of accepting her offer to play at her own beach. When the clambake is rained out, she tries to get revenge by inviting everyone over to the Cabots' private island and leaving them stranded there.
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Indexer Notes

This story tries out bikini-style costumes for the Pussycats, with the same pattern as usual but even less material.

A Rosy Outlook! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
A surprise for me, Supe?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Super Duck; Uwanna

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead is showing us how to live off the land!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Stars in Her Eyes (Table of Contents: 13)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 3.66 pages (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Miss Grundy's excited that the vaudeville team Phil and Bill will be performing at school, for her horoscope says she'll meet a dark handsome stranger whose name begins with B. Bill turns out to be a chimp.
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Keywords
chimpanzee; high school; horoscope; vaudeville

Use Your Head (Table of Contents: 14)

Moose / comic story / 0.34 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo ?
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Dan DeCarlo ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Moose took a baseball hit to the head, but an x-ray shows that there's nothing inside.
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Keywords
baseball

A Good Feeling (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
When Li'l Jinx finds a lost wallet, Daddy makes her return it to its owner.
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Keywords
reward; soda; wallet

Puzzle Page for Parties (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Party games and tricks you can play.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I keep telling Miss Beazly,
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Beazly serves Mr. Weatherbee fried rice with chop sticks.

Indexer Notes

Although Archie is credited as the feature character, he does not appear in the story.

Revenge (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Accidents are happening to Archie and Betty, and they both think Veronica arranged them out of spite.
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Canine Cupid (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Samson Smythe; Mrs. Smythe [Shiela]; Willie Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin [Wilma]; Rebel
Synopsis
When the feud between their fathers prevents Bingo and Samantha from seeing each other, Rebel comes up with a way to bring them back together.
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Treasure of the Deep (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor
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Dexter Taylor

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Chick Cooper; Susan Johnson
Synopsis
In 1861, the ship "Atlanta" sank to the bottom of the ocean, carrying with it a fortune in coins. In 1964, Little Archie, his babysitter Susan, and Betty's brother Chick discover the lost ship and its treasure while diving, but they also discover that they are threatened by sharks.
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Bottoms Up! (Table of Contents: 21)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
She's a sweet heart, isn't she?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

An illustrated text story.

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

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Did that big bully throw sand in your face, Arch?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has issues with a bully on the beach.

Pleasant Screams (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead dreams he's in a land full of living hamburgers and that he's on trial for all of his crimes against hamburgers.
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Jack of All Trades (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Two men hijack Archie's car and demand to be driven to Central City.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Arch, how would you like a "pen-pal"?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead offers Archie his own pen-pal, but not what Archie had in mind.

The Tooth Fairy (Table of Contents: 26)

Sabrina with the Archies / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina, Archie and Jughead catch a poor boy stealing hubcaps to help support his family. Sabrina helps out by conjuring up a shoe shine box so the kid can work to bring home some money instead of stealing.
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Indexer Notes

Inker credit from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #236.

In the Middle Puzzle (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Can you match the former presidents with their middle names?

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

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Jughead, don't go into the water after a meal!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Betty sunbathe, but Jughead wants to swim.

Don't Go To Strangers (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Al Hartley
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you like most about Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie makes fun of Archie, then saves him from a bunch of hooligans.
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Pajama Game (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx goes to an all-day slumber party.
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Great News (Table of Contents: 31)

Moose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Moose receives some exhilarating news and can't wait to share his glad tidings with others.
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Indexer Notes

This story is told entirely in mime, with no dialogue or captions.

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

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Is your Uncle Jack Cookstove still a deep-sea diver?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead discuss deep-sea diving.

The Last "Daze" of School! (Table of Contents: 33)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My! My! Did you ever see such enthusiasm, Mr. Weatherbee?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
When a note from Veronica is put in Archie's collected textbook, he goes to the book closet to find it and gets locked in.
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Jughead Puzzle (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Help Jughead find the right path through his favorite snacks!
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A maze puzzle in the shape of food.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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Arch?...Tell the forester I'm not going to work cutting brush today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wears Jughead's shirt that he left in the woods.

Hypno-Wise! (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Dapper Duck; Fauntleroy; Dr. Hypno; Uwanna
Synopsis
Super Duck goes to a hypnotist to become strong enough to fight Dapper Duck.
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Keywords
hypnotism; hypnotist

A Picnicking We'll Go (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Members of the United Girls Against Jughead (U.G.A.J.) decide to take Jughead on a picnic to get him interested in girls.

Call Me Irresistible.. (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Tough Teddy
Synopsis
Teddy attempts to break up Bingo and Samantha by getting several gorgeous girls to claim they've been seeing Bingo.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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It's called "community punch!"
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The gang make a special punch at a party.

Swing Shift (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
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Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
After Reggie humiliates him on a playground, Archie tries to get even by stealing a date away from Reggie.
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Mortar Madness (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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Frank Doyle ?
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Dan DeCarlo
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andews; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The top edges of the Lodge swimming pool have been freshly cemented. The gang can get into the pool via the diving board, but have to come up with a cooperative plan in order to get out.
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Keywords
cement; diving board; swimming pool

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

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What's going on in the cellar?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie works out with his father.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Look! Reggie got the apple!"]
  2. 1. Curses
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. The Unwanted
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  5. 4. The Thinking Man
    Jughead
  6. 5. Orders Are Orders
    Shrimpy
  7. 6. Swing Shift
    Shrimpy
  8. 7. Sympathy Pains
    Reggie
  9. 8. Reggie's Word Puzzle
    Reggie
  10. 9. ["But, Dad, Jughead and I are going fishing in the morning!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  11. 10. The Hostess with the Mostess
    Josie
  12. 11. A Rosy Outlook!
    Super Duck
  13. 12. ["Jughead is showing us how to live off the land!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  14. 13. Stars in Her Eyes
    Miss Grundy
  15. 14. Use Your Head
    Moose
  16. 15. A Good Feeling
    Li'l Jinx
  17. 16. Puzzle Page for Parties
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. ["I keep telling Miss Beazly,"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  19. 18. Revenge
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Canine Cupid
    That Wilkin Boy
  21. 20. Treasure of the Deep
    Little Archie
  22. 21. Bottoms Up!
  23. 22. ["Did that big bully throw sand in your face, Arch?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  24. 23. Pleasant Screams
    Jughead
  25. 24. Jack of All Trades
    Archie
  26. 25. ["Arch, how would you like a "pen-pal"?"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  27. 26. The Tooth Fairy
    Sabrina with the Archies
  28. 27. In the Middle Puzzle
    Veronica
  29. 28. ["Jughead, don't go into the water after a meal!"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  30. 29. Don't Go To Strangers
    Reggie
  31. 30. Pajama Game
    Li'l Jinx
  32. 31. Great News
    Moose
  33. 32. ["Is your Uncle Jack Cookstove still a deep-sea diver?"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  34. 33. The Last "Daze" of School!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  35. 34. Jughead Puzzle
    Jughead
  36. 35. ["Arch?...Tell the forester I'm not going to work cutting brush today!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  37. 36. Hypno-Wise!
    Super Duck
  38. 37. A Picnicking We'll Go
    Jughead
  39. 38. Call Me Irresistible..
    That Wilkin Boy
  40. 39. ["It's called "community punch!""]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  41. 40. Swing Shift
    Archie
  42. 41. Mortar Madness
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. ["What's going on in the cellar?"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
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