(March 1978)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Barcode
0271000699703
Editing
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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
Man! I could use some bread!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #182.

The Discard.. (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, as my oldest and dearest friend, you've got to do me a great, great favor!
Genre
humor; teen
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Miss Grundy Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I always air out my room at recess!
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humor

The Project (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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C'mon, Arch! It's gonna be a rough haul to school today!
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humor
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Silence Is Golden (Table of Contents: 4)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Sh-h-
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humor
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Big Favor (Table of Contents: 5)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Pop!
Genre
humor
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Sleepy Time Pal (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

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Say! Did you catch that hypnotist on TV last night?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie watches a hypnotist on TV, and much to Archie's surprise, is able to really hypnotize Jughead and makes him his slave.
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Keywords
hypnotism; slave

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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We got stuck on these skis!
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humor

The Hooded Howler of Haunted Hill (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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Howls of anguish 'neath a winder's moon.
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humor
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Fifty-Fifty (Table of Contents: 9)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (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

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It didn't take us long to finsih building this snow man!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
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Betty and Veronica Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I got Pipsy a job with Daddy after school!
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humor

Something Fishy (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Where are you going in such a hurry, Betty?
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humor
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Cubby the Bear / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Red Holmdale
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Red Holmdale
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There's a present that'd really make Petunia's eyes pop!
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humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
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Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Miss Beazly, I'm tired of seeing the same old thing in the cafeteria!
Genre
romance

Matchmaker (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Pssst! Archie! ... Could I see you for a moment?
Genre
humor
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Spook Out (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Al Hartley
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Al Hartley
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Joe Sinnott
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Bill Yoshida

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Oh, drat! I'm out of bat wings!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Sabrina has to get bats wings from a haunted house for Aunt Hilda's brew. Archie and Jughead offer her a ride, and the three explore the house and all of its creepiness.
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Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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A citizen can't leave his car without having these advertisements put under the windshield wiper or crammed through the windows.
Genre
humor

Camera Sly (Table of Contents: 17)

Little Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Bob Bolling (signed)
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Bob Bolling (signed)
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Bob Bolling (signed)
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Bob Bolling

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Daddy! Daddy! Did you get it for me??
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Moose Mason; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Caramel; Evelyn Evernever
Synopsis
Little Archie tries to be a big-shot movie director with Ronnie's new movie camera. After suffering accidents trying to capture exciting action on film, he switches to the hidden-camera trick, taking embarrassing films of his father when he's not looking.
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Jughead's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'll take this free folder on antiques to Daddy!
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humor

Merchant Princes (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Jug! Jug! Speak to me!
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humor
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Faunt Forgot to Remember (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Al Fagaly
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Al Fagaly
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Al Fagaly
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Hi, Supe, I just saw your girl friend!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
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Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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It's about time someone took Flutesnoot down a peg!
Genre
humor

Dinner for One (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Barry Grossman
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Vince DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The consumer, that evil demon from the planet Dispersia, whose molecular structure enabled him to devour at will whatever stands in his way, pays a visit to Riverdale High...
Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Superteen [Betty Cooper]; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Principal Waldo Weatherbee; The Consumer (villain)
Synopsis
Superteen battles the Consumer, an alien monster who can eat anything and anyone. She has to back down when the Consumer threatens to devour Archie, but luckily Jughead's eating power is greater than any alien's.
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The News Girl (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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Joe Edwards (signed)
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Joe Edwards (signed)
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Daddy!! Can you read me the newspaper funnies?
Genre
humor
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A Wild Stretch! (Table of Contents: 24)

Teach-In / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Bob White
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Bill Yoshida

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Rubber holds air, keeps out moisture and does not conduct electricity!
Genre
humor; teen
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Miss Grundy Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What's the letter "D", Mr. Svensen?
Genre
humor

Separate Lives (Table of Contents: 26)

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Young love is filled with gnawing doubts, but none so strong or sharp of tooth as the one which hints of lost opportunities and what might have been!
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humor
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Betty's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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That was a nice dinner, Mrs. Andrews!
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humor

The Bargain (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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That's what Archie said, Daddy!
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humor
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Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What's this about you leaving us?
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humor

That Cute Little Witch (Table of Contents: 30)

Little Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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I'm going to be late for school! Can't you make this broom go faster, Aunt Zelda?
Genre
humor
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The Magnetic Poisonality (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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Al Fagaly
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Al Fagaly
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Al Fagaly
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Hello Uwana? Everything ready for the lawn party?
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humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
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Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Cough! Cough! Cough! Jughead!
Genre
humor

Draggin' Lady (Table of Contents: 33)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Bill Vigoda
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Mario Acquaviva
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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Hey, clown! I think you got a couple of soup cans caught in that garbage disposal!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Charlie; Simp; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While testing a new engine for his boss at the garage, Archie puts it in his jalopy temporarily and then races Reggie.
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Soft Cell (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

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Jughead Jones, do you mean to tell me you didn't do any homework over the weekend?
Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy discover that Jughead is deliberately getting himself sent to detention every day because he considers the detention room his own private study.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #86, no credits listed in this digest.

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

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The school board can't agree on the addition, and overcrowded classrooms are threatening our whole system!
Genre
humor

The Final Inning (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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Frank Doyle
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Barry Grossman
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Samm Schwartz

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Bingo! Quick! It's you Uncle Herman! He just took a terrible fall of a ladder!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Uncle Herman; Rebel; Tough Teddy; Buddy Drumhead
Synopsis
Uncle Herman falls off a ladder and goes into a coma. Bingo and his friends play music under his hospital window to try and revive him.
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Keywords
soap opera

Uneasy Rider (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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Harry Lucey
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Marty Epp
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Hey! An ATV! Wild!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is considering manufacturing ATVs, and wants to get an idea of how the ride is from a passenger's point of view, so he asks Archie to drive.
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Keywords
all terrain vehicles; ATVs; quicksand

Going in Circles (Table of Contents: 38)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wow! That's some lump you got on your head!
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humor
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Surprise Ending (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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Ronnie! Ronnie, angel, lover doll, lambchop! You've got to grant me a date!
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humor
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Betty and Veronica Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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It's easy to see whom Archie likes best!
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Man! I could use some bread!"]
  2. 1. The Discard..
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["I always air out my room at recess!"]
    Miss Grundy Gag Bag
  4. 3. The Project
    Archie
  5. 4. Silence Is Golden
    Pat the Brat
  6. 5. Big Favor
    Pat the Brat
  7. 6. Sleepy Time Pal
    Jughead
  8. 7. ["We got stuck on these skis!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  9. 8. The Hooded Howler of Haunted Hill
    Josie
  10. 9. Fifty-Fifty
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. ["I got Pipsy a job with Daddy after school!"]
    Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
  12. 11. Something Fishy
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. ["There's a present that'd really make Petunia's eyes pop!"]
    Cubby the Bear
  14. 13. ["Miss Beazly, I'm tired of seeing the same old thing in the cafeteria!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  15. 14. Matchmaker
    Mr. Weatherbee
  16. 15. Spook Out
    Sabrina
  17. 16. ["A citizen can't leave his car without having these advertisements put under the windshield wiper or crammed through the windows."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  18. 17. Camera Sly
    Little Archie
  19. 18. ["I'll take this free folder on antiques to Daddy!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  20. 19. Merchant Princes
    Jughead
  21. 20. Faunt Forgot to Remember
    Super Duck
  22. 21. ["It's about time someone took Flutesnoot down a peg!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  23. 22. Dinner for One
    Betty
  24. 23. The News Girl
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. A Wild Stretch!
    Teach-In
  26. 25. ["What's the letter "D", Mr. Svensen?"]
    Miss Grundy Gag Bag
  27. 26. Separate Lives
  28. 27. ["That was a nice dinner, Mrs. Andrews!"]
    Betty's Gag Bag
  29. 28. The Bargain
    Archie
  30. 29. ["What's this about you leaving us?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  31. 30. That Cute Little Witch
    Little Sabrina
  32. 31. The Magnetic Poisonality
    Super Duck
  33. 32. ["Cough! Cough! Cough! Jughead!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  34. 33. Draggin' Lady
    Reggie
  35. 34. Soft Cell
    Jughead
  36. 35. ["The school board can't agree on the addition, and overcrowded classrooms are threatening our whole system!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  37. 36. The Final Inning
    That Wilkin Boy
  38. 37. Uneasy Rider
    Archie
  39. 38. Going in Circles
    Li'l Jinx
  40. 39. Surprise Ending
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. ["It's easy to see whom Archie likes best!"]
    Betty and Veronica Gag Bag
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