(March 1979)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Pages
132
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bi-monthly
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you had your first ski lesson, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Pep (Archie, 1960 series) #239.

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

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


Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Snow Fun (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty Cooper, you should be ashamed of yourself!! What a childishly immature thing to do!!
Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Smithers
Synopsis
Everyone seems to be into playing in the snow except Veronica, who sees it all as far too juvenile.
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Indexer Notes

Includes indicia at bottom of first page.

The Acrobat (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Egad!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie joins the tumbling team, and impresses Mr. Lodge and Smithers with his new ability to flip-flop around the house without breaking anything. Unfortunately he's still as clumsy as ever when he's just walking.
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Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Bob Montana
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, how can you nose down our ice sculpture in this freezing temperature?
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie accidentally encases Mr. Weatherbee's car in ice.
Reprints
  • From Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX.

Screen Scene (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (sourced)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (sourced)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (sourced)
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I shall prove to you reporters, that our latest release will be a huge success!
Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Hopkins; Nanette
Synopsis
A Hollywood studio tries to get Jughead's "typical teenager" opinion on its upcoming movie, "Cycle Queen" starring the beautiful Nanette. Of course Jughead cares more about the studio commissary than the movie.
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Snow Job (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Al Hartley

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, this is too much!
Feature Logo
Reggie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty tells Reggie to look inside himself and figure out why he's so mean to Archie.
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Indexer Notes

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

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

Miss Grundy Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Bob Montana
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, what you see is what you get!
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Miss Grundy Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy gives Archie a bad grade.
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Devil Woman (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today Betty will wear her new twelve dollar cashmere to school!
Feature Logo
Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
We're presented with a day in the life of Veronica Lodge, and all the mischief and deviltry she can spread around in eight short hours.
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Indexer Notes

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

Snow Job (Table of Contents: 9)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sigh!... Not a drop of snow this winter! What's wrong, Daddy?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg; Hap Holliday; Li'l Jinx; Jack Frost
Synopsis
Jinx wants snow so she calls a Jack Frost she finds in the phone book.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Super Duck Puzzle Page / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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Al Fagaly ?
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Al Fagaly ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look hard at the above diagram sometimes you will see three cubes and sometimes you will see five.
Characters
Super Duck
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Indexer Notes

Optical illusion and find 15 items starting with B.
Original printing had a page count of 0.75 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Bob Montana
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sir, this is the hottest item I'm selling for the "Ahso Taki Co."!
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to sell Mr. Lodge an item to help conserve energy.
Reprints
  • From Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX.

A Spell of Shovelling (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well this is where I came in! Golly that was a long movie!
Feature Logo
Sabrina
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Hilda Spellman; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
A man sees Sabrina magically making snow disappear, and wants to get her into show business. Aunt Hilda tries to shut him up by turning him into a snowman.
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Indexer Notes

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

Bully For You (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (sourced)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (sourced)
Inks
Bob Bolling (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh oh! Here comes that big bully, Fangs Fogarty!
Feature Logo
Little Archie
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Fangs Fogarty; Little Archie; Little Betty; Little Jughead; Little Reggie; Penny Peabody; Miss Plumm
Synopsis
Fangs Fogarty is always bullying Little Archie, hitting him with snowballs and stealing his lunch, but when Little Archie retaliates, Fangs complains to the teacher. Little Archie realizes that Fangs is really a coward at heart, and comes up with a way to prove that when they have to fight fair, bullies always get "cold feet."
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Keywords
bully

Indexer Notes

Original printing included Bob Bolling's signature; removed in this printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Bob Montana
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Christopher Columbus saw a sign that said, See America First!
Feature Logo
Jughead's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Miss Grundy is not happy with Jughead's report on Christopher Columbus.
Reprints
  • From Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX.

The Pack-Rat Rat-Race (Table of Contents: 15)

Super Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Fagaly
Pencils
Al Fagaly
Inks
Al Fagaly
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
*!!!@* Pack rat! You thief! Scram!
Feature Logo
Super Duck
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck is tormented by a pack-rat.
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A Winter Wonderland (Table of Contents: 16)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember, Linda! Tomorrow night we have a date to go dancing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur dates Linda every night for two weeks. Linda finds out Laurie's been out of town skiing. Thinking that's why she's been getting Wilbur's attention, Linda waits to see if he will keep their date for the following day. Wilbur goes to get Linda a box of chocolates. He's told he'll get them for free if he'll deliver some first. After he's delivered the last box his car breaks down. When Wilbur finally shows up at Linda's,she slams the door in his face. Rejected, he takes the candy to Laurie's only to find she is upset with him since he's been spending so much time with Linda.
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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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Bob Montana
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Arch, Betty sent over a pecan pie for you!
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead delivers a pie to Archie.
Reprints
  • From Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX.

What Kind of Ghoul Am I (Table of Contents: 18)

Josie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (sourced)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (sourced)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (sourced)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Girls! I've got you a gig you're going to flip over! You've been asked to play for royalty!
Feature Logo
Josie and the Pussycats ['and the' stacked]
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Pussycats: Valerie Brown; Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine
Alexander Cabot III; Ralph; Charlie
Synopsis
Alex gets the Pussycats an audition at Ghostly Estates for someone claiming to be a real live Count. Instead he turns out to be a dead count, a Vampire - and the whole house is full of monsters and ghostly creatures.
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Frightening Friendship (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
George Gladir
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Dan DeCarlo
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boys and girls, I want you all to meet Bobby Vance! He's going to be in our class!
Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Bobby Vance
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica fight over the new boy in class.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Bob Montana
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hooky, you've got to be more career oriented!
Feature Logo
Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Hooky
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries to get a student to be more career oriented.
Reprints
  • From Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX.

Memories (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't worry your little head about Veronica getting to the ball game, Arch! I'll personally escort her myself!
Feature Logo
Mr. Weatherbee
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie's demands from the Board of Education lands him in hot water.
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Indexer Notes

Original printing had a feature object of Archie and Me.

Faulty Friend (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (sourced)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (sourced)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (sourced)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (sourced)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Through? Really through?... You and Archie?
Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead pretends to not be friends with Archie because of his own faults.
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Call Your Shots! (Table of Contents: 23)

Little Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Snow! Hurray! It's snow! Snow!
Feature Logo
Little Archie
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie; Little Betty; Little Reggie; Little Veronica
Synopsis
The boys throw snow at the girls, who are too weak to retaliate.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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?
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Bob Montana
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
But those boys aren't learning their Latin!
Feature Logo
Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy finds a way to teach Latin to her students on the hockey team.
Reprints
  • From Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX.
Keywords
hockey

Mr. Justice and the Cosmic Terror (Table of Contents: 25)

Mr. Justice / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I must rescue the city below from this flaming menace!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Justice [Prince James]; the Force Being (also called The Cosmic Terror)
Synopsis
Mr. Justice saves the city a huge meteorite that threatens to destroy it. But out of the meteor comes a being made of pure force and intent on destroying the city.
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Keywords
meteorite

Indexer Notes

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

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

Super Duck Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you identify this illustration pertaining to finance?

Indexer Notes

Finance puzzle; block puzzle; illustration completion; riddles; word square; lookalike puzzle; missing object puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
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?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead! You were hired to entertain at this party, not eat!
Feature Logo
Jughead's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead was hired to be a magician at Veronica's party.
Reprints
  • From Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX.

It's a Gift (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Is that you?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Smithers; Mr. Purdy
Synopsis
Archie braves a blizzard to deliver a package to Veronica.
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Indexer Notes

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

Cover Girl (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica! Aren't you cold?
Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty's parents refuse to allow Betty to wear her miniskirt and mesh stockings and no coat out in twenty degree weather just because Veronica did it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pesos, lire, francs and marks!
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is studying exchange rates.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

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


Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Archie Comics Digest; Jughead with Archie Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Have you had your first ski lesson, Archie?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Snow Fun
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. The Acrobat
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Archie, how can you nose down our ice sculpture in this freezing temperature?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Screen Scene
    Jughead
  7. 6. Snow Job
    Reggie
  8. 7. ["Archie, what you see is what you get!"]
    Miss Grundy Gag Bag
  9. 8. Devil Woman
    Veronica
  10. 9. Snow Job
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. ["Look hard at the above diagram sometimes you will see three cubes and sometimes you will see five."]
    Super Duck Puzzle Page
  12. 11. ["Sir, this is the hottest item I'm selling for the "Ahso Taki Co."!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  13. 12. A Spell of Shovelling
    Sabrina
  14. 13. Bully For You
    Little Archie
  15. 14. ["Christopher Columbus saw a sign that said, See America First!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  16. 15. The Pack-Rat Rat-Race
    Super Duck
  17. 16. A Winter Wonderland
    Wilbur
  18. 17. ["Oh, Arch, Betty sent over a pecan pie for you!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  19. 18. What Kind of Ghoul Am I
    Josie
  20. 19. Frightening Friendship
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. ["Hooky, you've got to be more career oriented!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  22. 21. Memories
    Mr. Weatherbee
  23. 22. Faulty Friend
    Jughead
  24. 23. Call Your Shots!
    Little Archie
  25. 24. ["But those boys aren't learning their Latin!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  26. 25. Mr. Justice and the Cosmic Terror
    Mr. Justice
  27. 26. ["Can you identify this illustration pertaining to finance?"]
    Super Duck Fun Page
  28. 27. ["Jughead! You were hired to entertain at this party, not eat!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  29. 28. It's a Gift
    Archie
  30. 29. Cover Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. ["Pesos, lire, francs and marks!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  32. 31. ["It's a giant digest of stories and puzzles and fun for everyone... in full color!"]
    Archie Annual Digest
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. ["Fantastic! Good things come in little packages!"]
    Archie Comics Digest; Jughead with Archie Digest
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Joey Sayer