(March 1985)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
132
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
0271000699757
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia says "Single Copies $1.00 U.S. Canada $1.00 plus 25ยข for postage and handling." Covers with $1.25 exist?


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie fractured his arm!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Keywords
broken arm; broken leg; skiing

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #121

Pocketful of Dreams (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie rips his coat pocket on a doorknob as he and Veronica are going out on a date. Veronica brings him over to Betty's house to get it fixed, and Betty tries to delay their date by taking as long over the sewing as she possibly can.
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Picture Puzzles (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Thrown for a Loss! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones [Forsythe Pendleton Jones III]
Synopsis
Something Veronica said is bothering Archie.
Reprints

Reel Feet (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones [Forsythe Pendleton Jones III]; Reggie Mantle [Reginald Mantle III]
Synopsis
Reggie suffers an injury at the movie theater.
Reprints

Prime Rhyme Time (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Sally Sneeke
Synopsis
Betty's rival in a poetry contest steals her entry and tries to enter it under her own name.
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Indexer Notes

Originally a Betty and Me story.

Dilton Doiley's T Quiz (Table of Contents: 6)

Dilton / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
G. Le Moine
Inks
G. Le Moine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Forsythe Pendleton Jones Jr.
Reprints

The "Warm Up" (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Sock
Synopsis
Sock is disappointed that Pepper is so unemotional towards him. Pepper says she's got to be herself -- until she starts to think that Sock is going for Melody instead. Then she ditches her glasses and tries to become the passionate woman Sock wants.
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Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo caricatures himself as the man reacting to Melody in the splash panel.

Initials on the bench in the splash panel include D.D. (Dan Decarlo), R.L. (Rudy Lapick), and R.G. (Richard Goldwater).

Posture Imposter (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee gets after Jughead about his posture.
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Jolly Folly (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose needs a simpler algebra book.
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How to Succeed Without Trying (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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?
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Greg
Reprints

A New Broom (Table of Contents: 12)

Aunt Hilda / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
A salesman tries to sell Hilda a vacuum cleaner to replace her broom.
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A Sign of the Times (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Genre
humor; children
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Snow Snickers (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
G. Le Moine
Inks
G. Le Moine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

That's Why (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre
teen
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Sad Dad (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
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Space Terms for Winter Sports (Table of Contents: 17)

Reggie Presents / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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The Tall Man! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
children
Reprints

To the Rescue (Table of Contents: 19)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
children
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How Low Can You Get? (Table of Contents: 20)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Dick Malmgren
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Flush with cash, Jughead unfortunately runs into one of his many creditors.
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It's a Dog's Life (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Twig Gig (Table of Contents: 22)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina is a little too literal when she tries to grant the wish of a fellow student.
Reprints

Spell Bell (Table of Contents: 23)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina puts a curse on her diary to trap unauthorized snoopers.
Reprints

Mission Mish-Mash! (Table of Contents: 24)

Professor Transistor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Kresse

Genre
humor; spy
Characters
Professor Transistor; Archie Andrews (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis
Professor Transistor invents spy weapons. The Chief decides to send the Professor on a mission to Pizzarovia.
Reprints
Keywords
gadgets; parachute; rocket belt; scooter; spies; trading stamps

Indexer Notes

Professor Transistor is a parody of Bond's "M".

His Just Dessert (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Big Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Big Ethel gets a "sundae" revenge on Reggie after he insults her figure.
Reprints

Off the Record (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Timely (Table of Contents: 27)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Shrimpy; unnamed child
Synopsis
A boy asks Shrimpy for the time.
Reprints

Poor Choice! (Table of Contents: 28)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Shrimpy; unnamed child
Synopsis
Someone says the wrong thing in front of Shrimpy's bird.
Reprints

Cornered (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Perky
Synopsis
On a cold day, Veronica leaves Archie standing on the corner for a long time. After Archie has left, Veronica calls from home and pretends to have arrived later. Archie rushes over to apologize.
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Some Boner (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx gets a letter from Greg saying that he broke his leg.
Reprints

Muscle Bustle (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
?
Pencils
G. Le Moine
Inks
G. Le Moine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Gladys Jones
Reprints

Book Ends (Table of Contents: 32)

Cubby the Bear / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Red Holmdale
Inks
Red Holmdale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Scent Bent (Table of Contents: 33)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica recommends a perfume to Betty.
Reprints

Pearl of a Girl (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
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Miss Mess (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is doing her homework on the floor because her desk is too cluttered. Hap makes her clean up.
Reprints

The Bee and the Tree (Table of Contents: 36)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; children

Spy Spoof (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Series of terms associated with espionage are illustrated with scenes from Archie and the gang's every day life for ironic effect.
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Problem Players (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Moose [Malcolm Mason]; Randolph
Synopsis
Coach talks to a couple of his players about their grades.
Reprints

The Adorable Snowman (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chris (snowman)
Synopsis
Veronica builds a snowman in the shape of a handsome man, and her "fairy godfather" brings it to life.
Reprints
Keywords
fairy godfather; snow sculpture; snowman

Film Flam (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie fakes sports photos of himself.
Reprints
Keywords
ski jumping

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Betty Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Another Bulls-eye! ...
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty is throwing snowballs at Archie for standing her up on a date.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Veronica's Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is this??
Genre
humor; teen

Party of the First Part (Table of Contents: 43)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Harold Osrin ?; Leon Winik ?
Inks
Raymond Harold Osrin ?; Leon Winik ?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat; Oswald (Pat's father)
Synopsis
Oswald loses sight of Pat at a father/son picnic.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits are artists listed for this feature at http://lambiek.net/.

For the Birds (Table of Contents: 44)

Little Sabrina / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Little Jughead
Synopsis
At Little Sabrina's urging, she and her aunts conjure up a deluxe bird feeder for the neighborhood birds.
Reprints

Goofed (Table of Contents: 45)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints

The Sunny Side! (Table of Contents: 46)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Shrimpy
Synopsis
Shrimpy's snowman doesn't last.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Imitation "Peanuts" strip.

Generation Gasp (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Uncle Herman; Charlie Whitaker
Synopsis
Uncle Herman gets a visit from his fun-loving old buddy Charlie, an obnoxious jerk who won't stop talking.
Reprints

Archie Fun Page (Table of Contents: 48)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Lesson Learned (Table of Contents: 49)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis
After Miss Grundy takes her class to a TV studio where they see the announcer using cue cards, Archie decides he should use cue cards for his classroom speech.
Reprints
Keywords
cue cards; TV broadcasting

Rewards (Table of Contents: 50)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty saves Archie from injury. He insists on rewarding her, but it isn't the reward she was hoping for.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly a Betty and Me story.

Cool Rule (Table of Contents: 51)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get some ski instruction.
Reprints

The Bill (Table of Contents: 52)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Genre
humor; teen

It's "Toot" Much! (Table of Contents: 53)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx plays the trumpet.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Reggie fractured his arm!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Pocketful of Dreams
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Picture Puzzles
    Archie
  4. 3. Thrown for a Loss!
    Archie
  5. 4. Reel Feet
    Archie
  6. 5. Prime Rhyme Time
    Betty
  7. 6. Dilton Doiley's T Quiz
    Dilton
  8. 7. Voice Your Choice
    Jughead's Jokes
  9. 8. The "Warm Up"
    Josie
  10. 9. Posture Imposter
    Jughead
  11. 10. Jolly Folly
    Big Moose
  12. 11. How to Succeed Without Trying
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. A New Broom
    Aunt Hilda
  14. 13. A Sign of the Times
    Little Archie
  15. 14. Snow Snickers
    Jughead's Jokes
  16. 15. That's Why
    Archie
  17. 16. Sad Dad
    Jughead's Pop
  18. 17. Space Terms for Winter Sports
    Reggie Presents
  19. 18. The Tall Man!
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. To the Rescue
    Little Archie
  21. 20. How Low Can You Get?
    Jughead
  22. 21. It's a Dog's Life
    Archie
  23. 22. Twig Gig
    Sabrina
  24. 23. Spell Bell
    Sabrina
  25. 24. Mission Mish-Mash!
    Professor Transistor
  26. 25. His Just Dessert
    Reggie
  27. 26. Off the Record
    Jughead
  28. 27. Timely
    Shrimpy
  29. 28. Poor Choice!
    Shrimpy
  30. 29. Cornered
    Archie
  31. 30. Some Boner
    Li'l Jinx
  32. 31. Muscle Bustle
    Jughead's Jokes
  33. 32. Book Ends
    Cubby the Bear
  34. 33. Scent Bent
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Pearl of a Girl
    Jughead
  36. 35. Miss Mess
    Li'l Jinx
  37. 36. The Bee and the Tree
    Mr. Weatherbee
  38. 37. Spy Spoof
  39. 38. Problem Players
    Coach Kleats
  40. 39. The Adorable Snowman
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Film Flam
    Archie
  42. 41. ["Wow! Another Bulls-eye! ..."]
    Betty Pin-Up
  43. 42. ["What is this??"]
    Veronica's Pin-Up
  44. 43. Party of the First Part
    Pat the Brat
  45. 44. For the Birds
    Little Sabrina
  46. 45. Goofed
    Reggie
  47. 46. The Sunny Side!
    Shrimpy
  48. 47. Generation Gasp
    That Wilkin Boy
  49. 48. Archie Fun Page
  50. 49. Lesson Learned
    Archie
  51. 50. Rewards
    Archie
  52. 51. Cool Rule
    Betty and Veronica
  53. 52. The Bill
    Jughead
  54. 53. It's "Toot" Much!
    Li'l Jinx
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