(March 1988)

Archie, 1974 Series
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132
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Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
027100069973 75
Editing
Victor Gorelick
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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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Roughest initiation our club ever dreamed up!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from Pep #301 cover.

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

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

Partners? (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Ruth
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Ginny Sykora; Nanci Dakesian; Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Hopkins
Synopsis
Archie buys a share of stock in Mr. Lodge's company.
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[Pineapple Stickers] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wake Break (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mrs. Jones; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead won't wake up for school.
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Earth Mirth (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan Decarlo ?
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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Jones; Mrs. Jones; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead's dad is talking about land as a good investment.
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Peach of a Pooch (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan Decarlo ?
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie thinks Hot Dog can read.
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[Betty & Veronica Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Coach Clayton; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson
Synopsis
Archie has to decide which school staff member will be the school newspaper's person of the year.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #266, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Posters] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Slope Slip (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie tries to impress some girls with his skiing not realizing they are all expert skiiers.
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Keywords
skiing

[Archie's Double Digest Subscription] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Clean Scene (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Hap Holliday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's dad wants her to make her room as clean as a whistle.
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Slide Ride (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead wants to find an easy slope to ski down.
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[Archie Fan Club] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Short-Changed (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Everyone is expecting an important phone call on the Choklit Shop phone.
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Trophy Triumph (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Ethel; Erika Shusser
Synopsis
Archie tries to show off on the slopes for Betty, but she's better than he is.
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The Black Bird (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Sidney; Peter
Synopsis
The gang thinks Jughead has the Maltese Falcon.
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Goof Gaff (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is wondering what is troubling Archie.
Reprints

Wishful Thinking (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Hap Holliday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wonders what her dad will wish for.
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Flip Quips (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Cooper; Coach Kleats; Moose
Synopsis
Betty deserves the best; Betty tells Veronica the world is in a big mess; Moose has to watch what he eats.
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Indexer Notes

Three 2-panel gags.

Pip of a Ship (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie calls to take out his dreamboat, Veronica.
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Slow Burn (Table of Contents: 22)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Moose; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose wonders about the pails marked "For fire only".
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[Katy Keene Fan Club] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Astro Loony (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead reads Archie's horoscope and warns him about being around friends.
Reprints

The Test (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Reggie refuses to join the gang for a cram session for a test.
Reprints
Keywords
history test; study session

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #24, no credits listed in this digest.

Mirror Magic (Table of Contents: 26)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina gets a magic mirror for her birthday.
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The Experts (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Sam; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to fix Mr. Lodge's TV.
Reprints

Name of the Game (Table of Contents: 28)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The Archies meet a PR man who wants to change the name of the group.
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The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Moose to paint a stop sign.
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Flip Quips (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Ethel is speechless; Archie tells Dilton when to never give a girl advice; Veronica wants her and Archie to give each other practical Christmas gifts.

Indexer Notes

Three 2-panel cartoons.

Snow Job Part I (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A man who lived with Eskimoes robs the diamond center on a snowy night.
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[Archie's Checklist] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Snow Job Part II (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
While the diamond thief gets away on a dog sled, Archie follows on skis.
Reprints

Time Bomb (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
The mayor wants Mr. Lodge to put some important papers into a time capsule.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #246, no credits listed in this digest.

But... But... (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx asks her dad if she can go to Gigi's house.

Luck Struck (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead asks Archie to pick a number.
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The Melody Lingers On (Table of Contents: 37)

Josie and her Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Melody; Valerie; Josie
Synopsis
Melody tells the others of her father's proverbs.
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Shark Lark (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis
The gang reacts to the shark movie, Jowls.

[Archie's Special Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Pay Expose (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's pay check is halved.
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Some Sum (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose
Synopsis
Moose did a math problem three times.
Reprints

The Computer Tutor (Table of Contents: 42)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Ethel; Moose; Midge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Dilton wants to find a sport he's good at.
Reprints

[The New Archies Digest] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

Bad Lad (Table of Contents: 44)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is into food and comfort.

A Campaign Vein (Table of Contents: 45)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie say what they want kept out of the school election.

Bowled Over! (Table of Contents: 46)

Li'l Jinx’s Pal Gigi / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Gigi; Greg
Synopsis
Greg explains football to Gigi.
Reprints

[Sew-on Patches] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Sound Off (Table of Contents: 48)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie got paid, but refuses to share any money with Jughead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #12, no credits listed in this digest.

Flour Child (Table of Contents: 49)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie decides to bake a cake for Betty.
Reprints

[Discount Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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

Right On the Head (Table of Contents: 51)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley asks Li'l Jinx some questions.
Reprints

Pop Goes the Weasel (Table of Contents: 52)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Jones; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's mom knows how to wake him up.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You don't need drugs...
Genre
advocacy
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose; Chuck Clayton

Tank Commander (Table of Contents: 54)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Isaac Wilson; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica shows Archie her dad's fishtanks after Archie sees a man come to clean them.
Reprints
Keywords
tropical fish

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 55) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

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

[Chocolate Fun for Everyone] (Table of Contents: 57) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Roughest initiation our club ever dreamed up!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Partners?
    Archie
  4. 3. [Pineapple Stickers]
  5. 4. Wake Break
    Jughead
  6. 5. Earth Mirth
    Jughead
  7. 6. Peach of a Pooch
    Jughead
  8. 7. [Betty & Veronica Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  9. 8. Voice Your Choice
    Archie
  10. 9. [Archie's Posters]
  11. 10. Slope Slip
    Reggie
  12. 11. [Archie's Double Digest Subscription]
  13. 12. Clean Scene
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Slide Ride
    Jughead
  15. 14. [Archie Fan Club]
  16. 15. Short-Changed
    Archie and the Gang
  17. 16. Trophy Triumph
    Archie
  18. 17. The Black Bird
    Jughead
  19. 18. Goof Gaff
    Archie
  20. 19. Wishful Thinking
    Li'l Jinx
  21. 20. Flip Quips
    Archie and the Gang
  22. 21. Pip of a Ship
    Archie
  23. 22. Slow Burn
    Moose
  24. 23. [Katy Keene Fan Club]
  25. 24. Astro Loony
    Archie
  26. 25. The Test
    Reggie
  27. 26. Mirror Magic
    Sabrina
  28. 27. The Experts
    Archie
  29. 28. Name of the Game
    The Archies
  30. 29. The Moose Is Loose
    Mr. Weatherbee
  31. 30. Flip Quips
    Archie and the Gang
  32. 31. Snow Job Part I
  33. 32. [Archie's Checklist]
  34. 33. Snow Job Part II
  35. 34. Time Bomb
    Mr. Lodge
  36. 35. But... But...
    Li'l Jinx
  37. 36. Luck Struck
    Archie
  38. 37. The Melody Lingers On
    Josie and her Friends
  39. 38. Shark Lark
    Archie and the Gang
  40. 39. [Archie's Special Digest Subscription Offer]
  41. 40. Pay Expose
    Archie
  42. 41. Some Sum
    Big Moose
  43. 42. The Computer Tutor
    Dilton Doiley
  44. 43. [The New Archies Digest]
  45. 44. Bad Lad
    Jughead
  46. 45. A Campaign Vein
    Reggie
  47. 46. Bowled Over!
    Li'l Jinx’s Pal Gigi
  48. 47. [Sew-on Patches]
  49. 48. Sound Off
    Jughead
  50. 49. Flour Child
    Archie
  51. 50. [Discount Subscription Offer]
  52. 51. Right On the Head
    Li'l Jinx
  53. 52. Pop Goes the Weasel
    Jughead
  54. 53. ["You don't need drugs..."]
  55. 54. Tank Commander
    Archie
  56. 55. Prizes or Cash
  57. 56. [no title indexed]
  58. 57. [Chocolate Fun for Everyone]
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