(February 1978)

Archie, 1977 Series
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164
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you looking for, Archie? This boutique is for girls!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Little Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Li'l Jinx; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #198. Art credits from original art as submitted by Nick Katradis via the GCD Error Tracker.

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Spring Fervor (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie has spring fever.
Reprints
Keywords
spring fever

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #266.

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

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And now....student voters!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Fun Time (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
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Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Brrr! It's freezing! Come on! Let's run! It will help to keep us warm!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty keeps having accidents, and every time she does, a different handsome man appears to tend to her.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #173.

Three Cornered Calamity (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Aunt Agnes
Synopsis
Archie needs help to learn how to babysit. When Veronica can't get the job done, Betty does.
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Keywords
babysitting; boxing; doll; radiator; refrigerator; televison

Indexer Notes

Credits from Pep Comics #120.

Archie Puzzlers (Table of Contents: 6)

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Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Two messages to decode.
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Jughead's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie is running for president!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

Field Day (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead is turned down for the track team and winds up taking care of the equipment for its star pole-vaulter, Reggie.
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Indexer Notes

Schwartz draws in a background gag where Moose causes an explosion in the chemistry lab.
Credits from Archie's Pal Jughead #93.

Unsung Hero (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie, on his way to school, notices kids skulking around and finds that the kids are playing hooky from school because their moms were mean to them. The kids then decide to drop out, run away and do their own thing. Archie pretends to be a disheveled dropout and convinces the kids to go to school. Unfortunately, Archie's now late for school and he's the one who gets in trouble.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie #207.

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot

The "Peace" of Paper! (Table of Contents: 11)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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Stop fooling with the head, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Whenever Mr. Weatherbee starts to get angry at Archie he pulls out and reads a piece of paper and calms down again.
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Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I thought Archie interviewed you for a Biography?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Phlips; Mr. Weatherbee

S'now Joke (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg; Hap Holliday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx makes a snowman with an unusual feature.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #50.

It's Snow Fun Without You (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wheee! I just love the snow, don't you girls?
Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty tries to play in the snow with Archie, and winds up repeatedly hurting herself.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #171.

Archie's Little Mind Twister (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
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Indexer Notes

Word puzzle. Credits from Reggie and Me #99.

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

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Wow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle

Snow Job or He Drifted (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Bob Bolling
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Bob Bolling
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Bob Bolling
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Haven't quite got the feel of the controls!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica sell refreshments to ice fishers.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Life with Archie #69.

Panicksville (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie [Archie] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help! Police! I've been robbed!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie loses his wallet and the most upsetting part of the loss is some irreplaceable photos.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Reggie and Me #42.

I Pass (Table of Contents: 19)

Reggie [Archie] / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think the opposing team should pass now.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tells Reggie the history of American football.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Reggie and Me #45.

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

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Archie, you can't make water disappear!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee

Go Cart Go! (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed as Bob Bolling)
Inks
Bob Bolling (signed as Bob Bolling)
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Letters
Bob Bolling

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wah! Aw, please, Mom, Please!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Ambrose Pipps; Effie Fibgabber; Officer McNickle; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; un-named old man
Synopsis
While Little Archie's mom is shopping, Little Archie and Ambrose make a kite tail out of sausages, causing havoc at the supermarket. Then, when Mrs. Andrews stops to talk to someone on the way out, the boys get into a shopping cart and wind up going for a high-speed ride along a crowded street.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from The Adventures of Little Archie #21.

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

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You want to be a doctor like your uncle?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee

Card Shark (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you need money?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead makes money selling greeting cards.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie's Pal Jughead #83.

Strategy (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Tom Ruth ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie tries to build some muscles so he can stand up to Moose.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Life with Archie #69.

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

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Now it's poetry time class...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy

The Demon Dropout! (Table of Contents: 26)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
superhero; teen; humor
Characters
Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Mad Chemist
Synopsis
An embittered dropout turns all the Riverdale High students into overgrown infants.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie as Pureheart the Powerful #2. The title is Demon Dropout but the villain is only refered to by himself as being called Mad Chemist. He has an F as an emblem on his chest. No mention is made of what the F stands for except Pureheart calling him a Foul Fiend.

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

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Do you really think psychiatry can help backward students?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Doctor Shrinked

Paths to Paradise (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's one of the facts of life, Archie!
Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty's father hires Archie to shovel their walk, so Veronica gets her father to hire Archie as well.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #171.

Reggie's Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie [Archie] / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
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Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ha, ha! Jughead claims he saw a flying saucer tonight!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge

The Punishment (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Miss Grundy! You didn't! You gave Archie detention? Today?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Glutz; Mr. Grabowsky
Synopsis
The Archies play at a teachers' tea dance.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Life with Archie #74.
At this point, before the animated cartoons and the records, the Archies consist only of Archie, Reggie, and Jughead.

Ice-Capades! (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg; Hap Holliday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx makes an ice sculpture but Hap damages it.
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Indexer Notes

Credit from Pep Comics #78.

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

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But you can't launch him on that!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot

Dumb Animal (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's dog can't hear but he can read lips and read signs, so Archie writes a sign that says "Get Lost."
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie's Pal Jughead #82.

Animal Mothers (Table of Contents: 35)

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typeset

Genre
animal; nature
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Adventures of the Fly #15.
Text article with color illustration of tigers.

Pearls of the Orient (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
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Letters
Bill Vigoda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gluing Reggie's desk closed is a good idea!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to play pranks on Reggie, justifying all his risky actions with old Chinese proverbs.
Reprints
Keywords
Chinese proverbs; glue; prank; typewriter

Indexer Notes

Credits from Laugh Comics #147.

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Archie and His Pals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Veronic, I hope I didn't just see you looking at Archie's test paper!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

Tell The Tooth (Table of Contents: 38)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 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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Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Fred Andrews; Little Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; Detective O'Hara; George; un-named woman
Synopsis
When Little Archie puts a tooth under his pillow, "Tooth Fairy" Fred has to go out in the snow to borrow some change.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from The Adventures of Little Archie #22.

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

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Jughead! Don't you wanna learn to defend yourself?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Ask a Foolish Question (Table of Contents: 40)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's new Jug?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie seems to be the only one who notices Jughead's strange behavior (wearing a wastebasket on his head, walking a bear, riding a unicycle), but when he confronts Jughead about it, the bear confronts Reggie.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie's Pal Jughead #82.

The Boy Wonder (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hop on, Angel!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to compete with Reggie's snowmobile by attaching a sail to his sled.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Archie #199.

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

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Coach, when is Archie going into the game?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What are you looking for, Archie? This boutique is for girls!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Spring Fervor
    Archie
  4. 3. ["And now....student voters!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. Fun Time
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Three Cornered Calamity
    Archie
  7. 6. Archie Puzzlers
  8. 7. ["Archie is running for president!"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  9. 8. Field Day
    Jughead
  10. 9. Unsung Hero
    Archie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  12. 11. The "Peace" of Paper!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  13. 12. ["I thought Archie interviewed you for a Biography?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  14. 13. S'now Joke
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. It's Snow Fun Without You
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Archie's Little Mind Twister
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Wow!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  18. 17. Snow Job or He Drifted
    Archie
  19. 18. Panicksville
    Reggie [Archie]
  20. 19. I Pass
    Reggie [Archie]
  21. 20. ["Archie, you can't make water disappear!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  22. 21. Go Cart Go!
    Little Archie
  23. 22. ["You want to be a doctor like your uncle?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  24. 23. Card Shark
    Jughead
  25. 24. Strategy
    Archie
  26. 25. ["Now it's poetry time class..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  27. 26. The Demon Dropout!
    Pureheart the Powerful
  28. 27. ["Do you really think psychiatry can help backward students?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  29. 28. Paths to Paradise
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Reggie's Puzzle Page
    Reggie [Archie]
  31. 30. ["Ha, ha! Jughead claims he saw a flying saucer tonight!!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  32. 31. The Punishment
    Archie
  33. 32. Ice-Capades!
    Li'l Jinx
  34. 33. ["But you can't launch him on that!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  35. 34. Dumb Animal
    Jughead
  36. 35. Animal Mothers
  37. 36. Pearls of the Orient
    Archie
  38. 37. ["Veronic, I hope I didn't just see you looking at Archie's test paper!"]
    Archie and His Pals
  39. 38. Tell The Tooth
    Little Archie
  40. 39. ["Jughead! Don't you wanna learn to defend yourself?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  41. 40. Ask a Foolish Question
    Jughead
  42. 41. The Boy Wonder
    Archie
  43. 42. ["Coach, when is Archie going into the game?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  44. 43. [It'll Be One Big Laugh after Another, When You Order Laugh Comics Digest No 15]
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
  46. 45. ["One Jughead Digest coming up!"]
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