(August 1987)

Archie, 1977 Series
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1.35 USD
Pages
132
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bi-monthly
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Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary
Barcode
027100069584 51
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You keep your car nice and clean, Archie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Everything's Archie #23

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

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

Scents of Power (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian; Ginny Sykora
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mr. McTavish; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie gets a job selling cosmetics.

Book Squirm (Table of Contents: 3)

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 Holiday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's dad is worried that she won't keep her promise.
Reprints

[Striped Chips Ahoy] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Videocy (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
There's nothing on TV but trash.
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Stretch Kvetch (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty offers to hand Jughead a bag of chips.
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Scaredy Cat! (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Greg stayed too long at Gigi's and now it's dark.
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[Pineapple Stickers] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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Symptomania (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
After learning that the natives of the island of Belugia thought madness was preceeded by the tinkling of a bell, Veronica hides a bell in Betty's ponytail.
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Cornered (Table of Contents: 10)

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 Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx rearranges the furniture in her room.
Reprints

Pier Group (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; The 3 Tones
Synopsis
The 3 Tones have sabotaged The Archies equipment.
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[Prizes or Cash] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Very De-grading (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
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?
Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Harvey; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Miss Grundy catches Harvey passing notes to Sabrina.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy, your boss gave you a raise last week --- how about you raising my allowance?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper
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[Archie Fan Club] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Only a Fool (Table of Contents: 16)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Moose lets Dilton win a fight.
Reprints

By the See! (Table of Contents: 17)

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 Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is making faces in the mirror.
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[Betty & Veronica Double Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

The I.N.I.T.I.A.L. Problem (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrwws; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge
Synopsis
Jughead is describing people using only the first initial of their name.
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The Boss Man (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tells Moose not to let Midge boss him around.
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Job Jive (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The boys go to sign up for some summer jobs.
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T-hee (Table of Contents: 22)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina and Aunt Hilda are invited to a tea party by the Upurcrusts.
Reprints

Lip Service (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie couldn't watch the movie because of all the kissing and smooching going on.
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[Musicade] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Archie's Double Digest] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

Don't Weight Up (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica weighs herself on an old-fashioned weight and fortune scale.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #280, no credits printed in this digest.

[Archie Annual Digest #51] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

The Day Mighty Greg "Struck" Out... (Table of Contents: 28)

Greg / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Greg; Gigi; Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Greg is hoping to impress Gigi in today's ball game, but his pants rip.
Reprints

Soft Cell (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead is intentionally getting detention.
Reprints

Joke of the Month Club (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Cupid
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Indexer Notes

Twelve one-panel gags involving driving away customers; who has the most hangups; pogo stick owners; deer racers; timepieces; roof jokes; kings putting away money; sleeping with the window open; milkman; having pull in the world; perfume makers; and Cupid

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie Pin up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't let Reggie's showing off get you down, Archie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie hasn't said an unkind word about anybody all day.
Reprints

Tool Fool (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Moose offers to fix a little boy's box scooter.
Reprints

Eat Beat (Table of Contents: 33)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Mrs. Jones; Mr. Jones; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's mom thinks Jughead is eating too much.

[Tang] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Car Wash Woes (Table of Contents: 35)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mario Acquaviva ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alan M; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Melody is washing her father's car.
Reprints

Invite Plight (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / 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
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Lodge; Hodges; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Veronica is feeling sick and can't go out with Archie, but then she worries Archie will go out with Betty.
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Phone Fair (Table of Contents: 37)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wants Jughead to answer the phone.

String Fling (Table of Contents: 38)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Jughead has a string tied to his toe.

Polite Sprite (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty does Archie's homework, fixes his car and pays for dinner so they can go dancing.
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[Archie's Checklist] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

Unstrung Hero (Table of Contents: 41)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
When talking about volunteer work, Jughead claims he restrings mandolins for indigent minstrels, so the gang finds a mandolin for him to restring.
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Curiosity (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica make a bet with Archie and Jughead that if the boys don't show any curiosity in what's inside a box for three days they'll buy them dinner.
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Heat Treat (Table of Contents: 43)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz ?
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Temperatures are 120 degrees in the shade, but Jughead has a tape recorder.

Leaf Grief (Table of Contents: 44)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Jones
Synopsis
Jughead plans to turn over a new leaf.

Potion Commotion (Table of Contents: 45)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda wants Sabrina to drink a potion.
Reprints

Flea Flaw (Table of Contents: 46)

Hot Dog / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Dan DeCarlo ?
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Hot Dog; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica notice Hot Dog scratching fleas.
Reprints

[Katy Keene Fan Club] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

Reaction Faction (Table of Contents: 48)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Mrs. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica hopes to drive the boys mad with a $100 swimsuit.
Reprints

Sign Line (Table of Contents: 49)

Midge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Midge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason (picture)
Synopsis
Betty is surprised that Moose let Midge come to the beach alone.
Reprints

Peace, it's Wonderful (Table of Contents: 50)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie makes the mistake of calling Veronica cold-blooded.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #59, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie's Special Digest Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

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

Lingo Jingo (Table of Contents: 52)

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

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Moose says he understands Japanese.
Reprints

Bee Spree (Table of Contents: 53)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee doesn't like it when he hears Archie warn Jughead to "watch out for the bee!"
Reprints

[Katy Keene Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

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

Kick the Bucket (Table of Contents: 55)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie is going to watch the game at Veronica's and he tries to stop Archie from interfering.
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The Beach or Bust! (Table of Contents: 56)

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

Script
Claire Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Al; Mike
Synopsis
Archie, Betty and Veronica are going to the beach, but Veronica insists on bringing a lot of stuff along.
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[Discount Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 57) (Expand) /

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

Prize Packaging (Table of Contents: 58)

Flutesnoot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Wally Winthrop; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doily; Betty Cooper; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
A former student of Professor Flutesnoot's wins the Nobel Prize.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You don't need drugs...
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Midge; Hot Dog; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

After page 2 of Prize Packaging.

Ocean Commotion (Table of Contents: 60)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica worries that Archie has gotten them lost while boating.
Reprints

[Prizes or Cash] (Table of Contents: 61) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

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

[Chocolate Fun for Everyone] (Table of Contents: 63) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You keep your car nice and clean, Archie!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Scents of Power
    Archie
  4. 3. Book Squirm
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. [Striped Chips Ahoy]
  6. 5. Videocy
    Jughead
  7. 6. Stretch Kvetch
    Jughead
  8. 7. Scaredy Cat!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. [Pineapple Stickers]
  10. 9. Symptomania
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Cornered
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Pier Group
    The Archies
  13. 12. [Prizes or Cash]
  14. 13. Very De-grading
    Sabrina
  15. 14. ["Daddy, your boss gave you a raise last week --- how about you raising my allowance?"]
    Betty Pin Up
  16. 15. [Archie Fan Club]
  17. 16. Only a Fool
    Dilton
  18. 17. By the See!
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. [Betty & Veronica Double Digest Subscription Offer]
  20. 19. The I.N.I.T.I.A.L. Problem
    Jughead
  21. 20. The Boss Man
    Archie
  22. 21. Job Jive
    Jughead
  23. 22. T-hee
    Sabrina
  24. 23. Lip Service
    Betty
  25. 24. [Musicade]
  26. 25. [Archie's Double Digest]
  27. 26. Don't Weight Up
    Archie
  28. 27. [Archie Annual Digest #51]
  29. 28. The Day Mighty Greg "Struck" Out...
    Greg
  30. 29. Soft Cell
    Jughead
  31. 30. Joke of the Month Club
    Archie
  32. 31. ["Don't let Reggie's showing off get you down, Archie!"]
    Archie Pin up
  33. 32. Tool Fool
    Big Moose
  34. 33. Eat Beat
    Jughead
  35. 34. [Tang]
  36. 35. Car Wash Woes
    Josie
  37. 36. Invite Plight
    Archie
  38. 37. Phone Fair
    Jughead
  39. 38. String Fling
    Jughead
  40. 39. Polite Sprite
    Betty
  41. 40. [Archie's Checklist]
  42. 41. Unstrung Hero
    Jughead
  43. 42. Curiosity
    Betty and Veronica
  44. 43. Heat Treat
    Jughead
  45. 44. Leaf Grief
    Jughead
  46. 45. Potion Commotion
    Sabrina
  47. 46. Flea Flaw
    Hot Dog
  48. 47. [Katy Keene Fan Club]
  49. 48. Reaction Faction
    Veronica
  50. 49. Sign Line
    Midge
  51. 50. Peace, it's Wonderful
    Archie
  52. 51. [Archie's Special Digest Subscription Offer]
  53. 52. Lingo Jingo
    Big Moose
  54. 53. Bee Spree
    Mr. Weatherbee
  55. 54. [Katy Keene Subscription Offer]
  56. 55. Kick the Bucket
    Reggie
  57. 56. The Beach or Bust!
    Betty and Veronica
  58. 57. [Discount Subscription Offer]
  59. 58. Prize Packaging
    Flutesnoot
  60. 59. ["You don't need drugs..."]
  61. 60. Ocean Commotion
    Archie
  62. 61. [Prizes or Cash]
  63. 62. [no title indexed]
  64. 63. [Chocolate Fun for Everyone]
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