(April 1988)

Archie, 1977 Series
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you and Veronica are dining at the Ritz! Going to start the evening on a full stomach, eh, Archie?
Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie Comics #81.

Deep Freeze (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Mary Andrews; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Geraldine Grundy

Girl Whirl (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has girls on his mind.
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Show Woe (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Mother / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mrs. Andrews preempts Archie's TV show.
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Cause for Alarm (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's dad realizes that with a teenage daughter he's in a no win situation.
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Indexer Notes

No credits given for gag.

Dancing Fool (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Archie, I wish we could go on dancing like this forever!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
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That's What Counts! (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Jinx! Stop playing with that calculator!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Jinx counts sheep on a calculator when trying to go to sleep.
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Hokey Pocus (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Uncle Fred; Alice Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
While entertaining at Veronica's party with some magic tricks she learned from her uncle, Betty gets in some digs at Veronica that don't go over well.
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Triangle Wrangle (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie becomes upset when he thinks Betty is seeing another guy.
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A Mouthful (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! I just love jawbreakers!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
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Fall Guy (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dick Malmgren
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, Archie! It's your turn to climb the rope!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie is worried about falling while climbing a rope in gym.
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A Date with a Dream (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Ooohwheee!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is overly excited about the possibilities of what could happen when Archie comes over for help with a math problem.
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Live and Learn (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie I / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've walked many suns! My feet hurt!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Prehistoric versions of Archie and his friends discover fruits and have a food fight.
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Keywords
cavemen

Fite Fright (Table of Contents: 13)

Reggie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie trains for a boxing match against Moose.
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Keywords
boxing

Wry Reply (Table of Contents: 14)

Dilton / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
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Colors
Alisa Merrill
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton's new computer wants to be a solo act.
Reprints

Equation Situation (Table of Contents: 15)

Dilton / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
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Colors
Alisa Merrill
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Dilton develops a mathematical cure for inflation.
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Girl Whirl (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Humphries
Synopsis
Pressured by his dad to get his mind off girls, Archie sets career goals for himself, the only way he knows how.
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Indexer Notes

No credits are given for story.

Action Faction (Table of Contents: 17)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
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Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants to address Miss Grundy's class on energy conservation.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Burn Concern (Table of Contents: 18)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
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Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica is proving to be an inept cook again.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Not a Chance (Table of Contents: 19)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
The faculty challenges the student's basketball team to a game.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

A Crying Shame (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's father becomes incensed by the cavalier way Archie treats his daughter in his dream.
Reprints

The Handy-Man Can (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, how is your injured hand coming along?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie takes advantage of his injured hand as everyone waits on him hand and foot but he accidentally reveals over the school intercom that his hand has been better for the last two days but he enjoyed the attention too much to let everyone know.
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A Window Pain! (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Jinx! Do you know anything about our neighbor's broken window?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Hap Holliday
Reprints

Delightful Sightful (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is going to watch girls on the ski slope from the comfort of the ski lodge.
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Keywords
skiing

Pin Din (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews

Cool Fool (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason

Greek Treat (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You realize you look pretty silly! Don't you, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie has to come to school wearing the uniform of a Greek soldier, complete with spear.
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Spoilsport (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not only do I shoot a good stick at the table, love, but here's an Andrews talent you weren't aware of!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is impressed by Archie's juggling skills and apologizes for thinking of him as so clumsy but as soon as Veronica kisses Archie he becomes clumsy again.
Reprints
Keywords
juggling

Team Esteem (Table of Contents: 28)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee looks for the school basketball team news in the entertainment section.
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Gobble Squabble (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead argue over the last piece of pie.
Reprints

The Sportsman (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews
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Slanguage Problem (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Barry Grossman ?
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Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, you're looking rather pale today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee doesn't like Archie's use of uncouth language.
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Conversation Consternation (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
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Copy Caper (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel Muggs; Helen; Arthur
Synopsis
Ethel takes Helen's new boyfriend to the copy center.
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The Reject (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
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Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead tries to convince Betty that she has to play hard-to-get if she is going to win Archie.
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Uptight Foresight (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica overhear Archie in Mr. Weatherbee's office, sounding like he's telling the principal off.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Traveler's Aid (Table of Contents: 36)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge thinks Veronica is moving away with Archie.
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Indexer Notes

No credits are given for story.

Yolk Joke (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Coach Kleats wants the team to work on their stick handling.
Reprints
Keywords
hockey

News Muse (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee

There's Nothing Like the Present (Table of Contents: 39)

Big Ethel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll bet you'd never guess who's birthday it is today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel reminds Archie that it's Betty's birthday.
Reprints

Blizzard Wizard (Table of Contents: 40)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead use a snow machine to convince Mr. Weatherbee that a blizzard happened and he closes the school.
Reprints
Keywords
blizzard

Cape Caper (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Bill Chill (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Hide Your Hide (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
To prevent punishment from Moose, Reggie unwisely gets Archie to hide him.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["So you and Veronica are dining at the Ritz! Going to start the evening on a full stomach, eh, Archie?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Deep Freeze
    Archie
  3. 2. Girl Whirl
    Archie
  4. 3. Show Woe
    Archie's Mother
  5. 4. Cause for Alarm
    Betty
  6. 5. Dancing Fool
    Archie
  7. 6. That's What Counts!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Hokey Pocus
    Betty
  9. 8. Triangle Wrangle
    Archie
  10. 9. A Mouthful
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Fall Guy
    Archie
  12. 11. A Date with a Dream
    Betty
  13. 12. Live and Learn
    Archie I
  14. 13. Fite Fright
    Reggie
  15. 14. Wry Reply
    Dilton
  16. 15. Equation Situation
    Dilton
  17. 16. Girl Whirl
    Archie
  18. 17. Action Faction
    Miss Grundy
  19. 18. Burn Concern
    Miss Grundy
  20. 19. Not a Chance
    Mr. Weatherbee
  21. 20. A Crying Shame
    Betty and Me
  22. 21. The Handy-Man Can
    Archie
  23. 22. A Window Pain!
    Li'l Jinx's Chum Charley
  24. 23. Delightful Sightful
    Archie
  25. 24. Pin Din
    Big Moose
  26. 25. Cool Fool
    Big Moose
  27. 26. Greek Treat
    Archie
  28. 27. Spoilsport
    Archie
  29. 28. Team Esteem
    Mr. Weatherbee
  30. 29. Gobble Squabble
    Archie
  31. 30. The Sportsman
    Archie Fashions
  32. 31. Slanguage Problem
    Archie
  33. 32. Conversation Consternation
    Mr. Lodge
  34. 33. Copy Caper
    Big Ethel
  35. 34. The Reject
    Jughead
  36. 35. Uptight Foresight
    Archie
  37. 36. Traveler's Aid
    Mister Lodge
  38. 37. Yolk Joke
    Archie
  39. 38. News Muse
    Archie
  40. 39. There's Nothing Like the Present
    Big Ethel
  41. 40. Blizzard Wizard
    Jughead
  42. 41. Cape Caper
    Archie
  43. 42. Bill Chill
    Archie
  44. 43. Hide Your Hide
    Archie
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