(August 1988)

Archie, 1977 Series
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aren't you next, miss?
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie #284.

The Final Test (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman; Nanci Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

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

Stick Shtick (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Alice Cooper
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Gym Vim (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Gladys; Archie Andrews
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Rad Pad (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie needs a cheek pad after Veronica slaps him.
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Knuckle Chuckle (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie says he's going to figure out which is smaller, Moose's IQ or Archie's allowance.
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Stairway to the Stars (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / 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; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica has the decorative post on the staircase banister removed so she and Betty can slide down it.
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Candid Caricature (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx's Chum Russ / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Russ; Miss Tayke; Mort the worry wart; Li'l Jinx; Greg; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Russ's ability to caricature gets him in all sorts of trouble.
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Froggy Fracas (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
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Key Glee (Table of Contents: 9)

Ambrose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose
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Seat Treat (Table of Contents: 10)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

Cloud Crowd (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee

It Seams Sew Sad (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]; Cheryl Blossom; Jason Blossom
Synopsis
In another plot to humiliate the Archies, Cheryl Blossom gets Jason to steal her a dress that Veronica designed so she can wear it herself. But Cheryl doesn't realize that while Veronica is a good designer, she's a terrible seamstress.
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Indexer Notes

In the original version of this story, Cheryl is wearing nothing under the dress when it falls apart (with her arm strategically concealing this fact). In a digest reprint, the panels were re-drawn so she had a slip on.

When reprinted in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #29, writing is credited to George Gladir and pencils are credited to Dan DeCarlo Jr.

The Uninvited (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose
Synopsis
Harvey tags along on a family outing, not realizing that Sabrina and her family are headed to an outing for witches.
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Fair Despair (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Bet Vignette (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead bets Reggie that he can catch a fish without using a line.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing

Book Mark (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 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; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are both adamant about not letting Archie go to the library.
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A Little Bull (Table of Contents: 17)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Hilda; Ambrose
Synopsis
Ambrose wants to be a bull fighter.
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Boss Toss (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

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

Junk for Joy (Table of Contents: 19)

Chuck 'n' Nancy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Cricket O'Dell
Synopsis
Chuck and Nancy catch a pickpocket at the local flea market.
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Keywords
flea market

Jive Dive (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Dix
Synopsis
Archie's diving needs work.
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Dog-Gone It (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie tries hiring himself out to walk dogs to earn money to take Veronica out. But the plan ends up biting his father.
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Shark Lark (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead comes across a shark while scuba-diving. When he comes onto the dock and Ethel is there to greet him he retreats back into the shark infested water.
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Ban the Body (Table of Contents: 23)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Cousin Ambrose; Della The Head Witch
Synopsis
Hilda disapproves of Sabrina's bikini and uses her magic to keep the girl from wearing it. Then Hilda gets a dose of her own medicine.
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Flake Outbreak (Table of Contents: 24)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Midge wants to forget about their fight and make up.
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Pear Affair (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge doesn't like Veronica's 'pear' group.
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Base Bawl (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie drops a fly ball.
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Keywords
baseball

Jerk for a Day (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead works at the Choklit shoppe with disastrous results.
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Date Dotty (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica asks Archie about an important date.
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Clean Scene (Table of Contents: 29)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's friends clean out the fridge.
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Bubble Trouble (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
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Wonder Blunder (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
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Woman's Work (Table of Contents: 32)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe
Synopsis
Bingo and Samantha come up with a system to handle other guys hitting on her at the beach.
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Indexer Notes

Writer and inker credit from 2014 reprint. Previous indexer felt Frank Doyle had written the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
She’s terrific…
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Zelda the Great
Reprints
Keywords
psychic

The Wild Wooly West (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Old West sayings with humorous modern interpretations.
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The Gamblers (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead drive Veronica crazy by placing million-dollar bets on everything they do.
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Strange Exchange (Table of Contents: 36)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wouldn't talk to Archie if he was the last man on Earth.
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Boomerang Magic (Table of Contents: 37)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie and the Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown]; Alexandra Cabot; Sebastian
Synopsis
The Pussycats pool their money for a weekend at a luxurious resort hotel. Alexandra secretly follows them and uses her witchcraft to cause them to have accidents, and then, to ruin their weekend completely, she turns all their cash into play money.
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Flub Bub (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
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Danger Arranger (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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Dan Decarlo ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica talk about bikinis.
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Chore Flaw (Table of Contents: 40)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's mother asks him to mow the lawn.
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Tent Comment (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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Genre
teen
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Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy challenges Mr. Weatherbee to say something nice about Archie.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Mr. Lodge Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ahhh --- Peace and quiet!
Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge enjoys peace and quiet on the beach.
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Green Scene (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Gladys
Synopsis
Gladys thinks Archie has a beautiful shape to his head.
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Castle Hassle (Table of Contents: 44)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose will fight anybody who tries to knock down his sand castle, including the tide.
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Wheel Wail (Table of Contents: 45)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge develops a healthy hatred for roller-skates.
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Magic Moments (Table of Contents: 46)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie won't go to the beach with Jughead if he wears his "magic" girl attracting pin on his hat.
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Hurly Burly (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie thinks it is the last week of school vacation.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Aren't you next, miss?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Final Test
    Archie
  3. 2. Stick Shtick
    Betty
  4. 3. Gym Vim
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Rad Pad
    Archie
  6. 5. Knuckle Chuckle
    Big Moose
  7. 6. Stairway to the Stars
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Candid Caricature
    Li'l Jinx's Chum Russ
  9. 8. Froggy Fracas
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Key Glee
    Ambrose
  11. 10. Seat Treat
    Moose
  12. 11. Cloud Crowd
    Mr. Weatherbee
  13. 12. It Seams Sew Sad
    The Archies
  14. 13. The Uninvited
    Sabrina
  15. 14. Fair Despair
    Archie
  16. 15. Bet Vignette
    Jughead
  17. 16. Book Mark
    Archie
  18. 17. A Little Bull
    Sabrina
  19. 18. Boss Toss
    Jughead
  20. 19. Junk for Joy
    Chuck 'n' Nancy
  21. 20. Jive Dive
    Archie
  22. 21. Dog-Gone It
    Archie
  23. 22. Shark Lark
    Jughead
  24. 23. Ban the Body
    Sabrina
  25. 24. Flake Outbreak
    Moose
  26. 25. Pear Affair
    Mr. Lodge
  27. 26. Base Bawl
    Archie
  28. 27. Jerk for a Day
    Jughead
  29. 28. Date Dotty
    Veronica
  30. 29. Clean Scene
    Mister Lodge
  31. 30. Bubble Trouble
    Hot Dog
  32. 31. Wonder Blunder
    Big Moose
  33. 32. Woman's Work
    That Wilkin Boy
  34. 33. ["She’s terrific…"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  35. 34. The Wild Wooly West
    Archie
  36. 35. The Gamblers
    Archie
  37. 36. Strange Exchange
    Veronica
  38. 37. Boomerang Magic
    Josie and the Pussycats
  39. 38. Flub Bub
    Archie
  40. 39. Danger Arranger
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Chore Flaw
    Jughead
  42. 41. Tent Comment
    Mr. Weatherbee
  43. 42. ["Ahhh --- Peace and quiet!"]
    Mr. Lodge Pin Up
  44. 43. Green Scene
    Archie
  45. 44. Castle Hassle
    Big Moose
  46. 45. Wheel Wail
    Mr. Lodge
  47. 46. Magic Moments
    Jughead
  48. 47. Hurly Burly
    Archie
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