(May 1996)

Archie, 1986 Series
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Pages
100
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twice a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
009128468563 35
Editing
Nanci Dakesian; Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you think I'm smart enough to get on one of these game shows?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Surprise! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Harold Smith (as Hal Smith)
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Fernando Ruiz
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Jon D'Agostino
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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Psst, Betty... a bunch of us are trying to break the record for making the largest burrito!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie convinces Betty to get Jughead away from the school gym where they’re trying to break the record making the largest burrito.
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Bug A-Boo! (Table of Contents: 2)

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Archie has a bug-a-phobia!
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humor; teen
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Sports Puzzle (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Unscramble the letters to discover what sports Jughead likes...
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humor; teen
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The Dynamic Do (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica 3000! / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Egads! Veronica's definitely the first on her block to have a hairdo like this!
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humor; teen
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Uh-Oh! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Archie just received a threatening letter!
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teen
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Automation Frustration (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Harold Smith (as Hal Smith)
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Sean Murphy
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I'd like to get a part-time job, but nobody is hiring!
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humor; teen
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Bedtime Stories! (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Jellybean can't go to bed...
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Who, Me? (Table of Contents: 8)

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Reggie may be trying to look innocent...
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humor; teen
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Throw Affair! (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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In the word search, find the 5 things that you can throw!
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humor; teen
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Total Board-om! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Archie's ripping up the ramps with his latest moves!
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humor; teen
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Date Fate! (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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One of these lucky guys has a date with Veronica!
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humor; teen
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No Comparison (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Stan Goldberg
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Oh, wow, Betty! Nobody bakes fudge brownies like you... nobody!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mildred the robot
Synopsis
At an electronics trade show, Archie tries to decide whether Betty or a robot would make a better tutor.
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Keywords
robot

Indexer Notes

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

Food Rude! (Table of Contents: 13)

Pop Tate / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pop Tate is mad at Jughead again!
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humor
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Lotsa Money! (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Unscramble the words below to discover some things you can have...
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humor; teen

Auto Class! (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Betty's been taking an auto repair class!
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humor; teen

Dog Gone! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

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Sniff!
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humor; children
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Dilton's Puzzle Pals Number 4 (Table of Contents: 17)

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Archie Artist Match
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humor; teen

Zelda Brew List! (Table of Contents: 18)

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Unscramble the letters to find the stuff Zelda's been putting into her latest brew!
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humor; fantasy-supernatural

Chuck Sports (Table of Contents: 19)

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Chuck has to decide what sports to play in school next year!
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humor; teen
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Tut Rut (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Puff! Puff! It's a good thing I arrived here early!
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humor
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Betty's Bowling Frenzy!! (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Help Betty improve her game!
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humor; teen
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Night Sounds! (Table of Contents: 22)

Aunt Hilda / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Cross out every other letter to find Zelda's favorite night sounds!
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humor; fantasy-supernatural

Without a Song! (Table of Contents: 23)

The Archies Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Use the wild array of letters on this page...
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humor; teen
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Best Dressed Man (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Veronica, you're throwing a party and I'm not invited?
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humor; teen
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Weight for Me!! (Table of Contents: 25)

Moose Mason / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Moose is always lifting weights!
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humor; teen

Luck Struck (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Oh, Archie! That looks like a fun ride!
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humor; teen
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You'd Better Eat It! (Table of Contents: 27)

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Yes! You'd better eat what Miss Beazly serves you!
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humor
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Broke Again! (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Unscramble the words below to find out what Archie needs!
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humor; teen
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Mum's the Word (Table of Contents: 30)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Good morning, Archie!
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humor
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Sabrina's Cat Salem Puzzle! (Table of Contents: 31)

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Unscramble the words below!
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humor; animal; fantasy-supernatural

Sabrina's Family Tree Code! (Table of Contents: 32)

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Sabrina has a werewolf in her family!
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humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen

Lost Coin Maze!! (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie's Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Archie's done it again, gang!
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humor; teen
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Hearts & Flowers Coloring Page!! (Table of Contents: 34)

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Pop Tate Lunch (Table of Contents: 35)

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The crowd's in the Choc'lit Shop for lunch!
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humor
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Protection Selection (Table of Contents: 36)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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No matter what I wear, I always hurt myself in the end!
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humor; teen
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Home Improvement (Table of Contents: 37)

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humor; advocacy; teen

Sweater Fashions (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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A stinky sweater
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humor; fashion; teen
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Spell Check! (Table of Contents: 39)

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Sabrina has a crush on a new warlock in town!
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humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen

Back Problems (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Sorry, Charley Hawse!
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humor; children
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The Other One (Table of Contents: 41)

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I'd like to try out with the pitchers, coach!
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What's in a Name? (Table of Contents: 42)

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There's only one Cheryl Blossom...
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Ski Spree! (Table of Contents: 43)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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What's Veronica's favorite part of her ski vacation?
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humor; teen
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Jug Jones Food Detective (Table of Contents: 44)

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Someone's made off with the meat loaf...
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Dear Diary (Table of Contents: 45)

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Betty just wrote a juicy secret in her diary!
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Do you think I'm smart enough to get on one of these game shows?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Surprise!
    Archie
  3. 2. Bug A-Boo!
    Archie
  4. 3. Sports Puzzle
    Jughead
  5. 4. The Dynamic Do
    Veronica 3000!
  6. 5. Uh-Oh!
    Archie
  7. 6. Automation Frustration
    Archie
  8. 7. Bedtime Stories!
    Jughead
  9. 8. Who, Me?
    Reggie
  10. 9. Throw Affair!
    Jughead
  11. 10. Total Board-om!
    Archie
  12. 11. Date Fate!
    Veronica
  13. 12. No Comparison
    Betty [Archie feature]
  14. 13. Food Rude!
    Pop Tate
  15. 14. Lotsa Money!
    Veronica
  16. 15. Auto Class!
    Betty
  17. 16. Dog Gone!
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. Dilton's Puzzle Pals Number 4
    Dilton
  19. 18. Zelda Brew List!
    Zelda
  20. 19. Chuck Sports
    Chuck
  21. 20. Tut Rut
    Mr. Weatherbee
  22. 21. Betty's Bowling Frenzy!!
    Betty
  23. 22. Night Sounds!
    Aunt Hilda
  24. 23. Without a Song!
    The Archies Puzzle Page
  25. 24. Best Dressed Man
    Archie
  26. 25. Weight for Me!!
    Moose Mason
  27. 26. Luck Struck
    Archie
  28. 27. You'd Better Eat It!
    Miss Beazly
  29. 28. Broke Again!
    Archie
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  31. 30. Mum's the Word
    Mr. Weatherbee
  32. 31. Sabrina's Cat Salem Puzzle!
    Sabrina's Cat Salem
  33. 32. Sabrina's Family Tree Code!
    Sabrina
  34. 33. Lost Coin Maze!!
    Archie's Puzzle Page
  35. 34. Hearts & Flowers Coloring Page!!
    Betty
  36. 35. Pop Tate Lunch
    Pop Tate
  37. 36. Protection Selection
    Jughead
  38. 37. Home Improvement
    Veronica
  39. 38. Sweater Fashions
    Archie
  40. 39. Spell Check!
    Sabrina
  41. 40. Back Problems
    Li'l Jinx
  42. 41. The Other One
    Archie
  43. 42. What's in a Name?
    Cheryl Blossom
  44. 43. Ski Spree!
    Veronica
  45. 44. Jug Jones Food Detective
    Jughead
  46. 45. Dear Diary
    Betty
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