(December 2010)

Archie, 1987 Series
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's only room for one on this runway!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
fashion show

[DC Super Heroes Pop-Up Book] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Little Brown and Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Walk the Walk? (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Pop Tate; Mr. Spif; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty is practicing her "runway walk" in hopes of being selected for a fashion show.
Reprints
Keywords
fashion show; runway

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

[Scooby-Doo! and the Spooky Swamp] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Nintendo DS / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Work It Out (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rex Lindsey
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex Lindsey

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica work out in stylish leotards while the boys admire them.
Reprints
Keywords
exercise

Hide & Seek (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Angelo De Cesare (credited as Angelo DeCesare)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica spies on Betty and Archie when they go see a horror movie.
Reprints
Keywords
movie theater; zombie

Crowning Achievement (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica assumes she will win the vote for homecoming queen but she refuses to join the committees which turns the tide against her.
Reprints
Keywords
dance; homecoming queen

Indexer Notes

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

Fashion Bashin' (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty accidentally gives her denim clothes a "stone washed" look.
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[Betty's Diary Graphic Novel Offer] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[Archiedigital.com] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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Change in Plans! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Snodgrass; Archie Andrews; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica thinks of transferring to a private school.
Reprints
Keywords
private school

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #267, no credits listed in this digest

Saleslady Killer (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Candy; Bonnie
Synopsis
Betty takes Archie shopping with her when she tries to find a dress.
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Star Trick! (Table of Contents: 12)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Marcie Goodman; Carlton; Tad Britt; Nadia Schaffer
Synopsis
Veronica meets entertainment reporter Marcie Goodman.
Reprints
Keywords
Manhattan

Indexer Notes

First word balloons appears to be relettered in this printing.

[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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[Comic Book Fairs] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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Soccermania (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Local moms want Betty to coach their girls youth soccer team.
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Keywords
soccer

Betty's Fashions For All Seasons (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?

Characters
Betty Cooper
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Indexer Notes

Fashions for each season.

[Get the Archie Comics App!] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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['Tis the Season] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

No Choke (Table of Contents: 20)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Susan Berkley
Pencils
John S. Lucas
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Lucki Red Lorelei; Hal Adams; Melissa Keene [Sis]
Synopsis
Katy runs into an old high school crush and she convinces him to quit smoking.
Reprints
Keywords
smoking

The Copy Caper (Table of Contents: 21)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
John Lucas
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Francois; Monsieur St. Yves; Monsieur Couchon; Melissa Keene [Sis]
Synopsis
Katy is in Paris to model for designer Francois, but the other designers accuse him of stealing their work.
Reprints
Keywords
Paris France

Indexer Notes

Fashions and haristyles submitted by Anika Franzen; Becky Stuehler; Raena Selip; Sarah Johnson; Breindy Mintz; Jennifer Zelvin; Vanessa Roldan; Brenda Biundo; Lucy Liow; Katrina Kuzyszyn

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

['Tis the Season To Give the Gift of Graphic Novels!] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[Archie Digest Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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Fitness Fit (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica shows off her high tech gym to Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
exercise equipment; rummage sale

Indexer Notes

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

Scream Test! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Tristan Gary Ivan Franks
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica attend a rock concert and end up giving the musician a ride back to his hotel.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Have A Heart (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
?
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word scramble puzzle.

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

Veronica's Fashion Lies (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Up and Out (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty knows how to handle a pesky salesman.
Reprints
Keywords
vacuum cleaners

Indexer Notes

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

[Archie Comics Book Club] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

[New Kids Off the Wall] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

Model Mania! (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie and Reggie are drooling over women's fashions in a magazine, Betty and Veronica decide to try to imitate the poses of the models in the magazine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Twist of Fate (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica sprains her ankle performing gymnastics. But the cane she's given to help her get around proves to be a menace to everyone else's health.
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Indexer Notes

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

Rhymes for the Rich (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica gets annoyed when the others start spouting superstitious rhymes about finding money and receiving good fortune.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Best of the Eighties Book 2] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

[Archie & Friends DVD's] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

Owls Well That Ends Well (Table of Contents: 36)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Archie refuses to help Veronica recover a rare Zambesia owl that escaped the mansion because he's helping Betty with her marathon run. But Betty spots the owl along the marathon course, just as a massive thunderstorm rolls up.
Reprints
Keywords
marathon

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty and Archie's date was going just perfectly...
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Uncover the mystery phrase puzzle.

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica rejects Archie for Reggie.
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Brat Attack (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie talk about a reality show where girls act like brats. Betty and Veronica are not fans of the show.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Oswald (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title for the next section featuring Cheryl Blossom reprints.

It's in her Kiss (Table of Contents: 41)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Cheryl wants to try out her new fruit flavored lip gloss on Archie but ends up attracting Jughead instead.
Reprints

Psyc-Out (Table of Contents: 42)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Sugar (Cheryl' cat); Cindy; Jamie; Sue
Synopsis
Cheryl believes that her limo driver, Jamie, has psychic powers.
Reprints
Keywords
telepathy

Pup Art (Table of Contents: 43)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Cheryl tries to bring her dog into an art gallery.
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[Battle of the BFF's] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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[Love & Marriage] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

Drive Me Crazy (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Grimley; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica remember when they learned to drive.
Reprints
Keywords
car; driver's education; driver's license; driving

Indexer Notes

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

It's in the Bag (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica brings a purse to school but misplaces it several times.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Plain Truth! (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jane Jones; Matt Rogers
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica attend a taping of the TV show Plain Jane.
Reprints

[Now is the best time to subscribe!] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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[Next Month] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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[Sym-Bionic Titan] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Ben 10 Ultimate Alien Cosmic Destruction] (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["There's only room for one on this runway!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [DC Super Heroes Pop-Up Book]
    Little Brown and Company
  3. 2. Walk the Walk?
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Scooby-Doo! and the Spooky Swamp]
    Nintendo DS
  5. 4. Work It Out
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Hide & Seek
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Crowning Achievement
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Fashion Bashin'
    Betty's Diary
  9. 8. [Betty's Diary Graphic Novel Offer]
  10. 9. [Archiedigital.com]
  11. 10. Change in Plans!
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Saleslady Killer
    Betty [Archie]
  13. 12. Star Trick!
    Veronica
  14. 13. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  15. 14. [Comic Book Fairs]
  16. 15. Soccermania
    Betty [Archie]
  17. 16. Betty's Fashions For All Seasons
    Betty
  18. 17. [Get the Archie Comics App!]
  19. 18. ['Tis the Season]
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Katy Keene
  21. 20. No Choke
    Katy Keene
  22. 21. The Copy Caper
    Katy Keene
  23. 22. ['Tis the Season To Give the Gift of Graphic Novels!]
  24. 23. [Archie Digest Collector Sets]
  25. 24. Fitness Fit
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Scream Test!
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Have A Heart
    Betty [Archie]
  28. 27. Veronica's Fashion Lies
    Veronica
  29. 28. Up and Out
    Betty [Archie]
  30. 29. [Archie Comics Book Club]
  31. 30. [New Kids Off the Wall]
  32. 31. Model Mania!
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Twist of Fate
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. Rhymes for the Rich
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. [Best of the Eighties Book 2]
  36. 35. [Archie & Friends DVD's]
  37. 36. Owls Well That Ends Well
    Betty [Archie]
  38. 37. ["Betty and Archie's date was going just perfectly..."]
    Betty
  39. 38. Voice Your Choice
    Archie
  40. 39. Brat Attack
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Cheryl Blossom
  42. 41. It's in her Kiss
    Cheryl Blossom
  43. 42. Psyc-Out
    Cheryl Blossom
  44. 43. Pup Art
    Cheryl Blossom
  45. 44. [Battle of the BFF's]
  46. 45. [Love & Marriage]
  47. 46. Drive Me Crazy
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. It's in the Bag
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. The Plain Truth!
    Betty and Veronica
  50. 49. [Now is the best time to subscribe!]
  51. 50. [Next Month]
  52. 51. [Sym-Bionic Titan]
    Cartoon Network
  53. 52. [Ben 10 Ultimate Alien Cosmic Destruction]
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