(February 2011)

Archie, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year except May and December
On-sale date
2010-12-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469531 00111
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

ISSN: 10954953

Cover title: Archie & Friends Double Digest
Indicia title: Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine

On-Sale date from Archie Double Digest #217.


Cyber Adventures Part 1 of 5 (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Genre
adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

[My Comics Are Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 2)

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Indexer Notes

Title page and credits for the lead story.

Adventures in the Wonder Realm Part One (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stephen Oswald
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Joe Morciglio; Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Harlem Globetrotters [Meadowlark Lemon; others] (cameo; flashback); Li'l Archie (cameo; flashback); Li'l Jughead (cameo; flashback); Li'l Reggie (cameo; flashback); Li'l Betty (cameo; flashback); Li'l Veronica (cameo; flashback)
Synopsis
Dilton creates a MMO computer game that allows the Archie Gang to enter the computer landscape thru their ZBox's. When something goes wrong, the Archie Gang is trapped inside the game.
Reprints
Keywords
MMO; video game; virtual reality

Dilton's Doofy Inventions (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton invents a boomerang baseball, a remote controlled vacuum, air-conditioned hat, spinach-ripple ice cream, robot dance shoes, bananas and oranges with edible skin, artificial turf toupee and a dictionary with blank pages.
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Indexer Notes

This might be from Dilton's Strange Science (Archie, 1989 series) #4 but needs confirmation.

[Archie Comic Book Club] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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[Comic Book Fairs] (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Synopsis
Information on helping your school have an Archie Comics themed book fair.

The Great Haunt Hunt (Table of Contents: 7)

Svenson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Svenson; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Svenson thinks his new apartment is haunted.
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Boobology (Table of Contents: 8)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy wants Moose to read something with more "meat" to it.
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[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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Symptomania (Table of Contents: 11)

Chuck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Coach Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Chuck is a hypochondriac, but Dilton figures out how to cure him.
Reprints

Plane Crazy (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee sees paper airplanes in the hallway and jumps to the wrong conclusion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Secrets of the Deep Part One (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The Riverdale Gang go to Florida to study marine animals and discover a chest of gold coins while scuba diving.
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Keywords
coral reef; electric eel; scuba diving; sunken treasure

[Politics Unusual!] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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[New Kids Off The Wall] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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Secrets of the Deep Part Two (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While trying to raise the box of gold coins they found on the ocean floor, the Riverdale gang is attacked by the crooks who stole the loot in the first place.
Reprints
Keywords
coral reef; electric eel; scuba diving; sunken treasure

Hare Raising (Table of Contents: 17)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie and Jughead try to pull a joke on Archie by having Jughead dress up in a giant rabbit suit.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie and Me Comics Digest (Archie, 2017 series) #13, no credits listed in this digest.

Given the Business (Table of Contents: 18)

Pop Tate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Vigoda

Genre
humor
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Pop Tate says he'll give Jughead the store when he retires. Shortly after, strange accidents happen around Pop Tate, and he believes that Jughead and Archie are trying to get him to retire.
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Indexer Notes

Credits changed to reflect the credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #65. Bill Vigoda was an artist not a writer so previous credits were almost surely incorrect.

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

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[Archie Digest Collector's Sets] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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[Archie's Weird Mysteries] (Table of Contents: 21)

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Indexer Notes

Title page for the next section of the digest.

The Faculstein Monster! (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Castiglia (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Coach Clayton; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley; The Faculstein Monster; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
A Faculstein Monster is created by combining the worst aspects of four of Riverdale's teachers.
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Fall For It Classic! (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Castiglia
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smelltoids; Brawnux
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead tune into an outer space sports match on Jughead's new Super-Duper Satellite TV.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is also reprinted in The Best of Archie Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #[nn]

[Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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[Archie Receives Stamp of Approval] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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Stamp of Approval (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Through a series of mishaps Jughead ends up covering himself in stamps.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #284.

Call to Arms (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie thinks he has the secret to beating Moose in arm-wrestling.
Reprints
Keywords
arm wrestling

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #24, no credits listed in this digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Mr. Weatherbee Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't hollar, I served you first, didn't I?!?
Genre
humor
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee ends up wearing his lunch.
Reprints

Heated Discussion (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie & Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie tests Dilton's latest invention, a Thermo Gravity Infra-Red Funnel Field Belt.

A Close Shave (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Put the letters in order puzzle.
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Prize Rise (Table of Contents: 31)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie awards Veronica first prize as the most attractive girl at his party.
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[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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[B & V Friends Double Digest] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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Sliding Scale (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie take Jughead to a ski resort with them, but when Jughead turns out to be a better snowboarder than they are, all the girls ignore Archie and Reggie and follow Jughead around.
Reprints
Keywords
snowboarding

Communication Gap (Table of Contents: 35)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Carlos Antunes
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Coach Kleats; Coach Clayton; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Coach Kleats shows Coach Clayton how to get the players to stop watching girls and practice.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #75, no credits listed in this digest.

Lob Job (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gets Veronica a job delivering papers.

Snow Go (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie builds a snowman that looks like Mr. Weatherbee.

Back to Science (Table of Contents: 38)

Professor Flutesnoot / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Circle-a-word puzzle.
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Kiss Bliss! (Table of Contents: 39)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is going to teach Moose not to kiss girls in the hallways.
Reprints

[Li'l Jinx Not So Li'l Anymore...] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

[Love & Marriage] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

[Archie 3000] (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie 3000 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Synopsis
Title page for the next section which contains Archie 3000 stories.

Flower Power! (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Archie 3000; Betty 3000; Veronica 3000; Dilton 3000; Jughead 3000; Reggie 3000
Synopsis
Betty 3000 sends Archie 3000 an exotic plant that begins to grow out of control in Earth's atmosphere.
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Veronica's Planet! (Table of Contents: 44)

Veronica 3000 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Veronica 3000; Betty 3000
Synopsis
Veronica 3000's dad buys her a planet.
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[Veronica Times Three] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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[Archie and Friends Double Digest] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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Sculpture Schemer (Table of Contents: 47)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica and a professional sculptor enter a snow sculpture contest to prevent Betty and Archie from winning the five hundred dollar prize and spending it together.
Reprints

Dilton's Double (Table of Contents: 48)

Dilton / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Mindy Eisman (credited)

Genre
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Jodie Doiley; Dr. Artie Fishal; Dilton Doiley (android)
Synopsis
Dilton signs up for a time management course and gets an android that is supposed to do his unwanted chores so he will have more time to do things he wants to do.
Reprints
Keywords
android; magnet

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

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[Next Time in Archie & Friends Double Digest] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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[archiedigital.com] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cyber Adventures Part 1 of 5
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. [My Comics Are Archie Comics]
  3. 2. [Title Page]
  4. 3. Adventures in the Wonder Realm Part One
    Archie & Friends
  5. 4. Dilton's Doofy Inventions
  6. 5. [Archie Comic Book Club]
  7. 6. [Comic Book Fairs]
  8. 7. The Great Haunt Hunt
    Svenson
  9. 8. Boobology
    Moose
  10. 9. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. Symptomania
    Chuck
  13. 12. Plane Crazy
    Mr. Weatherbee
  14. 13. Secrets of the Deep Part One
    Archie at Riverdale
  15. 14. [Politics Unusual!]
  16. 15. [New Kids Off The Wall]
  17. 16. Secrets of the Deep Part Two
    Archie at Riverdale
  18. 17. Hare Raising
    Reggie
  19. 18. Given the Business
    Pop Tate
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. [Archie Digest Collector's Sets]
  22. 21. [Archie's Weird Mysteries]
  23. 22. The Faculstein Monster!
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  24. 23. Fall For It Classic!
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  25. 24. [Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!]
  26. 25. [Archie Receives Stamp of Approval]
  27. 26. Stamp of Approval
    Archie & Friends
  28. 27. Call to Arms
    Reggie
  29. 28. ["Don't hollar, I served you first, didn't I?!?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Pin-Up
  30. 29. Heated Discussion
    Archie & Dilton
  31. 30. A Close Shave
    Reggie
  32. 31. Prize Rise
    Reggie
  33. 32. [Archie Americana Series]
  34. 33. [B & V Friends Double Digest]
  35. 34. Sliding Scale
    Archie & Friends
  36. 35. Communication Gap
    Coach Kleats
  37. 36. Lob Job
    Mr. Lodge
  38. 37. Snow Go
    Mr. Weatherbee
  39. 38. Back to Science
    Professor Flutesnoot
  40. 39. Kiss Bliss!
    Moose
  41. 40. [Li'l Jinx Not So Li'l Anymore...]
  42. 41. [Love & Marriage]
  43. 42. [Archie 3000]
    Archie 3000
  44. 43. Flower Power!
    Archie 3000
  45. 44. Veronica's Planet!
    Veronica 3000
  46. 45. [Veronica Times Three]
  47. 46. [Archie and Friends Double Digest]
  48. 47. Sculpture Schemer
    Betty and Veronica
  49. 48. Dilton's Double
    Dilton
  50. 49. [Now is the best time to subscribe.]
  51. 50. [Next Time in Archie & Friends Double Digest]
  52. 51. [archiedigital.com]
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
    Dragon Quest
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