(December 2011)

Archie, 1987 Series
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164
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
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722627469502 95
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Digest
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Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

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

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
Halloween; moon; pumpkins; witches

Indexer Notes

Halloween cover.

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The coolest Archie shirts around!

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Ad for Archie t-shirts.

Inside front cover.

Saving the Monster Museum (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Jason Plodd
Synopsis
Jason Plodd, curator of the local museum that specializes in supernatural artifacts, hires the kids to investigate rumors of witches and ghosts in neighboring towns.
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Archie Meets KISS

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House ad for the Archie Meets KISS mini-series.

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Archie Comics Digital Universe

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Ad for Archie Comic's digital download app.

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Betty's Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dear diary, yesterday Archie flipped over me!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie flip a coin to see who gets to ask Veronica out.
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A Night to Remember (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie thinks Betty is moving away from Riverdale so decides to give her one perfect night before she leaves.
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Mutual Appreciation Society (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty thinks Veronica is a "know-it-all" and Veronica thinks Betty shouldn't be such a do-gooder.
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Kevin Keller Four Issue Mini-series

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Order form for the 4 issue Kevin Keller mini series.

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Archie the Married Life

Indexer Notes

Order form for Archie the Married Life collection.

Career Daze (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Ms. Mercury
Synopsis
As Career Day comes to Riverdale, the girls dream about which career paths they'd like to follow.
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Dollars & Sense (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to explain the concept of the "dollar store" to Veronica.
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Chip Off the Old Block (Table of Contents: 12)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jay Ditto
Synopsis
Veronica finds a potato chip that looks like Archie. The story spreads until she appears on the Late Show with Jay Ditto.
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Indexer Notes

Jay Ditto is an homage to late-night TV host Jay Leno.

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Archie Marries Betty & Veronica

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Subscription information for Life With Archie magazine.

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Archie Comics Digital Universe

Indexer Notes

Information about Archie Comics digital comics.

Out, Darned Spot (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty throws a party but Archie manages to make mess after mess.
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Pick Kick (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty want's Archie's opinion on which lipstick looks the best.
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Keywords
lipstick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
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Good Heavens! Your house sounds haunted!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie helps Veronica carve a pumpkin for Halloween.
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  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

On the Job (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's father thinks she spends too much time on the phone.
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[Ginger #1] (Table of Contents: 19)

Ginger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger
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Indexer Notes

Used as a title page for the next section containing Ginger reprints.

Winner Lose (Table of Contents: 20)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz (credited)
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Samm Schwartz (credited)
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Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger; Patsy; Bunny; Ickky; Beanpole Kelly
Synopsis
Ginger plans to steal Bunny's date for prom to get even for Bunny stealing her date.
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The People's Choice (Table of Contents: 21)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz (credited)
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Samm Schwartz (credited)
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Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger
Synopsis
Ginger can't decide which sweater to buy.
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Spies and Dolls (Table of Contents: 22)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
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Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger; Patsy; Ickky
Synopsis
When the girls go on strike from dating the boys dress Ickky up in a dress and send him to get information.
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The Best of Archie Comics

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House ad for The Best of Archie Comics collection.

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Obama and Palin in Riverdale

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House ad for the Obama & Palin in Riverdale collection.

It's All in the Bag! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Von Pablo
Synopsis
Veronica must find the perfect date to go with her new Phrada handbag.
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Virtues! (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
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Synopsis
Unscramble the letters puzzle.
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Indexer Notes

The signature that appears in the original printing is absent in this printing.

Secret Recipe (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty makes an apple crisp for Archie but her mom's bridge club accidentally eats it.
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Betty's Fashion Page (Table of Contents: 28)

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
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Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Paper doll.

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Archie Christmas Classics

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House ad for the Archie Christmas Classics collection.

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Archie World Tour

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie World Tour collection.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch (Table of Contents: 31)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
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Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as a title page for the next section featuring Sabrina reprints.

Wild, Wicked Ways (Table of Contents: 32)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Principal Hexley; Gretchen
Synopsis
Sabrina helps out at a school for young witches during her break.
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Unforeseen Scene (Table of Contents: 33)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Sabrina; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Sabrina uses her powers to get ready quickly in the morning.
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Good Neighbor Sam (Table of Contents: 34)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Harvey; Harry the Horse
Synopsis
Harvey throws a tomato at Harry the Horse but Sabrina gets blamed.
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Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel

Indexer Notes

Order form for Sabrina the Animated Series collection.

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The Best of Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Best of Sabrina the Teenage Witch collection.

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

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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What shall we do tonight?
Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica want Archie and Jughead to be spontaneous.
Reprints
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Indexer Notes

comic strip reprint.

Running Gag (Table of Contents: 38)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Web (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Mrs. Benson; Luci (Mrs. Benson's cat)
Synopsis
Betty's morning run is interrupted when she stops to retrieve an old lady's cat.
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Indexer Notes

In this printing the name of the cat is changed from Lucifer to "Luci!", leaving some extra blank space in certain word balloons.

Poetic Injustice! (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica goes to the park to get inspiration for her poetry assignment.
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Family Fight (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
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Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The teens take on their parents on the game show Family Fight.
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Indexer Notes

Family Fight is a parody of the game show Family Feud.

History Buff (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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McDermott (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is inspired to throw a toga party during her Greek history class.
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For Veronica's Eyes Only (Table of Contents: 42)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Justin Tanley; Dilton Doiley; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica starts wearing glasses to attract a boy and suddenly becomes more studious.
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The Archie Babies

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House ad for The Archie Babies collection.

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The original seven Archie "Will You Marry Me?" issues available now as a set

Indexer Notes

Information on ordering the original 7 issues that published the "Will You Marry Me?" storyline.

Cultured Pearls (Table of Contents: 45)

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

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Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy [as Kennedy] (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to take Archie and Reggie to the ballet.
Reprints
Keywords
ballet

Romantic Times (Table of Contents: 46)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Adams; Mrs. Adams
Synopsis
Betty and Archie volunteer at a retirement community and discuss how romance has changed with the modern times.

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Subscribe Today

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Subscription information for various Archie series.

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Everything's Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Archie Wall Art now available

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Ad for Archie posters.

Inside back cover.

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Scholastic Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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The Empire of Gut and Bone

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Ad for a series of novels by M.T. Anderson.

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["The coolest Archie shirts around!"]
    popfunk
  3. 2. Saving the Monster Museum
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  5. 4. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
  6. 5. ["Dear diary, yesterday Archie flipped over me!"]
    Betty's Diary
  7. 6. A Night to Remember
    Betty
  8. 7. Mutual Appreciation Society
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Kevin Keller Four Issue Mini-series"]
  10. 9. ["Archie the Married Life"]
  11. 10. Career Daze
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Dollars & Sense
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Chip Off the Old Block
    Veronica
  14. 13. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  15. 14. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
  16. 15. Out, Darned Spot
    Betty
  17. 16. Pick Kick
    Betty
  18. 17. ["Good Heavens! Your house sounds haunted!"]
    Archie
  19. 18. On the Job
    Veronica
  20. 19. [Ginger #1]
    Ginger
  21. 20. Winner Lose
    Ginger
  22. 21. The People's Choice
    Ginger
  23. 22. Spies and Dolls
    Ginger
  24. 23. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  25. 24. ["Obama and Palin in Riverdale"]
  26. 25. It's All in the Bag!
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Virtues!
    Veronica
  28. 27. Secret Recipe
    Betty
  29. 28. Betty's Fashion Page
  30. 29. ["Archie Christmas Classics"]
  31. 30. ["Archie World Tour"]
  32. 31. Sabrina the Teenage Witch
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  33. 32. Wild, Wicked Ways
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  34. 33. Unforeseen Scene
    Sabrina
  35. 34. Good Neighbor Sam
    Sabrina
  36. 35. ["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"]
  37. 36. ["The Best of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"]
  38. 37. ["What shall we do tonight?"]
    Archie
  39. 38. Running Gag
    Betty
  40. 39. Poetic Injustice!
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Family Fight
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. History Buff
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. For Veronica's Eyes Only
    Veronica
  44. 43. ["The Archie Babies"]
  45. 44. ["The original seven Archie "Will You Marry Me?" issues available now as a set"]
  46. 45. Cultured Pearls
    Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. Romantic Times
    Betty
  48. 47. ["Subscribe Today"]
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  50. 49. ["Archie Wall Art now available"]
    Allposters.com
  51. 50. ["The Empire of Gut and Bone"]
    Scholastic Books
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