(January 2012)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
10 times a year (monthly except Feb. and Aug.)
On-sale date
2011-11-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816469500 19611
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Santa Claus; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Keywords
Christmas

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Popfunk / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's a Wrap! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
John Workman (credited)
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor/editor-in-chief)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The gang opens a kiosk in the mall to wrap presents for charity donations.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Allposters.com / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fashions by Betty (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

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Then and Now (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is putting together a show for Lodgeland that contrasts the way teens live today vs. the way they lived 100 years ago.

A Tale of Two Lockers (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica needs a bigger locker for all her stuff at school.
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Over and Out (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie is suddenly obsessively attentive to Betty's feelings and Betty loves it.
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Talk Talk Talk! (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Hiram makes Veronica hang up the phone and do something else, so she goes and uses the computer.
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Indexer Notes

Appears the last panel has been relettered to end the joke as "I'm on Twitter!" from it's original printing.

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Nintendo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Boys 'R Us (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica decides to create a book of photos of gorgeous guys.
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Indexer Notes

Mike Pellowski is incorrectly credited with pencils. When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #252, Jeff Shultz is credited with pencils and inks.

Choose or Lose (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Betty can't decide which movie to rent for movie night.
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Shopping 101 (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
When a burger joint takes over Riverdale's cafeteria, Veronica dreams of what it would be like to have the mall and the high school merge into one building-- with some good and not so good results.
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Little Brown and Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Dummy Up! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A store window mannequin looks just like Veronica.
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Rink Fink (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
As Reggie skates around the rink with Veronica and Betty, he tells them about his dream the previous night where he hit four home runs. Veronica calls him an ego-tripper and says he's always dreaming about himself. Reggie says this isn't true and that both Betty and Veronica were in the dream as well - cheering him on.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mary, have you...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's parents can complete each other's sentences.
Reprints
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Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
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[Ginger #1] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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?
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Ginger
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Used as the title page for the next section featuring Ginger reprints.

Who's Hungary (Table of Contents: 22)

Ginger / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger; Bunny; Ickky; Thorny
Synopsis
Ginger dresses up as a foreign bombshell to prove a point to Bunny.
Reprints

Quit Your Kidding! (Table of Contents: 23)

Ginger / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger; Ickky
Synopsis
Ginger wants Ickky to dress as a little kid for a masquerade ball.
Reprints

Batter Than Ever (Table of Contents: 24)

Ginger / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger; Patsy; Principal Hummingbird
Synopsis
Ginger and Patsy make a cake for Principal Hummingbird on his birthday.
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Baby Knows Best! (Table of Contents: 25)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger; Ickky
Synopsis
Ickky helps Ginger babysit.
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First and Last! (Table of Contents: 26)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger; Monk
Synopsis
Monk asks Ginger to dance.
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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Lure of the Arcade (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Harmon
Synopsis
Veronica is asked to help her dad figure out how to get more girls in the arcade at the mall.
Reprints

For Your Information! (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to get a date with the guy working the information booth at the mall.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

Call Brawl (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie calls Veronica for a date while Archie is at Veronica's house.
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Neat Feat (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The bowling alley gives Veronica a bowling pin, the only one she knocked over during 8 games.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Characters
Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

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

By the Book (Table of Contents: 37)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 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
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Harvey insists he can ski the professional slope, even though he's never skied before.
Reprints

Three Is Trouble (Table of Contents: 38)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda; Watchdog Committee; Tidbit O'Toole
Synopsis
Tidbit helps Sabrina and Aunt Hilda get even with the Watchdog Committee.
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"Archie the Married Life" (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

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

All Work & No Play (Table of Contents: 41)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Morgan; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty thinks working in the Toy Department will be fun.
Reprints

Stood Up (Table of Contents: 42)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

Looks Like Reindeer (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica orders some reindeer and they arrive the same night as a big party Mr. Lodge is hosting.
Reprints
Keywords
reindeer

A Lot of Living to Do (Table of Contents: 44)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is bored.
Reprints

[Katy Keene #12] (Table of Contents: 45)

Katy Keene / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Katy Keene
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Used as the title page for the next section featuring Katy Keene reprints.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Katy Keene; K.O. Kelly; Sis; Danny
Synopsis
K.O. buys Katy a hula-hoop.
Reprints
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Skating Queen (Table of Contents: 47)

Katy Keene / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Katy Keene; K.O. Kelly
Synopsis
Katy and Kelly go figure skating.
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Skating (Table of Contents: 48)

Katy Glamour Fashions / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Indexer Notes

Paper dolls.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

Katy Keene / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sis! Put That Book Away On Outer Space By U.R. Sputnik!
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Billy
Synopsis
Sis dreams she takes a rocket ship ride to an outer space Candy land.
Reprints

Rockets For Katy's Gang (Table of Contents: 50)

Katy Keene / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Katy Keene
Synopsis
Signature style rockets for Katy, K.O., Sis and Ditto.
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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Archie! Just what I've always wanted...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Both Betty and Veronica have to return the gifts Archie got them for Christmas.
Reprints
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Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Santa's Little Helper (Table of Contents: 54)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Phil
Synopsis
Archie is working as a mall Santa to make money for Christmas presents, but hasn't spent enough time with Veronica. She then gets hired as his assistant elf in order for them to spend time together.
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What's on Her Mind? (Table of Contents: 55)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper
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Indexer Notes

Word finding puzzle.

Animal Antics (Table of Contents: 56)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica thinks Reggie is a male chauvinist pig.
Reprints

The Real Thing (Table of Contents: 57)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty convinces Veronica that she should give to the less fortunate this Christmas. Veronica's idea of less fortunate is different than Betty's.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59) (Expand) /

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

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Nintendo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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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. It's a Wrap!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["The Muppets now starring in books!"]
    Little Brown and Company
  5. 4. ["Archie Wall Art now available"]
    Allposters.com
  6. 5. Fashions by Betty
  7. 6. Then and Now
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. A Tale of Two Lockers
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Over and Out
    Betty
  10. 9. Talk Talk Talk!
    Veronica
  11. 10. ["Mario Kart 7"]
    Nintendo
  12. 11. ["Archie Comics Digital Universe"]
  13. 12. Boys 'R Us
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Choose or Lose
    Betty
  15. 14. Shopping 101
    Veronica
  16. 15. ["How To Train Your Dragon"]
    Little Brown and Company
  17. 16. ["Archie Cyber Adventures"]
  18. 17. Dummy Up!
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Rink Fink
    Reggie
  20. 19. ["Mary, have you..."]
    Archie
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Veronica Pin Up
  22. 21. [Ginger #1]
    Ginger
  23. 22. Who's Hungary
    Ginger
  24. 23. Quit Your Kidding!
    Ginger
  25. 24. Batter Than Ever
    Ginger
  26. 25. Baby Knows Best!
    Ginger
  27. 26. First and Last!
    Ginger
  28. 27. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  29. 28. ["The Best of Archie Comics"]
  30. 29. Lure of the Arcade
    Veronica
  31. 30. For Your Information!
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Betty
  33. 32. Call Brawl
    Veronica
  34. 33. Neat Feat
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. ["Kevin Keller Four Issue Mini-series"]
  36. 35. ["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"]
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  38. 37. By the Book
    Sabrina
  39. 38. Three Is Trouble
    Sabrina
  40. 39. "Archie the Married Life"
  41. 40. ["The Best of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"]
  42. 41. All Work & No Play
    Betty
  43. 42. Stood Up
    Veronica
  44. 43. Looks Like Reindeer
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. A Lot of Living to Do
    Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. [Katy Keene #12]
    Katy Keene
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Katy Keene
  48. 47. Skating Queen
    Katy Keene
  49. 48. Skating
    Katy Glamour Fashions
  50. 49. ["Sis! Put That Book Away On Outer Space By U.R. Sputnik!"]
    Katy Keene
  51. 50. Rockets For Katy's Gang
    Katy Keene
  52. 51. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  53. 52. ["Archie Christmas Classics"]
  54. 53. ["Oh Archie! Just what I've always wanted..."]
    Archie
  55. 54. Santa's Little Helper
    Veronica
  56. 55. What's on Her Mind?
    Betty
  57. 56. Animal Antics
    Reggie
  58. 57. The Real Thing
    Betty and Veronica
  59. 58. ["Subscribe Today"]
  60. 59. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  61. 60. ["Super Mario 3D Land"]
    Nintendo
  62. 61. ["Relive the Adventure"]
    Lego
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
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