(August 2010)

Archie, 1984 Series
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164
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
722627469519 09
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Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This net is lower than I thought!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason

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Moonshadow / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Click Trick (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Editing
Mike Pellerito (managing editor); Victor Gorelick (editor)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie can't sleep because of the blinking lights outside his window.
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Cartoon Network / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Lunch Counter-Sign (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie thinks a sign at a diner is misspelled.

Double Trouble (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Sharon Taylor; Karen Taylor
Synopsis
Archie has a date with Sharon Taylor and Reggie has a date with her twin sister Karen Taylor. Things get confusing when they are both at the same restaurant.
Reprints
Keywords
twins

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #277, no credits listed in this digest.

Super Dupe-er (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mark
Synopsis
Archie helps his friend Mark at a comic book convention by dressing up as Hamsterman.
Reprints
Keywords
comic convention

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #288, no credits in this digest.

Stuck with You! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets a moving van stuck in a McBurger drive-thru.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #278, no credits listed in this digest.

That Rat Reggie (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Locate how many times the name Reggie is in the puzzle.

Garden Fools (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and his dad attempt to make a garden.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the original printing of this story, there are no credits listed in this digest.

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All Archie's Girls (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Helen; Carrie
Synopsis
When Veronica and Betty stumble on Archie's address book they think he has lots of girlfriends all over town, but they learn that he is simply helping with elderly shut-ins.
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The Invaders (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Irma; Willie; Jimmy; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A family of grifters fakes an injury caused by Archie and Reggie to crash at the Lodge mansion.
Keywords
amnesia; grifter

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #278, no credits listed in this digest.

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

"Will You Marry Me" (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Bird Word (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / 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
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is given a pet parrot by Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
parrot

Smoochfest (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / 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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Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find the words puzzle.

Waste Not Want Not (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The boys are fishing on Mr. Lodge's boat while Veronica relaxes in her bikini. After he sees Jughead throw a sandwich wrapper into the water, Mr. Lodge gives the boys a lecture on the evils of water pollution and how individual acts of pollution contribute to a big problem.
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Indexer Notes

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

Spat Chat (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tells Veronica there are always two sides to every argument.
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Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / 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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie makes a bad joke and winds up in detention.
Reprints

Jughead's Chili (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find the Words puzzle.

Credits from the index of the original printing. No credits are listed in this digest.

Man at Work (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie borrows a hair pin from Betty to fix his old jalopy.
Reprints

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The Big Surfari (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Adam North; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
While trying to impress some girls, Archie exaggerates his surfing ability.
Reprints

Clown Frown (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's experience working as "Betzo The Clown" at birthday parties to earn extra money serves her when Archie takes her to the circus and the circus clowns accidentally scare the tots in the audience.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, there are no credits listed in this volume.

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Pharaoh Foul (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are slaves in ancient Egypt.
Reprints

It's Hokey Man (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead teaches Archie how to play "hokey-ball", a new fad.
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Indexer Notes

Hokey-Ball is a parody of Pokemon.

New Endings for Old Sayings (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Humorous looks at various funny sayings.
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Scheme Scamp (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's fairy Aunt gives him three wishes. Too bad it's all a dream.
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[Little Archie and Friends] (Table of Contents: 35)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Little Archie reprints.

Dog Gone! (Table of Contents: 36)

Little Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Little Dilton Doiley; Svenson; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie skips out of school to find his lost dog Spotty.

The Big One (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Little Veronica invites both Little Archie and Little Reggie for a day on her father's yacht, where Mr. Lodge shows them how to fish for tuna... but catches a submarine.
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Lost Cause (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie borrows Veronica's car he gives its GPS system a nervous breakdown.
Reprints
Keywords
GPS

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #280, no credits listed in this digest.

On Line? (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is having problems with the family's new computer.

The Legend of King Koala (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; King Koala; Jughead Jones (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Chuck Clayton (cameo); Dilton Doiley (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Pop Tate (cameo); Clark Kent (cameo)
Synopsis
Hiram Lodge leads an expedition to a remote island and brings back a giant Koala.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from original printing of this story.
Parody of the movie King Kong, including the battle between the King Koala and a dinosaur and also the Koala taking Veronica and climbing a skyscraper.
Clark Kent is seen walking away from a phone booth as Archie approaches.

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Spill Frill (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / 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
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go surfing and Archie loses his board.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

Making End$ Meet (Table of Contents: 46)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

Big Bass Blowout or She Went Fishing For Compliments, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty offers to substitute for an under-the-weather Jughead so Archie can stay entered in the Loon Lake Bass Tournament. Veronica gets wind of it and offers to partner with Reggie so she can keep an eye on them. And a man dressed as a viking steals the Riverdale Ruby from the Museum of Natural History.
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Indexer Notes

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

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Big Bass Blowout or It Was On A Large Scale, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 50)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Leon The Chameleon (villain)
Synopsis
Reggie and Veronica interfere with Archie's casting, forcing him to move to a spot near the highway bridge. There he and Betty stumble onto the stashed loot from the Museum heist.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for this story come from the index of the original printing, no credits are listed in this volume.

Bottle Blonde (Table of Contents: 51)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jeannie
Synopsis
Jughead finds a bottle in the ocean and tricks Veronica into thinking that a Genie came from it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Brush Up (Table of Contents: 52)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Rose (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie finds the perfect still life to paint, Jughead sleeping.
Reprints

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"It only takes a spark." (Table of Contents: 55)

Forest Service / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

PSA on fire safety.

Inside back cover.

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Lego Hero Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This net is lower than I thought!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Moonshadow Rise of the Ninja"]
    Moonshadow
  3. 2. Click Trick
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Unnatural History"]
    Cartoon Network
  5. 4. Lunch Counter-Sign
    Archie
  6. 5. Double Trouble
    Archie
  7. 6. Super Dupe-er
    Archie
  8. 7. Stuck with You!
    Archie
  9. 8. That Rat Reggie
    Archie
  10. 9. Garden Fools
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Archie comics Freshman Year is the #1 most downloaded comic ever!!!"]
  12. 11. ["Archie receives stamp of approval"]
  13. 12. All Archie's Girls
    Archie
  14. 13. The Invaders
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Archie Marries Betty and Veronica"]
  16. 15. "Will You Marry Me"
  17. 16. Bird Word
    Archie
  18. 17. Smoochfest
    Archie
  19. 18. Waste Not Want Not
    Archie
  20. 19. Spat Chat
    Archie
  21. 20. Gag Bag
    Archie
  22. 21. Jughead's Chili
    Archie
  23. 22. Man at Work
    Archie
  24. 23. ["The two greatest bands in comic book history..."]
  25. 24. ["Battle of the Bands!"]
  26. 25. The Big Surfari
    Archie
  27. 26. Clown Frown
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Love Showdown"]
  29. 28. ["Archie & Friends All Stars"]
  30. 29. Pharaoh Foul
    Archie
  31. 30. It's Hokey Man
    Archie
  32. 31. New Endings for Old Sayings
    Archie
  33. 32. Scheme Scamp
    Archie
  34. 33. ["Are you ready..."]
  35. 34. ["The Name is Andrews. Archie Andrews."]
  36. 35. [Little Archie and Friends]
  37. 36. Dog Gone!
    Little Archie
  38. 37. The Big One
    Little Archie
  39. 38. ["Archie Comics Graphic Novels Take 'Em With You!"]
  40. 39. ["Endgame is Here"]
  41. 40. Lost Cause
    Archie
  42. 41. On Line?
    Archie
  43. 42. The Legend of King Koala
    Archie
  44. 43. ["The Situation just got... complicated"]
  45. 44. ["Betty and Veronica's Beach Party"]
  46. 45. Spill Frill
    Archie
  47. 46. Making End$ Meet
    Archie
  48. 47. Big Bass Blowout or She Went Fishing For Compliments, Part 1
    Archie
  49. 48. ["Archie Americana Series"]
  50. 49. ["Archie got married! Now read the Epilogue"]
  51. 50. Big Bass Blowout or It Was On A Large Scale, Part 2
    Archie
  52. 51. Bottle Blonde
    Archie
  53. 52. Brush Up
    Archie
  54. 53. ["Archie Digest Subscriptions!!!"]
  55. 54. ["Next month in Archie's Double Digest #210"]
  56. 55. "It only takes a spark."
    Forest Service
  57. 56. ["Big Problems Call for Big Solutions"]
    Lego Hero Factory
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