Archie Double Digest #226 [Direct Edition]
(April 2012)

Archie, 2011 Series
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164
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
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Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[Lovers' Special] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

Archie Gets Some Tough Love From Dr. Bill (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Lifson
Pencils
Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Digikore Studios
Letters
John Workman

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dr. Bill (TV show host); Josie (cameo; in picture only); Cheryl Blossom (cameo; in picture only)
Synopsis
Archie, Betty, and Veronica go on Dr. Bill to try and get Archie to choose one girl.
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Cold Shoulder (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie tries to get out of a test by faking sickness.
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Snow Dazed (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
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Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Svenson
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go to school, hoping it will close early due to snow.
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Let's Work It Out! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
John Workman

Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to relieve his dating stress with his new home exercise equipment.
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Musical Cheers (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge]; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
When Mr. Flutesnoot gets upset because The Archies have no appreciation for classical music, Archie sets out to prove that The Archies can play classical music.
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Unwelcome Guest! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants Archie away from his office.
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Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan DeCarlo ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews

That's the Breaks (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
The guys go on a skiing trip and Archie and Reggie wear fake casts to attract girls.
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Split Bit (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead run away before they have to eat Veronica's food.
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Slide Guide! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; two unnamed boys
Synopsis
Archie, Reggie, and Jughead have humorous adventures while showing young boys how to sled.
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Indexer Notes

Last line changed from "No wonder they call them the beat generation!" to "If those are adults, I'm not growing up!".

It's Saucery (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The gang ridicules Archie for believing he saw a flying saucer.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henri Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henri Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
My teacher says no two snowflakes are alike!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Fred Andrews; unnamed boy
Synopsis
Archie has to shovel snow.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Fast Flying Floogles (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries to make money so he can buy a new pair of sneakers.
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Calling Collect (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
While on a field trip, Archie claims that a student insurance policy is worthless-until he is injured falling down a slope.
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Little Archie and Friends! (Table of Contents: 15)

Little Archie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Introduction to the Little Archie reprint section.

The Right Cymbal! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Mr. Flutesnoot; Little Betty Cooper; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Little Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Little Archie joins the band so he can play next to Veronica.
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A New Man (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Little Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Smithers; Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge causes confusion when he shaves off his mustache.
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Bully for You (Table of Contents: 18)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors
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Letters
Bob Bolling

Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fangs Fogarty; Little Jughead Jones; Miss Plumm
Synopsis
Fangs Fogarty is always bullying Little Archie, hitting him with snowballs and stealing his lunch, but when Little Archie retaliates, Fangs complains to the teacher. Little Archie realizes that Fangs is really a coward at heart, and comes up with a way to prove that when they have to fight fair, bullies always get "cold feet."
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A Change of History (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Little Sabrina Spellman; Salem; Young Abe Lincoln; Young George Washington; Young Daniel Boone; Young Patrick Henry; Young Pocahontas; Young Betsy Ross
Synopsis
When Sabrina goes back in time for a history report, she leads a women's revolt against the boys.

Pie Fly (Table of Contents: 20)

Little Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Little Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Zelda; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Aunt Zelda tries to resist bat wing pie.
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It's Snow Bawl (Table of Contents: 21)

Little Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are caught having a snowball fight.
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Pip of a Slip (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After ice skating for a long time, Archie comes home and slips on his floor.
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Bunch Hunch (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead tells Archie to have some food to give him an excuse not to go to sleep.
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Dishing It Out! (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Mr. Gottrocks
Synopsis
When the TV reception turns fuzzy, Archie and Jughead go out in a blizzard to uncover the satellite dish.
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The Long Week (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
No matter what Mr. Weatherbee does, Archie still manages to get to school on time.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henri Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henri Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica's boyfriend has a talent for awkwardness, hasn't he?
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is not trusted in Veronica's house.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hiya, sharks!
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Unscramble the playing card terms.
Reprints

Child's Play (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Hal Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
The gang thinks snowball fights are childish-until they are hit with snowballs themselves.
Reprints

Model Shopper (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Hal; Melanie
Synopsis
Hal shows Archie some of the hobbies he can take up, but Archie has already failed at most of them.
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How She Does Go On (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie tries to have a conversation with Veronica without Veronica changing the subject to herself.
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Heat Treat (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Jughead heats his birdhouse by putting his mom's toaster inside of it.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Wilbur / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you name anything that we get from chemistry that we'd be better off without?
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Introduction to the Wilbur reprint section. Features a cover reprint of Wilbur Comics (Archie, 1944 series) #89.
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The Wrong End (Table of Contents: 33)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Mr. Moore; Mr. Mudge
Synopsis
A potential advertising client of Linda's father tries to test his miracle hair oil on Wilbur's head, but nothing can flatten Wilbur's hair no matter how much of the goo is rubbed into it.
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Struck Out (Table of Contents: 34)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Characters
Wilbur; Alec; Mr. Bumble; Miss Sturdley; janitor
Synopsis
Mr. Bumble thinks Wilbur and Alec have struck oil on the school grounds.
Reprints

Chemical Imbalance (Table of Contents: 35)

Tiny / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Characters
Tiny; Wilbur Wilkin; Sheldon Broadbeam; Slats; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Tiny thinks that the chemical formula for water is the letters from H to O.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Name changed from "Water on The Brain".

Something Fishy (Table of Contents: 36)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Pop's
Synopsis
When Wilbur orders fish because it is brain food, Pop's suggests buying a whale.
Reprints

On the Double (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
In a pantomime story, we see Archie go through a vigorous morning routine-only to fall asleep during his first period class.
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Thrilling Date (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Decode the message to find out where Archie is taking Veronica on their date.

My Boy Juggie (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Hal Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie thinks a trip to Snow Valley will be boring-until he meets the girls.
Reprints

Everything's Archie (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Lovers' Special]
    Archie
  2. 1. Archie Gets Some Tough Love From Dr. Bill
    Archie
  3. 2. Cold Shoulder
    Archie
  4. 3. Snow Dazed
    Archie
  5. 4. Let's Work It Out!
    Archie
  6. 5. Musical Cheers
    Archie
  7. 6. Unwelcome Guest!
    Archie
  8. 7. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  9. 8. That's the Breaks
    Archie
  10. 9. Split Bit
    Archie
  11. 10. Slide Guide!
    Archie
  12. 11. It's Saucery
    Archie
  13. 12. ["My teacher says no two snowflakes are alike!"]
    Archie
  14. 13. Fast Flying Floogles
    Archie
  15. 14. Calling Collect
    Archie
  16. 15. Little Archie and Friends!
    Little Archie
  17. 16. The Right Cymbal!
    Little Archie
  18. 17. A New Man
    Little Veronica
  19. 18. Bully for You
    Little Archie
  20. 19. A Change of History
    Little Sabrina
  21. 20. Pie Fly
    Little Sabrina
  22. 21. It's Snow Bawl
    Little Archie
  23. 22. Pip of a Slip
    Archie
  24. 23. Bunch Hunch
    Archie
  25. 24. Dishing It Out!
    Archie
  26. 25. The Long Week
    Archie
  27. 26. ["Veronica's boyfriend has a talent for awkwardness, hasn't he?"]
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Hiya, sharks!"]
    Archie
  29. 28. Child's Play
    Archie
  30. 29. Model Shopper
    Archie
  31. 30. How She Does Go On
    Archie
  32. 31. Heat Treat
    Jughead
  33. 32. ["Can you name anything that we get from chemistry that we'd be better off without?"]
    Wilbur
  34. 33. The Wrong End
    Wilbur
  35. 34. Struck Out
    Wilbur
  36. 35. Chemical Imbalance
    Tiny
  37. 36. Something Fishy
    Wilbur
  38. 37. On the Double
    Archie
  39. 38. Thrilling Date
    Archie
  40. 39. My Boy Juggie
    Archie
  41. 40. Everything's Archie
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