(November 2012)

Archie, 1987 Series
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2012-09-12
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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The Archie Library
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Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bill Golliher (signed)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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The Art of Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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To Thine Own Self Be Veronica (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tries different personalities to attract a new boy in town.
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Soooo Supportive (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Thomas Edison (flashback; cameo); Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty convinces Archie that he has not wasted his life by not doing great things like Mozart or Thomas Edison.
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Showing Her True Color (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Abigail; Doug Baxter
Synopsis
Veronica tries various wigs to change her appearance.
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You Gotta Be a Girl (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The differences between boys and girls when it comes to clothing are explained.
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Bad Girl Gone Good (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited in original printing); Dan DeCarlo (credited in this printing)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited in original printing); Jim DeCarlo (credited in this printing)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jess Foster
Synopsis
Veronica is in a mean and devious mood, and it is aimed at her best friend Betty.
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Indexer Notes

The printed credits change from the original printing to this printing.

Klutzy Caper! (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica and her father recount all the times Archie has been a klutz, but then Mr. Lodge gets a vase stuck on his hand.
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[Love Showdown] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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Fashion Snapshots (Table of Contents: 9)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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
Wow, you are ready on time for once!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie goes shoe shopping with Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

One of Those Days (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge (dream sequence only)
Synopsis
Betty is having a really, really, really bad morning.
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[Clash of the New Kids] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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The Not-So-Natural (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica compete for the role of Lowitta in the school play.
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Veronica's Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Indexer Notes

Discover the secret phrase puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

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

Goal Oriented (Table of Contents: 16)

Sabrina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda Spellman; Aunt Zelda Spellman; Salem; Gina; Big Belinda
Synopsis
Sabrina accidentally uses magic to win a soccer match but is determined in the rematch to win without using magic.
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Keywords
soccer

Sabrina Is... Spellbound (Table of Contents: 17)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

Find the correctly spelled words.

Book 'Em! (Table of Contents: 18)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Aunt Zelda has an overdue book.
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[Get Your Archie Swag!] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Betty's Fashions (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Betty Cooper

Say Cheese! (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find the mystery phrase puzzle.

Something in Common (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide they only have one thing in common.
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Veronica in Mexico (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Hy Eisman (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Lady Smitty; Hermione Lodge; Professor Ricardo Martinez; Felipe; Professor Maria Rodriguez
Synopsis
While visiting Mexico, Veronica and Lady Smitty discover a ring of thieves that are stealing and selling ancient Aztec artifacts.
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Keywords
archaeology; Aztec; Mexico; Teotihuacan

Indexer Notes

Chapter One: Return of an Old Friend
Chapter Two: The Magic of Mexico City
Chapter Three: And Lady Makes 3
Chapter Four: Tomb It May Concern

Bag It (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica takes Betty shopping for a Trendi handbag. Betty finds a handbag in another store that looks like Veronica's but isn't as expensive. But when the bags get accidentally mixed up, Veronica's social standing is in peril!
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Marvelous Make-Overs For Betty (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
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Fit Bit (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a fit over Veronica's latest clothing bill.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Luck Be A Lady (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson the janitor; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty's Aunt Lydia gives Betty a puppy named "Lucky Guy". Betty makes the mistake of taking the pup to school.
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Diary Daze (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Leroy Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Veronica finds it too tedious to keep up with a written diary, she hires a film crew to produce a video diary, but that doesn't work out either.
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The Collecting Bug (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Caramel (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty interviews everyone to find out about their collections for the school newspaper.
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Foiled Again (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get in trouble for practicing their fencing in the hallways.
Reprints
Keywords
fencing; swords

Buy Buy Baby (Table of Contents: 31)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie helps Veronica go an entire day without shopping.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Probably originally appeared in Veronica (Archie, 1989 series) #131 but needs confirmation.

[Archie Marries Betty & Veronica] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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Vote Note (Table of Contents: 33)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is running for class president.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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
Uh-Oh! Looks like the lawn has been trimmed recently!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica lets her father know Archie is in the mansion, but does it slowly.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Snap Shots From Betty's Album (Table of Contents: 35)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Humorous pictures from Betty's photo album.
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Which 2 Are Alike? (Table of Contents: 36)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge
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[Comic Book Fairs] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

Royal Pain (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Clarence; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica hires a flunky to follow her around school in order to demonstrate her wealth and superiority.
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[Subscribe Today] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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The Assignment (Table of Contents: 40)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Haggly; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
For home economics class, Miss Haggly assigns Betty and Archie to shop for groceries on a budget. However, Archie proves to be too vulnerable to sales pitches, particularly those from cute sales ladies.
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Fashionably Lame (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Harriet Upp (credited)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Superintendent Hassle
Synopsis
Veronica tries to silkscreen a shirt with Archie's picture like Betty has done but Veronica ends up creating a new fashion trend.
Reprints

[The Best of Archie Comics Book Two] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

In the Swing (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica wows the school with her "new look" - - which happens to be a retread of the '70s "Preppy Look".
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Indexer Notes

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

[The Best of Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

[Download the Archie Comics App for free!] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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Dragons Riders of Berk (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Cartoon Network / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The Art of Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. To Thine Own Self Be Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Soooo Supportive
    Betty
  5. 4. Showing Her True Color
    Veronica
  6. 5. You Gotta Be a Girl
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Bad Girl Gone Good
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Klutzy Caper!
    Veronica
  9. 8. [Love Showdown]
  10. 9. Fashion Snapshots
    Veronica
  11. 10. ["Wow, you are ready on time for once!"]
    Archie
  12. 11. One of Those Days
    Betty
  13. 12. [Clash of the New Kids]
  14. 13. The Not-So-Natural
    Veronica
  15. 14. Veronica's Puzzle Page
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  17. 16. Goal Oriented
    Sabrina
  18. 17. Sabrina Is... Spellbound
    Sabrina
  19. 18. Book 'Em!
    Sabrina
  20. 19. [Get Your Archie Swag!]
  21. 20. Betty's Fashions
    Betty
  22. 21. Say Cheese!
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Something in Common
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Veronica in Mexico
    Veronica
  25. 24. Bag It
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Marvelous Make-Overs For Betty
    Betty
  27. 26. Fit Bit
    Veronica
  28. 27. Luck Be A Lady
    Betty
  29. 28. Diary Daze
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. The Collecting Bug
    Betty
  31. 30. Foiled Again
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Buy Buy Baby
    Veronica
  33. 32. [Archie Marries Betty & Veronica]
  34. 33. Vote Note
    Veronica
  35. 34. ["Uh-Oh! Looks like the lawn has been trimmed recently!"]
    Archie
  36. 35. Snap Shots From Betty's Album
    Betty
  37. 36. Which 2 Are Alike?
    Veronica
  38. 37. [Comic Book Fairs]
  39. 38. Royal Pain
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. [Subscribe Today]
  41. 40. The Assignment
    Betty
  42. 41. Fashionably Lame
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. [The Best of Archie Comics Book Two]
  44. 43. In the Swing
    Betty and Veronica
  45. 44. [The Best of Archie Comics]
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  47. 46. [Download the Archie Comics App for free!]
  48. 47. Dragons Riders of Berk
    Cartoon Network
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