(May 1990)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

incomplete index


["It's all my choice leftovers from the eighties!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Beazley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge

The Taste of Adventure (Part 1) (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Capri Sun; Archie and His Friends / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Skin Game (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldman [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Job Number:
46747

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Geraldine Grundy; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie wears a coonskin cap to school and sets off a series of events that lead to a fake fur fad.
Keywords:
dacron; Davy Crockett; Elvis; ermine; mink; raccoons

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 8: promotional advertisement for both Archie Comics and Digests at B. Dalton Stores, Waldenbooks, Comic Shops, and supermarkets.
Bottom of page 9: promotional advertisement for "Jughead's Pal Hot Dog!" #3 on sale March 13, 1990.

It's a Wild Wild Racket (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldman [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Postman; Tiger the dog; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Miss Geraldine Grundy; Coach Kleats; Charlie the bird
Synopsis:
Archie heads to school with a Lacrosse racket accidentally hitting everything in his path. He passes under Miss Grundy's window just as she knocks a potted plant off the window sill. The plant lands in his Lacrosse racket pocket saving Miss Grundy's plant. Archie makes his way to the gym only to find the Lacrosse team is full. As he heads home he upsets a nest of birds. Unbeknownst to Archie, the nest full of babies is caught in the pocket of his Lacrosse racket.
Keywords:
Lacrosse

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 14: promotional advertisement for Archie Fan Club.

["Allergies"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Archie's allergic reaction to Veronica's perfume lead him to wear an unusual costume to the costume party.
Keywords:
allergies; perfume

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 5 [Allergies]: promotional advertisement for "Jughead's Double Digest".

Cover Story (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldman [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Philips; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis:
In an effort to stay warm, Jughead and Archie wear ski masks to school. Jughead stops by the school office frightening Miss Philips who calls the police. They surrender their ski masks to Mr. Weatherbee and Mr. Svenson, the school custodian, who try them on just as the police arrive.
Keywords:
ski mask

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 1 "Cover Story": promo for Archie Adventure Series "The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" #10 on sale February 27, 1990 and "The Adventures of Bayou Billy" #5 based on a game by Nintendo on sale April 10, 1990; Bottom of page 6 "Cover Story": search for 3 secret clues throughout May 1990 Archie comic books. Send in answers. First 200 correct answers receive a free comic book. Unscramble Clue #2: 2. MEVIO FO HET KEWE

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents)

Editor's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Gorelick
Pencils:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Victor Gorelick
Synopsis:
Editor Gorelick promotes "Explorers of the Unknown" issue number 1 and "Veronica in Mexico" #8. Included also are two reader responses praising Archie comic titles Veronica, Archie 3000, Archie's R/C Racers, Dilton's Strange Science, Faculty Funnies, Hot Dog, Jughead's Diner and Bayou Billy.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Are You Quick Enough for Mappy-Land? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nintendo; Taxan; Mappy-Land / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's all my choice leftovers from the eighties!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Taste of Adventure (Part 1)
    Capri Sun; Archie and His Friends
  3. 2. The Skin Game
    Archie
  4. 3. It's a Wild Wild Racket
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Allergies"]
    Archie
  6. 5. Cover Story
    Archie
  7. 6. Prizes or Cash
  8. 7. Editor's Notebook
    Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. Are You Quick Enough for Mappy-Land?
    Nintendo; Taxan; Mappy-Land
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