(November 1994)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Love Showdown, Part 1 of 4 (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica engage in an actual tug-of-war with Archie.
Reprints:

Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1 (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is entranced by a mysterious letter and Betty and Veronica assume it's another girl.
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Bus Fuss (Table of Contents)

Punchy / advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Goliher?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Punchy; Poochie; various kids
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Hawaiian Punch fruit drink.

Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 2 (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie hears about the mystery letter of Archie's. Playing a prank, he tells Betty and Veronica separately that the other wrote the letter. However, the prank erupts in an all-out war between the girls for Archie's affections.
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of the four part, inter-title crossover story "Love Showdown". Storyline continues in Betty #19.

["Catch Supersonic Fun"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Sonic The Hedgehog
Synopsis:
Subscription ad for Sonic The Hedgehog.

Singin' in the Rain (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Veronica inspires the gang to go running in the rain in their swimwear to end summer vacation with a bang.
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["Summer Supplies"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
photo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Advertisement for Archie logo items.

["Special Giant Offer"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
clip art
Inks:
clip art
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Advertisement for Reggie's Revenge #2, Archie's Super Teens #1, and Jughead's Baby Tales #2.

["Editor's Notebook"] (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Gorelick
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Editorial by Victor Gorelick promoting the "Love Showdown" crossover.

["Archie's Club News"] (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ellen Leonforte
Pencils:
Ellen Leonforte
Inks:
Ellen Leonforte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Essay from Jaime Mejia on the "Corythosaurus", illustrated by the editor.

Pain in the Neck (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dr. Dobson
Synopsis:
Archie is experiencing neck pains after a day at the beach.

["Archie's Super Savers"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ellen Leonforte
Inks:
Ellen Leonforte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Subscription offer for the entire Archie Comics Line.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Love Showdown, Part 1 of 4
    Archie
  2. 1. Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1
    Archie
  3. 2. Bus Fuss
    Punchy
  4. 3. Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 2
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Catch Supersonic Fun"]
  6. 5. Singin' in the Rain
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Summer Supplies"]
  8. 7. ["Special Giant Offer"]
  9. 8. ["Editor's Notebook"]
  10. 9. ["Archie's Club News"]
  11. 10. Pain in the Neck
    Archie
  12. 11. ["Archie's Super Savers"]
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