(February 1984)

Archie, 1972 Series
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Pages:
36
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Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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Brand:
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["It's 1984 At Riverdale"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; drama
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 1) (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; drama
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Ms. Beazly
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee installs cameras around the school to watch all of the students at all times and interact with them via intercom. The students become uncomfortable, and Ms. Beazly quits her job when Mr. Weatherbee spies on her. Later, Archie tells the gang about George Orwell's novel "1984", and they realize how similar it is to their situation.
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Indexer Notes

Full title is "It's 1984 At Riverdale...And If You Don't Watch Out, Someone Will Be Watching You!".

It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 2) (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; drama
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Fred Andrews; Mr. Titewadd (bank president)
Synopsis:
Archie invites Dilton over to pick up his copy of "1984". Upon arrival, Mr. Andrews tells them the home needs repairs, but the bank won't let him take out a loan. They go to the bank, where they are denied by the bank president because of information in the computer and "computers never make mistakes". Meanwhile, Dilton tinkers with the ATM and causes it to spit out money. The bank president realizes computers can be wrong and gives Mr. Andrews the loan.
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Indexer Notes

Full title is "It's 1984 At Riverdale...And The Computers Have Everything Under Control... -click- Under Control... -click-".

It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 3) (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; drama
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Mr. Lodge's workers
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge tells Veronica about how the government has controlled his factory. Apparently, the Defense Department told him to get ahead of schedule on widget production and to paint the factory pink to cheer up the workers. Then, the Labor Department told him to remove the paint because at above 120 degrees, the paint gives off an odor harmful to lab monkeys. Then, he is told not to wash it off because the chemical could enter the city water supply. Instead, it has to be scraped off by hand and stored in metal drums.
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Indexer Notes

Full title is "It's 1984 At Riverdale...And Uncle Sam Knows What's Best, So Do It--Or Else!!!".

It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 4) (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Mr. Mantle; Miss Jones; Judge Bookum
Synopsis:
Reggie's dad is thrown in jail by the Pentagon for publishing a article about Mr. Lodge's widget production. Reggie goes to the Riverdale Courthouse and sees Judge Bookum and Miss Jones. Upon request, Judge Bookum looks to see if anything is in Miss Jones's eye. Reggie snaps a picture and threatens to print it if Judge Bookum doesn't release Mr. Mantle. Mr. Mantle is then released.
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Indexer Notes

Full title is "It's 1984 At Riverdale...And No One Dares Talk About Freedom Of Speech!".

It's 1984 At Riverdale: Epilogue (Table of Contents)

Archie at Riverdale / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
While passing The Bee's control room, the camera system shorts out and is destroyed. Mr. Weatherbee decides to remove the system altogether-and to get Ms. Beazly back.
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Indexer Notes

Technically part of previous story, but indexer split it up due to different topics and characters than the previous story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["It's 1984 At Riverdale"]
    Archie
  2. 1. It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 1)
    Archie at Riverdale
  3. 2. It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 2)
    Archie at Riverdale
  4. 3. It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 3)
    Archie at Riverdale
  5. 4. It's 1984 At Riverdale (part 4)
    Archie at Riverdale
  6. 5. It's 1984 At Riverdale: Epilogue
    Archie at Riverdale
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