(January 1988)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Published 6 times a year in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Barcode:
02710006963801
Editing:
Victor Gorelick
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Archie, where are they signing the Constitution?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; historical; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones

["You don't need drugs to..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley

We The People (Prologue) (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy gives background to the Constitutional Convention and asks her students to imagine themselves in that time period.
Reprints:

We The People (Part One) (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; historical; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Cooper; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; George Washington
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge, delegate to the Constitutional Convention. arrives in Philadelphia with his wife and daughter. Meanwhile, Mr. Weatherbee and Professor Flutesnoot argue over Federalist views and George Washington arrives in the city.
Reprints:

Independence Hall (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Synopsis:
Facts about Independence Hall surround an illustration of the building.

Philadelphia's Incredible Benjamin Franklin (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography; historical
Characters:
Benjamin Franklin
Synopsis:
Facts about Benjamin Franklin are presented.

We The People (Part Two) (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; historical; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee looks for an editorial to accompany Chuck's Federalist political cartoon. Later, Archie accompanies the Lodges to the theater when a fire breaks out. Noticing the teamwork of the bucket brigade, Archie makes a comparison to the states, giving Mr. Weatherbee the basis for his editorial.
Reprints:

["Pretty soon it will be George Washington's birthday..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Club members report on George Washington and the meanings of names.

We The People (Part Three) (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; historical; teen
Characters:
George Washington; Benjamin Franklin; other Convention delegates; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Mantle; Mrs. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The Lodges leave the Cooper Inn for the Mantle estate, where Reggie and Veronica meet and Mr. Lodge and Mr. Mantle discuss the Great Compromise. Then, Convention notes are left at the inn and Reggie plans to hand them over to the Anti-Federalist Flutesnoot.
Reprints:

We The People (Part Four) (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; historical; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Miss Grundy; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Reggie steals the Convention notes, but Jughead's runaway pigs allow Archie to retrieve the papers. In September, the Constitution is finished and Mr. Weatherbee's newspaper is one of the first to publish it. Professor Flutesnoot challenges the lack of a Bill of Rights and the Lodges return to Virginia.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, where are they signing the Constitution?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["You don't need drugs to..."]
    Archie
  3. 2. We The People (Prologue)
    Life With Archie
  4. 3. We The People (Part One)
    Life With Archie
  5. 4. Independence Hall
  6. 5. Philadelphia's Incredible Benjamin Franklin
  7. 6. We The People (Part Two)
    Life With Archie
  8. 7. ["Pretty soon it will be George Washington's birthday..."]
    Archie's Club News
  9. 8. We The People (Part Three)
    Life With Archie
  10. 9. We The People (Part Four)
    Life With Archie
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