(February 2002)

Archie, 2000 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.99 USD; 2.39 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Seven times a year in February, April, June, August, September, October, and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
762816470438 01811
Editing:
Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief); Victor Gorelick
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Jack Frost; Old Man Winter

["Get caught up in the magic..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Brrrrr!"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Castiglia ?
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski ?
Colors:
Stephanie Vozzo ?
Letters:
Vickie Williams ?

Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Dilton; Betty; Veronica; Jack Frost

Indexer Notes

Splash panels for the two main stories in this issue.

Food For Thought... Or Not! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Castiglia (credited)
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Stephanie Vozzo (credited)
Letters:
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
adventure; humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica; Jughead; Archie; Dilton; moose; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; TV reporters; mayor; B. L. Jarvie; Jarvie's assistant; cat; mouse
Synopsis:
Jarvie Frozen Dinners are accidentally over-frozen before being shipped, numbing the brains of everyone who eats them. Since Veronica disdains such low-class food, she soon becomes the smartest person in Riverdale. She investigates and tracks to problem back to Jarvie, which quickly ships hot chocolate to restore the brains of Riverdale.
Reprints:
Keywords:
High school

Indexer Notes

Two-part story, complete in this issue.

["Subscribe today!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Never miss another issue!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

What to Do in an Emergency! (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Castiglia ? (credited) [as Castiglia]
Pencils:
Scott Rosema ? (credited) [as Rosema]
Inks:
Andrew Pepoy ? (credited) [as Pepoy]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Steel Sterling; kids; police
Synopsis:
Comic story in which Steel Sterling explains how to keep calm and use 911 in an emergency.

Indexer Notes

Credited, without further specification, to "Castiglia, Rosema, Pepoy, Ribeiro."

["Uncle Freddie says... check off the issues you need to complete your collection!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Subscribe today!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

It's Season's Screaming at Beaumont's Curiosity Shop! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beaumont; werewolf; vampire; ghost; witch; alien
Synopsis:
Spooky gifts, just in time for the horrordays.
Reprints:

["Archie Americana Series, now including Best of the Eighties!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Let It Snow! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Weird Mysteries / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Castiglia
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Rich Koslowski
Colors:
Stephanie Vozzo
Letters:
Vickie Williams

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; triplets; Jack Frost; Wind Jill; Ashley Collins; Spring Thaw; Old Man Winter
Synopsis:
Archie tells the triplets a story. Little Ashley Collins, who lived in a warm clime, longed to see snow for Christmas. Jack Frost would have provided snow, but Old Man Winter forbade using powers to change the rhythm of nature. Jack, Jill, and Spring stole a snow-making machine, played in the snow with Ashley through the night, convinced her it was all a happy dream, and melted the snow by morning.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas; winter

Indexer Notes

Two-part story, complete in this issue. Creator credits from GCD record at Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine # 11.

Sightings From the Editor's Vault (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Sightings From the Editor's Vault / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Now, on to some letters."] (Table of Contents)

Sightings / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from fans Rick Gonzalez, Cassandra Biswick, Domineck Dimaio, Susan Rogerstein, Janet Walston, and Jeff David.

["Sonic Checklist"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Valentine's Day will never be the same..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Pikmin"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["And what did you get for your birthday?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Get caught up in the magic..."]
  3. 2. ["Brrrrr!"]
  4. 3. Food For Thought... Or Not!
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  5. 4. ["Subscribe today!"]
  6. 5. ["Never miss another issue!"]
  7. 6. What to Do in an Emergency!
    Steel Sterling
  8. 7. ["Uncle Freddie says... check off the issues you need to complete your collection!"]
  9. 8. ["Subscribe today!"]
  10. 9. It's Season's Screaming at Beaumont's Curiosity Shop!
  11. 10. ["Archie Americana Series, now including Best of the Eighties!"]
  12. 11. Let It Snow!
    Archie's Weird Mysteries
  13. 12. Sightings From the Editor's Vault
    Sightings From the Editor's Vault
  14. 13. ["Now, on to some letters."]
    Sightings
  15. 14. ["Sonic Checklist"]
  16. 15. ["Valentine's Day will never be the same..."]
  17. 16. ["Pikmin"]
  18. 17. ["And what did you get for your birthday?"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Kirk House
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Matthew H. Gore
  • James Ludwig
  • Gregg Whitmore