(April 1997)

Archie, 1997 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
071896470383
Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["She can't dance well at all!!"] (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton

Join the Club (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent
Pencils:
Don DeCarlo
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Cheryl Blossom; Frank Blossom; Penelope Blossom; Jason Blossom; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
When Cheryl and Jason are bequeathed a run-down country club by a rich aunt, Cheryl hatches a plan to turn it into a nightclub.

Indexer Notes

Divided into 4 untitled chapters (6p, 5p, 5p and 5p). Features character spoofing the cast of the sitcom Friends. Frank Blossom is identified as Cheryl's father in this story, however online sources say her father's name is Clifford.

Dig in and Help Jimmy Dean Support United Cerebral Palsey (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Combination ad/PSA for Jimmy Dean meat products; a portion of proceeds is being donated to United Cerebral Palsey. Ad features an image of Jughead.

Indexer Notes

Located between chapter 1 and 2 of the main story.

Cheryl Fan Art (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Laura Madson; Alana Gentner; Jennifer RItz; Stella Yoo; Irene Pensacola; Melissa [no last name printed]
Inks:
Laura Madson; Alana Gentner; Jennifer RItz; Stella Yoo; Irene Pensacola; Melissa [no last name printed]
Colors:
Laura Madson; Alana Gentner; Jennifer RItz; Stella Yoo; Irene Pensacola; Melissa [no last name printed]

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis:
Reader-submitted artwork.

Indexer Notes

Located between chapter 1 and 2 of the main story.

["Check out this cool new limited edition Sabrina T-shirt!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Ad featuring Archie promoting a limited-edition Sabrina the Teenage Witch T-shirt tying in with the comic and the TV series.

Indexer Notes

Located between chapter 2 and 3 of the main story.

[Sabrina] (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
Ad promoting back issues of Sabrina's Halloween Spooktacular and Sabrina's Holiday Special.

Dear Cheryl (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / letters page / 1.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Sara Algase
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Cheryl Blossom; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reader-submitted questions answered in-character by Cheryl.

Indexer Notes

Includes illustration of Cheryl, Betty and Veronica, plus assorted nondescript illustrations not done in the standard Archie Comics style. Located between chapter 2 and 3 of the main story.

Things NOT to Say to Your Boyfriend's Mother (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Sara Algase

Genre:
teen; humor
Synopsis:
Checklist of things not to say to your boyfriend's mother if you want to date him again.

Indexer Notes

Fills remaining third of a page of the Dear Cheryl feature.

[Subscription ads] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis:
2 half-page subscription ads - one for the major Archie Comics comics (featuring an illustration of Archie), and one for the Cheryl Blossom comic itself (featuring an illustration of Cheryl).
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
  • Image of Cheryl Blossom from the front cover of this issue. Located between chapters 2 and 3 of the main story.

Announcing a Groovy New Edition! (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
Ad for Archie Americana Series reprint editions.

Indexer Notes

Located between chapter 3 and 4 of the main story.

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Gorelick

Synopsis:
Editorial by Victor Gorelick discussing the new Cheryl Blossom comic, Jughead #91, and the Sabrina The Teenage Witch TV series.

Indexer Notes

Includes a photo of Melissa Joan Hart from the Sabrina TV series. Located between chapter 3 and 4 of the main story.

Cheryl Blossom Multi Subscription Offer (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
Ad for back-issues of past Cheryl Blossom mini-series and specials.

Indexer Notes

Located between chapter 3 and 4 of the main story.

Indoor Winter-Wear (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks:
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Illustration of 3 reader-submitted fashion designs for Cheryl.

[Archie Digest offers] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
2 half-page promotion ads relating to Archie Digests. The top half is a mail-order ad for Archie Annual Digest #68; the bottom half features Betty introducing subscription deals for various other Digest series.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["She can't dance well at all!!"]
    Cheryl Blossom
  2. 1. Join the Club
    Cheryl Blossom
  3. 2. Dig in and Help Jimmy Dean Support United Cerebral Palsey
    Jughead
  4. 3. Cheryl Fan Art
    Cheryl Blossom
  5. 4. ["Check out this cool new limited edition Sabrina T-shirt!"]
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  6. 5. [Sabrina]
  7. 6. Dear Cheryl
    Cheryl Blossom
  8. 7. Things NOT to Say to Your Boyfriend's Mother
    Cheryl Blossom
  9. 8. [Subscription ads]
  10. 9. Announcing a Groovy New Edition!
  11. 10. Editor's Notebook
  12. 11. Cheryl Blossom Multi Subscription Offer
  13. 12. Indoor Winter-Wear
    Cheryl Blossom
  14. 13. [Archie Digest offers]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alex Frazer-Harrison
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne