(April 1999)

Archie, 1997 Series
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Price:
1.79 USD; 1.99 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except Jan. and July
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
7628164670384 02111
Editing:
Victor Gorelick
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Introducing the new Sugar Girl..."] (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Holly G (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Cheryl Blossom; Sugar Girls
Keywords:
girl band; girl group; music

Sugar World Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Holly G!
Pencils:
Holly G!
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Cheryl Blossom; Clifford Blossom; The Sugar Girls; Marvin
Synopsis:
Cheryl auditions to be a member of the girl band The Sugar Girls and lies about her age.

Indexer Notes

The Sugar Girls are a spoof of The Spice Girls. Their redheaded member Ginger Spice also infamously left the band though they never replaced her.

Sugarworld is a spoof of the movie Spice World.

Record on the wall in the background spoofs the song Wannabe as "Wanna."

Cheryl is reading a gossip mag that mentions the Side-street Guys (spoof of Backstreet Boys).

Fan Art (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Fan art from: Arthur Bryan (St. Thomas, USVI); Cheri Scott (Hartselle, AL); Kelsey Fenton (Prince George, B.C., Canada); Lindsay Kurty (Pittsford, NY); Lynn Coleman (McKees Rocks, PA).

Sugar World Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Holly G!
Pencils:
Holly G!
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Cheryl Blossom; Clifford Blossom; The Sugar Girls; Marvin; Jason Blossom
Synopsis:
Cheryl appears on a talk show with The Sugar Girls and her father reveals her true age.
Keywords:
girl band; girl group; music

Indexer Notes

The Sugar Girls appear on the Rosey Show, a spoof of The Rosie O'Donnell Show.

Festival Fashion (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Holly G! ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis:
Fashion page
Keywords:
carnival; ferris wheel; rollercoaster

Puppy Love (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Holly G!
Pencils:
Holly G!
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; animal; teen
Characters:
Cheryl Blossom; Penelope Blossom; unnamed chauffeur; unnamed maid; Sugar (Cheryl's dog)
Synopsis:
Cheryl is bummed when The Sugar Girls find a replacement for her. Cheryl's mother buys her some designer goods and a puppy to cheer her up.
Keywords:
bath; dog; puppy

Indexer Notes

Introduction of Cheryl's dog Sugar.

Featuring spoofs of the singer Brandy as "Bandy", The Spice Girls as "The Sugar Girls", Calvin Klein as "Kevin Klein", Christian Lacroix jewelry as "La Qua", Macy's as "Stacy's."

Dog Gone (Table of Contents)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Holly G!
Pencils:
Holly G!
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; animal; teen
Characters:
Cheryl Blossom; Penelope Blossom; Sugar (Cheryl's dog); Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Cheryl's dog goes missing.
Keywords:
dog
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Introducing the new Sugar Girl..."]
    Cheryl Blossom
  2. 1. Sugar World Part 1
    Cheryl Blossom
  3. 2. Fan Art
  4. 3. Sugar World Part 2
    Cheryl Blossom
  5. 4. Festival Fashion
    Cheryl Blossom
  6. 5. Puppy Love
    Cheryl Blossom
  7. 6. Dog Gone
    Cheryl Blossom
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Jim Stangas
  • Kristin Kavanagh
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne