Archie Meets the Punisher #1 [Direct Edition]
(August 1994)

Archie, 1994 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
2.95 USD; 3.75 CAD
Pages:
52
On-sale date:
1994-06-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics; Marvel Comics
Barcode:
76281647165700111
Editing:
Don Daley (editor); Victor Gorelick (editor); Justin F. Gabrie [as Freddy Mendez] (Assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor-In-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Published by Archie Comics as Archie Meets the Punisher and by Marvel Comics as The Punisher Meets Archie.
Both had same content but different covers, Marvel cover was a cardboard Die-Cut version and the Archie cover was a standard glossy. On sale date from Jughead's Double Digest #25.


["I Knew There'd Be A Chaperone, But This Is Ridiculous !] (Table of Contents)

Archie; The Punisher / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
The Punisher; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy; Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown

The Punisher/Archie : "When Worlds Collide" (Table of Contents)

Archie; The Punisher / credits / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; teen
Synopsis:
Credits page.

Introduction : Archie Meets The Punisher (Table of Contents)

Editorial / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Gorelick
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Victor Gorelick
Synopsis:
Victor Gorelick, Editor of Archie Comics talks about how the Archie/Punisher Crossover began.

Introduction : The Punisher Meets Archie (Table of Contents)

Editorial / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Rick Parker
Inks:
Rick Parker
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Tom DeFalco
Synopsis:
Tom Defalco, Editor at Marvel Comics talks about how the Punisher/Archie crossover developed.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Archie; The Punisher / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema; Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
The Punisher; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Profiles on Archie and The Punisher.

When Worlds Collide (Table of Contents)

Archie; The Punisher / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Batton Lash
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
The Punisher; "Red" Fever (AKA : Melvin Jay; Montana Bob; Freckles)
Synopsis:
After escaping The Punisher, "Red" Fever makes his way to Riverdale, with more than the Punisher on his tail.

Indexer Notes

Art done in Punisher "gritty" style.

Wet Works (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Batton Lash
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis:
Archie goes to see Veronica and gets soaked by Leroy.

Indexer Notes

Art done in "Archie" style.

Schtick To Your Guns ! (Table of Contents)

Punisher / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Batton Lash
Pencils:
John Buscema; Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Punisher; Micro Chip; "Red" Fever (AKA : Melvin Jay; Montana Bob; Freckles); Veronica Lodge; Mr.Hiram Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis:
"Red" Fever meets The Lodges, while the Punisher is close on his tail.

Indexer Notes

Art Done in "Gritty" style for Punisher Sequences and for Archie Sequences, done in "Archie" style.

The Punisher In Riverdale (Table of Contents)

Archie; The Punisher / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script:
Batton Lash
Pencils:
John Buscema; Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; The Punisher; Micro Chip; Jughead Jones; "Red" Fever (AKA : Melvin Jay; Montana Bob; Freckles); Pop Tate; Binky; Buzzy; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Sabrina (Cameo); Katy Keene (Cameo); Josie McCoy; Valeria Brown; Melody Valentine; Svenson; Mr.Weatherbee; Scooter; Sgt.Pansky; Ernie; Willie; Algie; Andy; Ms.Beazley; Prof.Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Coach Kleats; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Coach Clayton; Hiram Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (As a balloon); Sonic The Hedgehog (As a balloon); The Shield (As a balloon); Wolverine (Cameo)
Synopsis:
The Punisher, & the mob track "Red" Fever to a high school dance in Riverdale where they encounter Archie and the gang.

Indexer Notes

Art Done in "Gritty" style for Punisher Sequences and for Archie Sequences, done in "Archie" style.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Archie and comedic Punisher logo with Archie's eyes and nose located on the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I Knew There'd Be A Chaperone, But This Is Ridiculous !]
    Archie; The Punisher
  2. 1. The Punisher/Archie : "When Worlds Collide"
    Archie; The Punisher
  3. 2. Introduction : Archie Meets The Punisher
    Editorial
  4. 3. Introduction : The Punisher Meets Archie
    Editorial
  5. 4. [untitled]
    Archie; The Punisher
  6. 5. When Worlds Collide
    Archie; The Punisher
  7. 6. Wet Works
    Archie
  8. 7. Schtick To Your Guns !
    Punisher
  9. 8. The Punisher In Riverdale
    Archie; The Punisher
  10. 9. [Back Cover]
    Archie
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