(June 1987)

Archie, 1986 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov., and Dec.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Barcode:
02710006920106
Editing:
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["A Lot Of Points"] (Table of Contents)

Betty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; unidentified basketball player
Synopsis:
Betty shoots an "oh-fer" in the basketball game, but still manages to score.
Keywords:
basketball

Birthday In Utopia (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Betty's parents give Archie money to treat Betty to a carnival on her birthday and hire a photographer to make a photo album of the date.

["Subscribe To Katy Keene"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Katy Keene
Synopsis:
Subscription solicitation for Katy Keene Comics.

Best Test (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie boasts that he aced the big test because he didn't forget anything.

The Cure All (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty is laid up with an infectious virus and, due to a series of misunderstandings, doesn't receive any visitors or well-wishes from her friends. When Veronica finds out about it, she puts a stop to it immediately.
Reprints:

["Discount 32"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Subscription solicitation for the Archie Comics line.

Big Reunion (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Dilton Doily; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Archie and Betty's three children; Max (Betty's cat)
Synopsis:
Betty fantasizes about how everybody will be at their tenth anniversary reunion.

["Double Your Fun!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Subscription solicitation for Archie's Double Digest and Betty And Veronica Double Digest.

["Dear Readers, I Need Your Help"] (Table of Contents)

Sincerely Yours / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Betty]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
"Betty" solicits advice for a problem sent in by a reader, and presents advice sent in for a previously published problem.

Indexer Notes

Letter from Jean H., (Hollywood, Fla.). Responses to previous letter in #6 from Sally Anne Geller (Pleasant Valley, N.Y.), Kainui Carroll (Waianae, Hawaii), Alexandra Conti (Elizabeth, N.J.), and Wendy Lau (West Covina, Calif.)

["Step Right Up!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Checklist of titles eligible for the "Two Issues For $1.00" offer.

Sabrina's Planets Scramble (Table of Contents)

Dilton's Puzzle Pals / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
Word scramble puzzle with a planetary theme.

["Fans!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the Archie Fan Club.

Monday Blues (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Max (Betty's cat); Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty oversleeping is just the start of a morning filled with little annoyances.
Reprints:

["Subscribe And Save"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Subscription solicitation for the Archie Digest line.

You Don't Need Drugs ... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang give reasons not to abuse drugs.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["A Lot Of Points"]
    Betty
  2. 1. Birthday In Utopia
    Betty
  3. 2. ["Subscribe To Katy Keene"]
    Katy Keene
  4. 3. Best Test
    Archie
  5. 4. The Cure All
    Betty
  6. 5. ["Discount 32"]
    Archie Comics
  7. 6. Big Reunion
    Betty
  8. 7. ["Double Your Fun!"]
    Archie Double Digests
  9. 8. ["Dear Readers, I Need Your Help"]
    Sincerely Yours
  10. 9. ["Step Right Up!"]
    Archie Comics
  11. 10. Sabrina's Planets Scramble
    Dilton's Puzzle Pals
  12. 11. ["Fans!"]
    Archie Fan Club
  13. 12. Monday Blues
    Betty
  14. 13. ["Subscribe And Save"]
    Archie Comics
  15. 14. You Don't Need Drugs ...
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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