Archie 3000 #8 [Direct Edition]
(May 1990)

Archie, 1989 Series
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Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
seven times a year in January, March, May, July, August, October, and November
On-sale date:
1990-02-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from Jughead's Double Digest #3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie 3000 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor

The Taste of Adventure Part I (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie and his Friends, Capri Sun 100% Natural / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Party Crasher (Table of Contents)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Loren Fleming (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
science fiction; teen
Characters:
Archie 3000; Jughead 3000; Veronica 3000; Mr. Lodge 3000; Reggie 3000
Synopsis:
When Veronica invites Reggie instead of Archie to her dinner party, Archie disguises himself in an armored suit to pretend to be a serving robot. Unfortunately he choses a combat robot outfit and causes his usual chaos.
Reprints:
Keywords:
anti-gravity; daydreams; jewels; potatoes; robots

Drugs Are Uncool! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Large single panel of Archie giving the thumbs-down sign with a brick wall background.
Keywords:
drugs

Indexer Notes

Part of Archie anti-drug campaign.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ellen Leonforte [as El] (signed)
Inks:
Ellen Leonforte [as El] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $10.00 to Elizabeth Fenzel (Ithaca, N.Y.) for article about solar homes. Second prize of $5.00 to Michelle Ritterbusch (Bethel, Conn.) for article on color.

Room Without a Viewer (Table of Contents)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Scott McRae (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters:
Archie 3000; Veronica 3000; Betty 3000; Mr. Lodge 3000; Dexter 3000 (Archie's cousin)
Synopsis:
Veronica is upset because her videophone shows her when she doesn't look her best. Her father suggests using an old-fashioned audio-only telephone to solve the problem.
Reprints:
Keywords:
flu; telephone; viewphone

Indexer Notes

The antique telephone is a rotary-dial model. Characters do Tex Avery-ish eye-stretching "takes" in several panels.

Dream Date (Table of Contents)

Archie 3000 / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Regina Curro (credited)
Pencils:
Hy Eisman (credited)
Inks:
Hy Eisman (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie 3000; Betty 3000
Synopsis:
Find six words in a letter grid that describe activities on a date.

Are You Out of Your Mind? (Table of Contents)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks:
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters:
Archie 3000; Betty 3000; Jughead 3000; Veronica 3000; Dilton 3000; Hot Dog 3000
Synopsis:
An accident with a personality-analyzing machine scrambles the gang's personalities, so that Dilton acts like Archie and Betty acts like Veronica, etc.
Keywords:
personalities

Archie's Looks for 3000! (Table of Contents)

Archie 3000 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion; science fiction; teen
Characters:
Archie 3000
Synopsis:
Futuristic fashions modeled by Archie 3000.

Indexer Notes

Fashions by Miranda Larson (Edmonton, Calif.), Deborah Solnik (Plainview, N.Y.), April Nefferdorf (Berlin, Md.), Annaly Babb, and Shira Koffman (Lincolnwood, Ill.)

Every Dog Has His Day! (Table of Contents)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Dan Parent (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters:
Denise de la Taboret; Monique St. Bouffant; Reggie 3000; Jughead 3000; Hot Dog 3000; Archie 3000 (cameo)
Synopsis:
Two rival art teachers try to make art stars of Reggie and Jughead, when in reality Hot Dog is doing the art.
Keywords:
art show
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie 3000
  2. 1. The Taste of Adventure Part I
    Archie and his Friends, Capri Sun 100% Natural
  3. 2. The Party Crasher
    Archie 3000
  4. 3. Drugs Are Uncool!
    Archie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  6. 5. Room Without a Viewer
    Archie 3000
  7. 6. Dream Date
    Archie 3000
  8. 7. Are You Out of Your Mind?
    Archie 3000
  9. 8. Archie's Looks for 3000!
    Archie 3000
  10. 9. Every Dog Has His Day!
    Archie 3000
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
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