(June 1997)

Archie, 1997 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
20
Indicia frequency:
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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Brand:
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ISBN:
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Barcode:
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Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Mando paper interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Miniseries

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Juhead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Reprints:

A Tired Excuse (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie is tired from a workout the gym coach gave him, but walks home from school instead of taking the bus.

Band Together (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher; Dan Parent
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; The Croutons (a local band); Mr. Steadman (a producer for Mad Dog Records)
Synopsis:
Inspired by a local group, Archie and the gang reform the band under the name "Pearl Jelly." They then score a gig where a record producer will be at, but Reggie sabotages the group in order to get a solo contract.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story is told in two parts: Part One (6 pages) and Part 2 (5 pages). The new names for the Archies include Pearl Jelly (a homage to Pearl Jam) and Smashing Cumquats (a homage to the Smashing Pumpkins).

That's The Ticket! (Table of Contents)

Chuck and Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent
Pencils:
Bill Golliher
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
Chuck and Moose put their foot down when Midge and Nancy plan all of their dates without consulting them.

Indexer Notes

Nancy Woods is misnamed "Nancy Harris" in this story.

Queen of Denial (Table of Contents)

Ethel / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Golliher (signed)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Find Jughead's secret message reaction to Ethel's new Cleopatra look.

Indexer Notes

This appears on the inside back cover.

Beep! Beep! Slowpoke! (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The girls' motorscooter races by the boys' motorscooter.

Indexer Notes

Pin-up on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. A Tired Excuse
    Archie
  3. 2. Band Together
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. That's The Ticket!
    Chuck and Moose
  5. 4. Queen of Denial
    Ethel
  6. 5. Beep! Beep! Slowpoke!
    Archie & Friends
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  • Jim Stangas
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
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