(December 1983)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
1.50 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Red Circle Productions Inc.
Brand:
Red Circle Comics Group [1980's]
Editing:
Robin Snyder (Editor); Richard H. Goldwater (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; 1-4 high-quality baxter paper; 5-14 standard newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Weiss (signed)
Inks:
Rudy Nebres (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling

Under the Gun! (Table of Contents)

Under the Gun! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robin Snyder
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Flag

Indexer Notes

Robin Snyder's index of the golden age Blue Ribbon Comics series continues.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Eduardo Barreto
Inks:
Tony deZuniga
Colors:
Ken Feduniewicz
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling; Honcho (Steel's Dog); Aunt Annie
Synopsis:
Steel stops a bag lady from being kidnapped. But everything isn't as it seems.
Reprints:

Chapter Two: Trial By Fire! (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ed Barreto
Inks:
Tony deZuniga
Colors:
Ken Feduniewicz
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling; Honcho; Pop Casey; Ms. Samson; Gayla Gaynor; The Young Steelers; Mr. Sterling (Steel's father --flashback); Mrs. Sterling (Steel's mother --flashback); Meg Sterling (Steel's sister --flashback)
Synopsis:
Steel works out at the gym. Then a press agent comes to interview him after he wins a movie competition. His thoughts then drift back to his family, including his father's murder and his sister's paralysis.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Steel Sterling (origin recap); GS: the Young Steelers (young sidekicks) and Steel's female counterpoint, Ms. Samson.

Chapter Three: Light from A Strange Star! (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ed Barreto
Inks:
Tony deZuniga
Colors:
Ken Feduniewicz
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling; Ms. Sterling; Meg Sterling; Gayla Gaynor; Honcho; Ms. Samson; The Young Steelers; Maria Ramirez
Synopsis:
Steel remembers how he got his powers, his family and friends and the vow he made to his dad to help those who cannot help themselves.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

F: Steel Sterling (origin recap); GS: the Young Steelers (young sidekicks) and Steel's female counterpoint Ms. Samson. Continued in Shield-Steel Sterling book.

Under the Gun! (Table of Contents)

Under the Gun! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robin Snyder
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Jay Elliot, Daniel Louie, Lou Henken

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Weiss (signed)
Inks:
Ruby Nebres (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling

Indexer Notes

backcover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling
  2. 1. Under the Gun!
    Under the Gun!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling
  4. 3. Chapter Two: Trial By Fire!
    Steel Sterling
  5. 4. Chapter Three: Light from A Strange Star!
    Steel Sterling
  6. 5. Under the Gun!
    Under the Gun!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling
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