(July 1984)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand:
Archie Adventure Series
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Robin Snyder
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

The Fly Battles The 20 Ton Man (Table of Contents)

Fly / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rudy Nebres (signed)
Inks:
Rudy Nebres (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fly

Slide Rule's Challenge (Table of Contents)

Fly / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fly [Tommy Troy]; Dolly; Slide Rule; Ben Marsh; Abigail Marsh
Synopsis:
The Fly matches wits with the criminal Slide Rule and his super computer, which he uses to plot his crimes.
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Magic Eye (Table of Contents)

Fly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fly [Tommy Troy]; Dolly; Mr. Lighthouse (an electronics inventor); Glen Glim (an out of control robot)
Synopsis:
When an inventor's robot goes out of control, the Fly steps in to stop it.
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Crusaders Comments (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rich Buckler
Letters:
typeset

The 20-Ton Man (Table of Contents)

Fly / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fly; Professor Spartan; Mr. Spindle; Ben Marsh; Dolly
Synopsis:
As a way of making money to fund his experiements, a scientist turns one of his lackeys into the "20 Ton Man" and sends him on a robbery spree. That's when the Fly intervenes.
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Tim O'Casey's Wrecking Crew (Table of Contents)

Fly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers; Joe Simon ? (see notes)
Inks:
Paul Reinman; Joe Simon (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fly [Tommy Troy]; Bertrand (a magician); Drews; Tim O'Casey (a leprechan); Finn MacCool
Synopsis:
The Fly stops a leprechan with a gigantic robot from harming a man who has stolen Finn MacCool's treasure -- a treasure Tim O'Casey was guarding.
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Indexer Notes

Joee Simon may have pencilled and/or inked pages 1;3-4 with Ayers/Reinman on the remainder.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fly Battles The 20 Ton Man
    Fly
  2. 1. Slide Rule's Challenge
    Fly
  3. 2. Magic Eye
    Fly
  4. 3. Crusaders Comments
  5. 4. The 20-Ton Man
    Fly
  6. 5. Tim O'Casey's Wrecking Crew
    Fly
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