Archie #277
(February 1979)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696502
Editing
Richard Goldwater ?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.; then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie is wearing a lucky number for tonight's game!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
cheerleaders; football

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie's Double Digest Magazine #26.

Lunch Break (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Beazly; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Wednesday lunch at Riverdale High is Miss Beazly's Chicken Supreme, which no one wants to eat.
Reprints

Do That! (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We can put a man on the moon, but you can’t put a boy in the track finals!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

two daily strips from the Archie syndicated comic

How's Business? (Table of Contents: 4)

Pop Tate / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Reprints

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

Mucho Macho (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries to convince Archie to stop spending all his free time talking to girls.
Reprints

Quick Study (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
The Andrews family is amazed to see a great transformation in Jughead -- he's dressed neatly and he likes girls!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the storyline (beginning in Jughead # 283) about Jughead's supernatural transformation into a ladies' man.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Teri Klopp; Jerry Richardson.
Page also includes membership application for the Archie Club.

The Apple Knockers (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
The boys make fun of a freshman bringing an apple to school for his teacher but Miss Grundy tells them that it's a sign of respect and appreciation which teachers really like.
Reprints
Keywords
apple

Josie Discovers Pie Appeal (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie is wearing a lucky number for tonight's game!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Lunch Break
    Archie
  3. 2. Do That!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["We can put a man on the moon, but you can’t put a boy in the track finals!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. How's Business?
    Pop Tate
  6. 5. Mucho Macho
    Archie
  7. 6. Quick Study
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. The Apple Knockers
    Archie
  10. 9. Josie Discovers Pie Appeal
    Josie; Hostess
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