Archie #279
(April 1979)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696504
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
Yahoo! No school tomorrow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords
snow

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie... Archie Andrews Where Are You? Comics Digest Magazine #54.

Words of Wisdom (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; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to learn how to be a great lover by reading the book "How To Succeed in Romance" by self-help guru Willard Waters. When Veronica pretends to respond to the Waters technique, Archie goes out and buys every book Waters ever wrote.
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Snow Show (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie explains that no two "flakes" are alike.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We’ll clean up this morning!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
A daily newspaper strip with color added.

To the Point Puzzle (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews

Skid Row (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; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis
Veronica's bratty cousin Leroy humiliates Archie and Jughead at the old-fashioned art of ice sliding.
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Slide Walks (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx tries to avoid falling on the ice.
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Net Loss (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Coach Kleats; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Chuck are horrified at the new school rule: no swimming in the pool without a hair net.
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Josie Has the Answer (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Bleary Theory (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
In a freezing mountain cabin, Archie tries to follow a scientific theory that if you keep your temples, wrists and feet warm, you don't have to wear anything else no matter how cold it is.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Yahoo! No school tomorrow!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Words of Wisdom
    Archie
  3. 2. Snow Show
    Archie
  4. 3. ["We’ll clean up this morning!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. To the Point Puzzle
    Archie
  6. 5. Skid Row
    Archie
  7. 6. Slide Walks
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Net Loss
    Archie
  9. 8. Josie Has the Answer
    Josie; Hostess Fruit Pies
  10. 9. Bleary Theory
    Archie
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