Archie #284
(September 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
0271000696509
Editing
Richard H. 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
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aren't you next, miss?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie plays favorites among the customers at the ice cream stand he and Jughead are staffing.
Reprints
Keywords
beaches; ice cream; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the covers of Archie... Archie Andrews Where Are You? Comics Digest Magazine #57 and Veronica #46.

Pomp Romp (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead's efforts to raise money for prom expenses catches the eye of a local newspaper reporter.
Reprints

Get Up and Go (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx's Chum, Fat Charley / 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
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx tries to motivate Charley.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad, do you have any old clothes from the forties?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie looks for old clothes. Archie runs an errand for Mr. Lodge.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two late seventies era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Brand Name (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is warned repeatedly that it's a dangerous sunburn day. Luckily for him, he actually benefits from the burn he suffers.
Reprints

Smear Campaign (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; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is greeted with a whole lot of trouble for defending Jughead's reputation.
Reprints

Showbiz Whiz (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
The gang start performing various stunts to try to get a local television crew to film them.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Aren't you next, miss?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Pomp Romp
    Archie
  3. 2. Get Up and Go
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Fat Charley
  4. 3. ["Dad, do you have any old clothes from the forties?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. Brand Name
    Archie
  6. 5. Smear Campaign
    Archie
  7. 6. Showbiz Whiz
    Archie
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