Archie #286
(November 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
0271000696511
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
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, are you trying to tell us something?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie gives the girls a written disclaimer on the depth of his allowance.
Reprints
Keywords
Pop's Chocklit Shoppe; soda fountains

Josie Goes to the Beach (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Dress Code (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and his parents have a dispute over how he dresses.
Reprints

Main Game (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie finds playing water polo with a bevy of beautiful girls isn't what he envisioned it to be.

Hang in There (Table of Contents: 4)

Li'l Jinx's Chum, Greg / 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
Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx goes riding in Greg's toy car -- at least part way.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Here’s the seed catalog, Miss Haggly!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Haggly; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie orders seeds. The students are interviewed for television.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

Archie's Little Thinkers (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Decode the answers to four puzzle questions.
Reprints

Keener Wiener (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie gets a part time job wandering the downtown in a hot dog costume.
Reprints

Coach Reproach (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Veronica Lodge; Cousin Leroy
Synopsis
Veronica forces Archie to coach Cousin Leroy's little league team.
Reprints

[Fit of Peak] (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie will climb the highest mountain to get some time with Veronica away from her father.

Fire Fight (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
On a picnic with their girls, Archie and Chuck insist on showing them "the manly way" to barbeque.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, are you trying to tell us something?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Josie Goes to the Beach
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Dress Code
    Archie
  4. 3. Main Game
    Archie
  5. 4. Hang in There
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Greg
  6. 5. ["Here’s the seed catalog, Miss Haggly!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  7. 6. Archie's Little Thinkers
    Archie
  8. 7. Keener Wiener
    Archie
  9. 8. Coach Reproach
    Archie
  10. 9. [Fit of Peak]
    Archie
  11. 10. Fire Fight
    Archie
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