Archie #290
(March 1980)

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
0271000696503
Editing
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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)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie... I forgot to bring some sweets for our cross-country hike!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
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Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Jughead with Archie Digest #85

Tape Jape (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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Sharon; Rocco
Synopsis
Jughead accidentally leaves his tape recorder playing and it records Archie offering to teach Sharon to ski, which is later heard by her jealous boyfriend, Rocco.
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Keywords
ski resort; tape recorder

On Second Thought (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx needs help to build a snowman, but her dad is taking a nap.

Archie - Stop And Go (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Word search puzzle

Flower Boy (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica and Mr. Lodge help Archie with a gift of flowers for his mother.
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Flaw Covering (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie is accused by his friends of always having excuses for his shortcomings.
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Request Zest (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries to get the phone number of Betty's cute friend from Betty.
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Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie expects a call while at Veronica's; Archie and Betty discuss a TV show.

Labor Laughs (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones, Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie to help shovel the snow outside the school.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie... I forgot to bring some sweets for our cross-country hike!!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Tape Jape
    Archie
  3. 2. On Second Thought
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Archie - Stop And Go
    Archie
  5. 4. Flower Boy
    Archie
  6. 5. Flaw Covering
    Archie
  7. 6. Request Zest
    Archie
  8. 7. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  9. 8. Labor Laughs
    Archie
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