Archie #354
(January 1988)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., March, May, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary
Barcode
027100069652 01
Editing
?
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

Issue Notes

Keywords
anniversary issues

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, what goes up, must come down!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
books; fashion; reading

Indexer Notes

The original art includes a pencil note in the margin (presumably from Dan DeCarlo)-- "Last time I heard this one, I fell off my dinosaur!"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You don't need drugs...
Genre
teen; drama
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Reasons to stay away from drugs.

Out of the Ordinary (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Tina; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to dress and act like a punk to impress a punk girl named Tina. Then, Tina tells him that she will date any man with a mohawk. So, Archie wears a mohawk wig to school. Not to be outdone, Reggie gets a real mohawk. Unfortunately, Tina moves away before she can see Reggie's mohawk.
Reprints
Keywords
mohawk; punk

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Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Monster Party (Table of Contents: 6)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Reprints

Archie as the Soda Jerk (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Crossword for ice cream flavors.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Just Folks (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
James DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When a folk dance rehearsal ends just before a basketball game, the guys don't have time to change and are forced to play in their folk dancing outfits.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball; folk dancing

Indexer Notes

Credits changed to credits listed in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #24.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Dexter Taylor ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Reports from the members of the Archie Club on using the computer and chewing gum.

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Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Tube Talker (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead make fun of the girls for re-enacting a scene from a soap opera when he and Jughead just re-enacted scenes from a western show.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera; television; western

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Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Lucky Loser (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Greg
Synopsis
Archie thinks he has a lot of problems until he talks to Greg.
Reprints
Keywords
troubles

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Archie Fan Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, what goes up, must come down!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["You don't need drugs..."]
    Archie
  3. 2. Out of the Ordinary
    Archie
  4. 3. ["2 for one dollar!"]
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Step right up!"]
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Personalized 'sew-on' patches!"]
    Archie
  7. 6. Monster Party
    Sabrina
  8. 7. Archie as the Soda Jerk
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Double your fun!"]
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Discount 32 page comic subscriptions!"]
    Archie
  11. 10. Just Folks
    Archie
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  13. 12. ["Hang out with us!"]
    Archie
  14. 13. The Tube Talker
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Subscribe and save $1.75 on each five-issue subscription!"]
    Archie
  16. 15. Lucky Loser
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Fans!"]
    Archie Fan Club
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