Archie #374 [Direct]
(February 1990)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Published 10 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May, 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
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino [as Jon D.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So, Archie, how's it up on the slopes?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
rain; snow; snow skis; telephone booths; telephones

Bedrock Bowl (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The Flintstones; Fruity Pebbles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Twist of Fate (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Moose punishes his classmates for making passes at Midge by tangling them in the gym's parallel bars.
Reprints
Keywords
gymnastics

You Don't Need Drugs... (Table of Contents: 3)

Say "No" to Drugs; Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Midge Klump; Hot Dog

Archie's Club News (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Under Wraps! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Fleming (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Scott McRae (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie told both Betty and Veronica that he'd be at each of their parties, but they are scheduled for the same time. He and Jughead wrap bandages around their faces and Jughead poses as Archie at Betty's party while Archie goes to Veronica's.

Stage Fright (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wakes up and pretends to be Captain Ahab from Moby Dick, as he gets ready and goes to school. When Betty asks if Archie wants to take a leading role in the school's "Annual Stage Extravaganza" Archie claims not to have any acting talent at all.
Reprints
Keywords
Acting

Candid Comment (Table of Contents: 7)

Aunt Hilda / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda asks her mirror who the fairest one of all is. The mirror's response is, "Well, it's not you, ol' prune face!"

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

Editor's Notebook / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Gorelick tells the readers what new comics will be coming out in 1990.

Snow Job (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie and Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee calls Archie and asks him to shovel the snow from his driveway. Archie brings Jughead and Reggie along but they move the snow into the neighbor's yard who then moves it back to Weatherbee's after the kids leave.
Reprints
Keywords
snow

The Triple Trouble Mystery (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Sugar Bear; Super Golden Crisp / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["So, Archie, how's it up on the slopes?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Bedrock Bowl
    The Flintstones; Fruity Pebbles
  3. 2. Twist of Fate
    Archie
  4. 3. You Don't Need Drugs...
    Say "No" to Drugs; Archie
  5. 4. Archie's Club News
  6. 5. Under Wraps!
    Archie
  7. 6. Stage Fright
    Archie
  8. 7. Candid Comment
    Aunt Hilda
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  10. 9. Snow Job
    Archie and Mr. Weatherbee
  11. 10. The Triple Trouble Mystery
    Sugar Bear; Super Golden Crisp
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