Archie #377 [Direct]
(May 1990)

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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

incomplete index
This issue has variants:

[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
It's all my choice leftovers from the eighties!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Beazley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge

The Taste of Adventure (Part 1) (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Capri Sun; Archie and His Friends / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Skin Game (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
46747
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wears a coonskin cap to school and sets off a series of events that lead to a fake fur fad.
Reprints
Keywords
dacron; Davy Crockett; Elvis; ermine; mink; raccoons

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 8: promotional advertisement for both Archie Comics and Digests at B. Dalton Stores, Waldenbooks, Comic Shops, and supermarkets. Bottom of page 9: promotional advertisement for "Jughead's Pal Hot Dog!" #3 on sale March 13, 1990.

It's a Wild, Wild Racket (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Postman; Tiger the dog; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Coach Kleats; Charlie the bird
Synopsis
Archie heads to school with a lacrosse racket that accidentally hits everything in his path. He passes under Miss Grundy's window just as she knocks a potted plant off the windowsill. The plant lands in the pocket of his lacrosse racket thus saving Miss Grundy's plant. Archie makes his way to the gym only to find out that the lacrosse team is full. As he heads home he upsets a nest of birds. Unbeknownst to Archie, the nest full of baby birds is caught in the pocket of his lacrosse racket.
Reprints
Keywords
Lacrosse

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 14: promotional advertisement for Archie Fan Club.

Here’s Looking Achoo, Kid! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie's allergic reaction to Veronica's perfume leads him to wear an unusual costume to the costume party.
Reprints
Keywords
allergies; perfume

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 5 [Allergies]: promotional advertisement for "Jughead's Double Digest".

Cover Story (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldman [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Philips; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
In an effort to stay warm, Jughead and Archie wear ski masks to school. Jughead stops by the school office frightening Miss Philips who calls the police. They surrender their ski masks to Mr. Weatherbee and Mr. Svenson, the school custodian, who try them on just as the police arrive.
Reprints
Keywords
ski mask

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 1 "Cover Story": promo for Archie Adventure Series "The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" #10 on sale February 27, 1990 and "The Adventures of Bayou Billy" #5 based on a game by Nintendo on sale April 10, 1990; Bottom of page 6 "Cover Story": search for 3 secret clues throughout May 1990 Archie comic books. Send in answers. First 200 correct answers receive a free comic book. Unscramble Clue #2: 2. MEVIO FO HET KEWE

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents: 7)

Editor's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Victor Gorelick
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes "Explorers of the Unknown" issue number 1 and "Veronica in Mexico" #8. Included also are two reader responses praising Archie comic titles Veronica, Archie 3000, Archie's R/C Racers, Dilton's Strange Science, Faculty Funnies, Hot Dog, Jughead's Diner and Bayou Billy.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Are You Quick Enough for Mappy-Land? (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Nintendo; Taxan; Mappy-Land / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's all my choice leftovers from the eighties!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Taste of Adventure (Part 1)
    Capri Sun; Archie and His Friends
  3. 2. The Skin Game
    Archie
  4. 3. It's a Wild, Wild Racket
    Archie
  5. 4. Here’s Looking Achoo, Kid!
    Archie
  6. 5. Cover Story
    Archie
  7. 6. Prizes or Cash
  8. 7. Editor's Notebook
    Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. Are You Quick Enough for Mappy-Land?
    Nintendo; Taxan; Mappy-Land
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