Archie #400
(June 1992)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
1.25 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Archie Comics
Barcode
009128467474 06
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (Editor-in-Chief)
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)

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Archiekins..?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Reprints

In the Beginning (Table of Contents: 1)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
children
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Flashbacks: Little Archie; Little Betty; Little Veronica; Little Jughead; Mrs. Cooper; Smithers; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Little Archie meets Veronica, who is new to town, and then he can't decide whose party to go to - Betty's or Veronica's.

Indexer Notes

The Little Archie and the three Archie stories tie into one long story, with Jughead serving as narrator. The first page splash is not numbered, and the Little Archie story starts on the second page and is numbered pages 1-7.

A Spring Flour with Food for Thought or She Was Some Dish Until She Took the Banana and Split (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Flashbacks: Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Professsor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Pop Tate; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Archie delivers papers and eats whatever Betty and Veronica serve him.

Indexer Notes

Characters appear to be of Junior High or Middle School age in story.
The second part of story, with modern day Jughead narrating story.

Lest You Forget to Remember (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Big Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie gets 'amnesia' so he won't have to choose between Betty or Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia; baseball

Indexer Notes

Last of the three connected stories, with Jughead narrating.

Sale Tale (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Aunt Hilda; Sabrina; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda shops for a new outfit.
Reprints

[Number Puzzle] (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Unscramble the numerical squares to find that some things never change for Archie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Ellen Leonforte (illustrations) [as EL]
Inks
Ellen Leonforte (illustrations) [ as EL]
Colors
?
Letters
Ellen Leonforte; typeset

Indexer Notes

letters and reports from Mimi Tran (Brooklyn, NY), and John Brown (Wayne, NJ).

10 Tips For a Better World! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
539/539D
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Well, Archiekins..?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. In the Beginning
    Little Archie
  3. 2. A Spring Flour with Food for Thought or She Was Some Dish Until She Took the Banana and Split
    Archie
  4. 3. Lest You Forget to Remember
    Archie
  5. 4. Sale Tale
    Aunt Hilda
  6. 5. [Number Puzzle]
    Archie
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  8. 7. 10 Tips For a Better World!
    Archie
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