Archie #404
(October 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 10
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

Archie Comics Are Outta This World! (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Golliher (signed)
Inks
Dan Parent (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Keywords
outer space

The Beach Boss (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Hank
Synopsis
Archie lets authority go to his head when he agrees to step in for his friend Hank the lifeguard.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; lifeguards

Sun Fun Fashions (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

fashions submitted by Jill Schreiner; Korey Vitale; Diana Lee Paz; Amy Leshansky

Lady Be Good (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie dresses up as an old lady for a local theater audition but everyone knows it's him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #4 lists Mike Pellowski as the writer, and this story does have some Pellowski like touches.

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

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

Pencils
Ellen Leonforte (illustrations) (signed)
Inks
Ellen Leonforte (illustrations) (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Nadine Haalboom; Marie Crissone

The Real World (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Chuck Clayton; Williams
Synopsis
Archie finally gets his friends to go outside for some summer activities but they are still tied to their electronic gadgets.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Products from advertisers SweetTarts, Capri Sun, Sunkist and Cap'n Crunch are featured in this story.

Writer credit from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #79.

Why Is Archie So Happy? (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Skate Date! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie decide to meet girls while rollerblading. Reggie is the better skater but Archie is better with the girls.
Reprints
Keywords
rollerblading

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #253, writing is credited to George Gladir and inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Archie Comics Are Outta This World!
    Archie
  2. 1. The Beach Boss
    Archie
  3. 2. Sun Fun Fashions
    Archie
  4. 3. Lady Be Good
    Archie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  6. 5. The Real World
    Archie
  7. 6. Why Is Archie So Happy?
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. Skate Date!
    Archie
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