Archie #429
(November 1994)

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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
071896467475 11
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Love Showdown, Part 1 of 4 (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Parent ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is it, Veronica!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica engage in an actual tug-of-war with Archie.
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Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is entranced by a mysterious letter and Betty and Veronica assume it's another girl.
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Bus Fuss (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Punchy / advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie hears about the mystery letter of Archie's. Playing a prank, he tells Betty and Veronica separately that the other wrote the letter. However, the prank erupts in an all-out war between the girls for Archie's affections.
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of the four part, inter-title crossover story "Love Showdown". Storyline continues in Betty #19.

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

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

Singin' in the Rain (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Veronica inspires the gang to go running in the rain in their swimwear to end summer vacation with a bang.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial by Victor Gorelick promoting the "Love Showdown" crossover.

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

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

Script
Ellen Leonforte
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte
Inks
Ellen Leonforte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Essay from Jaime Mejia on the "Corythosaurus", illustrated by the editor.

Pain in the Neck (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dr. Dobson
Synopsis
Archie is experiencing neck pains after a day at the beach.
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Keywords
beach volleyball; surfing

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Love Showdown, Part 1 of 4
    Archie
  2. 1. Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 1
    Archie
  3. 2. Bus Fuss
    Punchy
  4. 3. Love Showdown, Part 1 Chapter 2
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Catch Supersonic Fun"]
  6. 5. Singin' in the Rain
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Summer Supplies"]
  8. 7. ["Special Giant Offer"]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  11. 10. Pain in the Neck
    Archie
  12. 11. ["Archie's Super Savers"]
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