Archie #429
(November 1994)

Archie, 1959 Series
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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.
Reprints

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.
Reprints

Bus Fuss (Table of Contents: 2)

Punchy / advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Goliher ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Punchy; Poochie; various kids

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hawaiian Punch fruit drink.

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.
Reprints

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Catch Supersonic Fun
Characters
Sonic The Hedgehog

Indexer Notes

Subscription ad for Sonic the Hedgehog.

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.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Summer Supplies

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie logo items.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (clip art)
Inks
? (clip art)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Special Giant Offer

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Reggie's Revenge #2, Archie's Super Teens #1, and Jughead's Baby Tales #2.

[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.
Reprints
Keywords
beach volleyball; surfing

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's Super Savers

Indexer Notes

Subscription offer for the entire Archie Comics Line.

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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