Archie #409 [Newsstand]
(March 1993)

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 03
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

This issue is a variant of Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #409 [Direct].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hah! I knew I could make it to the Bee's office without dropping his books!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper
Reprints
Keywords
books; wet floor

Wipe the Smile Off This Face! (Table of Contents: 1)

Faceball 2000; Bullet-Proof Software / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Illustrated ad for Faceball 2000 video game for Game Boy. Bullet-Proof Software, Inc., 8337 154th Ave N. E., Redmond, Wash. 98052.

Just Yolking Around (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes to the market to get some eggs. He avoids breaking the eggs despite a number of chances for an accident along the way and back.
Reprints
Keywords
bicycle; eggs; ice; supermarket

Archie's Discount Subscription Offer! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
860 / 860 D
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Full-page mail-in order blank for subscriptions to all Archie regular-series titles and digests.

Archie's Photo Contest Winners (Table of Contents: 4)

We Love Archie Photo / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mandy Levencrown (photo); Eric Field (photo)

Indexer Notes

Color photos of Mandy Levencrown (Nepean, Ontario, Canada) and Eric Field (Northbook, Ill.) with their Archie collections.

Two Guys Talkin' (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie's Friend Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie try to make comparisons to Jughead being in a fast food restaurant.
Reprints
Keywords
fast food; hamburgers

Don't Miss a Date! Order My New Archie 1993 Calendar! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
869 / 869D
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Promo with mail-in coupon for Archie's 1993 Calendar for $12.95.

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie's imagination runs wild as he becomes Admiral Peary, Robinson Crusoe, Romeo, and Lassie's Timmy. He goes too far when he gives Rhett Butler's classic response to a request by Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
Admiral Peary; Gone with the Wind; Gunga Din; Lassie; Rhett Butler; Robinson Crusoe; Romeo

Indexer Notes

Arctic explorer Admiral Peary's name is misspelled as Admiral Perry. Archie's response as Rhett Butler is paraphrased as "Frankly my dear, I don't give a darn!"

The Big Touch (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tries to borrow money from Archie.
Keywords
loan

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

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
861
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, here we go again...the start of another New Year.

Indexer Notes

Gorelick asks for New Year's resolutions and promotes the Great Eastern Comic Convention January 22-24 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York.

Running in Circles (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Scott Shaw! (signed)
Inks
Scott Shaw! (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
900
Characters
Sonic the Hedgehog

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promo with mail-in coupon for subscriptions to Sonic the Hedgehog. 12 issues for $12.00.

The Peace Negotiator (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate (cameo); Cousin Jerry
Synopsis
Archie tries to patch up the relationship between Mr. Lodge and his cousin Jerry.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball cards; diplomacy; feud; reunion; snowman
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hah! I knew I could make it to the Bee's office without dropping his books!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Wipe the Smile Off This Face!
    Faceball 2000; Bullet-Proof Software
  3. 2. Just Yolking Around
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie's Discount Subscription Offer!
    Archie Comics
  5. 4. Archie's Photo Contest Winners
    We Love Archie Photo
  6. 5. Two Guys Talkin'
    Archie's Friend Jughead
  7. 6. Don't Miss a Date! Order My New Archie 1993 Calendar!
    Archie
  8. 7. Just Imagine!
    Archie
  9. 8. The Big Touch
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Well, here we go again...the start of another New Year."]
    Editor's Notebook
  11. 10. Running in Circles
    Sonic the Hedgehog
  12. 11. The Peace Negotiator
    Archie
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