Archie #1 [H - Michael Gaydos Variant Cover]
(September 2015)

Archie, 2015 Series
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Volume
2
Price
3.99 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2015-07-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated Teen
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
762816467476 10081

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Archie (Archie, 2015 series) #1 [A - Fiona Staples Regular Cover]. There exist further variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Gaydos
Inks
Michael Gaydos
Colors
?

Genre
teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fiona Staples (credited)
Inks
Fiona Staples (credited)
Colors
Andre Szymanowicz (credited); Jen Vaughn (credited)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia at bottom of page.
Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Fiona Staples (credited)
Inks
Fiona Staples (credited)
Colors
Andre Szymanowicz (credited); Jen Vaughn (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi. My name is Archie Andrews.
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley (cameo); Jughead Jones; Kevin Keller; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge (on billboard only); Raj Patel; Waldo Weatherbee; Trevor Smith; Maria; Sheila
Synopsis
Riverdale High is abuzz with gossip because Archie and Betty have broken up. Kevin and his friends plot to get them back together by having them elected Homecoming King and Queen but Jughead sabotages the plan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Split into three chapters with the following titles: There Is This Girl (pgs. 1-6), I Be a Genius (pgs. 7-11), and a drawing of a musical note (pgs. 12-22).

An Introduction to Classic Archie (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Bob Montana ?
Inks
Bob Montana ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Previously, in Pep Comics #22...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Archie Andrews

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

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Bloom (credited as Vic Bloom)
Pencils
Bob Montana (credited)
Inks
Bob Montana (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Abner Sundell (original story)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just a matter of skill, that's all!
Feature Logo
Archie [1940's logo]
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews (calls himself Chick in this story); Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews (called Edna Andrews in this story); Alice Cooper (called Mildred Cooper in this story); Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper (called Sam Cooper in this story); Jughead Jones; Gramps Andrews
Synopsis
Archie meets Betty, a girl who has just moved into the neighborhood. He shows off for her, claiming he can do anything. At a carnival that weekend, Betty meets a man who needs a tight rope walker. Betty, remembering that Archie can do anything, volunteers Archie with humorous results.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint of the first Archie story.
Only Fred Andrews is identified by name in this story. The other parents' names would change over the years.
Archie and Betty are a few years younger than usual.

[Cover Gallery Archie #1] (Table of Contents: 5)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
J. Scott Campbell (credited); Colleen Coover (credited); Tania del Rio (credited); Joe Eisma (credited); Francesco Francavilla (credited); Genevieve F.T. (credited); Michael Gaydos (credited); Sanford Greene (credited); Robert Hack (credited); Dean Haspiel (credited); David Mack (credited); Moritat (credited); Mike Norton (credited); Jerry Ordway (credited); Ramón K. Pérez (credited as Ramón Pérez); Ron Salas (credited); Greg Scott (credited); Fiona Staples (credited); T. Rex (credited as T-Rex); Brittney Williams (credited); Chip Zdarsky (credited)
Inks
J. Scott Campbell (credited); Colleen Coover (credited); Tania del Rio (credited); Joe Eisma (credited); Francesco Francavilla (credited); Genevieve F.T. (credited); Michael Gaydos (credited); Sanford Greene (credited); Robert Hack (credited); Dean Haspiel (credited); David Mack (credited); Moritat (credited); Mike Norton (credited); Jerry Ordway (credited); Ramón K. Pérez (credited as Ramón Pérez); Ron Salas (credited); Greg Scott (credited); Fiona Staples (credited); T. Rex (credited as T-Rex); Brittney Williams (credited); Chip Zdarsky (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reprints of various variant covers for this issue.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Hi. My name is Archie Andrews."]
    Archie
  4. 3. An Introduction to Classic Archie
  5. 4. ["Just a matter of skill, that's all!"]
    Archie
  6. 5. [Cover Gallery Archie #1]
  7. 6. ["Next issue..."]
    Archie
  8. 7. ["More than burgers but mostly burgers"]
    Jughead
  9. 8. ["Hi. My name is Archie..."]
    Archie
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  • Jim Stangas
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