Archie #588 [Newsstand]
(October 2008)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
2.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Barcode
009128467474 88
Editing
Mike Pellerito (managing editor); Victor Gorelick (editor/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) #588 [Direct Edition].


Freshman Year, Part 2 of 5 (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Galvan (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Jared McGerk; Mr. Weatherbee
Reprints
Keywords
photographs; school year books

Freshman Year Part 2 of 5 (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Batton Lash
Pencils
Bill Galvan
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee [Waldo Weatherbee]; Ms. Phlips (cameo); Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jared McGerk (first appearance); Mr. Andrews [Fred Andrews]; Ms. Grundy (Geraldine Grundy); Reggie Mantle; Prof. Flutesnoot [Elmer Benjamin Flutesnoot] (cameo); Ms. Haggly [Martha Haggly] (cameo); Coach Kleats (cameo); Pencilneck G (first appearance); Pop Tate (cameo); Mrs. Andrews [Mary Andrews]; Mrs. Jones [Gladys Jones]; Jughead Jones; Mr. Jones [Forsythe P. Jones II]; Ms. Pacer [Patti Pacer]; Samir [full name unknown] (possible first appearance); Moose Mason; Midge Klump (image only); Nancy Woods; Superintendent Haverhill (first appearance); Frankie Valdez (cameo); Mr. Lodge [Hiram Lodge] (cameo); Mr. Cooper [Hal Cooper] (cameo); Mrs. Cooper [Alice Cooper] (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie's freshman year at Riverdale High soon finds him in trouble with both the principal, Mr. Weatherbee, and a gang of bullies led by Jared McGerk. He's also making new friends, while Weatherbee seems to be making a new foe in the person of Superintendent Haverhill.
Reprints
Keywords
bully; homecoming

Indexer Notes

First appearances and full names are cited to the best of the indexer's ability.

Fan Art (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (copy)
Pencils
Kiki S.; Zachary R.; Olivia S.
Inks
Kiki S.; Zachary R.; Olivia S.
Colors
Kiki S.; Zachary R.; Olivia S.
Letters
? (design); typeset

Synopsis
Last interior page has fan-art gallery, indicia, and next-issue blurb.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Freshman Year, Part 2 of 5
    Archie
  2. 1. Freshman Year Part 2 of 5
    Archie
  3. 2. Fan Art
    Archie
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