Life with Archie #270 [Newsstand]
(January 1989)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
076956145034 01
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Life with Archie (Archie, 1958 series) #270 [Direct].


The Giant Eggplant That Conquered the World! (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yikes! I think the Riverdale 4-H club overdid it on the plant food this year!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

The Giant Eggplant That Conquered the World (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopulos (credited)
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Colonel Archie Andrews (also as Archie Andrews); Commander Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dr. Dilton Doiley; Professor Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; General Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie falls asleep and imagines himself in a B-movie.
Reprints
Keywords
Antarctica; B movie; eggplant; UFO

Indexer Notes

In two parts.

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #21.

Surprise Ending! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Archie and His Friends; Sunkist / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dilton's Puzzle Pals! (Table of Contents: 3)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley

Follow the Sign (Table of Contents: 4)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge sees a lot of "Think Big" signs except when he's on his bathroom scale.
Reprints

Archie's Club News (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie Club / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Candid Photos from the Riverdale High School Year Book (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Professor Flutesnoot; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Svenson; Miss Beazley
Reprints

Ample Sample (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm gonna ask for a free sample!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie asks for an ice cream sample.
Reprints

Nightmares (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Hot Dog
Synopsis
One panel each of the character's worst nightmare. Betty's nightmare is that Archie and Veronica get married.
Reprints

There's a Bee in My Salad (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Pedersen (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everybody is health-conscious today, and salads are what all the kids are eating!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead ruin Pop Tate's new salad bar.
Reprints

A Public Service Message from Archie Comics (Table of Contents: 10)

Health Education / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton

Indexer Notes

AIDS awareness PSA.

Cocoa Pebbles BMX Bike Race (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Post Cocoa Pebbles; The Flintstones / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Giant Eggplant That Conquered the World!
    Archie
  2. 1. The Giant Eggplant That Conquered the World
    Archie
  3. 2. Surprise Ending!
    Archie and His Friends; Sunkist
  4. 3. Dilton's Puzzle Pals!
  5. 4. Follow the Sign
    Mr. Lodge
  6. 5. Archie's Club News
    Archie Club
  7. 6. Candid Photos from the Riverdale High School Year Book
    Archie and the Gang
  8. 7. Ample Sample
    Archie
  9. 8. Nightmares
    Archie
  10. 9. There's a Bee in My Salad
    Archie
  11. 10. A Public Service Message from Archie Comics
    Health Education
  12. 11. Cocoa Pebbles BMX Bike Race
    Post Cocoa Pebbles; The Flintstones
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