Life with Archie #278 [Direct]
(May 1990)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Jan., Mar., 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
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) #278 [Newsstand].


The House On Oak Street (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

[The Taste of Adventure Part I] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Archie and his Friends; Capri Sun / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The House on Oak Street Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gene Colan (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Tinker; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets a riddle to solve from Mr. Tinker and investigates an old house based on the riddle. He ends up staying overnight in the house when a door jams shut.
Reprints
Keywords
haunted house

Sixties Watchwords! (Table of Contents: 3)

activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND CIRCULATION (Required by 39 USC 3685).

1A. Tale of publication: LIFE WITH ARCHIE
1B Publication No. 07473248.

2. Date of filing Oct. 1, 1989

3. Frequency of issue Jan, March, May, July, Sept, Nov.

3A. No. of issues published annually: 6.

3B. Annual subscription price $5.70

4. Location of known office of publication 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, Westchester NY 10543

5. Location of headquarters or general business offices of the publisher, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, Westchester, NY 10543

6. Names and addresses of publisher editor and managing editor.
Publisher: ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, Westchester, NY 10543
Editor: Richard H Goldwater, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Managing Editor: Victor Gorelick, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, Westchester, NY 10543
Owner: ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, Westchester, NY 10543

10. Extent and nature of circulation.
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months. 147,438
Actual no. copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 159,095

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The House on Oak Street Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gene Colan (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Tinker; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie discovers the connection between Mr. Tinker and the old house, and stages a charity dance to help Mr. Tinker.
Reprints
Keywords
haunted house

Hobby Lobby (Table of Contents: 7)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's an article about a boy who collected 50,000 baseball cards!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Hilda Spellman; Zelda Spellman

Taking It to the Basket (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I find dunking the ball is no problem!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Coach Clayton; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tells the readers about his basketball game.

Drugs Are Uncool! (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Anti drug PSA.

Data Base Ball (Table of Contents: 10)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Inks
Hy Eisman (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dilton can help us out of our slump!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Dilton uses computer analysis to see what the baseball team needs to do to win.
Reprints

The Big Stall (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to start studying for tomorrow's history exam the moment I get home!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie keeps getting distracted from doing his studying.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The House On Oak Street
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Taste of Adventure Part I]
    Archie and his Friends; Capri Sun
  3. 2. The House on Oak Street Chapter 1
    Archie
  4. 3. Sixties Watchwords!
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership
  6. 5. Archie's Club News
    Archie Club
  7. 6. The House on Oak Street Chapter 2
    Archie
  8. 7. Hobby Lobby
    Sabrina
  9. 8. Taking It to the Basket
    Archie
  10. 9. Drugs Are Uncool!
  11. 10. Data Base Ball
    Coach Kleats
  12. 11. The Big Stall
    Archie
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