The Fly #8 [Newsstand]
(August 1984)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand
Archie Adventure Series
Barcode
0271000693508
Editing
Robin Snyder
Color
Color
Dimensions
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 The Fly (Archie, 1983 series) #8 [Direct].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Fly / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fly; Ice Man

The Big Freeze! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Fly / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); Robin Snyder (dialogue)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fly; Damato (a crime boss); Kim Brand; Manelli (an ex-crime boss); Ice Man; Lee Anne Cord
Synopsis
The ghost of an old gang boss hunts down his two old "partners" looking for his share of the business. The only one capable of stopping him is the Fly.

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

Crusader Comments / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robin Snyder
Letters
typeset

Time Twist (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
In order to escape rioting peasants, a vampire and his scientist travel 500 years into the future in a time machine.
Reprints

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

Jane of the Jungle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a two day trip, but we're going to find the great guru on top of the mountain.
Genre
humor
Characters
Jane; Jim
Synopsis
Jim and Jane travel to find a great guru.

The Conclusion (Table of Contents: 5)

The Jaguar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Ward [as Chas Ward]
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jaguar; John Nightspoor; Catherine
Synopsis
The Jaguar heals from his wounds and accepts his destiny while being stalked by the only surviving cult member.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Fly
  2. 1. The Big Freeze!
    The Fly
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Crusader Comments
  4. 3. Time Twist
  5. 4. ["It's a two day trip, but we're going to find the great guru on top of the mountain."]
    Jane of the Jungle
  6. 5. The Conclusion
    The Jaguar
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregg Whitmore