The Fly #5 [Newsstand]
(February 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., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand
Archie Adventure Series
Barcode
0271000693502
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) #5 [Direct].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Fly / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Rudy Nebres (credited)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fly

Under the Gun! (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robin Snyder
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jaguar
Reprints

Indexer Notes

An index of the Adventures of the Jaguar series. Located on the inside front cover.

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

The Fly / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); Robin Snyder (dialogue assist)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fly [Thomas Troy]
Synopsis
As two crooked scientists try to claim the invention, moneys and recognition of a third scientist, they leave a trail of death behind them. When Tom Troy starts investigating too closely, they frame him for jury tampering.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Under the Gun / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robin Snyder
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Rudy Nebres
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Fly; Crooked Man

Indexer Notes

Includes a reproduction of the next issue's cover.

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

Jane of the Jungle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's climb up a bit, Jane, to get away from the heat of the jungle.
Genre
humor
Characters
Jane; Jim
Synopsis
Jim sets up camp away from the African heat -- but ends up on an active volcano.

The Jaguar (Table of Contents: 5)

The Jaguar / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Ward [as Chas Ward] (credited)
Pencils
Vic Catan [as Vicatan] (signed)
Inks
Vic Catan [as Vicatan] (signed)
Colors
Tom Ziuko ?
Letters
Vic Catan ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jaguar [Ralph Hardy]; Professor John Nightspore; Catherine Tarascan
Synopsis
Still getting used to his powers return, Ralph and John help investigate a museum's theft. Catherine then informs Ralph of a cult that use animal sacrifices, and that only he can stop the cult.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Fly
  2. 1. Under the Gun!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Fly
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Under the Gun
  5. 4. ["Let's climb up a bit, Jane, to get away from the heat of the jungle."]
    Jane of the Jungle
  6. 5. The Jaguar
    The Jaguar
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregg Whitmore