Steel Sterling #6 [Newsstand]
(May 1984)

Archie, 1984 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand
Archie Adventure Series
Barcode
9271000693305
Editing
Robin Snyder (Editor); Richard H. Goldwater (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; baxter paper interior (issue 4); newsprint interior (issues 5 to 7)
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Steel Sterling (Archie, 1984 series) #6 [Direct].


The House That Would Not Die! (Table of Contents)

Young Steelers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eduardo Barreto
Inks
Eduardo Barreto
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Young Steelers [Red Wing; Asa; Wong; April]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robin Snyder
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside front cover includes a response to "A License To Kill" from Ronald Reagan and Elizabeth Dole.

The House That Wouldn't Die (Table of Contents: 2)

Young Steelers / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Eduardo Barreto [as Luis Eduardo Barreto]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Young Steelers [April; Asa; Carmen; Red Wing; Wong]; John Fenwick; Mary Fenwick; Tess Fenwick; Steel Sterling (cameo); Gayla (cameo); Rita (cameo); Ms. Samson (cameo)
Synopsis
The Young Steelers help a ghostly couple save their only child --also a ghost-- from a burning house.

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

Steel Shavings / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robin Snyder
Pencils
Eduardo Barreto; ? (Shield picture)
Inks
Eduardo Barreto; ? (Shield picture)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling; Shield

Indexer Notes

Includes cover reproductions of Steel Sterling #4 and #7, several images of Steel in action by Barreto, and a Shield picture.

The Echoes of My Mind (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Mitchell
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've never been in this part of the jungle before.
Genre
humor

Report from an Astral Alien! (Table of Contents: 6)

Shield / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Eduardo Barreto; Bill Dubay (page 1)
Inks
Eduardo Barreto; Bill Dubay (page 1)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Shield [Lancelot Strong] (flashback); General Smith; Dr. Laureen Smith; Deathstar (flashback)
Synopsis
In a flashback, an alien observes General Smith and his daughter Laureen mourning Lancelot Strong.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The House That Would Not Die!
    Young Steelers
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The House That Wouldn't Die
    Young Steelers
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Steel Shavings
  5. 4. The Echoes of My Mind
  6. 5. ["I've never been in this part of the jungle before."]
    Jane of the Jungle
  7. 6. Report from an Astral Alien!
    Shield
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregg Whitmore