(May 2019)

Archie, 2019 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
12.99 USD; 14.99 CAD
Pages
132
Publisher's Age Guidelines
All-Ages
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
ISBN
978-1-68255-817-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781682558171 51299
Editing
Jamie Lee Rotante (credited) (editor); Carlos Antunes (credited) (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
6 inches wide by 9 inches tall
Binding
squarebound; trade paperback
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Mighty Crusaders; SuperTeens / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Williams (signed as Williams)
Inks
Gary Martin (signed as MARTIN)
Colors
Kelsey Shannon (signed as Kelsey)

Genre
superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful; Superteen; Inferno; Comet [Silver Age]; Captain Commando; Web; Mr. Justice; Comet [Golden Age]; Blackjack; Captain Flag; Pureheart the Powerful; Superteen; Inferno; Comet [Silver Age]; Captain Commando; Web; Mr. Justice; Comet [Golden Age]; Blackjack; Captain Flag
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Archie's Superteens versus Crusaders #1 Connecting Cover] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Mighty Crusaders; SuperTeens / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Williams
Inks
Gary Martin
Colors
Kelsey Shannon

Genre
superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful; Superteen; Inferno; Comet [Silver Age]; Captain Commando; Web; Mr. Justice; Comet [Golden Age]; Blackjack; Captain Flag
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[Archie's Superteens versus Crusaders #2 Connecting Cover] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Mighty Crusaders; SuperTeens / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Williams
Inks
Gary Martin
Colors
Kelsey Shannon

Genre
superhero; teen
Characters
Captain Hero; Miss Vanity; Shield; Black Hood; Fox; Steel Sterling; Jaguar; Hangman; Inferno
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Mighty Crusaders; SuperTeens / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Ian Flynn (credited)
Pencils
David Williams (credited)
Inks
Gary Martin (credited)
Colors
Kelsey Shannon (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why do we have to take Abbey Road to school every day?
Genre
superhero; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [Pureheart the Powerful]; Veronica Lodge [Miss Vanity]; Betty Cooper [Superteen]; Jughead Jones [Captain Hero]; Black Hood; Mr. Weatherbee; Doctor Zardox; Eliminators [Lodestone; Rogue Star; Dream Demon; Bronto]
Synopsis
Dr. Zardox, Riverdale's new substitute teacher, loses his temper during class and unleashes a giant robot to wreck the building. Archie and his friends change into their superhero identities and meet the Black Hood, who also calls on his fellow Crusaders to join the fight against Zardox.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Mighty Crusaders; SuperTeens / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Ian Flynn (credited)
Pencils
David Williams (credited)
Inks
Gary Martin (credited)
Colors
Kelsey Shannon (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Black Hood is down!
Genre
superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Superteen [Betty Cooper]; Captain Hero [Jughead Jones]; Miss Vanity [Veronica Lodge]; Steel Sterling; Shield; Comet; Fox; Bob Phantom; Black Jack; Captain Commando; Inferno; Mr. Justice; Firefly; Web; Captain Flag; Doctor Zardox; Eliminators [Dream Demon; Bronto; Lodestone; Rogue Star] (cameo)
Synopsis
Crusaders arrive to fight Zardox and his giant robot, but it's Captain Hero who takes the bad guy down in the end. Or does he? Jughead wakes up in the hospital thinking he's had a nightmare -- but Steel Sterling is in the next bed.
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Keywords
robots

An Eye for an Eye! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp (credited)

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; The Bloodshot Eye
Synopsis
Pureheart battles The Bloodshot Eye.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from index of Archie's Super Teens (Archie, 1994 Series) #2. Story in two parts (5 pp. each).

The Bomb Master (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Hero / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Feature Logo
Captain Hero
Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Captain Hero [Jughead Jones]; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; The Bomb Master; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
The Bomb Master has a truth bomb and uses it to get the combination to the Lodge safe.
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Terror in the Center Ring (Table of Contents: 8)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
Sal Contrera (credited)
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Feature Logo
Archie as Pureheart the Powerful
Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Veronica Lodge; The Mad Clown; Lungwort; Hypno the Great (The Mad Clown in disguise)
Synopsis
While at a circus, a mad clown with murder on his mind kidnaps Veronica because she looks like his ex-wife. When Archie and Reggie can't find Veronica, they become Pureheart and Evilheart to save the young socialite.
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Keywords
circus; hypnotism; tiger; trapeze

Indexer Notes

This story is told in 2 parts: Part I (8 pages) and Part II (5 pages).

Dinner for One (Table of Contents: 9)

Superteen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited as Vince DeCarlo)

Feature Logo
Betty as Superteen
Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Superteen [Betty Cooper]; Waldo Weatherbee; The Consumer; Archie Andrews; Elmer Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Superteen battles the Consumer, an alien monster who can eat anything and anyone. She has to back down when the Consumer threatens to devour Archie, but luckily Jughead's eating power is greater than any alien's.
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Keywords
alien

Indexer Notes

The first Superteen story that isn't a dream sequence.

A note in the splash page establishes the rule that the source of Superteen's power is her ponytail.

Food Demon (Table of Contents: 10)

Superteen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited as Vince DeCarlo)

Feature Logo
Superteen
Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Superteen [Betty Cooper]; The Consumer; Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]
Synopsis
When the Consumer returns to Riverdale, Superteen is there to stop him.
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Cold Cash! (Table of Contents: 11)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Ice Cube; Witch Doctor; The Head; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Pureheart battles Ice Cube, who is after Lodge's millions!
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Indexer Notes

This story is told in two parts (8 pp. & 5 pp.).

Evilheart's Revenge! (Table of Contents: 12)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (credited)

Feature Logo
Pureheart the Powerful
Genre
adventure; humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie discovers that just as Archie can transform into Pureheart the Powerful by calling on his inner goodness, he can use his inner rottenness to turn into that caped fink, Evilheart.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Evilheart. Story in two parts (8 pp. & 5 pp.).

[Life with Archie #26 Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 13)

SuperTeens / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jamal Igle (signed as Igle)
Inks
Jamal Igle (signed as Igle)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superteen; Pureheart the Powerful; Captain Hero; Evilheart
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[Jughead #6 Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ramón K. Pérez (signed as PeREZ)
Inks
Ramón K. Pérez (signed as PeREZ)
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Superteen; Pureheart the Powerful; Evilheart; Captain Hero; Veronica Lodge
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[Archie as Pureheart the Powerful #1] (Table of Contents: 15)

Pureheart the Powerful / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; teen; humor
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie as Pureheart the Powerful #2] (Table of Contents: 16)

Pureheart the Powerful / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; teen; humor
Characters
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Tar-man the Terrible
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie as Pureheart the Powerful #3] (Table of Contents: 17)

Pureheart the Powerful / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Ice Cube; Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie as Capt. Pureheart #4] (Table of Contents: 18)

Pureheart the Powerful / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Sal Contrera
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't dare miss this double-action, double-daring double feature
Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Captain Pureheart]; Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.