(September 1986)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
On-sale date
1986
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
027100069638 09
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie will be okay after he gains a little confidence!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrew; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
wind-surfing

Indexer Notes

Includes "Archie Salutes Our Lady!" Statue of Liberty seal.

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

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We want you to join...the Campaign for a Smoke-Free America!
Characters
Archie Andrew; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Anti-smoking public service announcement in cooperation with the American Cancer Society.

The Mall (Part I) (Table of Contents: 2)

Life with Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrew; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A huge new shopping mall has opened in Centerville. It is causing Mr. Lodge problems because the new mall is taking business away from the Riverdale Mall, where he is on the board of directors.
Reprints
Keywords
balloon; shopping mall

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

Bonkers; Nabisco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Archie's Club News / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize report on dancing by Candace Wong (Vancouver, B.C., Canada) wins $6.00. Second prize report on rainbows by Dana Lynn Seger (Fairbury, Nebr.) wins $4.00. Text and illustrations.

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

Archie's Double Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Birthday Witches!! (Table of Contents: 6)

Sabrina's Puzzle Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Colors
?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw ?

Characters
Aunt Zelda

Indexer Notes

Scrambled word game. Credits read "Compiled by: Rod Ollerenshaw".

Subscribe and Get One Issue Free! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Archie Digests / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Mall (Part II) (Table of Contents: 8)

Life with Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; The Archies; The Hip Hoppers [Claude; Raul]; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The disco where the Archies were going to perform burns down. They meet old friends, Claude and Raul, and they all perform in the parking lot of the Riverdale mall, bringing in a crowd that convinces Mr. Lodge that he has to change his business strategy to attract younger shoppers.
Reprints
Keywords
break-dancing; concert; disco; fire; shopping mall

Indexer Notes

Mr. Lodge quotes Bob Dylan at one point: "The times they are a-changing!"

Step Right Up! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Archie's Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Fun of Color...Full of Fun! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Archie Annual Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

400 Stickers and More $4.00 (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Pineapple Kids Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Writer (Table of Contents: 12)

Life With Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gets the book "How to Write for Comic Books" and is so engrossed in reading it that he misses all the story situations that are happening around him.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; book; cement; comic books; flying saucer; hammock; skateboard; telephone

A Steal of a Deal from David (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

David Seed Snacks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Waiter, There's a Spy in My Soup! (Table of Contents: 14)

Life with Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Kujava (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie gets a mysterious package from Russia and two men follow him and Chuck in a round-about fashion to Archie's house.
Reprints
Keywords
fur hat; post office; Russia; spy

Indexer Notes

Ambrose is mentioned, but does not appear.

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #252, writing is credited to Mike Pellowski.

Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Archie Fan Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Johnson Smith Company] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

44 Fabulous Bracelets and More for $4.00 (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Pineapple Kids Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie will be okay after he gains a little confidence!"]
    Life with Archie
  2. 1. ["We want you to join...the Campaign for a Smoke-Free America!"]
  3. 2. The Mall (Part I)
    Life with Archie
  4. 3. ["Everyone's Bonked Out by New Chewy Chocolate Bonkers!"]
    Bonkers; Nabisco
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  6. 5. ["Save! Subscribe and get 1 free!"]
    Archie's Double Digest
  7. 6. Birthday Witches!!
    Sabrina's Puzzle Page
  8. 7. Subscribe and Get One Issue Free!
    Archie Digests
  9. 8. The Mall (Part II)
    Life with Archie
  10. 9. Step Right Up!
    Archie's Checklist
  11. 10. Fun of Color...Full of Fun!
    Archie Annual Digest
  12. 11. 400 Stickers and More $4.00
    Pineapple Kids Club
  13. 12. The Writer
    Life With Archie
  14. 13. A Steal of a Deal from David
    David Seed Snacks
  15. 14. Waiter, There's a Spy in My Soup!
    Life with Archie
  16. 15. Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club!
    Archie Fan Club
  17. 16. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!
    Archie Comics
  18. 17. Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  19. 18. [Johnson Smith Company]
    Johnson Smith Company
  20. 19. 44 Fabulous Bracelets and More for $4.00
    Pineapple Kids Club
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