Life with Archie #272 [Newsstand]
(May 1989)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Jan., Mar., May, Jul., Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
076956145034 05
Editing
Victor Gorelick (Editor) ; 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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Hot and Cold Running Weather! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
snow

The Night the Lights Went Out At Archie's!! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
During a power failure the gang tell an add-on tale.

Ghosties (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A scrambled letter quiz.

Indexer Notes

No credits given for quiz.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Hot & Cold Running Weather! Part One (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead arrive in a town where it never snows.
Reprints

Hot & Cold Running Weather! Part Two (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead arrive in a town where it never stops snowing.
Reprints

Confidentially Speaking (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel can't keep her mouth shut.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credit given for gag.

Steppin' Out (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wearing fashions from fan submissions.

Losers Weepers (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Vicki Morgan; Loretta Morgan
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie find a lost purse.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When this story was reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #237, the pencils were credited to Sal Amendola. All other credits match the credits listed in the digest.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hot and Cold Running Weather!
    Life With Archie
  2. 1. The Night the Lights Went Out At Archie's!!
    Life With Archie
  3. 2. Ghosties
    Archie
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
  5. 4. Hot & Cold Running Weather! Part One
    Life With Archie
  6. 5. Hot & Cold Running Weather! Part Two
    Life With Archie
  7. 6. Confidentially Speaking
    Betty
  8. 7. Steppin' Out
    Archie
  9. 8. Losers Weepers
    Life With Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Terry Watkins
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Terry Watkins
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