Life with Archie #279 [Direct]
(July 1990)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price
1.00 USD; 1.20 CAD; 0.75 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
6 times a year in Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Introducing Mustang Sally! (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones]; Mustang Sally

The Taste of Adventure Part 3 (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Capri-Sun; Archie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mustang Sally (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Lifson (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Sally Pickett; Mr. Pickett; Mrs. Pickett; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Sally Picket and her hippie parents help the Riverdale gang organize a peaceful protest when the city council decides to turn their football field into a parking lot.
Reprints
Keywords
hippie; student protest

Indexer Notes

Full of 60's references, including the Archie's singing the 60's hit "Eve of Destruction" by Barry McGuire.

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

Archie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! I can't find my homework!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Find a word puzzle.

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

Archie's Club News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Cement Booties (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Eve Nagler (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Derek Dynamite
Synopsis
When they find out that music star Derek Dynamite is Mr. Weatherbee's godson the students ask Mr. Weatherbee to get Derek to perform at the school.
Reprints

Health Hint (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie advises a new student not to flirt with Midge.

Love, Not War (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie wears his uncle's military uniform to school.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing Mustang Sally!
    Archie
  2. 1. The Taste of Adventure Part 3
    Capri-Sun; Archie
  3. 2. Mustang Sally
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Hey! I can't find my homework!"]
    Archie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  6. 5. Cement Booties
    Life With Archie
  7. 6. Health Hint
    Moose
  8. 7. Love, Not War
    Life With Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Thomas Johnson
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jason Aydelotte
  • James Ludwig
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Terry Watkins
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • James Yung
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steven Rowe