The Jetsons #4 [Direct Edition]
(December 1995)

Archie, 1995 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
762816470124 00411
Editing
Victor Gorelick ?

Issue Notes

The Defective Detective! (Table of Contents)

The Jetsons / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Scott Jeralds (signed as Scott J.)
Inks
Scott Awley (signed as Scott A.)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
George Jetson; Jane Jetson
Keywords
television

The Defective Detective! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Jetsons / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo De Cesare (credited as Angelo DeCesare)
Pencils
Bill White (credited)
Inks
Ruth Leon (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
George Jetson [also as Sam Crackcase]; Elroy Jetson; Jane Jetson
Synopsis
George buys a new trans-dimensional television that will allow him to enter into the action onscreen, but the experience is not what he planned when he lands in an old detective show.
Keywords
parody; television

Indexer Notes

George's client in the detective show wants him to locate the Carbon Cuckoo, a parody of the Maltese Falcon from the novel by Dashiell Hammett (1930) and the 1941 film adaptation.

Home Improvement (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Della; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets her father to add a wheelchair ramp to the Lodge Mansion so that her friend Della can visit.
Keywords
accessibility; wheelchairs

Indexer Notes

Sponsored by the United Cerebral Palsy Associations and Archie Comics.

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

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

Toe Stop Twist! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica; Seneca Sports / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Hanna-Barbera Comic News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Astro-Logical (Table of Contents: 6)

The Jetsons / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo De Cesare (credited as Angelo DeCesare)
Pencils
Bill White (credited)
Inks
Frank Hill (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Judy Jetson; Astro; Nicky Nova
Synopsis
Judy wants to meet soap opera star Nicky Nova but she's amazed when she get a chance to act in a scene with him. However, an over-protective Astro keeps getting in the way.
Keywords
acting; soap opera; television

Indexer Notes

Nicky Nova is the star of "Melrose Space 90210 A.D."

The Smart Pills (Table of Contents: 7)

The Jetsons / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Vallely (credited)
Pencils
Bill White (credited)
Inks
Ruth Leon (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
George Jetson; Jane Jetson; Judy Jetson; Elroy Jetson; Cosmo Spacely
Synopsis
George accidetally swallows 100 of Mr. Spacely's experimental Smart Pills, which gives him the intelligence (if not the diplomatic skills) to head off an interplanetary war.
Keywords
Spacely Sprockets
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Defective Detective!
    The Jetsons
  2. 1. The Defective Detective!
    The Jetsons
  3. 2. Home Improvement
    Veronica
  4. 3. ["Hanna-Barbera characters are hilarious -- and don't you forget eeet!"]
  5. 4. Toe Stop Twist!
    Betty and Veronica; Seneca Sports
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Hanna-Barbera Comic News
  7. 6. Astro-Logical
    The Jetsons
  8. 7. The Smart Pills
    The Jetsons
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