Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #209 [Direct]
(September 1989)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price
0.95 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Published nine times a year (Jan., March, Apr., June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Nov.)
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US; then Standard Silver Age US; then Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow, Ronnie! Your dad sure has a lot of clout on this beach!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

A Rash Decision (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie loses his trunks after diving into the ol' swimmin hole, so he covers himself with a bush and runs home. Too bad the bush was poison ivy.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You don't need drugs...
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Reasons to stay away from drugs.

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

Editor's Notebook / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is it next month already?
Characters
Victor Gorelick
Synopsis
Article about lettering a comic.

Rhyme Time (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nate Butler
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie declares he's sick of looking at signs.

The Champion (Table of Contents: 5)

Big Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; unnamed wrestlers
Synopsis
Midge breaks up with Moose because he shows off his strength on every date. Fortunately, the two get back together before the big arm wrestling tournament.
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To Sleep Or Not To Sleep (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
John Hunter
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge (thoughts only); Reggie Mantle (thoughts only); Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie can't seem to fall asleep. When he finally does, Jughead calls him up for tips on how to fall asleep.
Reprints

Camera Puzzle (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Unscramble the different kinds of photography.

Archie's Club News (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
? [as EL] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Two letters about model making and saving a drowning boy.

Seeing Stars! (Table of Contents: 9)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee finds a flying saucer in Pickin's Park and boards it. The aliens offer food, so he eats one of everything. Unbeknownst to him, the flying saucer is actually a restaurant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #32, writing is credited to George Gladir.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow, Ronnie! Your dad sure has a lot of clout on this beach!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Rash Decision
    Archie
  3. 2. ["You don't need drugs..."]
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Is it next month already?"]
    Editor's Notebook
  5. 4. Rhyme Time
    Reggie
  6. 5. The Champion
    Big Moose
  7. 6. To Sleep Or Not To Sleep
    Archie
  8. 7. Camera Puzzle
    Archie
  9. 8. Archie's Club News
    Archie's Club News
  10. 9. Seeing Stars!
    Mr. Weatherbee
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