Jughead #279
(August 1978)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [vertical]
Barcode
0271000696108
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I was in a pie eating contest, Arch!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Midge Klump; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead has a ready explanation for his slovenly demeanor.

Beasties of the Night (Table of Contents: 1)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead conspires with Reggie to throw a scare into Betty and Veronica one summer evening.
Reprints
Keywords
Halloween

Patriotic Duty (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx has a new excuse for not taking a bath.

[Jughead's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead tries to skip showering. Jughead cares for Mrs. Lodge's flowers.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

The Last Resort (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose is in a foul mood and everybody in school is scared for their lives. Jughead calls in Dilton as a last resort to try to calm the beast.

Curtain Call (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead is practicing his lines for a play in public and his delivery is scaring everybody around him.

You Better Believe It (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead comes up with a chant that supposedly wards off evil, and it works.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I was in a pie eating contest, Arch!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Beasties of the Night
    Jughead
  3. 2. Patriotic Duty
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. [Jughead's Gag Bag]
    Jughead
  5. 4. The Last Resort
    Jughead
  6. 5. Curtain Call
    Jughead
  7. 6. You Better Believe It
    Jughead
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