Jughead #284
(January 1979)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [vertical]
Barcode
0271000696101
Editing
Richard Goldwater
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow, Betty! Just look at those tremendous jaws!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie looks at the poster for "Jowls 2" while Betty looks at Jughead eating.
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Bake and Shake (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; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A hungry Jughead and Archie con their way into using Miss Grundy's cooking class to bake a delicious cake all for themselves.
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Word Game (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
To go with his new image as a ladies' man, Jughead buys expensive new clothes, which Reggie tries to ruin by treating Jughead to a big sloppy pizza.
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Indexer Notes

This and "Blind Date" continue the storyline of Jughead's new, supernaturally-induced attraction to girls. The storyline was dropped for several years following this issue.

The Peacemaker (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Vic Murray
Synopsis
When Archie plans to pick a fight with Vic "The Violent" Murray, Jughead dissuades him by getting Moose to pretend that even he is afraid to fight Vic.
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Blind Date (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; humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Steve Jones
Synopsis
Reggie offers to set up the newly girl-crazy Jughead with an intelligent, mature woman. Jughead accepts, not realizing that the woman is Miss Grundy. Luckily, Jughead brings along his handsome and elderly Uncle Steve on the date, and Miss Grundy and Steve fall for each other.
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Indexer Notes

A background gag in the splash panel has a poster of Samm Schwartz with a "Vote for President Samm" caption.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow, Betty! Just look at those tremendous jaws!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Bake and Shake
    Jughead
  3. 2. Word Game
    Jughead
  4. 3. The Peacemaker
    Jughead
  5. 4. Blind Date
    Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • James Yung
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  • Steven Rowe