Jughead #286
(March 1979)

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; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696103
Editing
Richard H. 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
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How come Jug isn't down for breakfast?
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Forsythe P. Jones II; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Hot Dog has no future as an alarm clock.
Reprints

Leaving Town (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Word To the Weird (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Prof. Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead's search for a crossword puzzle word distracts him from the usual Riverdale mayhem going on.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Two word balloons in this story - - page one, panel two and page two, panel one - - were relettered by another artist, probably someone in the production department.

Election Selection (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley / 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
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx has to dumb down a question for Charley.

[Jughead's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead plays a prank on Betty. Jughead gets lost under a painter's tarp.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

History Lesson (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After a temporary dizzy spell, Miss Grundy leaves Jughead in charge of the history class while she rests in the teacher's lounge. But she leaves Jughead with the wrong book to read before class.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Samm Schwartz puts in a background gag in the splash panel, in which Svenson the janitor opens a door clearly leaking water, then is swamped by an avalanche of water in the next panel. Later on page three, we see Svenson still being swept down the hall on a river of water.

Cover Up (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; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica goes to great pains to make fun of the mohair vest Jughead is wearing. So Jughead exacts a little revenge.
Reprints

Blow the Man Down (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Prof. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is forced to open all the school windows after a chem lab explosion fills the halls with smoke - - right after he gave Jughead a snow blower and the assignment of clearing the school walks.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["How come Jug isn't down for breakfast?"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Leaving Town
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. A Word To the Weird
    Jughead
  4. 3. Election Selection
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley
  5. 4. [Jughead's Gag Bag]
    Jughead
  6. 5. History Lesson
    Jughead
  7. 6. Cover Up
    Jughead
  8. 7. Blow the Man Down
    Jughead
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