Jughead #290
(July 1979)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.40 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
0271000696107
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
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I made this realistic looking fruit out of soap!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead gets suckered in by Betty's decorative fake fruit.

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of The Jughead Jones Comics Digest #33.

Going, Going, Gone (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Top Secret (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews, Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The female half of Miss Grundy's English class is chasing Jughead, trying to find out what he wrote in his essay "Dating Disasters and How To Avoid Them".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the reprint in Archie Spotlight Digest: Archie 75th Anniversary Digest (Archie, 2016 series) #12.

Considerate (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
Charley consumes half a box of cookies as a favor to his mother.

[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; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The gang is on a picnic by the lake and Archie is worried that the lunch will be too distracting to Jughead.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two late sixties era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Jug-On the Nose (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Place the letter over the corresponding number to find out what's bothering Jughead.

Birds of a Feather (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While retrieving a book for Archie, Jughead tries to help Mr. Lodge find his missing glasses.
Reprints

The Injured Party (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead injures his nose, but the subsequent treatments of the cut leave him open to the taunts and jokes of others.
Reprints

Mister Nice Guy (Table of Contents: 8)

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
Synopsis
Upset that a group of kids respect Jughead enough to address him as "Mister Jughead", Veronica attempts to buy their respect with gifts and treats.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I made this realistic looking fruit out of soap!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Going, Going, Gone
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Top Secret
    Jughead
  4. 3. Considerate
    Li'l Jinx's Chum, Charley
  5. 4. [Jughead's Gag Bag]
    Jughead
  6. 5. Jug-On the Nose
    Jughead
  7. 6. Birds of a Feather
    Jughead
  8. 7. The Injured Party
    Jughead
  9. 8. Mister Nice Guy
    Jughead
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