Jughead #4 [Newsstand]
(February 1988)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.95 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary
Barcode
027100069614 02
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thanks, Santa, for making this the best Christmas ever!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Santa Claus; Jughead Jones; Julia Chilled (picture)

You Don't Need Drugs... (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Reasons why you don't need drugs.

'Tis the Season! (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Pencils
Nate Butler (credited)
Inks
Tom Moore (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Tom Moore ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is this what Christmas has been reduced to?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead is disillusioned about the community's lack of Christmas spirit but Betty shows him that it's out there, he just has to look for it.
Reprints

Eat Feat (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nate Butler (credited)
Pencils
Nate Butler (credited)
Inks
Tom Moore (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Tom Moore (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Please pass the meat...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead goes to the Andrews' house for dinner and doesn't know when to stop eating.
Reprints

I'm Peeved! (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Femme Fatal (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Nate Butler (credited)
Inks
Tom Moore (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Tom Moore ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've said it before and I'll say it again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead complains about women being nothing but trouble and being self-centered and selfish but Betty, Veronica, Pam and Midge prove him wrong with their generosity to him.
Reprints

Palindrome Pals (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Nate Butler (credited)
Pencils
Nate Butler (credited)
Inks
Tom Moore (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Tom Moore (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...Then analyze each formula to differentiate its individual components! Got it? Begin!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Professor Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and the gang write palindromes in class.
Reprints

Zap Flap (Table of Contents: 7)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spirit of light, enough is enough! Do your stuff!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Hilda Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina turns a mouse into an elephant but she can't make a phone ring when she needs a date.
Reprints

Jughead's Family Tree (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Sir Vincent Jones; Hulk Jones; Jug Entutum
Synopsis
Three examples of Jughead's ancestors and their unique accomplishments.

The Night Before Christmas Dinner (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Pencils
Nate Butler (credited)
Inks
Tom Moore (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Tom Moore ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yippee!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead is thrilled to cater the meal for Veronica's swanky holiday party. But when food is needed for the orphanage party, he unhesitatingly donates the fruits of all his labor.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; holiday; orphanage

Archie Club News (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Thanks, Santa, for making this the best Christmas ever!!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. You Don't Need Drugs...
    Archie
  3. 2. 'Tis the Season!
    Jughead
  4. 3. Eat Feat
    Jughead
  5. 4. I'm Peeved!
  6. 5. Femme Fatal
    Jughead
  7. 6. Palindrome Pals
    Jughead
  8. 7. Zap Flap
    Sabrina
  9. 8. Jughead's Family Tree
    Jughead
  10. 9. The Night Before Christmas Dinner
    Jughead
  11. 10. Archie Club News
    Archie
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