Archie & Friends #8 [Newsstand]
(May 1994)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Price
1.25 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
071896469653 05
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; then Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jukebox
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
dancing; jukebox; music

Indexer Notes

Sabrina advertised on cover

Band Together Part One and Two (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher; Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; The Croutons (a local band); Mr. Steadman (a producer for Mad Dog Records)
Synopsis
Inspired by a local group, Archie and the gang reform the band under the name "Pearl Jelly." They then score a gig where a record producer will be at, but Reggie sabotages the group in order to get a solo contract.
Reprints
Keywords
band; group; music

Indexer Notes

The story is told in two parts: Part One (6 pages) and Part 2 (5 pages). The new names for the Archies include Pearl Jelly (a homage to Pearl Jam) and Smashing Cumquats (a homage to the Smashing Pumpkins).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie & Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beep Beep! Slowpoke!
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Illustration of the foursome riding on scooters.
Reprints

Queen of Denial! (Table of Contents: 3)

Ethel / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (signed)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
word game
Reprints
Keywords
camel; Cleopatra; Egypt; pyramid; The Nile river

Archie's Club News (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ellen Leonforte
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Report by Deanna Mathis from Orchard, WA about the environment.

That's the Ticket (Table of Contents: 5)

Chuck & Moose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Bill Golliher
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Chuck and Moose put their foot down when Midge and Nancy plan all of their dates without consulting them.
Reprints
Keywords
date; dating; movie theatre

A Tired Excuse (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie is tired from a workout the gym coach gave him, but walks home from school instead of taking the bus.
Reprints

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Our Spider, Have You Spied Her? (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina at Gravestone Heights 91313 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (signed)
Pencils
Bill Golliher (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Eyeda; Jerome; Cleara; Dr. Frankenstern
Synopsis
Dr. Frankenstern turns the school mascot into a giant spider.
Reprints
Keywords
library; Medusa; tarantula
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Jukebox"]
    Archie & Friends
  2. 1. Band Together Part One and Two
    Archie & Friends
  3. 2. ["Beep Beep! Slowpoke!"]
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. Queen of Denial!
    Ethel
  5. 4. Archie's Club News
  6. 5. That's the Ticket
    Chuck & Moose
  7. 6. A Tired Excuse
    Archie
  8. 7. Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. Our Spider, Have You Spied Her?
    Sabrina at Gravestone Heights 91313
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