Archie & Friends #77 [Direct Edition]
(January 2004)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Price
2.19 USD; 2.59 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Every four weeks, twice in October
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
762816469654 07711
Editing
Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief); 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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (signed) [as Rex W. Lindsey]
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hear this movie is so scary they're only letting teenagers see it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
The movie is so scary, only teenagers are allowed to see it.
Keywords
Movies

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mind Games (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Jason Jensen (credited)
Letters
Dan Nakrosis (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; new girl; Morris Dobbs; security officer
Synopsis
Dilton invents a device that increases Archie's latent power of E.S.P. He finds it awkward to know other people's thoughts, and attacks an apparent thief who turns out to be a mystery writer mentally working out a new novel.
Reprints
Keywords
E.S.P.; ESP; Extra-Sensory Perception; high school; mind reading; science fair

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Bad Day at Riverdale (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited) [as Gladir]
Pencils
? Kennedy (credited) [as Kennedy]
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited) [as Lapick]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's late for school, then learns that it's closed because of snow. He thinks he must be dreaming, then suddenly finds that he is.
Reprints
Keywords
Dream; high school

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie & Friends Scrapbook / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jenny Stauffer; Megan Steed; Laura Smith; Hope Beaman; Jenny Le
Inks
Jenny Stauffer; Megan Steed; Laura Smith; Hope Beaman; Jenny Le
Colors
Jenny Stauffer; Megan Steed; Laura Smith; Hope Beaman; Jenny Le
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm thankful for...
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Josie
Keywords
Fan art

Indexer Notes

Fan art

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Give It a Rest-Aurant! (Table of Contents: 9)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Pussycats [Josie; Melody; Val]; Alexander Cabot III; Chloe; diners
Synopsis
The Pussycats help Josie's cousin with her struggling restaurant.
Reprints
Keywords
Restaurant

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

What's the Good Word? (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? Smith (credited) [as Smith]
Pencils
? Kennedy (credited) [as Kennedy]
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited) [as Lapick]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; roving reporter
Synopsis
Jughead pulls a pun on a TV reporter.
Reprints
Keywords
T.V.; Television; TiVo; TV

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Super-Hero Zero! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason [Super-Moose]; space monster; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose falls asleep at the movies, and dreams he's a superhero.
Reprints
Keywords
Dream; monster; movies

Indexer Notes

GCD record at Archie's Funhouse Double Digest #1 credits inks to Rex Lindsey, and coloring to Barry Grossman.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I hear this movie is so scary they're only letting teenagers see it!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Ozzy & Drix"]
  3. 2. Mind Games
    Archie & Friends
  4. 3. ["Don't miss an issue!"]
  5. 4. Bad Day at Riverdale
    Archie
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  7. 6. ["The Official Archie 2004 16 month calendar"]
  8. 7. ["I'm thankful for..."]
    Archie & Friends Scrapbook
  9. 8. ["Archie Comics' Riverdale Stars Talent Search"]
  10. 9. Give It a Rest-Aurant!
    Josie and the Pussycats
  11. 10. ["96 pages of the best Archie daily newspaper strips!"]
  12. 11. ["Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #8"]
  13. 12. What's the Good Word?
    Jughead
  14. 13. ["The Mighty Crusaders"]
  15. 14. ["Subscribe today and never miss another issue!"]
  16. 15. Super-Hero Zero!
    Archie & Friends
  17. 16. ["Laughter is your best weapon."]
  18. 17. ["Bigger world."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kirk House
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Steven Rowe