Archie #481 [Direct Edition]
(March 1999)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
1.75 USD; 1.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
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:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Archie! Anyone who doesn't jump is chicken!
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
ski jumps; snow; snow skiing

Don’t Look Now (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Angelo Decesare
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Voltina Shockly
Synopsis:
A TV star named Voltina Shockly stays at Archie's house while working for Mr. Lodge.
Reprints:

Rocket Racket (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy ?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton devises a rocket-propelled snowboarding system.

Axe of Friendship (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee thinks Jughead is a bad influence on Archie so asks him to spend less time with Archie so that Archie can spend more time with Dilton.

A Big Meal (Table of Contents: 4)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis:
Sabrina and her friends use magic to supersize their order.

History Lessons (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
The History teacher Mr. Smith tries to get the kids to use their imagination to make history more interesting.
Reprints:

Zoo-Illogical (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie wants to become a zoologist.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie! Anyone who doesn't jump is chicken!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Don’t Look Now
    Archie
  3. 2. Rocket Racket
    Archie
  4. 3. Axe of Friendship
    Archie
  5. 4. A Big Meal
    Sabrina
  6. 5. History Lessons
    Archie
  7. 6. Zoo-Illogical
    Archie
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