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
762816467476 48111
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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton devises a rocket-propelled snowboarding system.
Reprints

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; teen
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.
Reprints

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; teen
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; teen
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; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants to become a zoologist.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
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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