Archie #495
(May 2000)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
1.99 USD; 2.19 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 49511
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good news! Archie is giving up the guitar!
Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews

Bus Boy (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
Synopsis
Archie tries to earn money by selling snacks on an open-top double-decker bus.
Reprints

Yakmobile (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets to test drive a new talking car.
Reprints

Countdown to 500! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie tells his stories about Archie to the interviewer.

Top This! (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Synopsis
Reggie thinks Archie's hair color might be the reason why girls are attracted to Archie so he dies his own hair that color.
Reprints

Pool Pals! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie and the gang playing pool.
Reprints

My Best Pal (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie tells readers that Jughead is very resourceful and quick thinking rather than being a shiftless couch potato.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Good news! Archie is giving up the guitar!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Bus Boy
    Archie
  3. 2. Yakmobile
    Archie
  4. 3. Countdown to 500!
    Archie
  5. 4. Top This!
    Archie
  6. 5. Pool Pals!
    Archie
  7. 6. My Best Pal
    Archie
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