Archie #500
(October 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 50011
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

Keywords
Anniversary issue.

[500th Issue] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Patrick Spaziante (signed)[as SPAZ]
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Keywords
balloons

The Big Five-Oh-Oh! (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; Grampa Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Big Moose Mason; Mr. Lodge; Pop Tate; Mr. Andrews; Dilton Doily; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Beazley; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Ohver Weeply (a parody of Oprah Winfrey)
Synopsis
Archie dumps a load of comics on his friends.

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

Editor's Notebook / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Includes the cover of Betty and Veronica Spectacular (Archie, 1992 series) #44.

Happy Anni-Worse-ary (Part One) (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; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Both Betty and Veronica realize that they're ready to go on their 500th date with Archie. And, of course he makes a 500th date with both of them at the same time.

Happy Anni-Worse-ary (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Cameos: Big Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie purposely gets detention to avoid the girls for a few hours, as he tried to think of a way out of his mess. Reggie offers to help Betty get Archie and gives Archie a false message about Veronica and Betty.

Riverdale Run-a-Round (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie wonders what it would be like to have a video game base on his life.
Reprints

Happy Anni-Worse-ary (Part 3) (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
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Nancy woods; Big Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Archie finds out that Reggie lied to him as Jughead warns Archie that Betty and Veronica are headed to the Chocklit Shoppe. Jughead tricks Moose into throwing Archie out of the Chocklit Shoppe. Then all the girls rush to Archie's aid.

You Don't Need Drugs to... (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Big Moose Mason; Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

PSA for "Just Say No To Drugs!"

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [500th Issue]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Big Five-Oh-Oh!
    Archie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  4. 3. Happy Anni-Worse-ary (Part One)
    Archie
  5. 4. Happy Anni-Worse-ary (Part 2)
    Archie
  6. 5. Riverdale Run-a-Round
    Archie
  7. 6. Happy Anni-Worse-ary (Part 3)
    Archie
  8. 7. You Don't Need Drugs to...
    Archie
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