Archie #515 [Newsstand]
(December 2001)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
1.99 USD; 2.39 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Every four weeks, twice in July
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
009128467474 15
Editing
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
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll lay the world at your feet!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie will lay the world at her feet, but Veronica already has too much stuff.

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

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

A Time for Change (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief); Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Stemwinder; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead drive themselves crazy, resetting dozens of clocks off of Daylight Saving Time.
Reprints
Keywords
Clock; high school

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

A-Files / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Earn $5 or $10 as an official reporter for the A-Files page.
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Reports from fans Lauralynn Renn and Crystal Fink.

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

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

The Big Turnaround (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Coach Kleats; Coach Clayton; Central High football team
Synopsis
Riverdale is losing the football game because Moose is too distracted by cheerleader Midge. Archie gets her to pose with the other team, and Moose's anger turns into an unstoppable force on the field.
Reprints
Keywords
Cheerleader; football; high school

Indexer Notes

GCD record at Archie Double Digest #224 credits inks to Mike Esposito, colors to Barry Grossman, and letters to Bill Yoshida.

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

The I Love Archie Photo Contest / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Laura Bryson (photograph); Katie (photograph); Kyle (photograph)
Inks
Laura Bryson (photograph); Katie (photograph); Kyle (photograph)
Colors
Laura Bryson (photograph); Katie (photograph); Kyle (photograph)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm bananas for Archie Comics!
Characters
Laura Bryson; Katie; Kyle; Archie Andrews
Keywords
Fan art

Indexer Notes

Photos by fans.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Full Service (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? Smith (credited) [as Smith]
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited) [as Goldberg]
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited) [as Milgrom]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tries to annoy Archie, who's working at a gas station. Archie wants Reggie to remove his hat and have his oil checked.
Reprints

Bird Brainer (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Polly [Goldie]; Mr. Rock; Mr. Rogers; Jena
Synopsis
Archie is working at a pet store. The talking parrot keeps getting him into trouble, until it helps him get a date with a pretty girl.
Reprints
Keywords
Parrot; pet store

Indexer Notes

The parrot's name unaccountably changes half-way through the story. GCD record at Archie Double Digest #232 credits inks to Mike Esposito, colors to Barry Grossman, and letters to Bill Yoshida.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Moose's Odd and Amazing Sports Reports / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited) [as Pellowski]
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited) [as Lindsey]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the game of softball was invented in 1887, it was called indoor softball because the game was played indoors!
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Charlotte Dod; Janet Guthrie; Georgeann Wells
Synopsis
Odd-ball sports facts.
Reprints
Keywords
auto racing; basketball; golf; softball; tennis

[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)

Who Are These People? (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie can't understand why everyone's avoiding him. It's because they're planning his surprise birthday party.
Reprints
Keywords
Birthday party

Indexer Notes

According to GCD record, Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #33 also credits Bob Smith (inks), Barry Grossman (colors), and Bill Yoshida (letters).

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

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'll lay the world at your feet!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Visit Archie and all his friends in Riverdale."]
  3. 2. A Time for Change
  4. 3. ["I can't get enough Archie stuff!"]
  5. 4. ["Earn $5 or $10 as an official reporter for the A-Files page."]
    A-Files
  6. 5. ["Uncle Freddie says... check off the issues you need to complete your collection!"]
  7. 6. The Big Turnaround
    Archie
  8. 7. ["I'm bananas for Archie Comics!"]
    The I Love Archie Photo Contest
  9. 8. ["Dear Archie Readers"]
    Editor's Notebook
  10. 9. ["Archie's Subscription Offer of the Century!"]
  11. 10. Full Service
    Archie
  12. 11. Bird Brainer
    Archie
  13. 12. ["When the game of softball was invented in 1887, it was called indoor softball because the game was played indoors!"]
    Moose's Odd and Amazing Sports Reports
  14. 13. ["Five-issue digest subscriptions"]
  15. 14. ["Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #6"]
  16. 15. Who Are These People?
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Archie Americana Series Best of the Eighties is here!"]
  18. 17. ["Get caught up in the magic..."]
  19. 18. ["Kellog's Frosted Flakes"]
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