Archie #558
(August 2005)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
2.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Feb, Mar, May, June, July, Aug, Oct, Nov, and Dec
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
762816467476 55811
Editing
Richard Goldwater; Victor Gorelick
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
Bob Smith
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tricky Triumph (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hortensia; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Hortensia's father
Synopsis
Reggie wins the jet ski race but soon wishes he hadn't.
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Keywords
jet ski; surfing; surfing wax; yacht

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 1 is the indicia.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Arch Is in the House (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; La Jeank
Synopsis
Archie is not in the doghouse with Veronica for being late but then ends up in the doghouse, literally.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 1 is a promo ad for Archie Classic Videos.
Bottom of page 6 is a promo ad for the Archie website: www.archiecomics.com

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Barbecue Blunder! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Little Archie; Little Jughead; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
During a picnic Fred, Mary and Archie reminisce about their past picnics.
Reprints
Keywords
picnic

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 1 is a promo ad for Sabrina the teenage witch in Manga style.
Bottom of page 5 is a promo ad for Josie and the Pussycats in Tales from Riverdale Digest #3.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Editor's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick (editor)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
1982
Synopsis
Editor tells readers that both Bob Bolling and Dexter Taylor, Archie Comic artists, will be honored guests at the San Diego comic convention held July 14-17, 2005. He recaps the July issues of "Jughead & Friends" and "Tales From Riverdale". There is also an Archie subscription offer.

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Archie News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Features 2 reports from readers. Max Truitt of Austin, TX reports about Comanche Indians. Theresa Teaford of Columbus, OH reports on Annie Oakley.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Topper (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Miss Bernice Beazley
Synopsis
While reading a book about great inventions, Archie and Jughead come up with inventions of their own.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 1 is a promo ad for Sonic X 4-issue series.
Bottom of page 5 is a promo ad for ordering Archie Comic subscription online at www.archiecomics.com

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Tricky Triumph
    Archie
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Arch Is in the House
    Archie
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Barbecue Blunder!
    Archie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie News
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. The Topper
    Archie
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
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