Laugh #5
(February 1988)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary
Barcode
027100069621 02
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! You kids really know how to make a guy feel at home!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Sabrina; Josie; Valerie; Melody; Santa Claus; Rudolph
Keywords
Christmas; reindeer; Santa Claus

You Don't Need Drugs... (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods

Sky Birds (Table of Contents: 2)

The Mighty Archie Art Players / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
satire-parody; teen
Characters
Lt. Eric "Ace" Gilbertson [Archie]; Betty Skoop [Betty]; Major Grumple [Mr. Weatherbee]; Cpl. Mac Kanik [Jughead]; the Baroness [Veronica]; Heinrich von Nasty [Reggie]
Synopsis
During WW I, air ace Gilbertson defeats German saboteurs with the help of girl reporter Betty Skoop.
Reprints
Keywords
dogfights; World War I

An Award Winning Christmas (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Gaskill
Synopsis
Archie and his dad get caught up in a Christmas decorating competition with a neighbor and nearly miss out on the true spirit of the season.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Archie's Kiss Wish! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

word scramble puzzle

Gig Gaga (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Melody
Synopsis
The Pussycats help out some fashion designers by giving them free publicity at their New York concert.
Reprints
Keywords
New York City; Soho

Sign of the Times Quiz (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

matching puzzle

Just Your Average Family (Table of Contents: 7)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina and her aunts celebrate Christmas much like everyone else, but with magic added.
Keywords
Christmas

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

Archie's Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; letters submitted by Shabram Naseer; Tracy Warner

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gosh! You kids really know how to make a guy feel at home!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. You Don't Need Drugs...
    Archie
  3. 2. Sky Birds
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  4. 3. An Award Winning Christmas
    Archie
  5. 4. Archie's Kiss Wish!
    Archie
  6. 5. Gig Gaga
    Josie
  7. 6. Sign of the Times Quiz
    Archie
  8. 7. Just Your Average Family
    Sabrina
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
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