Laugh #9 [Regular]
(August 1988)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
seven times per year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
076956145096
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whatever happened to the dog that was happy to just fetch sticks?
Genre
humor
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Beatnik Beach Bash (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
The Surf Tones [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley]; The Devil Dragsters [Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump]; Betty Cooper [as The Teen Singing Sensation]
Synopsis
In a parody of sixties beach films, The Surf Tones and The Devil Dragsters hold a surfing competition to determine ownership of Beatnik Beach.
Reprints

Surprise Ending! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Archie and his friends; Sunkist Fun Fruits / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Ego Trip (Table of Contents: 3)

Josie and The Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alexandra Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
Expecting to be mobbed by onlookers at the beach, Alexandra finds that she, like everyone else, can't compete with Melody.
Reprints

[The Laffy Taffy Bunch] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Laffy Taffy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Canadian Snaps (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Humorous snapshots of the gang's excursion to Canada.
Reprints
Keywords
Bonaventure Island; Calgary; Calgary Stampede; Edmonton; Montreal; Niagara Falls; Ottawa; Saskatchewan; snapshots; Toronto; Toronto Island; U.S.-Canadian Border; Winnipeg

Let's do the FruitSlush Mush! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Archies; FruitSlush / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents: 7)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Sabrina tries to get her aunts to update their wardrobe.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Whatever happened to the dog that was happy to just fetch sticks?"]
    Hot Dog
  2. 1. Beatnik Beach Bash
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  3. 2. Surprise Ending!
    Archie and his friends; Sunkist Fun Fruits
  4. 3. The Ego Trip
    Josie and The Pussycats
  5. 4. [The Laffy Taffy Bunch]
    Laffy Taffy
  6. 5. Canadian Snaps
  7. 6. Let's do the FruitSlush Mush!
    The Archies; FruitSlush
  8. 7. Fashion Passion
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
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