Laugh #19 [Newsstand]
(February 1990)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
7 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Oct., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
0718964675702
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo [as DD] (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick [as RL] (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy Holidays!! Did you guys get the turkey stuffed yet?
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords
casserole; christmas tree; corn; stuffed; stuffing; thanksgiving; turkey

Ratman (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper [Libby the Librarian]; Archie Andrews [Ashly Ashford and Ratman]; Reggie Mantle [The Punster]; Jughead Jones [His Faithful Manservant Godfrey]
Synopsis
Ashley Ashford takes on the identity of Ratman and stops the Punster.
Reprints
Keywords
bank robber; batman; cheese; clown; mouse; rat; superhero

Indexer Notes

Ratman is a parody of Batman, including Batman's origin.

"You don't need drugs..." (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Midge Klump; Hot Dog; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
dating; popularity; problems

Archie's Club News (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Synopsis
Reader reports by: Gillian Schike from Scotia, NY about the praying mantis and Jennifer Halpern Birmingham, MI about gymnastics.

The Meaning of Life (Table of Contents: 4)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (as Stan G.)
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie and the Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Smith]; Alexandra Cabot; Mr. Cabot (Alexandra's dad); Alex Cabot
Synopsis
Melody thinks she sees the meaning of life in a statue at a museum.
Reprints
Keywords
art; museum; statue

Indexer Notes

Archie interrupts the story to remind people to buy their 1990 calendar now.

Terrorvision (Table of Contents: 5)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (as Stan G.)
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Hilda Spellman; Zelda Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina's aunts get a TV for witches and things come out of the TV.
Reprints
Keywords
game show; hurricane; weather; witches' brew

Winter Sports (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Regina Currow (as Regina Curro)
Pencils
Gary Fields
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
teen
Synopsis
word scramble

Prize Present (Table of Contents: 7)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie gives Veronica and a bunch of other girls his picture for Christmas.
Keywords
Christmas; gift; present; self portrait

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

in-house column / 0.5 page (report information)

Tis Der Season to be Yolly (Table of Contents: 9)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Ms. Phlips; Svenson the Janitor; Jughead Jones; Ms. Beazley
Synopsis
When Svenson gets injured and can't play Santa Claus for the local orphanage, Mr. Weatherbee volunteers to step in. But Svenson insists that Mr. Weatherbee also talk like Svenson, so Mr. Weatherbee practices a Swedish accent all day.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Happy Holidays!! Did you guys get the turkey stuffed yet?"]
  2. 1. Ratman
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  3. 2. "You don't need drugs..."
  4. 3. Archie's Club News
  5. 4. The Meaning of Life
    Josie and the Pussycats
  6. 5. Terrorvision
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  7. 6. Winter Sports
    Archie
  8. 7. Prize Present
    Reggie
  9. 8. Editor's Notebook
  10. 9. Tis Der Season to be Yolly
    Mr. Weatherbee
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