(January 1988)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year in Jan., Feb., May, July, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary
Barcode
027100069379 01
Editing
Victor Gorelick [as Vic Gorelick]; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint; glossy cover
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The Archies as junior high students.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The New Archies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, do you notice how dogs really love Jughead?
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Eugene; Amani
Keywords
dogs

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

Archie Comics; Say "No" to Drugs / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper (cameo); Dilton Doiley (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis
You don't need drugs...to deal with school problems...to be one of the group...to make new friends...to have fun!
Keywords
drugs

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Anti-drug PSA with tagline "You have a choice!! Say "No" to drugs!"

Talent Nightmare (Table of Contents: 2)

The New Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Eugene; Amani
Synopsis
The gang holds a talent show at Riverdale Junior High, but Reggie sabotages all the acts.
Keywords
ballet; detention; juggling; magician; talent show; trumpet

Personalized "Sew-On" Patches! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Archie Club News / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $6.00 to Erik Gunderson (La Crescent, Minn.) for an article on tigers. Second prize of $4.00 to Keith V. Bohoty (San Bernadino, Calif.) for a summary of his summer vacation to England.

Hot Dog Television Kviz (Table of Contents: 5)

Hot Dog / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ron Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Pencils
Ron Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Inks
Ron Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ron Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)

Characters
Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

Word puzzle about television.

Double Your Fun! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Sink the Sub (Table of Contents: 8)

The New Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Eugene; Amani; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Beazley; Hiram Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis
When a representative from the Book of World Records is in town, Archie and the gang try to make the world's largest sub sandwich.
Keywords
sub sandwich; world record

2 for One Dollar (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Archie's Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Archie's Posters / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Archie's Science Project (Table of Contents: 12)

The New Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Eugene; Amani; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie buys some guppies for a science project.
Keywords
guppies; science project

Subscribe and Save $1.75 (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

12 Hot Hits for a Cool Penny (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Columbia Record & Tape Club / advertisement / 3 pages (report information)

News Blues (Table of Contents: 15)

The New Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Eugene; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
Eugene is the editor of the school newspaper and sends Archie out to find a story. As usual, Archie is oblivious to everything happening around him, but he collides with two vandals trying to flee after lighting a stink bomb, causing them to be captured and him to be called a hero.
Keywords
gossip; newspaper reporter; stink bomb; TV cameras; vandalism

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

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

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

Striped Chips Ahoy; Nabisco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The M & M's Quartz Watch (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

M & M's; Mars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gee, do you notice how dogs really love Jughead?"]
    The New Archies
  2. 1. You Don't Need Drugs...
    Archie Comics; Say "No" to Drugs
  3. 2. Talent Nightmare
    The New Archies
  4. 3. Personalized "Sew-On" Patches!
    Archie Club
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  6. 5. Hot Dog Television Kviz
    Hot Dog
  7. 6. Double Your Fun!
    Archie Double Digests
  8. 7. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!
    Archie Comics
  9. 8. Sink the Sub
    The New Archies
  10. 9. 2 for One Dollar
    Archie Giant Series
  11. 10. ["Step right up!"]
    Archie's Checklist
  12. 11. ["Hang out with us!"]
    Archie's Posters
  13. 12. Archie's Science Project
    The New Archies
  14. 13. Subscribe and Save $1.75
    Archie Digests
  15. 14. 12 Hot Hits for a Cool Penny
    Columbia Record & Tape Club
  16. 15. News Blues
    The New Archies
  17. 16. ["Fans! Now you can join the exciting Archie Fan Club"]
    Archie Fan Club
  18. 17. ["What happens every time you bite into a Striped Chips Ahoy?"]
    Striped Chips Ahoy; Nabisco
  19. 18. The M & M's Quartz Watch
    M & M's; Mars
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Merlin Haas
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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