(June 1988)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., Feb., April, May, June, Aug., Sept. Oct., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
076956145102 06
Editing
Victor 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 in junior high school.

Keywords
TV adaptation

[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
Aw...this ride is a piece of cake!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Eugene; Amani
Keywords
amusement park; roller-coaster

Indexer Notes

Cover is related to "Ticket to Happiness" interior story, but the exact same scene doesn't appear inside.

Health Education (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee
Keywords
AIDS

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Anti-AIDS public service message with phone number for Center for Disease Control's Hotline listed.

Funny Business (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; Moose Mason; Eugene; Amani; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Students in the Riverdale Junior Business Association have to establish an after-school business. Jughead and Betty, Reggie and Veronica, Eugene and Moose, and Archie and Amani form teams, but each of their business plans has a flaw.
Reprints
Keywords
babysitting; business; sunglasses; toys

The Search for the Fruitosaurus (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Double Your Fun! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mr. Lodge's Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What does Mr. Lodge have, but always loses...
Characters
Hiram Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word puzzle.

Subscribe and Save $1.75 (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Dream Date Nightmare (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski [as Mike Pollowski] (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Eugene; Glory Carter
Synopsis
Archie wins a contest for a "dream date" with TV star Glory Carter, but the dream turns into a nightmare when Glory turns out to be a selfish, media-obsessed brat.
Keywords
contest; dance; television cameras; wig

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Katy Keene Comics Digest Magazine (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Katy Keene Comics Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Make 'em Laff Joke Contest (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Laffy Taffy Bunch; Laffy Taffy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The April Fool (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski [as Mike Pollowski] (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Eugene; Coach Kleats; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Amani (cameo)
Synopsis
Reggie plays tricks on the rest of the gang on April Fool's day.
Keywords
April Fool's Day; chili peppers; detention; itching powder; trick flower

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Jolly Rancher Stix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

A Sinking Feeling (Table of Contents: 15)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards ?

Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose has trouble learning the Australian Crawl stroke in swimming.
Keywords
swimming

Indexer Notes

Reference to visiting Australia and meeting Bobby Smith.

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

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

Ticket to Happiness (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie loses his ride tickets at a carnival and gives them up when he finds they were found by a couple of poor kids. Later, Archie returns some lost keys and gets a reward of more tickets than he gave up.
Reprints
Keywords
amusement park; bumper cars; ferris wheel; keys; roller coaster

Chocolate Fun for Everyone (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. First prize of $6.00 to Raylene Harris (Lanham, Md.), who is deaf and gives info about being deaf. Second prize of $4.00 to Gisele Taweh (New Britain, Conn.) for writing about her song-writing.

Bedrocking' Shakedown (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

The Flintstones; Post Pebbles Cereals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Aw...this ride is a piece of cake!"]
    The New Archies
  2. 1. Health Education
    Archie
  3. 2. Funny Business
    The New Archies
  4. 3. The Search for the Fruitosaurus
    Sunkist Fun Fruits; Archie and his Friends
  5. 4. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!
    Archie Comics
  6. 5. Double Your Fun!
    Archie Digests
  7. 6. ["What does Mr. Lodge have, but always loses..."]
    Mr. Lodge's Puzzle Page
  8. 7. Subscribe and Save $1.75
    Archie Digests
  9. 8. Dream Date Nightmare
    The New Archies
  10. 9. ["Step right up!"]
    Archie's Checklist
  11. 10. Katy Keene Comics Digest Magazine
    Katy Keene Comics Digest
  12. 11. Make 'em Laff Joke Contest
    The Laffy Taffy Bunch; Laffy Taffy
  13. 12. The April Fool
    The New Archies
  14. 13. ["Fred tried to show Stan the refreshing fruit flavor..."]
    Jolly Rancher Stix
  15. 14. ["Hang out with us!"]
    Archie's Posters
  16. 15. A Sinking Feeling
    Moose
  17. 16. ["Fans! Now you can join the exciting Archie Fan Club"]
    Archie Fan Club
  18. 17. Ticket to Happiness
    The New Archies
  19. 18. Chocolate Fun for Everyone
    M & M's; Mars
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  21. 20. Bedrocking' Shakedown
    The Flintstones; Post Pebbles Cereals
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Karl Wilcox