The New Archies #12 [Direct]
(February 1989)

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
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

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
[6345]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry about this, Archie, but Betty's been good all year and you were on the top of her list!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Inker credit taken from margins on original artwork.

Health Education (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A message about AIDS, giving the phone number for the Center for Disease Control's AIDS hotline.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

A Ho! Ho! Hobo Christmas! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli [as Henri Scarpelli]
Inks
Henry Scarpelli [as Henri Scarpelli]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Old Jake
Synopsis
Archie takes a homeless man home with him to celebrate Christmas.
Reprints

Scared Happy (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Shape of Things (Table of Contents: 4)

The New Archies; Miss Grundy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Eugene
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks the gang what they know about geoometry.

Grab Bag Gag (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie rigs the grab bag at the school Christmas party.
Reprints

Snow Business (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Amani; Eugene; Fangs Fogarty
Synopsis
The gang face a rival hockey team at the local pond.
Reprints

Bumpers On The Parade (Table of Contents: 7)

Miss Haggly / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Miss Haggly
Synopsis
Help Miss Haggly decode the bumper stickers.

Lunch Time! (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Jughead tells time with his stomach.
Reprints

Santa's Helpers (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Amani; department store Santa Claus; Matty; Mr. Clark
Synopsis
Working at Clark's department store as Santa's helpers, Archie, Jughead and Amani help out a little boy whose family is having hard times.
Reprints

[Archie's Club News] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
El?
Inks
El?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Barry Wong and Stephani Anderson with accompanying illustrations. Inside back cover.

Cocoa Pebbles BMX Bike Race (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Flintstones / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Sorry about this, Archie, but Betty's been good all year and you were on the top of her list!"]
    The New Archies
  2. 1. Health Education
    Archie
  3. 2. A Ho! Ho! Hobo Christmas!
    The New Archies
  4. 3. Scared Happy
    Archie
  5. 4. The Shape of Things
    The New Archies; Miss Grundy
  6. 5. Grab Bag Gag
    The New Archies
  7. 6. Snow Business
    The New Archies
  8. 7. Bumpers On The Parade
    Miss Haggly
  9. 8. Lunch Time!
    Jughead
  10. 9. Santa's Helpers
    The New Archies
  11. 10. [Archie's Club News]
    Archie's Club News
  12. 11. Cocoa Pebbles BMX Bike Race
    The Flintstones
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