Archie 3000 #8 [Direct]
(May 1990)

Archie, 1989 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
7 times a year in Jan., Mar., May, July, Aug., Oct. and Nov.
On-sale date
1990-02-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Scott Fulop; Victor Gorelick (managing editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from Jughead's Double Digest #3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie 3000 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor

The Taste of Adventure Part I (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Archie and his Friends, Capri Sun 100% Natural / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Party Crasher (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Loren Fleming (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie 3000; Jughead 3000; Veronica 3000; Mr. Lodge 3000; Reggie 3000
Synopsis
When Veronica invites Reggie instead of Archie to her dinner party, Archie disguises himself in an armored suit to pretend to be a serving robot. Unfortunately he choses a combat robot outfit and causes his usual chaos.
Reprints
Keywords
anti-gravity; daydreams; jewels; potatoes; robots

Drugs Are Uncool! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Large single panel of Archie giving the thumbs-down sign with a brick wall background.
Keywords
drugs

Indexer Notes

Part of Archie anti-drug campaign.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte [as El] (signed)
Inks
Ellen Leonforte [as El] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $10.00 to Elizabeth Fenzel (Ithaca, N.Y.) for article about solar homes. Second prize of $5.00 to Michelle Ritterbusch (Bethel, Conn.) for article on color.

Room Without a Viewer (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Scott McRae (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie 3000; Veronica 3000; Betty 3000; Mr. Lodge 3000; Dexter 3000 (Archie's cousin)
Synopsis
Veronica is upset because her videophone shows her when she doesn't look her best. Her father suggests using an old-fashioned audio-only telephone to solve the problem.
Reprints
Keywords
flu; telephone; viewphone

Indexer Notes

The antique telephone is a rotary-dial model. Characters do Tex Avery-ish eye-stretching "takes" in several panels.

Dream Date (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie 3000 / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Regina Curro (credited)
Pencils
Hy Eisman (credited)
Inks
Hy Eisman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie 3000; Betty 3000
Synopsis
Find six words in a letter grid that describe activities on a date.
Reprints

Are You Out of Your Mind? (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie 3000; Betty 3000; Jughead 3000; Veronica 3000; Dilton 3000; Hot Dog 3000
Synopsis
An accident with a personality-analyzing machine scrambles the gang's personalities, so that Dilton acts like Archie and Betty acts like Veronica, etc.
Reprints
Keywords
personalities

Archie's Looks for 3000! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie 3000 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion; science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie 3000
Synopsis
Futuristic fashions modeled by Archie 3000.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashions by Miranda Larson (Edmonton, Calif.), Deborah Solnik (Plainview, N.Y.), April Nefferdorf (Berlin, Md.), Annaly Babb, and Shira Koffman (Lincolnwood, Ill.)

Every Dog Has His Day! (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie 3000 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Dan Parent (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters
Denise de la Taboret; Monique St. Bouffant; Reggie 3000; Jughead 3000; Hot Dog 3000; Archie 3000 (cameo)
Synopsis
Two rival art teachers try to make art stars of Reggie and Jughead, when in reality Hot Dog is doing the art.
Reprints
Keywords
art show
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie 3000
  2. 1. The Taste of Adventure Part I
    Archie and his Friends, Capri Sun 100% Natural
  3. 2. The Party Crasher
    Archie 3000
  4. 3. Drugs Are Uncool!
    Archie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  6. 5. Room Without a Viewer
    Archie 3000
  7. 6. Dream Date
    Archie 3000
  8. 7. Are You Out of Your Mind?
    Archie 3000
  9. 8. Archie's Looks for 3000!
    Archie 3000
  10. 9. Every Dog Has His Day!
    Archie 3000
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