(1979)

Archie, 1979 Series
 
Price
0.95 USD
Pages
148
Indicia Frequency
Twice a year
On-sale Date
1979-06-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Red Circle Productions Inc.
Barcode
0271000691292
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from The Comic Reader #169.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Hood / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams; John Rosenberger (Fly vignette); Paul Reinman (Steel Sterling vignette)
Inks
Neal Adams; John Rosenberger (Fly vignette); Paul Reinman (Steel Sterling vignette)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No evil can escape the merciless vengeance of the Black Hood!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood; Fly (vignette); Steel Sterling (vignette)

[Kip- you're a good cop...] (Table of Contents: 1)

Black Hood / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gray Morrow
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
?
Letters
Gray Morrow

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood (origin)

Indexer Notes

Traces the Black Hood line back through history and the various crime fighters in the Burland line. Heavy Metal, in 1979, printed a re-worked version of the story. This featured a female protagonist, Stingaree.
Originally intended to appear in a new Black Hood #1.

The Menace of the Micro Men (Table of Contents: 2)

The Shield / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon ?; Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shield
Reprints

The Lady and the Monster (Table of Contents: 3)

The Fly / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kim Brand [later Fly-Girl] (introduction); Fly
Reprints

The Ultimate Power (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood ?
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nimrod; Mog (demon); Endora
Reprints
Keywords
magic

Indexer Notes

Originally intended for an issue of Red Circle Sorcery.

The Death Ray from Space (Table of Contents: 5)

The Jaguar / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jaguar
Reprints

The Nine Lives of Falseface (Table of Contents: 6)

Hangman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Joe Giella; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hangman
Reprints

Superteen Strikes Again (Table of Contents: 7)

Superteen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
superhero; teen; humor
Characters
Superteen [Betty Cooper]; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Superteen uses her powers to save Archie and Veronica from Communist spies.
Reprints

Black Hood Hits a Sour Note (Table of Contents: 8)

Black Hood / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robin Snyder; Marv Channing
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally intended for the never published Black Hood #1.

The Awesome Bravo (Table of Contents: 9)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Joe Giella; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling; Metal Mask; Beastor; Awesome Bravo; Deadly Dimensional
Synopsis
Steel Sterling tries to protect the Awesome Bravo from a trio of deadly foes. But who is the hunter and who is the hunted?
Reprints

Uglyman's Ugliest Plot (Table of Contents: 10)

Web / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman ?
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Web [John Raymond]; Uglyman; Brett Winslow (a handsome actor); Rosie Raymond; the Vegetable (cameo - flashback); Ernie Misty (another actor)
Synopsis
The Web tries to stop Uglyman from doing harm to Brett Winslow and sabotaging the Fab Film Corporation's studios.
Reprints

The Tarantula's Trap (Table of Contents: 11)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Captain Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Tarantula; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Evilheart is more interested in keeping Captain Pureheart from capturing the Tarantula than he is in defeating the villain himself.
Reprints

Time Twist (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Vampire; Victor;
Synopsis
A vampire travels in time to the future and finds an unpleasant surprise.
Reprints
Keywords
robots; time travel; vampires

Indexer Notes

Originally intended for an issue of Red Circle Sorcery.

The Gasser Attacks (Table of Contents: 13)

The Fox / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fox [Paul Patton]; Delilah (a go-go dancer); the Gasser
Synopsis
While the Fox is watching his favorite go-go dancer, the Gasser and his gang attack the nightclub and kidnap Delilah.
Reprints

Life's Not Like a Comic Book (Table of Contents: 14)

Black Hood / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Neal Adams; Gray Morrow (plot)
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally intended for the never-published Black Hood #1.

The Ultrasonic Spies (Table of Contents: 15)

The Shield / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon ?; Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shield
Reprints

The Beast in the Forest (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Jesse Santos
Inks
Jesse Santos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Euryleda (dryad); Tanatalus; Mierdo (faun); centaurs
Keywords
Trojan War

Indexer Notes

Originally intended for an issue of Red Circle Sorcery.

A Real Hot Talent (Table of Contents: 17)

Chilling Adventures in Sorcery / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints
Keywords
fire; magic

The Fly Meets the Cat Girl (Table of Contents: 18)

The Fly / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cat Girl (introduction); Fly
Reprints

It's Murder to Beat the Odds (Table of Contents: 19)

Black Hood / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Channing
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally intended for the never-published Black Hood #1.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["No evil can escape the merciless vengeance of the Black Hood!"]
    Black Hood
  2. 1. [Kip- you're a good cop...]
    Black Hood
  3. 2. The Menace of the Micro Men
    The Shield
  4. 3. The Lady and the Monster
    The Fly
  5. 4. The Ultimate Power
  6. 5. The Death Ray from Space
    The Jaguar
  7. 6. The Nine Lives of Falseface
    Hangman
  8. 7. Superteen Strikes Again
    Superteen
  9. 8. Black Hood Hits a Sour Note
    Black Hood
  10. 9. The Awesome Bravo
    Steel Sterling
  11. 10. Uglyman's Ugliest Plot
    Web
  12. 11. The Tarantula's Trap
    Pureheart the Powerful
  13. 12. Time Twist
  14. 13. The Gasser Attacks
    The Fox
  15. 14. Life's Not Like a Comic Book
    Black Hood
  16. 15. The Ultrasonic Spies
    The Shield
  17. 16. The Beast in the Forest
  18. 17. A Real Hot Talent
    Chilling Adventures in Sorcery
  19. 18. The Fly Meets the Cat Girl
    The Fly
  20. 19. It's Murder to Beat the Odds
    Black Hood
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