Archie #578
(November 2007)

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Volume
?
Price
2.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie 65th Anniversary
Barcode
762816467476 57811
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.; then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
(sniff) A trophy for being kicked out 1000 times! I don't know what to say!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Keywords
trophies

A Trust Thing (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Lauren (a new girl in school); Steve
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica brag about the trust in their relationship. This is put to the test when Archie asks Lauren to join him at the River Festival. While there, he spies Veronica with a tall, handsome athlete.
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A Tax-ing Situation (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Hal Cooper; Betty Cooper; Tom Logan; Alice Cooper (cameo); Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
When the City Council proposes to raise homeowners' taxes to provide for park funding, Fred gets angry and decides to run for City Council. Opposing him is Hal Cooper, who thinks it’s a great idea to fund the park with increased taxes. Soon, the two men and their families are divided on the tax issue, and everyone is campaigning for their ideas.
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The Zero Hero (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Tony Eagle (a professional skateboarder); Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie convince Pop Tate to open the Riverdale Skateboard museum in order to bring in new customers. Unfortunately, Archie's part of the museum makes him look like a klutz, while Reggie's part makes him look like a champion.
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Indexer Notes

Tony Eagle is a parody of Tony Hawk.

Going Batty (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Pat Kennedy
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Reggie pokes fun at Archie's batting skills as Archie helps coach a little league team.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
? (fan reports)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Includes 2 reports: one on "Narcissus: The Legend" and another on alligators.

A Bridge Too Far (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate (cameo); Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gets the drop on Reggie when he asks Veronica on a date to the Sports Banquet. Reggie isn't concerned though, because he knows that Archie will mess up the date somehow, leaving Reggie to go out with Veronica instead.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["(sniff) A trophy for being kicked out 1000 times! I don't know what to say!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Trust Thing
    Archie
  3. 2. A Tax-ing Situation
    Archie
  4. 3. The Zero Hero
    Archie
  5. 4. Going Batty
    Archie
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Archie News
  7. 6. A Bridge Too Far
    Archie
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