Archie #590
(December 2008)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
2.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Barcode
762816467476 59011
Editing
Mike Pellerito (managing editor); Victor Gorelick (editor/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

Freshman Year, Part 4 of 5 (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Galvan (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Morelli ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pencilneck G; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Andrews [Fred Andrews]; Mrs. Andrews [Mary Andrews]; Betty Cooper; Zane Zappen; Chuck Clayton; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
pencils; photographs

Freshman Year Part 4 of 5 (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Batton Lash
Pencils
Bill Galvan
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
teen
Characters
Ms. Haggly [Martha Haggly] (see notes); Ms. Grundy [Geraldine Grundy]; Prof. Flutesnoot [Elmer Benjamin Flutesnoot]; Mr. Burrows [Sam Burrows] (cameo); Mr. Andrews [Fred Andrews]; Mrs. Andrews [Mary Andrews]; Shrevy [the Lodges' chauffeur]; Mr. Lodge [Hiram Lodge]; Mrs. Jones [Gladys Jones]; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pencilneck G; Zane Zappen (first appearance); Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper [Hal Cooper] (cameo); Mrs. Cooper [Alice Cooper]; Ms. Flores [Jackie Flores]; Mr. Weatherbee [Waldo Weatherbee]; Jughead Jones; Mr. Nee [Bill Nee]; Connie [full name unknown] (first appearance); Penelope [full name unknown] (first appearance); Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs (cameo); Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Moose Mason; Ms. Kandinsky (possible first appearance; cameo); Greger (cameo)
Synopsis
While his parents get an earful about him at parent-teacher night, Archie finds his plans to study at home interrupted by visitors, visitors, and more visitors. Archie meets Chuck, Moose approaches Midge, and Ethel gets ditched by Jughead for the first time.
Reprints
Keywords
motorcycle gang

Indexer Notes

Ms. Haggly's first name is revealed as Martha in this issue. First appearances and full names are cited to the best of the indexer's ability.

Hey Guys! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (copy); Jack Rory
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte (character heads); Stan Goldberg (reprinted panel)
Inks
Ellen Leonforte (character heads); Stan Goldberg (reprinted panel)
Colors
?
Letters
? (design); typeset

Indexer Notes

Last interior page has advice column with replies by the characters, incidental artwork, indicia, and next-issue blurb.
Thanks to Gregg Whitmore for artwork credits.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Freshman Year, Part 4 of 5
    Archie
  2. 1. Freshman Year Part 4 of 5
    Archie
  3. 2. Hey Guys!
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steven Rowe
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Brian Saner Lamken
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Merlin Haas
  • Matthew Head
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Jason Aydelotte
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • James Yung
  • Michael Eshom
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Brian Saner Lamken
  • Steven Rowe
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen