(May 1983)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Published 6 times a year in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Red Circle Productions Inc.
Brand:
Red Circle Comics Group [1980's]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Rich Buckler (Managing Editor); Robin Snyder (Associate Editor); Victor Gorelick (Production Editor); Richard H. Goldwater (Editor-In-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[The Malevolent Legion of Juggernauts] (Table of Contents)

Mighty Crusaders / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
(front cover) Comet; Black Hood; Fly Girl; the Fly; Jaguar; the Shield [Joe Higgins]; the Shield [Lancelot Strong]; the Web; (back cover) Captain Flag; Bob Phantom; Steel Sterling; the Hangman; Black Jack; Firefly; The Fox

Indexer Notes

This issue has a wrap-around cover, which is where the title comes from.

A Word From The Managing Editor (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rich Buckler
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A quick introduction to the new managing editor, Rich Buckler

Atlantis Rising Chapter Two-The Genesis Conspiracy (Table of Contents: 2)

Mighty Crusaders / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Buckler
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Frank Giacoia; Jim Sherman ?; Sam de la Rosa ? (credited as "Giacoia and Friends")
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mighty Crusaders [the Web; Jaguar; the Fly; Fly Girl; the Shield [Lancelot Strong]; The Black Hood; The Comet; the Shield [Joe Higgins]]; Eterno; The Brain Emperor; Dr. Malcolm Reeves
Synopsis:
As the Web, Jaguar, the Fly, Fly Girl, and the Shield defeat Eterno's gigantic androids, the Black Hood, the original Shield and the Comet take the battle to the Brain Emperor's satellite.

Atlantis Rising Chapter Three: No More Heroes! (Table of Contents: 3)

Mighty Crusaders / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Buckler
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Jim Sherman ?; Sam de la Rosa ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mighty Crusaders [the Web; Jaguar; the Fly; Fly Girl; the Shield [Lancelot Strong]]; The Malevolent Legion of Juggernauts [the Hangman; the Fox; Steel Sterling; Captain Flag; Firefly; Bob Phantom; Blackjack (all are Eterno's androids)]; Dr. Malcolm Reeves
Synopsis:
The Mighty Crusaders are attacked and defeated by the Malevolent Legion of Juggernauts.

Indexer Notes

Frank Giacoia originally credited with inks, but according to Nick Caputo Giacoia did not ink anything in this chapter.

Crusader Comments (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robin Snyder; Rich Buckler
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Sam de la Rosa ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
typeset

Warriors of Omri! (Table of Contents: 5)

Mister Midnight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Buckler
Pencils:
Willie Blyberg
Inks:
Sam de la Rosa
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Peter Kircheimer

Genre:
superhero; science fiction
Characters:
Mister Midnight

Indexer Notes

Created by Willie Blyberg, this character was featured in Galaxia. Story continues in Galaxia #2.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Malevolent Legion of Juggernauts]
    Mighty Crusaders
  2. 1. A Word From The Managing Editor
  3. 2. Atlantis Rising Chapter Two-The Genesis Conspiracy
    Mighty Crusaders
  4. 3. Atlantis Rising Chapter Three: No More Heroes!
    Mighty Crusaders
  5. 4. Crusader Comments
  6. 5. Warriors of Omri!
    Mister Midnight
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Nick Caputo
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregg Whitmore