Blue Ribbon Comics #10 [Direct]
(July 1984)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand
Archie Adventure Series
Editing
Robin Snyder
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; 1-4 high-quality baxter paper; 5-14 standard newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Fly Battles The 20 Ton Man (Table of Contents)

Fly / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rudy Nebres (signed)
Inks
Rudy Nebres (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fly

Slide Rule's Challenge (Table of Contents: 1)

Fly / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon ?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell ?; Joe Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Epp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fly [Tommy Troy]; Dolly; Slide Rule; Ben Marsh; Abigail Marsh
Synopsis
The Fly matches wits with the criminal Slide Rule and his super computer, which he uses to plot his crimes.
Reprints

Magic Eye (Table of Contents: 2)

Fly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon ?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fly [Tommy Troy]; Dolly; Mr. Lighthouse (an electronics inventor); Glen Glim (an out of control robot)
Synopsis
When an inventor's robot goes out of control, the Fly steps in to stop it.
Reprints

Crusaders Comments (Table of Contents: 3)

Crusader Comments / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rich Buckler
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from George A. Williams, Johnny Plunkett, T. E. Pouncey

The 20-Ton Man (Table of Contents: 4)

Fly / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon ?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Epp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fly; Professor Spartan; Mr. Spindle; Ben Marsh; Dolly
Synopsis
As a way of making money to fund his experiements, a scientist turns one of his lackeys into the "20 Ton Man" and sends him on a robbery spree. That's when the Fly intervenes.
Reprints

Tim O'Casey's Wrecking Crew (Table of Contents: 5)

Fly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon ?
Pencils
Dick Ayers; Joe Simon ? (see notes)
Inks
Paul Reinman; Joe Simon (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fly [Tommy Troy]; Bertrand (a magician); Drews; Tim O'Casey (a leprechan); Finn MacCool
Synopsis
The Fly stops a leprechan with a gigantic robot from harming a man who has stolen Finn MacCool's treasure -- a treasure Tim O'Casey was guarding.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Joee Simon may have pencilled and/or inked pages 1;3-4 with Ayers/Reinman on the remainder.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fly Battles The 20 Ton Man
    Fly
  2. 1. Slide Rule's Challenge
    Fly
  3. 2. Magic Eye
    Fly
  4. 3. Crusaders Comments
    Crusader Comments
  5. 4. The 20-Ton Man
    Fly
  6. 5. Tim O'Casey's Wrecking Crew
    Fly
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