(June 1985)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
4 times a year in Mar., June, Sept., and Dec.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand
Archie Adventure Series
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard 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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mighty Crusaders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Chic Stone (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Comet's Acting As A Lightning Rod!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mighty Crusaders [Comet; Shield; Fox; Web; Fly; Fly Girl; Black Hood; Jaguar]

Liquid Fire (Table of Contents: 1)

Mighty Crusaders / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mighty Crusaders [Shield; Fly; Fly Girl; Jaguar; Black Hood; Fox; Web; Comet]
Synopsis
The Crusaders save a tanker full of liquified natural gas from running aground and causing a potential disaster.

Moving Day! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mighty Crusaders [Comet; Shield; Jaguar; Fox; Black Hood; Fly; Fly Girl; Web]; General Smith; Colonel Mike Kold
Synopsis
The Crusaders become sanctioned and sponsored by the US Government.

A Headquarters Is Not A Home! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mighty Crusaders [Shield; Jaguar; Comet; Fly; Fly Girl; Black Hood; Fox; Web]; Colonel Mike Kold; General Smith
Synopsis
The Crusaders rennovate their broken down brownstone in Greenwich Village into a proper headquarters. But unbeknownst to the team, one of them is a spy for the government.

Indexer Notes

This story references the deaths of Lancelot Strong, Dr. Malcolm Reeves and Darkling. It also includes a single page picture of the Crusaders new headquarters.

Crusader Comments (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Ricky McCaskill; Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Rick McCaskill; Mike Esposito (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mighty Crusaders [Fly; Fly Girl; Shield; Fox; Comet; Web; Jaguar; Black Hood]

Indexer Notes

Fan art of the Fly and Fly Girl as well as a preview of next issues' cover.

Beware the She-Fox (Table of Contents: 5)

Fox / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Fox [Paul Patton]; She-Fox [Delilah Monaco]; Brain Emperor
Synopsis
While the She-Fox and the Fox squabble while stopping a kidnapping, neither are aware that they are romatically involved with each other in their civilian identities.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Comet's Acting As A Lightning Rod!"]
    Mighty Crusaders
  2. 1. Liquid Fire
    Mighty Crusaders
  3. 2. Moving Day!
    Mighty Crusaders
  4. 3. A Headquarters Is Not A Home!
    Mighty Crusaders
  5. 4. Crusader Comments
  6. 5. Beware the She-Fox
    Fox
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