Archie Americana Series #9 - Best of the Nineties
(2008)

Archie, 1991 Series
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Price
11.95 USD
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
ISBN
978-1-879794-35-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781879794351 51195
Editing
Paul Castiglia

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex Lindsey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen

Message Mess-Up (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith (credited as Hal Smith)
Pencils
Howard Bender (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's father gets the family a telephone-answering machine, but Archie's friends keep leaving prank messages.
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Keywords
answering-machine; telephone

The Funniest Video (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Everyone in Riverdale is competing to make the winning video in a local video contest.
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On the Wrong Wavelength (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has too many remote controls so Archie buys a master remote control for all of her devices.
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Indexer Notes

Credits reprinted in Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine (2011 series) #22.

Dish Mounting (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Fred try to install a satellite dish.
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Peace Pipes (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When Betty shows up at school in army fatigues to honor a relative fighting in Operation: Desert Storm, Veronica just has to up the ante by coming in the next day in full antebellum regalia to honor her ancestors.
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I Ratings! (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hal; Roberta; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Veronica becomes the target of a radio/tv talk show host.
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Indexer Notes

Parody of Howard Stern Show with Hal as Stern and Roberta as Robin Quivers.

The Star (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Ford; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Coach Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee; Svenson
Synopsis
Archie has recovered from an ankle injury in time to rejoin the basketball team after a three-game losing streak.
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The Alternative Whirl (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ben Gamble
Synopsis
At the "Persistent Pain" concert, Betty and Veronica compete for the title of "Miss Alternative Girl".
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The Unkindest Cut (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
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Jersey City 07303 (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty wins a contest securing her and Veronica bit parts on their favorite television show. But when Veronica learns that Betty gets a speaking line in the show and she doesn't, she becomes determined to upstage Betty any way possible.
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Blarney Blues (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Jellybean Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead tries to distract Jellybean from her favorite show, Blarney.
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Indexer Notes

Blarney is a parody of the children's tv show Barney.

Credits from the printing in The Best of Archie Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #2.

The Trend Setters (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty accidentally wears mismatched socks to school and accidentally starts a fashion trend.
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Fat Free Fervor! (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jellybean Jones (cameo); Gladys Jones; Hiram Lodge; Hot Dog (cameo)
Synopsis
Jughead creates a fat-free chocolate pudding that becomes Riverdale's latest food craze.
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Keywords
food

E-Mail Call (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Veronica's computer dies and she's unable to maintain e-mail contact with her global friends, everyone assumes she's sick.
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The New Girl in Town (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Brigitte Riley; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica hatch a plan to get back at Reggie for snubbing a new student who is overweight.
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Group Therapy (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; The Jansans
Synopsis
Veronica gets front row tickets and backstage passes to meet her favorite boy band, The Jansans.
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What a Tangled Web They Weave (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jessica Love Hubert; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets in an internet feud with the advice columnist Jessica Love Hubert.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Message Mess-Up
    Archie
  3. 2. The Funniest Video
    Archie and the Gang
  4. 3. On the Wrong Wavelength
    Archie
  5. 4. Dish Mounting
    Archie
  6. 5. Peace Pipes
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. I Ratings!
    Veronica
  8. 7. The Star
    Archie
  9. 8. The Alternative Whirl
    Betty [Archie]
  10. 9. The Unkindest Cut
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Jersey City 07303
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Blarney Blues
    Jughead
  13. 12. The Trend Setters
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Fat Free Fervor!
    Jughead
  15. 14. E-Mail Call
    Veronica
  16. 15. The New Girl in Town
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Group Therapy
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. What a Tangled Web They Weave
    Veronica
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