Archie, 1986 Series
 

Series Timeline

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This page attempts to show how the issues in this series were published over time by laying them out in a timeline with alternately gray or white rows roughly corresponding to months. The correspondence is less accurate for bi-monthly, quarterly or annual books. Weekly or other more-frequent-than-monthly issues are simply grouped into the same color row by month.

The timeline feature depends on the key date field to order issues into a timeline. Please note that if the key dates are not filled out to correspond to the publication months of the issues, then the timeline will not be accurate.

Not all issues in this series have key dates, so not all can be sorted into a timeline. The following issues can be sorted:

Key Date Pub. Date Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency Barcode Publisher's Age Guidelines
1986-04-00 April 1986 1 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics Group 36 0.65 USD bi-monthly 0271000692004 ?
1986-05-00                  
1986-06-00 June 1986 2 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics Group 36 0.75 USD bi-monthly in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., Dec. 0271000692006 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1986-07-00                  
1986-08-00 August 1986 3 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics Group 36 0.75 USD bimonthly ? ?
1986-09-00                  
1986-10-00 October 1986 4 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD bimonthly ? ?
1986-11-00                  
1986-12-00 December 1986 5 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD bimonthly ? ?
1987-01-00                  
1987-02-00 February 1987 6 [Regular Edition] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD bi-monthly in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., Dec. 02710006920102 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1987-02-00 February 1987 6 [Canadian] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 CAD bi-monthly in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., Dec. 02710006920102 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1987-03-00                  
1987-04-00 April 1987 7 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 9 times a year 02710006920104 ?
1987-05-00                  
1987-06-00 June 1987 8 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 9 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov., and Dec. 02710006920106 ?
1987-07-00 July 1987 9 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD monthly except for January, March and May 027100069201 ?
1987-08-00 August 1987 10 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary 36 0.75 USD nine times per year ? ?
1987-09-00 September 1987 11 [Regular Edition] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary 36 0.75 USD 9 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov. and Dec. 02710006920109 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1987-09-00 September 1987 11 [Canadian] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary 36 0.95 CAD 9 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov. and Dec. 02710006920109 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1987-10-00 October 1987 12 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary 36 0.75 USD 9 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov. and Dec. 02710006920110 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1987-11-00 November 1987 13 [Regular Edition] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary 36 0.75 USD nine times per year 02710006920111 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1987-11-00 November 1987 13 [Canadian] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 CAD nine times per year 02710006920111 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1987-12-00 December 1987 14 [Regular Edition] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary 36 0.75 USD 9 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov. and Dec. 02710006920112 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1987-12-00 December 1987 14 [Canadian] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary 36 0.95 CAD 9 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov. and Dec. 02710006920112 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-01-00                  
1988-02-00 February 1988 15 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary 36 0.75 USD 9 times a year 02710006920102 ?
1988-03-00                  
1988-04-00 April 1988 16 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 8 times a year ? ?
1988-05-00                  
1988-06-00 June 1988 17 [Regular Edition] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07695614506506 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-06-00 June 1988 17 [Canadian] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 CAD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07695614506506 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-07-00 July 1988 18 [Newsstand] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07695614506507 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-07-00 July 1988 18 [Canadian] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 CAD ? 07695614506507 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-08-00 August 1988 19 [Newsstand] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07695614506508 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-09-00 September 1988 20 [Newsstand] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07695614506509 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-10-00 October 1988 21 [Direct] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-10-00 October 1988 21 [Newsstand] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07695614506510 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-11-00                  
1988-12-00 December 1988 22 [Direct] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1988-12-00 December 1988 22 [Newsstand] Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07695614506512 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-01-00                  
1989-02-00 February 1989 23 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD eight times per year ? ?
1989-03-00                  
1989-04-10 April 1989 24 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.75 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, Jun., July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07695614506504 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-05-00                  
1989-06-00 June 1989 25 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-06-00 June 1989 25 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07695614506506 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-06-00 June 1989 25 [Canadian] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 CAD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07695614506506 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-07-00 July 1989 26 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-07-00 July 1989 26 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07695614506507 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-08-00 August 1989 27 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 USD eight times per year ? ?
1989-08-00 August 1989 27 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Dec. 07189646754308 ?
1989-09-00 September 1989 28 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-09-00 September 1989 28 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07189646754309 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-09-00 September 1989 28 [Canadian] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.15 CAD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07189646754309 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-10-00 October 1989 29 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 USD 8 times a year 07189646754310 ?
1989-11-00                  
1989-12-00 December 1989 30 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 USD bi-monthly plus July   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-12-00 December 1989 30 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.95 USD bi-monthly plus July 071896467543 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1989-12-00 December 1989 30 [Canadian] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.15 CAD bi-monthly plus July 07189646754312 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-01-00                  
1990-02-00 February 1990 31 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-02-00 February 1990 31 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07189646754302 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-02-00 February 1990 31 [Canadian] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.20 CAD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07189646754302 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-03-00                  
1990-04-00 April 1990 32 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-04-00 April 1990 32 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07189646754304 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-05-00                  
1990-06-00 June 1990 33 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD eight times per year 071896467543 ?
1990-06-00 June 1990 33 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD eight times a year in February, April, June, July, August, September, October, and December 07189646754306 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-07-00 July 1990 34 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD; 1.20 CAD; 0.75 GBP 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-07-00 July 1990 34 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07189646754307 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-07-00 July 1990 34 [Canadian] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.20 CAD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07189646754307 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-08-00 August 1990 35 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD 8 times a year ? ?
1990-09-00 September 1990 36 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD 8 times a year ? ?
1990-10-00 October 1990 37 [Direct] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD; 1.20 CAD; 0.75 GBP 8 times a year   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-10-00 October 1990 37 [Newsstand] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD 8 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Dec. 07189646754310 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1990-11-00                  
1990-12-00 December 1990 38 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD 8 times a year 071896467543312 ?
1991-01-00                  
1991-02-00 February 1991 39 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 1.00 USD 8 times a year ? ?
1991-03-00                  
1991-04-00 April 1991 40 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series; Archie 50th Anniversary 36 1.00 USD 6 times a year ? ?

These issues have no key date and cannot be placed in a timeline:

Key Date Pub. Date Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency Barcode Publisher's Age Guidelines
7 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 ? ? ?
10 [Canadian] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 ? ? ?
12 [Canadian] ? ? 36 ? ? ?
15 [Canadian] ? ? 36 ? ? ?
16 [Canadian] ? ? 36 ? ? ?
19 [Canadian] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series ? ? ?
20 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series ? ? ?
21 [Canadian] ? ? 36 ? ? ?
22 [Canadian] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series ? ? ?
23 [Canadian] ? ? 36 ? ? ?
24 [Canadian] ? ? 36 ? ? ?
27 [Canadian] ? ? 36 ? ? ?
32 [Canadian] Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series ? ? ?