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So this is what the list of Companies & Brands in the Archie Universe that I talked about yesterday might look like.  If I were to do such a thing.  Which I probably wouldn't.  But you never know.

I found these all in one digest!  Note that I added Archie's patented barely-disguised celebrities too...

List of companies, brands, organizations, entertainments, fictional characters, celebrities, etc. in the Archie Universe(s)

Companies & Brands

89 Flavors -- An ice cream shop in Riverdale.  Part of a chain?  It's not clear if 89 Flavors is the store's name or just a prominent slogan.  Based on Baskin-Robins (with their famous "31 Flavors").  Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #17 (R)

Chocklit Shoppe, The -- A malt shop and diner in Riverdale.  Has appeared in many many stories, as it is the favorite hangout of Archie and his friends.  Owned by Pop Tate.

Gran'ma Jones Chocolate Shop -- A candy store in Riverdale.  Apparently no relationship to Jughead Jones. Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #17

Nosher Chocolate Company -- A candy company know for their boxed chocolate candies.  Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #17


Etruscan Vase Society -- Organization for collectors of Etruscan vases.  Mr. Lodge is a member.  Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #17 (R)

Entertainments and Fictional Characters

Green Antler, The -- A comic book super hero.  Created by Hugh Kendraw.  Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #17

Human Brick, The -- A comic book super hero.  Created by Hugh Kendraw.  Reminiscent of the Thing.  Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #17

Rat Girl -- A comic book super hero.  Created by Hugh Kendraw.  Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #17

So You Wanna Be a Super Hero?  -- A TV reality show.  Hosted by Hugh Kendraw.  Based on Who Wants to Be a Superhero?  Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #17


Kendraw, Hugh -- Comic book writer and reality show host.  Creator of the Green Antler, the Human Brick and Rat Girl.  Host of So You Wanna Be a Super Hero?  Based on Stan Lee.  Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #17



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Apr. 3rd, 2007 01:36 am (UTC)
Betty and Veronica Double Digest #131
Companies & Brands

Burton's Home of Fine Fashions - Department store in Riverdale. Betty begs her father for money to shop there and then ends up giving her outfit to bargain basement-bound friend Bonnie Jo.

Chic Dress Shop - Dress boutique in Riverdale.

Happy Maid Service Inc. - Cleaning service in Riverdale. Employed by Veronica to clean Betty's house after losing a bet.

Al's Catering Service - Catering company in Riverdale. Employed by the Lodge household to cater the Annual Winter Society Party.

Chez Hair - Hair and beauty salon in Riverdale; Mr. Coiffeur, proprietor.

Entertainments and Fictional Characters

Judge Juanita - A TV show based on Judge Judy.

Nikki Pond - A TV talk show based on Ricki Lake.


98.6 Degrees - Boy band watched by Veronica and fan club on the 98.6 Degrees chat room. Based on boy band 98 Degrees.

Lablotto, Matt orJoey Travlioni - real name, Matthew Labowsky. Based on actor Matt Leblac and his character from Friends, Joey Tribiani.
Apr. 3rd, 2007 05:54 am (UTC)
Re: Betty and Veronica Double Digest #131
Oh, thank you so much for playing along! I will have the community open soon, so you (and anyone else) can post there!

Once again, thank you for showing that someone else is interested...
Apr. 3rd, 2007 02:01 am (UTC)
Arcjie's Pals n' Gals Double Digest #94
Companies & Brands
Video Dating Club - dating service in Riverdale. Patronized by Reggie Mantle.

Titanic Studio Motion Picture Company - film production company with props made in Taiwan. Professor Flutesnoot mistakenly buys a Titanic scarcophagus, thinking that it is the genuine article.

Riverdale Record - daily newspaper in Riverdale ('Little Archie' era).

Other storefronts
Lenny's Place
Lazaar Hardware
The Record Shop
Sam's Cafe

Entertainments and Fictional Characters
Last in Space - sci fi film based on Lost in Space.

Riverdale Sci-Fi Convention - Sciece Fiction Convention in Riverdale. Features Jonathan Flakes as a special guest.

Riverdale Earth [Day] Fair - global and ecological consciousness event in Riverdale. Hosted for the twentieth anniversary of Earth Day.

Captain Airwave - television character from Mister Weatherbee's youth. Weatherbee was gifted with a vintage Captain Airwave space helmet purchased by the gang off a online auction website.

Doctor Sprocket - character from Star Wreck. Based on character Dr. Spock from Star Trek.

Flakes, Jonathan or Number Two - actor and character from Star Wreck. Based on actor and character from Star Trek.

Beech, Breezy - baseball player for the Riverdale Rockets('Little Archie' era).

Fry, Freddie - rock star and Riverdale High alum.
Apr. 3rd, 2007 06:12 am (UTC)
Re: Arcjie's Pals n' Gals Double Digest #94
Hmmm... I saw Riverdale Record used as the name of the newspaper in Laugh Digest Magazine #156 too. Maybe they are consistent and always use it (but I had never noticed it before)...
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