Glossary: Tandy Corporation was the parent corporation of Radio Shack.
Radio Shack was a chain of stores that sold electronics.
TRS-80 (i.e. Tandy/Radio Shack 80 Micro Computer System), a desktop computer launched in 1977, running TRSDOS, with 48KB memory.

I wrote this Tandy Computer Whiz Kids comic, a Radio Shack custom comic giveaway, in 1985 for Archie Comics. It was my third time around with “Alec and Shanna, the TRS-80 Computer Whiz Kids,” the second for Archie. The other had been done for DC Comics—which had the contract before Archie—and had featured Superman, Wonder Woman, and Lex Luthor (in his purple battlesuit, yo!).

The rest is self-explanatory and state-of-the-art 1985 technology. Script by me, pencilled by Dick Ayers and Chic Stone. “Editorial Director” William Parker was some Tandy exec in a brown suit and cowboy boots from Texas ; the comic was actually edited by Archie mainstay Victor Gorelick.

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