(1997)

Archie, 1996 Series
Price:
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
48
Indicia frequency:
once a year
On-sale date:
1997-03-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
762816469975 00211
Editing:
Victor Gorelick
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Archie's Double Digest Magazine #92.


["With me it's more like Spring Broke!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

Vacation Frustration Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Archie's Spring Break / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate (cameo); Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang head to Nellyville for Spring Break (advertised as a happening beach resort) and get a big surprise when they arrive.

"Luck Pluck" (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis:
Good luck charms work as bad luck charms for witches.

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Gorelick
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Vacation Frustration Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Archie's Spring Break / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; the innkeeper; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Miss Grundy (cameo); TV show interviewer; Ethel Muggs (cameo); Dilton Doiley (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica pretend to see Nelly (the Loch Ness monster of Nellyville) to spice up an otherwise boring Spring Break. But they are in for another surprise, when the real monster shows up.

Link Lunk (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tries to teach Betty to play golf and is his usual clumsy self.

Attraction Dissatisfaction (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
A girl tries some perfume from her friend and is dismayed when it attracts Archie.

Baby Talk (Table of Contents)

Archie's Spring Break / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; baby; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie helps Betty babysit her cousin Sally's baby. Veronica sees them reliving their childhood having a water fight with a hose and decides to join in.

Archie's Club News (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
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Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Fans send their reports in for Club News.

Indexer Notes

Features: Alex Harris & Erin Hannon (Bainbridge, WA) report on bicycles now & then; Kylie Willcocks (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) report on the bee dance.

Gummed Up (Table of Contents)

Archie's Spring Break / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowki
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie tries to get gum off his shoe and is his usual clumsy self.

Ball Stall (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Moose follows Couch Kleat's instruction to look for more balls literally.
Reprints:

Good Skate Bad Skate (Table of Contents)

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; Hiram Lodge; Vernon; Melvin; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Both the girls and Mr. Lodge have dangerous encounters with a pair of eight year old skateboarders.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No credits. Credits from original printing.

Sale Fishing! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Spring Break / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Smith
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead research what items are sold at garage sales and sell a map of their findings.
Keywords:
garage sale; yard sale

Man in the Wild! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Spring Break / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowki
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie gets scared of all the things in nature while he's outside sleeping in a tent.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["With me it's more like Spring Broke!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Vacation Frustration Part 1
    Archie's Spring Break
  3. 2. "Luck Pluck"
    Sabrina
  4. 3. Editor's Notebook
  5. 4. Vacation Frustration Part 2
    Archie's Spring Break
  6. 5. Link Lunk
    Archie
  7. 6. Attraction Dissatisfaction
    Archie
  8. 7. Baby Talk
    Archie's Spring Break
  9. 8. Archie's Club News
  10. 9. Gummed Up
    Archie's Spring Break
  11. 10. Ball Stall
    Big Moose
  12. 11. Good Skate Bad Skate
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Sale Fishing!
    Archie's Spring Break
  14. 13. Man in the Wild!
    Archie's Spring Break
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