(1998)

Archie, 1996 Series
Price:
2.25 USD
Pages:
48
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
762816469975
Editing:
Victor Gorelick
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

["You'll never guess where I spent my spring vacation!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Alison Flood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Tokyo Trauma! Parts 1 and 2 (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Editing:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica and Archie miss each other while Veronica is on spring break vacation in Tokyo, Japan. Jughead sends Archie to Japan to deliver a package. At the same time, Veronica is flying home to see Archie.

Indexer Notes

two part story

Softball Smirks (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Miss Beazley; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Nancy; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Mr. Svenson; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Two page pictorial spread of the gang playing softball.

Obedience Training (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; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica attempts to demonstrate to Betty that with the proper incentive, teenage boys can be as obedient as dogs.
Reprints:

I Love Archie Photo Contest (Table of Contents)

Archie / photo story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Fans send in pictures of themselves with their Archie comic book collection. Features Brooke Branch (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Jenny Lausmann (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada), Christine Garrison (Villa D'Este, Singapore).

Good Neighbor (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Ginger Hanson; Lars Hanson (Ginger's father); Gretta Hanson (Ginger's mother)
Synopsis:
A girl from Sweden named Ginger Hanson moves into Archie's neighborhood and woos Archie to help her move in and mow her lawn.

Body Shopper (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowki
Pencils:
Murphey
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis:
Reggie gives Moose a shirt but he neglects to read the back.

Plane Foolish (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowki
Pencils:
Mike Worley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica doesn't want to see Archie after an argument so she sends an aerial banner plane to tell him to leave.

Love Quiz (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Golliher
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Beazley
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica take a quiz from a "Cosmo" magazine to see who's truly made for Archie.

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Gorelick

Indexer Notes

Editorial by Victor Gorelick

Fair Play (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Pellowki
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Alison Flood
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Charlene
Synopsis:
Archie has a free evening from his job working at the county fair, and both Betty and Veronica are determined to occupy every moment of that free evening, at the others expense.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On page 2, panel one, where both Betty and Veronica speak the same line of dialogue, the word balloon now points to both Betty and Veronica.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You'll never guess where I spent my spring vacation!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Tokyo Trauma! Parts 1 and 2
    Archie
  3. 2. Softball Smirks
    Archie and the Gang
  4. 3. Obedience Training
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. I Love Archie Photo Contest
    Archie
  6. 5. Good Neighbor
    Archie
  7. 6. Body Shopper
    Jughead
  8. 7. Plane Foolish
    Archie
  9. 8. Love Quiz
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Editor's Notebook
  11. 10. Fair Play
    Betty and Veronica
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