(August 1996)

Archie, 1996 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
1.75 USD; 1.90 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
once a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Nanci Dakesian; Richard Goldwater (Editor-In-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest size
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
one-shot

Issue Notes

All reprinted stories in this issue feature Archie Andrews and his friends visiting some of Canada's provinces and territories.


["Ah, The Canadian Bacon !"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?
Job Number:
46865

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Editor's Foreword / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy [Geraldine Grundy]; Betty Cooper; Maxine; Unnamed Mountie [RCMP]
Synopsis:
Victor Gorelick text piece on his enjoyment of Archie's adventures in Canada.

Indexer Notes

Characters appear in background panel clip art from stories featured in the issue.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

Archie / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Contents page featuring indicia and credits.

Prologue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews [Also appears as Little Archie Andrews]; Jughead Jones [Also appears as Little Jughead Jones]; Mary Andrews [Mrs. Andrews]; Betty Cooper [Also appears as Little Betty Cooper]; Unnamed teacher; Veronica Lodge [Also appears as Little Veronica Lodge]; Little Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Liz Reynolds; Paul Hanson; Louis Jacobs
Synopsis:
As a child Archie messes up a school composition on Canada and vows to learn everything there is to know about the country.

Indexer Notes

Archie and most of the gang appear as their "Little" versions in the first three pages of this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie introduces the following story which takes place in Newfoundland.

The Viking Trail Part I (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Veronica Lodge; Rosemarie; Professor Helmstadt; Redbeard; Unnamed Theif; Unnamed chauffeur
Synopsis:
Mr Lodge takes Archie, Dilton and Jughead to Newfoundland where they uncover a Viking box and have it taken from them by two thieves.

Indexer Notes

This story takes place in Newfoundland. Part one of a two part story.

The Viking Trail Part II (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Professor Helmstadt; Redbeard; Unnamed Thief; Unnamed chauffeur; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Unnamed Harbor Police
Synopsis:
To get their minds off being robbed, Mr. Lodge takes the boys ocean fishing where they encounter the viking treasure theieves.

Indexer Notes

This story takes place in Newfoundland. Part two of a two part story.

Canadian Fan Art (Table of Contents)

Archie / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carla Sifoni; Angela Morris; Ruth Turnbull; Stephanie Strong; Victoria Cook; Erin Hubich; Kyle Sutherland; Alison McIsaac; Livii Sandy
Inks:
Carla Sifoni; Angela Morris; Ruth Turnbull; Stephanie Strong; Victoria Cook; Erin Hubich; Kyle Sutherland; Alison McIsaac; Livii Sandy
Colors:
Carla Sifoni; Angela Morris; Ruth Turnbull; Stephanie Strong; Victoria Cook; Erin Hubich; Kyle Sutherland; Alison McIsaac; Livii Sandy
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Fan art from Canadian fans.

Indexer Notes

Art submitted by Carla Sifoni (Montreal); Angela Morris (Toronto); Ruth Turnbull (Coquitlam); Stephanie Strong (Amaranth); Victoria Cook (Victoria, B.C.); Erin Hubich (Regina); Kyle Sutherland (Calgary); Alison McIsaac (Glace Bay, Nova Scotia); Livii Sandy (Toronto). All art from Canadian residents.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie introduces the next story which takes place in various Canadian areas.

Canada, Here We Come ! Part I (Table of Contents)

Archie At Riverdale High / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Big Ethel Muggs; Nancy Woods; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Mrs. Collins; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Martin Gerber
Synopsis:
The gang try to raise money for their Junior class trip to Canada.

Indexer Notes

Part one of a four part story.

Canada, Here We Come ! Part II (Table of Contents)

Archie At Riverdale High / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Marvin Gerber; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Big Ethel Muggs; Geraldine Grundy [Miss Grundy]; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
A misunderstanding leads Archie and Jughead to believe Mr. Gerber is stalking Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Part two of a four part story. Quebec City is featured in this story.

Canada, Here We Come ! Part III (Table of Contents)

Archie At Riverdale High / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Marvin Gerber; Geraldine Grundy [Miss Grundy]; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Unnamed hotel manager; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang continue their Canadian tour in Montreal but still think Martin Gerber is a stalker.

Indexer Notes

Part three of a four part story. Montreal is featured in this story.

Canada, Here We Come ! Part IV (Table of Contents)

Archie At Riverdale High / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Geraldine Grundy [Miss Grundy]; Marvin Gerber; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang continue their Canadian tour in Toronto where they finally fix their misunderstanding with Marvin Gerber.

Indexer Notes

Part four of a four part story. Toronto is featured in this story.

Canada Word Search (Table of Contents)

Archie word search puzzle / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Word search puzzle featuring all Canadian terms.

Indexer Notes

No credits given for activity.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Dilton, Archie and Jughead introduce the next story which takes place in Ottawa.

Operation: Ottawa-Hull Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee [Mr. Weatherbee]; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Desmond; Rosemarie; Unnamed Lodge Industries employee; Unnamed thief #1
Synopsis:
After Archie, Dilton and Jughead win a trip to Ottawa, Mr. Lodge gets Archie to deliver business microfilm data inside a hockey puck.

Indexer Notes

Part one of a four part story. This story takes place in Ottawa.

Operation: Ottawa-Hull Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Donna Dugan; Ms. Dancause; Unnamed thief #1; Unnamed thief #2
Synopsis:
While in Ottawa, Two thugs attempt to steal Mr. Lodge's microfilm data hockey puck from Archie.

Indexer Notes

Part two of a four part story. This story takes place in Ottawa.

Operation: Ottawa-Hull Part 3 (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Mister Beauchamp; Unnamed thug #1; Unnamed thug #2; Unnamed mountie [RCMP]; Unnamed female hockey players
Synopsis:
In Ottawa, Archie, Jughead and Dilton encounter the microfilm puck thieves once again but after Jughead switches the puck bags, they steal the wrong pucks.

Indexer Notes

Part three of a four part story. This story takes place in Ottawa.

Operation: Ottawa-Hull Part 4 (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Unnamed Ottawa Electronics Executives; Desmond; Donna Dugan; Unnamed taxi driver; Unnamed thief #2; Mister Black; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
In Ottawa, Archie, Jughead and Dilton attempt to retrieve the microfilm puck from Donna before the thieves do.

Indexer Notes

Part four of a four part story. This story takes place in Ottawa.

Dream Theme (Table of Contents)

Jughead / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks:
Stan Goldberg ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead has nightmares about Archie and Reggie taking him camping.

Indexer Notes

No credits given for gag. Art credit based on artist's distinctive style.

Jughead Pinup (Table of Contents)

Jughead / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrew
Synopsis:
A pinup gag page of Jughead, Archie and Betty at a restaurant.

Indexer Notes

No credits given for pinup. Art credit based on artist's distinctive style. Gag takes place in a Montreal restaurant.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica introduce the next story which takes place in British Columbia.

Canada Calling Part I (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo [as James DeCarlo]
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Click Lenz; Micro; Maxine; Indian boatmen
Synopsis:
A teen magazine picks Betty and Veronica to model for a top New York designer in Vancouver, where they are followed by a rival photographer.

Indexer Notes

Part one of a two part story. This story takes place in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Canada Calling Part II (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo [as James DeCarlo]
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Maxine; Micro; Indian boatmen; Click Lenz; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]
Synopsis:
Micro attempts to steal the fashion pictures of Betty and Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Part two of a two part story. Most of this story takes place in Victoria, British Columbia.

Retort Report (Table of Contents)

Archie / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks:
Stan Goldberg ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead relays a message from Reggie to Archie.

Indexer Notes

No credits given for gag. Art credit based on artist's distinctive style. Unlike the other features in this issue, this gag is not Canadian themed.

Veronica (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica kite themed word scramble.

Indexer Notes

No credits given for puzzle. Art credit based on artist's distinctive style. Unlike the other features in this issue, this puzzle is not Canadian themed.

Epilogue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Big Ethel Muggs; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang try to figure out where their next Canadian adventure will be.

Indexer Notes

Features a mail order form where fans could suggest Archie's next Canadian destination.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Ah, The Canadian Bacon !"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Foreword
  3. 2. Table of Contents
    Archie
  4. 3. Prologue
    Archie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  6. 5. The Viking Trail Part I
    Archie
  7. 6. The Viking Trail Part II
    Archie
  8. 7. Canadian Fan Art
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  10. 9. Canada, Here We Come ! Part I
    Archie At Riverdale High
  11. 10. Canada, Here We Come ! Part II
    Archie At Riverdale High
  12. 11. Canada, Here We Come ! Part III
    Archie At Riverdale High
  13. 12. Canada, Here We Come ! Part IV
    Archie At Riverdale High
  14. 13. Canada Word Search
    Archie word search puzzle
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  16. 15. Operation: Ottawa-Hull Part 1
    Archie
  17. 16. Operation: Ottawa-Hull Part 2
    Archie
  18. 17. Operation: Ottawa-Hull Part 3
    Archie
  19. 18. Operation: Ottawa-Hull Part 4
    Archie
  20. 19. Dream Theme
    Jughead
  21. 20. Jughead Pinup
    Jughead
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Canada Calling Part I
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Canada Calling Part II
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Retort Report
    Archie
  26. 25. Veronica
    Veronica
  27. 26. Epilogue
    Archie
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  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Terry Watkins
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