Archie's Vacation Special #1 [Newsstand Edition]
(Summer 1994)

Archie, 1994 Series
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Price:
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
once a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
071896469899 42
Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[Scary Stories] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks:
Rex W. Lindsey [as R.W.L.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronice Lodge

Have a Nice Trip! Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge goes on a road trip with Archie and his friends. Stops include a waterpark, beach, spa, and Dinglesville.

Have a Nice Trip Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The road trip continues and Betty brings everyone to a park where they meet more bad luck. Jughead chooses a theme park. And finally the gang heads to a beach in Riverdale.

Prize Problem (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's body language embarrasses Betty on the beach.

Making Waves (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Doug Crane
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie's dreams of being a photographer are dashed after submitting bathing suit photos of Betty and Veronica to Keen Teen magazine. But his amateur modeling career has just begun.

A Dog Day Afternoon (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Rocky (dog)
Synopsis:
Betty, Veronica, and Archie work as camp counselors at summer camp. Veronica loses the camp dog.

Dire Fate (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rudy LaPick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor

Nice Advice (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rudy LaPick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor

What's So Funny? (Table of Contents)

Chuck Clayton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Chuck Clayton; Alice Clayton (Chuck's mother); Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Chuck walks around Riverdale looking for inspiration for a cartoon.

Archie's Club News (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ellen Leonforte
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Synopsis:
Fans send in their reports to Archie Club News.

Indexer Notes

Nadine Haalboom (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) sends in a report on yo-yos.

The Personal Touch (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie sings along with his guitar on the beach. Reggie keeps a list of songs he never wants to hear again.

Defense Zone (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica is confused by all the baseball slang. Betty challenges the boys to a baseball game of boys versus girls.
Reprints:

Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Slang Harangue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie teaches Dilton the new surfer slang.

Sand Castle Captive (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Doug Crane
Inks:
Ken Selig
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Tara Thomas (the prettiest girl on the beach); Sara (Tara's little cousin)
Synopsis:
Archie helps a little girl Sara to build a sandcastle on the beach to win Tara Thomas's affection.

Vacation with Archie & Friends (Table of Contents)

Archie / insert or dust jacket / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie and his friends horse around on a lake with a tire swing.

Indexer Notes

Poster stapled in at the center of the comic. Blank back.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Scary Stories]
    Archie
  2. 1. Have a Nice Trip! Part 1
    Archie
  3. 2. Have a Nice Trip Part 2
    Archie
  4. 3. Prize Problem
    Betty
  5. 4. Making Waves
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. A Dog Day Afternoon
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Dire Fate
    Betty
  8. 7. Nice Advice
    Veronica
  9. 8. What's So Funny?
    Chuck Clayton
  10. 9. Archie's Club News
  11. 10. The Personal Touch
    Archie
  12. 11. Defense Zone
    Archie
  13. 12. Editor's Notebook
  14. 13. Slang Harangue
    Archie
  15. 14. Sand Castle Captive
    Archie
  16. 15. Vacation with Archie & Friends
    Archie
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