Archie #296
(September 1980)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696509
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.; then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy, I see five pounds I should get rid of!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
beachballs; diving boards; newspapers; reading; swimming pools; swimsuits

Vacation Consternation (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo, Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie goes to the beach on the first day of summer vacation expecting everything to be wonderful.

Looking Up! (Table of Contents: 2)

Russ / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Russ; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Russ and Charley discuss the knowledge of the universe.

Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead look for spot on a crowded beach; Archie takes a phone survey.

The Umbrella Man (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate;
Synopsis
Archie takes his mom's umbrellas to a new repair shop.
Reprints

A Place in the Sun (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is unhappy with Veronica being in charge every time they go to the beach.
Reprints

Turnabout (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead invite Betty and Veronica to go on a picnic with them.
Reprints
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Daddy, I see five pounds I should get rid of!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Vacation Consternation
    Archie
  3. 2. Looking Up!
    Russ
  4. 3. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  5. 4. The Umbrella Man
    Archie
  6. 5. A Place in the Sun
    Archie
  7. 6. Turnabout
    Archie
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