(1997)

Archie, 1996 Series
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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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
With me it's more like Spring Broke!
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

Vacation Frustration Part 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

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: 2)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Good luck charms work as bad luck charms for witches.
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Editor's Notebook (Table of Contents: 3)

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Script
Victor Gorelick
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Vacation Frustration Part 2 (Table of Contents: 4)

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: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries to teach Betty to play golf and is his usual clumsy self.
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Attraction Dissatisfaction (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A girl tries some perfume from her friend and is dismayed when it attracts Archie.
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Baby Talk (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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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: 8)

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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: 9)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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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: 10)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Moose follows Couch Kleat's instruction to look for more balls literally.
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Good Skate Bad Skate (Table of Contents: 11)

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.
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Indexer Notes

No credits. Credits from original printing.

Sale Fishing! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
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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: 13)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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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
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Series Information
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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