Archie #496
(June 2000)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
1.99 USD; 2.15 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
2000
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
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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)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's with the black and white shoes?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie takes dancing classes.
Keywords
dance step diagrams; dancing; music

Wrestle Maniacs (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Freezing Cold Stu Iceberg
Synopsis
A wrestler helps Archie and Reggie when Reggie's car breaks down.
Reprints
Keywords
professional wrestling

Countdown to 500! 4 (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ohvah Weeply
Synopsis
Ohvah asks Jughead for a good story about Archie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I Love Archie Photo Contest
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
2 photos of kids with large collections of Archie comics.

Ploy Plight (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Denise; Waldo Weatherbee; Superintendent Hassle; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Dilton enlists Archie's help to try and attract girls.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Betty & Veronica / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Hook. Line, and Sunk (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Clayton; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Geraldine Grundy; Coach Kleats; Miss Haggly; Ms. Beazly
Synopsis
When Archie tells Mr. Weatherbee that fishing relieves stress, Mr. Weatherbee takes the entire faculty on a fishing trip.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

Reports on tigers and football and information on how to join the club.

List and Found (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie finds a note to clean up his room while looking for something in his room.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Window Dummy (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Glover
Synopsis
Archie is put in charge of Mr. Glover's window display.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What's with the black and white shoes?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Wrestle Maniacs
    Archie
  3. 2. Countdown to 500! 4
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Archie Comics Online Rocks!"]
    Archie
  5. 4. ["I Love Archie Photo Contest"]
    Archie
  6. 5. Ploy Plight
    Archie
  7. 6. ["It's time for some fun!"]
    Betty & Veronica
  8. 7. ["Take a long vacation!"]
    Archie
  9. 8. Hook. Line, and Sunk
    Archie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. List and Found
    Archie
  12. 11. ["Archies subscription offer of the century!"]
    Archie
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  14. 13. Window Dummy
    Archie
  15. 14. ["The fun never ends!"]
    Archie
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