RICH REVIEWS: Archie Halloween Spectacular 2023

Title: Archie Halloween Spectacular 2023
Publisher: Archie Comics
Stories: Tom DeFalco, Francis Bonnet, Frank Doyle, Tania Del Rio
Pencils: Steven Butler, Rex Lindsey, Harry Lucey, Bill Galvan
Inks: Jim Amash, Rex Lindsey, Marty Epp, Ben Galvan
Cover: Dan Parent, Rosario “Tito” Pena
Colors: Glenn Whitmore
Letters: Jack Morelli, Rex Lindsey, Marty Epp
Price: $ 3.99 US
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Comments: “Monster Mash-Up!” Trick and Treat the two mischievous Halloween imps pay Archie and the gang a visit. Trick does come up with some tricks to play on Archie and Jughead. Halloween becomes very scary. Treat just stuffs himself with candy. It’s a cute short story with great art.
“Cemetary Situation” This story is filled with all you need for Halloween, a haunted house, ghosts, a cemetary, bats, and scared teens. A new member of the gang Shrill enjoys Halloween so much and loves the spooky stuff. The art is in the traditional Archie style and brings this story to life well except for the zombies.
“Man’s Best Fiend” A vampire does get frustrated with Archie and Jughead. Archie and Jughead just want a good scare but no they are too oblivious to what is around them to be scared. Dracula is illustrated with a touch of fright and a touch of just a plain guy.
“Frightful Faceoff!” Sabrina is afraid well until she realizes facing her fears is the best way to get over them. She and Amber do make for two beautiful witches.
There are so many cover illustrations and pin-ups here and all of them tied into Halloween. These are cool one picture looks at how fun Halloween is.
This is a great collection of tales sure to get you in the Halloween spirit!

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