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April Spink

Also known as: Miss Spink.
Age: N/A.
Gender: Female.
Status: Alive.
Voiced by: Jennifer Saunders (movie) & Cath Soucie (video game).
Appearances: Movie & books & video game.

April Spink is a retired burlesque dancer who shares a basement apartment with her lover Miriam Forcible Out of the two, she is the smarter one and may possess some knowledge of magic and faeries.

Plot Appearance Edit

Movie Edit

An excerpt from the main article: Coraline (filmography)

When Coraline searches for the Ghost Children's eyes, the Other Spink and Forcible are turned into a grotesque green and pink taffy monster with their entangled bodies resembling marshmallow twists and with hair like ribbon candy (Also not officially known as The dogs are turned into bat-like creatures with red bloodshot eyes. The pair are inside a large paper taffy and hold a ghost child's eye in the form of a pearl ring. When Coraline attempts to remove it from them, they emerge and screech at her to "Thief" and "Give it back". Coraline defeats them by making the bats swoop down in anger for her, ducking so they miss and hit the whining twosome instead. They promptly turn into a grotesque statues with hideous faces. The Taffy Monsters are based off the taffy that Miss Forcible gives Coraline.

Books Edit

An excerpt from the main article: Coraline (books)
This section requires expanding with knowledge derived from the movie. 

Video Game Edit

An excerpt from the main article: Coraline (video game)
This section requires expanding with knowledge derived from the video game. 

Other Spink Edit

In the Other World, Miss Spinks's counterpart is initially identical to the real world but with button eyes. But, later during a performance, she strips away her old skin and turn into her younger selves, seen previously on posters in their basement apartment.

When the Other world wasn't at it's peak, Other Miss Spink was a green and pink taffy monster with their entangled bodies resembling marshmallow twists and with hair like ribbon candy, ironic due to her fondness of the candy known as "Old Taffy."

Trivia Edit

  • Miss Spink crafts for Coraline out of taffy candy a stone with a hole in it that may be an adder stone, which is believed to be used to see faeries.
  • She is able to palm read and she both predicted that Coraline was in danger and that a severed hand would come into play.
  • Neil Gaiman has confirmed in his tumblr that she and Miss Forcible are lovers.
  • In one line, she refers to Brighton in the United Kingdom.

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