Pep #150
(October 1961)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Eight times per year in January, March, May, June, August, September, October and November
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
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
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boys and girls, before you're dismissed, are there any more questions about outer space?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Alan Shepard (drawing)
Keywords
astronaut; blackboard; moon; romance; telescope

Archie the Archer (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie takes up archery, but Mr. Lodge is reading a book on controlling his temper and is determined not to let Archie's arrows get on his nerves.
Reprints
Keywords
archery; arrows; book; diving board; quiver; swimming pool; temper

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Say It With Flowers (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to make Archie jealous by having flowers delivered to her.
Reprints
Keywords
florist; flowers

The World of Jughead Is Out of This World! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The World of Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Demon Dynamos! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Jaguar / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils
John Rosenberger ?; John Giunta ?
Inks
John Rosenberger ?; John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Jaguar [Ralph Hardy]; Great Mahavo (medicine man)
Synopsis
While exploring Indian relics in a national park, Ralph Hardy stumbles across a geyser of gas. When he awakens he finds himself in the past. A village of Indians is menaced by two metal monsters than can fire bolts of electricity and the Jaguar has to find a way to defeat them.
Keywords
aliens; buffalo; electricity; gas; geyser; Indian relics; time travel; totem pole

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Ludwig via the GCD Errors List (26 July 2005)

Way Out! (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Greg; Ga Ga
Synopsis
Jinx decides she's going to be the first girl on the moon, so she and her friends build their own rocket.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival rides; junk; moon; rocket

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

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the Greatest!
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 44 persons (ages 7 to 15) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Canada, Australia, Guam, and the Philippines.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as MLG] (signed)
Inks
? [as MLG] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Shirley Pitonak (Cleveland, Ohio) for article on the Aardvark. Second prize of $3.00 to Jo-Ann Limpa (Whitestone, N.Y.) for article on supersonic airplanes. Third prize of $2.00 to Susan M. Brenner (Novelty, Ohio) for article about horses. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Dolores Roy (Worcester, Mass.) for article on the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

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

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

War and Peace (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica enlists Betty in her war on men. Betty has her own agenda when Archie is involved.
Reprints
Keywords
checkers; hugging; kissing; knitting; television
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Boys and girls, before you're dismissed, are there any more questions about outer space?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Archie the Archer
    Archie
  3. 2. ["I'm sure glad we have these U. S. Royals!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  4. 3. Say It With Flowers
    Betty
  5. 4. The World of Jughead Is Out of This World!
    The World of Jughead
  6. 5. Demon Dynamos!
    The Jaguar
  7. 6. Way Out!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["It's the Greatest!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. War and Peace
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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