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
On-sale Date
1961-07-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[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 [Archie] / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; 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)

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!
Genre
humor; children
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 [Archie]
  5. 4. The World of Jughead Is Out of This World!
    The World of Jughead
  6. 5. Demon Dynamos!
    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. ["If you want to be an Archie Club member..."]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. War and Peace
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
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