Pep Comics #119
(January 1957)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know, Betty! I dreamed I asked you for a date and not Veronica!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie dreams of asking Betty out.
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Keywords
United States flag

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Arch for Art's Sake (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
George Frese
Inks
Terry Szenics
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Ronnie, what are you and rover boy Andrews doing to kick off the big day tomorrow?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie gives Veronica a portrait of himself on her birthday.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #55.

Horning In (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Tom Moore ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What now?! The motor's dying!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica tows Archie's car.

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Scripto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Lucky Heel (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Tom Moore ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Moose! All the other girls are entering their names for the drawing"
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
At the sock hop the girls put their names in numbered socks and place them in a boot. Each boy then draws a sock and that girl is his date for the dance. Planning to draw Veronica's sock, Reggie gets Midge's instead and Moose puts him in the hospital.
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Smith Bros. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Winter Wedding (Table of Contents: 9)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
As our story begins, Katy is a guest of the Van Ronson family at their winter lodge... they have just returned from skiing.
Genre
fashion; romance
Characters
Katy Keene; Randy Van Ronson; K.O. Kelly; Danny the Demon; Sis; Bertha
Synopsis
Randy asks Katy if she'll marry him and they could have a winter wedding. They start to imagine what the ceremony would be like before Katy goes to bed. After having a bad dream about the wedding, Katy decides she won't say yes to a winter wedding.

Indexer Notes

Designs submitted by Joan Williamson, Sandra Daniel, Sandra David, and Patricia Varine.

Archie Does It (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's easy to make these flags
Characters
Herbie

Indexer Notes

How to make paper flags, tops, and a water proof paper frog.

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AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Winter Wonderland! (Table of Contents: 12)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember Linda, tomorrow night we have a date to go dancing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkins; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur dates Linda every night for two weeks. Linda finds out Laurie's been out of town skiing. Thinking that's why she's been getting Wilbur's attention, Linda waits to see if he will keep their date for the following day. Wilbur goes to get Linda a box of chocolates. He's told he'll get them for free if he'll deliver some first. After he's delivered the last box his car breaks down. When Wilbur finally shows up at Linda's, she slams the door in his face. Rejected, he takes the candy to Laurie's only to find she is upset with him since he's been spending so much time with Linda.
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advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The way of the Archie Club was that a pen-pal in the United States sent me an old Archie comic magazine, and I joined the club from there.

Indexer Notes

Archie club reporters submit stories to win a cash prize.

Letters from Totty Samuelson, Donna Brown, Mac McLain, Laurie McDonald, John Newell, and Mary Lou Galinski.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Power of Suggestion (Table of Contents: 18)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I sez yah did swipe my beanshooter!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Fatso
Synopsis
Pat steals Fatso's beanshooter.

Cash n' Carry (Table of Contents: 19)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a fiver for your birthday party...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Sam Smith
Synopsis
Pat gets five dollars for his birthday.

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

Fingerprints (Table of Contents: 21)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3.33 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's so dark in here!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday; Gregory
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx puts so many fingerprints on the walls of her house, to keep up, her daddy finally gets wallpaper that is decorated with fingerprints.

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our club now has thousands of members who have made many new friends through the mail.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You know, Betty! I dreamed I asked you for a date and not Veronica!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["500 large glossy pictures of the world's greatest sports heros free"]
  3. 2. Arch for Art's Sake
    Archie
  4. 3. Horning In
    Archie
  5. 4. ["First in every class!"]
    Scripto
  6. 5. ["327 stamps all different yours for only 25ยข"]
  7. 6. Lucky Heel
    Reggie
  8. 7. ["We love those cough drops..."]
    Smith Bros.
  9. 8. ["Have the time of your life on Chicago roller skates"]
  10. 9. Winter Wedding
    Katy Keene
  11. 10. Archie Does It
    Archie
  12. 11. ["Take it from a champion racing driver"]
    AMF Roadmaster
  13. 12. A Winter Wonderland!
    Wilbur
  14. 13. ["Scheaffer's cartridge pen"]
  15. 14. ["It's a hit! You can't miss Little Archie comics if you're huntin' for a top notch magazine!"]
  16. 15. ["Says he'll walk down. Wildroot Cream Oil gives him confidence!"]
  17. 16. ["The way of the Archie Club was that a pen-pal in the United States sent me an old Archie comic magazine, and I joined the club from there."]
    Archie Club News
  18. 17. ["91 hit parade songs $2.98"]
  19. 18. Power of Suggestion
    Pat the Brat
  20. 19. Cash n' Carry
    Pat the Brat
  21. 20. ["Two big new annuals!"]
  22. 21. Fingerprints
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. ["Our club now has thousands of members who have made many new friends through the mail."]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  24. 23. ["Do you need extra money?"]
  25. 24. ["How far have we come?"]
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mark D. Anderson
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
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  • James Ludwig
  • Lou Mazzella
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