Pep #146
(May 1961)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
eight times a 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
John H. Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)

Issue Notes

editors listed in statement of ownership

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, which of the flowers in my garden do you like the best?... The roses or the tulips?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
flowers; gardening

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Pep Comics #87.

Class Will Tell (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica and Betty try to top each other in pageantry. Archie, tired of their one-upmanship, comes up with an ultimate entrance of his own.
Keywords
Boy Scouts; chauffeur; invitation; red carpet; trumpets

Double Parked (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Colonel Parkhurst
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge doesn't like Archie and Veronica "parking" on his couch each night.

Help Unwanted (Table of Contents: 3)

Pop Tate / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is working for Pop, but Pop doesn't think he's much help.
Keywords
broom; telephone

Matter Over Mind (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie daydreams in class.
Reprints
Keywords
daydreams

The Mystery Package (Table of Contents: 5)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon; Sharon Lee Turner (story idea)
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene
Synopsis
Katy has a package for "K. Keene" delivered to her by mistake. When she goes to the police, they ask her to deliver the package in a tough neighborhood (shadowed by plainclothes detectives) to catch a suspected criminal.
Reprints
Keywords
counterfeit money; detectives; undercover

Indexer Notes

Fashions, etc., by Sharon Lee Turner (Beckley, W. Va.), Becky Allen (Little Rock, Ark.), and Rosemary Robinson (Oak Grove, Ky.) Art appears to be layouts by Woggin with other artists doing the pencils and inks.

Take This Free Gift... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Sur-Prizes! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday; Merry Holliday
Synopsis
Li’l Jinx's father loses his wallet and Jinx puts it in a box of cereal for a "prize." Unfortunately, her father returns the cereal box to the store before Li’l Jinx can tell him and he has to buy all the boxes of cereal to find it.
Reprints
Keywords
breakfast cereal; television; TV commercials; wallet

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

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
Hi girls and boys --
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 40 persons (ages 7 to 17) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Trinidad, Pakistan, Canada, and Bermuda.

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Winners of the "Why I like to Ride a Bike" contest are listed: Richard Pidgeon (Norfolk, Va.), Carmack Daugherty (Parsons, Tenn.), Sidney Hollander (Dorchester, Mass.), Donald Rumbaugh (Tucson, Ariz.), Reesa Lasky (Haddonfield, N.J.), Patricia Glinska (Buffalo, N.Y.), Carla Sue Cane (Cedar Rapids, Iowa), and Eva Norton (Hazelwood, Mo.) They each won a bicycle.
First prize of $5.00 to Ronnie Dumoulin (Rock Island, Ill.) for article on minerals. Second prize of $3.00 to Lynette Raymond (South Hadley Falls, Mass.) for article on barracudas.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1960 (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1960. Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 269,504.

Sympathy Pains (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Big Moose
Synopsis
Archie pretends to have spells of vertigo in order to get sympathy from the girls. He overdoes it and the girls' boy friends seek revenge.
Reprints
Keywords
broken leg; cross-dressing; disguise; hospital; sympathy
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, which of the flowers in my garden do you like the best?... The roses or the tulips?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Class Will Tell
    Archie
  3. 2. Double Parked
    Mr. Lodge
  4. 3. Help Unwanted
    Pop Tate
  5. 4. Matter Over Mind
    Archie
  6. 5. The Mystery Package
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. Take This Free Gift...
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. Sur-Prizes!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Hi girls and boys --"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1960
  13. 12. Sympathy Pains
    Archie
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