Pep #148
(August 1961)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Volume
?
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
?
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
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Omigosh! What'll we do?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Keywords
tennis; tennis racquet

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of That Wilkin Boy #34.

Meet the Folks (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Sally Fuller; Tony Fuller; Al Fuller; Fred Fuller
Synopsis
Archie is excited to meet the new girl in town and Betty is happy to let him. It turns out the family are acrobats and welcome Archie in acrobatic style.
Reprints
Keywords
acrobats

Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Music Hath Charm (Table of Contents: 3)

Leroy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Leroy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Leroy plays practical jokes on Archie while he's trying to listen to music.
Reprints
Keywords
albums; hot foot; practical jokes; record player; records; spanking

Indexer Notes

The gag is based on the "Music to ____ by" album craze.

Garbled Gossip (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie starts a rumor to discredit Archie, but it gets twisted and backfires on him.
Reprints
Keywords
elope; Maryland; rumors; telephone

Here Are Six Reasons Why I Know You'll Enjoy the Big, New Archie Annual #13 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

A Real Doll (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; Ga Ga
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants the doll set she sees on TV, so her father sets out to get it for her, over any obstacle.
Reprints
Keywords
doll; fuses; television; TV commercial

Indexer Notes

In the reprint, two panels are omitted. A panel where the TV goes dark is combined with a spoken line by Li'l Jinx. The other is where Jinx tries to tell Hap that the TV is on the blink.

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

Indexer Notes

List of 45 persons (ages 7 to 16) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Jamaica, England, West Pakistan, and Canada.

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

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

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

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

Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo)

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to David Johnson (Portland, Conn.) for article on machines and automation. Second prize of $3.00 to Danny Duquette (Geraldton, Ontario, Canada) for article on Eskimos. Third prize of $2.00 to Ronnie Hyde (Orlando, Fla.) for article about baseball. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Mary Ann Burkh (New York, N.Y.) for four jokes. Head shots of Archie and Jughead, which may be previously-published art.

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

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

[Katy as "Miss Frontier" holding a horse's reins] (Table of Contents: 11)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon; Cindy Lou Haley (idea)
Pencils
Cindy Lou Haley
Inks
Cindy Lou Haley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene
Keywords
horses

Indexer Notes

"Entire pin-up by Cindy Lou Haley, Cheyenne, Wyoming."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Action Pin-Ups
Genre
fashion; western-frontier
Characters
Katy Keene
Synopsis
Katy riding an Appaloosa mare "Frosty Top" and Katy riding an Arabian "Silver Dawn."
Keywords
Appaloosa; Arabian; horses

Horse Play (Table of Contents: 13)

Katy Keene / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Linda Miramontes
Pencils
Linda Miramontes
Inks
Linda Miramontes
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene
Synopsis
Write your own short story. Word balloons are left empty in a five-panel story about Sis trying to ride a horse.
Reprints
Keywords
horses

Indexer Notes

"Entire page, poses, fashions, etc. by Linda Miramontes, Stockton 7, Calif."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
More Horse Pin-Ups
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Curly
Synopsis
Katy with a Palamino mare "Mystery" and Curly's trick stallion "Rebel."
Keywords
horses; Palamino; stallion

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Katy Keene / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Katy's horse pin-ups in this story...
Characters
Katy Keene
Keywords
horse

Indexer Notes

List of 35 readers who are credited with designing the horse pin-ups in this issue. Illustrated by a drawing of Katy with her horse.

Fur Fur Away (Table of Contents: 16)

Katy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene
Synopsis
Katy talks about furs and Sis makes a joke about a skunk.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashions by Judy Curtin (Melrose, Mass.)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Omigosh! What'll we do?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Meet the Folks
    Archie
  3. 2. Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane
    Popsicle
  4. 3. Music Hath Charm
    Leroy
  5. 4. Garbled Gossip
    Reggie
  6. 5. Here Are Six Reasons Why I Know You'll Enjoy the Big, New Archie Annual #13
    Archie Annual
  7. 6. A Real Doll
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["Hi, girls and boys--"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. ["With these new U.S. Royal Nobbys I can ride on anything!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. [Katy as "Miss Frontier" holding a horse's reins]
    Katy Keene
  13. 12. ["Action Pin-Ups"]
    Katy Keene
  14. 13. Horse Play
    Katy Keene
  15. 14. ["More Horse Pin-Ups"]
    Katy Keene
  16. 15. ["Katy's horse pin-ups in this story..."]
    Katy Keene
  17. 16. Fur Fur Away
    Katy
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