Pep #149
(September 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
?
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)

Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The nice man said we could listen to some records, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Marty; Archie Andrews
Keywords
listening booth; record player; records; tape recorder

Insult to Injury! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie locks Archie in his room so he can't go riding with Veronica. Archie tosses his keys to Jughead and tells him to take his jalopy to Pop's. Reggie sees the jalopy leaving and goes back to check. Archie then locks him in the room and goes to find Veronica. Meanwhile, Reggie climbs out the window and goes to the Chocklit Shoppe where he finds Archie's jalopy with the keys in it. He goes for a ride, leaving Archie to think someone has stolen his car. Archie goes to the police department to report it missing, but when he gives a description, the police wonder why he wants it back.
Keywords
jalopy; key; lock; police; stolen car

Indexer Notes

Archie has pinups of the Universal monsters (Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy, and Wolfman) on the wall of his room.

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Give a Yell! (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie are practicing cheerleading. Moose comes to interview them for the school paper. After Reggie and Archie make fun of the idea of Moose being a reporter, Moose crowns them with their megaphones.
Reprints
Keywords
cheerleaders; megaphones; reporter

Passing Matter (Table of Contents: 4)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Miss Baxter; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
The new teacher wonders if the students always behave that way. Miss Grundy assures her that the crying only happens when report cards are given out.
Keywords
crying; report cards

Canoe Caper! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie takes Veronica canoeing, but keeps getting interrupted by a gang of little kids and by Reggie in another canoe.
Reprints
Keywords
canoes; skin diver; swimming pool

Summer Fun with the Queens of Archie Giant Series Magazines! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Archie Giant Series Magazines / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Debby's Diary / comic story / 2.25 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Diary, Dad is a nervous wreck--
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Debby Twist; Mr. Twist; Mrs. Twist; Betsy
Synopsis
Debby's parents are upset by the way she sits in a chair. Her father has back trouble and goes to the doctor, who prescribes exercises that look just like the way Debby has been sitting.
Reprints
Keywords
back trouble; doctor

Indexer Notes

Fashions by Lynn Konut (Pacoima, Calif.), Nancy Vituscka (Beverly, N.J.), and Ginny McDaniels (Fresno, Calif.)

Debby's Unlaxing Fashions (Table of Contents: 8)

Debby's Diary / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Characters
Debby Twist
Synopsis
Paper doll of Debby with four outfits.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashions by Roseanne Water (Chicago, Ill.), Rochelle Morey (St. Johnsburg, Vt.), Nancy Kowalski (Weirton, W. Va.), Christine Metz (Wauwatosa, Wis.), and Judy Henke (Gresham, Wis.)

Katy Keene Steps Out (Table of Contents: 9)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Katy Keene
Synopsis
Pinup of Katy exiting a car, along with three automobile designs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashions by Richard Treat (Chadron, Nebr.) and Donna Lemiszki (Floral Park, N.Y.). Car designs by William Lemiszki (Floral Park, N.Y), Jim Adams (Pleasanton, Calif), and John Watson (Bayard, N.M.)

Gloria's Fashionable Cars for You (Table of Contents: 10)

Gloria / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Gloria Grandbilt
Synopsis
Pinup of Gloria sitting on the hood of a car, along with three automobile designs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fashions by Lish Joyce (Danville, Ill.). Car designs by Wayne Crumpler (Elon College, N.C.), Linwood Davol (no address), and Jack Smith (Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (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: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Dennis Brown (Hollis, N.Y.) for article on duties of a meteorologist. Second prize of $3.00 to J. Russell Benning (Bristol, Tenn.) for article on the opossum. Third prize of $2.00 to Linda Smith (Fairfield, Conn.) for article on the King Cobra. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Robin Whitley (Thomasville, N.C.) for article on the porcupine.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Art Smartie! (Table of Contents: 14)

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
Synopsis
After going to an exhibit of modern art, Jinx decides she can paint as well as those artists. So she paints a picture and puts it on the fence with a selling prize of $1 million.
Reprints
Keywords
modern art; painting

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

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 great fun!
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 45 persons (ages 8 to 16) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Jamaica, England, West Pakistan, and Canada.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The nice man said we could listen to some records, Archie!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Insult to Injury!
    Archie
  3. 2. Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane
    Popsicle
  4. 3. Give a Yell!
    Moose
  5. 4. Passing Matter
    Miss Grundy
  6. 5. Canoe Caper!
    Archie
  7. 6. Summer Fun with the Queens of Archie Giant Series Magazines!
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  8. 7. ["Dear Diary, Dad is a nervous wreck--"]
    Debby's Diary
  9. 8. Debby's Unlaxing Fashions
    Debby's Diary
  10. 9. Katy Keene Steps Out
    Katy Keene
  11. 10. Gloria's Fashionable Cars for You
    Gloria
  12. 11. ["With these new U.S. Royal Nobbys I can ride on anything!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  15. 14. The Art Smartie!
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. ["It's great fun!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
This issue was most recently modified by:
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