Pep #171
(June 1964)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.12 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
Richard Goldwater
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
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! I feel just like that fallen gladiator whenever I must go to the principal’s office!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords
gladiator; painting

Eye, Eye, Sir (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee starts hypnotizing the boys into being ideal students.
Keywords
hypnotism; mirror; watch

Indexer Notes

The hypnotism book Mr. Weatherbee is reading in the splash panel is signed "by Dan Decarlo."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Three Joyful Jills in the Most Exciting Comic Book Ever! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Josie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.167 page (report information)

Knit Wit (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie finds a use for an overly-long necktie Veronica knitted.
Keywords
knitting; leash; necktie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a lovely view, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie takes a picture of the view he likes best.
Keywords
beach; camera; lighthouse

Thanks For the Memory (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Moosehead
Synopsis
The gang sees Jughead with a gorgeous girl and apparently unable to remember who his friends are. They decide he has amnesia and try to cure him.
Keywords
amnesia; football; hamburgers

Here It Is! Your Archie Annual (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Money Watcher! (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Greg; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx tries to stop losing money all the time.
Reprints
Keywords
dry cleaners; quarter

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

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
Here's an easy formula to meet new friends!
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 39 persons (ages 10 to 15) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Canada, Jamaica, England, and Australia.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo)

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Henrietta Haynes (New Milford, N.J.) for article about herself. Second prize of $3.00 to Lorraine Zambardi (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for article about horse riding. Third prize of $2.00 to Joann Likovich (Aliquippa, Pa.) for article about her vacation.

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

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

Fiddle Faddle (Table of Contents: 12)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Mr. Jones; Pepper; Albert
Synopsis
On her way to a violin lesson, an increasingly absent-minded Josie realizes that she forgot her violin at home, and sends Albert to get it.
Reprints
Keywords
bullies; memory; violin

Get My New Lucky Piece...Free (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gosh! I feel just like that fallen gladiator whenever I must go to the principal’s office!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Eye, Eye, Sir
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Isn't that your bicycle?"]
    Bendix Corporation
  4. 3. Three Joyful Jills in the Most Exciting Comic Book Ever!
    Josie Comics
  5. 4. Knit Wit
    Archie
  6. 5. ["What a lovely view, Archie!"]
    Veronica's Pin-Up
  7. 6. Thanks For the Memory
    Jughead
  8. 7. Here It Is! Your Archie Annual
    Archie Annual
  9. 8. The Money Watcher!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. ["Here's an easy formula to meet new friends!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  13. 12. Fiddle Faddle
    Josie
  14. 13. Get My New Lucky Piece...Free
    Archie Comics
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