Pep #179
(March 1965)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! This is the greatest moment in the history of space communications!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
Beatles; rock 'n' roll; satellite; telecommunications; Telstar; transistor radio

Indexer Notes

Titles of Beatles songs "I Should Have Known Better," "And I Love Her," and "Can't Buy Me Love" are used.

Soup To Nuts (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Miss Shlunk; Jensen (chauffeur)
Synopsis
Archie discovers a new fuel that includes canned soup as one of its ingredients.
Reprints
Keywords
canned soup; cigar; invention; jet; model airplanes; rocket; smoking

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Betty La Grotta (Philadelphia, Pa.) for article on ice cream. Second prize of $3.00 to Karen Melton (Dallas, Texas) for article about an exchange student from France staying with her family. Third prize of $2.00 to Dick Dickison (Kirkland, Wash.) for article about himself.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Sugar and Space (Table of Contents: 4)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alexander Cabot; Pepper; Albert; Flotsam (alien)
Synopsis
Melody chases an alien away from Josie and Pepper using lemon soda.
Reprints
Keywords
alien; flying saucer; lemon soda; monster

Send a Dollar and Save 44¢ (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Growing 'Panes'! (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.25 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 Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx breaks a window while playing catch with Greg.
Reprints
Keywords
allowance; baseball; broken windows

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

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're missing loads of fun if you don't join my pen pal club...
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 40 persons (ages 9 to 14) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Northern Rhodesia, Canada, Australia, India, and England.

The New Look (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica style each other's hair according to a hairstyle book.
Keywords
hair styles; mirror; rollers

Polar Playmates (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie is bored as he spends his Saturday night at the North Pole.
Reprints
Keywords
furs; ice floe; igloos; kissing; North Pole; polar bear; snow

Indexer Notes

Parody story of Archie and the gang as eskimos at the North Pole.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gosh! This is the greatest moment in the history of space communications!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Soup To Nuts
    Archie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  5. 4. Sugar and Space
    Josie
  6. 5. Send a Dollar and Save 44¢
    Archie Comics
  7. 6. Growing 'Panes'!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["You're missing loads of fun if you don't join my pen pal club..."]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. The New Look
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Polar Playmates
    Archie
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