Pep #185
(September 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
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, how long is it going to take you to start it?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
boat; outboard motor; sinking

Poise Will Be Poise (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; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Determined to show more poise and style at surfing than Reggie can, Archie goes surfing in a top hat and tails.
Keywords
beach; surfing; top hat; waves; wind; yacht

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

The Adventures of Patty & Andy the Popsicle Twins / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Sue Lewis (Buffalo, N.Y.) for article on French, printed in both French and English. Second prize of $3.00 to Karen Patterson (Solvang, Calif.) for article about herself. Third prize of $2.00 to Betsy Maras (Richland, Wash.) for article about Priest Lake, Idaho. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Julie Fishman (San Leandro, Calif.) for essay on life. Fifth prize of $1.00 to David Pecic (La Duente, Calif.) for article about jaguars.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[The Lumberjack] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

My Hare Lady (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; Merry Holiday
Synopsis
Hap helps Jinx practice for her school play.
Keywords
costume; school play

[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
Many girls and boys have been writing in about the wonderful pen pals...
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 41 persons (ages 7 to 13) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Jamaica, Philippines, and England.

Two-Timing Troubadour (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie serenades Betty with an ulterior motive in mind.
Keywords
guitar; singing; telephone; vase

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

How's Trix?; Trix Rabbit / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Life with Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

The Deal (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Martin Epp ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Epp ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to show Dilton how to pick up girls, but his methods are less than successful.
Reprints
Keywords
library

Here Comes Summer Fun #34 (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Summer Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Archie Gets All the Brakes (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Archie; Bendix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Cuckoo Bird; Cocoa Puffs; General Mills / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Price Is Right (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Asking Veronica "a penny for your thoughts" is very hard on Archie's wallet.
Keywords
banana split; malted; penny; pizza

Round Figures (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Madame Dufay (Fat Annie)
Synopsis
Veronica's new fitness regime has Archie intrigued and Betty forlorn, until Jughead takes Betty to meet the instructor.
Reprints
Keywords
exercise

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, how long is it going to take you to start it?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Poise Will Be Poise
    Archie
  3. 2. ["What gift are you going to get this time, Andy?"]
    The Adventures of Patty & Andy the Popsicle Twins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  6. 5. [The Lumberjack]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios; General Mills
  7. 6. My Hare Lady
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["Many girls and boys have been writing in about the wonderful pen pals..."]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. Two-Timing Troubadour
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Well worth digging for..."]
    How's Trix?; Trix Rabbit
  11. 10. ["This might be your life"]
    Life with Archie
  12. 11. The Deal
    Archie
  13. 12. Here Comes Summer Fun #34
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  14. 13. Archie Gets All the Brakes
    Archie; Bendix
  15. 14. The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up!
    Cuckoo Bird; Cocoa Puffs; General Mills
  16. 15. The Price Is Right
    Archie
  17. 16. Round Figures
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. ["Now rainy days can be fun days!"]
    Daisy B-B Guns
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