Pep #216
(April 1968)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1968
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
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yawn I can't seem to study!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Museum Piece (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Students, I'm sure you're all excited to be here at the museum!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Reggie traps Archie in a giant dinosaur skeleton while on a field trip to a museum.
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaur skeleton; gong

Pretty Shifty (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Potion Notion (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch me play a gag on Miss Grundy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries to scare Miss Grundy with a rubber monster mask.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (Archie, 1952 series) #67.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Ron, we'd like to give you a lift...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica would like to ride on Archie's snowmobile.
Keywords
snowmobile

Romance Trance (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Morning, Mom! Morning, Dad!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie's bout of love-sickness over Veronica has made him more accident-prone than usual.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (Archie, 1952 series) #67.

The Long and Short of It! (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you know what the longest word is?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Hap Holliday; Mrs. Holliday
Synopsis
Jinx asks Hap what the longest word is.
Reprints

[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
Letters
typeset; Joe Edwards

Indexer Notes

Pen-pal addresses.

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Susan Brand (1st prize), Jack Napoli (2nd prize), Marjorie Minu (3rd prize), and Helen Sheridan (4th prize), plus instructions for joining the Archie Club.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of Filing: October 1, 1967
Average total copies printed during preceding 12 months: 405,188

Double Indemnity (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Arch! I think I'm seeing double!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When Betty and Veronica wear identical skating outfits, Veronica tries to ruin Betty's outfit.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index in Archie Giant Series Magazine (Archie, 1954 series) #191.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Yawn I can't seem to study!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Museum Piece
    Archie
  3. 2. Pretty Shifty
    Archie; Bendix
  4. 3. Potion Notion
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Gee, Ron, we'd like to give you a lift..."]
    Veronica Pin-Up
  6. 5. Romance Trance
    Archie
  7. 6. The Long and Short of It!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Double Indemnity
    Betty and Veronica
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