Pep #217
(May 1968)

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
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Haven't you ever heard of a happening, Daddy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Moose Mason

Snow Use (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Daddy! He has to catch a plane, but our chauffeur is off today...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is snowed in at the mansion, has to get to the airport, and his only alternative is Archie.

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

Betty and Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! That's a groovie rain outfit!!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Only Veronica buys a rain coat for when it rains and one for when it doesn't.

Pin Pun (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All week long we take a bruising!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The bowling pins aren't worried about getting hit with the girls bowling.

Sundae Best (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and the gang brainstorm ideas to keep Pop Tate's from closing.

You Can Bank on It (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Plink
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx and Hap discover that deposit soda bottles are a thing of the past.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters
Li'l Jinx

Indexer Notes

Names, addresses, and ages of kids who want to be pen pals.

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Corina Geofroy (1st prize), John Granacki (2nd prize), Sally Satel (3rd prize), Pat Janssen (4th prize), and Joann Malinowski (5th prize), plus instructions for joining the Archie Club.

The Joiners (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't it a little too cold to go fishing, Mr. Lodge?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge goes ice fishing. Veronica decides she and Archie should accompany him.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Haven't you ever heard of a happening, Daddy?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Snow Use
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Wow! That's a groovie rain outfit!!!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  4. 3. Pin Pun
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Sundae Best
    Archie and the Gang
  6. 5. You Can Bank on It
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. The Joiners
    Archie
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