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
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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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