Pep #222
(October 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
?
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
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose, what are you doing to my jalopy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Comics Digest #14

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Finders Keepers (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Hoping to clean out his attic with little effort and less expense, Mr. Weatherbee tells Archie to keep anything he carts away. When Archie discovers a $100 bill, Mr. Weatherbee buys it back by promising to pay for $25 worth of sodas. But the bill turns out to be counterfeit.
Keywords
Choklit shop; counterfeit

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Archie Club News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1.5 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie Club News / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
First Prize -- $5.00

Indexer Notes

Reports from fans Michael Harold King and Nicki Toscano.

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Little Problem (Table of Contents: 8)

Moose and Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose; Dilton; Veronica; little girl; Mrs. Doily
Synopsis
Knowing that Dilton wants a girl friend his own height, Moose tries first a little girl and then an older lady. The lady is Dilton's mom, but they don't let on, so as not to hurt Moose's feelings.
Reprints
Keywords
Mother

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advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Blow Up! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad; Greg
Synopsis
Dad tries to send the kids outside so he can nap, but they complain that it's too hot. He exhausts himself blowing up a kiddie pool to keep them cool, then they come in anyway because it's raining.
Reprints
Keywords
Family; father; kids; summer

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Little Archie Comics Digest Annual # 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Joe Edwards ?
Inks
Joe Edwards ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
35!
Characters
Li'l Jinx

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Brake It Up! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Archie / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Good Pickings (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; pretty girls
Synopsis
Archie likes a spot at the beach because it's filled with pretty girls. Jughead likes the same spot because it's near the ice cream stand.
Keywords
Beach

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Reggie; Clyde
Synopsis
Betty's overwhelmed by Clyde's surfing prowess, but Reggie is jealous.
Keywords
Beach; surfer; surfing

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Great Spot (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Jughead
Synopsis
Archie promises Veronica that he'll cut short his fishing trip with Jughead. In the process he slaps Veronica with a fish.
Reprints
Keywords
Fishing

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

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Moose, what are you doing to my jalopy?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
  3. 2. Finders Keepers
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Most Powerful Airplane"]
  5. 4. ["Archie Club News"]
    Archie Club News
  6. 5. ["First Prize -- $5.00"]
    Archie Club News
  7. 6. ["6 hairpieces-in-one!"]
  8. 7. ["Missile Firing Tank"]
  9. 8. A Little Problem
    Moose and Dilton
  10. 9. ["Fun's-a-poppin' Saturdays on CBS"]
  11. 10. Blow Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. ["35!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  13. 12. ["Archie Groovy Stationery Kit"]
  14. 13. Brake It Up!
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Stamp collectors!"]
  16. 15. Good Pickings
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Wow!"]
    Betty Pin-Up
  18. 17. ["Electric split level, fully-furnished doll house with compete doll family"]
  19. 18. ["Hip Hugging Hairdos"]
  20. 19. The Great Spot
    Archie
  21. 20. ["Jughead"]
    Jughead
  22. 21. ["If you missed this"]
  23. 22. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Kirk House
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