Pep #226
(February 1969)

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)

[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
Why is Archie calling himself 'Tiny'?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie entertains at a talent show.

Indexer Notes

Archie is doing a parody of the act of late sixties media sensation "Tiny Tim", who first appeared in "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In".

Under New Management (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the matter fellows?...Does your own music playing depress you?"
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton gets more than he bargained for when he gives some public relations advice to The Archies.

Indexer Notes

While the advertisements in this issue show Betty and Veronica as members of The Archies, in this story the group is still just Archie, Reggie, and Jughead.

Gift Service (Table of Contents: 2)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose, it's pretty childish to pull Dilton on a sled!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dilton helps Moose shop for a Christmas gift for Midge.

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

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
Wasn't that some concert the "Wha's" put on?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie suffers collateral damage at a concert.

Indexer Notes

"The Wha's" are based on the rock group The Who.

A Tattle Tail! (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Hahaha
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Chuck; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx gets even with the parrot because she thinks it sang.

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

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, ages, and addresses of kids looking for pen pals.

Everything's Archie (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Archie Club News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Tree Trauma (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why should I help Veronica decorate her tree?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Hot Dog; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to decorate the fir tree outside the Lodge Mansion.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Why is Archie calling himself 'Tiny'?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Under New Management
    Archie
  3. 2. Gift Service
    Dilton
  4. 3. ["Wasn't that some concert the "Wha's" put on?"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  5. 4. A Tattle Tail!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  7. 6. Everything's Archie
    Archie Club News
  8. 7. Tree Trauma
    Archie
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