Pep #229
(May 1969)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1969
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater
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

Issue Notes

Editor identified in Statement of Ownership

Keywords
humor; teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It says everyone should blow his top every once in a while!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dilton's psychology book suggests that everyone should blow his top now and then. Moose takes it literally.
Reprints
Keywords
psychology

Indexer Notes

The psychology book's author, according to its cover, is Dan DeCarlo (artist for this sequence)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Sound of Music (Table of Contents: 2)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone ?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Mr. Lodge; the Archies
Synopsis
The Archies recruit Dilton to troubleshoot electrical problems in their sound system. He grounds to the water line, piping music throughout the Lodge mansion, then to the sewer line, piping music throughout the city.
Reprints
Keywords
rock music; the Archies

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Miss Grundy's Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy!!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is angry that Miss Grundy is barefoot in school.
Keywords
high school

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's Julia... the new girl in town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Julia
Synopsis
Veronica thinks the new girl Julia is beautiful. Betty says you can't tell with the "maxi" fashion.
Keywords
maxi

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Study Fuddy-Duddy (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica are studying together, but they require conversation, music, and food. Mr. Lodge tackles their homework to demonstrate how it would be better done in silence. Archie and Veronica take advantage of his concentration to enjoy some privacy.
Reprints
Keywords
high school; honework

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Betty and Veronica / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Seeing Stars (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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx stays up so late studying stars that she falls asleep on the field trip to the planetarium.
Reprints
Keywords
astronomy; planetarium

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

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
35!
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Names and addresses of fans seeking pen pals
Keywords
pen pal

Indexer Notes

Spot illustration of Li'l Jinx

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Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Betty Mirard; Samuela Samanego; Patty Ivins; Robby Lucke; Grace Nordhoff; Michael Leff
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie Club members, send in your news reports and win cash prizes in the Archie Series Magazines.
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reports from readers

Indexer Notes

Illustration of membership card and button, each with likeness of Archie

Statement of Ownership and Circulation (Table of Contents: 15)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Statement of ownership and circulation

Indexer Notes

Editor, John L. Goldwater. Publisher, Louis H. Silberkleit. Date of filing November 1, 1968. Average paid circulation of each issue in preceding 12 months, 292,572.

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hair (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
The teachers try to annoy Archie by pretending not to notice his long blond hair. He foresaw this, and is amusing himself. He pretends to give it up, but only sells the wig to Jughead, who now sports it around the school.
Reprints
Keywords
high school

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #22.

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)