Pep #239
(March 1970)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.15 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)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you learn your first ski lesson yet, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; handsome ski instructor
Synopsis
Archie's first skiing lesson is not to introduce the girls to the instructor.
Keywords
Skiing; snow; winter

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Laugh Comics Digest #21

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

On the Map (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie plans separate engagements, all on the same night, with Betty, Veronica, and Jughead. He uses a large map to plot out his movements, but one by one they cancel, so he spends the evening with mom and dad.
Reprints

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.6 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie Club News
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog]

Indexer Notes

Letters from fans Lynette Everett, Kim Russell, Mikito France, Dianna Lombardo, and Ann Richardson.

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Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

That Way Out Sound (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones]; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge builds a vault that only his tuning fork can open. When he gets trapped inside with the fork, the Archies get it open. There's no sound they don't hit sooner or later.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie Double Digest # 249.

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

Poster Art (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad; Charlie Chaplin (cameo); Laurel and Hardy (cameo)
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx puts up posters in her room, but finds she can't sleep with people staring at her.

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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

Indexer Notes

Pen pal addresses

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

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can give you, your girlfriend, and your picnic basket a lift...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; driver
Synopsis
The driver will give the girls a lift, but wants Archie to jog behind.
Reprints
Keywords
Hitchhiker; hitchhiking; picnic

A Dog's Lament (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; pretty girls
Synopsis
Hot Dog gets mud on Archie's coat. He makes up for it by connecting Archie with pretty girls.
Reprints
Keywords
Dog

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #24.

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advertisement / 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. ["Did you learn your first ski lesson yet, Archie?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Sorry, we hire only high school graduates"]
  3. 2. On the Map
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Amazing $1 art offer"]
  5. 4. ["Archie Club News"]
    Archie Club News
  6. 5. ["Be an Archie Club member"]
    Archie Club
  7. 6. ["Amazing $1 art offer"]
  8. 7. ["Monster Size Monsters"]
  9. 8. That Way Out Sound
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
  11. 10. Poster Art
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. ["35!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  13. 12. ["Archie Series Goes 'Bingo'"]
    That Wilkin Boy
  14. 13. ["Sea Horse 'Ranch'"]
  15. 14. ["10 way hairpiece!"]
  16. 15. ["I can give you, your girlfriend, and your picnic basket a lift..."]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-Up
  17. 16. A Dog's Lament
    Archie
  18. 17. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
  19. 18. ["Girls!"]
  20. 19. ["If you missed this"]
  21. 20. ["Do you need extra money?"]
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