Pep #273
(January 1973)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.20 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

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1972 by Archie Comic Publications, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie may have wealth-- but I have something money can't buy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

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

Sears, Roebuck and Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Copycat (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow, Dilton! That's terrific! What workmanship! What detail! Super! Chee-ee!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Moose is confused because Dilton builds models while the girls are trying to get a job as a model.
Reprints

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

Kenner SSP Smash-Up Derby / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Grid Grin (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ooh! They really creamed Archie on that play!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is tackled so hard in a football game he doesn't know what inning it is anymore.
Reprints

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

Jughead Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sniff! Sniff! I smell rubber burning!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Wayne School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

See No Evil (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Carlos Antunes
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man! Did you goof, Jug! You're over an hour too early for school!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Svenson; Miss Grundy; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to find out why Jughead has been leaving an hour early for school.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Tint Hints! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where did the elephants go, Li'l Jinx?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hap Holiday; Li'l Jinx; Roz; Gigi
Synopsis
Jinx seeks advice on redecorating her bedroom.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
England, Japan, India, Philippines, Canada, - Alaska and other states - are just a few places you can find new friends!
Characters
Li'l Jinx

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We have been thinking a lot about pollution, lately, and how much we hate it.
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kalehua Cockett, Kelly Cockett, Sheila Hatfield, Roberta Weber, and Dennis Underwood.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Big Blow-Up (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A broken balloon with a message attached!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Andy
Synopsis
Archie finds a note that was tied to a balloon from a class trying to see how far their balloons will travel before they are found.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Cadence-Castle Ltd. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac' (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Mattel Chopcycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Reggie may have wealth-- but I have something money can't buy!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["The new Free Spirit. It looks like it's moving even when it's standing still."]
    Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  3. 2. Copycat
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Boy! Sounds like they're really smashing 'em up!"]
    Kenner SSP Smash-Up Derby
  5. 4. Grid Grin
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Sniff! Sniff! I smell rubber burning!!"]
    Jughead Pin Up
  7. 6. ["Never finished high school?"]
    Wayne School
  8. 7. See No Evil
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Any 14 of these hit records for only $2.86"]
  10. 9. Tint Hints!
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. ["England, Japan, India, Philippines, Canada, - Alaska and other states - are just a few places you can find new friends!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  12. 11. ["It's all new and made just for you! So don't miss out on my brand new action packed mag... Archie at Riverdale High"]
  13. 12. ["Introducing for the first time on long playing records... exciting real life stories of your favorite superstars"]
  14. 13. ["110 foreign stamps.. only 10¢"]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. ["We have been thinking a lot about pollution, lately, and how much we hate it."]
    Archie Club News
  16. 15. ["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"]
  17. 16. Big Blow-Up
    Archie
  18. 17. ["Amazing $1 art offer 4 adorable kitten art prints in full color for your home"]
    Cadence-Castle Ltd.
  19. 18. The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac'
    Charles Atlas
  20. 19. ["Here they come!"]
    Mattel Chopcycles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen