Pep #278
(June 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 [circular]
Editing
Richard 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
Jon d'Agostino ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is what I call psyching your opponent!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
ping pong

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie's Story & Game Digest Magazine #3.

Right On and On (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Hearing about an automobile recall for defective transmissions, Archie brings his old car in for a replacement too, and ends up with a complete overhaul.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie's car is identified as a 1921 Edsil.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Big Ethel / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A red rose in your hair?!?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Boo Hoo Rendezvous (Table of Contents: 3)

Big Ethel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon d'Agostino ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis
Dilton makes a robot that looks like a handsome teen and Archie and Jughead plan to send it on a date with Ethel.
Reprints
Keywords
robots

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from reprinted story.

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

Li'l Jinx's Daddy / 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
Hey!! What's the story?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hap Holliday; Li'l Jinx (flashback)
Synopsis
Hap is mystified about when children sleep.

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

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

Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
Barry Grossman ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Beth Baker, Karen Pepper, Marilyn Houlton, and Diane Pangelinan.
Page also includes membership application for the Archie Club.

The Music Man (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon d'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie plays electric guitar for Veronica and annoys Mr. Lodge.
Reprints
Keywords
electric guitar

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from reprinted story.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This is what I call psyching your opponent!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Right On and On
    Archie
  3. 2. ["A red rose in your hair?!?"]
    Big Ethel
  4. 3. Boo Hoo Rendezvous
    Big Ethel
  5. 4. ["Hey!! What's the story?"]
    Li'l Jinx's Daddy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  7. 6. The Music Man
    Archie
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