Pep #285
(January 1974)

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
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dig the new twins in school!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Laugh Comics Digest Magazine #38

Cut Down to Size (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Ethel tries to convince Moose to leave Midge for her.
Reprints

String Along with Me (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Feeling the student body is too infatuated with guitars, Mr. Weatherbee bans the instrument from the school.
Reprints

Excuse Me (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx gets involved with something and returns home late, then tries to think up a mitigating excuse.
Reprints

Where Destiny Leads Me (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie reneges on an offer to treat Jughead to a meal when he gets a sudden date with a hot girl.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writing credit taken from credits in Archie Double Digest #241. If correct, this is one of Mike Pellowski's first published works.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Dig the new twins in school!"]
  2. 1. Cut Down to Size
    Big Moose and Big Ethel
  3. 2. String Along with Me
    Mr. Weatherbee
  4. 3. Excuse Me
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Where Destiny Leads Me
    Archie
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