Pep #288
(April 1974)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.25 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 [vertical]
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)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, are we on the scenic route?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The boys are snowmobiling and have different ideas of scenic.

Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pin Head (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones [Forsythe P. Jones]; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie spends too much on a piece of jewelry for Veronica and confusion follows when she tells him he shouldn't have.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #10.

Never Finished High School? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wayne School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Old Pro (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead procrastinates about changing his procrastinating ways.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jughead is reading a "Josie" comic.

Country & Western Classics (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

E-C Tape Service / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Decisions Decisions (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes back and forth trying to decide whether he needs to wear rain gear to school...and makes the wrong decision.
Reprints

Free! 40 Red China Stamps (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Kenmore Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Make Excellent Extra Cash... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Engravaplates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Back Problems (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley's lack of studying comes back to bite him, along with a biting comment from Li'l Jinx.
Reprints

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

letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Charley Hawse

Indexer Notes

List of pen pals and addresses for the Li'l Jinx Pen Pals Club.
Bottom includes a 1-inch ad for Archie's Restaurant of Joliet, Illinois.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average number of copies printed during preceding 12 months = 427,482.
Average number of copies in paid circulation during preceding 12 months = 205,802.
Average number of copies by subscription during preceding 12 months = 307.

Here's Love Spray Perfume (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Blair Division of Chap Stick Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

I'll Put Your Daughter's Name... (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown / 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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Fan letters, with membership coupon for the Archie Club.

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Kerri Hatcher (Citrus Heights, CA), Nancy Rubin (Miami Beach, FL), Twyla Carter (Fraser Lake, British Columbia, Canada), Nanette Elman (Massapequa, NY), and Joey Brzoza (Nakina, Ontario, Canada).

Start Your Collection of Stars Now! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Jeri of Hollywood / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shining Example (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geradline Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee makes students do chores around the school instead of sitting in detention hall, and has given Archie the job of polishing doorknobs. Five unpolished doorknobs in the school drive both Mr. Weatherbee and Archie nuts.
Reprints

Karate (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Universal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Join the Jolly Giant and Win the Prizes You Want (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, are we on the scenic route?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  3. 2. Pin Head
    Archie
  4. 3. Never Finished High School?
    Wayne School
  5. 4. The Old Pro
    Archie
  6. 5. Country & Western Classics
    E-C Tape Service
  7. 6. Decisions Decisions
    Archie
  8. 7. Free! 40 Red China Stamps
    Kenmore Co.
  9. 8. Make Excellent Extra Cash...
    Engravaplates
  10. 9. Back Problems
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Here's Love Spray Perfume
    Blair Division of Chap Stick Co.
  14. 13. I'll Put Your Daughter's Name...
    Wallace Brown
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  16. 15. Start Your Collection of Stars Now!
    Jeri of Hollywood
  17. 16. Shining Example
    Archie
  18. 17. Karate
    Universal
  19. 18. Join the Jolly Giant and Win the Prizes You Want
    Junior Sales Club of America
  20. 19. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Seed Co.
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