Pep #302
(June 1975)

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
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)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See, sugar! There's no picture of Betty in my room!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hank Aaron (picture); Betty Cooper (picture)
Reprints

The Waiting Game (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers the butler; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica takes forever to prepare to attend a concert with Archie. Then when she's finally ready, she can't find him.

Proof Positive (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx tries to demonstrate to Charley his lack of sophistication.

Out of Print (Table of Contents: 3)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie James; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis
Alexander gets a print shop for his birthday.
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Indexer Notes

Though Josie's last name has varied between "James" and "McCoy" depending on the writer and the era, in this story she is identified as "Josie James".

What a Revolting Development (Table of Contents: 4)

Pop Tate / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Pop cuts Archie and Jughead off until they settle their tabs.
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Indexer Notes

Inking credit taken from reprint in Jughead's Double Digest #134.

Archie's U.S.A. Trivia (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Trivia questions involving U.S. history.
Reprints

In a Brain Vein (Table of Contents: 6)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge observes his new "think tank" in action.

The Bookworm (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred searches for a place to hide the ten dollars he won so Archie can't get it.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["See, sugar! There's no picture of Betty in my room!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Waiting Game
    Archie
  3. 2. Proof Positive
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Out of Print
    Josie
  5. 4. What a Revolting Development
    Pop Tate
  6. 5. Archie's U.S.A. Trivia
    Archie
  7. 6. In a Brain Vein
    Mr. Lodge
  8. 7. The Bookworm
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
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