Pep #342
(October 1978)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.35 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]
Barcode
0271000696410
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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I've got bad news and good news...
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

The Awful Truth (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica asks Archie to take her to a new disco called "The Swamp." He's excited until Jughead tells him how expensive it's going to be.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from index of Jughead and Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #5. No credits in this issue.

Josie Attacks Karate (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hustle Hassle (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead claims to work like a dog.

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

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Synopsis
Strip 1: Archie is cooking onions to put on burgers.
Strip 2: There are frogs in the Lodge's pool.

Indexer Notes

Two strips from the late 1950s or early 1960s.

Archie on the Road (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Cross out the letters to find the secret message.
Reprints

Bowl Brummel (Table of Contents: 6)

Chuck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Nancy thinks Chuck looks like a slob when he shows up for their date.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits in this issue. Credits from a later reprint.

Arts and Crafty! (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Synopsis
Everybody brings something they've made to the Kids' Arts and Crafts Show.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Specialty (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Big Moose; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Pop Tate holds a burger eating contest and is going to name the burger after the winner.

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

Archie's Pop Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So it's cold... so it's raining...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Archie's pop is paying $65 a day for a beach resort and is determined to get his money's worth.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I've got bad news and good news..."]
  2. 1. The Awful Truth
    Archie
  3. 2. Josie Attacks Karate
    Josie; Hostess
  4. 3. Hustle Hassle
    Jughead
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Archie on the Road
  7. 6. Bowl Brummel
    Chuck
  8. 7. Arts and Crafty!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Archie Club News
  10. 9. The Specialty
    Archie
  11. 10. ["So it's cold... so it's raining..."]
    Archie's Pop Pin Up
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