Pep #396
(September 1984)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
?
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (Editor-In-Chief)
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

There is also what appears to be a Canadian edition, with a 75c price.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Archie ! I wonder if the day will brighten up!?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Cheryl Blossom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #144.

Strange Change (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [As Stan G.]
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie proves there is such a thing as a personality change.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit changed to reflect the credits printed in Jughead Double Digest #182

Episode 18: Marvelous Maureen Makes a Transfer Or a Dud Plan (Table of Contents: 2)

Marvelous Maureen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Lori Walls
Pencils
Lori Walls
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Marvelous Maureen; Mortimer; Repticicus; Wonder Blunder; Carissa; Grossniks
Synopsis
Maureen and Mortimer trick the Grossniks and escape in a Raider ship.

Indexer Notes

No pencils credit given. Story uses readers fashion and spaceship suggestions. No last name credit given for writer.

Mammoth Madness (Table of Contents: 3)

Big Moose / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [As Stan G.]
Inks
Stan Goldberg [As Stan G.]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Two Unnamed nurses; Unnamed Doctor; Two unnamed security guards
Synopsis
After Moose falls out of a tree and bangs his head; he gets a visit from the gang who think he's gone bananas.

Coach Kleats Sports Toss-Up ! (Table of Contents: 4)

Coach Kleats / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach Kleats sports related word game.

Indexer Notes

No credits given for activity.

Pool Party (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge [Mr. Lodge]; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie & Jughead use Veronica's pool and mistake Mr. Lodge for a thief.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gee, Archie ! I wonder if the day will brighten up!?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Strange Change
    Archie
  3. 2. Episode 18: Marvelous Maureen Makes a Transfer Or a Dud Plan
    Marvelous Maureen
  4. 3. Mammoth Madness
    Big Moose
  5. 4. Coach Kleats Sports Toss-Up !
    Coach Kleats
  6. 5. Pool Party
    Archie
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