Pep #397
(November 1984)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696411
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. 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

[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
Archie! Wait till Mr. Weatherbee hears I caught you in class with a mini-TV!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Marvelous Maureen

Safety Last (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's practice of beach safety rules while windsurfing places everyone around him in danger.
Reprints
Keywords
wind surfing

Cross Critic (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gets in a dig on Veronica's guests.

Instant Inedibles (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Marvelous Maureen; Mortimer
Synopsis
Maureen tries to ingest dehydrated Grossnik delicacies.

The Umpire Strikes Back (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Satirical science fiction story about the inhabitants of the planet "Bazeball".
Reprints

Pyramid Maze (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica's Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Lead Veronica through the pyramid maze to safety.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Open the Door, Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Dilton opens a door, he finds a literal representation of a common phrase.

Commercial Conniption (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis
A market research team comes to Riverdale to study the effects of advertising slogans on typical teenagers.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie! Wait till Mr. Weatherbee hears I caught you in class with a mini-TV!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Safety Last
    Archie
  3. 2. Cross Critic
    Mr. Lodge
  4. 3. Instant Inedibles
    Marvelous Maureen
  5. 4. The Umpire Strikes Back
  6. 5. Pyramid Maze
    Veronica's Puzzle Page
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Open the Door, Dilton
  8. 7. Commercial Conniption
    Archie and the Gang
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