Pep #401
(July 1985)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price
0.65 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
0271000696407
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
Ronnie... what do your parents think of your huge teddy bear collection?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Home Sweet Home (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Mary leaves on a sales training course, meaning Archie and Fred must survive without her.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Lodge’s Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Lodge is a successful businessman, good father, and is in great physical shape!
Characters
Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Follow the path to learn why Mr. Lodge is so fit.

Proof Spoof (Table of Contents: 3)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks for a student update.

Speak Up (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Hot Dog begins talking, but Jughead can't get anyone to believe him.
Reprints

Bugs a la Carte (Table of Contents: 5)

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
science fiction
Characters
Marvelous Maureen; Mortimer; Wonder Blunder; Licus
Synopsis
Maureen and crew stop at an intergalactic fast food restaurant. There they meet up with a grossnik battleship crew who also stopped for lunch.

What a Seat-uation (Table of Contents: 6)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Svenson the janitor
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Svenson to repair his office chair before the Superintendent's inspection.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ronnie... what do your parents think of your huge teddy bear collection?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Home Sweet Home
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Mr. Lodge is a successful businessman, good father, and is in great physical shape!"]
    Mr. Lodge’s Puzzle Page
  4. 3. Proof Spoof
    Miss Grundy
  5. 4. Speak Up
    Jughead
  6. 5. Bugs a la Carte
    Marvelous Maureen
  7. 6. What a Seat-uation
    Mr. Weatherbee
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