Pep #404
(January 1986)

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
0271000696401
Editing
Victor Gorelick
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo [as D. D.] (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Excuse me! I have to give our girls an inspirational half-time pep talk!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Betty Cooper
Reprints
Keywords
coaching; volleyball

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie; National Child Safety Council / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?; ? (photograph)
Inks
?; ? (photograph)
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An important message from Archie and his pals!
Characters
Gabriel Lawrence Minarcin (photo); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Eugene Wade Martin (photo); Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Anthony Bernard Franko (photo)

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

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mmm... I could use an exciting headline for the next issue!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica is upset when Archie doesn't run one of Veronica's stories in the school paper.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Vending Machine (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vendomat
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has trouble with a vending machine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Speechless story.

Rock Yock (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Ronnie! I wish we could rock all night long!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie would like to rock all night.
Reprints
Keywords
yacht

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Way to Go (Table of Contents: 7)

Fred Andrews / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
P-pardon m-me c-could you...
Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is puffing and wheezing and needs directions.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Family Affair (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G]
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Sabrina, this is a coincidence running into you at the local health club!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Walter; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda; Miss Rogers; Basil
Synopsis
Sabrina meets Walter at the health club because she's embarrassed of him meeting her family.
Reprints
Keywords
health club; treadmill; weight lifting

He's a Cut-Up (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy, Reggie is cutting the article I wrote!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie is cutting Archie's article for the school paper.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Popper Swapper (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you think you can get for all this old stuff, dad?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Forsythe Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead starts with an old popcorn popper and trades with friends until he ends up with a used car.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie's Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I would like to do my report on bicycle helmets.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Megan Freitas, and Kerrie Koch.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

What's for Dessert? (Table of Contents: 17)

Mrs. Andrews' Food Page! / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mary Andrews

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

A Nose Win Situation (Table of Contents: 19)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oooh! Sounds like you've got a cold!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Despite his cold, Coach Kleats is determined to help the football team practice for the championship.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Excuse me! I have to give our girls an inspirational half-time pep talk!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["An important message from Archie and his pals!"]
    Archie; National Child Safety Council
  3. 2. ["Mmm... I could use an exciting headline for the next issue!"]
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Where's Cap'n Crunch?"]
  5. 4. The Vending Machine
    Archie
  6. 5. Rock Yock
    Archie
  7. 6. ["I see more fun for you when you order these Archie comics!"]
  8. 7. The Way to Go
    Fred Andrews
  9. 8. ["Four equals = five?"]
  10. 9. Family Affair
    Sabrina
  11. 10. He's a Cut-Up
    Archie
  12. 11. ["Subscribe to Katy Keene comics and save!"]
  13. 12. Popper Swapper
    Jughead
  14. 13. ["Save! Subscribe! And get 1 free!"]
  15. 14. ["Paw Paws the funtastic world of Hanna-Barbera"]
  16. 15. ["I would like to do my report on bicycle helmets."]
    Archie's Club News
  17. 16. ["Be sharp! Order the latest mind-boggling issue of Archie's Activity Comic Digest Magazine!"]
  18. 17. What's for Dessert?
    Mrs. Andrews' Food Page!
  19. 18. ["Fans! Now you can join the brand new Archie Fan Club ...and be eligible to win cash prizes!!"]
  20. 19. A Nose Win Situation
    Coach Kleats
  21. 20. ["Glow in the dark posters 3 for $3.00"]
  22. 21. ["Discount 32 page comic subscriptions!"]
  23. 22. ["Win one of 600 prizes! Starburst fruit chews BMX sweepstakes"]
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