(October 1963)

Archie, 1963 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["I hope they don't recognize me in this disguise!"] (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III; The Boss; Waldo U. Fink
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Re-colored version of the splash page from part 4 of the issue's main story.

Sweater Girls (chapter 1) (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II; The Boss; Waldo U. Fink; un-named cop
Synopsis:
Melody buys a sweater that, unknown to her, has real diamonds sewn into it as part of a smuggling operation. The smugglers follow the girls up to Alex's beach house to steal the sweater back.

Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as Doyle by his style and DeCarlo's statement that Doyle did "all the writing" for early Josie comics.

Bad Sort (chapter 2) (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II; The Boss; Waldo U. Fink
Synopsis:
The Boss sends his incompetent underling, Waldo, over to the Cabot beach house to steal back the diamond-covered sweater.

Native Nuisance (chapter 3) (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II; The Boss; Waldo U. Fink
Synopsis:
Alex comes up with a plan to lure the smugglers out into the open and capture them at the annual Beach Comber's Ball.

Indexer Notes

The manifesto Alex recites ("Breathes there a man with soul so dead who hasn't heard of Alexander Cabot III?") is a mangled version of a passage from Sir Walter Scott's poem "The Lay of the Last Minstrel."

Brian Hyland, the Bashful Blond (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Keywords:
music

Sweet Talk! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday

Force Feed (chapter 4) (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II; The Boss; Waldo U. Fink; Ernie Watiko
Synopsis:
The smugglers see Pepper wearing the diamonds in her hair and force her to give them up.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I hope they don't recognize me in this disguise!"]
    Josie
  2. 1. Sweater Girls (chapter 1)
    Josie
  3. 2. Bad Sort (chapter 2)
    Josie
  4. 3. Native Nuisance (chapter 3)
    Josie
  5. 4. Brian Hyland, the Bashful Blond
  6. 5. Sweet Talk!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Force Feed (chapter 4)
    Josie
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