(August 1964)

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

"Do you think Albert will guess that his birthday present is a guitar?" (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper

Indexer Notes

The cover is the same as the comic's splash page, re-colored and re-lettered.

Second String (Chapter One) (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Albert's father
Synopsis:
Josie gives Albert a guitar for his birthday. He immediately spends all his time making up songs, playing and singing, and cares more for the guitar than for her.

Indexer Notes

Part one of a four-part story.

No credits, but the art appears to be by DeCarlo.

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

Music For Millionaires (Chapter Two) (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Jerkly
Synopsis:
Alex tries to show Josie that he can play the guitar and sing better than Albert. Meanwhile, his sister Alexandra, who has a crush on Albert, decides to make a play for that "penniless waif."

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Alexandra Cabot.

Moist Minstrel (Chapter Three) (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Alexandra tries to get Albert away from Josie by buying him a Beatles-style wardrobe and hairdo, and launching him as a potential folk singing star.

Soup-er Duper! (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:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg

The Song Is Ended (Chapter Four) (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; un-named thugs
Synopsis:
Josie is in despair because Albert still cares more about his guitar than her, but then she discovers that his guitar can be helpful to her, too.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. "Do you think Albert will guess that his birthday present is a guitar?"
    Josie
  2. 1. Second String (Chapter One)
    Josie
  3. 2. Music For Millionaires (Chapter Two)
    Josie
  4. 3. Moist Minstrel (Chapter Three)
    Josie
  5. 4. Soup-er Duper!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Song Is Ended (Chapter Four)
    Josie
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  • Jaime Weinman
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Steven Rowe