(April 1968)

Archie, 1965 Series
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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 US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Oh, she smashed my heart like a hamburger patty"] (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert

Indexer Notes

Recolored version of the splash page from the story "The Contract."

The Warm Up (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Sock
Synopsis:
Sock is disappointed that Pepper is so unemotional towards him. Pepper says she's got to be herself -- until she starts to think that Sock is going for Melody instead. Then she ditches her glasses and tries to become the passionate woman Sock wants.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo caricatures himself as the man reacting to Melody in the splash panel.

Initials on the bench in the splash panel include D.D. (Dan Decarlo), R.L. (Rudy Lapick), and R.G. (Richard Goldwater).

Josie Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Albert
Synopsis:
Albert introduces Josie to his hippie cousin from California.
Reprints:

Josie Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Albert
Synopsis:
Albert arrives in full folk-singer regalia to take Josie to the dance.
Reprints:

The Contract (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
To get Josie a swanky outfit for the Cabots' Hunt Club Ball, the girls take jobs that allow them to bring home samples of dresses, cosmetics and jewelry.

Hip Hip Hooray (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II; Alexandra Cabot; Josie; Melody; Albert; Witherspoon
Synopsis:
Over Alex's objections, his father repurposes the Hunt Club Ball as a hippie party.
Reprints:

Dear Josie (Table of Contents)

Josie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eda Edwards [as Josie]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Characters:
Josie
Synopsis:
Confused readers ask Josie for dating advice.

Don't Quote Me (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert
Synopsis:
Three honor students see Melody writing malapropisms on the town walls and strike up a conversation with her. Josie and Pepper fear that Melody will be unable to stop these "super-brains" from taking advantage of her.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Oh, she smashed my heart like a hamburger patty"]
    Josie
  2. 1. The Warm Up
    Josie
  3. 2. Josie Pin-Up
    Josie
  4. 3. Josie Pin-Up
    Josie
  5. 4. The Contract
    Josie
  6. 5. Hip Hip Hooray
    Josie
  7. 6. Dear Josie
    Josie
  8. 7. Don't Quote Me
    Josie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Jim Stangas
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