(December 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

["Don't tell me you're finally getting your hair cut?"] (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Clyde Didit

Indexer Notes

The credit on the cover reads "By Dan n' Dick," referring to Dan DeCarlo (creator) and Richard Goldwater (editor)

Pursuit of Happiness (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Clyde Didit; Alexandra Cabot; Count Drat
Synopsis:
Josie is chased by Clyde Didit, the Crooning Casanova. Clyde, in turn, is chased by Alexandra Cabot, who hires the world-famous hypnotist and part time office boy Count Drat to zap Clyde into loving her.

Indexer Notes

Alexandra refers to the then-upcoming moon landing ("I could offer you the moon, but it'll be full of astronauts soon").

The Comedians (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:
Pepper; Sock; Josie; Melody
Synopsis:
After Sock accuses her of having no sense of humor, Pepper hits him in the face with a pie, leading to an all-out war of corny pranks.

Busy Signal (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; Alexander Cabot III; Melody; Pepper
Synopsis:
Alex takes Josie to Lover's Lane in his spectacular car, but his romantic advances are interrupted by the ringing of the many phones in the car.

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:
Josie answers reader mail.

Back 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:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx demands Greg take back what he said about her.

Trouble (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; Dan DeCarlo
Synopsis:
Melody thinks she's a "janx" (her word for "jinx") because all the boys have accidents when she's around. Josie disagrees until her old friend Dan DeCarlo also goes ga-ga over Melody.

Indexer Notes

Josie's friend is named after, and a caricature of, the comic's artist and creator.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Don't tell me you're finally getting your hair cut?"]
    Josie
  2. 1. Pursuit of Happiness
    Josie
  3. 2. The Comedians
    Josie
  4. 3. Busy Signal
    Josie
  5. 4. Dear Josie
    Josie
  6. 5. Back Talk!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Trouble
    Josie
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