(February 1969)

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

["These fab ski outfits will get us dates until 1972!"] (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

The credit "by Dan n' Dick" refers to Dan DeCarlo (Josie's creator) and Richard Goldwater (editor).

The Turncoat (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; Pepper; Clyde Didit
Synopsis:
After visiting Clyde Didit in his igloo, the girls go to a department store to return their Christmas gifts. Melody wants to exchange a bikini because it covers too much of her, but when she demonstrates, the customers at the store don't seem to agree with her.

Indexer Notes

In the splash panel, Clyde is singing the Archies song "Bang-Shang-a-Lang" (the copyright information is included in a footnote at the bottom of the page).

A Real Gem (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; Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II; Alexandra Cabot; Melody
Synopsis:
After Alexandra's allowance is cut off, she offers to get Alex the "pearl of the Orient" in exchange for $100.
Reprints:

Go Go GIft (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; Pepper; Sock; Clyde Didit
Synopsis:
Clyde is trying to return a magic set which no one can see, because he claims he "disappeared it." When he says one of the magic words, he becomes convinced he's turned Sock into a dog. Then Josie uses a few magic words to fend off Clyde's amorous advances.

Weak Count (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; Gigi

Dear Josie (Table of Contents)

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 gives advice to readers.

Welcome Home (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; Sock; Alexander Cabot III; Clyde Didit
Synopsis:
To prove he's "democratic," Alex offers to help Sock return his Christmas gift, an offer he soon regrets.

Indexer Notes

As the characters note, the ending of this story is the same as the beginning of the first story in the book.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["These fab ski outfits will get us dates until 1972!"]
    Josie
  2. 1. The Turncoat
    Josie
  3. 2. A Real Gem
    Josie
  4. 3. Go Go GIft
    Josie
  5. 4. Weak Count
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Dear Josie
  7. 6. Welcome Home
    Josie
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  • Jaime Weinman
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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