(June 1970)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Oh! Oh! Here comes Alexandra!"] (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie Smith; Alexandra Cabot

Alex's Heavy Date (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Gwendolyn
Synopsis:
Alex convinces Alexandra to use her witchcraft powers to make Josie fall in love with him, but her spell accidentally hits the Big-Ethel-like Gwendolyn instead.

Indexer Notes

No credits, but art appears to be by DeCarlo.

Scripts identifiable as Malmgren by his distinctive writing style.

A Pointed Remark (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
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Hap tells Li'l Jinx to stop pointing.
Reprints:

Josie Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

Josie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Alan M.

Using His Head (Table of Contents)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie Smith; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Alexandra tries to keep the Pussycats from getting to their latest engagement, first by tying up Alex and locking him in a closet, then by using her witchcraft to sabotage his car. After Alexandra's magic powers leave the Pussycats stranded, they have no choice but to accept a ride from her -- and let her be the star of the show.
Reprints:

Dear Josie (Table of Contents)

Josie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Josie
Synopsis:
Josie answers letters from readers.

Lucky Me (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Josie; Melody; Sheldon; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Alexandra thinks Josie has come into money.

Indexer Notes

Alexandra is not a witch in this story.

One clue to the identity of the writer is that Malmgren later wrote a similar story (with credit) where Veronica thinks Jughead has gotten rich (http://www.comics.org/issue/228322/#418657).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Oh! Oh! Here comes Alexandra!"]
    Josie
  2. 1. Alex's Heavy Date
    Josie
  3. 2. A Pointed Remark
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Josie Pin-Up
    Josie
  5. 4. Using His Head
    Josie and the Pussycats
  6. 5. Dear Josie
    Josie
  7. 6. Lucky Me
    Josie
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