(October 1970)

Archie, 1969 Series
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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

["Rock and ruin"] (Table of Contents)

Josie and the Pussycats / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

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

Indexer Notes

A re-drawn version of the splash page from the story "Litter by Litter."

The Competitors (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot II
Synopsis:
Alex challanges Alan M. to a series of contests to prove that his nimble agility counts for more than Alan's brute strength.
Reprints:

Don't Bank On It! (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

["Josie, what are you doing?"] (Table of Contents)

Josie Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Valerie; Josie's dad
Synopsis:
Josie mows the lawn.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Josie and her father have the last name "James" in this cartoon.

Take Me To Your Leader (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
The Pussycats' van is repossessed due to lack of payments, so Alexandra provides a new van in exchange for changing the group's name to "Alexandra the Great." The first stop on the tour is in a Central American republic, where Alexandra writes and performs a song that stirs the entire country up to revolution and wrecks American foreign policy in the region.
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:
Josie gives relationship advice to readers.

Litter By Litter (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
When Melody goes on an anti-littering campaign, her friends think she's protested by dumping garbage on the steps of City Hall.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed by reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest #225

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Rock and ruin"]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. The Competitors
    Josie
  3. 2. Don't Bank On It!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["Josie, what are you doing?"]
    Josie Pin Up
  5. 4. Take Me To Your Leader
    Josie
  6. 5. Dear Josie
    Josie
  7. 6. Litter By Litter
    Josie
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