(April 1971)

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

"With this miraculous machine..." (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie Smith; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Sebastian; Professor Branewash
Synopsis:
Redrawn version of the splash panel from "The Smart Machine."

The Cat Woman (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie Smith; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Sebastian
Synopsis:
When Sebastian starts spending a lot of time at Josie's house, Alexandra decides that Alan M. must be a "cat lover" and Josie is trying to use Sebastian to get in good with him.

Indexer Notes

Script identifiable as Doyle by his distinctive, banter-filled writing style and fourth wall breaking (Alex comments on an unusual sound effect at one point).

The Smart Machine (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie Smith; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Sebastian; Professor Branewash; Mr. Tuttle; un-named policeman; un-named kids
Synopsis:
A sleazy scientist claims that his "smart machine" will make people intelligent without the necessity of getting an education. Only Valerie is unwilling to believe in the "easy way" -- but it's Valerie who offers to help the professor get new clients.

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of Mr. Tuttle, the school principal, who had been in the title since the beginning.

Getting Warmer (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg

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 gives advice in response to letters from readers.

I Remember Melody (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie Smith; un-named boys
Synopsis:
The miniskirted Melody is monopolizing all the boys' attention, so Josie and Valerie convince her to dress more warmly -- and cover up her figure.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. "With this miraculous machine..."
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. The Cat Woman
    Josie
  3. 2. The Smart Machine
    Josie and the Pussycats
  4. 3. Getting Warmer
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Dear Josie
    Josie
  6. 5. I Remember Melody
    Josie
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