(August 1971)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant 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

["Health nuts! That's what they are!"] (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 redrawn version of the splash page of the story "Fitness Report," with other characters (including Josie) added.

Time On My Hands (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor; adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alan M.; Professor Transistor
Synopsis:
Alex and Alexandra accidentally send themselves back to prehistoric times in Professor Transistor's time machine. The others follow them back in time to rescue them.

Indexer Notes

A crossover with the "Archie's Mad House" character of Professor Transistor.

Dig That! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday

Fitness Report (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:
Melody; Valerie
Synopsis:
Melody unwittingly gets the boys over-excited when she does calisthenics at the beach. Valerie tries to protect her from them, while the boys try to take Valerie out of commission so they can get to Melody.

Dear Josie (Table of Contents)

Josie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eda Edwards [as Josie]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Synopsis:
Josie gives advice to readers.

Think Jinx (Table of Contents)

Josie and the Pussycats with the Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Valerie; Melody; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
When Valerie and Melody come to the Chok'lit Shoppe to ask the Archies to play on a Pussycats record, Reggie is so smitten with Melody that he doesn't mind all the accidents she causes him to have.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #235, writing is credited to Frank Doyle.

Two of a Kind (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 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; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alan M.
Synopsis:
Alex and Alexandra have a fight at their pool party. Then they fight over whose party it actually is, and who should leave. When their friends decline to take sides, the Cabots side with each other and kick everyone else out.

Puzzles (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

["Josie seems to be getting taller"] (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Josie's dad; Josie's mom
Synopsis:
Josie's dad thinks her legs are getting longer.
Reprints:

The Early Worm Gets the Bird (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 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.; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The Pussycats and Archie Andrews go to the beach early in the morning, to enjoy it when there are no people there. But the peace is shattered by Alan M.'s malfunctioning motorcycle.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Health nuts! That's what they are!"]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. Time On My Hands
    Josie
  3. 2. Dig That!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Fitness Report
    Josie
  5. 4. Dear Josie
    Josie
  6. 5. Think Jinx
    Josie and the Pussycats with the Archies
  7. 6. Two of a Kind
    Josie
  8. 7. Puzzles
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Josie seems to be getting taller"]
    Josie
  10. 9. The Early Worm Gets the Bird
    Josie
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