(September 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

The Ghost of Dark Valley Manor (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:
humor; detective-mystery; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie

The Hostess With the Mostess (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Alexandra is upset that the Pussycats are going to play at a clambake on a public beach instead of accepting her offer to play at her own beach. When the clambake is rained out, she tries to get revenge by inviting everyone over to the Cabots' private island and leaving them stranded there.

Indexer Notes

This story tries out bikini-style costumes for the Pussycats, with the same pattern as usual but even less material.

Dear Josie (Table of Contents)

Josie / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Josie
Synopsis:
Readers need help from Josie on dealing with love and friendship.

Say It Right (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Ghost of Dark Valley Manor (Table of Contents)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
The Pussycats reluctantly agree to rehearse in an old house that has a reputation for being haunted. They encounter spooky noises, falling objects, and finally, an axe-wielding maniac.
Reprints:

Generation Rap! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx says that grown-ups only just discovered the moon isn't made of green cheese.

Indexer Notes

This strip ends with a footnote explaining that the punchline is a reference to the 1969 moon landing.

Gamblin' Woman (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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexandra Cabot; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Janie Jackson
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead meet the Pussycats on the beach and ask for their help: they've found a little lost girl and can't find out who she is because she refuses to talk to anyone. Melody, of all people, is the one who understands child psychology enough to get the girl to talk.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Ghost of Dark Valley Manor
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. The Hostess With the Mostess
    Josie
  3. 2. Dear Josie
    Josie
  4. 3. Say It Right
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. The Ghost of Dark Valley Manor
    Josie and the Pussycats
  6. 5. Generation Rap!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Gamblin' Woman
    Josie
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