(October 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
Format:
Standard Silver Age U.S. size, Later Standard Modern U.S. size; Full Color; Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched; Was On-Going Series

Voodoo Swamp (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; Alan M.

Up Up and Away!! (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:
adventure; humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
Alex arranges for the Pussycats to take a balloon ride as a promotional stunt, but Melody accidentally releases the balloon before the balloonist shows up to steer them. After the guys try to get them down, the girls crash-land near a small town where a crook is holed up in a building after stealing the priceless bowl owned by Lady Petalon Rose -- known as the "Rose Bowl." The Pussycats lure him out with their music, but it takes Valerie's afro to protect the valuable bowl from being broken.
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Pet Fret! (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; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx annoys her counselor at Camp Wot-a-Ruckus.

Queen of the Kitchen! (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Mrs. Kindly
Synopsis:
Josie and Valerie help an old woman who feels useless after being forcibly retired from her job as a chef.
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The Power of Suggestion (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
Alex hatches a plan to convince the girls that he's just as strong as Alan M., and pays Alan to go along with it.

Don't Remind Me (Table of Contents)

Melody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie
Synopsis:
Melody doesn't like being accused of forgetfulness.

Lights Out! (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; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx continues making mild mischief at Camp Wot-a-Ruckus.

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:
More great advice from Josie to her not-so-bright readers.

A Pollution Solution (Table of Contents)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
The girls like being out in the fresh country air, but Alex doesn't.

My Old Flame (Table of Contents)

Teach-In / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; non-fiction; teen
Characters:
Melody; Valerie
Synopsis:
Valerie tells Melody how fire is created. Though it turns out Melody's very presence can make a man burst into flame.

Voodoo Swamp! (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:
occult; horror-suspense; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.
Synopsis:
On the way to a gig at Spanish Joe's Roadhouse in the bayou country, the Pussycats get stuck in a swamp, and Josie falls under a spell cast by an eerie old "Conjur Woman." But is the Conjur Woman using her power for good or evil?
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Indexer Notes

The first of a series of horror/occult stories that appeared in this title, part of Archie Comics' short-lived attempt to move back into horror comics after that market started to come back.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Voodoo Swamp
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. Up Up and Away!!
    Josie
  3. 2. Pet Fret!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Queen of the Kitchen!
    Josie
  5. 4. The Power of Suggestion
    Josie
  6. 5. Don't Remind Me
    Melody
  7. 6. Lights Out!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Dear Josie
    Josie
  9. 8. A Pollution Solution
    Josie and the Pussycats
  10. 9. My Old Flame
    Teach-In
  11. 10. Voodoo Swamp!
    Josie
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