(June 1972)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
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

The Hooded Horror of Haunted Hill! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
horror-suspense; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot

The Hooded Horror of Haunted Hill (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Jason
Synopsis:
The gang goes up to the Cabots' mountain retreat, where they encounter a strange hooded figure, sobbing and howling. The caretaker of the Cabots' cabin tells them that this was a prospector whose lust for gold got his wife and daughter killed a hundred years ago, and who still prowls the mountain in eternal anguish. When the gang goes to inspect an old tunnel the next day, they discover gold, and themselves fall prey to gold fever -- until the undead prospector returns to scare them away.

Oh, Promise Me! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx's dad once again threatens to spank her.

The Movement (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
Frustrated by both sexes' lack of understanding of what women's liberation really means, Valerie takes the boys aside and explains that women's lib isn't about taking over everything, it's about working side by side and helping each other. To illustrate this, Valerie asks them to imagine Alan M. being married to Josie, and refusing to let her work to help pay the bills. Eventually he'd work himself into an early grave.

Dear Josie (Table of Contents)

Josie / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Josie
Synopsis:
Josie answers reader letters.

A Clothes Call (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Josie's dad
Synopsis:
Josie's dad wants to know where the girls are going in their groovy mod threads.

Cornered! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx dreams that she causes trouble, so she sleepwalks into the corner.

Rock of Ages (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Maria; Zoltan
Synopsis:
An old gypsy woman gives Melody a magical stone. The next day, Melody has been transformed into an old hag, while the gypsy woman is young and beautiful. Melody learns that the only way to break the spell is to pass the rock, and the curse, onto another person. She decides to give it to Alex, but cannot bring herself to do it, even if it means being old and ugly forever.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Hooded Horror of Haunted Hill!
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. The Hooded Horror of Haunted Hill
    Josie
  3. 2. Oh, Promise Me!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Movement
    Josie
  5. 4. Dear Josie
    Josie
  6. 5. A Clothes Call
    Josie
  7. 6. Cornered!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Rock of Ages
    Josie
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