(October 1972)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
seven times per year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)
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

["Ohh! We're In A Graveyard, Alan!"] (Table of Contents)

Josie And The Pussycats / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown; Alex Cabot
Synopsis:
The Pussycats seek shelter from a storm in a dark Gothic mansion.

My Brother's Keeper (Table of Contents)

Josie And The Pussycats / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense; teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown; Alex Cabot; Roderick Van Cleeve; Simon Van Cleeve
Synopsis:
The Pussycats and their crew seek shelter from a storm in a Gothic mansion owned by the mysterious Roderick Van Cleeve. But, as Melody discovers, Roderick has a secret he's willing to kill for to protect.

The Real Thing (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Alexandra Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
In an effort to get Alan to like her, Alexandra tries being nice.

Here's Health (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alex Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Alex claims he can watch Melody doing calisthenics in a tight leotard and NOT lose his cool.

["Everyone Warned Me"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Josie / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Josie McCoy
Synopsis:
"Josie" answers reader letters.

Miss Hiss (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
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Russ
Synopsis:
Jinx has problems playing baseball.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["Let Go, Ronnie!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the Archie Andrews plush doll.

A Defeated Idea (Table of Contents)

Josie And The Pussycats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
The girls' quiet afternoon at the beach is spoiled when Melody catches a splinter in her foot.

Sticking To It (Table of Contents)

Josie And The Pussycats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alexandra Cabot; Melody Valentine
Synopsis:
Alexandra invites Josie and Melody to go to a discotheque.

Footloose And Fancy (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alex Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Melody can't figure out why she's listing to the left.

Check Up (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
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Hap demands that Jinx make a dental appointment.

Lend Lease (Table of Contents)

Josie And The Pussycats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alexandria Cabot
Synopsis:
Melody is quite incensed by Alexandria's lack of generosity.

A Wealth Of Poverty (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick ?; Jon D'Agostino ? (see notes)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Josie and Valerie try to convince Alexandra to contribute to a senior citizen's home.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

The reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #217 credits inks to Jon D'Agostino while the original indexer of this issue credits the inks to Rudy Lapick.

Colorist credit confirmed by reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #217.

Letterer credit from reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #217.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Ohh! We're In A Graveyard, Alan!"]
    Josie And The Pussycats
  2. 1. My Brother's Keeper
    Josie And The Pussycats
  3. 2. The Real Thing
    Josie
  4. 3. Here's Health
    Josie
  5. 4. ["Everyone Warned Me"]
    Dear Josie
  6. 5. Miss Hiss
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. ["Let Go, Ronnie!"]
  8. 7. A Defeated Idea
    Josie And The Pussycats
  9. 8. Sticking To It
    Josie And The Pussycats
  10. 9. Footloose And Fancy
    Josie
  11. 10. Check Up
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Lend Lease
    Josie And The Pussycats
  13. 12. A Wealth Of Poverty
    Josie
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