(February 1973)

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)
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

"What Can We Do?" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alan Mayberry; Josie McCoy; The Swamp Mist Monster
Synopsis:
Valerie, Alan and Josie cower behind a bush, watching Melody struggle to escape both a clutching mud bog and a shambling, headless monster stalking her.

Breath Of Evil (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Prof. Cruelpuss
Synopsis:
Josie finds a pendant on the street. The pendant draws cruel and vicious feelings to the surface of anyone who wears it.

["The Archies Meet The Archies"] (Table of Contents)

Archie; Welch's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The Archies promote Welch's Grape Jelly in special jars decorated with pictures of the group.

Knights Must Fall (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Alex Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Alan and Alex agree to fight a duel over Josie's hand, but they can't agree on how to fight it.

The Archie Doll (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the Archie plush doll.

Off To A Good Start ... (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Alexandra Cabot; Alex Cabot; Gwendolyn
Synopsis:
Alexandra tries to use her witchcraft to get Josie out of the way so she can move in on Alan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit changed based on the credits printed in the reprint of this story in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #229.

["It's A Three-Mendous Offer"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Woodrow Wilkin; Melody Valentine

Indexer Notes

Subscription solicitation for That Wilkin Boy, Josie & The Pussycats and Sabrina The Teenage Witch.

True And False (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; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx and Greg compare new teeth.

Pretty Tricky (Table of Contents)

Josie And The Pussycats / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Alexandra Cabot; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis:
Alexandra spots Alan on one knee and thinks he's proposing.

The Swamp Mist Monster (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:
teen
Characters:
Melody Valentine; Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Melody chases her pet bird (named "Bird") into One-Way Swamp, and the others chase after her. In the Swamp, she encounters a bog of quicksand and they encounter a hulking, headless monster.

["There's A Boy I Like"] (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.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. "What Can We Do?"
    Josie And The Pussycats
  2. 1. Breath Of Evil
    Josie
  3. 2. ["The Archies Meet The Archies"]
    Archie; Welch's
  4. 3. Knights Must Fall
    Josie
  5. 4. The Archie Doll
  6. 5. Off To A Good Start ...
    Josie
  7. 6. ["It's A Three-Mendous Offer"]
  8. 7. True And False
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Pretty Tricky
    Josie And The Pussycats
  10. 9. The Swamp Mist Monster
    Josie And The Pussycats
  11. 10. ["There's A Boy I Like"]
    Dear Josie
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