(June 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

["I Had These Special Candles Made"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alexandra Cabot; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Alexandra has candles special made as busts of herself.

Ignorance Is Bliss (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; Melody Valentine; Alan Mayberry; Alexandra Cabot; Alex Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Josie and Valerie convince Alex that he's better off with Melody being a blissful ditz.

Dreams (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Alan Mayberry; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Josie and Alan try to have some private time together, but as usual Alexandra horns in.

Conversation Observation (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; Gigi; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx and Gigi spend a very silent afternoon together.

The Mean Little Kid (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; unidentified kid
Synopsis:
Josie and Valerie surreptitiously pair up an abandoned puppy and a self-professed "mean kid" to see what will happen.

Lady In Distress (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; Alex Cabot; Suzie Belle Betty Jo; Valerie Brown; Mr. Cabot; Melody Valentine
Synopsis:
Alex takes in a young woman claiming to be the victim of a robbery.

Terror In The Park (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; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Mr. Milksop
Synopsis:
While cutting through the park on the way home from seeing a movie, the girls fear they are being followed by someone who means them harm.
Reprints:

["I Have A Terrible Problem"] (Table of Contents)

Dear 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 McCoy
Synopsis:
"Josie" answers reader letters.

The Unworthy (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; Alexandra Cabot; Alex Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
At Alex's suggestion, Alexandra runs a bluff on Alan to make him think he's indebted to her.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I Had These Special Candles Made"]
    Josie And The Pussycats
  2. 1. Ignorance Is Bliss
    Josie
  3. 2. Dreams
    Josie
  4. 3. Conversation Observation
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. The Mean Little Kid
    Josie
  6. 5. Lady In Distress
    Josie
  7. 6. Terror In The Park
    Josie
  8. 7. ["I Have A Terrible Problem"]
    Dear Josie
  9. 8. The Unworthy
    Josie
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