(August 1977)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Barcode:
?
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

["Did you bring along a pocket stove?"] (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:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.
Keywords:
hiking

It Takes Two To Tumble (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis:
Josie learns from Alexandra that Alan M. has "fallen head over heels" for a cute blonde waitress. She tries to find Valerie to find out of the rumor is true, but instead finds Melody, and asking Melody about anything is a trial.

Way Out! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx can't get her kite down because it's too windy.

Skin Game (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Valerie; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot II
Synopsis:
Alexandra insists on wearing fur coats, much to the disapproval of Mr. Cabot and Josie. Josie and Valerie come up with a way to get Alexandra to voluntarily switch to synthetic fur.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #236, inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

["Melody -- This chili is cold!"] (Table of Contents)

Melody / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Melody; Josie; Alan M.

Sniff Whiff (Table of Contents)

Melody / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Melody; Alan M.; Josie
Synopsis:
Melody takes up painting.
Reprints:

Grid Kid (Table of Contents)

Melody / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Melody; Tommy
Synopsis:
A boy teaches Melody how to play football.
Reprints:

Signs Out Puzzle (Table of Contents)

Josie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Josie
Synopsis:
An astrology-related puzzle.

Forgotten Melody (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Melody; Josie; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
Melody mangles a few more old sayings, but disagrees when Valerie says she's "incomprehensible."
Reprints:

Dear Josie (Table of Contents)

Josie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Josie
Synopsis:
Josie responds to reader mail.

Story Line (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
After Alex has his novel published through a vanity printing press, he decides to try and sell the movie rights to a Hollywood studio.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Did you bring along a pocket stove?"]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. It Takes Two To Tumble
    Josie
  3. 2. Way Out!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Skin Game
    Josie
  5. 4. ["Melody -- This chili is cold!"]
    Melody
  6. 5. Sniff Whiff
    Melody
  7. 6. Grid Kid
    Melody
  8. 7. Signs Out Puzzle
    Josie
  9. 8. Forgotten Melody
    Josie
  10. 9. Dear Josie
    Josie
  11. 10. Story Line
    Josie
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