(August 1983)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
0271000697308
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

"Josie and the Pussycats," which had been canceled the year before, becomes one of the titles revived on a rotating basis under the "Archie Giant Series" banner.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's go take pictures of the scenery!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie

The Solitude Seekers (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie
Synopsis
The weary Pussycats try to find a spot on the beach where they can be free from male attention, until they face competition from gorgeous bikini-clad triplets.
Reprints

Feat Beat (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie breaks a world record by eating a sandwich.

Engine Failure (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Alexander Cabot III; Alan M.
Synopsis
Using terms he learned from a car manual, Alex tries to speak with authority about the features of his car. Alan M. retaliates by making up a bunch of nonsense words and convincing Alex that they're features the manual didn't mention.
Reprints

Sleepy-Time Gal (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Melody; Valerie
Synopsis
The girls try out a water bed at a store, and Melody enjoys it a little too much, to the delight of the male customers.

The Early Bird Gets the Worm (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
When Alexandra discovers that Alan M. and Josie get up at 6 a.m. every day to jog together, she tells Alex that they, too, must get up early to jog if they want to keep an eye on those two.
Reprints
Keywords
jogging

Indexer Notes

In the splash panel, Alexandra is wearing a very '80s "Valley" outfit submitted by a reader.

Josie reverts to her original last name of "Jones" in this story.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Let's go take pictures of the scenery!"]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. The Solitude Seekers
    Josie and the Pussycats
  3. 2. Feat Beat
    Archie
  4. 3. Engine Failure
    Josie
  5. 4. Sleepy-Time Gal
    Josie
  6. 5. The Early Bird Gets the Worm
    Josie
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