Archie Giant Series Magazine #584 [Regular Edition]
(September 1988)

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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Thirteen Times Per Year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
076956145263 09
Editing
Victor Gorelick(editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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

This issue has variants.

One of three issues to be published with September cover dates.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Josie, look at those great waves!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Josie McCoy
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Cat at the Crossroads (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb; Bill Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Melody Valentine (Melody Jones in this story); Valerie Brown (Valerie Smith in this story); Josie McCoy (Josie James in this story); Alexandra Cabot; Mr. James; Mrs. James; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Josie has a crisis of confidence and retires from the band.
Reprints
Keywords
music

Jungle Bungle (Table of Contents: 2)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Alexandra Cabot; Valerie; Josie; Melody; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alex opens a new clothing store called "Jungle Bungle" and asks the Pussycats to act as guest sales clerks as an opening day stunt.
Reprints
Keywords
music

Let's Do the FruitSlush Mush! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Archies; FruitSlush / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Dear Josie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have a sister
Characters
Josie McCoy

Indexer Notes

Advice column.

Fashion Fumble (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Melody; Valerie; Josie; Alexandra Cabot: Alan M.; Mr. Cabot; Andy; Sebastian (cameo)
Synopsis
Alexandra plots to humiliate Josie and her friends by inviting them to a pool party and then giving them antique swimsuits from the twenties to wear.
Reprints

A Public Service Message From Archie Comics (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
AIDS awareness
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Josie, look at those great waves!"]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. Cat at the Crossroads
    Josie and the Pussycats
  3. 2. Jungle Bungle
    Josie and the Pussycats
  4. 3. Let's Do the FruitSlush Mush!
    The Archies; FruitSlush
  5. 4. ["I have a sister"]
    Dear Josie
  6. 5. Fashion Fumble
    Josie
  7. 6. A Public Service Message From Archie Comics
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