(September 1989)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.95 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
11 times a year: once in July and Oct., three times in Jan. and Sept., and five times in Oct.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
Victor Gorelick

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alex, how can you say we Pussycats haven't made it?
Genre
teen
Characters
Valerie; Josie; Alexander Cabot III; Melody
Keywords
advertisement; band; girl group; music; TV commercial

Indexer Notes

references Madonna as Ladonna and Rolling Stone magazine as Rolling Sand.

The 1002nd Arabian Flight (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Melody Valentine; Josie McCoy; Valerie Smith; Alex Cabot II; Alex Cabot III
Synopsis
Melody buys an invisibility cloak at a flea market and it turns out to be a flying carpet instead.
Keywords
lamp; magic carpet; pool; rug

Josie's Favorite Comics! (Table of Contents: 2)

Josie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Synopsis
word search
Reprints

Down Under in Australia part 1 and 2 (Table of Contents: 3)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Alexander Cabot III; Sneaky Sam
Synopsis
Alexander flies the Pussycats to Australia to get some swimsuit shots in the outback for a magazine spread he's arranged. But the indigenous life in Australia doesn't agree with the pampered Cabot. Sneaky Sam tries to steal Alex's film.
Reprints
Keywords
Aboriginals; Australia; beach; crocodile; flute; kangaroo; lifeguard; photo shoot; thief

Indexer Notes

References Sports Illustrated magazine as Sports Spectacular.

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

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You don't need drugs...to fit in with a group...
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
PSA against drugs.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
? (as Josie)
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

advice column; page is hand-lettered, not typeset

Bride to B Flat! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Smith; Melody Jones; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Melody overhears her parents talking about her cousin Tom asking her something and she assumes he's asking her to marry him.
Keywords
arranged marriage; wedding singer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Editor's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello again! This is your friendly editor...
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick explains the penciling step in how comics are produced.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Alex, how can you say we Pussycats haven't made it?"]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. The 1002nd Arabian Flight
    Josie and the Pussycats
  3. 2. Josie's Favorite Comics!
    Josie
  4. 3. Down Under in Australia part 1 and 2
    Josie and the Pussycats
  5. 4. ["You don't need drugs...to fit in with a group..."]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dear Josie
  7. 6. Bride to B Flat!
    Josie and the Pussycats
  8. 7. ["Hello again! This is your friendly editor..."]
    Editor's Notebook
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