(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
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

[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

"Hello again! This is your friendly editor..." (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

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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