This issue has variants.
The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.
This story is a continuation of the first story.
STATEMENT REQUIRED BY THE ACT OF AUGUST 24. 1912, AS AMENDED BY THE ACTS OF MARCH 3. 1933. JULY 2, 1946 AND JUNE 11, 1960 (74 STAT. 208) SHOWING THE OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND CIRCULATION OF ARCHIE'S PALS 'N' GALS, published Quartely at Sparta, Ill, for October 1, 1962.
1. The names and addresses of the publisher, editor, managing editor, and business managers are:
Publisher, Louis H. Silberkleit, 241 Church Street, New York 13. N.Y.
Editor. John L. Goldwater, 241 Church Street, New York 13. N.Y.
Managing editor, Richard H. Goldwater. 241 Church St., New York 13, N.Y.
Business manager, Maurice Coyne, 241 Church Street, New York 13, N.Y.
5. The average number of copies of each issue of this publication sold or distributed, through the mails or otherwise, to paid subscribers during the 12 months preceding the date shown above was: (This in-formation is required by the act of June 11, 1960 to be included in all statements regardless of frequency of issue) 250,851
Some sources claim this is the first "Josie" story. However, according to copyright records, She's Josie #1 (February 1963) was published on December 10, 1962, one week before Archie's Pals and Gals #23 came out.