(August 1963)

Archie, 1963 Series
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Volume
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why, they act like a bunch of high school kids!
Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; George Fury

Footlight Follies (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Sock; George Fury; Daisy Divine
Synopsis
A handsome drama instructor comes to Josie's high school to direct the school play. All the girls sign up, but the boys aren't interested in being in a musical -- until they get a look at the director's assistant.
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Indexer Notes

Part one of a four-part story.

Script identifiable as Frank Doyle by his style and DeCarlo's statement that Doyle did "all the writing" for the early Josie comics.

The Bright Side (Table of Contents: 2)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Sock; George Fury; Daisy Divine
Synopsis
The girls and the boys all agree to be in the play, but their ineptitude drives George and Daisy up the wall.
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Indexer Notes

Part two of a four-part story.

Show Biz Blues (Table of Contents: 3)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Sock; George Fury; Daisy Divine; Mr. Tuttle
Synopsis
The rehearsals for the play get worse and worse, until George is convinced that it will destroy his career. Mr. Tuttle reassures him that "you can always change your name and go into another line of work."
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Indexer Notes

Part three of a four-part story.

Gene Pitney, Man of Music (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
music

Scents-ible (Table of Contents: 5)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
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It's Curtain Time (Table of Contents: 6)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Sock; George Fury; Daisy Divine; Josie's dad; Josie's mom
Synopsis
Convinced that the play is a disaster, George tries to run away on opening night, but Josie, Pepper and Sock force him to wait backstage.
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Indexer Notes

Conclusion of a four-part story.

One of the few times we ever see Josie's mother (though she doesn't speak).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Why, they act like a bunch of high school kids!"]
    Josie
  2. 1. Footlight Follies
    Josie
  3. 2. The Bright Side
    Josie
  4. 3. Show Biz Blues
    Josie
  5. 4. Gene Pitney, Man of Music
  6. 5. Scents-ible
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. It's Curtain Time
    Josie
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