(November 1963)

Archie, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
five times a year in February, May, August, October, and November
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
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's a very long ball game your friends are watching, Josie!
Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Josie's mom; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; un-named boy

Indexer Notes

No credits, but the drawing style appears to be White's.

This is the first Josie cover not drawn by Dan DeCarlo.

League Leader (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Mr. Tuttle; un-named kids
Synopsis
Melody becomes head of the school Anti-Superstition League and tries to show everyone that it's bad luck to be superstitious.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Inker and Letterer credits from the reprinting in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #44.

Josie's Fashions (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Josie
Synopsis
Josie models a bathing suit design suggested by readers.

Indexer Notes

Fashion designs by Roberto Paz and Margarita Paz, Belmore, N.Y.

Melody's Fashions (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Melody
Synopsis
Melody models a reader-designed, music-themed outfit.

Indexer Notes

Fashion designs by Joyce Karger, Scarsdale, N. Y.

Jungle Fever (Table of Contents: 4)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Josie and Pepper, clad in backpacks and short shorts, are looking for a forest so they can pass their Woodsman test for the Girl Guides. Alex takes them to a specially-built jungle in the back of his estate.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker and Letterer credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #44.

Leader of Men (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Pepper; Albert; un-named kids
Synopsis
Albert is feeling depressed because Pepper is a better athlete than he is.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker and Letterer credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #44.

Richard Chamberlain - The Talented Dr. Kildare (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Star Bright, Star Fright! (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Hap Holliday

Disaster Area (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; un-named boys
Synopsis
Melody's figure is causing all the boys to get distracted and crash into walls. So Josie and Pepper disguise her as an old woman to prevent her from causing damage.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker and Letterer credit from the reprinting in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #44.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["That's a very long ball game your friends are watching, Josie!"]
    Josie
  2. 1. League Leader
    Josie
  3. 2. Josie's Fashions
  4. 3. Melody's Fashions
  5. 4. Jungle Fever
    Josie
  6. 5. Leader of Men
    Josie
  7. 6. Richard Chamberlain - The Talented Dr. Kildare
  8. 7. Star Bright, Star Fright!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Disaster Area
    Josie
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