Josie #30
(October 1967)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
seven times a year: February, April, June, August, September, October, December
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll treasure any doll Albert wins for me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III

Indexer Notes

Cover credit: "By Dan n' Dick" (creator Dan DeCarlo and editor Richard Goldwater)

Royal Flush (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look and admire, but don't touch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot II
Synopsis
Alex arrives at the beach in a crown and regal robe, and tries to literally declare himself king of the beach.

Dear Josie (Table of Contents: 2)

Josie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eda Edwards [as Josie]
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Characters
Josie
Synopsis
Readers have problems; Josie has solutions.

Marooned (Table of Contents: 3)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sob! Girls, we're lost!! Lost in this impenetrable fog!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper
Synopsis
Josie, Melody and Pepper go boating, get lost in the fog, and are washed up on an island where they try to help the only man they find living there.

Indexer Notes

A partial reworking of the premise of an earlier Betty and Veronica story by Doyle and DeCarlo.

Poolside Patter (Table of Contents: 4)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Josie-darling! I forgot to tell you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
When Josie is at the Cabots' pool, it's like an obstacle course because Alexandra is constantly trying to sabotage her and get Albert. Finally Josie has had enough and does some violence to Alexandra.

Dear Josie (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eda Edwards [as Josie]
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Characters
Josie
Synopsis
Still more advice to readers from Josie.

Stop, Look and -- (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry, Greg! I can't come out to play. I'm being punished!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Merry Holliday
Synopsis
The word "look" has gotten Li'l Jinx in trouble.
Reprints

The Heart Specialist (Table of Contents: 7)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Socrates! You look so sad!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Sock
Synopsis
Sock is in despair because he still loves Pepper and she doesn't seem interested in him. The girls tell him that Pepper really likes him and he should be himself, but Albert convinces him that he needs to be romantic and poetic.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'll treasure any doll Albert wins for me!"]
    Josie
  2. 1. Royal Flush
    Josie
  3. 2. Dear Josie
    Josie
  4. 3. Marooned
    Josie
  5. 4. Poolside Patter
    Josie
  6. 5. Dear Josie
    Josie
  7. 6. Stop, Look and --
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. The Heart Specialist
    Josie
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