Josie #33
(April 1968)

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 and 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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, she smashed my heart like a hamburger patty, she tossed my love aside!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert

Indexer Notes

Recolored version of the splash page from the story "The Contract."

The "Warm Up" (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; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Sock
Synopsis
Sock is disappointed that Pepper is so unemotional towards him. Pepper says she's got to be herself -- until she starts to think that Sock is going for Melody instead. Then she ditches her glasses and tries to become the passionate woman Sock wants.
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Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo caricatures himself as the man reacting to Melody in the splash panel.

Initials on the bench in the splash panel include D.D. (Dan Decarlo), R.L. (Rudy Lapick), and R.G. (Richard Goldwater).

The "Contract" (Table of Contents: 2)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
To get Josie a swanky outfit for the Cabots' Hunt Club Ball, the girls take jobs that allow them to bring home samples of dresses, cosmetics and jewelry.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Josie Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Josie!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Albert
Synopsis
Albert introduces Josie to his hippie cousin from California.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Josie Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Albert!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Albert
Synopsis
Albert arrives in full folk-singer regalia to take Josie to the dance.
Reprints

Hip Hip Hooray (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II; Alexandra Cabot; Josie; Melody; Albert; Witherspoon
Synopsis
Over Alex's objections, his father repurposes the Hunt Club Ball as a hippie party.
Reprints

Dear Josie (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Confused readers ask Josie for dating advice.

Indexer Notes

Letters from S.W., N.S., "Angry."

Don't Quote Me (Table of Contents: 7)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert
Synopsis
Three honor students see Melody writing malapropisms on the town walls and strike up a conversation with her. Josie and Pepper fear that Melody will be unable to stop these "super-brains" from taking advantage of her.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Oh, she smashed my heart like a hamburger patty, she tossed my love aside!"]
    Josie
  2. 1. The "Warm Up"
    Josie
  3. 2. The "Contract"
    Josie
  4. 3. ["Hi, Josie!!"]
    Josie Pin-Up
  5. 4. ["Albert!!"]
    Josie Pin-Up
  6. 5. Hip Hip Hooray
    Josie
  7. 6. Dear Josie
    Josie
  8. 7. Don't Quote Me
    Josie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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