(December 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

["Clyde!!! Don't tell me you're finally getting your hair cut???"] (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Clyde Didit

Indexer Notes

The credit on the cover reads "By Dan n' Dick," referring to Dan DeCarlo (creator) and Richard Goldwater (editor)

Pursuit of Happiness (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Clyde Didit; Alexandra Cabot; Count Drat
Synopsis:
Josie is chased by Clyde Didit, the Crooning Casanova. Clyde, in turn, is chased by Alexandra Cabot, who hires the world-famous hypnotist and part time office boy Count Drat to zap Clyde into loving her.

Indexer Notes

Alexandra refers to the then-upcoming moon landing ("I could offer you the moon, but it'll be full of astronauts soon").

The Comedians (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:
teen; humor
Characters:
Pepper; Sock; Josie; Melody
Synopsis:
After Sock accuses her of having no sense of humor, Pepper hits him in the face with a pie, leading to an all-out war of corny pranks.

Busy Signal (Table of Contents: 3)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Alexander Cabot III; Melody; Pepper
Synopsis:
Alex takes Josie to Lover's Lane in his spectacular car, but his romantic advances are interrupted by the ringing of the many phones in the car.

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

Dear 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:
Josie answers reader mail.

Indexer Notes

Letters from S.M., P.L., C.M.

Back Talk! (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; Greg
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx demands Greg take back what he said about her.

Trouble (Table of Contents: 6)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Dan DeCarlo
Synopsis:
Melody thinks she's a "janx" (her word for "jinx") because all the boys have accidents when she's around. Josie disagrees until her old friend Dan DeCarlo also goes ga-ga over Melody.

Indexer Notes

Josie's friend is named after, and a caricature of, the comic's artist and creator.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Clyde!!! Don't tell me you're finally getting your hair cut???"]
    Josie
  2. 1. Pursuit of Happiness
    Josie
  3. 2. The Comedians
    Josie
  4. 3. Busy Signal
    Josie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dear Josie
  6. 5. Back Talk!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Trouble
    Josie
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