(December 1970)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
published seven times a year, in 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; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Josie and the Pussycats / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The establishment looks on us as kooks, freaks, clowns, weirdos
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Josie's dad

Indexer Notes

Re-drawn version of the splash page from the story "Back to Nature."

Contact (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Melody says that Josie and Alex are "stuck on" each other, and she means it literally: she spilled some incredibly adhesive glue on them. Then Melody throws the bottle of glue away, and Alan M.'s motorcycle gets stuck on it.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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
Relationship advice from Josie to her readers.

Indexer Notes

Letters from K.N., M.A., G.M.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't see why I didn't get the part to serenade Josie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Mr. Tuttle
Synopsis
Alan M. and Josie rehearse for the school play.
Reprints

Campus Cut Up (Table of Contents: 4)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; J. Worthington Sleazey; Professor Mealy
Synopsis
The Pussycats visit a university which is falling apart and is about to be condemned by a building inspector. But Valerie discovers that the inspector is actually the one sabotaging the building.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Alex's Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alex! Come inside!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Alexander Cabot III; Gypsy Joe
Synopsis
A gypsy offers to sell Alex some old clothes.

Late Show! (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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Reprints

Back to Nature (Table of Contents: 7)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Josie's dad
Synopsis
Alex and Alexandra decide to start a commune, an idea Josie and her friends are enthusiastic about. But the Cabot idea of an un-materialistic, nature-loving lifestyle isn't quite the same at the others'.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The establishment looks on us as kooks, freaks, clowns, weirdos"]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. Contact
    Josie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Dear Josie
  4. 3. ["I can't see why I didn't get the part to serenade Josie"]
    Josie Pin Up
  5. 4. Campus Cut Up
    Josie
  6. 5. ["Alex! Come inside!"]
    Alex's Pin Up
  7. 6. Late Show!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Back to Nature
    Josie
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