(August 1971)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Health nuts! That's what they are!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie

Indexer Notes

A redrawn version of the splash page of the story "Fitness Report," with other characters (including Josie) added.

Time on My Hands (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alan M.; Professor Transistor
Synopsis
Alex and Alexandra accidentally send themselves back to prehistoric times in Professor Transistor's time machine. The others follow them back in time to rescue them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A crossover with the "Archie's Mad House" character of Professor Transistor.

Dig That! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

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

Fitness Report (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Melody; Valerie
Synopsis
Melody unwittingly gets the boys over-excited when she does calisthenics at the beach. Valerie tries to protect her from them, while the boys try to take Valerie out of commission so they can get to Melody.

[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
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Synopsis
Josie gives advice to readers.

Think Jinx (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie and the Pussycats with the Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Valerie; Melody; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When Valerie and Melody come to the Chok'lit Shoppe to ask the Archies to play on a Pussycats record, Reggie is so smitten with Melody that he doesn't mind all the accidents she causes him to have.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #235, writing is credited to Frank Doyle.

Two of a Kind (Table of Contents: 6)

Josie / comic story / 5 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; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alan M.
Synopsis
Alex and Alexandra have a fight at their pool party. Then they fight over whose party it actually is, and who should leave. When their friends decline to take sides, the Cabots side with each other and kick everyone else out.

Puzzles (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Josie seems to be getting taller
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Josie's dad; Josie's mom
Synopsis
Josie's dad thinks her legs are getting longer.
Reprints

The Early Worm Gets the Bird (Table of Contents: 9)

Josie / comic story / 5 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.; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The Pussycats and Archie Andrews go to the beach early in the morning, to enjoy it when there are no people there. But the peace is shattered by Alan M.'s malfunctioning motorcycle.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Health nuts! That's what they are!"]
    Josie
  2. 1. Time on My Hands
    Josie
  3. 2. Dig That!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Fitness Report
    Josie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dear Josie
  6. 5. Think Jinx
    Josie and the Pussycats with the Archies
  7. 6. Two of a Kind
    Josie
  8. 7. Puzzles
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Josie seems to be getting taller"]
    Josie
  10. 9. The Early Worm Gets the Bird
    Josie
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