(December 1971)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
7 times a year
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

Palm Trees and Pussycats (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III

Palm Trees and Pussycats (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Caught in a tropical storm on a trip to Florida, the Pussycats take shelter in an abandoned beach house, where a spy mistakes them for his contacts and gives them a book containing U.S. military secrets.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aunt Josie, --- what’s the color of the sky?
Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Suzy
Synopsis
Josie's niece asks her what color the sky is.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Suzy's coloring book reads "by Dan DeCarlo."

That Takes the Cake (Table of Contents: 3)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alexandra hints that she'd like something for her birthday.
Reprints

Buckle Up! (Table of Contents: 4)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Reprints

The Blue Notes (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Archie Andrews; Georgie
Synopsis
Using a trick she learned from guitar playing, Valerie inflicts physical pain on a boy who comes on too strong. Angry at being beaten up by a girl, Georgie tries to veto the selection of the Pussycats for a dance and hire the Archies instead.
Reprints

Sing a Song of Sixpence (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II; Alexandra Cabot; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Alex meets Veronica Lodge, who is even snobbier and wealthier than he is. Determined to prove that no one can out-snob a Cabot, Alex hires the Pussycats to accompany him in a sarcastic serenade outside the Lodge mansion.
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Indexer Notes

Alex's serenade quotes from the lyrics of the Jerome Kern standard "Lovely To Look At."

Dear Josie (Table of Contents: 7)

Josie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Josie
Synopsis
Josie answers reader mail.

Animal Trainer (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
In yet another Josie/Archie crossover, Melody tries to train Hot Dog.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Palm Trees and Pussycats
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. Palm Trees and Pussycats
    Josie and the Pussycats
  3. 2. ["Aunt Josie, --- what’s the color of the sky?"]
    Josie Pin-Up
  4. 3. That Takes the Cake
    Josie and the Pussycats
  5. 4. Buckle Up!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Blue Notes
    Josie and the Pussycats
  7. 6. Sing a Song of Sixpence
    Josie and the Pussycats
  8. 7. Dear Josie
    Josie
  9. 8. Animal Trainer
    Josie
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