(June 1973)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
seven times per year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I had these special candles made
Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alexandra Cabot; Alan Mayberry; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
Alexandra has candles special made as busts of herself.

Ignorance Is Bliss (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Alan Mayberry; Alexandra Cabot; Alex Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
Josie and Valerie convince Alex that he's better off with Melody being a blissful ditz.

Dreams (Table of Contents: 2)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Alan Mayberry; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Josie and Alan try to have some private time together, but as usual Alexandra horns in.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #260.

Conversation Observation (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx and Gigi spend a very silent afternoon together.
Reprints

The Mean Little Kid (Table of Contents: 4)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; unidentified kid
Synopsis
Josie and Valerie surreptitiously pair up an abandoned puppy and a self-professed "mean kid" to see what will happen.

Lady In Distress (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alex Cabot; Suzie Belle Betty Jo; Valerie Brown; Mr. Cabot; Melody Valentine
Synopsis
Alex takes in a young woman claiming to be the victim of a robbery.
Reprints

Terror In the Park (Table of Contents: 6)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine; Mr. Milksop
Synopsis
While cutting through the park on the way home from seeing a movie, the girls fear they are being followed by someone who means them harm.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dear Josie / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eda Edwards [as Josie]
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have a terrible problem
Characters
Josie McCoy
Synopsis
"Josie" answers reader letters.

The Unworthy (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Alexandra Cabot; Alex Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
At Alex's suggestion, Alexandra runs a bluff on Alan to make him think he's indebted to her.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I had these special candles made"]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. Ignorance Is Bliss
    Josie
  3. 2. Dreams
    Josie
  4. 3. Conversation Observation
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. The Mean Little Kid
    Josie
  6. 5. Lady In Distress
    Josie
  7. 6. Terror In the Park
    Josie
  8. 7. ["I have a terrible problem"]
    Dear Josie
  9. 8. The Unworthy
    Josie
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