(February 1974)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
7 times a year in Feb., April, June, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
?
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

"I love coming here, girls! This is my favorite ice cream parlor!" (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Valerie, Melody, Josie
Keywords
counter; ice cream; parlor

The Brush Off (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Alex Cabot III; Alex Cabot II; Alan M
Synopsis
Alex's father hires Alan M to paint the walls of a room in his house. Alex fires him and his father makes him paint the wall for free.
Reprints
Keywords
paint; painting

Indexer Notes

possibly reprinted in Laugh Comics Digest #100 (April 1992).

Puddle Muddle (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's father
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx gets a new pair of boots so she doesn't ruin her shoes by jumping in puddles.
Reprints

Friends to the End (Table of Contents: 3)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Melody is worried that Alexandra won't loan her money for a new outfit for the big dance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #269.

What's in a Name (Table of Contents: 4)

Josie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Alexandra; Alan M; Josie (cameo); Valerie (cameo)
Synopsis
Alexandra is pining for Alan M. and has written his name all over her school book.

It's Amazing (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Alexandra Cabot; Alan M.; Valerie; Alexander Cabot; Bozo (Alan's neighbor's dog)
Synopsis
Alexandra tries using a love potion on Alan M and a dog ends up falling in love with her instead.
Reprints

Three Little Maidens (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
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M
Synopsis
The narrator explains the differences between the three girls.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

References the song "United We Stand" by Brotherhood of Man.

Ski and See (Table of Contents: 7)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Alexandra Cabot; ski instructor
Synopsis
Alexandra gets a winter tan to impress the professional skiers.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

Alexandra's skin is colored grey.

Writer and inker credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #266.

Dear Josie (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Stop the Music (Table of Contents: 9)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
The Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Valerie Smith; Melody Valentine]; Alexander Cabot III; Alan M.
Synopsis
Alex gives directions to Alan M to the drink stand using beautiful girl landmarks. The Pussycats play a gig.
Keywords
bar; gig; girl band; girl group; mosh pit; music
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. "I love coming here, girls! This is my favorite ice cream parlor!"
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. The Brush Off
    Josie
  3. 2. Puddle Muddle
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Friends to the End
    Josie
  5. 4. What's in a Name
    Josie
  6. 5. It's Amazing
    Josie
  7. 6. Three Little Maidens
    Josie
  8. 7. Ski and See
    Josie
  9. 8. Dear Josie
    Josie
  10. 9. Stop the Music
    Josie
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