(June 1976)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
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 Series [vertical]
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How come you're painting a bicentennial mural, melody?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Alan M. Mayberry; Josie McCoy; Valerie Smith; Melody Valentine
Keywords
America; bicentennial; flag; George Washington; independence day; July 4th; paint; paintbrush; painting; United States flag

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Universal Bodybuilding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Two is a Crowd (Table of Contents: 2)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man! It's been a long time, Josie! A lo-o-ong time since we've had a real date, all by ourselves!
Feature Logo
Josie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Valerie Smith; Melody Valentine]; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alan M. Mayberry
Synopsis
Josie and Alan M. hope to go on a private date together and have some alone time. They end up running into all their friends every place they go.
Reprints
Keywords
ice cream sundae; kiss; movie theatre; popcorn

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (2011 series) #276.
Indicia at bottom of first page.

Hopping Mad (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Take Ten! (Table of Contents: 4)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy! Can I help?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hap Holliday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's father wants her to pick up her toys for 10 minutes.

Know No (Table of Contents: 5)

Charley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come, class! Does anyone know Washington's farewell address?
Feature Logo
Fat Charley
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx; teacher
Synopsis
Charley answers the question to Washington's farewell address.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

ICS / International Correspondence Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cold Snap (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whooeee! I certainly picked one cold day to meet Alan M. on a street corner!
Feature Logo
Josie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Alan M. Mayberry; Josie McCoy; cute boy in store; tailor
Synopsis
Alan M. is going to meet Josie for a date and his pants rip while he's shopping. He has a tailor fix them but it's taking too long. He calls the store to let Josie know he can't make it. The guy answering the phone at the shop where Alan M. was supposed to meet Josie decides to go on a date with Josie himself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Madison House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Birth of the Blues (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Melody! Look at the piece of paper tacked way up on that tree! It looks like a note of some sort!
Feature Logo
Josie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III; Alan M. Mayberry; Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine
Synopsis
Someone is shooting people with suction darts covered in blue paint.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #275.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

New American Physique / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Engravaplates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Dear Josie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eda Edwards (credited as Josie)
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am 14, well-built and attractive, but I just can't seem to find the right boy for me.
Characters
Valerie Brown; Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from C.C. (Montreal, Canada), D.B. (Holly, Mich.) and P.C. (Los Angeles, Calif.).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Laugh Comics Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Family Bazaar Life-Size Hero Pin-Ups / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 17)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alex! You let your hair grow!! After holding back all this time, you finally broke down!
Feature Logo
Josie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III; Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine
Synopsis
Alex Cabot is growing his hair out. His long hair gets caught in a door and a fan and he decides to get it cut. He ends up bald and has to wear a wig.
Reprints

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Canyon House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Canyon House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Upholstery and Decorating School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Super Values / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["How come you're painting a bicentennial mural, melody?"]
    Josie
  2. 1. ["Impossible? Not for the super bodybuilding system!"]
    Universal Bodybuilding
  3. 2. Two is a Crowd
    Josie
  4. 3. Hopping Mad
    Archie; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. Take Ten!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Know No
    Charley
  7. 6. ["There must be a better way to earn a living..."]
    ICS / International Correspondence Schools
  8. 7. ["Throw your voice"]
    Honor House Products
  9. 8. Cold Snap
    Josie
  10. 9. ["Special introductory offer!"]
    Madison House
  11. 10. Birth of the Blues
    Josie
  12. 11. ["The world famous New American Physique chest developer"]
    New American Physique
  13. 12. ["Make excellent extra cash no real 'selling' just show this sample we give you free!"]
    Engravaplates
  14. 13. ["I am 14, well-built and attractive, but I just can't seem to find the right boy for me."]
    Dear Josie
  15. 14. ["It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No. 5"]
    Laugh Comics Digest
  16. 15. ["Pick a winner every time!"]
    Archie Comics
  17. 16. ["Presenting: life-size hero pin-ups"]
    Family Bazaar Life-Size Hero Pin-Ups
  18. 17. Hair Today Gone Tomorrow
    Josie
  19. 18. ["Go stick crazy"]
    Canyon House
  20. 19. ["6 free patches"]
    Canyon House
  21. 20. ["You can earn yourself a lifetime income bring old furniture back to life!"]
    Upholstery and Decorating School
  22. 21. ["Amazing $1 offer"]
    Super Values
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