(February 1977)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
?
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Josie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Opportunity is at your door!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III; Melody's mother
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Up Periscope (Table of Contents: 1)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Melody is being spied on everywhere she goes by a guy hiding in the bushes with a periscope. It turns out to be a little boy who's so bewitched by Melody's beauty that he has to see her all the time. Melody is flattered by the attention and gives the little peeping Tom a kiss, which literally sends him into the air.

Treasure Hunt Race (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Archie; Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

One for the Record (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

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

Sacrifice Fly (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Josie; Alan M.; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Alan believes that Josie will eventually be unable to resist Alex and the lure of his wealth, and Valerie starts to agree. So Valerie offers to sacrifice herself for her friend by enjoying Alex's wealth in place of Josie.
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Just Plumb Scary (Table of Contents: 5)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III; Alexander Cabot II
Synopsis
When Alan M. creates a sculpture out of junk, Alex tries to outdo him by creating an even better work of art out of old metal.
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Dear Josie (Table of Contents: 6)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Josie
Synopsis
Letters from readers, with advice from Josie.

Skin Game (Table of Contents: 7)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot II
Synopsis
Unable to understand the concept of fake fur, Melody accuses Josie and Alexandra of killing endangered species like "orlons, dynels and nylons" to make their furs. Melody goes to Mr. Cabot and makes a plea for the right of synthetic animals to live.
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Indexer Notes

An example of how Archie comics weren't too concerned about continuity: Alexandra wears fake fur in this story, but the story where she switches from real to fake fur appeared in the next issue (# 95).

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Opportunity is at your door!"]
    Josie
  2. 1. Up Periscope
    Josie
  3. 2. Treasure Hunt Race
    Archie; Twinkies
  4. 3. One for the Record
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Sacrifice Fly
    Josie
  6. 5. Just Plumb Scary
    Josie
  7. 6. Dear Josie
  8. 7. Skin Game
    Josie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mazzella
  • Karl Wilcox
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