(August 1977)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.35 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 and the Pussycats / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you bring along a pocket stove?
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.
Keywords
hiking

It Takes Two to Tumble (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
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Josie learns from Alexandra that Alan M. has "fallen head over heels" for a cute blonde waitress. She tries to find Valerie to find out of the rumor is true, but instead finds Melody, and asking Melody about anything is a trial.
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Way Out! (Table of Contents: 2)

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; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx can't get her kite down because it's too windy.

Skin Game (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Valerie; Alexandra Cabot; Alexander Cabot II
Synopsis
Alexandra insists on wearing fur coats, much to the disapproval of Mr. Cabot and Josie. Josie and Valerie come up with a way to get Alexandra to voluntarily switch to synthetic fur.
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Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #236, inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Melody / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Melody -- This chili is cold!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Melody; Josie; Alan M.
Reprints

Sniff Whiff (Table of Contents: 5)

Melody / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Melody; Alan M.; Josie
Synopsis
Melody takes up painting.
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Grid Kid (Table of Contents: 6)

Melody / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Melody; Tommy
Synopsis
A boy teaches Melody how to play football.
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Signs Out Puzzle (Table of Contents: 7)

Josie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Josie
Synopsis
An astrology-related puzzle.
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Forgotten Melody (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Melody; Josie; Valerie; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Melody mangles a few more old sayings, but disagrees when Valerie says she's "incomprehensible."
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Dear Josie (Table of Contents: 9)

Josie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Josie
Synopsis
Josie responds to reader mail.

Story Line (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Alan M.; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
After Alex has his novel published through a vanity printing press, he decides to try and sell the movie rights to a Hollywood studio.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Did you bring along a pocket stove?"]
    Josie and the Pussycats
  2. 1. It Takes Two to Tumble
    Josie
  3. 2. Way Out!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Skin Game
    Josie
  5. 4. ["Melody -- This chili is cold!"]
    Melody
  6. 5. Sniff Whiff
    Melody
  7. 6. Grid Kid
    Melody
  8. 7. Signs Out Puzzle
    Josie
  9. 8. Forgotten Melody
    Josie
  10. 9. Dear Josie
    Josie
  11. 10. Story Line
    Josie
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