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Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #9
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 9
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. You're The Tops (Chapter 1); The gang tries to win a trip to the 1964 New York World's Fair by collecting the most tops from Crispy Crunchy cereal boxes. A Run For Your Money (Chapter 2); Alex takes the gang to the World's Fair in his private helicopter, but he loses his wallet there and everyone spreads out looking for it. Fair Play (Chapter 3); The gang discovers that each person who found Albert's wallet has passed it on to someone else. Cereal Story (Chapter 4) starring Josie. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. A Sun Plan! humor page starring Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #13
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 13
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. The Schemers/The Dreamers; Alex pays to have Albert taken out of commission so he can make a date with Josie; To get revenge, Albert gets Alexandra to sabotage Alex's car. Now You See It/Now You Don't; Melody is offended when a boy doesn't make a pass at her, until she realizes that he can't see her without his glasses. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapchick. Slight Change Li'l Jinx humor page by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #14
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 14
    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Play Gypsy; Melody dresses up as a gypsy in preparation for a gypsy fortune telling booth at the school fair; A band of real gypsies thinks that Melody has actual fortune-telling powers and tries to abduct her. The Actress; Melody tries to distract Mr. Tuttle so he won't see the huge cake that Josie and Pepper have brought in for his anniversary party. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapchick. Here Comes Summer Fun # 34 ad, pencils by Harry Lucey. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #15
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 15

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Nightmare Valley; The gang crashes their mobile camper near a secret government test site that uses robotic monsters to simulate the potential hazards of space travel; The kids try to destroy the monsters while the U.S. army tries to prevent them from finding out about the government program. Teen Queen; Josie has been chosen junior class queen, but she's distracted from her duties by Albert, whose constant rhyming is causing Josie herself to talk in rhyme all the time. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #16
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 16
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Dig We Must; The girls see Albert burying his guitar and try to find out what's going on; It turns out that crooks stashed their loot in Albert's guitar, and now they're after him. Lend Lease; Alexandra is trying to win Albert's love by lending him all kinds of expensive things. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Friendship Li'l Jinx humor page by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #18
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 18

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo. Cold Comfort; During a particularly cold winter, Alex whisks the whole gang off to the Cabot family's desert resort; Josie and Pepper like being away from the cold, but there's one disadvantage: in warm weather, Melody doesn't need to cover up, and with Melody in bathing suits, no one's paying any attention to them. Machine Maid; Alexandra helps Albert do his homework using the Cabots' new computer. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo. Melody's Fashions filler page, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo. Teenage Shopper text article. By the Numbers: Li'l Jinx humor page by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #20
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 20

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo. Rebellion; After Josie has a fight with Albert, she and her friends decide to lead a rebellion against men; This leads to all the men in town being beaten up by women. Video Virus; Melody becomes addicted to television. The Pact; Alex and Alexandra make a pact to work together to get Josie and Albert. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo. Loose n' Found humor page by Li'l Jinx with Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #21
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 21
    • Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Sync or Swim; Deciding that it's Albert's music that attracts Josie, Alex makes a tape of Albert singing and attempts to lip-synch to it; He doesn't realize that Alexandra has added some extra sounds to the tape. Soft Sell; Melody becomes a door-to-door cosmetics saleswoman for Ravon, "the super seller for the discriminating smeller." Down Under; Josie and Albert fool Melody and Pepper into thinking Albert is buried under a sand dune. Pepper and Melody retaliate for the prank. Home is Where the Heart Is; Realizing that Pepper is shy about the prospect of a romance with Sock, Josie and Melody try to make her jealous so she'll meet him half-way. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo. Growing Up! humor page with Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #22
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 22

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. The Mudslinger; Alex takes up Super-heroing as Mighty Man. With Alexandra as Mighty Girl, they seek out a non-existant villain they call the Mudslinger (who is actually a pranksting Pepper with Melody). Dressed to Kill, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Everyone mocks the girls' latest groovy '60s fashions, except Alex. Frost Free, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Alexandra kidnaps Albert and takes him to her "underground man-trap." Josie pinup, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Nuts humor page with Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #23
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 23

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo. No Contest; Alex enters Melody in a beauty contest, to her distress: her parents have threatened to disown her if she clutters up the house with one more trophy. Josie Pin-Up. Landscape Artist; Josie's father makes her work on the garden. Alex comes along and hires people do do the work for her. Limber Loser; When Pepper claims that girls are more limber than boys, Sock, Albert and Alex all try to prove her wrong. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo. Remember humor page with Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #25
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 25

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo. Little Miss Fortune; Pepper claims that today is her unlucky day, and sure enough, she starts suffering a series of misfortunes; Her friends try and protect her from bad luck, but wind up causing it. Not So Secret Agents; Alex tries to get in good with Josie's father by paying Melody and Pepper to act as his publicists. Enemy Action; Alex tries to swindle Melody out of what he thinks is a rare autographed book, by offering her a scarab that will ward off her enemies. The Prize; When Sock still can't get Pepper interested in dating him, Josie and Melody advise him to ask her in a more imaginative and intriguing way. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo. Down But Not Out humor page with Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #29
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 29

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Tennis Anyone?; Josie, Melody and Pepper want a fourth for tennis, but every person runs away in terror when asked to step out on the courts with them. Wild Thing; After Josie complains about Albert's slovenly appearance, Pepper and Melody take him in for a makeover, and he gets attired and coiffed according to the latest Carnaby Street style: "If you're not London, you're lost!" War Is Heck; Alex borrows a remote-controlled army of toy soldiers and rockets from his father's factory, and uses them to wage total war on Albert. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. The Write Way! humor page with Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. Veronica Models the Latest in Shifts ad; Veronica Models the Latest in Shifts. Josie Pin-Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #33
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 33

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. The Warm Up; Sock is disappointed that Pepper is so unemotional towards him. The Contract; To get Josie a swanky outfit for the Cabots' Hunt Club Ball, the girls take jobs that allow them to bring home samples of dresses, cosmetics and jewelry. Hip Hip Hooray; Over Alex's objections, his father repurposes the Hunt Club Ball as a hippie party. Don't Quote Me; Three honor students see Melody writing malapropisms on the town walls and strike up a conversation with her. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Josie Pin-Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #35
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 35

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Southern Fried Fool, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; A crazed old man hallucinating that he's still fighting the Civil War steals a map from Mr. Cabot's souvenir case that will supposedly lead to a chest of buried money; Alexandria, Josie and the gang pursue the old man, while Alex makes his own deals on the side. Brake it Up! Bendix Brakes ad with Archie and Veronica. Advertisement for Archie Giant Series #155, art by Harry Lucey. Some Headway humor page with Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #36
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 36

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Sock It To Who?... (Whom?); Meet Clyde Didit (also known as "Orbit"), a guitar-playing musician with sunglasses and hideous fashion sense. Bottoms Up; Alexandra kicks her brother in the behind; Melody arrives with a message for Alex, written down in a place she can't forget. Endsville; Melody sees a religious fanatic's sign and becomes convinced that the world will come to an end soon; Pepper is upset that Sock doesn't take her seriously as a woman. On Wings of a Song; Josie convinces Melody that the world isn't coming to an end; Clyde Didit borrows Alex's rocket belt so he can sing his song without being clobbered. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Bikini-clad Betty and Veronica pitch the latest issue of "Betty and Veronica Summer Fun," pencils by Harry Lucey. No Starch humor page with Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #38
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 38
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Pursuit of Happiness; Josie is chased by Clyde Didit, the Crooning Casanova; Clyde, in turn, is chased by Alexandra Cabot. The Comedians; After Sock accuses her of having no sense of humor, Pepper hits him in the face with a pie, leading to an all-out war of corny pranks. Busy Signal; Alex takes Josie to Lover's Lane in his spectacular car, but his romantic advances are interrupted by the ringing of the many phones in the car. Trouble; Melody thinks she's a "janx" (her word for "jinx") because all the boys have accidents when she's around. Josie disagrees until her old friend Dan DeCarlo also goes ga-ga over Melody. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Back Talk! humor page with Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #39
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 39

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. The Turncoat; After visiting Clyde Didit in his igloo, the girls go to a department store to return their Christmas gifts. A Real Gem; After Alexandra's allowance is cut off, she offers to get Alex the "pearl of the Orient" in exchange for $100. Go Go Gift; Clyde is trying to return a magic set which no one can see, because he claims he "disappeared it." Welcome Home; To prove he's "democratic," Alex offers to help Sock return his Christmas gift, an offer he soon regrets. Scripts by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Weak Count humor page with Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #40
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 40

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Foot-Loose and Fancy, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Clyde Didit's hippie style inspires Melody to imitate his fashion choices and lack of shoes; Mr. Tuttle figures out a way to curb this outbreak of nonconformism without risking violence; Violence ensues anyway when Pepper and Sock accidentally blow up the chemistry lab, filling the school with tear gas; Alex offers the use of his mansion while the school is being aired out, but while the other students are using Mr. Cabot's indoor swimming pool as study hall, Alex and Josie drive a snow plow right into the house. Star Bright humor page with Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #43
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 43

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. How Do You Spell That, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Alex and Alexandra discover that her cat, Sebastian, is the reincarnation of an uncle who was suspected of consorting with witches, and that she has the power to cast spells when she holds him and says the magic words; First appearance of Sebastian the cat. It's a Snap; Alexandra and Alex test out her newfound witchcraft powers, but discover that Melody has the power to break any spell by snapping her fingers. Miscast, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Alex tries to impress Josie with some magical help from Alexandra and Sebastian, but Alexandra's spells don't work the way she intends them to. The Cat's Meow, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Not A-Loud humor page with Li'l Jinx starring Joe Edwards. Ad for Betty and Veronica Summer Fun. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #44
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 44

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Spellbound; Alexandra tries to use Sebastian to cast spells on her visiting friends, but her magic doesn't work as planned, though she does manage to uncover a network of secret passages in the Cabot mansion. Beachhead/Melody Of Love; Every time Josie tries to attract a boy at the beach, the bikini-clad Melody comes along and unwittingly steals him away. Script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #45
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 45
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.44) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #D62D0F-024

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Decisions Decisions, script by Dick Malmgren; Alexandra refuses to join Josie and Melody's new band, the Pussycats, unless they change the name to "Alexandra's Cool Time Cats"; First appearance of Valerie; First appearance of the Pussycats musical group. Pussy Footing, script by Dick Malmgren; Josie, Melody and Valerie play their first concert in their new Pussycats costumes. Off To a Good Start, script by Frank Doyle; Alexandra tries to use her powers of mind control to get Alan M. away from Josie. Pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. House ad for the new title "Everything's Archie." 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.