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Saturday, 11 June 2016

Josie's Getting The Band Back Together...

Friends, countrymen, lend me your long tails and ears for hats—the Pussycats are back! In this series kick-off, Josie’s getting the band together to help achieve her dreams of musical stardom. But for the group to last, it needs a strong foundation of friendship and trust. Can the girls get going, or will Alexandra’s plotting put a stop to the whole thing?
The Riverdale revolution continues with the September launch of the new Josie And The Pussycats title by Archie Comics.

As has become their trademark of late the title comes with copious variant covers when it arrives on September 28, only four of which are highlighted here.

The adventures of Josie, Valerie, and Melody will be brought to life, initially, by co-writers Marguerite Bennett (DC Comics’ Bombshells), Cameron DeOrdio and artist Audrey Mok (Heroine Chic).

This launch comes on the heels of other ‘New Riverdale’ re-launches such as the stellar Archie, the hit-and-miss Jughead, and next month's eagerly-awaited Betty & Veronica from the legendary Adam Hughes.

I was unsure about Josie And The Pussycats until I saw the prominent Shonen Knife poster in the picture below, and knew this was a comic I had to check out.

Shonen Knife were the first Japanese band I fell in love with, and actually saw live back in 1992, at the University Of London Union, with Matt and Nick.

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    1. Now, you see I don't. Was it a cartoon?

      I only know them from the odd appearance in Archie comics and, of course, the film.

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  2. Didn't see your note on Shonen Knife the first time around (I was thankfully brought here by "You might also like"). Nice catch, and very cool that you got to see them. They did an amazing cover of the Carpenters' "Top of the World" on a tribute album that came out back when I was in high school. There was a period of time when that was probably the most-played song on my CD player.

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    1. Oh yeah, I Wish I Were A Carpenter, cracking album. I've always loved The Carpenters, so to have Shonen Knife cover one of my favourite songs was a major score in my book ;)

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