(January 1971)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
That Wilkin Boy, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series Goes 'Bingo'
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

["What goes best with a long dress and a long scarf?"] (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Tough Teddy; Buddy Drumhead

The Vicious Cycle (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / 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:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Tough Teddy; Willie Wilkin; Uncle Herman
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe uses Teddy's motorcycle to show off his cycling ability, only to be one-upped by Uncle Herman.

Star Bright! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Russ

Muscle Tussle (Table of Contents)

Teddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Tough Teddy; Sampson Smythe
Synopsis:
Mr. Smythe compliments Teddy on being in good shape.
Reprints:

A Day in the Life of a Fool (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / 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:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Tough Teddy; Rebel
Synopsis:
Bingo vows that by the end of the day Mr. Smythe will love him like a son. Filled with typical Wilkin stubbornness and stick-to-itiveness, he spends the entire day ignoring Samantha and trying to make her father like him. By the end of the day, Mr. Smythe loves him and Samantha dumps him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In the splash panel, Rebel is reading the collected poems of John Keats.

When reprinted in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #198, inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

The Beat Goes On (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / 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:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Buddy Drumhead; Rebel
Synopsis:
Everyone keeps mistaking Buddy's incessant drumming for the sound of something breaking.

Bingo Tells It Like It Is (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bingo Wilkin
Synopsis:
More advice to readers from Bingo.

The Old Pro (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Uncle Herman; Rebel
Synopsis:
Uncle Herman bores everyone with stories about his past as a professional baseball player.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story reveals that Herman is the brother of Bingo's mother, and therefore, as Willie says, "he is not -- I repeat, not a Wilkin!"

Credits confirmed by the printed credits in Jughead Double Digest #181.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["What goes best with a long dress and a long scarf?"]
    That Wilkin Boy
  2. 1. The Vicious Cycle
    That Wilkin Boy
  3. 2. Star Bright!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Muscle Tussle
    Teddy
  5. 4. A Day in the Life of a Fool
    That Wilkin Boy
  6. 5. The Beat Goes On
    That Wilkin Boy
  7. 6. Bingo Tells It Like It Is
  8. 7. The Old Pro
    That Wilkin Boy
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