(April 1973)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
That Wilkin Boy, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
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

Of Crime and Punishment (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor; drama
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Uncle Herman

Of Crime and Punishment (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor; drama
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Uncle Herman
Synopsis:
When Uncle Herman insists on going for a walk alone at night, everyone is afraid that he'll get mugged.

Indexer Notes

A topical take on increased fears of mugging in the early '70s.

Some of the drawings of Mr. Smythe, particularly the third panel on page 3, show the more realistic, Marvel-style drawing and inking Dan DeCarlo's stories were using at this time.

It's Your Move (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen; humor; drama
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin
Synopsis:
When he sees all the Smythe furniture being loaded onto a moving van, a despairing Bingo stows away on the van so he can find out where Samantha is moving.

By George (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; Hap Holliday

Phantom Strikes Again (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Buddy Drumhead
Synopsis:
After Mr. Smythe throws him out again, Bingo asks Buddy to deliver a note to Samantha.

Dear Bingo & Samantha (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe
Synopsis:
Bingo and Samantha continue their advice column.

Journey Into Jeopardy! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor; drama
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis:
Bingo has an extra-sensory premonition that the Smythes' car trip will end in disaster, so he sabotages their car to keep them from going.

The Start of Something Big! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe
Synopsis:
Bingo is flattered when Mr. Smythe trusts him with the key to his house.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Of Crime and Punishment
    That Wilkin Boy
  2. 1. Of Crime and Punishment
    That Wilkin Boy
  3. 2. It's Your Move
    That Wilkin Boy
  4. 3. By George
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Phantom Strikes Again
    That Wilkin Boy
  6. 5. Dear Bingo & Samantha
    That Wilkin Boy
  7. 6. Journey Into Jeopardy!
    That Wilkin Boy
  8. 7. The Start of Something Big!
    That Wilkin Boy
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  • Steven Rowe