(April 1974)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
That Wilkin Boy, 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

Issue Notes

With this issue, the title (like many other Archie titles around this time) goes back to 36 pages after three years as a 52 page Giant.


The Fencing Problem! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin

Enemy Action (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; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Sheila Smythe; Wilma Wilkin
Synopsis:
The Wilkins go to a movie. The Smythes are there too, and Mr. Wilkin and Mr. Smythe start feuding again, until both families are kicked out of the theatre. Upon which the two men bond over having a common enemy -- the theatre manager.
Reprints:

Raindrops Falling On Her Head! (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; Charley Hawse

Dear Bingo and Samantha (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (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 Sam answer questions from their none-too-bright readers.

Generation Gasp (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; Uncle Herman; Charlie Whitaker
Synopsis:
Uncle Herman gets a visit from his fun-loving old buddy Charlie, an obnoxious jerk who won't stop talking.
Reprints:

Slice of Life (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
Characters:
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis:
After watching a soap opera about a young girl who marries an old man, Mr. Smythe suspects Samantha is about to do the same thing in real life.
Reprints:

The Fencing Problem (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; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis:
Bingo's dad tries to get Samantha's dad to stop leaning on his fence.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fencing Problem!
    That Wilkin Boy
  2. 1. Enemy Action
    That Wilkin Boy
  3. 2. Raindrops Falling On Her Head!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Dear Bingo and Samantha
  5. 4. Generation Gasp
    That Wilkin Boy
  6. 5. Slice of Life
    That Wilkin Boy
  7. 6. The Fencing Problem
    That Wilkin Boy
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