(Winter 1946)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Hey, Wilbur!"] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red

Orchids To You (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin; Linda Moore; Mr. Weeds; Mr. Moore
Synopsis:
Wilbur has to pick up a corsage for his mother, but misunderstandings result in three corsages being bought.

Indexer Notes

On Page 9, the letterer forgot to change the line "Hello Mr. Cooper. Tell Betty I'm here".

Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Contains a word puzzle, a connect-the-dots, an unscramble, and a color-by-number.
Keywords:
puzzle

["See!"] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana?
Pencils:
Bob Montana (non-recurring characters); ? (new faces)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin
Synopsis:
Wilbur's homemade alarm wakes up everyone-except him.

Indexer Notes

Same story as the Archie Short in Archie Comics (Archie, 1942 series) #2.
Some pencils by Montana from original.
The character's faces are probably not Montana.

Wilbur Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis:
Contains a crossword, a toothpick puzzle, and a what's wrong in this picture.
Keywords:
puzzles

["Eeyow!"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; K. O. Kelly
Synopsis:
K. O. Kelly takes Katy to the gym so she can reduce.

Eggs Marks the Spot (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Mr. Blain
Synopsis:
Wilbur gets a job delivering groceries.

Down In The Dumps (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red
Synopsis:
Wilbur gets into a lot of trouble when he wins a contest at the theater.

Ice Follies (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Linda Moore; Mr. Moore; Mrs. Moore; Marvo the Magician
Synopsis:
After Linda and Wilbur break the ice at Duck Pond, they go to Linda's house to warm up. When Mr. Moore comes home, Wilbur hides from him upstairs. Being in his underwear, Wilbur puts on Mr. Moore's suit and leaves the house. Mr. Wilkin has Wilbur take the suit to the tailor and when Wilbur picks it up, he takes Marvo The Magician's trick suit instead.

Indexer Notes

Similar storyline to the Archie story in Pep Comics (Archie, 1940 series) #23.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hey, Wilbur!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. Orchids To You
    Wilbur
  3. 2. Puzzle Page
  4. 3. ["See!"]
    Wilbur
  5. 4. Wilbur Puzzle Page
    Wilbur
  6. 5. ["Eeyow!"]
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. Eggs Marks the Spot
    Wilbur
  8. 7. Down In The Dumps
    Wilbur
  9. 8. Ice Follies
    Wilbur
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