(April 1947)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1947
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine
Editing:
?
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

["Sure you're my best girl, Linda"] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fagaly
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda

A Clean Sweep (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen;humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin
Synopsis:
Wilbur and Mr. Wilkin try to clean the chimney.

["If it's an Archie magazine, it's the best"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Contains reasons to buy the then six Archie Comics publications.

Indexer Notes

Contains both letters and typeset.

The Fade-Out (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Laurie; Miss Gargle; Mr. Dripwaite; Benny; Stinky
Synopsis:
Benny and Stinky fill Wilbur's pen with disappearing ink and chaos ensues.

Wilbur Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Contains a maze, a crossword puzzle, a number triangle, and riddles.
Keywords:
puzzle

Tee For Two (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin
Synopsis:
Wilbur is sick and goes golfing with Mr. Wilkin to get fresh air. Unfortunately, Wilbur gets sicker.

Wilbur Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Contains a maze, rebuses, word scrambles, and word squares.
Keywords:
puzzle

A Breezy Story (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor; fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Frankie
Synopsis:
Katy tries to keep her hat on and dress down on a windy day.

Dig Me, Brother (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Red
Synopsis:
Wilbur tries to make watering the plants easier.

Indexer Notes

2nd page has Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation.

It's A Man's World (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin
Synopsis:
Wilbur and Mr. Wilkin try to keep house while Mrs. Wilkin is away.

Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Contains riddles
Keywords:
puzzle

["Archie scores another smash-laugh hit!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Archie Comics (Archie, 1942 Series).

["Wilbur, why must you always look so sloppy?"] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Fagaly
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda
Synopsis:
Wilbur spiffs up for a date and shortcuts through the dump to get there.

Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Contains a cross number, a crossword, and a maze.
Keywords:
puzzle
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Sure you're my best girl, Linda"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. A Clean Sweep
    Wilbur
  3. 2. ["If it's an Archie magazine, it's the best"]
    Archie
  4. 3. The Fade-Out
    Wilbur
  5. 4. Wilbur Puzzle Page
  6. 5. Tee For Two
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Wilbur Puzzle Page
  8. 7. A Breezy Story
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. Dig Me, Brother
    Wilbur
  10. 9. It's A Man's World
    Wilbur
  11. 10. Puzzle Page
  12. 11. ["Archie scores another smash-laugh hit!"]
    Archie
  13. 12. ["Wilbur, why must you always look so sloppy?"]
    Wilbur
  14. 13. Puzzle Page
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