(October 1948)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
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

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan available at ArchieDigital.com


["Give me a red headed strawberry sundae with big, beautiful brown eyes and plenty of ice cream!"] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin
Reprints:

Down In The Dumps (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Dripwaite; Linda; Red; The Gardenia's captain
Synopsis:
Wilbur needs a boat to rent for the faculty boat ride. He accidentally rents a garbage scow and causes Mr. Dripwaite a lot of trouble when the hard-of-hearing captain takes them for a ride.

Indexer Notes

Similar storyline to the Archie story in Pep Comics (Archie, 1940 series) #49.

["How's about lookin' me up in Laugh Comics too, gang!"] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Wilbur in Laugh Comics (Archie, 1946 series).

Wilbur Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis:
Contains a crossword puzzle.

["Hey gang!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the titles in which Archie appears.

The Acting Bug (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Mr. Wilkin
Synopsis:
When Laurie goes through an acting phase, Wilbur becomes her manager.

["You can pinch him!"] (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Super Duck; Uwanna Duck
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Super Duck Comics (Archie, 1944 series).

Wilbur Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda
Synopsis:
Contains a number triangle and connect the dots.
Keywords:
puzzle

["Suzie scores a bull's-eye.."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Suzie Comics (Archie, 1945 series).

Pop's Rest Cure (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin; Uncle Ben
Synopsis:
Wilbur causes a lot of trouble when he goes with his sick father to Uncle Ben's farm.

The Juggernaught (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Mr. Wilkin
Synopsis:
Wilbur and Red set up a mowing business.

Remote Control (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Laurie Lake; Mr. Lake; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis:
Laurie messes up the house when the phone rings while she is bathing.

Temper! Temper! (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Slats; Mr. Dripwaite; Miss Gargle
Synopsis:
Wilbur tries to teach Mr. Dripwaite how to control his temper.

Wilbur's Juke Box Quiz (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
"Red" Holmdale
Pencils:
"Red" Holmdale
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; drawings of famous singers
Synopsis:
Riddles having to do with music.
Keywords:
puzzle

["Goodness!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis:
Katy tries to lose weight.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Give me a red headed strawberry sundae with big, beautiful brown eyes and plenty of ice cream!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. Down In The Dumps
    Wilbur
  3. 2. ["How's about lookin' me up in Laugh Comics too, gang!"]
    Wilbur
  4. 3. Wilbur Puzzle Page
    Wilbur
  5. 4. ["Hey gang!"]
    Archie
  6. 5. The Acting Bug
    Wilbur
  7. 6. ["You can pinch him!"]
    Super Duck
  8. 7. Wilbur Puzzle Page
    Wilbur
  9. 8. ["Suzie scores a bull's-eye.."]
    Suzie
  10. 9. Pop's Rest Cure
    Wilbur
  11. 10. The Juggernaught
    Wilbur
  12. 11. Remote Control
    Wilbur
  13. 12. Temper! Temper!
    Wilbur
  14. 13. Wilbur's Juke Box Quiz
    Wilbur
  15. 14. ["Goodness!"]
    Katy Keene
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