(October 1949)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1949
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
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

["That right cross is cute, Wilbur!"] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda

Kiddin' on the Keys (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda; Red
Synopsis:
Mr. Wilkin buys a television set to get Wilbur interested in music.

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

Archie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the new sponsor of the Archie radio show, Kraft.

The Model Builder (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 Lake; Linda
Synopsis:
Wilbur takes pictures of Laurie and Linda but mixes up the pictures while mailing them.

Wilbur Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Contains a maze and a connect the dots.
Keywords:
puzzle

Now You See It-Now You Don't (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin; Red; Laurie Lake; Linda
Synopsis:
Mr. Wilkin gets confused between Wilbur's cardboard fire hydrant and a real fire hydrant.

For Whom The Phone Rings (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin; Red
Synopsis:
Mr. Wilkin tries to wait for a phone call and take a bath at the same time.

Stuff About Stars (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
News on movie stars and the latest films.
Keywords:
entertainment; news

Wilbur Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Contains a drawing lesson, a rebus, and word squares.
Keywords:
puzzle

["This reader bought just any old books."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Suzie
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Suzie Comics (Archie, 1945 Series).

["Yippee! Hollywood, here we come!"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor; fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; K.O. Kelly
Synopsis:
Katy Keene and Sis wonder what it will be like in Hollywood.

Wilbur Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Contains a word ladder and a maze.
Keywords:
puzzle

["Love is just around the corner!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Darling Love (Archie, 1949 Series).

Baby Talk (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis:
Mr. Wilkin and Mrs. Wilkin fight over who taught Wilbur to talk.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["That right cross is cute, Wilbur!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. Kiddin' on the Keys
    Wilbur
  3. 2. ["Hey Gang!"]
    Archie
  4. 3. The Model Builder
    Wilbur
  5. 4. Wilbur Puzzle Page
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Now You See It-Now You Don't
    Wilbur
  7. 6. For Whom The Phone Rings
    Wilbur
  8. 7. Stuff About Stars
  9. 8. Wilbur Puzzle Page
    Wilbur
  10. 9. ["This reader bought just any old books."]
    Suzie
  11. 10. ["Yippee! Hollywood, here we come!"]
    Katy Keene
  12. 11. Wilbur Puzzle Page
    Wilbur
  13. 12. ["Love is just around the corner!"]
    Darling Love
  14. 13. Baby Talk
    Wilbur
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