(August 1950)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1950
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
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

["Wilbur, I hope your reason for being late is satisfactory!"] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Linda

Hit For Hat (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Laurie Lake
Synopsis:
Wilbur tries to prove that men are better shoppers than women.

Funny Money (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda; Slats; Laurie Lake; Red; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin
Synopsis:
Wilbur tries to get money for his date with Laurie.

["The brightest stars in the constellation"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Suzie
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Laugh Comics (Archie, 1946 Series) and Pep Comics (Archie, 1940 Series).

["Sometimes they love him-sometimes they hate him!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Sam Hill
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Sam Hill Private Eye (Archie, 1950 Series).

Wilbur The Gentleman (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Linda; Miss gargle; Mr. Dripwaite; Red
Synopsis:
After reading about chivalry, Wilbur tries to act more chivalrous.

["Super Duck Take The Lead!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Super Duck
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Super Duck Comics (Archie, 1944 Series).

How To Win Friends! (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; laurie Lake; Slats
Synopsis:
Wilbur has a popularity contest to see if he is more popular than Slats. It turns out he is-with a bunch of overweight women who chase him around the beach.

Wilbur Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Features two word ladders.
Keywords:
puzzle

[Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica Comics] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

A Message About Polio (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; medical
Synopsis:
Article with facts on polio.

Wilbur Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Features a word square, unfinished similes, and a connect the dots.
Keywords:
puzzle

["Sis, I wish I could make up my mind!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; fashion; teen
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; K. O. Kelly; Randy Von Ronson
Synopsis:
Katy has date trouble with K. O. and Randy.

Katy Keene Sport Fashions (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene
Synopsis:
Sport outfit cut-outs for Katy.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Wilbur, I hope your reason for being late is satisfactory!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. Hit For Hat
    Wilbur
  3. 2. Funny Money
    Wilbur
  4. 3. ["The brightest stars in the constellation"]
  5. 4. ["Sometimes they love him-sometimes they hate him!"]
    Sam Hill
  6. 5. Wilbur The Gentleman
    Wilbur
  7. 6. ["Super Duck Take The Lead!"]
    Super Duck
  8. 7. How To Win Friends!
    Wilbur
  9. 8. Wilbur Puzzle Page
    Wilbur
  10. 9. [Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica Comics]
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. A Message About Polio
  12. 11. Wilbur Puzzle Page
    Wilbur
  13. 12. ["Sis, I wish I could make up my mind!"]
    Katy Keene
  14. 13. Katy Keene Sport Fashions
    Katy Keene
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