(October 1953)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
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

Issue Notes

Indexer's issue is missing the centerfold. This is hard to tell as it almost appears that nothing is missing. Best guess is that either 4 Katy Keene illustrations are missing, or that some of those pages were ads and some were illustrations.


["Make up your mind, Wilbur!"] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie; Linda Moore
Synopsis:
Wilbur doesn't know whether he's coming or going.

Tricks or Treats (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie; Slats; Linda Moore
Synopsis:
Laurie tries to trick Wilbur into not dating Linda. Wilbur figures out the scam and makes it backfire on her. In the end, Wilbur and Laurie are together.

A Busman's Hollar-Day (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie
Synopsis:
Wilbur bugs the bus driver about reaching his stop.

Music Maestro (Table of Contents)

Red / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur; Red
Synopsis:
Red tries to be more enthusiastic by pretending to recognize a piano piece. As it turns out, the piece is an improvisation, which he mistakes for the title that he "forgot."

Time For A Change (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red
Synopsis:
Wilbur and Red rent a locker for changing clothes at the beach, but the 25-cent room turns out to be a shower.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / illustration / 5 ? pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Katy Keene

A Weigh We Go (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie; Linda Moore
Synopsis:
Linda convinces Laurie she is overweight, but her exercise makes her clothes fit too loosely, so when Wilbur shows up with chocolates, it all works out right.

Indexer Notes

One panel in this story bears the signature "SamJo" with the same stylized 'S' that Edwards uses in his signature.

The Tree Sap-Ling! (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie
Synopsis:
Wilbur promises his fix will help the sapling thrive, but a month later, the tree is dead.

Votes Wrong (Table of Contents)

Slats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Slats; Linda Moore
Synopsis:
Slats is mad that he didn't receive any votes in the election, because he cast four for himself.

On the Wrong Side (Table of Contents)

Laurie and Linda / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Linda Moore; Laurie
Synopsis:
Laurie wears a dress that the designer simply turned inside-out.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Make up your mind, Wilbur!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. Tricks or Treats
    Wilbur
  3. 2. A Busman's Hollar-Day
    Wilbur
  4. 3. Music Maestro
    Red
  5. 4. Time For A Change
    Wilbur
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. A Weigh We Go
    Wilbur
  8. 7. The Tree Sap-Ling!
    Wilbur
  9. 8. Votes Wrong
    Slats
  10. 9. On the Wrong Side
    Laurie and Linda
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