(October 1965)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
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

["Y'know, Bolo, nothing sends a chill down my spine like looking at Laurie!"] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Bolo Brown; Laurie Lake; Alec

Shadow Boxed (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vince DeCarlo?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Laurie Lake; Alec; Linda Moore; Mert
Synopsis:
Linda follows Laurie and Wilbur because she feels they are acting suspicious. She follows them to an unknown house where Laurie brings her inside and introduces her to a blind date named Mert.
Reprints:

Part-Time Help! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's father
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx's father decides to give Li'l Jinx a quarter for cleaning her room, but Li'l Jinx only cleans a nickel's worth.

Water on The Brain (Table of Contents)

Tiny / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Tiny; Wilbur Wilkins; Sheldon Broadbeam; Slats; Laurie Lake
Synopsis:
Tiny thinks that the chemical formula for water is the letters from H to O.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Something Fishy (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Pop's
Synopsis:
When Wilbur orders fish because it is brain food, Pop's suggests buying a whale.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Prank and File (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan Decarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vince Decarlo

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Alec; Mr. Bumble
Synopsis:
Linda and Alec scheme to let Linda go to the state fair with Wilbur and Alec instead of Laurie.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Script, Pencils, Inks, and Letters confirmed by Archie's Double Digest Magazine #224.

Dark Eyes (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vince DeCarlo?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Laurie Lake; Mr. Lake; Wilbur Wilkins; Tiny; Dodo
Synopsis:
Laurie gives herself a black eye but covers it with mascara.Wilbur gives her another on the opposite eye at the dance. Tiny says he will beat Wilbur up if he hurts Laurie again and when the mascara washes off, Tiny gets the wrong idea.

To Be A Nurse (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)


Genre:
non-fiction; medical

Smart As An Ox! (Table of Contents)

Linda and Laurie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vince DeCarlo?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Dodo; Wilbur Wilkins; Bolo Brown; Mr. Bumble; teachers
Synopsis:
Linda, not to be beaten by Laurie, goes to great lengths to receive a most helpful student award. It turns out that Laurie was only helping to raise her grades.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Y'know, Bolo, nothing sends a chill down my spine like looking at Laurie!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. Shadow Boxed
    Wilbur
  3. 2. Part-Time Help!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Water on The Brain
    Tiny
  5. 4. Something Fishy
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Prank and File
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Dark Eyes
    Wilbur
  8. 7. To Be A Nurse
  9. 8. Smart As An Ox!
    Linda and Laurie
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