(Winter 1945)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine
Editing:
Harry Shorten
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

In This Issue of Wilbur (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda

Is My Face Green?? (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin; Linda; Red
Synopsis:
Wilbur invents a new suntan lotion that turns green when wet.

A New Trademark Is Born (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Archie and Jughead introduce the new Archie cover trademark.

In a Pig's Eye (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin
Synopsis:
Wilbur and Red attempt to deliver pigs to a farm.

Swingin' in a Hammock (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin
Synopsis:
Mr. Wilkin has trouble with his new folding chair.

Indexer Notes

Same storyline as Birthday Blues from Archie Comics (Archie, 1942 Series) #4.

Masquerade Monkeyshines (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Linda; Mr. Wilkin
Synopsis:
Wilbur causes chaos trying to return his Mom's stockings from Red, who borrowed them for the masquerade.

Indexer Notes

Same storyline as the Wilbur story in Zip Comics (Archie, 1940 Series) #34.

The Pin-up Queen (Table of Contents)

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

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

A Date with Linda (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Linda
Synopsis:
Wilbur keeps changing where he will hold his date with Linda.

The Hot Shot (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Red
Synopsis:
Wilbur plays for Westfield's basketball team.

Indexer Notes

EXACT same storyline as the Archie story in Pep Comics (Archie, 1940 Series) #24. It is the EXACT art with a different prologue and epilogue and Archie and Jughead's faces replaced by Wilbur and Red.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. In This Issue of Wilbur
    Wilbur
  3. 2. Is My Face Green??
    Wilbur
  4. 3. A New Trademark Is Born
  5. 4. In a Pig's Eye
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Swingin' in a Hammock
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Masquerade Monkeyshines
    Wilbur
  8. 7. The Pin-up Queen
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. A Date with Linda
    Wilbur
  10. 9. The Hot Shot
    Wilbur
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Per Sandell
  • Luke
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Gary L. Watson