(January 1971)

Archie, 1969 Series
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0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
That Wilkin Boy, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series Goes 'Bingo'
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

That Wilkin Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What goes best with a long dress and a long scarf?
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Tough Teddy; Buddy Drumhead

The Vicious Cycle (Table of Contents: 1)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Tough Teddy; Willie Wilkin; Uncle Herman
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe uses Teddy's motorcycle to show off his cycling ability, only to be one-upped by Uncle Herman.

Star Bright! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Russ
Reprints

Muscle Tussle (Table of Contents: 3)

Teddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Tough Teddy; Sampson Smythe
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe compliments Teddy on being in good shape.
Reprints

A Day in the Life of a Fool (Table of Contents: 4)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Tough Teddy; Rebel
Synopsis
Bingo vows that by the end of the day Mr. Smythe will love him like a son. Filled with typical Wilkin stubbornness and stick-to-itiveness, he spends the entire day ignoring Samantha and trying to make her father like him. By the end of the day, Mr. Smythe loves him and Samantha dumps him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In the splash panel, Rebel is reading the collected poems of John Keats.

When reprinted in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #198, inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

The Beat Goes On (Table of Contents: 5)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Buddy Drumhead; Rebel
Synopsis
Everyone keeps mistaking Buddy's incessant drumming for the sound of something breaking.

Bingo Tells It Like It Is (Table of Contents: 6)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eda Edwards [as Bingo]
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Characters
Bingo Wilkin
Synopsis
More advice to readers from Bingo.

The Old Pro (Table of Contents: 7)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Uncle Herman; Rebel
Synopsis
Uncle Herman bores everyone with stories about his past as a professional baseball player.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story reveals that Herman is the brother of Bingo's mother, and therefore, as Willie says, "he is not -- I repeat, not a Wilkin!"

Credits confirmed by the printed credits in Jughead Double Digest #181.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What goes best with a long dress and a long scarf?"]
    That Wilkin Boy
  2. 1. The Vicious Cycle
    That Wilkin Boy
  3. 2. Star Bright!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Muscle Tussle
    Teddy
  5. 4. A Day in the Life of a Fool
    That Wilkin Boy
  6. 5. The Beat Goes On
    That Wilkin Boy
  7. 6. Bingo Tells It Like It Is
  8. 7. The Old Pro
    That Wilkin Boy
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