(September 1971)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
That Wilkin Boy, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
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

Part of the Family (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor; drama
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Uncle Herman
Keywords
soap opera

It's All So Involved (Table of Contents: 1)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor; drama
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Uncle Herman; Rebel
Synopsis
Bingo meets a boy who's run away from home and decides to help him, despite Samantha's warnings against getting involved with other people's troubles.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Quick Change! (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

Bully For You (Table of Contents: 3)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe won't let Samantha play in Bingo's group with long-haired sissies, so the Archies come up with a plan to make him think that long-haired musicians are actually strong.

Dear Bingo & Dear Sam Tells It Like It Is (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Tough Teddy
Synopsis
Bingo and Samantha respond to reader questions.

Cook Look (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Hap Holliday

The Fourth Man Theme (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Tough Teddy; Buddy Drumhead; Matt Turner
Synopsis
When Buddy is sick, Samantha recommends her brilliant musician friend Matt Turner as a replacement.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Matt was an attempt to add a black character to the comic a la Chuck Clayton, but he didn't last long.

Part of the Family (Table of Contents: 7)

That Wilkin Boy's Uncle Herman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor; drama
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Uncle Herman; Rebel; Tough Teddy; Buddy Drumhead
Synopsis
When no one in the Wilkin household wants his help, Uncle Herman decides to pack up and leave.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Part of the Family
    That Wilkin Boy
  2. 1. It's All So Involved
    That Wilkin Boy
  3. 2. Quick Change!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Bully For You
    That Wilkin Boy
  5. 4. Dear Bingo & Dear Sam Tells It Like It Is
  6. 5. Cook Look
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. The Fourth Man Theme
    That Wilkin Boy
  8. 7. Part of the Family
    That Wilkin Boy's Uncle Herman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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