(October 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

A Private Affair (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe

A Private Affair (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
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Tough Teddy
Synopsis
Samantha gets a beautiful new dress for her first formal party, one of the most important experiences of a young woman's life -- only to find that Bingo has broken his arm and can't go with her.

My Country 'Tis of Thee (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Uncle Herman; Tough Teddy; Buddy Drumhead
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe complains that today's dances are too wild and untamed, and demands to see a dance that's quintessentially American.
Reprints

Goody By-By! (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Greg

The Protector (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe
Synopsis
Samantha uses her martial arts skills to protect Bingo from a bully, while making Bingo think he's the one doing the fighting.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sabrina makes a non-speaking cameo appearance.

The Final Inning (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
drama; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Uncle Herman; Rebel; Tough Teddy; Buddy Drumhead
Synopsis
Uncle Herman falls off a ladder and goes into a coma. Bingo and his friends play music under his hospital window to try and revive him.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Bingo and Samantha "Tells It Like It Is!" (Table of Contents: 6)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
Bingo and Samantha answer reader mail.

A Wild Stretch! (Table of Contents: 7)

Teach-In / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
non-fiction; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy teaches about the history and uses of rubber.
Reprints

Some Spelll! (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx tests Charley's spelling ability.

Honest Injun! (Table of Contents: 9)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe is once again furious with Bingo, until he has a dream that Bingo is the first astronaut to travel to Venus.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Private Affair
    That Wilkin Boy
  2. 1. A Private Affair
    That Wilkin Boy
  3. 2. My Country 'Tis of Thee
    That Wilkin Boy
  4. 3. Goody By-By!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. The Protector
    That Wilkin Boy
  6. 5. The Final Inning
    That Wilkin Boy
  7. 6. Bingo and Samantha "Tells It Like It Is!"
  8. 7. A Wild Stretch!
    Teach-In
  9. 8. Some Spelll!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Honest Injun!
    That Wilkin Boy
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