(January 1973)

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

Strong Finish! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

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

Help From Beyond (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor; drama; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin; Mrs. Smythe
Synopsis
A mysterious old lady tells Bingo that there's a fire at the Smythe house.

An Eye Popper (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

The Price of Advice (Table of Contents: 3)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Willie Wilkin
Synopsis
Bingo says the doctor told him to take it easy.

Responsibility (Table of Contents: 4)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin
Synopsis
Mr. Wilkin tells Bingo to call off his date with Samantha so he can stay home and help paint the house.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #195, writing is credited to Frank Doyle.

Bingo and Samantha Tell It Like It Is! (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Synopsis
Bingo and Samantha give advice to their readers.

The Bees Are For the Birds (Table of Contents: 6)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
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; Uncle Herman
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe is furious when he learns that there's a sex education course in Bingo and Samantha's school. He's even more furious when Mr. Wilkin and Uncle Herman don't share his belief that sex education is for "liberal minded pinkos."

Dinner Belle! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Mum's the Word (Table of Contents: 8)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe complains that today's generation has no gumption or backbone, but then Bingo saves his life.
Reprints

Strong Finish (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis
Bingo declares that he's breaking up with Samantha because he can't bear the shame of everyone knowing she's stronger than he is.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Strong Finish!
    That Wilkin Boy
  2. 1. Help From Beyond
    That Wilkin Boy
  3. 2. An Eye Popper
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Price of Advice
    That Wilkin Boy
  5. 4. Responsibility
    That Wilkin Boy
  6. 5. Bingo and Samantha Tell It Like It Is!
  7. 6. The Bees Are For the Birds
    That Wilkin Boy
  8. 7. Dinner Belle!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Mum's the Word
    That Wilkin Boy
  10. 9. Strong Finish
    That Wilkin Boy
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