(April 1973)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
5 times a year in Jan., April, July, Sept., and Oct.
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

Of Crime and Punishment (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; Samantha Smythe; Uncle Herman

Of Crime and Punishment (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor; drama
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Uncle Herman
Synopsis
When Uncle Herman insists on going for a walk alone at night, everyone is afraid that he'll get mugged.
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Indexer Notes

A topical take on increased fears of mugging in the early '70s.

Some of the drawings of Mr. Smythe, particularly the third panel on page 3, show the more realistic, Marvel-style drawing and inking Dan DeCarlo's stories were using at this time.

It's Your Move (Table of Contents: 2)

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
teen; humor; drama
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin
Synopsis
When he sees all the Smythe furniture being loaded onto a moving van, a despairing Bingo stows away on the van so he can find out where Samantha is moving.
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By George (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; Hap Holliday
Reprints

Phantom Strikes Again (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Buddy Drumhead
Synopsis
After Mr. Smythe throws him out again, Bingo asks Buddy to deliver a note to Samantha.
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Dear Bingo & Samantha (Table of Contents: 5)

That Wilkin Boy / 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 continue their advice column.

Journey Into Jeopardy! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
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
Synopsis
Bingo has an extra-sensory premonition that the Smythes' car trip will end in disaster, so he sabotages their car to keep them from going.

The Start of Something Big! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe
Synopsis
Bingo is flattered when Mr. Smythe trusts him with the key to his house.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Of Crime and Punishment
    That Wilkin Boy
  2. 1. Of Crime and Punishment
    That Wilkin Boy
  3. 2. It's Your Move
    That Wilkin Boy
  4. 3. By George
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Phantom Strikes Again
    That Wilkin Boy
  6. 5. Dear Bingo & Samantha
    That Wilkin Boy
  7. 6. Journey Into Jeopardy!
    That Wilkin Boy
  8. 7. The Start of Something Big!
    That Wilkin Boy
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