(April 1974)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 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
Barcode
?
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

Issue Notes

With this issue, the title (like many other Archie titles around this time) goes back to 36 pages after three years as a 52 page Giant.


The Fencing Problem! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Enemy Action (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Willie Wilkin; Sheila Smythe; Wilma Wilkin
Synopsis
The Wilkins go to a movie. The Smythes are there too, and Mr. Wilkin and Mr. Smythe start feuding again, until both families are kicked out of the theatre. Upon which the two men bond over having a common enemy -- the theatre manager.
Reprints

Raindrops Falling On Her Head! (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; Charley Hawse

Dear Bingo and Samantha (Table of Contents: 3)

letters page / 1 page (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 Sam answer questions from their none-too-bright readers.

Generation Gasp (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Uncle Herman; Charlie Whitaker
Synopsis
Uncle Herman gets a visit from his fun-loving old buddy Charlie, an obnoxious jerk who won't stop talking.
Reprints

Slice of Life (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis
After watching a soap opera about a young girl who marries an old man, Mr. Smythe suspects Samantha is about to do the same thing in real life.
Reprints

The Fencing Problem (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis
Bingo's dad tries to get Samantha's dad to stop leaning on his fence.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fencing Problem!
    That Wilkin Boy
  2. 1. Enemy Action
    That Wilkin Boy
  3. 2. Raindrops Falling On Her Head!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Dear Bingo and Samantha
  5. 4. Generation Gasp
    That Wilkin Boy
  6. 5. Slice of Life
    That Wilkin Boy
  7. 6. The Fencing Problem
    That Wilkin Boy
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