(July 1974)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
5 times per year in January, April, July, September and October
On-sale date
1974
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
That Wilkin Boy, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [vertical]
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grunt!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Uncle Herman; Rebel
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Merely Magnificent (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
Sampson gets in big trouble with his wife when she hears him refer to Samantha as "a mere woman."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit changed to match the credits printed in Jughead's Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #185.

Dear Bingo and Samantha (Table of Contents: 2)

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 Samantha answer readers' questions about love and other things.

Mad, Mad World (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Rebel
Synopsis
Though Mr. Smythe mocks Rebel as a pathetic excuse for a dog, when Smythe and Bingo are confronted by muggers it's Rebel's quick thinking -- and a little whipped cream-- that saves the day.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit changed based on the printed credits for the reprint in Jughead Double Digest #179.

Perfectly Clear (Table of Contents: 4)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 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; Uncle Herman; Rebel
Synopsis
When Bingo can't hit any of Samantha's pitches, former pro ballplayer Uncle Herman tries to give him some pointers.
Reprints

Blossom Time (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; Willie Wilkin; Sheila Smythe; Wilma Wilkin
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe enrages his wife when he ridicules the idea of a husband bringing flowers to his wife. To make amends, he tries to get her some flowers, but for as little money as possible.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Grunt!"]
    That Wilkin Boy
  2. 1. Merely Magnificent
    That Wilkin Boy
  3. 2. Dear Bingo and Samantha
  4. 3. Mad, Mad World
    That Wilkin Boy
  5. 4. Perfectly Clear
    That Wilkin Boy
  6. 5. Blossom Time
    That Wilkin Boy
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