(August 1981)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.50 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

Starting with this issue, writer-artist Dick Malmgren took over "That Wilkin Boy" and revamped it as a soap opera/adventure title. In this form it lasted four issues before being canceled.


[In a brand new adventure!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
teen; drama
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Uncle Herman
Keywords
soap opera

Chapter I: It Takes a Thief (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen; drama
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis
After Bingo is rushed to the hospital, Samantha meets and falls for his doctor, and signs up as a volunteer.
Keywords
soap opera

Chapter II: What Are Friends For? (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
teen; drama
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe
Synopsis
A jealous nurse, Jessica Jason, tries to frame Samantha for robbery. When that doesn't work, Jessica makes Samantha think Bingo is unfaithful.
Keywords
soap opera

Chapter III: What's in a Name? (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
drama; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Uncle Herman; Wilma Wilkin
Synopsis
Samantha is followed home from the hospital by two mysterious, threatening-looking men.
Keywords
soap opera

Chapter IV: Silence is Golden (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen; drama
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe
Synopsis
After finding out that the men are undercover cops, Samantha tries to help them catch a crook at the hospital.
Keywords
soap opera
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [In a brand new adventure!]
    That Wilkin Boy
  2. 1. Chapter I: It Takes a Thief
    That Wilkin Boy
  3. 2. Chapter II: What Are Friends For?
    That Wilkin Boy
  4. 3. Chapter III: What's in a Name?
    That Wilkin Boy
  5. 4. Chapter IV: Silence is Golden
    That Wilkin Boy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Steven Rowe