(Spring 1946)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1946-04-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1946-47, page 419, registration number B46187.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guess we'd better call the plumber after all, Linda!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Linda Moore; Wilbur Wilkin
Keywords
flood

[Rings] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Harem Company (House of Rings) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In This Issue of Wilbur (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda [as Vig-] (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda [as Vig-] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wilbur - the Actor
Characters
Linda Moore; Wilbur Wilkin

The Actor (Table of Contents: 3)

Wilbur / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Romeo, oh, Romeo! Wherefore art thou!??
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Wilbur Wilkin; policemen; McGillicudy
Synopsis
Wilbur and his mother are rehearsing for two plays they are each in.
Keywords
jail; ketchup; murder; Shakespeare

Pop the Plumber (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, dear! My faucet's leaking again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Frank Wilkin; Jake Jones; salesman
Synopsis
Wilbur's dad tries to fix a leaky faucet.
Keywords
bathroom sink; cellar; fuse box; leaky faucet

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Katy stretches her legs on the skating rink all the boys stretch their necks...
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene; Skipper Mason
Synopsis
Katy and Sis enter a roller skating contest.
Keywords
roller rink; roller skates; wooden leg

Indexer Notes

A roller skates box is labelled 'Harry Shorten Sport Shop'.

That's Our Mom! (Table of Contents: 6)

Wilbur / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now don't you worry about a thing, mother...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin, Eleanor Wilkin; Frank Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur and his father have to manage the household chores while Eleanor takes a vacation.
Keywords
cleaning; cooking; dishes; laundry

The Reporter (Table of Contents: 7)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Students, here is the announcement for which we have all been waiting....
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Principal Dripwaite; Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Linda Moore; Miss Gargle; the Mayor; store clerk
Synopsis
The school journalism class is given the opportunity to run the Westfield Journal newspaper.
Keywords
cornerstone; livestock exhibit; luncheon; photography

The Woodsman! (Table of Contents: 8)

Wilbur / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harumph-kaf-kof!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Wilkin [Robert Wilkin]; Eleanor Wilkin; Wilbur Wilkin; Jim Phillips
Synopsis
Wilbur's dad wants to go on a hunting trip with his friend Jim Phillips, however Wilbur also goes along with them.
Keywords
boy scout; hunting; stream; tent

Indexer Notes

Wilbur's dad is named Robert in this story rather than Frank as he was in two other stories in this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Culture / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Free 150 Power Microscope (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What's My Job? - I Manufacture Weaklings into Men! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Guess we'd better call the plumber after all, Linda!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. [Rings]
    Harem Company (House of Rings)
  3. 2. In This Issue of Wilbur
    Wilbur
  4. 3. The Actor
    Wilbur
  5. 4. Pop the Plumber
    Wilbur
  6. 5. ["When Katy stretches her legs on the skating rink all the boys stretch their necks..."]
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. That's Our Mom!
    Wilbur
  8. 7. The Reporter
    Wilbur
  9. 8. The Woodsman!
    Wilbur
  10. 9. ["Let me show you too, how to make yourself commando-tough"]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Culture
  11. 10. Free 150 Power Microscope
    Metro Publications
  12. 11. What's My Job? - I Manufacture Weaklings into Men!
    Charles Atlas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bill Devine
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Gary L. Watson