(Fall 1946)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1946-09-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine
Editing
?
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 B46189.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Fagaly ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wilbur! I told you, you needed more practice!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore
Keywords
juggling

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Muscle Power Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Dope and the Diary (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you hear that Wilbur? A chem exam tomorrow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Linda Moore; Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Mr. Moore; Gus
Synopsis
Wilbur accidentally takes Linda's diary and tries to secretly return it.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We prepared this crossword puzzle just for you - so why not take a crack at it?
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin

Indexer Notes

A crossword puzzle, an optical illusion, and a connect-the-dots.

Don't Get My Goat (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Dig this, gang! Flatburg High football team just got themselves a new mascot!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Red Wilson; Nanny (goat); Irma; Madge; Eleanor Wilkin; Frank Wilkin; Miss Gargle; Mr. Dripwate
Synopsis
Wilbur decides to get a goat as a mascot for Westfield High.

Halloween Hi-Jinx (Table of Contents: 6)

Wilbur / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is one Halloween I'm going to have in quiet, restful peaceful evening, yessir!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Wilbur Wilkin; Slats Morgan; Mr. Floogle; Mrs. Floogle
Synopsis
Slats plays a Halloween prank on Wilbur and his father.

Wilbur the Caddy (Table of Contents: 7)

Wilbur / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pop slung his golf bag over his shoulder and got into the car.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Frank Wilkin; Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Hoskins
Synopsis
Wilbur serves as his dad's caddy.

Indexer Notes

Later rewritten as Tee for Two in Super Duck Comics #18.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Wilbur Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How many of the following phrases can you finish?
Characters
Red Wilson

Indexer Notes

Finish phrases, shade in the sections with a dot, draw a cat, and a math puzzle.

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

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

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Woggon

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Katy Keene wants us to remember what this lapel button means...
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene; Eddie
Synopsis
Katy and Sis go on a picnic with a shy soldier.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Red Holmdale ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you bring out the hidden picture?

Indexer Notes

An optical illusion, a connect-the-dots, what does E pluribus unum mean, finish the phrases.

A Tale of a Typewriter (Table of Contents: 11)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oboy! Imagine a whole day without gettin' into trouble, Linda! That's some kind of record for me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Mr. Dripwate; Eleanor Wilkin; Frank Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur has gone through the day with getting in trouble, but then Dripwate calls him into his office.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Stravon Publishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Sprayberry Academy of Radio / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Insult That Turned a "Chump" Into a Champ (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wilbur! I told you, you needed more practice!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. ["Now get bursting strength fast!"]
    Muscle Power Co.
  3. 2. The Dope and the Diary
    Wilbur
  4. 3. ["The Black Hood versus Needlenoodle"]
  5. 4. ["We prepared this crossword puzzle just for you - so why not take a crack at it?"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  6. 5. Don't Get My Goat
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Halloween Hi-Jinx
    Wilbur
  8. 7. Wilbur the Caddy
    Wilbur
  9. 8. ["How many of the following phrases can you finish?"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  10. 9. ["Katy Keene wants us to remember what this lapel button means..."]
    Katy Keene
  11. 10. ["Can you bring out the hidden picture?"]
    Puzzle Page
  12. 11. A Tale of a Typewriter
    Wilbur
  13. 12. ["It's easy to win her!"]
    Stravon Publishers
  14. 13. ["Let me train you for radio electronics & television"]
    Sprayberry Academy of Radio
  15. 14. The Insult That Turned a "Chump" Into a Champ
    Charles Atlas
This issue was most recently modified by:
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