(June 1947)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1947-05-05
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 B78779.
Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com

Editor identified in the Katy Keene story.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Advice to comic readers for bad skin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harumph! Students, as you all know, we are about to have our school elections! I will now accept nominations for president!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Dripwaite; Atlas McGonnigal; Linda Moore; Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to lose the election for school president.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey gang! Look what happens to Wilbur in this issue of Laugh Comics "Laugh" no. 22 is on sale right now!
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin

A Boy's Best Friend Is His Motor (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Wilbur, wotcha doin'? You sound awful industrious!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Sam; Mr. Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur tries fixing up an easy way to get groceries from the store.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How about trying this crossword puzzle?
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore

Indexer Notes

A crossword puzzle, math puzzle, and a word square.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy, Red, I'm as sharp as a needle in this new suit! Pretty snazzy, eh?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Mr. Wilkin; Belle Fast; Dinah Sarr; Reverend Vestry; Eleanor Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur buys a zoot suit.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The clothes that Sis and I wear in this story were designed by the readers listed on this page!!!
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Bill Woggon; Sis Keene
Synopsis
Bill draws Katy and Sis in outfits sent in by readers.

Indexer Notes

Designs by Chrysantho G. Paulack, Gerry Templeton, Joanne Glass, Lily Bernstein, Estella Dowling, Kathleen O'Brien, Pat Bostwick, Dorothy Lubic, Helen Dranby, Lucille Shaver, Joyce Rubin, Milicent and Solnae Harris, Donna Raye McCartee, Ethel Rosamond, Peggy Collicy, Marie Soscie, Mary Ann Chaivez, Louise Johnson, Myrna Batson, Harriet Barondess, Anna Wolkow, Patricia Anderson, W. A. Knighten, Barbara Rains, Patsy Johnston, Pilae Gonzales, Skippy Brasseur, Frances McMullen, Betty Drennen, Paula Patricola, Rhoda Crelinsten, Virginia Ekstrom, Gail Conway, Avanelle Bennett, Marlene Hollingsworth, Kathryn Bumgarner, Carol Bartholomew, Audrey Rhoades, Yvonne Doris Squibb, Betty Jean Waner, Jean Baumgardner, Betty L. Culley, Merlaine Bristow, Donna L. Sutton, Bailey Ginsberg, Ruth Ann Gabel, Yvonne Lyons, Joan Phillips, Betty Reed, Lelia Sutphin, Barbara Mallory, Jeanne Powell, and Charlotte Rains.

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

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
City has contest to find best kept house
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Eleanor Wilkin; Wilbur Wilkin; Hector (dog)
Synopsis
Wilbur's mom fixes up the house to win a contest, but Wilbur gets out of school early.

Wilbur's Alarm Clock (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Sure, I'd like to go hunting with you, Wilbur," Red said.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Dr. Forbes; Dobbs; Mr. Drimble
Synopsis
Wilbur and Red plan to go rabbit hunting in the morning and Wilbur sets his alarm clock.

Indexer Notes

Starts off the same as the second Wilbur story in Wilbur Comics #11.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Connect the dots
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson

Indexer Notes

A connect the dots, a crossword puzzle, a word ladder, and an unscramble the words to get two names puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A hundred bucks! Oboyoboy! That's for us, Red!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Frank Wilkin; Mr. Stilson
Synopsis
Wilbur borrows his father's outboard motor so he can win a race.

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

Stravon Publishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eeney, meeney, miney, mo!

Indexer Notes

Ad for the book "The Date-Getter".

How a 97-lb. Weakling Became the "World's Most Perfectly Developed Man" (Table of Contents: 13)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Atlas
Pencils
?; ? (photograph)
Inks
?; ? (photograph)
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Charles, you poor boy! You stay so thin - and always tired!
Characters
Charles Atlas; Mrs. Atlas (mother)

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He knows what they "go for"...

Indexer Notes

Back cover.