(October 1948)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1948-08-31
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, July-December 1948, page 274, registration number B162480.
Indexed from a scan available at ArchieDigital.com


[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
Give me a red headed strawberry sundae with big beautiful brown eyes and plenty of ice cream!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin
Reprints

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

American Merchandising Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Down In the Dumps (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Linda! Psst... Linda! Catch this note.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Dripwaite; Linda Moore; Red Wilson; Miss Hoskins; The Gardenia's captain
Synopsis
Wilbur needs a boat to rent for the faculty boat ride. He accidentally rents a garbage scow and causes Mr. Dripwaite a lot of trouble when the hard-of-hearing captain takes them for a ride.

Indexer Notes

Similar storyline to the Archie story in Pep Comics (Archie, 1940 series) #49.

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

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

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

Wilbur Puzzle Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
1. To begin again
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Katy Keene; Sis Keene

Indexer Notes

Contains a crossword puzzle.

Katy has blonde hair here.

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

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

The Nick of Time Jinxes a Jail Breaker (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Acting Bug (Table of Contents: 7)

Wilbur / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou, Romeo??
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Mr. Wilkin; Jack
Synopsis
When Laurie goes through an acting phase, Wilbur becomes her manager.

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

Super Duck / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Wilbur Puzzle Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Choose the Numbers
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore
Keywords
puzzle

Indexer Notes

Contains a number triangle and connect the dots.

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

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

Pop's Rest Cure (Table of Contents: 11)

Wilbur / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
BIll Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say-- aaahhh... Mr. Wilkin!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Frank Wilkin; Mary Wilkin [Eleanor Wilkin]; Uncle Ben; Hilda; Mr. Hoskins
Synopsis
Wilbur causes a lot of trouble when he goes with his sick father to Uncle Ben's farm.

Indexer Notes

Ben is referred to as both a cousin and an uncle in the story.

The Juggernaught (Table of Contents: 12)

Wilbur / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Golly, pop," Wilbur set his science magazine down and sighed, "a guy sure could have a lot of fun with an outboard motor!"
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Mr. Wilkin; Mr. Walker; Alice Wilkin [Eleanor Wilkin]
Synopsis
Wilbur and Red set up a mowing business.

Remote Control (Table of Contents: 13)

Wilbur / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going down for a paper, Laurie -- please don't invite anybody over -- especially that -- that Wilbur! Every time he comes something terrible happens!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Mr. Lake; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Laurie messes up the house when the phone rings while she is bathing.

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

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Temper! Temper! (Table of Contents: 15)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pssst -- did you bring that flypaper, Red? I wanna play a trick on Slats!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Slats Morgan; Mr. Dripwaite; Miss Gargle; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to teach Mr. Dripwaite how to control his temper.

Wilbur's Juke Box Quiz (Table of Contents: 16)

Wilbur / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Associations
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; drawings of famous singers
Keywords
puzzle

Indexer Notes

Riddles having to do with music.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hee haw!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene
Synopsis
Katy tries to lose weight.

Indexer Notes

Designs by Barbara, Beverly Wilson, Virginia Wilcox, Marion Bass, Sheila Ruth Goldstein, Eliz Baggot, Anne Schwartz, Fay Aughinbaugh, June Hamlin, Sherry, Edith Brown, and Beverly Mayne.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Rubber-For-Molds, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Dean Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Give me a red headed strawberry sundae with big beautiful brown eyes and plenty of ice cream!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. ["Make money with your own juke box bank"]
    American Merchandising Company
  3. 2. Down In the Dumps
    Wilbur
  4. 3. ["How's about lookin' me up in Laugh Comics too, gang!"]
    Wilbur
  5. 4. ["1. To begin again"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  6. 5. ["Hey gang!"]
    Archie
  7. 6. The Nick of Time Jinxes a Jail Breaker
    Old Nick
  8. 7. The Acting Bug
    Wilbur
  9. 8. ["You can pinch him!"]
    Super Duck
  10. 9. ["Choose the Numbers"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  11. 10. ["Suzie scores a bull's-eye in every issue of Suzie Comics"]
    Suzie
  12. 11. Pop's Rest Cure
    Wilbur
  13. 12. The Juggernaught
    Wilbur
  14. 13. Remote Control
    Wilbur
  15. 14. ["Girls! Boys! Get this new beanie 'copter only 25ยข"]
    Tootsie Rolls
  16. 15. Temper! Temper!
    Wilbur
  17. 16. Wilbur's Juke Box Quiz
    Wilbur
  18. 17. ["Hee haw!"]
    Katy Keene
  19. 18. ["Enjoy hilarious "monkey-shines" at your next masquerade party with these amazing life-like rubber masks"]
    Rubber-For-Molds, Inc.
  20. 19. ["Hand out only 20 coupons free"]
    Dean Studios
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