(February 1949)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1948-11-27
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, January-June 1949, page 143, registration number B176019.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I told you I'd pick you up for a ride, what made you think I meant a car, Laurie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Reprints
Keywords
bicycle; rain; umbrella

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

Martins-David Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

That Old Black Magic (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oboy! Look at all the trick gadgets, Red!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake; Commodore Lake; Joe
Synopsis
Wilbur buys some magic tricks to try on Laurie.

Old Nick Solves the Yacht Club Mystery in the Nick of Time (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Smell, Darn You! Smell! (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Howzat Red? Pretty slick, huh?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Miss Gargle
Synopsis
Wilbur discovers some limburger he left in his desk the previous school year.

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

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

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Word Ladder
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin

Indexer Notes

Word Ladder (Hunt to Bear), and Move the Cows.

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

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

Clothes Make the Man (Table of Contents: 8)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ahem!-- Good afternoon, dear!-- The chamber of commerce meeting broke up sooner than I expected!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Frank Wilkins [Mr. Wilkin]; Mary Wilkins [Mrs. Wilkin]; Wilbur Wilkin; Sam; John
Synopsis
Wilbur's mom and dad clean out the closets and put the clothes in one bag for the clothing drive and another bag for the cleaners.

Indexer Notes

Probably a rewritten Archie story.

Mr. Wilkin is called Fred, Mr. Andrews, and Frank Wilkins.

Winner Take All (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Laurie? The Hi-Y is throwing a beach ball tonight at the Pier Club! Would you like to bounce over with me?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Monty Karlo; Dopey Knapp
Synopsis
Monty has Dopey sabotage Wilbur's car so he can date Laurie.

Many Slap Happy Returns (Table of Contents: 10)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Wilbur, it sure is a swell idea of yours to surprise your dad on his birthday!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin
Synopsis
Red messes up Mr. Wilkin's birthday party.

Food For Thought (Table of Contents: 11)

Wilbur / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"And stay out!" the man yelled as he booted Red in the pants and sent him flying onto the lawn.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Mrs. Tobin; Mr. Tobin
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to show Red how to sell books.

Indexer Notes

Similar to the second Super Duck comic story in Super Duck Comics #6.

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

Katy Keene / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What does your horoscope say today, Katy?
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene; Skipper Mason
Synopsis
Katy's horoscope predicts a man with a white beard will bring gifts.

Indexer Notes

Fashion designs from Patricia Ann Barber, Charles Schalitz, Ann Sevich, Marjory Hewartson, Jean Carr, Gail Henry, Carrie Aganon, Lavina Hayashida, Edith Fukumoto and Myrna Yuhara.

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

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

1949 Pin-Up Calendar (Table of Contents: 14)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
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Letters
?; typeset

Characters
Katy Keene

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How a Simple Discovery Made Billy a Very Happy Boy (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Dale Shears School of Music / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["When I told you I'd pick you up for a ride, what made you think I meant a car, Laurie?"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. ["Introducing the amazing new mighty midget camera"]
    Martins-David Co.
  3. 2. That Old Black Magic
    Wilbur
  4. 3. Old Nick Solves the Yacht Club Mystery in the Nick of Time
    Old Nick
  5. 4. Smell, Darn You! Smell!
    Wilbur
  6. 5. ["Follow me, gang! I'm headed for Laugh Comics, where I appear in every issue along with Archie, Suzie, and Katy Keene!"]
  7. 6. ["Word Ladder"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  8. 7. ["You can't depend on words!!!"]
  9. 8. Clothes Make the Man
    Wilbur
  10. 9. Winner Take All
    Wilbur
  11. 10. Many Slap Happy Returns
    Wilbur
  12. 11. Food For Thought
    Wilbur
  13. 12. ["What does your horoscope say today, Katy?"]
    Katy Keene
  14. 13. ["Don't miss Katy Keene in every issue of Pep Comics Laugh Comics Wilbur Comics Suzie Comics"]
  15. 14. 1949 Pin-Up Calendar
    Katy Keene
  16. 15. ["Yipee genuine mystery rider cowboy suit"]
    American Merchandising Company
  17. 16. ["Given premiums or cash commission given"]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  18. 17. How a Simple Discovery Made Billy a Very Happy Boy
    Dale Shears School of Music
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