(April 1949)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1949-03-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
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, July-December 1949, page 286, registration number B214188.


[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
Good by, Laurie! Guess I really oughta leave now!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Mr. Lake; Wilbur Wilkin
Reprints

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

Hollister-White Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

About Face (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Package for Wilbur Wilkin!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Mr. Dripwaite; Miss Gargle; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur begins a series of pranks when he gets his order of Plastimasks in the mail.

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

My Rhyme Is Your Rhyme (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
I wish to announce the annual costume party to be held in the school gym next Saturday night! This year it has been decided that we dress as nursery rhyme characters from Mother Goose!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Slats Morgan; Mr. Dripwaite; Miss Gargle
Synopsis
The Nursery Rhyme Costume Dance at Westfield High School causes more trouble than Principal Dripwaite bargained for.

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

Wilbur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't just sit there and dream about it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Laurie tries to win over Wilbur under the guise of doing research for her book.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Connect the dots

Indexer Notes

A connect the dots and a drawing lesson.

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

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

Chicken Feed (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Linda! Why all the rain on such a sunny day?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to help Linda keep pests out of her garden.

Of Mice and Wilbur (Table of Contents: 10)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yahoo!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Mr. Dripwaite
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to get on Mr. Dripwaite's good side by finding a bunch of cats to help rid the school of its mice epidemic.

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

Stuff About Stars / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you know that Lionel Barrymore, while a student at Seton Hall...
Genre
non-fiction

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

Wilbur Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

A connect the dots and a magic square.

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

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

Tell a Phone the Answer (Table of Contents: 14)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A pillow radio! Boy! Just the thing for dad's birthday present!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Wilkin; Wilbur Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin; Lana; Gabriel Bleater
Synopsis
Radio contests and radio commercials add up to a headache for Mr. Wilkin.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm the luckiest girl in the world to have such beautiful dress designs sent to me from my fans all over the globe!
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene
Synopsis
Sis models reader-submitted outfits to wear to a birthday party - and then eats all of the candy she was giving as a present before she arrives.

Indexer Notes

Designs by Naomi Reed, Alice Kallenberger, Beatrice Bell, Patti Videver, Agnes Yoshoni, Ernestine Fry, June Stephens, Bobbie Davies, Frances Caruso, Dorothy Williams, and Grace Paruolo.

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

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

M. P. K. Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Good by, Laurie! Guess I really oughta leave now!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. ["Have fun! Get laughs.. amaze friends"]
    Hollister-White Co.
  3. 2. About Face
    Wilbur
  4. 3. ["Cracker Jack the best treat of all"]
    Cracker Jack
  5. 4. ["What's more fun than a barrel of monkeys?"]
  6. 5. My Rhyme Is Your Rhyme
    Wilbur
  7. 6. ["Don't just sit there and dream about it!"]
    Wilbur
  8. 7. ["Connect the dots"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Fun
  9. 8. ["On land! In the air! And on the sea!"]
  10. 9. Chicken Feed
    Wilbur
  11. 10. Of Mice and Wilbur
    Wilbur
  12. 11. ["Did you know that Lionel Barrymore, while a student at Seton Hall..."]
    Stuff About Stars
  13. 12. ["Connect the dots"]
    Wilbur Quiz
  14. 13. ["Beware!! Suzie will steal your heart away in Suzie Comics"]
  15. 14. Tell a Phone the Answer
    Wilbur
  16. 15. ["I'm the luckiest girl in the world to have such beautiful dress designs sent to me from my fans all over the globe!"]
    Katy Keene
  17. 16. ["Yep! Katy and Sis will see you in the comic books!"]
    Katy Keene
  18. 17. ["The most amazing factory-to-you introductory offer ever made to our magazine readers"]
    M. P. K. Company
  19. 18. ["Greatest value ever offered to our readers!"]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  20. 19. ["Rope 'em both, partner!"]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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