(June 1949)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1949-05-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
Editing
John L. Goldwater
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 B214189.
Indexed from scanned copy at http://comicbookplus.com/


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ulp... I'll take the peach with the strawberry frosting!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin
Reprints

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

Sydnie Nathan / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You're Only Young Once (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Look Eleanor! The old picture album we used to keep. I thought it was lost.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Wilbur Wilkin; Tony
Synopsis
Frank and Eleanor look at the photo album reliving bad memories.

The Forest Rangers (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Adventures of Popsicle Pete / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Party Line Blues (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is there anything wrong with the phone, Eleanor? I've been trying to get you for hours!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Mrs. Brown; Mr. Jones; Mr. Bond; Joe
Synopsis
To save money, Wilbur's dad has his phone turned into a party line.

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Word Ladder

Indexer Notes

A word ladder (Food to beet), and a word square.

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

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

Hair Today - Gone Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 7)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry, Red, I can't go swimming with you! I've got to have a growth removed from my head!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Snivvely; Vernon (Red's dog)
Synopsis
Red gives Wilbur a comb-cutter so he doesn't have to go to the barber's.

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

Wilbur Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crossword Fun

Indexer Notes

A crossword and a connect the dots.

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

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

The Wolf Call! (Table of Contents: 10)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh - Laurie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur takes Laurie Laurie to the woods.

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

Stuff About Stars / text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
"The Goldwyn Girl" announced
Genre
non-fiction

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 12)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
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typeset

Many Happy Returns (Table of Contents: 13)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's in the cookie box, Wilbur -- your lunch?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Dripwaite; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur and Laurie bake a cake for Mr. Dripwaite's birthday.

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

Script
Bill Woggon
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Bill Woggon
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Bill Woggon
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy! Look, Katy, gosh! -- I wish I had a dog to enter!
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene; Randy Van Ronson
Synopsis
Katy gets Sis a toy dog.

Indexer Notes

Designs by Phyllis Leeper, Beverly Weinbrock, Hazel Cox, Rita Johanna, Alice Harris, Jane Rogers, Robert Martin, Joy Gross, and Leona Petros.

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

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

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Marlene Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Mail Mart Inc. / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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Recordograph Corp. of America / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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Seyco Mike Inc. / advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

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Arnold, Schwinn & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ulp... I'll take the peach with the strawberry frosting!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. ["Send no money - we trust you!"]
    Sydnie Nathan
  3. 2. You're Only Young Once
    Wilbur
  4. 3. The Forest Rangers
    Adventures of Popsicle Pete
  5. 4. Party Line Blues
    Wilbur
  6. 5. ["Word Ladder"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  7. 6. ["Long live the king"]
  8. 7. Hair Today - Gone Tomorrow
    Wilbur
  9. 8. ["Crossword Fun"]
    Wilbur Quiz
  10. 9. ["When does 1=3?"]
  11. 10. The Wolf Call!
    Wilbur
  12. 11. [""The Goldwyn Girl" announced"]
    Stuff About Stars
  13. 12. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  14. 13. Many Happy Returns
    Wilbur
  15. 14. ["Oh boy! Look, Katy, gosh! -- I wish I had a dog to enter!"]
    Katy Keene
  16. 15. ["Watch for Katy Keene"]
  17. 16. ["Greatest value ever offered to comic readers!"]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  18. 17. ["Amazing new scientific discovery curls and waves hair in minutes without permanent waving"]
    Marlene Inc.
  19. 18. ["Amazing 16mm movie projector bargain!"]
    Mail Mart Inc.
  20. 19. ["Make your own records"]
    Recordograph Corp. of America
  21. 20. ["Talk-sing-play through your own radio with the super Roley home radio mike!"]
    Seyco Mike Inc.
  22. 21. ["It's yours free!"]
    Arnold, Schwinn & Company
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