(August 1949)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1949-06-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
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 1949, page 286, registration number B214190.
Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
No Wilbur my eyes don't bother me. Why?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Wilbur Wilkin
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Feed 'Em and Weep (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Red - that's something to really think about....
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake; Miss Quirk; Commodore Lake; Jarvis; Alfie; Shorty
Synopsis
Laurie and Wilbur invite some bums for dinner the same night Commodore Lake invites the board of directors for dinner.

Captain Tootsie to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Kiss Me Again (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Wilbur! Mistletoe!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Linda tries to get Wilbur to kiss her.

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

Wilbur Puzzle Page / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Numbers

Indexer Notes

A number maze.

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

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

Car of My Dreams! (Table of Contents: 7)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Frank! You'll be late for work trying to start that fool car!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Mac
Synopsis
Wilbur's dad is hoping to buy the new Super Eight car.

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

Monark / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

On a Bicycle Built for Four (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Give me your answer hon - for you look sweet upon the seat of a bicycle built for one.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Red Wilson; Linda Moore
Synopsis
While the gang is out bike riding, Linda schemes to be alone with Wilbur.

Laugh, Frown, Laugh (Table of Contents: 10)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Smile in the morning and laugh at night! Da da-da da da da!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Bankvalt; Cheerful Charlie
Synopsis
Wilbur's dad tries to get everyone to smile.

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

Fleers Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Warners cops two of year's best picture awards
Genre
non-fiction

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

Wilbur Puzzle Fun / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Numbers

Indexer Notes

A number triangle and a maze.

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

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

Katy Keene in Hollywood (Table of Contents: 16)

Katy Keene / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
As our story begins, Katy is basking in the warm sun of California awaiting a screen-test in Hollywood.
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene; Randy Van Ronson; K. O. Kelly; Windy; Danny
Synopsis
K. O. has to win a boxing match to get out to California where Katy is.

Indexer Notes

Designs by Norma Nielsen, Rosemary Hoover, Jeannette Mayman, Dolores De Leo, Lois Jane Haskett, Delmay Spencer, Beverly Ness, Drene Adams, Nancy Archambault, Peggy Klingler, Mrs. Jimmie Darling, Sonia Folke, and Judith Hansen.

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

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

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

Fun Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["No Wilbur my eyes don't bother me. Why?"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. ["You've seen the rest - now buy the best"]
  3. 2. Feed 'Em and Weep
    Wilbur
  4. 3. Captain Tootsie to the Rescue!
    Captain Tootsie
  5. 4. Kiss Me Again
    Wilbur
  6. 5. ["Numbers"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  7. 6. ["Archie should have been born twins!"]
  8. 7. Car of My Dreams!
    Wilbur
  9. 8. ["Can you find the secret clues to Monark's popularity?"]
    Monark
  10. 9. On a Bicycle Built for Four
    Wilbur
  11. 10. Laugh, Frown, Laugh
    Wilbur
  12. 11. ["Gramps - what is Bossy doing?"]
    Fleers Dubble Bubble
  13. 12. ["This reader bought just any old books, as you can see from the way he looks!"]
  14. 13. ["Warners cops two of year's best picture awards"]
    Stuff About Stars
  15. 14. ["Numbers"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Fun
  16. 15. ["Super Duck is a V. I. P. (very important person) and why shouldn't he be?"]
  17. 16. Katy Keene in Hollywood
    Katy Keene
  18. 17. ["Given premiums given cash commission be first"]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  19. 18. ["Send secret messages with the Lone Ranger silver bullet ball pen set"]
    Fun Industries
  20. 19. ["Greatest value ever offered to comic readers!"]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
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