(October 1949)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1949-08-14
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 B214191.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That right cross is cute, Wilbur! Now show me the upper cut!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore
Reprints
Keywords
beach; boxing; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Katy Keene #8.

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

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

Kiddin' on the Keys (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Surprise!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Red Wilson
Synopsis
Mr. Wilkin buys a television set to get Wilbur interested in music.

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

Archie; Kraft / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Model Builder (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like my new outfit, Wilbur?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Thorney
Synopsis
Wilbur takes pictures of Laurie and Linda but mixes up the pictures while mailing them.

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Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you go through the above maze without stopping on more than two of the black spots?
Keywords
puzzle

Indexer Notes

Contains a maze and a connect the dots.

Now You See It-Now You Don't (Table of Contents: 7)

Wilbur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a tennis match! Wilbur "love" - Laurie won!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Jonesie
Synopsis
Mr. Wilkin gets confused between Wilbur's cardboard fire hydrant and a real fire hydrant.

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

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

For Whom the Phone Rings (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you doing out here in the hall with your bathrobe on and hovering over the phone?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Red Wilson; Cowboy Simpson
Synopsis
Mr. Wilkin tries to wait for a phone call and take a bath at the same time.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Handsome new star is very handy man
Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
entertainment; news

Indexer Notes

News on movie stars and the latest films.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A simple drawing lesson
Keywords
puzzle

Indexer Notes

Contains a drawing lesson, and a word square.

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

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yippee! Hollywood here we come!
Genre
humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene; K. O. Kelly; Windy; Jeeves
Synopsis
Katy Keene and Sis wonder what it will be like in Hollywood.

Indexer Notes

Designs by Kathryn Miller, Sally Greely, Jo-Anne Brown, Marjorie Gjertson, Ruth B. Dodge, Edith Vaeth, Effie Ramig, Eddie Turner, Judy Keen, Lucille Godek, Irma Helman, Virginia Ifox, and Harriet Bailey.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Word Ladder
Keywords
puzzle

Indexer Notes

Contains a word ladder (held to slip), and a maze.

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

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

Baby Talk (Table of Contents: 16)

Wilbur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hot dog! I got news! Wait'll you hear what-
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Sam Johnson
Synopsis
Mr. Wilkin and Mrs. Wilkin fight over who taught Wilbur to talk.

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

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

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

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Art-Craft Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["That right cross is cute, Wilbur! Now show me the upper cut!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. ["Newest, most amazing factory-to-you introductory offer ever made to our magazine readers"]
    M. P. K. Company
  3. 2. Kiddin' on the Keys
    Wilbur
  4. 3. ["Hey Gang! Our radio show's got a new time and a new sponsor!"]
    Archie; Kraft
  5. 4. The Model Builder
    Wilbur
  6. 5. ["We'll never make a goal against these big guys unless we cook up some strategy!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  7. 6. ["Can you go through the above maze without stopping on more than two of the black spots?"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  8. 7. Now You See It-Now You Don't
    Wilbur
  9. 8. ["Here it is! Your Archie Annual"]
  10. 9. For Whom the Phone Rings
    Wilbur
  11. 10. ["Handsome new star is very handy man"]
    Stuff About Stars
  12. 11. ["A simple drawing lesson"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  13. 12. ["This reader bought just any old books, as you can see from the way he looks!"]
    Suzie
  14. 13. ["Yippee! Hollywood here we come!"]
    Katy Keene
  15. 14. ["Word Ladder"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  16. 15. ["Love is just around the corner!"]
    Darling Love
  17. 16. Baby Talk
    Wilbur
  18. 17. ["Enjoy hilarious "monkey-shines" at your next masquerade party with these amazing life-like rubber masks"]
    Rubber-For-Molds, Inc.
  19. 18. ["Fun for all"]
    Novelty Mart
  20. 19. ["Pay less - get the best!"]
    Art-Craft Co.
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