(August 1950)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-06-28
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 1950, page 292, registration number B257987.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wilbur, I hope your reason for being late is satisfactory!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Linda Moore; Miss Gargle

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

Luxury Seat Cover Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hit For Hat (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Women! Phooey!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to prove that men are better shoppers than women.

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

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

Funny Money (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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Mind if I join you, Slats?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Slats Morgan; Laurie Lake; Red Wilson; Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Mrs. Carter; Mrs. Rumney
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to get money for his date with Laurie.

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

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

Jimmy Saves a Life (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Larry Learns About Snakebite! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Gillette Bicycle Tires / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Wilbur The Gentleman (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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Oh boy, this book about the age of chivalry sure is the berries! I've got a feeling this is going to change my whole life!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin; Linda Moore; Miss Gargle; Mr. Dripwaite; Red Wilson; Slats Morgan
Synopsis
After reading about chivalry, Wilbur tries to act more chivalrous.

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

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

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

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

How To Win Friends (Table of Contents: 12)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Laurie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake; Slats Morgan
Synopsis
Wilbur has a popularity contest to see if he is more popular than Slats. It turns out he is-with a bunch of overweight women who chase him around the beach.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Word Ladder
Keywords
puzzle

Indexer Notes

A word ladder (peso to mark) and a fill in the blanks puzzle.

[Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica Comics] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

A Message About Polio (Table of Contents: 15)

National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis / public service announcement / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Health departments, doctors, hospitals and Chapters of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis have made plans for help and medical care if polio should come.
Genre
non-fiction; medical

Indexer Notes

Article with facts on polio.

The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unfinished Similes
Keywords
puzzle

Indexer Notes

Features a word square, unfinished similes, and a connect the dots.

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

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

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Bill Woggon
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Sis, I wish I could make up my mind!
Genre
humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene; K. O. Kelly; Randy Van Ronson; Wilbur Wilkin (comic); Jeeves; Wayne; Archie Andrews (comic)
Synopsis
Katy has date trouble with K. O. and Randy.

Indexer Notes

Designs by Janet Johnson, Leona Petroski, Antoinette Biros, Kathleen Baker, Nadine Shandler, Elaine Eltzroth, Judith Olson, Jon Taylor, Jean Haynes, Valerie Bandini, Dorothy Armstrong, Sparky, and Doris Gardner.

Katy Keene Sport Fashions (Table of Contents: 20)

Katy Keene / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene
Synopsis
Sport outfit cut-outs for Katy.

Indexer Notes

Designs by Joan Ginsberg, Lois Friedman, Margaret Valluschanz, Betty Sue Hefner, Yolanda Posa, Nan Burlingame, Phyllis West, Jeannette Richardson, and Dick Lewis.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Monark / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Sensational Offer Only 19¢ Each (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wilbur, I hope your reason for being late is satisfactory!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. ["Pay less - get the best!"]
    Luxury Seat Cover Co.
  3. 2. Hit For Hat
    Wilbur
  4. 3. ["Boys and girls here's your new Archie yearbook 2nd edition"]
  5. 4. Funny Money
    Wilbur
  6. 5. ["The brightest stars in the constellation"]
  7. 6. Jimmy Saves a Life
    Roadmaster
  8. 7. Larry Learns About Snakebite!
    Gillette Bicycle Tires
  9. 8. ["Sometimes they love him-sometimes they hate him!"]
    Sam Hill
  10. 9. Wilbur The Gentleman
    Wilbur
  11. 10. ["Super Duck Takes the Lead!"]
    Super Duck
  12. 11. ["Schwinn is guaranteed!"]
    Arnold, Schwinn & Company
  13. 12. How To Win Friends
    Wilbur
  14. 13. ["Word Ladder"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Fun
  15. 14. [Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica Comics]
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. A Message About Polio
    National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis
  17. 16. The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame
    Popsicle
  18. 17. ["Heel and toe and strut your stuff - now sashay and get ready to..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  19. 18. ["Unfinished Similes"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Fun
  20. 19. ["Sis, I wish I could make up my mind!"]
    Katy Keene
  21. 20. Katy Keene Sport Fashions
    Katy Keene
  22. 21. ["See Monark... then buy the Monark Super Deluxe"]
    Monark
  23. 22. ["Shop by mail and save!"]
  24. 23. ["Premiums - cash given"]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  25. 24. Sensational Offer Only 19¢ Each
    Hollywood Film Studios
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