(February 1951)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-12-27
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

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/
On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1951, page 148, registration number B280495.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a movie! The sound effects are so real!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Red Wilson; Linda Moore

Jim and Betty Find a New "Treasure" (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

White Cloverine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Applied Psychology (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Linda! Cramming?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Craig
Synopsis
Linda is reading a book on child psychology that she plans to use when babysitting.

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

Columbia Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pocket Size Safety (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you say, Red, let's skate out to the center of the lake.
Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson
Synopsis
Wilbur goes through the ice, but is able to save himself with two ice awls connected with strings.

Raising the Devil (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Red! Do something quick! Hide me! Here comes Laurie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake; the Devil; Mr. Lake; Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur needs money for an upcoming dance when he finds an envelope filled with money.

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

Puzzle Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

A word ladder and a maze.

[Western Saddle Ring] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Help Not Wanted (Table of Contents: 10)

Wilbur / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, pop! You want to hand me part of the paper!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Red Wilson
Synopsis
Wilbur's dad hires Wilbur as an office boy.

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

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

Book Lovers (Table of Contents: 12)

Wilbur Teen Types / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Red turns in some of the best book reports - but has never read the books...... not as long as they have movies, television and radio!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Gargle; Red Wilson; Pat; Linda Moore; Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake

Indexer Notes

Five one-panel gags about teens and books.

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

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a trick historical question
Characters
Paul Revere

Indexer Notes

A question about Paul Revere, connect the dots, and figure out the name of the person from the objects in the picture.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ruth Roman adored by U.S. collegians
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

All Bright and Shiner (Table of Contents: 18)

Wilbur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wilbur, are you sure it won't be too much trouble to drive me over to the beauty parlor?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Wilbur Wilkin; Miss Gargle; Red Wilson
Synopsis
Wilbur promises Laurie to drive her to the beauty parlor after school, but then has to stay after school.

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

Monark / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hold Everything! (Table of Contents: 20)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold this carburetor will you, Linda? Everytime I get a chance to take Laurie for a ride something falls apart!! Hope she doesn't cool off about our date...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Slats Morgan
Synopsis
Wilbur is trying to fix his jalopy, but Laurie is annoyed that his car isn't working.

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

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's more fan mail for you, Katy.
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
K. O. Kelly; Sis; Katy Keene; Windy; Joe Godfrey
Synopsis
Katy is upset that she hasn't heard from K. O. and thinks he doesn't love her anymore.

Indexer Notes

Designs submitted by Mary Shannon, Janet Hoffmire, Shirley Glover, Betsy LeBleu, Martha Lynn Evans, Darlene Carroll, Mary Lou Burgess, Phyllis Gillhart, Victoria Scarlato, Lydia May McDarment, Maria Razalan, and Beth Corrigan.

Katy Keene Pin-Up and Fashions (Table of Contents: 22)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene

Indexer Notes

Designs submitted by Barbara L. Castle, Joan Chmiel, Verna Whisman, Arline Buck, Linda Jane, Florence Gentile, and Christine Ann Kosmalski.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

A word ladder, and a connect the dots.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

All Wet (Table of Contents: 25)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Wilbur!! Be a good bunny, and do me a favor! I just got home, when I remembered li'l ole me forgot a package, in the soda shoppe!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Laurie forgot a package at the soda shoppe and Wilbur takes it to her in the rain.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Daisy Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What a movie! The sound effects are so real!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. Jim and Betty Find a New "Treasure"
    White Cloverine
  3. 2. Applied Psychology
    Wilbur
  4. 3. ["Dear dad, won't you make this a Columbia Christmas, please?"]
    Columbia Bicycles
  5. 4. Pocket Size Safety
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Raising the Devil
    Wilbur
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Page
  8. 7. [Western Saddle Ring]
  9. 8. ["It's a hold-up!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. ["They're on the loose, again!"]
  11. 10. Help Not Wanted
    Wilbur
  12. 11. ["Super Duck stands head & shoulders above the crowd!"]
    Super Duck
  13. 12. Book Lovers
    Wilbur Teen Types
  14. 13. ["The best Christmas ever with a new... Schwinn bicycle!"]
    Schwinn Bicycles
  15. 14. ["Here's a trick historical question"]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  16. 15. ["Ruth Roman adored by U.S. collegians"]
    Stuff About Stars
  17. 16. ["Make a friendship bracelet with Scotch Brand cellophane tape"]
  18. 17. ["Suzie knows how to keep her men on a string"]
    Suzie
  19. 18. All Bright and Shiner
    Wilbur
  20. 19. ["Gene Autry Flying A Westerners"]
    Monark
  21. 20. Hold Everything!
    Wilbur
  22. 21. ["Here's more fan mail for you, Katy."]
    Katy Keene
  23. 22. Katy Keene Pin-Up and Fashions
    Katy Keene
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Wilbur Pencil Fun
  25. 24. ["You make money fast with the sensational new color television bank"]
  26. 25. All Wet
    Wilbur
  27. 26. ["New silk-finish enlargement, ivory gold-tooled frame"]
    Hollywood Film Studios
  28. 27. ["This Christmas be a cowboy"]
    Daisy Rifles
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