(April 1951)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1951-03-09
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, January-June 1951, page 148, registration number B297898.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bus? Why take a bus? You look so beautiful with the wind and rain in your hair!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore
Keywords
rain

The Hole Truth (Table of Contents: 1)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda; Mr. Wilkin; Mrs. Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to go 24 hours without lying.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Wilbur (head shot)

Indexer Notes

Word ladder and name maze puzzles.

It Pays to be Sick (Table of Contents: 3)

Wilbur / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Red Wilson; Linda; Mrs. Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to slightly injure himself so Laurie will visit him.

Snakes Alive (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Linda; Laurie Lake; Miss Gargle; Mr. Dripwaite
Synopsis
Wilbur gets in trouble with a toy snake prank.

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

Wilbur Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Multiple puzzles and an optical illusion.

The All American Town (Table of Contents: 6)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda; Red Wilson; Mr. Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur plays baseball.
Keywords
baseball

Stuff About Stars (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Short anecdotes about Hollywood stars.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Wet Paint (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Miss Gargle; Mr. Dripwaite
Synopsis
Wilbur gets in trouble for testing a "Wet Paint" sign.
Reprints

[New Boy Friend] (Table of Contents: 10)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Billy
Synopsis
Sis meets her new boy friend Billy
Keywords
candy

Indexer Notes

Clothing designs by Patricia Johnson, Carolyn Ford, Miss Lorna Jo Garfield, Diana Angion, Diana Fenton, Sharon Monahan, Peggy Rice, Joyce Bowen, Augusta H. Ara, Frances Maniscalco, Lorraine Orr, Pat Tency, Earlene Haegele and Nancy Belgarde.

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

Katy Fashions / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Colors
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Characters
Katy Keene

Indexer Notes

Katy Keene cutout fashion designs by Judy Glantz, Nancy Edwards, Carol Peterson, Mary Ellen Dussinger, Babara Lieser, June Sittner and Bert Seabourn.

Seeing the Light (Table of Contents: 12)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson
Synopsis
Red buys a lot of gadgets for his new bike, but forgets lights.

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Bus? Why take a bus? You look so beautiful with the wind and rain in your hair!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. The Hole Truth
    Wilbur
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  4. 3. It Pays to be Sick
    Wilbur
  5. 4. Snakes Alive
    Wilbur
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Wilbur Fun Page
  7. 6. The All American Town
    Wilbur
  8. 7. Stuff About Stars
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Wet Paint
    Wilbur
  11. 10. [New Boy Friend]
    Katy Keene
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Katy Fashions
  13. 12. Seeing the Light
    Wilbur
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