(December 1953)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1953-10-22
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 1953, page 337, registration number B442430.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards ?
Inks
Joe Edwards ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm tired of always being a substitute! I'd like to be on the first team with Wilbur!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Red Wilson

Photo Finish (Table of Contents: 1)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Slats Morgan; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Red Wilson
Synopsis
Slats uses trick photography to make it appear that Wilbur is kissing girls all over town, much to Laurie's dismay.

The Eyes Have It! (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Slats Morgan; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur decks the other boys when they laugh at a sweater Laurie made for him.

What A System! (Table of Contents: 3)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur shows his dad how to use a typewriter.

The Will That Won't (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Slats Morgan; Red Wilson
Synopsis
The gang practice what they've learned about willpower from a book they've read.

Stuff About Stars (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

An article about the latest goings on in Hollywood. Actors mentioned include Kathyrn Grayson, John Wayne, Roger Livesey, Douglas Dick, and Errol Flynn. Movies mentioned include "Hondo", "So This Is Love", "Plunder In the Sun" and "The Master of Ballantrae".

Palmy Daze (Table of Contents: 6)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur decides to have a palm read.

Dollars and Sense (Table of Contents: 7)

Laurie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Commodore Lake
Synopsis
Laurie has to explain to her dad about a pullover that cost $25.00.

Food For Thought (Table of Contents: 8)

Red / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Red Wilson
Synopsis
Red gets a job eating hamburgers all day in order to attract customers to a restaurant.

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

Katy Keene / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene; Skipper Mason; K. O. Kirby; Billy (Sis' friend)
Synopsis
The Skipper brings Sis a boomerang from Australia that spells trouble for Katy.

All Wound Up (Table of Contents: 10)

Red / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Slats Morgan
Synopsis
The boys drag Red to the nurse's office when he keeps shaking his right arm up and down.

Tetched In the Head (Table of Contents: 11)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur argues with an umpire at a baseball game whether he was safe or tagged out.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'm tired of always being a substitute! I'd like to be on the first team with Wilbur!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. Photo Finish
    Wilbur
  3. 2. The Eyes Have It!
    Wilbur
  4. 3. What A System!
    Wilbur
  5. 4. The Will That Won't
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Stuff About Stars
  7. 6. Palmy Daze
    Wilbur
  8. 7. Dollars and Sense
    Laurie
  9. 8. Food For Thought
    Red
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Katy Keene
  11. 10. All Wound Up
    Red
  12. 11. Tetched In the Head
    Wilbur
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bill Devine
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dan Kocher
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Keith Alan Morgan
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