(January 1955)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine
Editing
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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

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Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dames! Bah!
Genre
humor
Characters
Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Red is upset with Laurie's friend, Lola.
Reprints
Keywords
dating

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White Cloverine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spell and Tell (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a nice composition, Laurie!... But weird is spelled.. w-e-i-r-d!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur and Laurie disagree on the correct spelling for weird.

Eat and Be Broke (Table of Contents: 3)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I'll have the pheasant under glass!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur takes Laurie to a fancy restaurant.

Candid Dandies (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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How was your vacation at Lake Ripple Hotel, Laurie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Slats Morgan; Miss Gargle; Red Wilson

Indexer Notes

Three three-panel comics.

Play As You Go (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hey! This is a good play!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur is watching a football play the coach came up with.

Indexer Notes

Story listed on cover.

On Your Toes! (Table of Contents: 6)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hmmmmm... wonder what Wilbur and Red are so engrossed in!?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Mr. Dripwaite
Synopsis
Principal Dripwaite is wondering what Wilbur and Red are working on in the drafting room.

Indexer Notes

Story listed on cover.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hi-Diddle.. Diddle,.... Slats and the Fiddle..... (Table of Contents: 8)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Have you heard the latest? Slats is taking music lessons...... his mother insisted that he play an instrument! I'll bet you can't guess which one he picked?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Linda Moore; Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Slats Morgan; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Slats has taken up playing the bass fiddle.

Indexer Notes

Story listed on cover.

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Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Dime of Your Life! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Gags 'n' Gals (Table of Contents: 11)

Linda; Laurie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Wilbur do you like your steak... just a teensy weensy well done!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Wilbur Wilkin

Indexer Notes

Six one-panel gags.

Movies Are Better Than Ever! (Table of Contents: 12)

Red / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Aw, I don't want to go!! I'm used to my small T.V. screen!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur takes Red to see a 3-D movie to show him how good movies are now.

Tie That (Table of Contents: 13)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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You're peeking, Wilbur!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Laurie has a surprise for Wilbur, but he won't cover his eyes.

No Eggs-Cuse (Table of Contents: 14)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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It was a dreamy movie sigh --- that Rock Hudson sends me out of this world!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Laurie forgot her package in the movie theater.

Pin Pal (Table of Contents: 15)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Red, you couldn't do that to me, Wilbur wailed.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Slats Morgan; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Red sold Wilbur's fraternity pin to Slats.

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Katy Keene / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
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Bill Woggon (signed)
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Bill Woggon (signed)
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Bill Woggon ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sis! Wipe that silly grin off your face and put your tongue in!
Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Bertha
Synopsis
Katy and Sis go to the art museum.

Indexer Notes

Contributions by Mary Beth Mylenki, Ilona Fridenberg, Colleen Hart, Bunny Goldner, Shirley Byus, Karen Wade, Gail Ann Singer, Suzi Smith, Diane Gargaro, Rose Marie Zabo, Claudia Mann, and Martin.

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Scripto / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Weighty Problems (Table of Contents: 20)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Hi Wilbur ole pal!! How about floating me a loan for a chocolate float?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Slats Morgan
Synopsis
Red sells the girls a powder that they can sprinkle on their food and not gain any weight.

Indexer Notes

Story listed on cover.

Loafer Bred! (Table of Contents: 21)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hi, Ginge! Did you get a pair of shoes?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Patsy; Ginger
Synopsis
Ginger is upset at the shoe store salesman.

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

Think (Table of Contents: 23)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Mmmmmm...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur sees the "Think" sign at the pool.

Return Engagement (Table of Contents: 24)

Laurie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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What..?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Laurie is mad at Wilbur and plans to send back his class pin.

Snow Bawl (Table of Contents: 25)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What's the matter, Laurie? You've got a funny look on your face!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Laurie is afraid Wilbur doesn't love her because he didn't pay any attention when she passed by.
Keywords
snow

I Wish.... I Wish (Table of Contents: 26)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I found a wishbone in my chicken sandwich! Anybody want it?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Slats Morgan; Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Slats gives Wilbur and Red a wishbone.

You Can Bank On It (Table of Contents: 27)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I'd like to be excused from being treasurer until the hay fever season is over!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Gargle; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur wants to be excused from being treasurer until hay fever season is over.

That's the Ticket (Table of Contents: 28)

Slats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Humph! There's not a place to park my car--
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Slats Morgan; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Slats parks by a fire hydrant then covers it with a snowman.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Dames! Bah!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. ["Hello, Bob, have you found that underseas treasure?"]
    White Cloverine
  3. 2. Spell and Tell
    Wilbur
  4. 3. Eat and Be Broke
    Wilbur
  5. 4. Candid Dandies
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Play As You Go
    Wilbur
  7. 6. On Your Toes!
    Wilbur
  8. 7. ["AMF Roadmaster sets a hot pace in the "Little 500" bike race!"]
  9. 8. Hi-Diddle.. Diddle,.... Slats and the Fiddle.....
    Wilbur
  10. 9. ["Gosh, Pud, wasn't it swell of mom 'n' pop to bring us along on this vacation to Alaska?!"]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  11. 10. Dime of Your Life!
    Jughead
  12. 11. Gags 'n' Gals
    Linda; Laurie
  13. 12. Movies Are Better Than Ever!
    Red
  14. 13. Tie That
    Wilbur
  15. 14. No Eggs-Cuse
    Wilbur
  16. 15. Pin Pal
  17. 16. ["Sis! Wipe that silly grin off your face and put your tongue in!"]
    Katy Keene
  18. 17. ["The best for better marks at school!"]
    Scripto
  19. 18. ["Archie points with pride to the Archie group"]
  20. 19. ["Don't dunk me in the gulp!! - boiling alcohol, Anyface!!"]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
  21. 20. Weighty Problems
    Wilbur
  22. 21. Loafer Bred!
    Ginger
  23. 22. ["It's here! -- A big new annual!"]
  24. 23. Think
    Wilbur
  25. 24. Return Engagement
    Laurie
  26. 25. Snow Bawl
    Wilbur
  27. 26. I Wish.... I Wish
    Wilbur
  28. 27. You Can Bank On It
    Wilbur
  29. 28. That's the Ticket
    Slats
  30. 29. ["Stop paying 89ยข each for song parade records!"]
  31. 30. ["Here's how we got Lionel trains"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Gary L. Watson