(January 1958)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1957-11-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
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 1957, page 360, registration number B682906.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Edwards ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yup!... I paid a hundred bucks for this dog, Laurie! He's part terrier and part bull!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Slats Morgan

Mirthquake (Table of Contents: 1)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Slats Morgan; Red Wilson; Mr. Dripwaite
Synopsis
Slats goes to a store each day and buys a list of jokes for the day. However, he doesn't know that Red writes them. The jokes don't make sense, but Red tells the gang to laugh so that Slats will look like an idiot.

A Practical Girl! (Table of Contents: 2)

Linda / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Linda Moore
Synopsis
Linda asks for a football helmet for Christmas so she won't get hit with snowballs.

Krazy Definitions (Table of Contents: 3)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Red Wilson

Indexer Notes

Humorous definitions for clothes, summer, teen-ager, football, and sneeze.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Waiting Game! (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Mr. Lake; Slats Morgan; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Once again, Slats and Linda scheme to break up Wilbur and Laurie.

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

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

The 7 Cities of Gold (Table of Contents: 7)

Our American Heritage / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Chalk Talk (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx beats up the boy who calls her a tomboy.

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

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

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

Characters
Wilbur Wilkin
Keywords
puzzle

Indexer Notes

Contains a word ladder and a puzzle.

Pool Sharks (Table of Contents: 10)

Wilbur / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake; Mr. Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur and Red are assigned to pick up chlorine and put it in Mr. Lake's pool. Instead, they put butterscotch pudding mix in the pool.

From Bath To Worse (Table of Contents: 11)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Merry Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx thinks her mother wanted a goldfish because she is bathed so much.

Future Indefinite (Table of Contents: 12)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Merry Holliday; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx doesn't have much of a choice: she can be an old maid like Aunt Agatha or marry someone like her father.

Wilbur Does It (Table of Contents: 13)

Wilbur / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

Contains how to make a safety badge and party ideas.
Page tells readers to look for more puzzles and games in future issues of this book.
All ideas on page submitted by Laura and Betty Wilson of San Francisco.

Present Imperfect (Table of Contents: 14)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling ?
Pencils
Bob Bolling ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Mrs. Smith; Mary
Synopsis
Pat gives a birthday present to Mary.

Fly Baby (Table of Contents: 15)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling ?
Pencils
Bob Bolling ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat Smith; Mr. Smith
Synopsis
Pat annoys another passenger on the plane.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Keywords
puzzle

Indexer Notes

Contains a tangram puzzle and complete the picture.

The Dress (Table of Contents: 17)

Laurie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Mr. Lake; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Laurie has dress problems.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Yup!... I paid a hundred bucks for this dog, Laurie! He's part terrier and part bull!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. Mirthquake
    Wilbur
  3. 2. A Practical Girl!
    Linda
  4. 3. Krazy Definitions
    Wilbur
  5. 4. ["Hey kids!"]
    Little Archie
  6. 5. The Waiting Game!
    Wilbur
  7. 6. ["This one has everything!"]
    Archie
  8. 7. The 7 Cities of Gold
    Our American Heritage
  9. 8. Chalk Talk
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  11. 10. Pool Sharks
    Wilbur
  12. 11. From Bath To Worse
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Future Indefinite
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Wilbur Does It
    Wilbur
  15. 14. Present Imperfect
    Pat the Brat
  16. 15. Fly Baby
    Pat the Brat
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wilbur Fun Page
  18. 17. The Dress
    Laurie
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