(July 1958)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1958-04-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
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 1958, page 172, registration number B710948.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you name anything that we get from chemistry that we'd be better off without?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This issue's cover was later redrawn for the cover of Wilbur #89.

America's Greatest Ring Bargains (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Harem Company (House of Rings) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Genuine Imitation (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Wilburkins! ... honey ... sugar ... darling!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Slats Morgan; Chick; the Lake's butler; Marilyn Monroe (mentioned)
Synopsis
Linda imitates Laurie's voice over the telephone and invites several boys to a party at Laurie's house.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball team; house party; sputnik; telephone; wrestling team

Indexer Notes

Story and art credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #220.

The Open Road Is Yours! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires; United States Rubber / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Out of This World! The New Archie Annual No. 10 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Birds That Can't Fly (Table of Contents: 5)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren ? (illustration)
Inks
Ken Hultgren ? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
These giant birds lost the power of flight many years ago.
Genre
animal; nature
Keywords
birds; evolution

Indexer Notes

Short paragraphs about birds that no longer fly: the African ostrich, the cassowary, the South American rhea and the kiwi.

Hey Kids! Go Fast, Stop Fast (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Bendix Power Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Big Laugh Every Time! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Griffin Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A New Face (Table of Contents: 8)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
School, Fooey!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Slats Morgan; Bolo Brown; Laurie Lake; Mr. Dripwaite (mentioned)
Synopsis
Wilbur and Slats 'help' show the new kid (Bolo) around the school.
Reprints
Keywords
first aid; football; girls locker room; trophy case; water fountain

Indexer Notes

Art credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #222.

With My Compliments (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Wilburkins! I brought a batch of my pictures for you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Red Wilson; Slats Morgan; Mr. Lake
Synopsis
After being on the receiving end of Slats' prank, Wilbur devises a way to get even.
Reprints
Keywords
glue; house party; library; photographs; treasure hunt

Indexer Notes

Art credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #222.

[18 Hit Parade Record Songs $2.98] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Best Values Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do Not Disturb (Table of Contents: 11)

Laurie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Humph! There goes the phone!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Slats Morgan; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
While reading a book, Laurie is interrupted by a phone call and the door bell ringing.
Reprints
Keywords
doorbell; phone call

Indexer Notes

Story and art credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #220.

Four-Footed Heritage (Table of Contents: 12)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren (illustration)
Inks
Ken Hultgren (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The great western reaches of America was filled with buffalo, antelopes...
Genre
animal; history; nature
Characters
Hernando Cortez
Synopsis
The story of how horses came to North America.
Keywords
Aztecs; horses; Mexico; Spanish conquest

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Lucky Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

20 Dresses for $3.50 (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Ace Mail Order Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Fight to the Finish (Table of Contents: 15)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Laurie! I rushed over as soon as...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Slats Morgan; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Laurie forgot that she made two dates for the same evening and asks Wilbur to step aside.
Reprints
Keywords
chivalry; fist fight; soda shop

Indexer Notes

Story and art credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #220.

A Real Mobile Tank (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corporation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing Precision Miniature Secret Camera (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Look Kids! Big Powerful Magic Magnifier] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Batty & Jim; Wilson Chemical Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Can you name anything that we get from chemistry that we'd be better off without?"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. America's Greatest Ring Bargains
    Harem Company (House of Rings)
  3. 2. A Genuine Imitation
    Wilbur
  4. 3. The Open Road Is Yours!
    U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires; United States Rubber
  5. 4. Out of This World! The New Archie Annual No. 10
    Archie
  6. 5. Birds That Can't Fly
    Nature's Notebook
  7. 6. Hey Kids! Go Fast, Stop Fast
    Bendix Power Brake
  8. 7. A Big Laugh Every Time!
    Griffin Products
  9. 8. A New Face
    Wilbur
  10. 9. With My Compliments
    Wilbur
  11. 10. [18 Hit Parade Record Songs $2.98]
    Best Values Company
  12. 11. Do Not Disturb
    Laurie
  13. 12. Four-Footed Heritage
    Nature's Notebook
  14. 13. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Lucky Products
  15. 14. 20 Dresses for $3.50
    Ace Mail Order Company
  16. 15. Fight to the Finish
    Wilbur
  17. 16. A Real Mobile Tank
    Honor House Products Corporation
  18. 17. Amazing Precision Miniature Secret Camera
    Honor House Products Corporation
  19. 18. [Look Kids! Big Powerful Magic Magnifier]
    Batty & Jim; Wilson Chemical Company
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