(September 1959)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1959
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wilbur Wilkin, why did you stand me up? And I want the truth or nothing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Sheldon Broadbeam; Alec; Linda Moore
Reprints

My Buddy (Table of Contents: 1)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Alec; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur misses his date with Laurie because he was with other girls and when Alec tells Laurie, she misunderstands him.

Counting Sheep! (Table of Contents: 2)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Joe Harold
Pencils
Joe Harold
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Peggy; unnamed boy
Synopsis
An unnamed boy calls Peggy for advice on how to go to sleep.

The Story of Frankie Avalon: Part One (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis
An article about the beginnings of Frankie Avalon.

Indexer Notes

Ends with plug for Part Two in the next issue.

The Last Word (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Alec; Tiny; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Miss Sturdley; Mr. Bumble; Dodo
Synopsis
Tiny's mis-pronunciation of words begin to be used by the other students and faculty.

Doll Dance (Table of Contents: 5)

Linda and Laurie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo?
Inks
Rudy Lapick?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Wilbur Wilkin; Alec; Sheldon Broadbeam
Synopsis
The school has a dance where boys pick a doll and take the dollmaker to the dance. Linda destroys her doll only to find out that Wilbur picked it.

Seat of the Problem (Table of Contents: 6)

Tiny / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Tiny
Synopsis
Tiny is one seat away from getting the highest mark in the class on a test.

Cash As Cash Can (Table of Contents: 7)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Wilkin
Synopsis
Mr. Wilkin gives his definition of C.O.D.

All Paid Up! (Table of Contents: 8)

Sheldon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Sheldon Broadbeam
Synopsis
Sheldon explains his new job at Pop's.

Sacrifice Play (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Sheldon Broadbeam; Linda Moore; Alec
Synopsis
Laurie fakes that it is a special day so that Wilbur will not know what it is and take Laurie somewhere fancy to make her happy.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wilbur Wilkin, why did you stand me up? And I want the truth or nothing!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. My Buddy
    Wilbur
  3. 2. Counting Sheep!
    Shrimpy
  4. 3. The Story of Frankie Avalon: Part One
  5. 4. The Last Word
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Doll Dance
    Linda and Laurie
  7. 6. Seat of the Problem
    Tiny
  8. 7. Cash As Cash Can
    Wilbur
  9. 8. All Paid Up!
    Sheldon
  10. 9. Sacrifice Play
    Wilbur
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