(November 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

Issue Notes

Last issue before hiatus.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wilbur, why don't you tell Laurie to move? She's ruining your view!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Sheldon Broadbeam
Keywords
lighthouse; painting

South of the Boarder (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; Linda Moore; Sheldon Broadbeam; Alec; Eustace B. Culpepper
Synopsis
Wilbur, Alec, and Sheldon try to get rid of Laurie's southern guest, Eustace B. Culpepper.
Reprints

Best Catch (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx hangs up her best catch of the season-a baseball.

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

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Article on the later years of Frankie Avalon.

An Ounce of Bounce (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; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Alec; Pepper Magee
Synopsis
Linda and Alec scheme to make Laurie act like Pepper, who Wilbur greatly dislkies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is not the same Pepper that would later appear in Doyle and DeCarlo's She's Josie (Archie, 1963 Series).

Handle With Care (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Alec
Synopsis
Linda tries to get Wilbur to play hard-to-get so that Laurie will break up with him and Linda can date him.
Reprints

Stripped Gears (Table of Contents: 6)

Tiny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Tiny
Synopsis
Tiny drives recklessly and is pulled over by a cop.
Reprints

Water on the Brain (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Tiny; Wilbur Wilkin; Sheldon Broadbeam; Slats Morgan; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Tiny thinks that the chemical formula for water is the letters from H to O.
Reprints

Something Fishy (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Pop's
Synopsis
When Wilbur orders fish because it is brain food, Pop's suggests buying a whale.
Reprints

Bubble Trouble (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; Sheldon Broadbeam; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Alec; Mr. Moore
Synopsis
Alec puts bubbles into the drinks at Linda's party.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wilbur, why don't you tell Laurie to move? She's ruining your view!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. South of the Boarder
    Wilbur
  3. 2. Best Catch
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Story of Frankie Avalon: Part Two
  5. 4. An Ounce of Bounce
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Handle With Care
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Stripped Gears
    Tiny
  8. 7. Water on the Brain
    Tiny
  9. 8. Something Fishy
    Wilbur
  10. 9. Bubble Trouble
    Wilbur
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