(September 1963)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1963
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, 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

Most of the stories in this issue are reprinted from Wilbur Comics (Archie, 1944 Series) #80.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hah! I thought you could read Laurie like a book?
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore

Indexer Notes

This cover has the same script as the cover for Wilbur Comics (Archie, 1944 Series) #81.

The Big Blow! (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
teen; humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Alec; Mr. Moore
Synopsis
The guys ignore Linda in favor of her father's new state-of-the-art multimedia console, which includes TV, phonograph, and a radio that picks up any station anywhere. Linda turns the dial to a very obscure station, and the weather forecast convinces the guys that a blizzard is coming.
Reprints

Poor Butterfly (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Alec; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur goes out hunting with a butterfly net, but what he gets isn't a butterfly, but Linda's, er, posterior.
Reprints

Heart's Desire (Table of Contents: 3)

Wilbur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Tiny; Bolo Brown; Dodo
Synopsis
The Big-Moose like Tiny hires the diminutive con artist Bolo to help him get to first base with the girl he likes, the bespectacled Dodo. But it turns out that Dodo actually carries a torch for Bolo, who turns the situation to his advantage.
Reprints

Weather Profit (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Alec; Laurie Lake; Bolo
Synopsis
By using a sarcastic tone, Bolo manages to con Alec while telling him nothing but the truth.
Reprints

Blow the Man Down (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Mr. Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to help Linda give a vacuum cleaner more power, and winds up turning it into a rocket that has Mr. Moore on the run.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original appearance of this story has the second Wilbur logo, while this reprint mysteriously features the first logo.

Rally to the Alley Girls (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A non-fiction article that discusses bowling fashions for women.

Wet Rain! (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Greg are in the pool when it starts raining.
Reprints

Music For You (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A non-fiction article about playing an instrument and music.

Wilbur's Poetry Corner (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Alec; Miss Sturdley; Sheldon Broadbeam

Indexer Notes

Contains four funny limericks.

Frame of Mind (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Alec; Mr. Lake
Synopsis
A discussion between Linda and Alec makes Wilbur think that Laurie is trying to "frame" him for something she did.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hah! I thought you could read Laurie like a book?"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. The Big Blow!
    Wilbur
  3. 2. Poor Butterfly
    Wilbur
  4. 3. Heart's Desire
    Wilbur
  5. 4. Weather Profit
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Blow the Man Down
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Rally to the Alley Girls
  8. 7. Wet Rain!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Music For You
  10. 9. Wilbur's Poetry Corner
    Wilbur
  11. 10. Frame of Mind
    Wilbur
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