File31Wilbur Comics #29 on the left from Archie Comics was published February 1950.

The cover gag, “Wilbur, when I say pay more attention to figures, I mean the ones on the blackboard!” featuring Wilbur Wilkin and Miss Gargle Cover  is a doppelganger of Laugh Comics #32 (April 1949) .

Having discovered how great Wilbur’s actually are, I’ve been adding the “best of the best.”  Wilbur books I own are shown below, #6 with an awesome spin the bottle cover, #8 (Spring 1946) with a not-so-subtle innuendo by cover artist Al Fagaly, #11 with the “hot for teacher” theme, #28 with the “who is that nurse passing by cover” and #40 December 1951 – complete with Bill Vigoda football cover.

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Regrettably, I sold #16*December 1947 (also Al Fagaly cover).