(April 1953)

Dell, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
Chase Craig (managing editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
Full Color Covers and Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter

I'm Takin' It Easy This Easter! (Table of Contents)

Mars; Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Easter Bunny

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Illustrated ad for Milky Way candy bars.

[Trying to Reform the Tigers] (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley
Job Number:
N.F. #194-534

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; The Tigers (Drooly; Snapper; Pappy) (villains)
Synopsis:
Woody uses a "Man from Mars" outfit to try to scare the Tigers into reforming.

[Spies in Portugal] (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken
Synopsis:
While visiting Lisbon, Portugal, Andy and Charlie become involved with espionage involving communist spies and American atomic secrets.

[The Mistaken Robbers] (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Tackhammer
Synopsis:
Tackhammer forgets the key to his house. As he and Woody are trying to gain entry, a pair of bank robbers spot them and assume they are burglars. The crooks force Woody and Tackhammer to assist them on a bank robbery.

[Carnival Competition] (Table of Contents)

Homer Pigeon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Del Connell
Pencils:
Vivie Risto
Inks:
Vivie Risto
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vivie Risto

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Homer Pigeon; Carrie; Red Cardinal
Synopsis:
Homer and Red compete at games at a carnival to try to impress Carrie.

[Quiet Please!] (Table of Contents)

Charlie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lloyd White
Inks:
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors:
?
Letters:
Suzanne Seaborne

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Charlie Chicken
Synopsis:
Charlie gets thrown out of a library for laughing while reading funny stories and crying while reading sad stories.

[Charlie's School] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Chicken / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Charlie Chicken; Goat
Synopsis:
Charlie opens a school with a guarantee that students will learn or get double their money back.

A Bird's Best Friend (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter
Synopsis:
Knothead and Splinter beg Woody to let them keep a squirrel as a pet.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

[Boxing Match in Basement] (Table of Contents)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lloyd White
Inks:
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors:
?
Letters:
Suzanne Seaborne

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis:
Floyd and Lloyd arrange a boxing match between Oswald and Willie Woodchuck's father, which they hold in Oswald's basement.

Free to New Dell Comics Club Members Only (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Woody Woodpecker

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to New Funnies. Premium is a gold-plated key holder. Rate is 12 issues for $1.00.

Go Ahead...You Can Really Pet the Fuzzy Yellow Cat! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Illustrated ad for Fuzzy Wuzzy Tell-A-Tale books, Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, Wisconsin.

Gretchen Fraser Sparks in Ski Race (Table of Contents)

Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Gretchen Fraser

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal, featuring slalom skier Gretchen Fraser. Part of the "What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!" series of ads.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Woody Woodpecker
  2. 1. I'm Takin' It Easy This Easter!
    Mars; Milky Way
  3. 2. [Trying to Reform the Tigers]
    Woody Woodpecker
  4. 3. [Spies in Portugal]
    Andy Panda
  5. 4. [The Mistaken Robbers]
    Woody Woodpecker
  6. 5. [Carnival Competition]
    Homer Pigeon
  7. 6. [Quiet Please!]
    Charlie
  8. 7. [Charlie's School]
    Charlie Chicken
  9. 8. A Bird's Best Friend
    Woody Woodpecker
  10. 9. [Boxing Match in Basement]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  11. 10. Free to New Dell Comics Club Members Only
  12. 11. Go Ahead...You Can Really Pet the Fuzzy Yellow Cat!
  13. 12. Gretchen Fraser Sparks in Ski Race
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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