(January 1954)

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:
Bill Weaver
Inks:
Bill Weaver
Colors:
?

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

The Same to You...and Many of 'Em! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

"Shiver Valley" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Bill Weaver
Inks:
Bill Weaver
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Weaver
Job Number:
N.F. #203-541

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter
Synopsis:
Woody and Knothead and Splinter go to Shiver Valley where Woody plans to go into business. However, changeable weather keeps Woody ordering different items that quickly become obsolete.

[Cliff-Dwelling Crook] (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Lynn Karp
Inks:
Lynn Karp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken
Synopsis:
Andy and Charlie go into Indian country to take photographs of cliff-dwellings and run into a crook using the dwellings as a hide-out.

[The Cat Catchers] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lynn Karp
Inks:
Lynn Karp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis:
A cat wanders into an atomic testing laboratory and escapes. A reward of $500 is offered for the cat and Oswald and Floyd and Lloyd catch a number of stray cats, none of which is the one wanted.

[The Homing Helmet] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Homer Pigeon; Carrie; Red Cardinal
Synopsis:
Homer's homing instinct is affected by a cold. Red Cardinal gives him a radio-equipped pilot's helmet to let him follow the radio signal. Meanwhile the police are hunting a gang of desperadoes and their radio messages are flooding the airwaves, causing Homer to miss the homing beam. He gets caught in a storm and accidentally leads the police to the gang's hideout.

[The Messenger Test] (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Dick Hall
Inks:
Dick Hall
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Hall

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Buzz Buzzard
Synopsis:
Woody and Buzz both apply for a job as a messenger. They are told to return the next morning. That night Buzz fakes a phone call from the messenger service and tells Woody to deliver a dozen eggs to Piker's Peak.
Reprints:

Woody and the Snowman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lynn Karp
Inks:
Lynn Karp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Buzz Buzzard
Synopsis:
When Buzz tries to swipe Woody's bag of groceries, Woody hides out in a hollow snowman.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[Finding Charlie's Talents] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Hall
Inks:
Dick Hall
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Hall

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Charlie Chicken; Prof. Gerbeever
Synopsis:
Having discovered Charlie has an IQ of zero, Prof. Gerbeever decides to develop Charlie's talents and make a genius of him.

Parents! Give Dell Comic Gift Subscriptions! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[Recorded Christmas Carols] (Table of Contents)

Oswald / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis:
Floyd and Lloyd use a record player when they go caroling.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1953. No circulation figured listed.

[Termite Tester] (Table of Contents)

Woody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Hall
Inks:
Dick Hall
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Hall

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Wally Walrus
Synopsis:
Woody checks Wally's home for termites by pecking holes in the floors.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color.

"Spark Up! Fake Out That Pass Defender!" Said Tom Fears (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties; Spark Up With Wheaties! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Woody Woodpecker
  2. 1. The Same to You...and Many of 'Em!
    Mars; Milky Way
  3. 2. "Shiver Valley"
    Woody Woodpecker
  4. 3. [Cliff-Dwelling Crook]
    Andy Panda
  5. 4. [The Cat Catchers]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  6. 5. [The Homing Helmet]
    Homer Pigeon
  7. 6. [The Messenger Test]
    Woody Woodpecker
  8. 7. Woody and the Snowman
    Woody Woodpecker
  9. 8. [Finding Charlie's Talents]
    Charlie Chicken
  10. 9. Parents! Give Dell Comic Gift Subscriptions!
  11. 10. [Recorded Christmas Carols]
    Oswald
  12. 11. Statement of Ownership
  13. 12. [Termite Tester]
    Woody
  14. 13. "Spark Up! Fake Out That Pass Defender!" Said Tom Fears
    Wheaties; Spark Up With Wheaties!
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