(May 1958)

Dell, 1955 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
Chase Craig (editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

10 cent and 15 cent cover price versions exist. 15 cent versions may have been intended for sale in Canada. No price is given in the indicia.


[Painting Elmer's head] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks:
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd

"The Spinning Egg" (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny's "Trick of the Month" / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Letters:
Tony Strobl

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
Bugs shows how to make an egg spin like a top.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

[Elmer's Uncle Bradford] (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Abranz
Inks:
Fred Abranz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd; Elmer's Uncle Bradford
Synopsis:
Bugs and Elmer try to fool Elmer's rich Uncle Bradford into thinking that Elmer is a big-game hunter.

Indexer Notes

Technically the name is "Bwadford" in Fudd-speak.

[Tricking Yosemite Sam into being kind] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
Phil de Lara
Inks:
Phil de Lara
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Yosemite Sam
Synopsis:
Porky and Cicero rig up a plan to make Yosemite Sam act as a good Samaritan for a day.

Indexer Notes

Story listed as Good Samaritan in Christensen's notes.

[Tweety the Powerful] (Table of Contents)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tweety; Sylvester; Prof. Fumble; Butch
Synopsis:
Tweety takes one of Prof. Fumble's strength pills and becomes as strong as an elephant.

Lost and Found (Table of Contents)

[Daffy Duck] / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
Daffy volunteers Elmer to baby-sit the neighbor's puppy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with one 1/4 page illustration.

[Little Suki, the Japanese Doll] (Table of Contents)

Mary Jane and Sniffles / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles; Mary Jane's mother
Synopsis:
Mary Jane decorates her garden in Japanese style so that Suki, her Japanese doll, won't be homesick.

[Elmer's homemade boat] (Table of Contents)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil de Lara
Inks:
Phil de Lara
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
Daffy and Elmer have a series of misadventures while trying to take Elmer's homemade boat down to the ocean.

[Duck Decoy] (Table of Contents)

Daffy / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil de Lara
Inks:
Phil de Lara
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daffy Duck
Synopsis:
Daffy pretends to be a decoy to fool a hunter.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents".

The porker who's a corker is...Porky Pig! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Porky Pig (cameo); Petunia Pig (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for Dell's Porky Pig comic. Cover to Porky Pig (1952 series) #58 is depicted.

Free-Pocket picture holder to every new subscriber! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Bugs Bunny

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Promo for subscriptions to Looney Tunes comics. Rate is $1.20 for 12 issues plus premium of a vinyl pocket picture holder.

Goldilocks and the Grouchy Bears (Table of Contents)

[Nothing does it like Seven-Up!] / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Goldilocks; Three Bears
Synopsis:
Goldilocks and the Three Bears story retold in 1958 teen slang. Format is a combination of text and pictures.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Part of the "Nothing does it like Seven-Up" series for Seven-Up soft drink.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Painting Elmer's head]
  2. 1. "The Spinning Egg"
    Bugs Bunny's "Trick of the Month"
  3. 2. [Elmer's Uncle Bradford]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. [Tricking Yosemite Sam into being kind]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. [Tweety the Powerful]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  6. 5. Lost and Found
    [Daffy Duck]
  7. 6. [Little Suki, the Japanese Doll]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. [Elmer's homemade boat]
    Daffy Duck
  9. 8. [Duck Decoy]
    Daffy
  10. 9. The porker who's a corker is...Porky Pig!
  11. 10. Free-Pocket picture holder to every new subscriber!
  12. 11. Goldilocks and the Grouchy Bears
    [Nothing does it like Seven-Up!]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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