(November 1958)

Dell, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell A Giant Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Heavy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect bound

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Walter Lantz cartoon characters / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Knothead; Splinter
Keywords:
tractor

Buckaroo Banter (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken
Keywords:
rodeo

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Fill in the word balloons using a number=letter code.

Woody Woodpecker at the County Fair (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter
Synopsis:
Knothead and Splinter keep wandering away from Woody at the fair. To get them back, Woody blows a whistle, whose tone upsets the fair's animals.
Keywords:
bull; elephant; fair; whistle

Upside Down Unicyclist (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Woody Woodpecker

Indexer Notes

Figures to cut out and assemble,

Royal Redskin Ruckus (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Lem Beene; Chief Sitting Duck; Wally Walrus
Synopsis:
After a crate falls on his head, a mild-mannered descendent of Dan'l Beene believes he's the pioneer himself and attacks the Indians at the fair.
Keywords:
arrows; fair

Indexer Notes

Dan'l Beene is a take-off on Daniel Boone. Mention is made in the story of having left-over coonskin caps from the Davy Crockett fad.

County Fair Riddle Review (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Knothead; Splinter

Indexer Notes

Match the drawing to the riddle.

Fair Funds (Table of Contents)

Homer Pigeon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Homer Pigeon; Carrie Pigeon; Red Cardinal
Synopsis:
Homer tries to earn some money for the fair by getting a job, but Red keeps sabotaging him.
Keywords:
dunk tank; fair; lawn-mower; newspaper delivery

Fortune Flip (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Knothead

Indexer Notes

Flipping beans onto a numbered board to reveal your fortune.

The Frigid Fair (Table of Contents)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chilly Willy; Ping; Pong; Billy Bear; Cap'n Pete; Wilbur Walrus
Synopsis:
When an abandoned ship floats into Chilly's harbor; the townspeople decide to have a South Pole version of a county fair.
Keywords:
balloons; beauty contest; dunk tank; fair; robbers; ship; telescope

Woody's Topknot Toss (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Woody Woodpecker (cameo)

Indexer Notes

A ring-toss game to cut out.

Side Show Showman (Table of Contents)

Buzz Buzzard / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Buzz Buzzard
Keywords:
flea circus; fortune teller

Who Rang the Gong? (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Buzz Buzzard

Indexer Notes

A connect-the-dots puzzle.

Horse Happy (Table of Contents)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Oswald; Floyd; Lloyd
Keywords:
fair; pickpocket

Food Fair (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Winnie Woodpecker

Indexer Notes

Puzzles involving food.

Musclebound (Table of Contents)

Sugarfoot / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Sugarfoot (horse)

Straw Souvenir (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter

Indexer Notes

How to make a noisemaker out of paper drinking straws.

["At a county fair in Trinidad..."] (Table of Contents)

Pepe and Pepito / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Murry

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pepe; Pepito; Mama
Synopsis:
Pepe, the former boxing champion, raises his son Pepito to be the next boxing champion but Pepito wants to play the drums instead. Fortunately, he figures out how to do both.
Reprints:
Keywords:
boxing; drums; Trinidad

House of Mirrors (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Woody Woodpecker

Indexer Notes

A maze involving a house of mirrors, with distorted versions of Woody pictured.

Double Letter Puzzle (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Wally Walrus; Knothead; Woody Woodpecker; Winnie Woodpecker; Homer Pigeon; Buzz Buzzard

Indexer Notes

Word puzzles in which missing spaces have to be filled with two consecutive letters.

Charlie Chicken's Livestock Exchange (Table of Contents)

Charlie Chicken / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Charlie Chicken

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the names on the signs on the animals' pens.

Carrie's Patchwork Quilt (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Carrie Pigeon (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. A "color the marked areas" puzzle.

[Unusual Corn; Prize Pie] (Table of Contents)

Knothead and Splinter / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Knothead; Splinter; Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis:
Two cartoons: Knothead and Splinter paint ears of corn for the "Unusual Varieties" contest. Knothead and Splinter eat the first place blueberry pie.
Keywords:
corn; pie

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Two pantomime cartoons.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Walter Lantz cartoon characters
  2. 1. Buckaroo Banter
    Andy Panda
  3. 2. Woody Woodpecker at the County Fair
    Woody Woodpecker
  4. 3. Upside Down Unicyclist
  5. 4. Royal Redskin Ruckus
    Andy Panda
  6. 5. County Fair Riddle Review
  7. 6. Fair Funds
    Homer Pigeon
  8. 7. Fortune Flip
  9. 8. The Frigid Fair
    Chilly Willy
  10. 9. Woody's Topknot Toss
    Woody Woodpecker
  11. 10. Side Show Showman
    Buzz Buzzard
  12. 11. Who Rang the Gong?
  13. 12. Horse Happy
    Oswald the Rabbit
  14. 13. Food Fair
  15. 14. Musclebound
    Sugarfoot
  16. 15. Straw Souvenir
    Woody Woodpecker
  17. 16. ["At a county fair in Trinidad..."]
    Pepe and Pepito
  18. 17. House of Mirrors
    Woody Woodpecker
  19. 18. Double Letter Puzzle
  20. 19. Charlie Chicken's Livestock Exchange
    Charlie Chicken
  21. 20. Carrie's Patchwork Quilt
  22. 21. [Unusual Corn; Prize Pie]
    Knothead and Splinter
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