(February-April 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Walter Lantz CHILLY WILLY, No. 1074." Code number is C.WILLY O.S. #1074-602. Copyright 1960 by Walter Lantz Productions, Inc. Fifth of nine Chilly Willy Four Colors.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chilly Willy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chilly Willy
Synopsis:
Chilly Willy looking at snowflakes through a giant magnifying glass.
Keywords:
igloos; magnifying glasses; snow; snowflakes

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Flying High (Table of Contents)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chilly Willy
Synopsis:
Chilly's attempt at building a sailboat ends up with him riding a kite instead.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Real Fargo Express (Table of Contents)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chilly Willy
Synopsis:
Chilly is a substitute for the regular Real Fargo Express carrier to Polar City. At Polar City, two wolves direct him to a phony express office to steal the gold he's carrying.

Indexer Notes

Real Fargo Express is a take-off on Wells Fargo. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Rapid Rescue (Table of Contents)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chilly Willy; Homer Pigeon (cameo); Grandpa Penguin (grandfather of Chilly Willy)
Synopsis:
Chilly goes to visit his grandfather, who can't see well due to the hair hanging in his eyes. This leads to a series of "Mr. Magoo-ish" gags about Grandpa not being able to identify things properly.

Indexer Notes

Homer Pigeon just appears in the opening panel delivering an Air Mail Special Delivery letter. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Sea King's Quarrel (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chilly Willy; Patty Penguin; King Neptune; Waldo Whale
Synopsis:
Neptune, King of the Sea, gets upset when Chilly and his fellow penguins dump their trash in the ocean. He threatens to have Titus Tidal Wave swamp their village if they don't stop.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Polar Pirates (Table of Contents)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chilly Willy; Patty Penguin
Synopsis:
Embarrassed by the weight-lifting penguins at the beach, weakling Chilly goes off to a remote part of the beach where he sees polar bear pirates burying some treasure.

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Snug as a bug (Table of Contents)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chilly Willy
Synopsis:
Chilly builds an extension to the entrance to his igloo so he can fish without leaving home.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Pantomime story. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Turnabout (Table of Contents)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vivie Risto
Inks:
Vivie Risto

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chilly Willy; Bully Bear (villain)
Synopsis:
Bully Bear's squirt gun freezes as he fires it at Chilly.

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover; black and white; pantomime story.

Five Seconds to Play! (Table of Contents)

Frisky Fudgie; Kraft Fudgies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Frisky Fudgie
Synopsis:
Frisky Fudgie helps Billy make the winning shot at the basketball game.

Indexer Notes

Back Cover; color. Ad in comic form for Kraft Fudgies candy. Part of a series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Chilly Willy
  2. 1. Flying High
    Chilly Willy
  3. 2. Real Fargo Express
    Chilly Willy
  4. 3. The Rapid Rescue
    Chilly Willy
  5. 4. The Sea King's Quarrel
    Chilly Willy
  6. 5. Polar Pirates
    Chilly Willy
  7. 6. Snug as a bug
    Chilly Willy
  8. 7. Turnabout
    Chilly Willy
  9. 8. Five Seconds to Play!
    Frisky Fudgie; Kraft Fudgies
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