(November 1961 - January 1962)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-08-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
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 SPACE MOUSE, No. 1244." Code number is SPACE M.O.S. #1244-6110.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Space Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Space Mouse
Synopsis:
Space Mouse standing on a small asteroid in space.

Indexer Notes

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

Slight Boo Boo (Table of Contents)

Space Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Space Mouse

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover; black and white. This sequence replaced with a color ad for Kellogg's OKs breakfast cereal in some copies.

Exiled In Space (Table of Contents)

Space Mouse / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Space Mouse; Size, King of Rodentia; Black Tom (villain)
Synopsis:
Space Mouse is captured by the cats of Felinia and is exiled to the planet "Nothing," which is just a round ball. The surface turns out to be a shell covering the planet of the "Caution People" who are afraid of everything.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Synopsis by Merlin Haas (June 27, 2007).

The Million Dollar Idea (Table of Contents)

Space Mouse / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Space Mouse; Size, King of Rodentia
Synopsis:
The Royal Treasury is empty and collection agents are repossessing the King's rocket fleet and other possessions. Space Mouse comes up an idea to open the castle for paid tours to raise funds.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Synopsis by Merlin Haas (June 27, 2007).

The Speed Trap (Table of Contents)

Space Mouse / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Space Mouse; Size, King of Rodentia
Synopsis:
King Size sends Space Mouse to fetch some Plutonian Pickles for lunch, but Space Mouse gets arrested for exceeding the speed limit.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Synopsis by Merlin Haas (June 27, 2007).

Doing His Duty (Table of Contents)

Inspector Willoughby / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; western-frontier
Characters:
Inspector Willoughby
Synopsis:
On a riverboat to River City, Inspector Willoughby has to keep a crook from stealing a bag of money he is transporting.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Synopsis by Merlin Haas (June 27, 2007).

Hop To It (Table of Contents)

Space Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Space Mouse; Dr. Rodent Rocket; Size, King of Rodentia
Synopsis:
Dr. Rocket invents the "Lunar Leaper," a pogo-stick designed to hop from planet to planet. Space Mouse is picked to test it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Synopsis by Merlin Haas (June 27, 2007).

Unwanted (Table of Contents)

Space Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
john Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Space Mouse
Synopsis:
Space Mouse goes to a supposedly uninhabited planet to practice the trumpet.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Synopsis by Merlin Haas (June 27, 2007).

Double Header (Table of Contents)

Space Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction; sports
Characters:
Space Mouse
Synopsis:
Space Mouse's batted baseball knocks a hole in a spacecraft's windshield and also in the driver's helmet.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Synopsis by Merlin Haas (June 27, 2007).

High Flyer (Table of Contents)

Space Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
? or none (see notes)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Space Mouse
Synopsis:
Space Mouse is testing a new rocket when he sees a kite flying past.

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover; black and white. Some copies have this sequence in full color. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Synopsis by Merlin Haas (June 27, 2007).

Bubble Boat (Table of Contents)

Space Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Space Mouse

Indexer Notes

Back Cover; color. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). This sequence is replaced by an ad for Schwinn Bicycles in some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Space Mouse
  2. 1. Slight Boo Boo
    Space Mouse
  3. 2. Exiled In Space
    Space Mouse
  4. 3. The Million Dollar Idea
    Space Mouse
  5. 4. The Speed Trap
    Space Mouse
  6. 5. Doing His Duty
    Inspector Willoughby
  7. 6. Hop To It
    Space Mouse
  8. 7. Unwanted
    Space Mouse
  9. 8. Double Header
    Space Mouse
  10. 9. High Flyer
    Space Mouse
  11. 10. Bubble Boat
    Space Mouse
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Pat Conolly
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • John P. Selegue
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ken Lemons
  • Chris Launder
  • Jim Walls
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Gary Perlman
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • James Ludwig
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Mike Nielsen
  • David Porta
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Ken Kwilinski
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Max Capp
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Darrel McCann
  • Peter Croome