(November 1945)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Magazine [circle]
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 "FAIRY TALE PARADE, No. 87." Code number is F.T.P. 87-4511. Copyright 1945 by Oskar Lebeck.


[A queen follows a fairy] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Noonan
Inks:
Dan Noonan
Colors:
?

Indexer Notes

Art id by Hames Ware (via Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards).

["Sir Howard Bug had lost his heart to lady butterfly"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Noonan
Inks:
Dan Noonan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Sir Howard Bug saves a butterfly from a jay.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, yellow, and white. Art id by Hames Ware (via Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards).

Tiny Folk and the Dragon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
The wee folk meet a tiny dragon and help him defeat a giant.

Indexer Notes

Art id by OtherEric on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

The Broomstick Bride (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Noonan
Inks:
Dan Noonan ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
The King, falling ill, wants his son to be married. The court magician, Morin, conjures up a bride from a broomstick and the prince, not knowing of the deceit, agrees to marry her.

Indexer Notes

Art id by Hames Ware (via Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards).

The Emerald Incense Burner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as "THE Great Unknown"]
Inks:
? [as "THE Great Unknown"]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Abdullah
Synopsis:
Abdullah the baker has to support his seven lazy brothers. He has a dream in which he is told to go to Cairo and seek an enchanted emerald incense burner.

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware refer to this artist as "THE Great Unknown".

The Frog Prince (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur E. Jameson
Inks:
Arthur E. Jameson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A frog rescues a princess's golden ball and becomes her companion, much to her disgust.

Indexer Notes

Art id by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

["Three little men one summer night"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Noonan
Inks:
Dan Noonan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Three little men try to capture the moon's reflection in a pond.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, yellow, and white. Art id by Hames Ware (via Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards). The Toon Treasury reprint credits the art to Walt Kelly.

["Tom Titt and his henchmen it seems went aground,"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Noonan
Inks:
Dan Noonan ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Ted Turtle
Synopsis:
Three little men in a boat go aground and are rescued by a turtle

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [A queen follows a fairy]
  2. 1. ["Sir Howard Bug had lost his heart to lady butterfly"]
  3. 2. Tiny Folk and the Dragon
  4. 3. The Broomstick Bride
  5. 4. The Emerald Incense Burner
  6. 5. The Frog Prince
  7. 6. ["Three little men one summer night"]
  8. 7. ["Tom Titt and his henchmen it seems went aground,"]
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