(December 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 "CHRISTMAS WITH MOTHER GOOSE, No. 90." Code number is MGOS 90-4512. Copyright 1945 by Oskar Lebeck.


Christmas with Mother Goose (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Santa Claus; Mother Goose
Keywords:
Christmas; dancing; mice

Indexer Notes

Cover has "Illustrated by Walt Kelly" in typeset letters.

An Invitation (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Introduction to the comic, told in rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Text and illustrations.

A Christmas Party (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Little Boy Blue; Jack Horner; Georgie Porgie; Old King Cole; Queen of Hearts; Jack and Jill
Synopsis:
Mother Goose throws a Christmas party.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

People at the Party (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Wee Willie Winkie; Little Bo Peep; Simple Simon; Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater
Synopsis:
Descriptions of nursery rhyme characters with a blank for their names.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Santa's Elves Meet Father and Mother Hubbard (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Father Hubbard; Mother Hubbard; Polly Flinders; Georgie Porgie; Curlylocks; Santa Claus; Crinklewig
Synopsis:
In Mother Goose Land, Santa's elves help a poor shoemaker and his wife. In appreciation, the pair go with the elves to help in Santa's workshop.

Christmas Songs (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
[Traditional songs]
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jack Horner
Synopsis:
Illustrated versions of "Christmas is Coming" and "Little Jack Horner."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Christmas Shopping (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A mouse borrows a cat's hat to go Christmas shopping.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Christmas Shopping List (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Polly Flinders; Simple Simon; Betty Blue; Lucy Locket; Mother Hubbard; Tommy Tucker; Baby Bunting; Jack Spratt
Synopsis:
Characters from nursery rhymes with the question "What do our Mother Goose friends need?"

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

[Nursery Rhymes] (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
[Traditional]
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Little Miss Muffet; Georgie Porgie; Jack and Jill
Synopsis:
Six nursery rhymes: Little Miss Muffet; Deedle, Deedle Dumpling; Jack Be Nimble; Jack and Jill; Georgie Porgie; and To Bed, To Bed.

Indexer Notes

A two-page spread across the centerfold. Text and illustrations.

The Christmas Problem of The Woman in the Shoe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Santa Claus
Synopsis:
Santa brings presents for the "17 girls and 25 boys" who lived with "the Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

A Search for Santa (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Miss Muffet; Peter, Pumpkin Eater; The Three Bears; Santa Claus
Synopsis:
Little Miss Muffet and Peter, Pumpkin Eater go searching for Santa Claus.

The Animals' Christmas (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Little Boy Blue; Three Blind Mice
Synopsis:
Animals from nursery rhymes celebrate Christmas.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

A Christmas Rebus (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A letter from Santa in rebus form.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Answers to the questions in Sequences 3 and 7 are printed at the bottom of the page.

["Have you ever wondered..."] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Promo for the issue set against a background of a Christmas tree decorated with tiny Mother Goose characters.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Christmas with Mother Goose
  2. 1. An Invitation
  3. 2. A Christmas Party
  4. 3. People at the Party
  5. 4. Santa's Elves Meet Father and Mother Hubbard
  6. 5. Christmas Songs
  7. 6. Christmas Shopping
  8. 7. Christmas Shopping List
  9. 8. [Nursery Rhymes]
  10. 9. The Christmas Problem of The Woman in the Shoe
  11. 10. A Search for Santa
  12. 11. The Animals' Christmas
  13. 12. A Christmas Rebus
  14. 13. ["Have you ever wondered..."]
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