(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 "SANTA CLAUS FUNNIES, No. 91." Code number is S.C.F. 91-4512. Copyright 1945 by Oskar Lebeck.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Santa Claus Funnies (Table of Contents)

Santa Claus Funnies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Arthur E. Jameson ? (painting)
Inks:
Arthur E. Jameson ? (painting)
Colors:
Arthur E. Jameson ? (painting)

Genre:
children
Characters:
Santa Claus
Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

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

[There's a Santa at the schoolhouse,...] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
A boy wonders why there are so many Santas in town.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Poem with accompanying illustrations. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Christmas Comes to the Wood Land (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S.C.F. 91-4512

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Santa Claus; Rumple; Bunson Bunny
Synopsis:
The animals of the southern woodland decide to have a Christmas party and invite Santa to attend.

Indexer Notes

Ten or eleven panels on most pages. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Recitation (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
small boy
Synopsis:
A small boy gets ready to recite his part in a Christmas pageant.

Indexer Notes

Poem and illustrations. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Christmas In Norway (Table of Contents)

Ole & Olga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Ole Olsen; Olga Olsen; Sigurd; Sigred
Synopsis:
Ole and Olga make Christmas presents for their poor friends Sigurd and Sigred. Mr. Olsen dresses like Santa and delivers the presents on skis.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

The First Nowell (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
[Traditional Christmas song]
Pencils:
Arthur E. Jameson
Inks:
Arthur E. Jameson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mary, the Christ child; Sheperds; The Three Kings

Indexer Notes

Lyrics, sheet music, and illustrations from "The First Nowell" Christmas carol. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

A Gift From Santa (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Zansky ?; Dan Noonan ?
Inks:
Louis Zansky ?; Dan Noonan ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; historical
Characters:
Santa Claus; John Hammond
Synopsis:
Orphan John Hammond is a stable boy in old England, who lives a hard life with a harsh master. Santa stops at the stable to feed and water his reindeer. Santa takes the boy to live with a loving family.

Indexer Notes

Dan Noonan art credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Carolers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Synopsis:
An elf, a mouse, and a grasshopper go caroling. They are joined by a frog, who can't sing.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white; pantomime story. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Toy Trouble (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
A puppy is startled by a jack-in-the-box.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Santa Claus Funnies
    Santa Claus Funnies
  2. 1. [There's a Santa at the schoolhouse,...]
  3. 2. Christmas Comes to the Wood Land
  4. 3. Recitation
  5. 4. Christmas In Norway
    Ole & Olga
  6. 5. The First Nowell
  7. 6. A Gift From Santa
  8. 7. The Carolers
  9. 8. Toy Trouble
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