(March 1946)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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 "SMITTY, No. 99." Code number is S.O.S. #99-463. Copyright 1941 by the Chicago Tribune.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smitty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smitty; Mr. Bailey; Little Moose
Keywords:
canoes; Indians; Native American

["Oh my! Mother's little darling is going to look spic and span!!"] (Table of Contents)

Smitty / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
Walter Berndt
Pencils:
Walter Berndt
Inks:
Walter Berndt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Herby
Synopsis:
Herby's new teacher gets the wrong idea when she sees Herby walking to school with a policeman.
Reprints:
  • from Smitty (Chicago Tribune) Sunday strip from 1941

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

[Lovestruck] (Table of Contents)

Herby / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Walter Berndt
Pencils:
Walter Berndt
Inks:
Walter Berndt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Herby
Synopsis:
Herby starts to write a love note but his teacher looks over his shoulder.
Reprints:
  • from Herby (Chicago Tribune) Sunday strip from 1941

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white; pantomime story. Companion Sunday topper to Smitty strip in Sequence 2.

["Smitty, are you drumming your fingers on the desk?"] (Table of Contents)

Smitty / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Berndt
Pencils:
Walter Berndt
Inks:
Walter Berndt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smitty; Mr. Bailey; George; Little Moose
Synopsis:
Smitty and Mr. Bailey go to their usual North Woods fishing resort. There they bring Little Moose the Indian to live with them and try to teach him "civilized" manners.
Reprints:
  • from Smitty (Chicago Tribune) daily newspaper strips from 1941

[Which one of my class lives nearest the school?"] (Table of Contents)

Smitty / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Berndt
Pencils:
Walter Berndt
Inks:
Walter Berndt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Herby; Miss Primm
Synopsis:
Herby's parents take in his school teacher as a boarder.
Reprints:
  • from Smitty (Chicago Tribune) daily newspaper strips from 1941

["Yes sir! Here it is!! The record of the champion team of 1906!!!"] (Table of Contents)

Smitty / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Berndt
Pencils:
Walter Berndt
Inks:
Walter Berndt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Smitty; Mr. Bailey
Synopsis:
A football coach wants Mr. Bailey to give him a never-fail football play from his playing days in 1906.
Reprints:
  • from Smitty (Chicago Tribune) daily newspaper strips from 1941

["Monday again! It's the old grind again after a pleasant weekend"] (Table of Contents)

Smitty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Berndt
Pencils:
Walter Berndt
Inks:
Walter Berndt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smitty; Mr. Bailey
Synopsis:
Mr. Bailey thinks a girl in the building across the street is flirting with him when she puts signs in the window.
Reprints:
  • from Smitty (Chicago Tribune) daily newspaper strips from 1941

["Ah! A letter for me!!"] (Table of Contents)

Smitty / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Berndt
Pencils:
Walter Berndt
Inks:
Walter Berndt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smitty; Mr. Bailey; Herby
Synopsis:
Mr. Bailey puts in a Victory Garden on the roof of his office building. Later Herby tries to get up the nerve to buy a war stamp from a booth and get a kiss from a girl he likes.
Reprints:
  • from Smitty (Chicago Tribune) daily newspaper strips from 1941?

Indexer Notes

Copyright in the logo is 1941, but story events make it more likely it is 1942 or later.

["Who's trying to be funny?"] (Table of Contents)

Smitty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walter Berndt
Pencils:
Walter Berndt
Inks:
Walter Berndt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Herby
Synopsis:
Someone is writing graffiti about Herby.
Reprints:
  • from Smitty (Chicago Tribune) Sunday newspaper strip from 1941

["Aw, Be a good guy and let me join the Army!"] (Table of Contents)

Smitty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Berndt
Pencils:
Walter Berndt
Inks:
Walter Berndt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smitty
Synopsis:
Smitty tries to join the Army and the Navy but is turned down.
Reprints:
  • from Smitty (Chicago Tribune) daily newspaper strips from 1941

Indexer Notes

Begins on inside back cover in black, red, and white and concludes on the back cover in color.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smitty
  2. 1. ["Oh my! Mother's little darling is going to look spic and span!!"]
    Smitty
  3. 2. [Lovestruck]
    Herby
  4. 3. ["Smitty, are you drumming your fingers on the desk?"]
    Smitty
  5. 4. [Which one of my class lives nearest the school?"]
    Smitty
  6. 5. ["Yes sir! Here it is!! The record of the champion team of 1906!!!"]
    Smitty
  7. 6. ["Monday again! It's the old grind again after a pleasant weekend"]
    Smitty
  8. 7. ["Ah! A letter for me!!"]
    Smitty
  9. 8. ["Who's trying to be funny?"]
    Smitty
  10. 9. ["Aw, Be a good guy and let me join the Army!"]
    Smitty
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