(May 1946)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Magazine [circle]
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 "LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE, No. 107." No code number. Copyright 1942, 1943 by News Syndicate Co., Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Orphan Annie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Sandy (dog)

["Doc! Oh, Doc!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Orphan Annie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harold Gray
Pencils:
Harold Gray
Inks:
Harold Gray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Sandy (dog); Doc Zee; Dr. Clover; Dr. Blunt; Katie Knob; Mrs. Sleet
Synopsis:
Doc Zee returns home after losing an arm in the war. He assists a woman doctor, Dr. Clover, in an emergency operation. Later Dr. Clover convinces him to resume his practice with her as his associate.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1942

Indexer Notes

Story starts on inside front cover in black, red, and white.

["Memory! Curse memory! Why must we remember..."] (Table of Contents)

Little Orphan Annie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harold Gray
Pencils:
Harold Gray
Inks:
Harold Gray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Doc Zee; Dr. Clover; Katie Knob; Loretta Knob
Synopsis:
Annie fills in Dr. Clover on the back story on Doc Zee's servant, Katie. Doc Zee, oblivious to the fact that Katie has always loved him since they were neighbors as children, overhears Annie and Dr. Clover discussing the situation. Dr. Clover decides that she must leave and goes to be a combat surgeon for the Allies. Katie's husband, who deserted her years before, is killed in battle, and Doc Zee and Katie get married.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from December 1942
Keywords:
soap opera

["Happy New Year! Yeah!, Well, maybe it'll turn out O.K.---"] (Table of Contents)

Little Orphan Annie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harold Gray
Pencils:
Harold Gray
Inks:
Harold Gray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Sandy (dog); Daddy Warbucks; The Asp; Chuck; Wun Wey; Doc Zee; Katie Zee; Loretta; Mrs. Sleet; Malcolm Mitt [impostor]
Synopsis:
The scene shifts briefly to China, where Daddy Warbucks and his men are rescued from the Japanese and Warbucks assumes command of 200,000 Chinese troops. Back in the United States, a foreign agent pretends to be Malcolm Mitt, a old friend of Warbucks, and invites Annie to travel to his home, a remote castle, hoping to find documents for an explosives formula in Annie's luggage.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from January 1943
Keywords:
soap opera

["Uster be real sociable--Fired his help all of a sudden--"] (Table of Contents)

Little Orphan Annie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harold Gray
Pencils:
Harold Gray
Inks:
Harold Gray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Sandy (dog); Malcolm Mitt [impostor]; Salts; Hawkins; Mildred Wristpin
Synopsis:
Annie goes to Malcolm Mitt's castle. The foreign agents find the papers they are seeking, but decide to send Annie to school in town to ease suspicions about the change in Mitt's personality. Annie finds there's a branch of the Junior Commandos in town and starts working with them.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1943
Keywords:
soap opera

["Learn to give an' follow orders! Discipline!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Orphan Annie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harold Gray
Pencils:
Harold Gray
Inks:
Harold Gray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Sandy (dog); Mildred Wristpin; Malcolm Mitt [impostor]; Salts; Hans Hurt
Synopsis:
Annie finds a secret passage in the wall of her room. Another foreign agent, Hans Hurt, comes to visit and to look at the secret formula. Annie assigns the Junior Commandos to shadow Hurt when he leaves the castle. Hurt leaves through the castle door, but returns through a secret passage. Annie wonders whether Malcolm Mitt is really who he says he is.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1943

["I know now that the guy here wouldn't really be bald, except..."] (Table of Contents)

Little Orphan Annie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harold Gray
Pencils:
Harold Gray
Inks:
Harold Gray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Sandy (dog); Malcolm Mitt [impostor]; Salts; Hawkins; Malcolm Mitt (voice only)
Synopsis:
Convinced that "Malcolm Mitt" is an impostor, Annie decides to explore the secret passage from her room. She finds a torture chamber with the real Malcolm Mitt and others in it. Later she finds another passage that leads to the outside of the castle. Annie cooks up a plan to have the Junior Commandos help her rescue the real Malcolm Mitt.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1943

["Five seconds to go--Four seconds--three--two--"] (Table of Contents)

Little Orphan Annie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Harold Gray
Pencils:
Harold Gray
Inks:
Harold Gray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Mildred Wristpin; Salts; Malcolm Mitt [impostor]
Synopsis:
Annie brings the Junior Commandos into the castle and they use a trap door to catch four of the guards. Annie uses the passage to pretend to be a ghost to scare the false "Malcolm Mitt."
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1943

["Ha! Ha! You'll have company! August may bring a friend-eh???"] (Table of Contents)

Little Orphan Annie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Harold Gray
Pencils:
Harold Gray
Inks:
Harold Gray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Mildred Wristpin; Malcolm Mitt [impostor]; Salts; Little George; Big George; Malcolm Mitt
Synopsis:
Annie figures out a way to get a bunch of the guards on the trap door at once and drops them into the pit. A Junior Commandos' father comes with a torch to cut the chains off the prisoners. Salts comes to the chamber in the middle of the action, but the real Malcolm Mitt uses his chains to knock him out.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1943

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black, red, and white and concludes on the back cover in color. Story ends in the middle of the action.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Orphan Annie
  2. 1. ["Doc! Oh, Doc!"]
    Little Orphan Annie
  3. 2. ["Memory! Curse memory! Why must we remember..."]
    Little Orphan Annie
  4. 3. ["Happy New Year! Yeah!, Well, maybe it'll turn out O.K.---"]
    Little Orphan Annie
  5. 4. ["Uster be real sociable--Fired his help all of a sudden--"]
    Little Orphan Annie
  6. 5. ["Learn to give an' follow orders! Discipline!"]
    Little Orphan Annie
  7. 6. ["I know now that the guy here wouldn't really be bald, except..."]
    Little Orphan Annie
  8. 7. ["Five seconds to go--Four seconds--three--two--"]
    Little Orphan Annie
  9. 8. ["Ha! Ha! You'll have company! August may bring a friend-eh???"]
    Little Orphan Annie
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