(February 1947)

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]
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 "FELIX THE CAT, No. 135." Code number is F.O.S. #135-472. Copyright 1946 by King Features Syndicate. Based on the Felix the Cat newspaper strip.


[Starbust] (Table of Contents)

Felix the Cat / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Otto Messmer
Inks:
Otto Messmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Felix the Cat
Keywords:
spacecraft

Indexer Notes

Cover relates to second story in the issue.

[Bagging a Duck] (Table of Contents)

Felix the Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Otto Messmer
Pencils:
Otto Messmer
Inks:
Otto Messmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Otto Messmer ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Felix the Cat
Synopsis:
Felix uses a "ring the bell" carnival machine to knock a duck out of the sky to roast for dinner.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

Kickback (Table of Contents)

Felix the Cat / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Messmer
Pencils:
Otto Messmer
Inks:
Otto Messmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Otto Messmer ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Felix the Cat
Synopsis:
A scientist invents a "Kayo" raygun to snuff out life. Felix takes it and inverts the controls so that it becomes an animation ray, giving life to inanimate objects.

Indexer Notes

May be newspaper strip reprints.

Starbust (Table of Contents)

Felix the Cat / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Messmer
Pencils:
Otto Messmer
Inks:
Otto Messmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Otto Messmer ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Felix the Cat
Synopsis:
When Felix comes under the influence of an unlucky star, he takes a rocket trip tour of the Zodiac where he pulls an arrow out of Leo the Lion's paw. Leo then becomes his protector and promises only good luck for him.

The Great Inventor (Table of Contents)

Felix the Cat / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Messmer
Pencils:
Otto Messmer; Jim Tyer (pp. 14-16)
Inks:
Otto Messmer; Joe Oriolo (pp. 14-16, others); Jack Bogle ? (pp. 4-5)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Otto Messmer ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Felix the Cat
Synopsis:
Felix goes through history and comes up with the idea for the first bulldog, the saw, the goose, the leopard, the rocking chair, the shave and haircut, the doughnut, the cradle, and the compass. He then helps a jester use a crystal ball to make a king laugh.

Indexer Notes

The crystal ball shows "Felix the Cat Comics" from the future--1947. Tyer, Oriolo, and Bogle credits from Felix expert, David Gerstein, dated 04 10 2010 on his blog: http://ramapithblog.blogspot.com/2010/10/mystical-felix-monday-theres-mo...

[Windy Painting] (Table of Contents)

Felix the Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Otto Messmer
Pencils:
Otto Messmer
Inks:
Otto Messmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Otto Messmer ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Felix the Cat
Synopsis:
Felix paints a picture of a tree and calls it "Autumn." A strong wind blows through the window and blows all the leaves off the tree in the painting.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[Balloon Pig] (Table of Contents)

Felix the Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Otto Messmer
Pencils:
Otto Messmer
Inks:
Otto Messmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Otto Messmer ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Felix the Cat
Synopsis:
Felix ties balloons together to make a pig to enter at the county fair.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Starbust]
    Felix the Cat
  2. 1. [Bagging a Duck]
    Felix the Cat
  3. 2. Kickback
    Felix the Cat
  4. 3. Starbust
    Felix the Cat
  5. 4. The Great Inventor
    Felix the Cat
  6. 5. [Windy Painting]
    Felix the Cat
  7. 6. [Balloon Pig]
    Felix the Cat
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