(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 "LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE, No. 152." No code number. Copyright 1942, 1944, 1947 by News Syndicate, Inc. Sixth of seven Little Orphan Annie Four Colors. Continues as "Little Orphan Annie" (Dell, 1948 series) with #1 (March-May 1948). Story episodes were apparently first printed in serial form in Super Comics (unknown issues).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Sandy (dog)

Indexer Notes

Cover has background of panels from the comics with drawn figures (likely not by Gray) in the foreground.

["Ah, trouble, trouble..."] (Table of Contents)

Maw Green / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Maw Green
Synopsis:
Three strips spliced together: Not our trouble; Better than next year; Dual personality
Reprints:
  • from Maw Green (News Syndicate) Sunday strips from 1942.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

[Annie Finds a Body in an Ice House] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Sandy (dog); Paul Proof; Itchy Hide; Happy Hark ("Hoppy's" son); Turk Torp
Synopsis:
Annie finds the body of "Hoppy" Hark in an abandoned ice house.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1944.

[Combination to District Attorney's Safe] (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); Happy Hark; Paul Proof; Turk Torp; Guy Gulp; Itchy Hyde
Synopsis:
Annie finds a combination to a safe in "Hoppy" Hark's room, then gets shot at while walking through the woods.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1944.

[Evidence Against Turk Torp] (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); Guy Gulp; Paul Proof; Turk Torp; Itchy Hyde; Fred Form; Sam Sleazy
Synopsis:
Racketeer Turk Torp frames town drunk Guy Gulp for the murder of "Hoppy" Hark. However, newspaper editor Paul Proof hires detectives who find enough evidence to clear Gulp and get a Grand Jury indictment against Torp.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1944.

[The Trial of Turk Torp] (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); Sam Sleazy; Turk Torp; Paul Proof; Fred Form; Itchy Hyde
Synopsis:
Shyster lawyer Sam Sleazy tampers with the jury and gets Turk Torp declared innocent of murder.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1944.

[Annie Leaves Gooneyville] (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); Turk Torp; Paul Proof; the Duke; Weasel
Synopsis:
Fearing for her life, Annie decides to leave Gooneyville. As she and Sandy hop a ride in a freight car in the rail yard, Turk Torp makes a last effort to silence her.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1944.

[Mazie's Boarding House] (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); the Duke; Mazie; Boom-Boom Bill; Tito
Synopsis:
After hopping a train to the big city, Annie befriends a beggar, who turns out to be well-off and sets Annie and Sandy up in a room in the boarding house where he lives.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1944.

[Delivering Packages for Tito] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Sandy (dog); Weasel; the Duke; Mazie; Lt. Grogan; Mrs. Bloater; Guppy
Synopsis:
Annie gets a job delivering packages for Tito the grocer, but has to fend off professional busy-bodies who consider "child labor" scandalous.
Reprints:
  • from Little Orphan Annie (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1944.

["What Would ye say is the idiotorial policy..."] (Table of Contents)

Maw Green / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Maw Green
Synopsis:
Three strips spliced together: Editorial policy; Orators; Never Look Back
Reprints:
  • from Maw Green (News Syndicate) Sunday strips from 1942.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Reference to reading Little Orphan Annie in the newspaper in the last part of the sequence.

["Yer daughter must be getting to be a big girl now..."] (Table of Contents)

Maw Green / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Maw Green
Synopsis:
Three strips spliced together: Playing Beethoven; A good reason and a real reason; and "Yer money or yer life!"
Reprints:
  • from Maw Green (News Syndicate) Sunday strips from 1942.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Orphan Annie
  2. 1. ["Ah, trouble, trouble..."]
    Maw Green
  3. 2. [Annie Finds a Body in an Ice House]
    Little Orphan Annie
  4. 3. [Combination to District Attorney's Safe]
    Little Orphan Annie
  5. 4. [Evidence Against Turk Torp]
    Little Orphan Annie
  6. 5. [The Trial of Turk Torp]
    Little Orphan Annie
  7. 6. [Annie Leaves Gooneyville]
    Little Orphan Annie
  8. 7. [Mazie's Boarding House]
    Little Orphan Annie
  9. 8. [Delivering Packages for Tito]
    Little Orphan Annie
  10. 9. ["What Would ye say is the idiotorial policy..."]
    Maw Green
  11. 10. ["Yer daughter must be getting to be a big girl now..."]
    Maw Green
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