(January 1948)

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 Comic
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 "UNCLE WIGGILY, No. 179". Code number is U.W.O.S. #179-481. Copyright 1945, 1947 by Howard R. Garis. First of nine Uncle Wiggily Four Colors.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Wiggily
Keywords:
ice skating; insects

Indexer Notes

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

[The Better Half of Albert Angleworm] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roger Garis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Wiggily; Albert Angleworm
Synopsis:
Uncle Wiggily repairs the damage after he accidentally cuts Albert Angleworm in half while hoeing the garden.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Possibly a Sunday newspaper strip reprint?

[Uncle Wiggily's Flying Shoes] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Garis
Pencils:
H. R. McBride
Inks:
H. B. McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Ben Beaver; Skeezicks (villain); Pip (villain)
Synopsis:
Uncle Wiggily finds that he can bound high in the air with the aid of air-filled rubber pillows on his feet and guide himself with his umbrella. After Uncle Wiggily foils Skeezicks' attempt to steal a bird's nest; Skeezicks and his pal Pip plot to get revenge.

Indexer Notes

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

[Homemade Skeeter Dope] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Garis
Pencils:
H. R. McBride
Inks:
H. R. McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Susie; Sammie; Gilbert Groundhog; Solitary Skunk
Synopsis:
Uncle Wiggily mixes up a batch of mosquito repellent, but it attracts mosquitoes rather than repels them. He counters with a suit made of mosquito netting.

Indexer Notes

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

[Uncle Wiggily Buries His Fortune] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
H. R. McBride
Inks:
H. R. McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Kitty Puss; Louie Lightning Bug; The Bushytails
Synopsis:
Uncle Wiggily digs a hole deep under a tree to bury his fortune. However a fox chases Kitty Puss into the hole and after Uncle Wiggily keeps him from entering, the fox fills in the entrance. Uncle Wiggily and Kitty burrow their way to the safety of the Bushytails' home in a nearby hollow tree.
Reprints:
  • from Animal Comics (Dell, 1942 series) #?

Indexer Notes

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

[The Flying Folding Bed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Garis
Pencils:
H. R. McBride
Inks:
H. R. McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Susie; Ragged Old Bob Cat (villain); Bushy Bear (villain)
Synopsis:
Uncle Wiggily invents a portable bed with folding sides. He spends the night outside in it, but is captured by the Ragged Old Bob Cat and the Bushy Bear and taken to their hideout in the mountains. Wiggily escapes by coasting the bed downhill, only to find that its wide flat surface causes it to fly.

Indexer Notes

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

[Uncle Wiggily Plays Baseball] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roger Garis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Wiggily
Synopsis:
Uncle Wiggily joins two teams of bugs who are playing a baseball game.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, white, and red. Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Possibly a Sunday newspaper reprint?

[Uncle Wiggily Buys a New Hat] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roger Garis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Wiggily; Benny Beaver; Betty Bluebird
Synopsis:
Betty Bluebird builds a nest in Uncle Wiggily's hat, forcing him to buy a new one at Benny Beaver's store.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007) Possibly a Sunday newspaper reprint?

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Wiggily
  2. 1. [The Better Half of Albert Angleworm]
    Uncle Wiggily
  3. 2. [Uncle Wiggily's Flying Shoes]
    Uncle Wiggily
  4. 3. [Homemade Skeeter Dope]
    Uncle Wiggily
  5. 4. [Uncle Wiggily Buries His Fortune]
    Uncle Wiggily
  6. 5. [The Flying Folding Bed]
    Uncle Wiggily
  7. 6. [Uncle Wiggily Plays Baseball]
    Uncle Wiggily
  8. 7. [Uncle Wiggily Buys a New Hat]
    Uncle Wiggily
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