(1948)

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 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 "EASTER with MOTHER GOOSE, No. 185." Code number is E.M.G.-OS #187. (no code date). Copyright 1948 by Oskar Lebeck.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Easter With Mother Goose / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Humpty Dumpty
Keywords:
bluebirds; cats; concertinas; dogs; ducklings; nursery rhymes; piglets; rabbits; violins

Indexer Notes

Cover has "by Walt Kelly" tag on it.

The Moon (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A poem about the moon.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Text and illustrations.

The Lost Chick (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Easter Bunny
Synopsis:
A chick goes into the forest to find the Easter Bunny.

The Candy Egg (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A mouse imagines a candy egg as big as the world.

Indexer Notes

Text (poem) with illustrations.

The Three Pigs Help the Bunny (Table of Contents)

The Three Pigs / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Three Pigs; Easter Bunny; Little Red Hen; the Wolf
Synopsis:
Two pigs take eggs home to boil them for the Easter Bunny. The Wolf thinks this would be a good time to have ham and eggs.

Little Miss Muffet on Easter Day (Table of Contents)

Little Miss Muffet / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Little Miss Muffet
Synopsis:
Short poem about Easter

Indexer Notes

Text and illustration.

The Baby Chick (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Short poem about a baby chick.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

I Had a Little Nut Tree (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A poem about a rabbit and a nut tree.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Into the Egg with the Pied Piper (Table of Contents)

The Pied Piper / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Pied Piper
Synopsis:
The Pied Piper rids the town of rats. Instead of the purse of 1,000 pounds of gold, the Mayor gives him one gold coin. Infuriated, the Piper leads the town's children to the top of a mountain where a large egg has appeared. The Piper leads the children into the egg and a land of sunshine and flowers.

Indexer Notes

Story is told in rhyme. Text and illustrations.

The Little Bunny (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Tom, the Piper's Son; the Pieman
Synopsis:
Tom, the Piper's son chases a bunny, but upsets the Pieman and breaks a basket of eggs.

Indexer Notes

Story is told in rhyme. Text and illustrations.

The Two Jacks (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Little Jack Horner
Synopsis:
A poem about a parrot and Jack Horner.

Indexer Notes

Story is told in rhyme. Text and illustration.

Humpty Dumpty (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Humpty Dumpty; Little Bo Peep; Easter Bunny
Synopsis:
Humpty Dumpty goes to the Easter Bunny's party, but ends up falling off a wall.

Peter, Peter, Pumkin Eater (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater; Jack and Jill; Easter Bunny
Synopsis:
Peter, Peter, Pumpkin eater meets up with Jack and Jill and the Easter Bunny.

Indexer Notes

Story is told in rhyme. Text and illustrations.

See a Hen (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A poem about a hen.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Wee Willie Winkie (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly (illustrations)
Inks:
Walt Kelly (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wee Willie Winkie
Synopsis:
An Easter twist on the "Wee Willie Winkie" nursey rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

The Quangle-Wangle's Hat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Lear (credited)
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Easter Bunny; Easter Chick; Quangle-Wangle
Synopsis:
The Quangle-Wangle lives in a tree. He wears a very large hat and the animals all want to build homes on the hat.

Indexer Notes

Story is told in rhyme. Text and illustrations.

Easter Outfit (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A little girl puts on her Easter outfit.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Text and illustrations.

Hiding Places (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A little boy wonders where the Easter Bunny will hide the eggs.

Indexer Notes

Story is told in rhyme. Text and illustrations.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Easter With Mother Goose
  2. 1. The Moon
  3. 2. The Lost Chick
  4. 3. The Candy Egg
  5. 4. The Three Pigs Help the Bunny
    The Three Pigs
  6. 5. Little Miss Muffet on Easter Day
    Little Miss Muffet
  7. 6. The Baby Chick
  8. 7. I Had a Little Nut Tree
  9. 8. Into the Egg with the Pied Piper
    The Pied Piper
  10. 9. The Little Bunny
  11. 10. The Two Jacks
  12. 11. Humpty Dumpty
  13. 12. Peter, Peter, Pumkin Eater
  14. 13. See a Hen
  15. 14. Wee Willie Winkie
  16. 15. The Quangle-Wangle's Hat
  17. 16. Easter Outfit
  18. 17. Hiding Places
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