(November 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 "CHRISTMAS with MOTHER GOOSE, No. 201." Code number is M.G.O.S. #201-4811. Copyright 1948 by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Humpty Dumpty; The Cat and the fiddle
Reprints:
Keywords:
angels; Christmas; mice; violins

Indexer Notes

"By Walt Kelly" credit on the cover.

Christmas Day in the Morning (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A frog goes courting Miss Mousie on Christmas Day.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Christmas in the Shoe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Old Woman who lived in a Shoe [Mrs. Foote]; Crooked Man; Mother Hubbard; Jack Spratt's wife; The Pieman; Mr. Nicholas; Wiggins
Synopsis:
Mr. Nicholas solicits gifts from the residents of Mother Goose Town so that the Old Woman Who Lives in A Shoe's children can have a merry Christmas.
Reprints:

Polly Flinders (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Polly Flinders
Synopsis:
Polly Flinders is spanked for sitting in the cinders, waiting for Santa Claus.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

A Christmas Alphabet (Table of Contents)

filler / 7 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Christmas-themed Illustrations for each letter of the alphabet.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Deck the Halls (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
[traditional song]
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Illustrated version of "Deck the Halls."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustration.

Hickory and Dickory Help Santa Claus (Table of Contents)

Hickory and Dickory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Hickory; Dickory; Santa Claus
Synopsis:
A pair of mice help Santa when he becomes stuck in the chimney of their house.

Little Jack Horner (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Little Jack Horner; Simple Simon
Synopsis:
Little Jack Horner shares his Christmas pie with Simple Simon.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustration.

The Year (Table of Contents)

filler / 4 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
The calendar pages for the year, with an illustration and verse for each month.

A Visit to the Queen (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A nursery rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustration.

Clap Handies (Table of Contents)

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

Synopsis:
A nursery rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Tommy Tucker's Carol (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tommy Tucker
Synopsis:
A poem about Tommy Tucker.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Three Jovial Welshmen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Three Welsh men go hunting on Christmas Day and spend more time arguing than hunting.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Christmas is Coming (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A Christmas poem.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Rooster and Hen (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A nursery rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Simple Simon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Simple Simon
Synopsis:
A nursery rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Handy Pandy (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Handy Pandy
Synopsis:
A nursery rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustration.

The Spratts (Table of Contents)

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

Characters:
Jack Spratt; his wife
Synopsis:
Christmas-themed twist on the "Jack Spratt" nursery rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustration.

Goosey, Goosey Gander (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Goosey Gander; Santa Claus
Synopsis:
A Christmas-themed twist on the "Goosey, Goosey Gander" nursery rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Pippin Hill (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme with a Christmas theme.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

The Christmas Candle (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustration.

Little Betty Blue (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Little Betty Blue
Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustration.

The Tale of Chip-Chop and his Christmas Good Deed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Chip-Chop; Santa Claus; Mr. Crow
Synopsis:
Chip-chop the chipmunk gathers trinkets in Santa's workshop for Mr. Crow to distribute to the forest animals. Chip-chop takes the key to the harness chest for Santa's reindeer by mistake and has to retrieve it after Mr. Crow gives it to the raccoon child.

Banbury Cross (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A Christmas-themed nursery rhyme.

Indexer Notes

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

["Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling"] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
[traditional nursery rhyme]
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
The "Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling" nursery rhyme.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Text and illustrations.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Christmas With Mother Goose
  2. 1. Christmas Day in the Morning
  3. 2. Christmas in the Shoe
  4. 3. Polly Flinders
  5. 4. A Christmas Alphabet
  6. 5. Deck the Halls
  7. 6. Hickory and Dickory Help Santa Claus
    Hickory and Dickory
  8. 7. Little Jack Horner
  9. 8. The Year
  10. 9. A Visit to the Queen
  11. 10. Clap Handies
  12. 11. Tommy Tucker's Carol
  13. 12. Three Jovial Welshmen
  14. 13. Christmas is Coming
  15. 14. Rooster and Hen
  16. 15. Simple Simon
  17. 16. Handy Pandy
  18. 17. The Spratts
  19. 18. Goosey, Goosey Gander
  20. 19. Pippin Hill
  21. 20. The Christmas Candle
  22. 21. Little Betty Blue
  23. 22. The Tale of Chip-Chop and his Christmas Good Deed
  24. 23. Banbury Cross
  25. 24. ["Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling"]
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