(December 1949)

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 "LITTLE IODINE, No. 257." Code number is L.I.O.S. #258-4912. (Note that code number does not match issue number.) Copyright 1949 by King Features Syndicate, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Iodine / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jimmy Hatlo
Inks:
Jimmy Hatlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Little Iodine
Synopsis:
Little Iodine is breaking eggs into a magician's hat while reading a book called "Magic Made Easy".
Keywords:
eggs; stage magic

Indexer Notes

Cover has the "This is a King Feature" bullet on it.

["You'll enjoy your birthday, if it's..."] (Table of Contents)

Little Iodine / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jimmy Hatlo
Pencils:
Jimmy Hatlo
Inks:
Jimmy Hatlo
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Little Iodine; Henry (Little Iodine's father); Effie (Little Iodine's mother)
Synopsis:
Henry catches the rarest fish in the world at a pet store when he tries to fish out Iodine's watch that she dropped in his tank. After having to pay $800 for it he feeds it to Iodine as punishment.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, black & white.

["Coming, boss!!!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Iodine / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jimmy Hatlo
Pencils:
Jimmy Hatlo
Inks:
Jimmy Hatlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Little Iodine; Henry (Little Iodine's father); Effie (Little Iodine's mother); Henry's secretary; J.P. Bigdome
Synopsis:
Little Iodine helps Henry land a big contract. When he doesn't realize that they won the contract and tries to punish Iodine his boss punishes him instead by making him be Iodine's secretary.

["Gee, Sidney! What a swell pet!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Iodine / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Jimmy Hatlo'
Pencils:
Jimmy Hatlo'
Inks:
Jimmy Hatlo'
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Little Iodine; Sidney; Hoppy (a kangaroo); Henry (Little Iodine's father); Effie (Little Iodine's mother)
Synopsis:
Iodine trades an expensive camera for Hoppy (a kangaroo). Henry starts driving to the zoo to see if they want Hoppy but gets distracted by a ball game. Hoppy escapes from their house and causes much chaos and damage which Henry has to pay for. Iodine tries to fly to Africa to avoid the inevitable punishment.

["Did you say pull, Daddy?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Iodine / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jimmy Hatlo
Pencils:
Jimmy Hatlo
Inks:
Jimmy Hatlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Little Iodine; Henry (Little Iodine's father); Sharkey; Effie (Little Iodine's mother)
Synopsis:
Henry buys a new gun without Effie's permission but gets mad at her for buying a new record player. After Henry lectures Iodine about using the things they have instead of buying something new she uses the record player as a skeet launcher and uses her pop gun to break her mom's records. Henry sells his new gun to replace the records that Iodine broke.

["I'm sorry, but my daddy is too busy..."] (Table of Contents)

Little Iodine / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jimmy Hatlo
Pencils:
Jimmy Hatlo
Inks:
Jimmy Hatlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Little Iodine; Henry (Little Iodine's father); Effie (Little Iodine's mother); Shalimar
Synopsis:
When Henry gets a call from a bill collector he pretends to be someone else. Iodine copies him and makes a bunch of prank calls. Henry figures out it is her and puts on earmuffs so he can't hear the phone. He tells her that he is smarter than she is and that she can't put one over on him. The next day he finds that his neighbor has won a bunch of prizes because he didn't answer the phone the day before.

Daze 'n' Knights (Table of Contents)

Little Iodine / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Jimmy Hatlo
Pencils:
Jimmy Hatlo
Inks:
Jimmy Hatlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Little Iodine; Henry (Little Iodine's father); Effie (Little Iodine's mother); Sharkey; bill collector
Synopsis:
When Henry needs to hide from the bill collector he decides to take Iodine to the museum. The bill collector hears Iodine tell Sharkey that they are going there so he follows them. When he catches Henry he runs and hides in a suit of armor. After much destruction from running in the armor Henry is caught. Iodine has to break into her piggy jar to help pay for the damage.

["They're here to tar the roof."] (Table of Contents)

Little Iodine / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jimmy Hatlo
Pencils:
Jimmy Hatlo
Inks:
Jimmy Hatlo
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Little Iodine; Henry (Little Iodine's father); Sharkey
Synopsis:
When Iodine sees Sharkey outside while her roof is being tarred she throws a pillow at the man tarring the roof trying to get tar on Sharkey. When the man sees Henry holding the same kind of pillow he tars and feathers him. Henry is last seen with a board waving it and telling Iodine that it's OK, all he wants to do is talk.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover, black & white.

["Henry, you can't work on your model...] (Table of Contents)

Little Iodine / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jimmy Hatlo
Pencils:
Jimmy Hatlo
Inks:
Jimmy Hatlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Little Iodine; Henry (Little Iodine's father); Effie (Little Iodine's mother)
Synopsis:
Henry is trying to finish a model boat in a bottle to win a prize at the hobby show. While trying to cure his hiccups, Iodine scares him and he breaks the boat. He gives the boat in a bottle to Iodine who wins first prize at the hobby show for her realistic shipwreck in a bottle.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Iodine
  2. 1. ["You'll enjoy your birthday, if it's..."]
    Little Iodine
  3. 2. ["Coming, boss!!!"]
    Little Iodine
  4. 3. ["Gee, Sidney! What a swell pet!"]
    Little Iodine
  5. 4. ["Did you say pull, Daddy?"]
    Little Iodine
  6. 5. ["I'm sorry, but my daddy is too busy..."]
    Little Iodine
  7. 6. Daze 'n' Knights
    Little Iodine
  8. 7. ["They're here to tar the roof."]
    Little Iodine
  9. 8. ["Henry, you can't work on your model...]
    Little Iodine
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