(January 1951)

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 "BETTY BETZ DOLLFACE and her GANG, No. 309." Code number is B.BETZ O.S. #309-511. Copyright 1950 by Betty Betz. Betty Betz was a noted authority on teenage behavior in the late 1940s, whose articles and drawings were published in the pages of Seventeen, Woman's Home Companion, Pictorial Review, and other magazines. She also had a local TV program in New York City.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Betz (photo); Dollface
Keywords:
dancing

[Photos] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
Betty Betz

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Betz (photo); Candy Jones (photo)
Synopsis:
Photos of Betty Betz-organized teen parties in New York, Hawaii, and Battle Creek, Mich.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Five photos with hand-written captions.

[Intro] (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Betz

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain; Pinhead; Queenie; Loveboat; Dopey; Gumshoe
Synopsis:
Introduction of characters.

Manhunt (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain; Gogo; Bootsie
Synopsis:
Dollface's father finds Bunbrain a date for the prom, an employee from his office named Roger Vandermorgan III. He turns out to be a handsome young man and when Dollface's date turns up sick on the night of the prom, ends up escorting both girls to the event.

Movie Tonight (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Dopey; Sis
Synopsis:
Dollface takes her little sister on her date at the movies with Dopey. Sis makes it interesting by telling Dopey all about Dollface's date with Loveboat the previous evening.

Picnic Time (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain; Dopey; Loveboat
Synopsis:
Dollface and Bunbrain invite Dopey and Loveboat on picnic. However other girls invite the boys for other activities on the same day and all the girls end up at picnic, too.

Having a Whirl (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain
Synopsis:
Dollface and Bunbrain take a class in ballroom dancing, only to find their partners are young boys.

Question - Answer (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Betz; typeset

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

Illustrated advice column with two letters (both from Toledo, Ohio) and Betty Betz's answers.

TV Tonight (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain; Queenie; Gumshoe; Dopey; Loveboat; Pinhead
Synopsis:
After Dollface's father buys a television set, the girls invite the boys over to watch, thinking they'll get to do some dancing when the boys are tired of watching the TV.

In the Swim (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain; Dopey; Gumshoe; Loveboat
Synopsis:
Dollface learns to swim to try to impress Dopey.

Love's Labor Lost (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain
Synopsis:
Dollface joins a Lonely Hearts Club; but the only letter she gets is one from Dopey.

How to Trap a Monster (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain; Dopey; Orville; Janie
Synopsis:
Dollface and Dopey have a fight and split up. Each takes a different date to the big dance, but they end up swapping dates and ending up together again.

Matinee (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain
Synopsis:
Dollface and Bunbrain go to the theater to see singer Frankie Samone. Samone's press agent wants to use them as "typical bobby soxers" in a publicity photo after the show.

Indexer Notes

Frankie Samone is a take-off on Frank Sinatra.

The Big Sweep (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Dopey
Synopsis:
Dollface cheerfully helps her mother with spring cleaning after Dopey tells her he likes the domestic type.

A Yak Sesh with Betty (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz (signed)
Inks:
Betty Betz (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

Illustrated advice column with short questions and long answers. "Sesh" in the title is slang for "session."

Party Page (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz (signed)
Inks:
Betty Betz (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Ideas for planning theme parties.

Indexer Notes

Text with two illustrations.

Dollface finds a Bargain (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain; Gumshoe; Dopey; Queenie
Synopsis:
Dollface finds some half-price fabric to make a dress for a party, but at the party she finds the color and pattern is the same as the hosts' couch and curtains.

Christmas Planning (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain
Synopsis:
Dollface starts knitting a pair of socks in the summer to give at Christmas; but the intended recipient keeps changing.

Beast and the Beauty (Table of Contents)

Dollface and her Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Betty Betz
Inks:
Betty Betz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dollface; Bunbrain
Synopsis:
Bunbrain gives Dollface an ultra-short "modern 1950" hairstyle.

[Photos] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
Betty Betz

Characters:
Betty Betz (photos); Jimmy Stewart (photo); Tamara Thomas (photo); Bud Smith (photo); Bruce Mosely (photo)
Synopsis:
Photos from teen activities at Honolulu, Los Angeles, and Kellogg Youth Week at Battle Creek, Michigan.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Five photos with hand-written captions.

Hawaii - U.S.A. (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Betty Betz
Pencils:
Honolulu Star-Bulletin (photos)
Inks:
Honolulu Star-Bulletin (photos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Betz

Characters:
Betty Betz (photo); June Allyson (photo)
Synopsis:
Photos from a teen party in Honolulu.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Six black and white photos with hand-written caption. One photo is credited to the Honolulu Star-Bulletin newspaper, the others may or may not be from the newspaper.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dollface and her Gang
  2. 1. [Photos]
  3. 2. [Intro]
    Dollface and her Gang
  4. 3. Manhunt
    Dollface and her Gang
  5. 4. Movie Tonight
    Dollface and her Gang
  6. 5. Picnic Time
    Dollface and her Gang
  7. 6. Having a Whirl
    Dollface and her Gang
  8. 7. Question - Answer
  9. 8. TV Tonight
    Dollface and her Gang
  10. 9. In the Swim
    Dollface and her Gang
  11. 10. Love's Labor Lost
    Dollface and her Gang
  12. 11. How to Trap a Monster
    Dollface and her Gang
  13. 12. Matinee
    Dollface and her Gang
  14. 13. The Big Sweep
    Dollface and her Gang
  15. 14. A Yak Sesh with Betty
  16. 15. Party Page
  17. 16. Dollface finds a Bargain
    Dollface and her Gang
  18. 17. Christmas Planning
    Dollface and her Gang
  19. 18. Beast and the Beauty
    Dollface and her Gang
  20. 19. [Photos]
  21. 20. Hawaii - U.S.A.
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