(March 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 "SUSIE Q. SMITH, No. 323." Code number is S.Q.O.S. #323-513. Copyright 1951 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. First of four Susie Q. Smith Four Colors. Based on the Susie Q. Smith newspaper strip.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith
Keywords:
counting sheep

My Diary (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter; Linda Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Legs O'Hara; Boojie; Muscles Maloney; Hungry Harris
Synopsis:
Set of seven panel cartoons depicting a week in the life of Susie Q.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover. Black, white, and red. These may be reprinted newspaper panel strips edited together.

Falling in Love is as Easy as Falling Out of a Rowboat (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter; Linda Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins
Synopsis:
Susie receives flattering letters from a secret admirer. She goes to the park to meet him, but ends up on a date with a stranger and has to be rescued by Hutch, who was the real author of the letters.

Modeling is Easy--Any Dope Can Do It! (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter; Linda Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Legs O'Hara
Synopsis:
Suzie and Legs go to a department store to buy Susie a new dress for a dance. They end up as models in a fashion show and turn it into a shambles.

Some Men Are Mature and Some Men Are Just Plain Elderly (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter; Linda Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Muscles Maloney; Legs O'Hara; Owlie Olsen; Hungry Harris
Synopsis:
Legs and Susie get in a fight when they both have a crush on the new biology teacher.

[The Pie Errand] (Table of Contents)

Hungry Harris / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter; Linda Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Hungry Harris; Legs O'Hara; Muscles Maloney; Owlie Olsen; Bashful
Synopsis:
During a rainstorm, Hungry Harris is sent to Beepmeyer's Bakery to bring back three pies for the rest of the gang.

The Missing Mocha Layer Cake (Table of Contents)

Owlie Olson, Private Eye / comic story / 1.25 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter; Linda Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Owlie Olson; Legs O'Hara; Muscles Maloney; Hutch Hopkins; Hungry Harris
Synopsis:
Owlie has to determine who ate Susie's layer cake.

Indexer Notes

Solution to the mystery appears as a panel at the bottom of Sequence 8.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Every Dog Has His Say / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter; Linda Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins
Synopsis:
Illustrated letters from teen girls complaining about teen boys; and vice versa.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Barbara Simms, Burbank, Calif.; Jane Bishop, Des Moines, Iowa; Johny Manelli, New York, N. Y.; and Bob Johnson, El Paso, Texas. These may be newspaper strip reprints.

Little Brothers! Ugh! (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / filler / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter; Linda Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith
Synopsis:
Four one-panel cartoons featuring Susie's little brother; chatting with Susie's boyfriend; a snake for Susie; stealing Susie's blueberry pie; eavesdropping on Susie's date.

Indexer Notes

May be reprints of four newspaper strip panel cartoons. Bottom 1/4 of page is solution to mystery in Sequence 6.

My Diary... (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter; Linda Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Legs O'Hara; Muscles Maloney; Lana
Synopsis:
Four one-panel cartoons formatted as pages from Susie's diary.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. May be reprints of newspaper strip panel cartoons.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Susie Q. Smith
  2. 1. My Diary
    Susie Q. Smith
  3. 2. Falling in Love is as Easy as Falling Out of a Rowboat
    Susie Q. Smith
  4. 3. Modeling is Easy--Any Dope Can Do It!
    Susie Q. Smith
  5. 4. Some Men Are Mature and Some Men Are Just Plain Elderly
    Susie Q. Smith
  6. 5. [The Pie Errand]
    Hungry Harris
  7. 6. The Missing Mocha Layer Cake
    Owlie Olson, Private Eye
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Every Dog Has His Say
  9. 8. Little Brothers! Ugh!
    Susie Q. Smith
  10. 9. My Diary...
    Susie Q. Smith
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