(February 1953)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
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. 453." Code number is S.Q.O.S. #453-532. Copyright 1953 by King Features Syndicate. Based on the "Susie Q. Smith" newspaper strip by Jerry and Linda Walter. Third of four Susie Q. Smith Four Color issues.


[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; Hutch Hopkins

[Gags] (Table of Contents)

Cleo / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Linda Walter (plot); Jerry Walter (dialogue)
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins; Cleo Smith
Synopsis:
Four one-panel gags involving Susie and her little sister Cleo.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Possibly newspaper strip reprints.

[Wedding Bell Blues] (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Linda Walter (plot); Jerry Walter (dialogue)
Pencils:
Linda Walter (signed)
Inks:
Linda Walter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins; Owlie; Muscles; Babs (Susie's cousin)
Synopsis:
Susie's cousin Babs comes to town to get married. Susie goes on a shopping spree as a bridesmaid and Hutch's friends jump to the conclusion that Susie and Hutch are getting married. Susie tries to get Hutch to be an usher in the wedding, but Hutch thinks she's trying to get him to the church to be the groom.

"A Girl's Best Friend is her Dog." (Table of Contents)

Cleo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Linda Walter (plot); Jerry Walter (dialogue)
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Cleo Smith; Susie Q. Smith
Synopsis:
Cleo's friend makes fun of her for not having an automatic dishwasher.

Every Dog Has His Say (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Linda Walter (plot); Jerry Walter (dialogue)
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith (cameo); Hutch Hopkins (cameo)
Synopsis:
Two facing pages with Susie giving silly advice to two girls on one page and Hutch giving silly advice to two boys on the other.

Indexer Notes

Questions from Marie Mausolf, Hoisington, Kansas; Patsy Cowan, Bramwell, Virginia; Pabrin Kearns, Sabrina, Ohio; and Bob Cenar, Newark, N.J.

"Sweet Revenge" (Table of Contents)

Cleo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Linda Walter (plot); Jerry Walter (dialogue)
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Cleo Smith; Susie Q. Smith; Cousin Elsworth
Synopsis:
Cleo fights with her cousin Elsworth over whose turn it is to be pushed in a swing.

A Birthday Surprise for the Birthday Girl! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Linda Walter (plot); Jerry Walter (dialogue)
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Owlie; Muscles
Synopsis:
Owlie and Muscles give Susie a ride in the country for a birthday present, but it's a disaster for Susie.

[A Friendly Gorilla] (Table of Contents)

Cleo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Linda Walter (plot); Jerry Walter (dialogue)
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Cleo Smith; Cousin Elsworth
Synopsis:
Susie gets in trouble with a zoo gorilla after she takes a cap gun away from Cleo.

"Down With Baby Sitters!" (Table of Contents)

Horrible Horace and Awful Arthur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Linda Walter (plot); Jerry Walter (dialogue)
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; children
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins; Horrible Horace White; Awful Arthur White
Synopsis:
Susie and Hutch have their hands full babysitting the twin terrors Horrible Horace and Awful Arthur.

My Diary (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Linda Walter (plot); Jerry Walter (dialogue)
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins
Synopsis:
One-panel gags involving Susie and her friends, one for each day of the week.

Indexer Notes

Begins on inside back cover in black and white and continues on back cover in color. Possibly reworked newspaper strip reprints?

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Susie Q. Smith
  2. 1. [Gags]
    Cleo
  3. 2. [Wedding Bell Blues]
    Susie Q. Smith
  4. 3. "A Girl's Best Friend is her Dog."
    Cleo
  5. 4. Every Dog Has His Say
  6. 5. "Sweet Revenge"
    Cleo
  7. 6. A Birthday Surprise for the Birthday Girl!
    Susie Q. Smith
  8. 7. [A Friendly Gorilla]
    Cleo
  9. 8. "Down With Baby Sitters!"
    Horrible Horace and Awful Arthur
  10. 9. My Diary
    Susie Q. Smith
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