(April 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 "ROOTIE KAZOOTIE, No. 459." Code number is R.K.O.S. #459-534. Copyright 1953 by Rootie Kazootie, Inc. Second of three Rootie Kazootie Four Color issues.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie; Gala Poochie
Keywords:
baseball bats; cooking; dalmatians

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Chasing Cats] (Table of Contents)

Gala-Poochie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gala-Poochie
Synopsis:
Two cats use a fence to confuse Gala-Poochie when he tries to chase them.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; pantomime story. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Joining the Lions on TV] (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie; Gala-Poochie
Synopsis:
Rootie uses his magic Kazootie to step into a jungle program on TV. He immediately gets into trouble and is saved when Gala-Poochie uses the magic Kazootie.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

["Pinockey-Pup"] (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie; Gala-Poochie
Synopsis:
Rootie tells Poochie a bedtime story about a woodcarver who carves a wooden dog that is brought to life by Winkety Blink, the lucky star.

Indexer Notes

Story is a parody of "Pinocchio", with the moral "Don't be a wooden head". Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Dottie and the Baseball Game] (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie; Polka Dottie; Gala-Poochie
Synopsis:
Dottie wants Rootie to take her to the baseball game, but he'd rather go to the game with the other boys.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Rootie's Zany Zoo] (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie; Polka Dottie; Gala-Poochie
Synopsis:
Rootie takes Dottie to his Zany Zoo, which features nonsensical animals like the Fidgell, the Boojy, the Glonk, the Quissie, the Twaddy, and the Bliff.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[New Clubhouse] (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie; Polka Dottie; Gala-Poochie
Synopsis:
When Rootie's clubhouse is blown down by a windstorm, the club members decided to rebuild it bigger and better than before. Their rivals, the Tough Guys Club, don't want the new clubhouse to be better than theirs, so they threaten to tear down any clubhouse Rootie's club builds.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Unhappy Hitchhiker] (Table of Contents)

Polka Dottie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
children
Characters:
Polka Dottie; Rootie Kazootie; Gala-Poochie
Synopsis:
Dottie is hitchhiking on a sidewalk, but the only one who'll stop is Rootie. She ends up pushing Rootie in his soapbox racecar (and swearing (!X*@!x!) in a most unladylike manner.)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; pantomime story.

[Finders Keepers...] (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie
Synopsis:
Rootie finds a dime and remembers the old saying "Finders keepers". Unfortunately the rest of the saying "Losers weepers" also comes true.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rootie Kazootie
  2. 1. [Chasing Cats]
    Gala-Poochie
  3. 2. [Joining the Lions on TV]
    Rootie Kazootie
  4. 3. ["Pinockey-Pup"]
    Rootie Kazootie
  5. 4. [Dottie and the Baseball Game]
    Rootie Kazootie
  6. 5. [Rootie's Zany Zoo]
    Rootie Kazootie
  7. 6. [New Clubhouse]
    Rootie Kazootie
  8. 7. [Unhappy Hitchhiker]
    Polka Dottie
  9. 8. [Finders Keepers...]
    Rootie Kazootie
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