(September 1953)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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 "THE LITTLE KING, No.494". Code number is L.K.O.S. #494-539. Copyright 1953 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. First of three Little King Four Colors. Based on "The Little King" newspaper strip. However in the Four Colors the Little King speaks, in the newspaper strips he is always silent.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Little King / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Otto Soglow ?
Inks:
Otto Soglow ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Little King
Keywords:
bayonets; royalty; stair bannisters

Indexer Notes

Cover is signed "O. Soglow" but may or may not be by him.

[Designing an Airplane] (Table of Contents)

The Little King / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley ?
Pencils:
John Stanley ?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Little King
Synopsis:
When the new airplane won't fly, the Little King designs one that will.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

[Changing Identities] (Table of Contents)

The Little King / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley ?
Pencils:
John Stanley ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Little King; Prime Minister
Synopsis:
The Little King befriends a young boy named Kit and takes him along on his official duties one morning. Tired of all his official duties, the Little King abdicates and names Kit as his successor. After thieves steal the gold in the royal treasury, King Kit declares jelly beans as the currency of the country. Meanwhile, the Little King has had a hard time roaming the country as a hobo. He happens upon the thieves who stole the gold and spoils their plan to blow up the castle and the new King.

[The Junior Forest Rangers] (Table of Contents)

The Little King / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley ?
Pencils:
John Stanley ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Little King; Prime Minister
Synopsis:
The Little King goes to his mountain lodge, only to find that it has been taken over by the Junior Forest Rangers. The Rangers don't believe he is the King and he has to pass the qualifying tests in order to become a Junior Forest Ranger and stay in the lodge.

[Spring Fever] (Table of Contents)

The Little King / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley ?
Pencils:
John Stanley ?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Little King; Prime Minister
Synopsis:
The Little King shows home movies of the court dozing while on duty, but everyone falls asleep during the showing.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Playtime] (Table of Contents)

The Little King / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley ?
Pencils:
John Stanley ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Little King
Synopsis:
The Little King interrupts a review of the Army in order to go upstairs and play with his toy soldiers.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color; pantomime story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Little King
  2. 1. [Designing an Airplane]
    The Little King
  3. 2. [Changing Identities]
    The Little King
  4. 3. [The Junior Forest Rangers]
    The Little King
  5. 4. [Spring Fever]
    The Little King
  6. 5. [Playtime]
    The Little King
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