(October 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

Incidia title is "LITTLE SCOUTS, No. 506". Code number is L.S.O.S. #505-5310. (Note issue number in the code number is not same as indicia or cover.) Copyright 1953 by Roland Coe. Based on "The Little Scouts" children's books by Roland Coe.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
The Little Scouts [Snackbar; Wilmer; unidentified scout]; Scoutmaster Johnson
Keywords:
backpacks; Boy Scouts; comic books

Indexer Notes

Semi-infinity cover. A comic book on the table is labeled "The Little Scouts" with a very rough drawing of the same cover of this issue. Cover has "by Roland Coe" byline, but it is doubtful that he drew it.

[The Human Nutcracker] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Gunn
Inks:
Don Gunn

Genre:
children
Characters:
Scoutmaster Johnson
Synopsis:
A squirrel uses the Scoutmaster as a human nutcracker.

Indexer Notes

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

The Hanford House Mystery (Table of Contents)

The Little Scouts / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Gunn
Inks:
Don Gunn
Colors:
?
Letters:
Don Gunn

Genre:
children
Characters:
The Little Scouts [Beller; Jebby; Wilmar; Snackbar]; Officer Mahoney
Synopsis:
Mr. Hanford disappeared years ago and his house has been empty since. While collecting scrap, the Little Scouts are given some picture frames and a painting from the Hanford House. They find tiny writing hidden in the hair of the woman in the painting which leads them on a treasure hunt inside the supposed haunted house.

Indexer Notes

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

Poor Little Rich Boy (Table of Contents)

The Little Scouts / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Gunn
Inks:
Don Gunn
Colors:
?
Letters:
Don Gunn

Genre:
children
Characters:
The Little Scouts [Beller; Jebby; Wilmar; Snackbar]; Scoutmaster Johnson
Synopsis:
Clifton Courtney IV, son of very rich man, comes to the Scouts' camp on Farmer Brown's farm, accompanied by his valet Jarvis and all the comforts of home.

Indexer Notes

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

The Rambling Wreck (Table of Contents)

The Little Scouts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Gunn
Inks:
Don Gunn
Colors:
?
Letters:
Don Gunn

Genre:
children
Characters:
The Little Scouts [Beller; Jebby; Wilmar; Snackbar; Sprig]; Scoutmaster Johnson
Synopsis:
Scoutmaster Johnson shows up in a beat-up old car to take the Scouts to Eagle Lake. When the car breaks down, the Scouts dismantle it while trying to help fix it.

Indexer Notes

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

Giants and Fairies (Table of Contents)

The Little Scouts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Gunn
Inks:
Don Gunn
Colors:
?
Letters:
Don Gunn

Genre:
children
Characters:
The Little Scouts [Beller; Jebby; Wilmar; Snackbar]; Scoutmaster Johnson; Miss Primly
Synopsis:
The Scouts are volunteered to take part in Miss Primly's dramatic club's play, "The Fairies of Yellow Mountain." At rehearsal Mr. Johnson gets cast in the part of the Giant, but gets locked out of the theater clad only in a bearskin.

Indexer Notes

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

[Hobo's fire] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Gunn
Inks:
Don Gunn

Genre:
children
Characters:
The Little Scouts [Beller; Jebby; Snackbar]; Scoutmaster Johnson
Synopsis:
While on a campout, Scoutmaster Johnson fixes steaks for supper, but finds the Scouts prefer roasting potatoes over a hobo's fire.

Indexer Notes

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

[Cat in tree] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Gunn
Inks:
Don Gunn
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Scoutmaster Johnson
Synopsis:
Scoutmaster Johnson tries to rescue a woman's cat who is up in a tree.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Little Scouts
  2. 1. [The Human Nutcracker]
    The Little Scouts
  3. 2. The Hanford House Mystery
    The Little Scouts
  4. 3. Poor Little Rich Boy
    The Little Scouts
  5. 4. The Rambling Wreck
    The Little Scouts
  6. 5. Giants and Fairies
    The Little Scouts
  7. 6. [Hobo's fire]
    The Little Scouts
  8. 7. [Cat in tree]
    The Little Scouts
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