(December 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 "RIVETS, No. 518." Code number is RIVETS O.S. #518-5312. Copyright 1953 by Chicago Sun-Times Syndicate. First and only Four Color issue. Based on the newspaper strip "Rivets" by George Sixta.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rivets / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Sixta ?
Inks:
George Sixta ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Rivets (dog)
Keywords:
dogs; hammers; manholes; pipe wrenches; pliers; tools

[Caught in the Middle] (Table of Contents)

Rivets / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Sixta ?
Pencils:
George Sixta ?
Inks:
George Sixta ?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Rivets (dog)
Synopsis:
Rivets is depressed after being chased by a larger dog, but cheers up when he finds a small dog that he can chase.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; pantomime story.

Dog Daze (Table of Contents)

Rivets / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
George Sixta ?
Pencils:
George Sixta ?
Inks:
George Sixta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Rivets (dog)
Synopsis:
Rivets is let in the house during a storm. A burglar breaks in, but Rivets cluelessly helps him collect all the valuables. The burglar accidentally knocks himself out and Rivets gets the credit for capturing him.

The Boner (Table of Contents)

Rivets / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
George Sixta ?
Pencils:
George Sixta ?
Inks:
George Sixta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Rivets (dog)
Synopsis:
Rivets is accused of stealing a dinosaur bone after visiting the Museum of Natural History with his owners.

"Scents and Nonsense" (Table of Contents)

Rivets / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
George Sixta ?
Pencils:
George Sixta ?
Inks:
George Sixta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Rivets (dog)
Synopsis:
While on a picnic with his owners, Rivets and his master, Stevie, a young boy, get sprayed by a skunk.

Indexer Notes

Stevie is shown reading a "Rivets" comic book in the last panel, which has a cover resembling that of this comic.

[Homing Instinct] (Table of Contents)

Rivets / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Sixta ?
Pencils:
George Sixta ?
Inks:
George Sixta ?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Rivets (dog)
Synopsis:
Rivets follows Stevie and his father on a walk, but is told to go home. Instead when the two go in the door of the soda shop, they find Rivets waiting for them.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; pantomime story.

[Natural Selection] (Table of Contents)

Rivets / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Sixta ?
Pencils:
George Sixta ?
Inks:
George Sixta ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Rivets (dog)
Synopsis:
Rivets keeps salesmen and meter readers away from the house, but lets the butcher deliver his order.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rivets
  2. 1. [Caught in the Middle]
    Rivets
  3. 2. Dog Daze
    Rivets
  4. 3. The Boner
    Rivets
  5. 4. "Scents and Nonsense"
    Rivets
  6. 5. [Homing Instinct]
    Rivets
  7. 6. [Natural Selection]
    Rivets
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