(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 "BEETLE BAILEY, No 521." Code number is B.BAILEY O.S. #521-5311. Copyright 1953 by King Features Syndicate. Second of four Beetle Bailey Four Colors.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Beetle Bailey / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mort Walker
Inks:
Mort Walker ?; Fred Rhoads ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beetle Bailey
Keywords:
mops; skating; United States Army

[Hot Seat] (Table of Contents)

Beetle Bailey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Walker
Pencils:
Mort Walker
Inks:
Fred Rhoads
Letters:
Fred Rhoads

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beetle Bailey; Sarge Snorkle; Capt. Scabbard
Synopsis:
Beetle puts his lit pipe in his back pants pocket during inspection.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from "Beetle Bailey's Secret Life" by Craig Shutt, Hogan's Alley #12 (2004).

[The New Major] (Table of Contents)

Beetle Bailey / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Walker
Pencils:
Mort Walker
Inks:
Fred Rhoads
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Rhoads

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beetle Bailey; Sarge Snorkle; Capt. Scabbard
Synopsis:
A new major is assigned to this battalion. Beetle is assigned to clean up his room, but is mistaken for the major by two lieutenants, who Beetle cons into cleaning the room for him.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from "Beetle Bailey's Secret Life" by Craig Shutt, Hogan's Alley #12 (2004).

[The Librarian] (Table of Contents)

Beetle Bailey / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Walker
Pencils:
Mort Walker
Inks:
Fred Rhoads
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Rhoads

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beetle Bailey; Killer
Synopsis:
A librarian puts Killer in his place when he gets fresh with her.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from "Beetle Bailey's Secret Life" by Craig Shutt, Hogan's Alley #12 (2004).

Always Room for One More (Table of Contents)

Beetle Bailey / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Walker (signed)
Pencils:
Mort Walker (signed)
Inks:
Fred Rhoads
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Rhoads

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beetle Bailey; Sarge Snorkle; Lt. Snavely; Capt. Scabbard
Synopsis:
Capt. Scabbard leaves his apartment at the Bent Arms for a week and asks Sarge to keep an eye on it. The Desk Clerk then rents the room to a soldier's girlfriend. Before Capt. Scabbard is off the base, he meets Lt. Snavely and his new wife. They need a place to stay, So Scabbard offers him the use of his apartment while he's gone. Meanwhile, the janitor has told a couple of tramps that the apartment will be vacant, so they plan on staying there. Everyone shows up at once, as does Scabbard when his orders are canceled.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from "Beetle Bailey's Secret Life" by Craig Shutt, Hogan's Alley #12 (2004).

Beetle Bailey Gets Promoted (Table of Contents)

Beetle Bailey / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Walker (signed)
Pencils:
Mort Walker (signed)
Inks:
Fred Rhoads
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Rhoads

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beetle Bailey; Sarge Snorkle; Killer; Capt. Scabbard
Synopsis:
Sarge absent-mindedly puts Beetle on the list for promotion to Corporal. For this mistake, Sarge is demoted to private and Beetle runs him ragged. Eventually Capt. Scabbard decides he needs Sarge to keep up with running his office, so he restores him to his old rank.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from "Beetle Bailey's Secret Life" by Craig Shutt, Hogan's Alley #12 (2004).

[The Transformation] (Table of Contents)

Beetle Bailey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Walker
Pencils:
Mort Walker
Inks:
Fred Rhoads
Letters:
Fred Rhoads

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beetle Bailey; Killer
Synopsis:
Killer is disappointed when his date at the USO appears to be plain. After she does a quick makeover in the powder room, Killer doesn't recognize her as the same girl.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from "Beetle Bailey's Secret Life" by Craig Shutt, Hogan's Alley #12 (2004).

[Broken Windshield] (Table of Contents)

Beetle Bailey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Walker
Pencils:
Mort Walker
Inks:
Fred Rhoads
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Rhoads

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beetle Bailey; Sarge Snorkle
Synopsis:
Beetle makes people jump when he squirts their windshields with a hose.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from "Beetle Bailey's Secret Life" by Craig Shutt, Hogan's Alley #12 (2004).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Beetle Bailey
  2. 1. [Hot Seat]
    Beetle Bailey
  3. 2. [The New Major]
    Beetle Bailey
  4. 3. [The Librarian]
    Beetle Bailey
  5. 4. Always Room for One More
    Beetle Bailey
  6. 5. Beetle Bailey Gets Promoted
    Beetle Bailey
  7. 6. [The Transformation]
    Beetle Bailey
  8. 7. [Broken Windshield]
    Beetle Bailey
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