(February 1954)

Dell, 1942 Series
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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 "I LOVE LUCY, No. 535." Code number is LUCY O.S. #535-542. Copyright 1954 by Lucille Ball and Desi Arnez. First of two I Love Lucy Four Colors. Based on the 1951-57 "I Love Lucy" TV series.


I Love Lucy Comics (Table of Contents)

I Love Lucy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting); ? (photo)
Inks:
? (painting); ? (photo)
Colors:
? (painting); ? (photo)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lucille Ball (photo)

Indexer Notes

Cover is a cropped photo with a background painting.

[Introduction] (Table of Contents)

[I Love Lucy] / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lucy Ricardo (photo of Lucille Ball); Ricky Ricardo (photo of Desi Arnez)
Synopsis:
Introduction to series.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four photos from the TV series with typeset text.

The Midnight Snack (Table of Contents)

I Love Lucy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hy C. Rosen
Inks:
Hy C. Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lucy Ricardo; Ricky Ricardo; Fred Mertz
Synopsis:
Lucy's midnight snacks are giving her hiccups, which are keeping Ricky awake.

Indexer Notes

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

"Suds in Your Eyes" (Table of Contents)

I Love Lucy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hy C. Rosen
Inks:
Hy C. Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lucy Ricardo; Ricky Ricardo; Ethel Mertz
Synopsis:
Lucy buys boxes of Fado Soap Flakes looking for the lucky ticket that's included in a box as a prize.

Indexer Notes

In a caption, Ethel is identified as "Ethel Merk" rather than "Ethel Mertz." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Strike Up the Band (Table of Contents)

I Love Lucy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hy C. Rosen
Inks:
Hy C. Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lucy Ricardo; Ricky Ricardo
Synopsis:
Ricky's orchestra gets a job playing a a party on Mr. Bluechip's yacht. Lucy stows away and causes havoc while trying to stay out of sight.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Love Lucy Comics
    I Love Lucy
  2. 1. [Introduction]
    [I Love Lucy]
  3. 2. The Midnight Snack
    I Love Lucy
  4. 3. "Suds in Your Eyes"
    I Love Lucy
  5. 4. Strike Up the Band
    I Love Lucy
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