(April 1954)

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 "SUSIE Q. SMITH, No. 553." Code number is S.Q.S. O.S. #553-544. Copyright 1954 by McNaught Syndicate. Fourth of four Susie Q. Smith Four Colors. Based on the "Susie Q. Smith" newspaper strip by Jerry and Linda Walter.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins
Keywords:
binoculars

[Four gags] (Table of Contents)

Cleo / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Cleo Smith
Synopsis:
Four one-panel gags involving Susie's sister Cleo.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four one-panel gags, possibly newspaper strip reprints.

[Beauty Contest] (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Legs O'Hara; Muscles Maloney; Hutch Hopkins; Owlie Olson; Hairbrush; Cleo Smith; Butterfly (dog)
Synopsis:
Susie and Legs compete in a beauty contest to be the mascot of the Boys' Club.

[Crazy About Olives] (Table of Contents)

Cleo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Cleo Smith
Synopsis:
Cleo is using olives as ammunition for her sling-shot.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Every Dog Has His Say / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins
Synopsis:
Illustrated letters from teen girls complaining about teen boys; and vice versa.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Frances Yanna, Auburn, Mich.; Barbara Bivens, Evansville, Ind.; Eddie Norvind, Swissvale, Pa.; and Willard Lutz, Marietta, Ohio. These may be newspaper strip reprints.

Baby Sitter's Nightmare (Table of Contents)

Horrible Horace and Awful Arthur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Horrible Horace White; Awful Arthur White; Susie Q. Smith
Synopsis:
Susie gets more than she bargained for when she plays cowboy with the boys.

[Susie Learns to Play Baseball] (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter

Genre:
teen; sports
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins; Hairbrush; Cleo Smith; Butterfly (dog); Muscles Maloney; Owlie Olson; Smiley; Wolf Wilson
Synopsis:
Thinking Hutch prefers playing baseball to seeing her, Susie gets Wolf Wilson to teach her baseball; but Wolf has some other lessons on his mind.

[Club Initiation] (Table of Contents)

Cleo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Cleo Smith; Susie Q. Smith; Cousin Clyde
Synopsis:
Cleo and her friends make Cousin Clyde stay in their clubhouse at night to prove he's not scared of ghosts.

My Diary (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Walter
Pencils:
Linda Walter
Inks:
Linda Walter
Letters:
Linda Walter ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Susie Q. Smith; Hungry Harris; Legs O'Hara; Caz Kelly; Butterfly (dog); Hutch Hopkins
Synopsis:
Seven one-panel gags; one for each day of the week.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; continues on back cover in color. Possibly reprinted from newspaper strips.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Susie Q. Smith
  2. 1. [Four gags]
    Cleo
  3. 2. [Beauty Contest]
    Susie Q. Smith
  4. 3. [Crazy About Olives]
    Cleo
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Every Dog Has His Say
  6. 5. Baby Sitter's Nightmare
    Horrible Horace and Awful Arthur
  7. 6. [Susie Learns to Play Baseball]
    Susie Q. Smith
  8. 7. [Club Initiation]
    Cleo
  9. 8. My Diary
    Susie Q. Smith
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