(November 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 "The Nearsighted MR. MAGOO and GERALD McBOING BOING, No. 602." Code number is MAGOO O.S. #602-5411. Copyright 1954 by Columbia Pictures Corporation.


The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo and Gerald McBoing Boing (Table of Contents)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Gormley ?
Inks:
Dan Gormley ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo
Keywords:
camels; Egypt; fezzes; pyramids; the Sphinx

Indexer Notes

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

[Deep-sea Diver] (Table of Contents)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo
Synopsis:
Magoo mistakes a deep-sea diver for a Martian invader.

Indexer Notes

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

Fox Hunt (Table of Contents)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo; Waldo
Synopsis:
Magoo and Waldo go on a fox hunt.

Indexer Notes

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

Haunted House (Table of Contents)

Gerald McBoing Boing / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gerald McBoing Boing
Synopsis:
Gerald visits Mr. Lyon, an old violinist, whose house he rents is being sold. Gerald makes ghostly noises so the prospective buyer thinks the house is haunted.

Indexer Notes

As in the cartoons, Gerald speaks in sounds, not words, with the word balloons containing pictures representing the sounds. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Press Photog (Table of Contents)

The Nearsighted Magoo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo; Waldo
Synopsis:
Magoo enters a photography contest.

Indexer Notes

Feature logo is just "The Nearsighted Magoo," with no "Mr." Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Checkup (Table of Contents)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo; Waldo
Synopsis:
Magoo mistakes a TV repair shop for a doctor's office.

Indexer Notes

Store sign on page two reads "Noonan's." Maybe a reference to Dell artist Dan Noonan? Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[The Eye Has It] (Table of Contents)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo
Synopsis:
Magoo mistakes a store window sign for a woman.

Indexer Notes

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

[Mailbox or Rubbish Box] (Table of Contents)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo
Synopsis:
Magoo mistakes a rubbish box for a mail box when he tries to mail a letter.

Indexer Notes

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

[At the Aquarium] (Table of Contents)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo
Synopsis:
Magoo mistakes an aquarium building for a savings and loan.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo and Gerald McBoing Boing
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  2. 1. [Deep-sea Diver]
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  3. 2. Fox Hunt
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  4. 3. Haunted House
    Gerald McBoing Boing
  5. 4. Press Photog
    The Nearsighted Magoo
  6. 5. Checkup
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  7. 6. [The Eye Has It]
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  8. 7. [Mailbox or Rubbish Box]
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  9. 8. [At the Aquarium]
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
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