(August 1955)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
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 "M.G.M.'s SPIKE AND TYKE, No. 638." Code number is S.+T.O.S. #638-558. Copyright 1955 by Loew's Incorporated. Third of three Spike and Tyke Four Colors. Continues as M.G.M.'s Spike and Tyke (Dell, 1956 series) #4 (December 1955-February 1956).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

MGM's Spike and Tyke / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Spike; Tyke
Keywords:
bones; piggy banks

Indexer Notes

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

["Dell is proud to present one of its many awards..."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Facsimile of Distinguished Achievement Award given Dell publisher George T. Delacorte, Jr. by Newsdealers Post Number 1169, American Legion, on November 14, 1954.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Also includes typeset version of Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." (not in usual form.)

Friendly Neighbors (Table of Contents)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Spike; Tyke; McTavish; Spot
Synopsis:
Spike is trying to set a good example for Tyke, but is frustrated by his neighbor McTavish's secretive actions.

Indexer Notes

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

Big Spike and Little Tyke Meet Mr. Ingenuity (Table of Contents)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Spike; Tyke
Synopsis:
Spike tries to use ingenuity to help Tyke move rocks, but ends up making the job more work than it was before.

Indexer Notes

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

Old News is Good News (Table of Contents)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Spike; Tyke
Synopsis:
Tyke goes hunting Indians in the forest. Spike dresses up as an Indian to play along with the game.

Indexer Notes

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

The Cat Who Came to Dinner (Table of Contents)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Spike; Tyke; Snowball
Synopsis:
Spike and Tyke get Snowball the cat to carry their picnic basket to the park, but find that the park doesn't allow dogs. They try to find a way to get their basket of food back before Snowball eats it all.

Indexer Notes

The title is a takeoff on the title of the 1939 Broadway play, later a movie, "The Man Who Came to Dinner." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Trip to the Zoo] (Table of Contents)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Spike; Tyke
Synopsis:
Spike is tired, but takes Tyke to the zoo anyway.

Indexer Notes

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

[The Pretender] (Table of Contents)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Spike; Tyke
Synopsis:
Tyke pretends to be a bird dog and a poodle.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    MGM's Spike and Tyke
  2. 1. ["Dell is proud to present one of its many awards..."]
  3. 2. Friendly Neighbors
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  4. 3. Big Spike and Little Tyke Meet Mr. Ingenuity
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  5. 4. Old News is Good News
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  6. 5. The Cat Who Came to Dinner
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  7. 6. [Trip to the Zoo]
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  8. 7. [The Pretender]
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
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