(September 1955)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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 "DOTTY DRIPPLE AND TAFFY, No. 646". Code number is DOT D. O.S. #646-559. Copyright 1955 by Publisher's Syndicate. Based on the "Dotty Dripple" newspaper strip by Buford Tune.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple and Taffy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dotty Dripple; Horace Dripple; Taffy Dripple; Pepper (dog)
Keywords:
baby bottles; babysitting; sleeping

A Pledge to Parents (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Full page of Dell's "A Pledge to Parents".

Putting on the Dog (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple and Taffy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Horace Dripple; Taffy Dripple; Wilbert; Pepper (dog)
Synopsis:
The dog Pepper gets snobbish when Taffy buys him a doggie sweater.

On the Job (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dotty Dripple; Horace Dripple; Mr. Jerkimer (Horace's boss)
Synopsis:
Horace's boss, Mr. Jerkimer, asks him to buy an emerald brooch for Mr. Jerkimer's wife birthday. Horace gets the brooch, but accidentally puts it in an envelope containing bids for a city contract. The police come and arrest Horace and Mr. Jerkimer, thinking the brooch was a bribe for the city engineer.

The Super Snoozer (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dotty Dripple; Horace Dripple; Taffy Dripple; Wilbert
Synopsis:
Dotty, Horace, and the kids go to Market Utopia, a gigantic shopping center that's just been built. While the others shop, Horace falls asleep and has a nightmare about shopping in a store that's so big it crosses state lines.

Nothing New (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dotty Dripple; Horace Dripple; Taffy Dripple
Synopsis:
Horace receives a telegram saying he's won $25,000 first grand prize in the Slippery Soap Limerick Contest. He is immediately besieged by salesmen and people wanting donations for their charities.

Want To Meet An Angel? (Table of Contents)

Angel / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Angel (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for Dell's "Angel" comic.

[Fixing Garage Doors] (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dotty Dripple; Horace Dripple
Synopsis:
Horace has to repair the garage doors after Dotty keeps hitting them with the car.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Piggy Banks] (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple and Taffy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dotty Dripple; Horace Dripple; Taffy Dripple; Wilbert
Synopsis:
Every member of the household has their own piggy bank--even Horace.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  2. 1. A Pledge to Parents
  3. 2. Putting on the Dog
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  4. 3. On the Job
    Dotty Dripple
  5. 4. The Super Snoozer
    Dotty Dripple
  6. 5. Nothing New
    Dotty Dripple
  7. 6. Want To Meet An Angel?
    Angel
  8. 7. [Fixing Garage Doors]
    Dotty Dripple
  9. 8. [Piggy Banks]
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
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