([February] 1956)

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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 "OUT OUR WAY WITH THE WORRY WART, No. 680." Code number is W.WART O.S. #680-562. Copyright 1956 by NEA Service, Inc. Based on the "Out Our Way" comic strip distributed by NEA Service, Inc.


Out Our Way With The Worry Wart (Table of Contents)

Out Our Way / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neg Cochran ? [as J. R. Williams] (signed)
Inks:
Neg Cochran ? [as J. R. Williams] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Worry Wart
Keywords:
cats; fish; fishing

Indexer Notes

Signed "J.R. Williams," but Williams wasn't doing much with the strip by this time.

["Uh-oh!"] (Table of Contents)

The Worry Wart / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Worry Wart; friend; Wart's dog; bulldog
Synopsis:
Wart's dog distracts a threatening bulldog by scratching himself, which fixates the bulldog on scratching instead of fighting.
Keywords:
Dog

Big Business (Table of Contents)

Out Our Way / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neg Cochran ?
Inks:
Neg Cochran ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
680-562

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Worry Wart; brother; kids
Synopsis:
When Wart starts a business repairing toys, the brother invests fifteen cents for capitalization. When Wart extends credit the brother panics and impounds the goods. Under community pressure he finally agrees to accept collateral. Wart says that for ANOTHER twenty-five cents, he can make money on the collateral.

Indexer Notes

Indexer Karl Wilcox credits art to J. R. Williams, though other sources list Neg Cochran (Williams' assistant) as more likely at this late stage in Williams's life.

The Spaceman (Table of Contents)

Out Our Way / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neg Cochran ?
Inks:
Neg Cochran ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
The Worry Wart; brother; Matilda; boys; girls; Moriarity; Flanagan
Synopsis:
Wart and his friends have space suits to play space men, but insist on excluding the girls. When the boys take over a junk boiler to be their spaceship, Matilda convinces the scrap dealer to haul it away with the boys still inside.
Keywords:
Space suit

Indexer Notes

Indexer Karl Wilcox credits art to J. R. Williams, though other sources list Neg Cochran (Williams' assistant) as more likely at this late stage in Williams's life.

The Hero (Table of Contents)

Out Our Way / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neg Cochran ?
Inks:
Neg Cochran ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
The Worry Wart; brother; Wart's dog; dog show officials; dog show participants; thief
Synopsis:
Wart's dog is so relaxed that Wart tries to liven him up by entering him into a dog show. Since only purebreds are admitted Wart's dog can't participate, but when a passerby steps on his tail, the dog rouses up and seizes him by the leg. Since it turns out that the man has just robbed the dog show receipts, Wart's dog becomes a hero.
Keywords:
Dog; dog show

Indexer Notes

Indexer Karl Wilcox credits art to J. R. Williams, though other sources list Neg Cochran (Williams' assistant) as more likely at this late stage in Williams's life.

The Open Road (Table of Contents)

Out Our Way / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neg Cochran ?
Inks:
Neg Cochran ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
The Worry Wart; brother; dog; Mr. Shultz; Mrs. Mooney
Synopsis:
Annoyed at this brother's bossy supervision, Wart decides to run away from home. After a morning of hard work, followed by an afternoon of wandering around town, he falls asleep at the supper table and the brother has to put him to bed.
Keywords:
Runaway

Indexer Notes

Indexer Karl Wilcox credits art to J. R. Williams, though other sources list Neg Cochran (Williams' assistant) as more likely at this late stage in Williams's life.

["Don't argue with me, sonny."] (Table of Contents)

The Worry Wart / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
The Worry Wart; Wart's dog; policeman
Synopsis:
The police officer insists that dogs must be leashed in the park. Wart steals a clothesline for a leash, and the officer trips on it.
Keywords:
Dog; police

["Eeeyow!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
The Worry Wart; brother; Matilda
Synopsis:
The brother looks like an accomplished acrobat, but he's only reacting after Wart accidentally whacks the brother's toe with a hammer.

Indexer Notes

Dell Pledge to Parents on this page (back cover).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Out Our Way With The Worry Wart
    Out Our Way
  2. 1. ["Uh-oh!"]
    The Worry Wart
  3. 2. Big Business
    Out Our Way
  4. 3. The Spaceman
    Out Our Way
  5. 4. The Hero
    Out Our Way
  6. 5. The Open Road
    Out Our Way
  7. 6. ["Don't argue with me, sonny."]
    The Worry Wart
  8. 7. ["Eeeyow!"]
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