(April 1956)

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. 691." Code number is DOT.D.O.S. #691-564. Copyright 1956 by Publisher's Syndicate. Based on the "Dotty Dripple" newspaper strip.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Taffy; Pepper (dog)
Keywords:
American Indians; arrows; bows; cradleboards; Native Americans

Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (photo); Major General Lucas V. Beau, USAF (photo); Col. Draper F. Henry, USAF (photo); Hon. John I. Lerom, Ast. Sec. USAF (photo); Col. C. Short, USAF (photo)

Synopsis:
Promo for Dell Comics featuring citation given Dell Publishing by the Civil Air Patrol, an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, for promoting interest in aviation and flying.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo of Dell publisher George T. Delacorte, Jr. and U.S. Air Force personnel. Promo includes Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Taffyella (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple and Taffy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Taffy; Dotty Dripple
Synopsis:
Taffy dreams she is Cinderella.

Turn About (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple and Taffy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Taffy; Pepper (dog); Dotty Dripple
Synopsis:
When Pepper gets in trouble for chasing cats, Taffy puts a cat's mask on him and he starts to think he's a cat.

The Taffy Pull (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple and Taffy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Taffy; Horace Dripple; Mr. Jerkimer; Dotty Dripple (cameo)
Synopsis:
When her father and his boss Mr. Jerkimer fall asleep after drinking coffee with sleeping powder in it, Taffy has to think up a way to fool a client who is coming to the office on business.

The Banquet (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple and Taffy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Taffy; Wilbert; Horace Dripple; Dotty Dripple; Mr. Jerkimer; Mrs. Jerkimer
Synopsis:
Horace's boss, Mr. Jerkimer, and his wife come to the Dripple's house for dinner. Taffy inadvertently serves them some appetite suppressing pills as pre-meal candy and the pair can't eat the dinner Dotty has prepared. The children take the dinner to the house of a poor boy they had met earlier that day.

[Bottles for Ice Cream] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Characters:
Taffy
Synopsis:
Taffy carefully takes some bottles in to redeem for the deposit so she can get an ice cream cone.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; pantomime story.

[Misfortune] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Taffy
Synopsis:
Taffy gets a fortune from a weighing machine that says she is kind to her elders. However, when she helps an old lady across the street, she gets her dress splashed by a passing car.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  2. 1. Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics
  3. 2. Taffyella
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  4. 3. Turn About
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  5. 4. The Taffy Pull
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  6. 5. The Banquet
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  7. 6. [Bottles for Ice Cream]
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  8. 7. [Misfortune]
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
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