(May 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 "PRISCILLA'S POP, No. 704." Code number is PRIS.P.O.S. #704-565. Copyright 1956 by NEA Service, Inc. Based on the NEA newspaper strip "Priscilla's Pop" by Al Vermeer. Third of four Priscilla's Pop Four Color issues.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Priscilla's Pop / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Vermeer ?
Inks:
Al Vermeer ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Priscilla; Oliver (dog)
Keywords:
kittens; purses

Indexer Notes

Cover says "by Al Vermeer," but he may or may not have drawn it.

Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Dell Publisher George T. Delacorte, Jr. (photo); Col. Draper F. Henry, USAF (photo); Major General Lucas V. Beau, USAF (photo); Hon. John I. Lerom, Asst. Sec. USAF (photo); Col C. Short, USAF
Synopsis:
Photo of trophy and citation "for his continuing efforts in behalf of the betterment of American youth" given by the Civil Air Patrol to Dell publisher George T. Delacorte, Jr.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three photos, typeset text, and Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

The Holiday (Table of Contents)

Priscilla's Pop / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Priscilla; Lester; Oliver (dog); Jenny Lu; Hollyhock
Synopsis:
Priscilla gets "freckleitis," a harmless but contagious ailment, and is told to stay home from school for a week. Taking advantage of the situation, she charges other kids a nickel to catch the ailment so they can stay out of school a week, too; but the scheme backfires.

The Lion Tamer (Table of Contents)

Priscilla's Pop / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Priscilla; Lester; Jenny Lu; Hollyhock; Stuart
Synopsis:
After watching a lion-tamer, Priscilla decides her new ambition is to be a lady lion-tamer. When Cato, an old and tame lion, runs away from the zoo; Priscilla find him and holds him at bay with a chair until his trainer tracks him down.

Mixed-Up Movies (Table of Contents)

Priscilla's Pop / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Priscilla; Lester; Jenny Lu; Hollyhock
Synopsis:
When time runs short on producing a play for a contest, Priscilla borrows her father's home movie camera to film the scenes. The plan is for the silent films to be projected and the characters to read their dialogue from behind a screen. However on the night of the contest, Priscilla distributes the scripts in the wrong sequence and the dialogue doesn't match the film.

[The Hypnotist] (Table of Contents)

Priscilla's Pop / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Priscilla; Lester; Oliver (dog); Jenny Lu; Hollyhock
Synopsis:
Priscilla reads a book on hypnotism. The other kids pretend to be hypnotized, but it turns out Lester really is and Priscilla orders him to carry her books to school each morning. Lester's mother is not happy with this turn of events and tells Priscilla to "un-hypnotize" him, but Priscilla can't remember the word to break the spell.

Indexer Notes

The story narration at the bottom of each panel is told in rhyme, which was a device sometimes used in the newspaper strip.

[Sealing Envelopes] (Table of Contents)

Priscilla's Pop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Priscilla
Synopsis:
Priscilla has to lick the flaps to seal a stack of envelopes for her mother.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Following instructions] (Table of Contents)

Priscilla's Pop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Priscilla
Synopsis:
Priscilla follows the instructions on a TV cooking show, but misunderstands an instruction.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Priscilla's Pop
  2. 1. Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics
  3. 2. The Holiday
    Priscilla's Pop
  4. 3. The Lion Tamer
    Priscilla's Pop
  5. 4. Mixed-Up Movies
    Priscilla's Pop
  6. 5. [The Hypnotist]
    Priscilla's Pop
  7. 6. [Sealing Envelopes]
    Priscilla's Pop
  8. 7. [Following instructions]
    Priscilla's Pop
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