(January 1957)

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 "HOWDY DOODY, No. 761." Code number is H.D.O.S. #761-571. Copyright 1956 by California National Productions, Inc. Based on the "Howdy Doody" TV series created by Bob Smith. Continued from Howdy Doody (Dell, 1950 series) #38 (July-September 1956).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mel Crawford ?; David Gantz ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Howdy Doody
Keywords:
sleds; snow

Indexer Notes

Mel Crawford art credit from Karl Wilcox (January 28, 2008). David Gantz art credit from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Packing for Airplane Trip] (Table of Contents)

Clarabell / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
children
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Clarabell
Synopsis:
Howdy asks Clarabell to pack a bag for an airplane trip.

Indexer Notes

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

A Big Day at the Zoo (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
children
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Phineas T. Bluster
Synopsis:
A chimpanzee escapes from the Doodyville Zoo and raises havoc in town.

Indexer Notes

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

Taffy Trap (Table of Contents)

Heidi Doody / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
children
Characters:
Heidi Doody; Howdy Doody; Flub-a-Dub
Synopsis:
Howdy sets a trap to catch Heidi's cookie thief.

Indexer Notes

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

Howdy Doody's Old-Time Silent Movie (Table of Contents)

Dilly Dally / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean ?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
children
Characters:
Dilly Dally
Synopsis:
Dilly buys a uranium detector...but the hobby shop sold him an egg timer by mistake. After he
has already dug up his back yard, he turns it into an ice skating rink.

Indexer Notes

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

[Wallpapering] (Table of Contents)

Flub-a-Dub / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean ?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Flub-a-Dub
Synopsis:
Flub-a-Dub tries hanging wallpaper but is all thumbs. So he decides to paint the wall instead.

Indexer Notes

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

Haste Makes Waste (Table of Contents)

Dilly Dally / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
children
Characters:
Dilly Dally; Flub-a-Dub
Synopsis:
Dilly and the Flub-a-Dub compete for a job at the grocery store.

Indexer Notes

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

The Thunder and Lightning Wars (Table of Contents)

Princess Summerfall Winterspring / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
children
Characters:
Princess Summerfall Winterspring; Inspector John J. Fidoozle
Synopsis:
When the Inspector hears two Indian tribes are planning a war, he doesn't realize that it's a
price-cutting war with the cheap souvenir shop on the reservation.

Indexer Notes

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

[Football on TV] (Table of Contents)

Clarabell / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
children
Characters:
Clarabell
Synopsis:
Clarabell buys a TV set to watch the football game.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; pantomime story. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

The Inspector (Table of Contents)

Inspector John J. Fidoozle / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
David Gantz (painting)
Inks:
David Gantz (painting)
Colors:
David Gantz (painting)

Genre:
children
Characters:
Inspector John J. Fidoozle

Indexer Notes

Back cover. In other media/merchandise, the Inspector's last name is spelled Fedoozle (the correct spelling). Pencils, inks, and colors credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Howdy Doody
  2. 1. [Packing for Airplane Trip]
    Clarabell
  3. 2. A Big Day at the Zoo
    Howdy Doody
  4. 3. Taffy Trap
    Heidi Doody
  5. 4. Howdy Doody's Old-Time Silent Movie
    Dilly Dally
  6. 5. [Wallpapering]
    Flub-a-Dub
  7. 6. Haste Makes Waste
    Dilly Dally
  8. 7. The Thunder and Lightning Wars
    Princess Summerfall Winterspring
  9. 8. [Football on TV]
    Clarabell
  10. 9. The Inspector
    Inspector John J. Fidoozle
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