(February 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 "WILL-YUM!, No. 765." Code number is WILL-YUM O.S. #765-572. Copyright 1956 by John F. Dille Company. Based on the "Will-Yum!" newspaper strip by Dave Gerard.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Gerard (signed)
Inks:
Dave Gerard (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-Yum; Whizzer (dog)
Keywords:
boxing

[Dog Reading the Newspaper] (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! and Whizzer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard (signed)
Pencils:
Dave Gerard (signed)
Inks:
Dave Gerard (signed)
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-Yum; Sniffy; Whizzer (dog)
Synopsis:
Whizzer can read the newpaper, but can't turn the pages.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

"Too Many Friends" (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-Yum; Mary; Skinny; Madeline; Elwood; Sniffy
Synopsis:
After earning 50 cents for mowing a yard, Will-Yum tries to dodge his friends who want him to buy them sodas.

"The Hypnotist" (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-Yum; Sniffy; Elwood
Synopsis:
Sniffy accidentally hypnotizes Will-Yum into believing he's a rabbit and then a turtle.

"The Caddy" (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children; sports
Characters:
Will-Yum; Sniffy
Synopsis:
Will-Yum gets a job as a caddy at a golf course, but knows nothing about golf.

Will-Yum! and "The Biggest Present" (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-Yum; Sniffy; Madeline; Elwood; Skinny
Synopsis:
When Madeline forgets to mail Will-Yum's invitation to her party, Will-Yum tries to convince everyone that Madeline has the measles. To make up for that, Will-Yum is only allowed to come to the party if he brings the biggest present.

"Two Pupils Learn a Lesson!" (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-Yum; Sniffy; Madeline
Synopsis:
Madeline is playing school and Sniffy and Will-Yum try to trick her into thinking that her stuffed dog can talk.

"Skinny Goes Straight" (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-Yum; Skinny
Synopsis:
Will-Yum agrees to go with Skinny to the store, but only it he goes straight there and back. He does so, strictly speaking, but the route goes through people's houses, cars, and back yards.

[Lionel Plays Mailman] (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! and Lionel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard (signed)
Pencils:
Dave Gerard (signed)
Inks:
Dave Gerard (signed)
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-Yum; Lionel
Synopsis:
Lionel finds some letters on his father's desk and delivers them around the neighborhood.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

"The Early Bird" (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-Yum
Synopsis:
Will-Yum goes at dawn to Elwood's house to see if he's up.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The fourth panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents," in the middle of the story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Will-Yum!
  2. 1. [Dog Reading the Newspaper]
    Will-Yum! and Whizzer
  3. 2. "Too Many Friends"
    Will-Yum!
  4. 3. "The Hypnotist"
    Will-Yum!
  5. 4. "The Caddy"
    Will-Yum!
  6. 5. Will-Yum! and "The Biggest Present"
    Will-Yum!
  7. 6. "Two Pupils Learn a Lesson!"
    Will-Yum!
  8. 7. "Skinny Goes Straight"
    Will-Yum!
  9. 8. [Lionel Plays Mailman]
    Will-Yum! and Lionel
  10. 9. "The Early Bird"
    Will-Yum!
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