(April 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 "MORTY MEEKLE, No. 793." Code number is MORTY M.O.S. #793-574. Copyright 1957 by NEA Service, Inc. Based on the NEA newspaper strip "Morty Meekle" (later re-titled "Winthrop") by Dick Cavalli.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Morty Meekle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Morty Meekle
Keywords:
clothing; push lawn roller

Indexer Notes

Cover says "By Dick Cavali" (sic) in typeset letters, but is not likely to be by him.

[Over-Exercised] (Table of Contents)

Morty Meekle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Morty Meekle; Jill Wortle
Synopsis:
Morty is told to exercise, but over-does it.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Flying High (Table of Contents)

Morty Meekle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Morty Meekle; Jill Wortle; Winthrop Wortle
Synopsis:
Winthrop wants to invent a flying machine. Morty helps.

Love's Labor Lost (Table of Contents)

Morty Meekle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Morty Meekle; Jill Wortle; Mr. Wortle: Mr. Boomer
Synopsis:
Mr. Wortle and Mr. Boomer try to use a Bohemian love potion called Shushkataniabopnik to get Morty to propose to Jill.

Plane Figures (Table of Contents)

Morty Meekle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Morty Meekle; Jill Wortle; Winthrop Wortle; Mr. Wortle; Mrs. Wortle.
Synopsis:
Morty folds Winthrop's math homework into a paper airplane and has to chase it down, causing lots of damage in the process.

Of Moose and Men (Table of Contents)

Morty Meekle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Morty Meekle; Jill Wortle; Mr. Wortle; Winthrop Wortle
Synopsis:
Morty gets a moose head stuck on his head.

Indexer Notes

The title is a take-off on the title of the 1937 novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.

Feeding Time (Table of Contents)

Morty Meekle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Morty Meekle; Jill Wortle; Winthrop Wortle
Synopsis:
Winthrop causes havoc at the zoo when Morty and Jill take him with them.

[Overdone Shoeshine] (Table of Contents)

Morty Meekle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Morty Meekle; Jill Wortle
Synopsis:
Morty's shoes are ruined by an incompetent shoe-shiner.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Choice Menu] (Table of Contents)

Morty Meekle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Morty Meekle
Synopsis:
Morty can't decide what to order at a restaurant.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Morty Meekle
  2. 1. [Over-Exercised]
    Morty Meekle
  3. 2. Flying High
    Morty Meekle
  4. 3. Love's Labor Lost
    Morty Meekle
  5. 4. Plane Figures
    Morty Meekle
  6. 5. Of Moose and Men
    Morty Meekle
  7. 6. Feeding Time
    Morty Meekle
  8. 7. [Overdone Shoeshine]
    Morty Meekle
  9. 8. [Choice Menu]
    Morty Meekle
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