(May 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 "DOTTY DRIPPLE AND TAFFY, No. 801." Code number is DOT.D. O.S. #801-575. Copyright 1957 by Publisher's Syndicate. Based on the 1946-73 "Dotty Dripple" newspaper strip by Buford Tune. Fifth of six Dotty Dripple Four Color issues.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Taffy; Pepper (dog)
Keywords:
furs

[Timing an Egg with a Piano] (Table of Contents)

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

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Characters:
Taffy; Horace; Wilbert
Synopsis:
Horace has Taffy play the Minute Waltz on the piano four times to time his four-minute boiled egg.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

It's All Relative (Table of Contents)

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

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Characters:
Taffy; Dotty; Horace; Wilbert; Uncle Dooley
Synopsis:
Uncle Dooley, the prospector, comes to visit and thinks he's found uranium in the Dripple's neighbor's yard.

Up in Taffy's Room (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple and Taffy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Characters:
Taffy; Wilbert; Horace; Dotty
Synopsis:
Horace punishes Taffy for not bringing his briefcase to his office promptly by telling her she has to spend the rest of the day in room at home. Her mother doesn't see her come home and she and Horace think Taffy's run away from home.

Dog Daze (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple and Taffy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Characters:
Taffy; Pepper (dog); Wilbert; Hector; Dotty
Synopsis:
In order for Pepper to have a dog to play with, Taffy is forced to do chores for Hector, the mean farm boy.

Dress Affair (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple and Taffy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Characters:
Taffy; Dotty; Wilbert; Jane; Lois; Rosemary; Joanne
Synopsis:
Taffy tries to sell her old dresses to her friends in order to buy a new one for a party. Her friends don't have any money, so she ends up giving the dresses to them.

Happy Birthday (Table of Contents)

Dotty Dripple and Taffy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Characters:
Taffy; Wilbert; Dotty; Horace; Mrs. Browne; Mr. Browne; Billy
Synopsis:
Taffy spends a week working for Mrs. Browne to earn $12 to buy a birthday present for her father. As she is going to buy the present, she gives into temptation and buys herself a doll for $7. Later she meets Patty, who has lost a $5 bill her father gave her to buy some things for him and who is afraid she'll be punished when she goes home. Taffy gives her the $5 she has left and gets her father a card for a quarter. Taffy's mother thinks Mrs. Browne only paid her a quarter for the week's work and tells her off, which sets off a feud between the two families.

[Dotty is Sick] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Taffy; Dotty; Horace; Wilbert
Synopsis:
When Dotty is sick, the rest of the family tries to fix lunch. Dotty ends up doing it herself.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Running Not Very Far from Home] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Taffy; Dotty
Synopsis:
Taffy decides to run away from home, but only gets as far as the yard before pitching a pup tent.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. 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. [Timing an Egg with a Piano]
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  3. 2. It's All Relative
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  4. 3. Up in Taffy's Room
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  5. 4. Dog Daze
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  6. 5. Dress Affair
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  7. 6. Happy Birthday
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  8. 7. [Dotty is Sick]
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
  9. 8. [Running Not Very Far from Home]
    Dotty Dripple and Taffy
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