(June 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 "SMOKEY THE BEAR, No. 818." Code number is S.T.B. O.S. #818-576. Copyright 1957 by Western Printing & Lithographing Co. "Authorized and approved by the State Foresters and the Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the Advertising Council." Fourth of eight Smokey the Bear Four Color issues.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs
Keywords:
bears; forest rangers; raccoons

Indexer Notes

Richard Richmond says this cover is the same cover artist as Four Color issues 653, 708, 755 and 818 but not by Morris Gollub.

[The Jumping Contest] (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mo Gollub
Inks:
Mo Gollub
Letters:
?

Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs
Synopsis:
A bee helps Specs win a jumping contest with a frog.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

The Black Sheep (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mo Gollub
Inks:
Mo Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs
Synopsis:
A stubborn black ram causes problems when Smokey tries to direct the mountain sheep to new grazing grounds.

The Litter Jitters (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mo Gollub
Inks:
Mo Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs
Synopsis:
A herd of peccaries upsets litter baskets and scatters trash in the forest.

The River's Secret (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mo Gollub
Inks:
Mo Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs
Synopsis:
When a river's level drops by three feet, Smokey, Little Smokey and Specs go to its headwaters, where they find it originates in a cavern. They find a rockfall in the cavern has diverted the water for the river into a side channel.

[The Fledgling] (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mo Gollub
Inks:
Mo Gollub
Letters:
?

Characters:
Smokey the Bear
Synopsis:
Smokey rescues a fledgling bird that keeps trying to fly before it is old enough.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Two Sides to a Story] (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mo Gollub
Inks:
Mo Gollub
Colors:
?

Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey
Synopsis:
Smokey and Little Smokey start painting on opposite sides of the ranger station and find they are using different colors.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smokey the Bear
  2. 1. [The Jumping Contest]
    Smokey the Bear
  3. 2. The Black Sheep
    Smokey the Bear
  4. 3. The Litter Jitters
    Smokey the Bear
  5. 4. The River's Secret
    Smokey the Bear
  6. 5. [The Fledgling]
    Smokey the Bear
  7. 6. [Two Sides to a Story]
    Smokey the Bear
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