(January 1958)

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 "CURLY KAYOE, No. 871." Code number is C.KAYOE O.S. #871-581. Copyright 1957 by United Feature Syndicate, Inc. Based on the 1946-60 "Curly Kayoe" newspaper strip by Sam Leff.


Curly Kayoe versus the Barefoot Blockbuster (Table of Contents)

Curly Kayoe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ernest Nordli (signed)[as EN] (painting)
Inks:
Ernest Nordli (signed)[as EN] (painting)
Colors:
Ernest Nordli (signed)[as EN] (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Curly Kayoe; the Bayou Blockbuster
Keywords:
boxing

Indexer Notes

Cover is signed "EN" on the cuff of the boxing glove in the lower left hand corner.

Sparring With Curly Kayoe (Table of Contents)

Curly Kayoe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Curly Kayoe
Synopsis:
Facts about how boxers train for their matches.

Indexer Notes

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

Knockout (Table of Contents)

Curly Kayoe / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Brown
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Curly Kayoe (origin); Happy; Joe Jinks; Boris Borsht (cameo); Abdoola Boola (cameo); Pepito Diablo (cameo); The Masked Mauler (cameo); The Bayou Blockbuster
Synopsis:
A brief review of Curly's life from the time Joe Jinks discovered him until his winning the heavyweight championship. He must defend his title against Swampy Glades, the Bayou Blockbuster, who fights barefoot.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from "Who's Who in American Comic Books 1928-1999" website. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Ring Tactics (Table of Contents)

Curly Kayoe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Curly Kayoe; Happy
Synopsis:
Curly demonstrates some different punches and tactics used in boxing.

Indexer Notes

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

Keeping Fit with Curly Kayoe (Table of Contents)

Curly Kayoe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Curly Kayoe; Happy
Synopsis:
Curly demonstrates proper form for push-ups, sit-ups, and toe raises.

Indexer Notes

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

Fit to Fight (Table of Contents)

Curly Kayoe / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Brown
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Curly Kayoe; Happy
Synopsis:
Curly works a teen boy into good physical condition so that he can defend himself against a bully.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from "Who's Who in American Comic Books 1928-1999" website. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

History of Boxing (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Synopsis:
A history of boxing, from the ancient Olympics until the adoption of the Marquis of Queensberry rules in 1866.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text over them. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Long Count (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Jack Dempsey; Gene Tunney
Synopsis:
A re-telling of the "Long Count" that occurred in the Dempsey-Tunney championship fight in 1927.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Panels with typeset text underneath. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Curly Kayoe versus the Barefoot Blockbuster
    Curly Kayoe
  2. 1. Sparring With Curly Kayoe
    Curly Kayoe
  3. 2. Knockout
    Curly Kayoe
  4. 3. Ring Tactics
    Curly Kayoe
  5. 4. Keeping Fit with Curly Kayoe
    Curly Kayoe
  6. 5. Fit to Fight
    Curly Kayoe
  7. 6. History of Boxing
  8. 7. The Long Count
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