(February 1958)

Dell, 1942 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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 "THE CAPTAIN AND THE KIDS, No. 881." Code number is CAPT.+KIDS O.S. #881-582. Copyright 1958 by United Feature Syndicate, Inc. Based on the 1918-79 "The Captain and the Kids" newspaper strip by Rudolph Dirks and his son John Dirks.


The Underground Explorers (Table of Contents)

The Captain and the Kids / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
R. Dirks ?
Inks:
R. Dirks ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Der Captain; Hans; Fritz
Keywords:
garden hoes; gardening; pea shooters

Indexer Notes

Cover is signed "R. Dirks," but may or may not be by him.

Bird Brains (Table of Contents)

The Captain and the Kids / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Mendelsohn ?
Pencils:
John Dirks ?
Inks:
John Dirks ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Captain; Hans; Fritz
Synopsis:
A bird follows Hans and Fritz home and tries to eat a mounted fish hanging on a wall.

Indexer Notes

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

The Underground Explorers (Table of Contents)

The Captain and the Kids / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Mendelsohn ?
Pencils:
John Dirks ?
Inks:
John Dirks ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Captain; The Inspector; Mama; Hans; Fritz; Barium Borax
Synopsis:
Hans and Fritz fall into an underground cave while digging for worms to use as bait for oyster fishing. After walking a while in the cave, they find Professor Barium Borax, who is looking for emeralds in his Molemobile.

Indexer Notes

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

The Musical Monkey Mix-Up (Table of Contents)

The Captain and the Kids / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Mendelsohn ?
Pencils:
John Dirks ?
Inks:
John Dirks ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Captain; Mama; Hans; Fritz; The Inspector
Synopsis:
Fritz dresses a monkey in his clothes to do his violin practice while he goes swimming with Hans. The monkey plays better than Fritz does.

Indexer Notes

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

The Great Stamp Hoax (Table of Contents)

The Captain and the Kids / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Mendelsohn ?
Pencils:
John Dirks ?
Inks:
John Dirks ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Captain; Mama; Hans; Fritz; Klaak-Klaak (stork); Paprika
Synopsis:
Paprika, the President of Banana, sends a message for help by stork to The Captain. The Captain, Hans, and Fritz go by boat to the island where they find that Paprika has gone broke buying postage stamps from General Tabasco. The General will take over the country unless Paprika can come up with 2,000 pazasters.

Indexer Notes

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

...Tails, You Lose (Table of Contents)

The Captain and the Kids / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Mendelsohn ?
Pencils:
John Dirks ?
Inks:
John Dirks ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hans; Fritz
Synopsis:
Fritz tries to fool an ostrich by hiding his head in the sand.

Indexer Notes

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

Pie in the Sky (Table of Contents)

The Captain and the Kids / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Mendelsohn ?
Pencils:
John Dirks ?
Inks:
John Dirks ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fritz; Mama
Synopsis:
Fritz steals a pie from the window sill, but a large bird steals the pie from Fritz.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Underground Explorers
    The Captain and the Kids
  2. 1. Bird Brains
    The Captain and the Kids
  3. 2. The Underground Explorers
    The Captain and the Kids
  4. 3. The Musical Monkey Mix-Up
    The Captain and the Kids
  5. 4. The Great Stamp Hoax
    The Captain and the Kids
  6. 5. ...Tails, You Lose
    The Captain and the Kids
  7. 6. Pie in the Sky
    The Captain and the Kids
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Alan Hutchinson
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • John P. Selegue
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ken Lemons
  • Chris Launder
  • Jim Walls
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Gary Perlman
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • James Ludwig
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Mike Nielsen
  • David Porta
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Ken Kwilinski
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Max Capp
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Darrel McCann
  • Peter Croome