(May 1958)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 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 "WILL-YUM!, No. 902." Code number is WILL-YUM O.S. #902-585. Copyright 1958 by John F. Dille Company. Based on the "Will-Yum!" newspaper strip by Dave Gerard. Versions exist with 10 cent and 15 cent cover prices.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Gerard (signed)
Inks:
Dave Gerard (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-yum; Madeline

[The Lost Quarter] (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-yum; Elwood
Synopsis:
Will-yum wants Elwood to help him look for his lost quarter.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

The Challenge (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-yum; Madeline; Sniffy
Synopsis:
Will-yum and Madeline compete in a series of contests, with Will-yum becoming increasingly desperate as Madeline wins all the time.

The Wreckers (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-yum; Skinny
Synopsis:
Will-yum and Skinny explore an old deserted house.

The Birdman (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-yum; Sniffy
Synopsis:
Will-yum tries to invent a way to fly.

Smiley (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-yum
Synopsis:
Will-yum gets in trouble when he takes the slogan "Keep Smiling" too literally.

The Rescue (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-yum; Madeline
Synopsis:
Will-yum tries to help Madeline find her lost cat.

[New Sweater] (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-yum; Skinny
Synopsis:
Skinny tries to guess what the letter on Will-yum's new sweater stands for.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Buried Treasure] (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! and Whizzer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Gerard
Pencils:
Dave Gerard
Inks:
Dave Gerard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Gerard

Genre:
children
Characters:
Will-yum; Whizzer (dog)
Synopsis:
Will-yum's treasure map leads him to one of Whizzer's buried bones.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Will-Yum!
  2. 1. [The Lost Quarter]
    Will-Yum!
  3. 2. The Challenge
    Will-Yum!
  4. 3. The Wreckers
    Will-Yum!
  5. 4. The Birdman
    Will-Yum!
  6. 5. Smiley
    Will-Yum!
  7. 6. The Rescue
    Will-Yum!
  8. 7. [New Sweater]
    Will-Yum!
  9. 8. [Buried Treasure]
    Will-Yum! and Whizzer
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