(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
Related Scans
Series Information
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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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Mike Nielsen
  • David Porta
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  • Ken Kwilinski
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Max Capp
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  • Lou Mazzella
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