(November 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 "FRANCIS, THE FAMOUS TALKING MULE, No. 953." Code number is FRANCIS O.S. #953-5811. Copyright 1958 by Universal Pictures Company, Inc. Based on the series of "Francis the Talking Mule" movies.


["I'm only the mascot, but I just couldn't resist the kicks!"] (Table of Contents)

Francis the Famous Talking Mule / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Francis the talking mule; Peter Stirling
Keywords:
football

[Four-Leaf Clovers] (Table of Contents)

Francis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Francis the talking mule; Peter Stirling
Synopsis:
Francis gets in trouble for eating a farmer's four-leaf clovers.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Misguided Missiles (Table of Contents)

Francis / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Francis the talking mule; Peter Stirling
Synopsis:
Francis and Pete volunteer for a rocket trip to outer space.

Mascot Mix-Up (Table of Contents)

Francis / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Francis the talking mule; Peter Stirling
Synopsis:
A pro football team, misled by Francis's kicking, signs Pete as their kicker.

Indexer Notes

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

[Cat in a Tree] (Table of Contents)

Francis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Francis the talking mule; Peter Stirling
Synopsis:
Francis's loud voice scares a cat out of a tree.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Pin the Tail on the Donkey] (Table of Contents)

Francis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Francis the talking mule; Peter Stirling
Synopsis:
While playing "pin the tail on the donkey," Pete accidentally pins it on Francis, with predictable results.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I'm only the mascot, but I just couldn't resist the kicks!"]
    Francis the Famous Talking Mule
  2. 1. [Four-Leaf Clovers]
    Francis
  3. 2. Misguided Missiles
    Francis
  4. 3. Mascot Mix-Up
    Francis
  5. 4. [Cat in a Tree]
    Francis
  6. 5. [Pin the Tail on the Donkey]
    Francis
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