(1942)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1942, by Oskar Lebeck.
Indicia publisher is Dell Publishing Company, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
H. R. McBride
Inks:
H. R. McBride
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Ambition (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Worth Carnahan [as W. B. C.] (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Poem with illustration. On inside front cover in black, white and red.

Albert Takes the Cake (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Albert (first appearance; an alligator); Pogo (first appearance; a possum); Bumbazine (first appearance); Mrs. Jay (first appearance); Beetle (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Bumbazine bakes Pogo a birthday cake, but Albert tries to steal it.
Reprints:

Katonka Flies North (Table of Contents)

Katonka / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Morris Gollub ?
Inks:
Morris Gollub ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Katonka; Sgt. Bain; Private Rooney; Tauber (villain); Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
A grateful goose alerts the soldiers that healed him that some German spies are sneaking around the island.

Indexer Notes

Rick Richmond says Morris Gollub did not join Western until 1946. (Error report 9437, 2013-11-10)

Piggy Pranks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pa Dunn; Ma Dunn; Bobby Dunn; Paddy (a pig); Pinkie (a pig)

Right of Way (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Snuffy (a skunk); Violet (a skunk); Judge Martin

Muzzy and Ginger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Muzzy (a chimpanzee); Ginger (a kitten); Homer; Dr. Atkins
Synopsis:
Muzzy and Ginger escape from a pet shop. Dr. Atkins finds them and takes them as pets for the State School for Crippled Children.

The Monarch of Panther Gorge (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Kerr
Inks:
George Kerr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Monarch (a deer); Game Warden Dan Burke; Tom

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (May 2011).

Milk for the Baby (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Avison (signed)
Inks:
George Avison (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Babe (a baby elephant); Ernie; Cyrus Solon Walker; Mrs. Walker; Sonny Walker

Indexer Notes

The art is signed in the foliage in the last panel. Hames Ware and Mike Barrier examined this comic in March 2013 and under magnification discovered the name is George Avison, who was Al Avison's father. As far as is known, this is George Avison's only comic book work.

A Matter of Intelligence (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Worth Carnahan [as W. B. C.] (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Poem with illustration. On inside back cover in black, white and red.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Ambition
  3. 2. Albert Takes the Cake
  4. 3. Katonka Flies North
    Katonka
  5. 4. Piggy Pranks
  6. 5. Right of Way
  7. 6. Muzzy and Ginger
  8. 7. The Monarch of Panther Gorge
  9. 8. Milk for the Baby
  10. 9. A Matter of Intelligence
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer