(February-March 1947)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
Oskar Lebeck
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint

Issue Notes

Copyright 1947, by Oskar Lebeck.


Belle of the Swampland (Table of Contents)

Albert and Pogo; Uncle Wiggily; Rover; Jigger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly; Dan Noonan; H.R. McBride; Morris Gollub; John Stanley
Inks:
Walt Kelly; Dan Noonan; H.R. McBride; Morris Gollub; John Stanley
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Albert; Pogo; Uncle Wiggily Longears; Rover; Jigger; Mooch
Reprints:

[Baby tigers at the Bronx Zoo!] (Table of Contents)

Photo Zoo / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
New York Zoological Society (photos)
Inks:
New York Zoological Society (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

6 photos of baby tigers at the bronx zoo. On inside front and back covers in black and white.

["Only one fing to do to git old Albert to acquire a little culture!"] (Table of Contents)

Albert and Pogo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Albert; Pogo; Howland Owl; Willy de Weevil; Captain Churchy La Femme; Screamin' Mamie
Reprints:

["Hey! Wait for me, willya?"] (Table of Contents)

Jigger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jigger (a dog); Mooch (a dog, Jigger's friend); Lady Gwendolen (a dog)
Synopsis:
Mooch sees a picture in the paper of a female dog and immediately is infatuated with her. He just has to see her at the dog show, and when he does, she is repulsed by him. But Mooch takes this and similar incidents to mean that Gwendolyn loves him!

Indexer Notes

Script revision from John Stanley to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who indicates that Stanley was an artist only, and there is no extant proof to indicate Stanley wrote this feature.

["Uncle W-iggily! Nurse Ja-a-ane!"] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord DuBois [as Howard R. Garis]
Pencils:
H.R. McBride
Inks:
H.R. McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Wiggily Longears; Nurse Jane Fuzzy Wuzzy; Sammy Littletail; Susie Littletail; Bruno

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1947 by Howard R. Garris. DuBois credit per info in Michael Barrier's book Funnybooks The Improbable Glories of the Best American Comic Books.

["The sailboat Gull, with Rover and Red..."] (Table of Contents)

Rover / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Noonan
Pencils:
Dan Noonan
Inks:
Dan Noonan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rover; Red; Mike Redmond; Fearless; Mr. Parkes; Pedro (villain); Senior Grims (villain); Juan (villain)
Synopsis:
Red's sailboat is attacked by drug smugglers, but Rover is able to help stop them.

Win an Original Drawing! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Water Bunnies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Prickly Pesky Porcupines (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Wilfrid Bronson
Pencils:
Morris Gollub [as M. Gollub]
Inks:
Morris Gollub [as M. Gollub]
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Animal Babies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Where the Buffalo Roam (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Old Man Bear] (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Gollub (painted)
Inks:
Morris Gollub (painted)
Colors:
Morris Gollub (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Three line poem with single illustration on back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Belle of the Swampland
    Albert and Pogo; Uncle Wiggily; Rover; Jigger
  2. 1. [Baby tigers at the Bronx Zoo!]
    Photo Zoo
  3. 2. ["Only one fing to do to git old Albert to acquire a little culture!"]
    Albert and Pogo
  4. 3. ["Hey! Wait for me, willya?"]
    Jigger
  5. 4. ["Uncle W-iggily! Nurse Ja-a-ane!"]
    Uncle Wiggily
  6. 5. ["The sailboat Gull, with Rover and Red..."]
    Rover
  7. 6. Win an Original Drawing!
  8. 7. Water Bunnies
  9. 8. Prickly Pesky Porcupines
  10. 9. Animal Babies
  11. 10. Where the Buffalo Roam
  12. 11. [Old Man Bear]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Alberto Becattini
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Richard Richmond
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
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