(June-July 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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Walt Kelly; Dan Noonan
Inks:
Walt Kelly; Dan Noonan
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Albert; Pogo; Rover; Fearless
Reprints:

[The Giant Panda] (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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

[There is nothing worse than being out of water at sea] (Table of Contents)

Rover / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Noonan
Pencils:
Dan Noonan
Inks:
Dan Noonan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A.C.#27-476

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rover; Red; Mike Redmond; Fearless; Don Alfredo De Hernandez (first appearance); Antonia (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Red and Mike arrive on Buena Vista Island, and help capture an evil priestess.

["Stop complainin', will ya?"] (Table of Contents)

Jigger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jigger; Mooch
Synopsis:
Jigger and Mooch try to fish for their food.

["No two ways 'bout it, Albert"] (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
Synopsis:
Albert and Pogo try to learn how to play cricket.
Reprints:

["The Starvation Twins"] (Table of Contents)

Chuckwagon Charley's Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Chuckwagon Charley (first appearance); Pat (first appearance); Pete (first appearance); Red Flame (a horse); Ed Banks

Indexer Notes

Pat and Pete are named in Animal Comics #28.

Nibs A Little Deer of the Adirondacks (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Lang (credited)
Pencils:
Morris Gollub [as M. Gollub]
Inks:
Morris Gollub [as M. Gollub]
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jim Barkley; Rip (a dog); Nibs (a deer)

["Jimmie Wibble-Wobble, the Duck Boy, would like this Sammie"] (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; Buggsy; Jimmy Wibble-Wobble; Mrs. Wibble-Wobble; Red Monkey; Bad Fox (villain); Skillery-Scallery Alligator (villain)
Synopsis:
Jimmy Wibble-Wobble runs away, and Uncle Wiggily and Buggsy must find him.

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 alligator snaps in vain] (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Poem with single illustration on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Albert and Pogo; Rover
  2. 1. [The Giant Panda]
    Photo Zoo
  3. 2. [There is nothing worse than being out of water at sea]
    Rover
  4. 3. ["Stop complainin', will ya?"]
    Jigger
  5. 4. ["No two ways 'bout it, Albert"]
    Albert and Pogo
  6. 5. ["The Starvation Twins"]
    Chuckwagon Charley's Tales
  7. 6. Nibs A Little Deer of the Adirondacks
  8. 7. ["Jimmie Wibble-Wobble, the Duck Boy, would like this Sammie"]
    Uncle Wiggily
  9. 8. [The alligator snaps in vain]
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