(November 1961-January 1962)

Dell, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[Knitting] (Table of Contents)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beep Beep the Road Runner
Reprints:
Keywords:
knitting

Yogi Bear Milk Mug and Huck Hound Cereal Bowl (Table of Contents)

Kellogg's OKs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Yogi Bear; Huckleberry Hound (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Illustrated ad for Yogi Bear milk mug and Huckleberry Hound cereal bowl for 50 cents and one box top from Kellogg's OKs breakfast cereal.

Fun in the Sun (Table of Contents)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Beep Beep's wife; Beep Beep's sons; Wile E. Coyote
Synopsis:
The Beep Beep family wins first prize in a slogan contest--a week's vaction at an oceanside resort. Wile E. decides that he deserves a oceanside vacation, too.
Keywords:
contest; fishing; natural bridge; resort; scuba diving

Color This Picture and You Can Win (Table of Contents)

Dell Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Coloring contest from Dell Comics. First prize is a Thunderbird, Jr. battery-powered car and $1,000 in cash. Ad comes in between pages two and three of the first story.

King Size Surprise (Table of Contents)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Beep Beep's sons; Wile E. Coyote
Synopsis:
The Beeps go star-gazing and are visited by a flying saucer. Shape-shifting aliens help the Beeps avoid Wile E.'s traps.
Reprints:
Keywords:
aliens; cactus; disguise; flying saucer; giant; shadow; shape-shifting; star-gazing

Indexer Notes

Reference is made in an alien's dialogue about the Beeps speaking in rhyme.

Apple Pie Order (Table of Contents)

Porky & Petunia Pig / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (1 panel)
Inks:
? (1 panel)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis:
Petunia gets Porky to help with her house-cleaning before he can have any apple pie.
Keywords:
apple pie; house-cleaning

Dell Trading Post (Table of Contents)

Dell Trading Post / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo for the Dell Trading Post. Two-page spread across the centerfold.

The Trombone Boo Boo (Table of Contents)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Beep Beep's sons; Wile E. Coyote
Synopsis:
Wile E. rigs up a dummy of himself playing the trombone to try to catch the Beeps off-guard for his flypaper trap.
Keywords:
dummy; eagles; flypaper; pogo sticks; trombone

Spook Spoof (Table of Contents)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
Elmer moves into a run-down old house. Daffy tries to do some good deeds, but instead makes Elmer think the place is haunted.
Keywords:
car wash; tire chains; truck

Jeep Beep (Table of Contents)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Beep Beep's sons; Wile E. Coyote
Synopsis:
Wile E. captures the Beeps to sell to a zoo, but the zoo wants him instead.
Keywords:
dummy; ghost; hospital; jeep; road construction; tar paper; zoo

Fencing Around (Table of Contents)

Cicero Pig / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
Cicero writes some comments on a fence.
Keywords:
fence

["Boys like a shoe that's tough and strong..."] (Table of Contents)

Jumping-Jacks / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Jumping-Jacks shoes.

The End of Springtime (Table of Contents)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Wile E. Coyote
Synopsis:
Wile E. uses springs to hop after Beep Beep.
Keywords:
cactus; springs

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Mostly pantomime except for "Beep Beep!" balloons.

Schwinn American (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Schwinn American model bicycle for $49.95. Arnold, Schwinn & Company, Chicago, Ill.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Knitting]
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  2. 1. Yogi Bear Milk Mug and Huck Hound Cereal Bowl
    Kellogg's OKs
  3. 2. Fun in the Sun
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  4. 3. Color This Picture and You Can Win
    Dell Comics
  5. 4. King Size Surprise
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  6. 5. Apple Pie Order
    Porky & Petunia Pig
  7. 6. Dell Trading Post
    Dell Trading Post
  8. 7. The Trombone Boo Boo
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  9. 8. Spook Spoof
    Daffy Duck
  10. 9. Jeep Beep
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  11. 10. Fencing Around
    Cicero Pig
  12. 11. ["Boys like a shoe that's tough and strong..."]
    Jumping-Jacks
  13. 12. The End of Springtime
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  14. 13. Schwinn American
    Schwinn Bicycles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • Craig Delich