(October-December 1959)

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 "RUFF AND REDDY, No. 1038." Code number is RUFF+REDDY O.S. #1038-5910. Copyright 1959 by Hanna-Barbera Productions. Based on the animated TV series "Ruff and Reddy." Third of three Ruff and Reddy Four Colors. Continues as Ruff and Reddy (Dell 1960 series) #4 (January-March 1960).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ruff and Reddy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ruff; Reddy
Keywords:
guitars

A Fair Share (Table of Contents)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis:
Ruff and Reddy argue over an umbrella.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008)

Pioneer Pilots (Table of Contents)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis:
After building a jumbo model airplane, Ruff and Reddy go on a test flight and crash-land at a scientist's compound. He has a rocket ready for launch and needs two pilots. Ruff and Reddy volunteer. The rocket takes the two to a planet where civilization is at a Middle Ages level, complete with knights, castles, and kings. The two adapt their model plane design to work with horsepower and defeat a knight who is threatening the castle.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008)

Surf-Bored (Table of Contents)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis:
Ruff and Reddy accidentally sail to Hawaii, wrecking their rented ship on the beach. They try their hand at surf boarding in order to win a contest, but end up far offshore. They are picked up by a boat that's short of crewmen. Ruff and Reddy's lack of sailing skills ends up beaching that boat, too; but it turns out the two men on the boat were pirates who had just stolen it. The reward allows them to book passage on a cruise back to the states.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008). The script was submitted under the title "Surf Poked" according to Carl Fallberg's notes.

Snooper Detective (Table of Contents)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis:
Reddy becomes a "Private Nose." He and Ruff try to solve the mystery of a race car whose engine is missing (not running smoothly). In the meantime a dimwitted crook decides to use the race car for a bank robbery. He coasts it downhill to the bank, robs it, then tries to make his getaway. He doesn't get far because the engine starts sputtering and missing and the police capture him. Ruff solves the problem of the missing engine by finding a peanut stuck in the fuel line.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reddy as a "Private Nose" is a take-off on the many "Private Eye" detective series that were popular then. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008)

Ruff and Reddy and the Tiny Twister (Table of Contents)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis:
Ruff and Reddy are hired to clean up a man's yard and pull out a stump. A tiny talking tornado comes by and helps them accomplish all their chores and later provides emergency power for a merry-go-round.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008)

[Overlooking the Obvious] (Table of Contents)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis:
Reddy has Ruff puzzled when he chips away at a block of stone with a hammer and chisel.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008)

The Caged Lion (Table of Contents)

Ruff and Reddy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis:
When a lion escapes from a zoo, Ruff captures him by a method that requires reader participation.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Activity is in comic form. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008)

The Car Wash (Table of Contents)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis:
When Reddy's shower doesn't work, Ruff takes him to the car wash.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color; pantomime story. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ruff and Reddy
  2. 1. A Fair Share
    Ruff and Reddy
  3. 2. Pioneer Pilots
    Ruff and Reddy
  4. 3. Surf-Bored
    Ruff and Reddy
  5. 4. Snooper Detective
    Ruff and Reddy
  6. 5. Ruff and Reddy and the Tiny Twister
    Ruff and Reddy
  7. 6. [Overlooking the Obvious]
    Ruff and Reddy
  8. 7. The Caged Lion
    Ruff and Reddy
  9. 8. The Car Wash
    Ruff and Reddy
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