(December 1959-February 1960)

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 "BUFFALO BEE, No. 1061." Code number is B.BEE O.S. #1061-5912. Copyright 1959 by the National Biscuit Company. Third of three Buffalo Bee Four Colors. Based on the Buffalo Bee character used in animated TV commercials for Nabisco Wheat Honeys breakfast cereal.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bee / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
David Gantz
Inks:
David Gantz
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bee; Honey Bee
Keywords:
cacti; cowboys; deserts

The Steak Dinner (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Gantz
Inks:
David Gantz
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bee; Herman O'Hare; Sheriff Happy Harrigan
Synopsis:
Herman O'Hare uses bait and switch tactics to sell his tiny steak dinners.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Herman O'Hare was just Herman Hare in the previous Buffalo Bee Four Color (#1002). Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Rajah's Ruby (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bee / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Gantz
Inks:
David Gantz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bee; Honey Bee; Sheriff Happy Harrigan; Banker Greenbacks; Catfish Kid (villain)
Synopsis:
The Rajah of Dishpanistan comes to Fleabite to rest his nerves after four attempts to remove him from the throne by stealing the Sacred Ruby which makes its possessor the Rajah. Prince Ali-Oop uses the Catfish Kid and his gang to try to steal the ruby.

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Totem Pole (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bee / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Gantz
Inks:
David Gantz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bee; Sheriff Happy Harrigan; Herman O'Hare; Chief Eaglebeak (villain)
Synopsis:
An anthropologist who has bought a wagonload of totem poles hires Herman to guard them. Chief Eaglebeak steals the totems. Herman, disguised as The Masked Avenger, attempts to catch the thieves, but needs all the help Buffalo Bee can provide.

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Wind Wagon (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bee / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Gantz
Inks:
David Gantz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bee; Honey Bee; T. Skinflint Nursenickle; Sheriff Happy Harrigan; Prof. Presto (villain)
Synopsis:
T. Skinflint Nursenickle, an eccentric millionaire, invents a wind-powered wagon that sails on land or water. Nursenickle is hired to transport gold from Fleabite to Wishbone City, but his wagon is hijacked by Prof. Presto and his gang.

Indexer Notes

T. Skinflint Nursenickle was called Skinflint T. Nursenickle in the previous Buffalo Bee Four Color (#1002). Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Iron Man (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Gantz
Inks:
David Gantz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bee; Sheriff Happy Harrigan (cameo); Honey Bee (cameo); Catfish Kid (villain)
Synopsis:
The Catfish Kid outfits his gang in suits of bullet-proof armor to rob the Eldorado gold mine.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Litterbug (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Gantz
Inks:
David Gantz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bee; Sheriff Happy Harrigan; Catfish Kid (villain)
Synopsis:
The Catfish Kid breaks a new law against littering, but is quickly caged in a wastepaper basket by Buffalo Bee.

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Free Shine (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Gantz
Inks:
David Gantz
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bee; Honey Bee; Catfish Kid (villain)
Synopsis:
Thinking it's a wishing lamp, the Catfish Kid inadvertently polishes Honey's lamp given her by the Rajah of Dishpanistan.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Reference to the Rajah of Dishpanistan from sequence two of this issue. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Lazy Mule (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Gantz
Inks:
David Gantz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bee; Sheriff Happy Harrigan
Synopsis:
Buffalo Bee fools his mule into thinking it has other mules helping him pull the wagon.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Buffalo Bee
  2. 1. The Steak Dinner
    Buffalo Bee
  3. 2. The Rajah's Ruby
    Buffalo Bee
  4. 3. The Totem Pole
    Buffalo Bee
  5. 4. The Wind Wagon
    Buffalo Bee
  6. 5. The Iron Man
    Buffalo Bee
  7. 6. The Litterbug
    Buffalo Bee
  8. 7. The Free Shine
    Buffalo Bee
  9. 8. The Lazy Mule
    Buffalo Bee
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