(December 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 "SANTA CLAUS FUNNIES, No. 1154." Code number is S.C.F.O.S. #1154-6012. Copyright 1960 by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Santa Claus Funnies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
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? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Santa Claus
Keywords:
Christmas; pedal cars; snow

What's Wrong in Santa's Workshop? (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Santa Claus; Mrs. Claus
Synopsis:
A "find the errors" drawing of Santa and Mrs. Claus in their home.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Text and illustration.

Pierre's Christmas Present (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Synopsis:
Pierre, a pampered poodle, helps get two stray dogs released from the dog pound on Christmas Eve.

Santa's Problem (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Santa Claus; Mrs. Claus
Synopsis:
The Arctic Polar Bears League gives Santa a petition requesting him to use polar bears instead of reindeer to pull his sleigh this Christmas. Santa tries to find other ways for them to be helpful.

Jon the Whittler (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters:
Jon the whittler; Einer the Elf
Synopsis:
A boy named Jon spends all his time whittling toys and little wooden animals for the village children. His parents apprentice the boy to a clockmaker, and Jon must hide his whittling. An elf comes to him in the night and requests that Jon whittle a little village for him, complete with animals. Jon complies and the elf helps him become the royal toymaker at the palace.

A Surprise for Santa (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Santa Claus
Synopsis:
The elfs make a perfect model of Santa's house to give to him as a present. However a mouse family moves into the model before the elves can give it to Santa.

Xavier Patch (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Synopsis:
Two orphans spend Christmas with a mailman and his wife. While there they learn about Xavier Patch, a recluse, who has no friends. The orphans decide that Mr. Patch needs to receive some presents on Christmas, too.
Reprints:

Race Santa to the North Pole (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
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?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Santa Claus (cameo)
Synopsis:
A racing game along a numbered trail to the North Pole.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Schwinn Debutante (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Schwinn Debutante model girls bicycle for $69.95. Arnold, Schwinn & Co., Chicago, Ill.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Santa Claus Funnies
  2. 1. What's Wrong in Santa's Workshop?
  3. 2. Pierre's Christmas Present
  4. 3. Santa's Problem
  5. 4. Jon the Whittler
  6. 5. A Surprise for Santa
  7. 6. Xavier Patch
  8. 7. Race Santa to the North Pole
  9. 8. Schwinn Debutante
    Schwinn Bicycles
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