(March-May 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
Editing:
Bill Harris
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 "ROCKY AND HIS FRIENDS, No. 1311." Code number is ROCKY+H.F. O.S. #1311-623. Copyright 1962 by P.A.T--Ward Productions, Inc. Final Rocky and His Friends Four Color. Creator credits from Keith Scott in his book "The Moose that Roared." Karl Wilcox notes, January 2008, that Al Kilgore did not draw all the stories in this issue, and that the Keith Scott book does not actually make that claim. Karl could not positively identify which stories were drawn by Kilgore.
In an interview, Bill Harris mentions editing this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rocky and His Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Kilgore
Inks:
Al Kilgore
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Rocky; Bullwinkle; Mr. Peabody
Reprints:
Keywords:
children's swings

Contents (Table of Contents)

Rocky and His Friends / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Rocky; Bullwinkle; Boris Badenov; Natasha Fatale; Mr. Peabody; Sherman; Ivan Hooknik
Synopsis:
Previews of the stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Two-panel previews of three stories in the issue.

Muscle Bound Moose (Table of Contents)

Rocky and His Friends / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Kilgore
Pencils:
Al Kilgore ?
Inks:
Al Kilgore ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bullwinkle; Rocky; Boris Badenov; Natasha Fatale; Ivan Hoodnik; Fearless Leader (over radio)
Synopsis:
Ivan Hoodnik, who has replaced Boris Badenov, tries to get rid of Bullwinkle by offering him a free membership in a health club. Boris sabotages Hoodnik's plans.
Reprints:

Cotton Pickin' Inventor (Table of Contents)

Peabody's Improbable History / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Kilgore
Pencils:
Al Kilgore
Inks:
Al Kilgore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Peabody; Sherman; Eli Whitney
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin

The Wishing Fish (Table of Contents)

Fractured Fairy Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Kilgore
Pencils:
Al Kilgore
Inks:
Al Kilgore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Frivolous Facts (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Text with one illustration.

Babe in Troy-Land (Table of Contents)

Peabody's Improbable History / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Kilgore
Pencils:
Al Kilgore
Inks:
Al Kilgore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Peabody; Sherman; King Prium; Paris; Helen of Troy
Reprints:

Egyptian Gyp (Table of Contents)

Rocky and His Friends / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Kilgore
Pencils:
Al Kilgore
Inks:
Al Kilgore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bullwinkle; Rocky; Boris Badenov; Natasha Fatale

Indexer Notes

Al Kilgore credit for this story was confirmed by Bill Harris.

Shutter Bugged (Table of Contents)

Boris and Natasha / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Kilgore
Pencils:
Al Kilgore
Inks:
Al Kilgore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Boris Badenov; Natasha Fatale
Synopsis:
Boris botched the job when taking pictures of secret plans.

Talkin' Turkey (Table of Contents)

Peabody's Improbable History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Kilgore
Pencils:
Al Kilgore
Inks:
Al Kilgore
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Peabody; Sherman
Synopsis:
Sherman and Mr. Peabody go back to the first Thanksgiving to find out why turkey legs are called drumsticks.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Nationally Famous Prizes for You (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and His Friends
  2. 1. Contents
    Rocky and His Friends
  3. 2. Muscle Bound Moose
    Rocky and His Friends
  4. 3. Cotton Pickin' Inventor
    Peabody's Improbable History
  5. 4. The Wishing Fish
    Fractured Fairy Tales
  6. 5. Frivolous Facts
  7. 6. Babe in Troy-Land
    Peabody's Improbable History
  8. 7. Egyptian Gyp
    Rocky and His Friends
  9. 8. Shutter Bugged
    Boris and Natasha
  10. 9. Talkin' Turkey
    Peabody's Improbable History
  11. 10. Nationally Famous Prizes for You
    Junior Sales Club of America
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