(August-October 1952)

Dell, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Helen Meyer ?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard US dimensions
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Artists identified by Alberto Becattini

Indicia: GERALD McBOING BOING and the Nearsighted MR. MAGOO, No. 1, Aug.-Oct., 1952. Published quarterly by Dell Publishing Company, Inc. 261 Fifth Avenue, New York 16, New York; George T. Delacorte, Jr., President; Helen Meyer, Vice-President; Albert P. Delacorte, Vice-President. Single copies 10 cents. Copyright, 1952, by Columbia Pictures Corporation. All rights reserved throughout the world. Authorized edition. Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[Fire Alarm] (Table of Contents)

Gerald McBoing Boing; Mr. Magoo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mel Crawford ?
Inks:
Mel Crawford ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gerald McBoing Boing; Mr. Magoo

[Magoo's umbrella] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Magoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo
Synopsis:
When it starts raining, Mr. Magoo grabs a potted plant instead of an umbrella.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover with indicia

Gerald McBoing Boing (Table of Contents)

Gerald McBoing Boing / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Theodor Geisel [Dr. Seuss]
Pencils:
Mel Crawford ?; P.D. Eastman ?
Inks:
Mel Crawford ?: P.D. Eastman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
BOING B. #1-528

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gerald McBoing Boing [Gerald McCloy]; Mr. McCloy; Mrs. McCloy; Doctor Malone
Synopsis:
Gerald McBoing Boing, the boy who makes noises instead of speaking, becomes famous by providing sound effects for radio shows.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"UPA presents"; Illustrated script of a recording originally by Dr. Seuss. The Toon Treasury reprint credits the art to P.D. Eastman.

Here's the script from the first two panels: "This is the story of Gerald McCloy... ...and the strange thing that happened to that little boy."

[Oh, come on, Bottomley, be a sport!] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Magoo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo; Colonel Bottomley; Walrus; Hotel Detective
Synopsis:
Mr. Magoo mistakes a walrus for his friend, Colonel Bottomley, at a Florida resort.

Indexer Notes

"UPA presents"

Invasion from Mars (Table of Contents)

Mr. Magoo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cecil Surry
Inks:
Cecil Surry
Colors:
?
Letters:
Cecil Surry

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo; Waldo; Tamerlane [sheep dog]
Synopsis:
Waldo buys his uncle, Mr. Magoo, a sheep dog for his birthday. Magoo mistakes the dog for a Martian.

Indexer Notes

"UPA presents"

[Ah, here's a salesman... no doubt he'll be able to help me.] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Magoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Magoo; Salesman
Synopsis:
Mr. Magoo mistakes a punching bag for a salesman in a sporting goods store.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

["Be a nice quiet boy, Gerald, while daddy reads his paper."] (Table of Contents)

Gerald McBoing Boing / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Gormley

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gerald McBoing Boing; Mr. McCloy; Mrs. McCloy
Synopsis:
Mr. McCloy plays dogcatcher with Gerald McBoing Boing so that he can read his paper in peace, but Gerald barks like a dog.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Fire Alarm]
    Gerald McBoing Boing; Mr. Magoo
  2. 1. [Magoo's umbrella]
    Mr. Magoo
  3. 2. Gerald McBoing Boing
    Gerald McBoing Boing
  4. 3. [Oh, come on, Bottomley, be a sport!]
    Mr. Magoo
  5. 4. Invasion from Mars
    Mr. Magoo
  6. 5. [Ah, here's a salesman... no doubt he'll be able to help me.]
    Mr. Magoo
  7. 6. ["Be a nice quiet boy, Gerald, while daddy reads his paper."]
    Gerald McBoing Boing
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