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(July-August 1950)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1950, by Robert E. (Bob) Smith, Howdy Doody, NBC Television Star.
Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.
All information for this issue from Karl Wilcox, January 2008.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Clarabell (photo of Bob Keeshan)

Indexer Notes

Karl Wilcox notes that Bob Keeshan, not Lew Anderson, played Clarabell in 1950.

Meet Howdy and Bob (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Howdy Doody (photo); Buffalo Bob (photo of Bob Smith); Clarabell (photo of Bob Keeshan); Flub-a-Dub (photo)

Indexer Notes

In black-and-white on inside front cover.
Karl Wilcox notes that Bob Keeshan, not Lew Anderson, played Clarabell in 1950.

Daze of the Knights (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean
Pencils:
Dick Hall
Inks:
Dick Hall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H.D.#3-505

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]

Indexer Notes

There is a sequel, "To the Rescue", in Howdy Doody #4.

Dilly Dally Takes Good Care of His Pets (Table of Contents)

Howdy's Puzzle Page / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Dilly Dally

["Golly! Wonder what the line up is for?"] (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean
Pencils:
Dick Hall
Inks:
Dick Hall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]; Mr. Lidderspoof; Emmy Potts

Howdy Doody and the Air-o-Doodle (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean
Pencils:
Dick Hall
Inks:
Dick Hall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]

The Mysterious Trunk (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally

["Yes, sir, look at me, the small businessman..."] (Table of Contents)

Flub-a-Dub / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean
Pencils:
Dick Hall
Inks:
Dick Hall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Flub-a-Dub; Clarabell; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]; George (an elephant)

Howdy's Gadgets (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody (photo); Bob Smith (photo); Clarabell (photo)

Indexer Notes

In black-and-white on inside back cover.

Here Comes Howdy (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Howdy Doody
  2. 1. Meet Howdy and Bob
    Howdy Doody
  3. 2. Daze of the Knights
    Howdy Doody
  4. 3. Dilly Dally Takes Good Care of His Pets
    Howdy's Puzzle Page
  5. 4. ["Golly! Wonder what the line up is for?"]
    Howdy Doody
  6. 5. Howdy Doody and the Air-o-Doodle
    Howdy Doody
  7. 6. The Mysterious Trunk
    Howdy Doody
  8. 7. ["Yes, sir, look at me, the small businessman..."]
    Flub-a-Dub
  9. 8. Howdy's Gadgets
    Howdy Doody
  10. 9. Here Comes Howdy
    Howdy Doody
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Katie
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • John P. Selegue
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer