(September-October 1951)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
? (Editor); 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 1951 by Kagran Corporation; designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co. Mel Crawford credits are from Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally
Synopsis:
Howdy Doody sleepwalks toward the cookie jar.

["It was a pleasant warm afternoon..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mel Crawford
Pencils:
Mel Crawford
Inks:
Mel Crawford
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mrs. J. P. Vanderock; Percy; life guard
Synopsis:
Howdy Doody and Dilly Dally take a picnic to the beach and offer to help the life guard. Howdy Doody and Dilly Dally become assistant life guards by helping the life guard save Mrs. J. P. Vanderock and her dog, Percy.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and back covers, includes indicia and illustrations.

[Say, Dilly, do you know what tomorrow is?] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mel Crawford
Pencils:
Mel Crawford
Inks:
Mel Crawford
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H.D. #10-519

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]
Synopsis:
Howdy Doody and Dilly Dally try to deliver some Fourth of July fireworks to Mister Bluster at his yacht club, but a guard won't let them in. The guard accidentally sets off the fireworks on their boat, destroying it. Howdy Doody and Dilly Dally are made honorary members of the club for the great show.

[All right, Clarabelle! I know it's Saturday all right!] (Table of Contents)

Flub-a-Dub / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Flub-a-Dub; Clarabelle
Synopsis:
Clarabelle gives Flub-a-Dub a shower with his seltzer bottle.

[Aw, Howdy, let's stop and rest awhile!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Doc Useless; Chief Featherman; Princess Summerfall Winterspring
Synopsis:
Doc Useless, a patent medicine seller, steals Pricess Summerfall Winterspring's magic locket, and Howdy Doody and Dilly Dally recover it.

[The bear is hunting for the four missing poodles.] (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / activity / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Howdy Doody
Synopsis:
Hidden picture puzzle

[Howdy Doody's dream] (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Howdy Doody
Synopsis:
Connect-the-dots puzzle

[With rod and reel, hook and line, I shall seek the elusive fish!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Flub-a-Dub; J. Frothingham Frog
Synopsis:
Flub-a-Dub goes fishing and catches the hat of the Fish and Game Warden, J. Frothingham Frog.

[Howdy Doody juggles] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally
Synopsis:
While juggling balls, Howdy Doody gets confused by bubbles from Dilly Dally's bubble pipe.

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Howdy Doody
  2. 1. ["It was a pleasant warm afternoon..."]
    Howdy Doody
  3. 2. [Say, Dilly, do you know what tomorrow is?]
    Howdy Doody
  4. 3. [All right, Clarabelle! I know it's Saturday all right!]
    Flub-a-Dub
  5. 4. [Aw, Howdy, let's stop and rest awhile!]
    Howdy Doody
  6. 5. [The bear is hunting for the four missing poodles.]
    Howdy Doody
  7. 6. [Howdy Doody's dream]
    Howdy Doody
  8. 7. [With rod and reel, hook and line, I shall seek the elusive fish!]
    Flub-a-Dub
  9. 8. [Howdy Doody juggles]
    Howdy Doody
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