(July-September 1955)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
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

Based on the television series created by Bob Smith.
Copyright, 1955, by Kagran Corporation.
Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Flub-a-Dub; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]

Distinguished Achievement Award (Table of Contents)

Dell Comics Pledge to Parents / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover

The Missing Diamond (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Kean
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H.D.#34-557

Genre:
children
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Captain Windy Scuttlebutt; Windy (a dog); Mr. Rooby
Synopsis:
The boys encounter an invisible genie.

Indexer Notes

The Air-o-Doodle also appears in this adventure.

Animal Tricks (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Howdy Doody; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]; Dilly Dally; Captain Windy Scuttlebutt; Windy (a dog); Inspector Fidoozle; Clarabell; Chimpy
Synopsis:
Dilly tries to train a chimp, while Captain Scuttlebutt tries to teach his dog, Windy, some tricks. A lion tops both animals by roller skating and playing a trombone. But the lion turns out to be Clarabell in disguise!

["Work and Save Now for Your Summer Vacation"] (Table of Contents)

Flub-a-Dub's Old-Time Silent Movie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Flub-a-Dub; Mr. Shulz

["Madam Mystic Fortune Teller"] (Table of Contents)

Clarabell Clown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Clarabell; Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Madam Mystic
Synopsis:
Clarabell visits a fortune teller.

["Zoo"] (Table of Contents)

Clarabell / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Clarabell
Synopsis:
Clarabell goes to the zoo. The mischievous clown squirts the monkey and the ostrich with his seltzer bottle--but gets a taste of his own medicine from an elephant!

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover

Howdy Doody (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Howdy Doody

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Howdy Doody
  2. 1. Distinguished Achievement Award
    Dell Comics Pledge to Parents
  3. 2. The Missing Diamond
    Howdy Doody
  4. 3. Animal Tricks
    Howdy Doody
  5. 4. ["Work and Save Now for Your Summer Vacation"]
    Flub-a-Dub's Old-Time Silent Movie
  6. 5. ["Madam Mystic Fortune Teller"]
    Clarabell Clown
  7. 6. ["Zoo"]
    Clarabell
  8. 7. Howdy Doody
    Howdy Doody
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • John P. Selegue
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer