(January-February 1957)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
?
Format:
Standard US dimensions; color; saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lassie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Inks:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Colors:
Morris Gollub (painting)

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Lassie

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Have Fun… (Table of Contents)

Erector Sets; Gilbert Chemistry Sets; Gilbert Microscope Sets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Gilbert Hall of Science ad for Erector Sets, Gilbert Chemistry Sets and Gilbert Microscope Sets. No credits.

Jungle Spitfire (Table of Contents)

Lassie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
571

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Gerry Lawrence; Lassie; Rocky Langford; Spitfire (wild ocelot); Timbu (boy)
Synopsis:
Rocky, Gerry and Lassie find and help heal a wounded ocelot. Once freed, the ocelot returns the favor when Lassie is in deadly trouble.

Indexer Notes

No credits. New art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

The New House (Table of Contents)

Lassie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
? (pg 1, part of panel 1 & panel 5); typeset

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Gerry Lawrence; Lassie; Rocky Langford; Timbu (boy)
Synopsis:
Rocky is building a new house for himself but every time Lassie tries to help something goes wrong.

Indexer Notes

No credits. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Reina The Black Panther (Table of Contents)

Reina / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Characters:
armed stranger; Paolo (gold prospector); Reina
Synopsis:
Paolo, a gold prospector, works by a stream and has become accustomed to Reina's presence. One day an armed stranger wants to kill Paolo to take his gold, but Reina sees this and intervenes in time. Paolo is grateful and rewards Reina with some meat.

Indexer Notes

No credits. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

The Test (Table of Contents)

Lassie / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Alberto Jorge; Capitao Jorge (Alberto Jorge's brother); Donna Jorge (Alberto Jorge's daughter); Gerry Lawrence; Lassie; Pepi (Donna Jorge's dog); Rocky Langford; Timbu (boy)
Synopsis:
Rocky and Gerry go to New York and leave Timbu and Lassie in Brazil at the farm of Alberto Jorge. There his daughter Donna doesn't tolerate them and wants to show that her dog Pepi is better than Lassie. When she can't win fairly she falsely accuses them of mistakes she made. Feeling unwelcome, Timbu and Lassie head into the jungle. Alberto finds out the truth about his daughter's behavior. Ashamed she then heads into the jungle and there she meets and makes friends with Timbu and Lassie.

Indexer Notes

No credits. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

The Smith Brothers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
the Smith Brothers
Synopsis:
First two kids and then the Smith Brothers spring out of a tuba singing the praises of the Smith Brothers Wild Cherry Cough Drops.

Indexer Notes

Comics ad for the Smith Brothers Wild Cherry Cough Drops.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lassie
  2. 1. Have Fun…
    Erector Sets; Gilbert Chemistry Sets; Gilbert Microscope Sets
  3. 2. Jungle Spitfire
    Lassie
  4. 3. The New House
    Lassie
  5. 4. Reina The Black Panther
    Reina
  6. 5. The Test
    Lassie
  7. 6. [untitled]
    The Smith Brothers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Max Capp
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Max Capp
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Martin Olsen