(December 1946)

Novelty Press, 1945 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Novelty Press Division of the Premium Service Co., Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Robert D. Wheeler
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard golden age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

["Honk!"] (Table of Contents)

Neddy Bear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fago (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Neddy

Frisky Fables Foolishness--and Sense (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Fago?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Neddy

Indexer Notes

The top 3/4ths of the page is a hand-lettered and illustrated Thanksgiving message to readers. The bottom quarter of the page is a typeset "Dear Parents" message from "The Editors," asking parents and children to write in and comment on the comic book.
Inside front cover, black and white.

["Neddy Bear...you and Squire Squirrel must be back in an hour for your turkey dinner!"] (Table of Contents)

Neddy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Fago (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Neddy; Squire Squirrel; Mommy Bear; Pilgrims; Indians

["When Tick, Tack, and Toe go after a pesty parrot, they soon discover that it takes more than a cracker to crack down on their fine-feathered friend!"] (Table of Contents)

Tick, Tack, and Toe / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jason Comic Art [signed JCA]
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tick; Tack; Toe; Polly Parrot
Reprints:

["Every afternoon, after his work at Mr. Doodle's construction yard was through, Diggy would hurry down to Mr. Turnbull's dairy farm..."] (Table of Contents)

Diggy the Derrick / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C.W. Winter (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Diggy the Derrick; Mr. Doodle

["If gold is where you find it, there's only one way to get it...Look for it!"] (Table of Contents)

Spunky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jason Comic Art [signed JCA]
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Conceited--why he works a cross word puzzle with a pen!!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel joke cartoons.

The Twisty Trunk (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mickey Klar Marks
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Look! Ice Cube...I've got some "bait"...I'm going fishing!"] (Table of Contents)

Icicle Ike / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Fago (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Icicle Ike; Ice Cube

["Now, look at the birdie, Koo!"] (Table of Contents)

Bill and Koo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jason Comic Art [signed JCA]
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bill; Koo

["That's a pretty neat trick--but not on me!!"] (Table of Contents)

Sniffy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sniffy; Beppo

["Ha! You are in my power!"] (Table of Contents)

Myrtle and Jocko / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Fago (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Myrtle; Jocko
Reprints:

["Every time we give you an inch, you think you're a ruler!!!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel joke cartoons.

Drawing Fun (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A drawing of a rabbit in a numbered grid; two blank numbered grids are provided so readers can "Duplicate the rabbit's picture, actual size and four times its size."

["That's th' last time I'll dig so deep for a bone!"] (Table of Contents)

Sniffy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sniffy
Synopsis:
Sniffy the dog digs a deep hole to find a bone, discovers irate Chinese man at the bottom.

Indexer Notes

Black and white; inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Honk!"]
    Neddy Bear
  2. 1. Frisky Fables Foolishness--and Sense
  3. 2. ["Neddy Bear...you and Squire Squirrel must be back in an hour for your turkey dinner!"]
    Neddy
  4. 3. ["When Tick, Tack, and Toe go after a pesty parrot, they soon discover that it takes more than a cracker to crack down on their fine-feathered friend!"]
    Tick, Tack, and Toe
  5. 4. ["Every afternoon, after his work at Mr. Doodle's construction yard was through, Diggy would hurry down to Mr. Turnbull's dairy farm..."]
    Diggy the Derrick
  6. 5. ["If gold is where you find it, there's only one way to get it...Look for it!"]
    Spunky
  7. 6. ["Conceited--why he works a cross word puzzle with a pen!!"]
  8. 7. The Twisty Trunk
  9. 8. ["Look! Ice Cube...I've got some "bait"...I'm going fishing!"]
    Icicle Ike
  10. 9. ["Now, look at the birdie, Koo!"]
    Bill and Koo
  11. 10. ["That's a pretty neat trick--but not on me!!"]
    Sniffy
  12. 11. ["Ha! You are in my power!"]
    Myrtle and Jocko
  13. 12. ["Every time we give you an inch, you think you're a ruler!!!"]
  14. 13. Drawing Fun
  15. 14. ["That's th' last time I'll dig so deep for a bone!"]
    Sniffy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
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