(November-December 1942)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Publishing Co.
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Barney Bear; Tom; Jerry; Froggy; Buckwheat

[Hi, Kids!] (Table of Contents)

Our Gang / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; photograph
Inks:
?; photograph
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Froggy (photograph); Barney Bear; Tom; Jerry; Our Gang (photograph)

["Mickey, it don't seem right!"] (Table of Contents)

Our Gang / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
Walt Kelly

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Spanky; Froggy; Mickey; Janet; Buckwheat; a small, unnamed kid in the gang; an unnamed goat; a car tire thief and his pal; police officers
Synopsis:
The gang run a newspaper and decide to cover the blackout. Froggy unknowingly helps a car tire thief, but the gang catch the thief and his pal in the end.

Indexer Notes

War related story (blackouts, rubber restrictions).

Barney Bear Becomes a Hobo! (Table of Contents)

Barney Bear / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barney Bear; an unnamed wolf; three hobos
Synopsis:
Barney gets tricked out of his house by the wolf, and tries to live as a hobo, but even the other hobos make demands on him.

Indexer Notes

War related story (rubber collecting).

The Killer Diller Boys (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

"Based on the M-G-M cartoon, copyright, 1942, by Loews inc."

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 187 Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott (1984). Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, February 2014.

["I smell mice up on that pantry shelf!"] (Table of Contents)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; the black housemaid (Dinah, unnamed here)

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, February 2014.

Flip and Dip in Monkeyshines (Table of Contents)

Flip and Dip / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ma; Pa; Flip; Dip
Synopsis:
The family's tree house blows down in a storm, and they convert it into a house boat

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 179, Catalog of Copyright Entries. Part 1. [Books] Group 2. Pamphlets, Etc. New Series, Volume 40 for the Year 1943 By Library of Congress, Copyright Office. Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, February 2014.

Jimmy Wells; Explorer (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Wells / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
animal; children

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 179, Catalog of Copyright Entries. Part 1. [Books] Group 2. Pamphlets, Etc. New Series, Volume 40 for the Year 1943 By Library of Congress, Copyright Office. Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, February 2014.

The First Swallow (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Characters:
A little swallow; an unnamed padre

Indexer Notes

"Based on the M-G-M cartoon, copyright 1942 by Loew's inc."

["Hunting for food in the great, silent woods taught King to move silently ..."] (Table of Contents)

King / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
King; three wolf pups; a baby bear; the mother bear; the mother wolf

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 179, Catalog of Copyright Entries. Part 1. [Books] Group 2. Pamphlets, Etc. New Series, Volume 40 for the Year 1943 By Library of Congress, Copyright Office. Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, February 2014.

Stuffie (Table of Contents)

Stuffie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
animal

Indexer Notes

"As retold from the M-G-M Pete Smith specialty"

["Gee whiz! It's lonesome around here!"] (Table of Contents)

Benny "The Lonesome Burro" / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Benny Burro; a little bird; a baby bird
Synopsis:
Benny seeks companionship, and teams up with a little bird, who gets shot by hunters. Benny has to hatch the little bird's egg.

["These pictures are from Stuffie ..."] (Table of Contents)

Stuffie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; children
Characters:
Stuffie

Indexer Notes

Stills from movie picture

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?; photograph
Inks:
?; photograph
Colors:
?

Characters:
Our Gang; Barney Bear; Tom; Jerry; Flip; Dip

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Hi, Kids!]
    Our Gang
  3. 2. ["Mickey, it don't seem right!"]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. Barney Bear Becomes a Hobo!
    Barney Bear
  5. 4. The Killer Diller Boys
  6. 5. ["I smell mice up on that pantry shelf!"]
    Tom and Jerry
  7. 6. Flip and Dip in Monkeyshines
    Flip and Dip
  8. 7. Jimmy Wells; Explorer
    Jimmy Wells
  9. 8. The First Swallow
  10. 9. ["Hunting for food in the great, silent woods taught King to move silently ..."]
    King
  11. 10. Stuffie
    Stuffie
  12. 11. ["Gee whiz! It's lonesome around here!"]
    Benny "The Lonesome Burro"
  13. 12. ["These pictures are from Stuffie ..."]
    Stuffie
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
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