(March-April 1943)

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.
Editing:
?
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Characters:
Our Gang; Tom; Jerry; Barney Bear
Keywords:
fire trucks; firemen

["Dear girls and boys,..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Our Gang; Tom; Jerry; Barney Bear; Janet Burston

Indexer Notes

Contents page, allegedly written by Janet Burston of Our Gang, but more likely written by the series editor.

["All Air Raid wardens have to know the different kinds of poison gases."] (Table of Contents)

Our Gang / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Our Gang [Froggie; Janet; Buckwheat; Mickey; Happy]; Mr. Grotch; a police officer
Reprints:
Keywords:
gas rationing

Gold is Where You Find It (Table of Contents)

Barney Bear / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barney Bear; Goofer Gopher

Indexer Notes

Credited to Kelly in "The Walt Kelly Collector's Guide" (Spring Hollow Books), but the inking definitely is not Kelly's

Maintain the Right (Table of Contents)

A Pete Smith Story / text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

["After our monkey friends had landed on a desert island..."] (Table of Contents)

Flip and Dip / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Flip; Dip; Ma; Pa

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 76 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.

["How're we going to pull these big doughnuts into our mouse hole, Jerry?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

credits from _John Stanley in the 1940s: A Comics Bibliography_, Frank M. Young, self-published, 2012.

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 76 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.

Mrs. Ladybug (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

"Based on the M.G.M. cartoon. Copyright, 1943, by Loew's Inc."

["I'll betcha I'm the most lonesomest burro in alle the world!"] (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; Barney Bear; Jack Frost

["Oh, drop that ugly toad, Professor Tubbs!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 76 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.

["A bitter winter brought starvation to the North Woods..."] (Table of Contents)

King / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Characters:
King; Saucy, King's wolf sister; Fran├žois Ladue, a trapper; Old Longtooth, an old wolf

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 76 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.

["Did you buy any war stamps today?"] (Table of Contents)

Our Gang; Barney Bear / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Our Gang; Barney Bear

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

[back cover] (Table of Contents)

Our Gang / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly; ? (photograph)
Inks:
Walt Kelly: ? (photograph)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Our Gang (photograph); Barney Bear; Benny Burro; Flip; Dip; King; Jimmy Wells; Tom; Jerry
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Dear girls and boys,..."]
    Our Gang
  3. 2. ["All Air Raid wardens have to know the different kinds of poison gases."]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. Gold is Where You Find It
    Barney Bear
  5. 4. Maintain the Right
    A Pete Smith Story
  6. 5. ["After our monkey friends had landed on a desert island..."]
    Flip and Dip
  7. 6. ["How're we going to pull these big doughnuts into our mouse hole, Jerry?"]
    Tom and Jerry
  8. 7. Mrs. Ladybug
  9. 8. ["I'll betcha I'm the most lonesomest burro in alle the world!"]
    Benny "The Lonesome Burro"
  10. 9. ["Oh, drop that ugly toad, Professor Tubbs!"]
    Jimmy Wells
  11. 10. ["A bitter winter brought starvation to the North Woods..."]
    King
  12. 11. ["Did you buy any war stamps today?"]
    Our Gang; Barney Bear
  13. 12. [back cover]
    Our Gang
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