(May-June 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:
Oskar Lebeck
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:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barney Bear; Jerry; Our Gang kids
Keywords:
manicures

"Hi there kids" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; (photo)
Inks:
?; (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barney Bear; Our Gang kids (photo)

Indexer Notes

In black and red, on inside front cover. Promoting victory gardens

[Fire Fighters] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
Walt Kelly
Job Number:
O. G. #5

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Buckwheat; Froggie; Happy; Janet; Mickey; the firefighters of Greenpoint; the mayor of Greenpoint; the Gang's goat (as yet unnamed)
Reprints:

[The Lion Cub] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Turner ?
Inks:
Gil Turner ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gil Turner ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Benny; a lion cub; the cub's mother; a wolf

It's a Dog's Life (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy the dog

[The Hungry Pelican] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
H. R. McBride
Inks:
H. R. McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

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 Happy Song Today (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Four illustrated pages including an introduction and the song "A Happy Song Today". Printed in black and red

[The Trap] (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; Dinah
Keywords:
cat and mouse; cheese; cooking; fishing; stereotyping of African-Americans

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits from _John Stanley in the 1940s: A Comics Bibliography_, Frank M. Young, self-published, 2012. The previous indexer suggested Dan Gormley may have worked on the art.

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.

Dogcatcher (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barney Bear
Reprints:

Jimmy Wells (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:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Jimmy Wells; Professor Tubbs

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1943 by Oskar Lebeck

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.

[King and the Wolf Pack] (Table of Contents)

King / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
King (dog); Saucy, a young female wolf; a trapper and his family

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1943 by Oskar Lebeck

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.

"Ya know - Spading up a victory..." (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Barney Bear; Froggie; Jerry

Indexer Notes

Plant Victory Gardens promotional page; in black and red on inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly; (photo)
Inks:
Walt Kelly; (photo)
Colors:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. "Hi there kids"
    Barney Bear; Our Gang
  3. 2. [Fire Fighters]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. [The Lion Cub]
    Benny the Lonesome Burro
  5. 4. It's a Dog's Life
    A Pete Smith Story
  6. 5. [The Hungry Pelican]
    Flip and Dip
  7. 6. A Happy Song Today
  8. 7. [The Trap]
    Tom and Jerry
  9. 8. Dogcatcher
    Barney Bear
  10. 9. Jimmy Wells
    Jimmy Wells
  11. 10. [King and the Wolf Pack]
    King
  12. 11. "Ya know - Spading up a victory..."
    Barney Bear
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dave Porta
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