(September-October 1943)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Barney Bear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barney Bear; Jerry; Our Gang
Keywords:
baseball; beehives; bees

[Hi Kids!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Our Gang

[Greenpoint Window Washing Ajency [sic]] (Table of Contents)

Our Gang / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George F. Kerr ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Janet; Mickey; Froggy; Buckwheat; Happy; Our Gang's goat (as yet unnamed); The Gashouse Gang [Feeney; Iggy; Ham]; two criminals
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First time the rival gang has a name

Jungle Juveniles (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal

Indexer Notes

Retold from the Pete Smith movie short subject

["The cookies are on the top shelf..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
Dan Gormley ?; John Stanley ?
Inks:
Dan Gormley ?; John Stanley ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Stanley ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy

Indexer Notes

Stanley's pencils, inks, and letters credits from _John Stanley in the 1940s: A Comic Bibliography_, Frank M. Young, self-published, 2012; the previous indexer credited the art to Dan Gormley.

["Ooh, Dip! Lookit the funny bird!"] (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.

Early Bird (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barney Bear; Ratty; Barney's boss; two thugs

Autumn (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Autumn Is Here (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Keywords:
song lyrics with music

Autumn Is Here (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
poem

["Wish I could get away..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Benny Burro; Ziggy Zebra; two circus hands; the circus ringmaster

The Singing Donkey (Table of Contents)

Toby Donkey / text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

illustrations of Toby Donkey look exactly like Benny Burro

[500 prizes] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Contest description and entry slip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Our Gang / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

hidden picture game with Tom & Jerry, Benny Burro, Barney Bear

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Barney Bear
  2. 1. [Hi Kids!]
    Our Gang
  3. 2. [Greenpoint Window Washing Ajency [sic]]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. Jungle Juveniles
  5. 4. ["The cookies are on the top shelf..."]
    Tom and Jerry
  6. 5. ["Ooh, Dip! Lookit the funny bird!"]
    Flip and Dip
  7. 6. Early Bird
    Barney Bear
  8. 7. Autumn
  9. 8. Autumn Is Here
  10. 9. Autumn Is Here
  11. 10. ["Wish I could get away..."]
    Benny Burro
  12. 11. The Singing Donkey
    Toby Donkey
  13. 12. [500 prizes]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Our Gang
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Dave Porta
  • Gregory Fischer
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