(November-December 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:
?
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Barney Bear; Tom and Jerry; Our Gang / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Barney Bear; Jerry; Our Gang
Synopsis:
Barney and Our Gang hunt for turkey, but finds feather-clad Jerry

Indexer Notes

Thanksgiving theme. Front cover, inside front cover, and back cover tell a short story of the thanksgiving party of Barney, Jerry and Our Gang.

Dear kids: (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Our Gang; Barney Bear; Jerry
Synopsis:
Jerry chases Barney and Our Gang (first picture). All go hunting for a turkey, seen hiding behind a tree (second picture)

Indexer Notes

Contains an introductory note, allegedly written by Froggy of Our Gang (but more likely written by the editor of the series)

[Movie Monster] (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. #8-4311

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Buckwheat; Froggy; Happy; Janet; Mickey; Harry the Monster; Eric Thane, a madman looking like Harry
Reprints:

["You say you've never seen this ol' Swiss clock work?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

["No letters today - just the Jungle Times and a couple of magazines."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Flip; Dip; Ma; Pa; an hyena; a giraffe; an elephant; a lion
Synopsis:
Flip and Dip practice first aid on the animals of the jungle

["Sounds like we're runnin' out o' gas, Barney ..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barney Bear; Goofer Gopher; C.T. Sleeker
Synopsis:
Barney gets tricked by con artist Sleeker, but turns the tables on him.

Indexer Notes

War reference: gas rationing

Dog House (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal

Indexer Notes

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

[Eager Beaver Burro] (Table of Contents)

Benny Burro / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
?
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Benny Burro; a pack of beavers; an unnamed owl
Synopsis:
Benny tries to help some beavers build a dam, after an owl tells him he should be working, but his efforts backfire.

Indexer Notes

Pages 43-50. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

["High in the lofty Alpine Mountains, atop a snow-covered peak ..."] (Table of Contents)

Little Cesario / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Little Cesario; Big Alexander

[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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Our Gang; Barney Bear; Jerry
Synopsis:
Jerry carves the turkey

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Barney Bear; Tom and Jerry; Our Gang
  2. 1. Dear kids:
  3. 2. [Movie Monster]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. ["You say you've never seen this ol' Swiss clock work?"]
    Tom and Jerry
  5. 4. ["No letters today - just the Jungle Times and a couple of magazines."]
    Flip and Dip
  6. 5. ["Sounds like we're runnin' out o' gas, Barney ..."]
    Barney Bear
  7. 6. Dog House
  8. 7. [Eager Beaver Burro]
    Benny Burro
  9. 8. ["High in the lofty Alpine Mountains, atop a snow-covered peak ..."]
    Little Cesario
  10. 9. [500 prizes]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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