(March-April 1944)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Magazine
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)

Our Gang / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Froggy of Our Gang; a monkey

Winners of the Sept.-Oct. contest (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Winners of 25c war stamps and 10c war stamps

[Sailing with Captain Dan] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; humor; children
Characters:
Janet, Froggy; Happy; Buckwheat; Mickey; Deadlight Dan

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.

["Let's play all the records."] (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; a doctor goat

[The Most Beautiful Bird in the World] (Table of Contents)

Benny "The Lonesome 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; El Macaw
Synopsis:
Benny goes to a desert to see "the most beautiful bird in the world," a macaw who plays vicious tricks on him.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on Oct. 9, 1943. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Scrappy Happy (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

"As retold from the MGM Pete Smith story"

["Hooray! It's snowing outside!!"] (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

["Gee, mom, it's raining!"] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Mole / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Johnny Mole; Johnny's parents; Mrs. Beetle and her two children

["Garsh! I look terrible!"] (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

The Gang's Treasure Hunt (Table of Contents)

Our Gang / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Our Gang

Indexer Notes

War related story. Advocating paper salvage

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly ?
Inks:
Walt Kelly ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jerry

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Our Gang
  2. 1. Winners of the Sept.-Oct. contest
  3. 2. [Sailing with Captain Dan]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. ["Let's play all the records."]
    Flip and Dip
  5. 4. [The Most Beautiful Bird in the World]
    Benny "The Lonesome Burro"
  6. 5. Scrappy Happy
  7. 6. ["Hooray! It's snowing outside!!"]
    Tom and Jerry
  8. 7. ["Gee, mom, it's raining!"]
    Johnny Mole
  9. 8. ["Garsh! I look terrible!"]
    Barney Bear
  10. 9. The Gang's Treasure Hunt
    Our Gang
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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