(September-October 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:
Our Gang [Happy; Froggy; Mickey; Janet; Buckwheat]; the gang's goat

[Muscles] (Table of Contents)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Letters:
John Stanley

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

Indexer Notes

In black and red on inside front cover. We actually only see one front paw of Tom's

[The New Clubhouse and Joo-ven-ile De-linkracy] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Our Gang [Froggy; Janet; Happy; Mickey; Buckwheat]; Horace, Happy's uncle; Barney Finn, a one-armed veteran; a rival gang [Buckears; Jaxon; Bruiser; unnamed fourth member]; the gang's goat (as yet unnamed)
Synopsis:
Our Gang make a clubhouse in uncle Horace's stable, but the rival gang try to sabotage their efforts.

Indexer Notes

Kelly departs from the restrictions of the movies and begins in earnest manning the feature with actors of his own creation. War reference.

[Rainy Day] (Table of Contents)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Stanley

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

["Those kids sure are quiet today!"] (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

[The Wild Horse] (Table of Contents)

Barney Bear and 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:
Barney Bear; Benny Burro; Satan, a wild horse
Synopsis:
Barney orders a cowboy outfit and tries Benny as his steed before deciding to capture a wild horse, "Satan," "the wildest, meanest brute on the whole range."

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on April 19, 1944. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Tom's Secret (Table of Contents)

Tom and Jerry / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tom; Jerry

"Good morning, pop!" (Table of Contents)

Johnny Mole / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Johnny Mole; Johnny's pop; Mr. Weasel; Mr. Weasel's son; an owl; Mrs. Weasel

["Here I am again, folks! Got a new trick to show you!"] (Table of Contents)

Skrewy the Screwball Squirrel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Skrewy Squirrel; Heelwatha

Indexer Notes

Story ends on back cover. Next to last page printed in black and red.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Our Gang
  2. 1. [Muscles]
    Tom and Jerry
  3. 2. [The New Clubhouse and Joo-ven-ile De-linkracy]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. [Rainy Day]
    Tom and Jerry
  5. 4. ["Those kids sure are quiet today!"]
    Flip and Dip
  6. 5. [The Wild Horse]
    Barney Bear and Benny Burro
  7. 6. Tom's Secret
    Tom and Jerry
  8. 7. "Good morning, pop!"
    Johnny Mole
  9. 8. ["Here I am again, folks! Got a new trick to show you!"]
    Skrewy the Screwball Squirrel
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