(May-June 1945)

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:
Oskar Lebeck
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[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 [Janet; Froggie; Buckwkeat]; Julip (the Gang's goat)

Indexer Notes

War reference: War bond poster on fence

[Painted Out] (Table of Contents)

Barney Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lloyd White
Inks:
Lloyd White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barney Bear

Indexer Notes

In black and red on inside front cover

[Professor Gravy and His Lions] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
Walt Kelly
Job Number:
O. G. #17-455

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Our Gang [Buckwheat; Froggie; Red; Janet] Professor Hector Hannibal Horatio Gravy; Tammany (tiger); Lancelot (lion); Janet's mother; Janet's father
Reprints:

[Ants for Supper] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. R. McBride
Inks:
H. R. McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. R. McBride

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

[The Playroom] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

[Squirrels and Wolves] (Table of Contents)

Wuff the Prairie Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Wuff; Wuff's mother; a squirrel

Tom the Winner (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

[The Divining Rod] (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
Synopsis:
Barney inherits ten thousand acres of desert land and a divining rod, which leads him not to water but to oil, then gold, and finally diamonds--all of which he trades away for something to drink.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 6, 1945. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).
Barney's address given as Cottontail Lane, Pigweeds-on-the-Springhouse, California (pg. 1, frame 4)

[Bug Haven Fire Department] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Mole / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lloyd White?
Inks:
Lloyd White?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Johnny Mole; Johnny's mother

Indexer Notes

Story ends on inside back cover; last page is in black and red

"This Easter Give a Subscription to..." (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg; ?
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Oswald the Rabbit; Woody Woodpecker; Li'l Eight Ball; Raggedy Ann

Indexer Notes

Dell subscription ad for "New Funnies". One year: $1.00, two years: $1.75

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Our Gang
  2. 1. [Painted Out]
    Barney Bear
  3. 2. [Professor Gravy and His Lions]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. [Ants for Supper]
    Flip and Dip
  5. 4. [The Playroom]
    Tom and Jerry
  6. 5. [Squirrels and Wolves]
    Wuff the Prairie Dog
  7. 6. Tom the Winner
    [Tom and Jerry]
  8. 7. [The Divining Rod]
    Barney Bear and Benny Burro
  9. 8. [Bug Haven Fire Department]
    Johnny Mole
  10. 9. "This Easter Give a Subscription to..."
    Andy Panda
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