(October 1946)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Magazine [circle]
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:
Froggie

Slippy the Snail (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Slippy the Snail; Chesty Robin; Chip the Chipmunk

Indexer Notes

In black and red on inside front and back covers

[The Talking Goat] (Table of Contents)

Our Gang / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly; Morris Gollub?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morris Gollub
Job Number:
O. G. #27-4610

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Our Gang [Froggie; Red]; Professor Gravy; Julip (the Gang's goat); an unnamed juggler and seller of mechanical talking parrots; Geraldine, the lady wrestler (as yet unnamed); Gentleman John; Siwash Suzie, the silver throated soprano of South Dakota
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Walt Kelly caricatures himself twice: as an onlooking sheriff (pg. 3, frame 3), and as the showboat's cook (pg. 9, frame 3). Gentleman John is a caricature of John Stanley, according to "Our Gang, Vol. 4" (Fantagraphics 2010)

[Ink Attack] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Hickey?
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; Tom's young girl owner (cameo)

Indexer Notes

In sixth panel of first page a letter appears bearing a 3/18/46 date. That is presumably when this story was drawn

Mr. Cuckoo Moves In (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[The New Fire-Engine] (Table of Contents)

Flip 'n' Dip / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1946 by Oskar Lebeck

[Barney the Dog Catcher] (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 takes a job as a dog catcher, using Benny to pull his wagon, and the stray dog he pursues saves his life.

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 24, 1946. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[The Howling Coyote] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vivie Risto
Inks:
Vivie Risto
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vivie Risto

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Wuff; Wuff's mother; Sammy Squirrel; Charlie Coyote

"Our Gang Comics Special Subscription Offer" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Hickey (spot illustration)
Inks:
Tom Hickey (spot illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Dell subscription ad for "Our Gang Comics". Prices: one year, $1.00; two years, $1.75; Canada, $1.00; foreign, $2.00; on back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Our Gang
  2. 1. Slippy the Snail
  3. 2. [The Talking Goat]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. [Ink Attack]
    Tom and Jerry
  5. 4. Mr. Cuckoo Moves In
  6. 5. [The New Fire-Engine]
    Flip 'n' Dip
  7. 6. [Barney the Dog Catcher]
    Barney Bear and Benny Burro
  8. 7. [The Howling Coyote]
    Wuff the Prairie Dog
  9. 8. "Our Gang Comics Special Subscription Offer"
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