(March 1947)

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:
?
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 [Janey; Froggie]; Julip (the gang's goat)

["Okay, Tom! You've got us cornered this time!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover, printed in red and black

[Captain Zebra's Sunken Ship] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Our Gang [Red; Janey]; Squint Frobisher; Two-by-Two; Egghead; Harold (Hal), Egghead's father; Cheese Jackson

Indexer Notes

Egghead collaborating with Our Gang, in spite of his affiliation with the rival Gas House Gang

["Look, Jerry! I wonder what this funny looking gray stuff is, here on the playroom floor?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

["I'm looking for Mr. Simple Simian."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Pa's name is revealed to be Simple Simian (pg. 1, frame 2)

The Homeless Flea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[Klepto Klippo the Thief] (Table of Contents)

Barney Bear and Benny Burro / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?; Carl Barks (rewrite)
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
?
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barney Bear; Benny Burro; Klepto Klippo; unnamed sheriff
Synopsis:
Barney goes hunting for Klepto Klippo, a thief with a price on his head. But Klippo steals Barney's money, his rifle, his phone, his clothes and finally even his house, with Barney and the sheriff inside.

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on October 12, 1946. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

["Must be goin' to rain! Just listen to that thunder!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

[Leapfrog] (Table of Contents)

[Pictopranks] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Hedinger (signed)
Inks:
Charles Hedinger (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
A monkey; a frog

Indexer Notes

Untitled pantomime story drawn in the style of Walt Kelly. This feature called "Pictopranks", beginning with #34

Our Gang Comics Special Subscription Offer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy

Indexer Notes

Subscription form for "Our Gang Comics". One year: $1.00; two years: $1.75; Canada: $1.00; foreign: $2.00

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Our Gang
  2. 1. ["Okay, Tom! You've got us cornered this time!"]
    Tom and Jerry
  3. 2. [Captain Zebra's Sunken Ship]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. ["Look, Jerry! I wonder what this funny looking gray stuff is, here on the playroom floor?"]
    Tom and Jerry
  5. 4. ["I'm looking for Mr. Simple Simian."]
    Flip 'n Dip
  6. 5. The Homeless Flea
  7. 6. [Klepto Klippo the Thief]
    Barney Bear and Benny Burro
  8. 7. ["Must be goin' to rain! Just listen to that thunder!"]
    Wuff, the Prairie Dog
  9. 8. [Leapfrog]
    [Pictopranks]
  10. 9. Our Gang Comics Special Subscription Offer
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