(May 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 Comic
Editing:
?
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Our Gang / cover / 0.8 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Our Gang [Froggie; Red; Bucky]

[Gumball Baseball] (Table of Contents)

Jerry and Tuffy / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jerry; Tuffy

Indexer Notes

On front cover. Pantomime strip

["Hmmm! -- Think I'll see how I look..."] (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 black, white, and red.

["Well, here we are on Hazard Island"] (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 [Janey; Red]; Squint Frobisher; Egghead; Kate (a young girl marooned on the island); Kate's uncle Abner

["You come back with that cheese, Tuffy Mouse!"] (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; the (white) maid

["Hmmm- I wonder what those kids are doing now"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

The Lonesome Scarecrow (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy

[Barney Sells His House] (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; Mooseface McElk; an unnamed guy buying Barney's house
Synopsis:
Barney sells his house and then cannot find another, but Benny helps out by starting a fight between Mooseface and the purchaser of Barney's house.

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 2, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

["See any signs o' Palefaces, Wuff?"] (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; Wuff's mother; Charlie Coyote

[Monkey playing with pots] (Table of Contents)

Pictopranks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Hedinger [as Hedinger] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Hedinger [as Hedinger] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Two monkeys

Indexer Notes

Story has no text. On inside back cover. Printed in black, white, and red.

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

Back cover. Subscription form for "Our Gang Comics". One year: $1.00; two years: $1.75; Canada: $1.20; foreign: $2.00

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Our Gang
  2. 1. [Gumball Baseball]
    Jerry and Tuffy
  3. 2. ["Hmmm! -- Think I'll see how I look..."]
    Tom and Jerry
  4. 3. ["Well, here we are on Hazard Island"]
    Our Gang
  5. 4. ["You come back with that cheese, Tuffy Mouse!"]
    Tom and Jerry
  6. 5. ["Hmmm- I wonder what those kids are doing now"]
    Flip and Dip
  7. 6. The Lonesome Scarecrow
  8. 7. [Barney Sells His House]
    Barney Bear and Benny Burro
  9. 8. ["See any signs o' Palefaces, Wuff?"]
    Wuff, the Prairie Dog
  10. 9. [Monkey playing with pots]
    Pictopranks
  11. 10. Our Gang Comics Special Subscription Offer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Eric Gimlin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Gary L. Watson