(March 1947)

Dell, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover (#22-23, 26-39); Matte Cover (#1-21, 24-25); Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Artist identifications by Alberto Becattini.

Indicia: RAGGEDY ANN + ANDY, Volume I, No. 10, Mar., 1947. Published monthly by Dell Publishing Company, Inc. 149 Madison Avenue, New York 16, New York; George T. Delacorte, Jr., President; Helen Meyer, Vice-President; Margarita Delacorte, Secretary. Entered as second-class matter April 23, 1946 at the Post Office at New York New York, under the act of March 3, 1879. Additional second-class entry at the Post Office at Poughkeepsie, New York. Printed in the U. S. A. Subscriptions in the U. S. A. $1.00 per year, single copied 10ยข; in Canada $1.00 per year; elsewhere $2.00 per year. Copyright, 1947, by The Johnny Gruelle Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Raggedy Ann and Andy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lea Bing [Raggedy Ann and Andy]; Morris Gollub [mouse]
Inks:
Lea Bing [Raggedy Ann and Andy]; Morris Gollub [mouse]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; mouse

[In the children's zoo on Sunday morning] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
New York Zoological Society (photograph)
Inks:
New York Zoological Society (photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Poem with photograph of child at a petting zoo.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover with indicia

[Raggedy Ann and Andy capture the Robber Rats] (Table of Contents)

Raggedy Ann and Andy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lea Bing
Inks:
Lea Bing
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lea Bing

Genre:
Children; fantasy
Characters:
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Marcella; Tim-Tim Tammy Tam; Granny Spider; Jimmy Cricket; Mrs. Tim-Tim Tammy Tam; Maurice Mouse; Robber Rats
Synopsis:
Raggedy Ann and Andy help Tim-Tim Tammy Tam and his friends capture the Robber Rats in a cage full of stinging nettles.

The Twaddy (Table of Contents)

None-such animals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Andrews ?
Pencils:
Andrews (signed)
Inks:
Andrews (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children; animal
Characters:
The Twaddle
Synopsis:
The Twaddle has legs like saws to cut through the ice on a pond and go swimming.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated poem; no first name for Andrews in Jerry Bails' Who's Who; Alberto Becattini suggests art by Dan Noonan

Jumbo, Roly-Poly and Mr. Bam (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jupo [as Jupo] (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Jupo [as Jupo] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Jupo [as Jupo] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Little girl; new doll; Mouse; Jumbo; Roly-Poly; Mr. Bam; Wun Lee
Synopsis:
Jumbo, a toy elephant, and Roly-Poly, a toy clown, run away when their children reject them new toys. Wun Lee forms a circus with them and Mr. Bam, a toy soldier. When the circus is robbed, they get the money back.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated story; Copyright 1947 by Oskar Lebeck

[Raggedy Ann and Andy go to bed early] (Table of Contents)

The Raggedy Way / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lea Bing
Inks:
Lea Bing
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lea Bing

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy
Synopsis:
Raggedy Ann and Andy go to bed early without complaining and get plenty of sleep.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated poem

[Donot Inflate brushes his teeth] (Table of Contents)

Egbert Elephant and His Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Noonan ?
Pencils:
Dan Noonan (signed)
Inks:
Dan Noonan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Egbert Elephant; Tuffy Tiger; Donot Inflate [Penguin]; Scooter Bill Mallard
Synopsis:
When Donot Inflate brushes his teeth with soap, Egbert Elephant, Tuffy Tiger and Scooter Bill Mallard think that he has the hydrophobia.

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1947 by Oskar Lebeck

Animal Mother Goose (Table of Contents)

Animal Mother Goose / comic story / 4.7 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly [adaptation]
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
In part based on traditional verse.
Titles for this installment are: "Multiplication" (1/2 pg.); "Hot Cross Buns" (1/2 pg.); "Hector Protector" (1 pg.); "The Donkey" (0.7 pg.); "The Little Cock Sparrow" (1 pg.); "The Lion and the Unicorn" (1 pg.)

Indexer Notes

Illustrated nursery rhymes; Copyright 1947 by Oskar Lebeck. A circulation statement fills out the third page.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Statement of ownership signed by Helen Meyer, Business Manager, and Jeannette Smith, Notary

Indexer Notes

On page 3 of Animal Mother Goose

The Three Little Elves (Table of Contents)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
W. J. Enright
Pencils:
W. J. Enright (signed)
Inks:
W. J. Enright ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
Children; fantasy
Synopsis:
The step-daughter of an evil woman meets three magic men and becomes queen. When the wicked step-mother and her daughter try to take the place of the beautiful step-daughter, they are caught and punished.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated fairy tale; violent

[The Raggedys have turned to art] (Table of Contents)

Raggedy Ann and Andy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lea Bing
Inks:
Lea Bing
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lea Bing

Genre:
Children
Characters:
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy
Synopsis:
Poem about art; coloring page

[Billy and Bonny Bee investigate winter] (Table of Contents)

Billy and Bonny Bee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Thomas
Pencils:
Frank Thomas
Inks:
Frank Thomas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Billy Bee; Bonny Bee; Caw-Caw the Crow; Halloween Pumpkin; Mr. Snowman; Winter Wind
Synopsis:
Billy and Bonny Bee investigate winter and catch colds.

[Baby llama] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
New York Zoological Society (photograph); Morris Gollub
Inks:
New York Zoological Society (photograph); Morris Gollub
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Poem with photograph of child feeding a llama and illustration.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Subscribe Now! (Table of Contents)

Raggedy Ann and Andy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Egbert Elephant; Tuffy Tiger; Donot Inflate [Penguin]; Clown

Indexer Notes

Order form for subscriptions to "Raggedy Ann + Andy". One year: $1.00. Two years: $1.75. One year Canada: $1.00. One year foreign: $2.00. On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Raggedy Ann and Andy
  2. 1. [In the children's zoo on Sunday morning]
  3. 2. [Raggedy Ann and Andy capture the Robber Rats]
    Raggedy Ann and Andy
  4. 3. The Twaddy
    None-such animals
  5. 4. Jumbo, Roly-Poly and Mr. Bam
  6. 5. [Raggedy Ann and Andy go to bed early]
    The Raggedy Way
  7. 6. [Donot Inflate brushes his teeth]
    Egbert Elephant and His Friends
  8. 7. Animal Mother Goose
    Animal Mother Goose
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership
  10. 9. The Three Little Elves
  11. 10. [The Raggedys have turned to art]
    Raggedy Ann and Andy
  12. 11. [Billy and Bonny Bee investigate winter]
    Billy and Bonny Bee
  13. 12. [Baby llama]
  14. 13. Subscribe Now!
    Raggedy Ann and Andy
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