(April 1948)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Peter Rabbit; Billy Bee; Bonny Bee; Egbert Elephant; Donot Inflate; two goblins

["The Raggedys are all exited, because this month they have invited Peter Rabbit"] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

This page introduces the main characters in the first story, "The Tale of Peter Rabitt."

The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Beatrix Pottor; Oscar Labeck
Pencils:
Morris Gollub [as Moe Gollub, credited]
Inks:
Morris Gollub [as Moe Gollub, credited]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Characters:
Peter Rabbit; Peter's mother; Peter's siblings; Mr. McGregor

Indexer Notes

Early Gollub work for Western resembling Disney animation style. Moe worked as a layout artist on the production of Bambi.

The Snudge (Table of Contents)

None-such Animals / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Andrews (credited)
Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

The credit reads "Andrews". I have no idea as to the identity of this person. Art possibly by Dan Noonan.

["Raggedy Ann, do you think Marcella would mind if we dolls flew her kite?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Johnny Gruelle (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Eddie Elf; Irma Elf; Hookie, the goblin; Mr. Diggs

["I have just come to a most interesting decision, men!"] (Table of Contents)

Egbert Elephant and His Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donot Inflate; Scooter Bill; Tuffy Tiger, Egbert Elephant

Indexer Notes

Dan Noonan is the only credit given for the story.

The Star Money (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Oskar Lebeck (credited)
Pencils:
W.J. Enright ? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
W.J. Enright ? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
A girl gave all she had away to those in need and money fell from heaven making her rich.

The Stone Mora (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jupo [as F.J. Jupo, credited]
Pencils:
Frank Jupo [as F.J. Jupo, credited]
Inks:
Frank Jupo [as F.J. Jupo, credited]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Animal Mother Goose / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly (adaptations); Lewis Carroll ("The Crocodile")
Pencils:
Walt Kelly (spot illustrations, credited)
Inks:
Walt Kelly (spot illustrations, credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

In part based on traditional verse.
Titles for this installment are: "The Zebra" (1/2 pg.), "Mix Up" (1 pg.), "The Pig in a Wig" (1 pg.), "The Crocodile" (1 pg.).

[Always Be Neat] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy

["Breakfast is ready, children!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Oskar Lebeck (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Billy Bee; Bonny Bee; Mrs. Ladybug; Carl Carpenter Ant; Mr. Firefly; Mickey Mosquito; Mrs. Black Widow Spider

["Tom's independent, Tom is fat"] (Table of Contents)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Warren W. McSpadden, N.Y. (photography)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
animal
Characters:
A tomcat

["Subscribe now!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Egbert Elephant; Donot Inflate; Cleety the Clown

Indexer Notes

Order form for subscriptions to "Raggedy Ann + Andy". One year: $1.00. Two years: $1.75. One year foreign: $2.00. No Canadian subscriptions accepted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["The Raggedys are all exited, because this month they have invited Peter Rabbit"]
  3. 2. The Tale of Peter Rabbit
  4. 3. The Snudge
    None-such Animals
  5. 4. ["Raggedy Ann, do you think Marcella would mind if we dolls flew her kite?"]
    Raggedy Ann
  6. 5. ["I have just come to a most interesting decision, men!"]
    Egbert Elephant and His Friends
  7. 6. The Star Money
  8. 7. The Stone Mora
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Animal Mother Goose
  10. 9. [Always Be Neat]
    The Raggedy Way
  11. 10. ["Breakfast is ready, children!"]
    Billy and Bonny Bee
  12. 11. ["Tom's independent, Tom is fat"]
  13. 12. ["Subscribe now!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Richard Richmond
  • Donald Dale Milne
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  • John P. Selegue