(February-March 1943)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1943, by Oskar Lebeck.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Casper Emerson ?; Walt Kelly (border and back cover)
Inks:
Casper Emerson ?; Walt Kelly (border and back cover)
Colors:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover. Cover art very similar to eg. Emerson's confirmed art in Fairy Tale Parade (Dell, 1942 series) #7.

To Our Readers (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art id by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards. He also states that this is a tribute by Kelly to an artist named Franklin Booth.

Big Claus and Little Claus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Hans Christian Andersen (original story); Walt Kelly (adaptation)
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on the 1835 short story by Hans Christian Andersen.

The Sleeping Beauty (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Jameson
Inks:
Arthur Jameson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Art id by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon Small (signed)
Inks:
Jon Small (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Prince Joel (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

The Wise Men of Gotham (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Nose Tree (Table of Contents)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
L. Bing
Inks:
L. Bing
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Art id by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

The Tail of Rufus Redfox (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rufus Redfox; Squire Beaver; the Boogly Bird
Synopsis:
Rufus Redfox, proud of his pure red tail, gets caught raiding Squire Beaver's grapes, catches what for, concocts a fable of the Boogly Bird, is scoffed at, goes home, creates a Boogly Bird of tar and feathers, scares Squire Beaver into giving up goodies, is found out, gets his tail tip burnt, the fur will grow in white, now all red foxes have a white-tip tail.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Tail of Rufus Redfox. 9p. For Fairy Tale Parade #5. Paid Oct. 16, 1943." ~Dave Porta

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Walt Kelly (border)
Inks:
Walt Kelly (border)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

["Distant clouds tumble"] (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art id by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards. He also states that this is a tribute by Kelly to an artist named Franklin Booth.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. To Our Readers
  3. 2. Big Claus and Little Claus
  4. 3. The Sleeping Beauty
  5. 4. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
  6. 5. Prince Joel
  7. 6. The Wise Men of Gotham
  8. 7. The Nose Tree
  9. 8. The Tail of Rufus Redfox
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership
  11. 10. ["Distant clouds tumble"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • Dave Porta
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