(May-July 1943)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
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

Indexed from a scanned copy at goldenagecomics.co.uk.

Indicia states "Copyright, 1943, by Oskar Lebeck".


[Swimming forest creatures and fairies] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents: (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
List of contents with page numbers.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.
Artwork border reprinted from Fairy Tale Parade #1.

Beauty and the Beast (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Art id as Arthur Jameson by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

The Legend of the Stars (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Bright; Glum
Synopsis:
Bright and Glum are sprites in charge of day and night. Glum gets depressed and decides not to work anymore.

Indexer Notes

Glum is a caricature of Disney animator Ward Kimball according to OtherEric on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

The Gingerbread Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
The gingerbreadman can outrun everyone, but can he outrun a wiley fox?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and writer attribution from OtherEric on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards. He suggests that Kelly was not inking his own work here.

The Elves' Dance (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Brady
Inks:
Bill Brady
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Artist attribution by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

The Frog Queen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Casper Emerson
Inks:
Casper Emerson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Story is signed in last panel with two circles on top of each other. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. refers to this artist as The Bubble Artist. Research in September 2013 by Hames Ware and David Saunders at <http://www.pulpartists.com/Emerson.html> shows this artist to be Emerson.

The Wild Swans (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Art id as Arthur E. Jameson by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

Dick Whittington and his Cat (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

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

Saku (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Brady
Inks:
Bill Brady
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

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

Spring Morn (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Artwork border reprinted from Fairy Tale Parade #1.

Map of the Fairy Tale Lands (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Swimming forest creatures and fairies]
  2. 1. Table of Contents:
  3. 2. Beauty and the Beast
  4. 3. The Legend of the Stars
  5. 4. The Gingerbread Man
  6. 5. The Elves' Dance
  7. 6. The Frog Queen
  8. 7. The Wild Swans
  9. 8. Dick Whittington and his Cat
  10. 9. Saku
  11. 10. Spring Morn
  12. 11. Map of the Fairy Tale Lands
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