(1943)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
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:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

A Visit to Fairyland (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and red.

The Dragon of Dilly Dun Dee (Table of Contents)

comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Gnorman the Gnome; Sir Dullard; Harry; Fred; George

The Ugly Duckling (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Kerr
Inks:
George Kerr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ugly Duckling; Mrs. Duck; Bosco (a dog); Tabby (a cat); Emily

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by Hans Christian Andersen.
Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

The Story of Lazy Jack (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Lazy Jack

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards, originally thought the artist might be Dan Noonan, but through e-mail with Gregory Fischer in February 2011, says he changed his mind and doesn't believe Dan Noonan was the artist.

The Brave Prince (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Casper Emerson [as E] (signed)
Inks:
Casper Emerson [as E] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Black Knight

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Hungarian fairy tale. 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 Mermaid (Table of Contents)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Arthur E. Jameson
Inks:
Arthur E. Jameson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Merman King; Merla; Prince Faithful; Rhea; Wicked Sea Witch
Synopsis:
The mermaid falls for the prince, strikes a deal with the sea witch, but the prince marries another, and mermaid girl dies.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by Hans Christian Andersen.
Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.
Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "The Mermaid. 17p. For Fairy Tale Parade. Script sent Jan. 23, 1944." ~Dave Porta

Willy the Wallaby (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black, white and red.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A Visit to Fairyland
  3. 2. The Dragon of Dilly Dun Dee
  4. 3. The Ugly Duckling
  5. 4. The Story of Lazy Jack
  6. 5. The Brave Prince
  7. 6. The Mermaid
  8. 7. Willy the Wallaby
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dave Porta
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome