([1953])

Dell, 1953 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color cover; Duotone red and blue for 3-D effect interior
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint with heavy covers
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Based on "Rootie Kazootie" TV series. Cover title is "3-D-ell featuring Rootie Kazootie". No date in indicia except for 1953 copyright date. Three-dimensional comic with red and blue glasses inserted. Copyright is by TV show creator Steven R. Carlin.


3-D-ell featuring Rootie Kazootie (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie

Indexer Notes

Cover is not true 3-D.

3 ways to use your long wearing 3-D-ell glasses (Table of Contents)

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

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Mostly black and white with some red lettering. Explanation of how to separate 3-D glass from binding and how to use them to read the comic.

Poochie to the Rescue (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / photo story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie; Polka Dottie; Gala-Poochie Pup (a dog); El Squeako Mouse; Poison Zanzaboo (villain)
Synopsis:
Poison Zanzaboo disquises himself as Rootie to steal Rootie's magic "kazootie" from Polka Dottie, who is holding it for safe-keeping while Rootie is away.

Indexer Notes

3-D. Photographs of stop-action puppets with word balloons and sound effects added.

Polka Dot Treasure (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / photo story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie; Polka Dottie; Gala-Poochie Pup (a dog, cameo); El Squeako Mouse; Poison Zanzaboo (villain)
Synopsis:
Rootie and Polka Dottie find a treasure map. They take a ship to find the treasure, but Polka Dottie is kidnapped by Poison Zanzaboo (posing as a pirate).

Indexer Notes

3-D. Photographs of stop-action puppets with word balloons and sound effects added.

Trouble at the Zoo (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / photo story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie; Polka Dottie; Gala-Poochie Pup (a dog); El Squeako Mouse; Poison Zanzaboo (villain)
Synopsis:
Poison Zanzaboo steals the animals from Rootie's zoo in order to perfect his gravity-defying pills.

Indexer Notes

3-D. Photographs of stop-action puppets with word balloons and sound effects added.

[Zanzaboo foiled by conscience] (Table of Contents)

Rootie Kazootie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley?
Inks:
Dan Gormley?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie; Polka Dottie; Poison Zanzaboo (villain)
Synopsis:
Poison Zanzaboo's miniature conscience foils his attempt to blow up Rootie and Dottie.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; red and black; not 3-D. Pantomime story.

[Open Manhole] (Table of Contents)

[Rootie Kazootie] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley?
Inks:
Dan Gormley?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rootie Kazootie; Polka Dottie; Poison Zanzaboo (villain)
Synopsis:
Poison Zanzaboo falls into an open manhole while fleeing from Rootie and Dottie.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color; not 3-D. Pantomime story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. 3-D-ell featuring Rootie Kazootie
    Rootie Kazootie
  2. 1. 3 ways to use your long wearing 3-D-ell glasses
  3. 2. Poochie to the Rescue
    Rootie Kazootie
  4. 3. Polka Dot Treasure
    Rootie Kazootie
  5. 4. Trouble at the Zoo
    Rootie Kazootie
  6. 5. [Zanzaboo foiled by conscience]
    Rootie Kazootie
  7. 6. [Open Manhole]
    [Rootie Kazootie]
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