(January 1952)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
Chase Craig (editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[Carrot icicles] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd

["Willikers! Watching the cop isn't exciting..."] (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny Bafflers / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Letters:
John Carey

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig; Cicero Pig, Elmer Fudd (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; Two riddles in comic form with the answer in an upside-down panel.

["oh, boy! I sure like th' way New Year comes..."] (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 9.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tony Strobl
Job Number:
L. + M. #123-521

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig
Synopsis:
Porky is night watchman at City Hall and has to get the official city clock back running before midnight on New Year's eve. Bugs' attempts to help are complicated by a large owl.

Indexer Notes

Story listed as New Year's Clock Story in Christensen's notes.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for Oct. 1, 1951. No circulation figures are listed.

["Here it is, Porky! It's my "Riled Irish Rose"!] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Abranz
Inks:
Fred Abranz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
Petunia enters her prize rose at the County Fair Flower Show. Porky has to come up with the $15 entry fee.

["Oh, How I love Chwistmas time!"] (Table of Contents)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil de Lara
Inks:
Phil de Lara
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Elmer Fudd; Daffy Duck
Synopsis:
Elmer gives Daffy a Christmas present containing a booby-trapped shotgun. At the same time, Daffy gives Elmer a case of dynamite.

Double Feature Trouble (Table of Contents)

[Porky Pig] / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis:
Porky and CIcero put out a fire at Petunia's house.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two 1/3 page illustrations.

["My silver button must be around here..."] (Table of Contents)

Mary Jane and Sniffles / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tony Strobl

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis:
Mary Jane and Sniffles visit "Lost Land," where lost objects end up, looking for a silver button.

["Golly...I'd sure like to have one of those..."] (Table of Contents)

Henery Hawk / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vivie Risto
Inks:
Vivie Risto
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vivie Risto

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Henery Hawk; Ollie Owl; Henery's mother
Synopsis:
Ollie tries to cut Henry's head feathers to save the dollar Henery's mother gave him to go to the barber shop.

[subcription form] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Porky Pig (cameo); Petunia Pig (cameo); Bugs Bunny (cameo); Elmer Fudd (cameo); Cicero Pig (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Subscription form for Looney Tunes and Merries Melodies comics, illustrated with black and white drawings of Warner Bros. characters. Rate is one year for $1. Related promo is on back cover.

["C'mon in and see the dancing bunny in action!"] (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny Banter / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Letters:
John Carey

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Petunia Pig; Porky Pig (cameo)
Synopsis:
Petunia takes precautions when she gives Bugs dancing lessons.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Two-panel gag.

Use this form for Christmas Gift Subscriptions (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; subscription form for gift subscriptions to Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies comics. Related promo is on back cover.

A Christmas Offer! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Heimdahl; ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Santa Claus; Elmer Fudd (cameo); Bugs Bunny (cameo); Porky Pig (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover; promo for Christmas gift subscriptions to Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies comics. Rate is five one-year subscriptions for $4.00 (or one-year for $1) plus premium of gold-plated plastic key holder and membership certificate to the Dell Comics Club per subscription .

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Carrot icicles]
  2. 1. ["Willikers! Watching the cop isn't exciting..."]
    Bugs Bunny Bafflers
  3. 2. ["oh, boy! I sure like th' way New Year comes..."]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
  5. 4. ["Here it is, Porky! It's my "Riled Irish Rose"!]
    Porky Pig
  6. 5. ["Oh, How I love Chwistmas time!"]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  7. 6. Double Feature Trouble
    [Porky Pig]
  8. 7. ["My silver button must be around here..."]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  9. 8. ["Golly...I'd sure like to have one of those..."]
    Henery Hawk
  10. 9. [subcription form]
  11. 10. ["C'mon in and see the dancing bunny in action!"]
    Bugs Bunny Banter
  12. 11. Use this form for Christmas Gift Subscriptions
  13. 12. A Christmas Offer!
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