(December 1952)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
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

[Thin ice] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks:
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Exciting Books by Whitman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Roy Rogers (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color; ad for Whitman 49 cent books. Includes small cover repros and summary for Roy Rogers and Rimrod Renegades, Rip Foster Rides the Gray Planet, Sand Dune Pony, Ginny Gordon and the Mystery of the Old Barn and the Famous Classics series.

["Hi, there, nephew! Surprised to see your..."] (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tony Strobl

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Uncle Buckskin
Synopsis:
Bugs' Uncle Buckskin brings a covered wagon full of gold nuggets to town.

Indexer Notes

Story listed as Uncle Buckskin's Penthouse in Christensen's notes.

["Ladies and Gentlemen! Step up now and..."] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
Petunia is the star of the Barnyard Players show "Invasion from Mars."

["what a party this will be, Sniffles! We'll dance..."] (Table of Contents)

Mary Jane and Sniffles / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles; Dooley Duck
Synopsis:
Manny Moth is stealing Mary Jane's party invitations to built a paper airplane that will fly him to the moon.

["Boy, that sure was a keen picture, huh, Ollie!"] (Table of Contents)

Henery Hawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Henery Hawk; Ollie Owl
Synopsis:
Inspired by a western movie, Henery tries to lasso some chickens while riding his bicycle.

Petunia's Thanksgiving Turkey (Table of Contents)

Petunia Pig / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
Porky and Bugs catch a turkey in the turkey chase at Mister Goodfellow's ranch.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two 1/3 page illustrations.

["Romance, Romance. It's birght as skies above..."] (Table of Contents)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Elmer Fudd; Daffy Duck; Daphe Duck
Synopsis:
Daffy convinces Elmer that ducks, not dogs, are man's best friend.

["Hmph! You birds have it pretty soft!"] (Table of Contents)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tweety; Sylvester
Synopsis:
Tweety and Sylvester trade places for a day, only to find the other's job isn't as easy as they thought.

It's an extra value! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for Christmas gift subscriptions to Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies comics. Rate is one year for $1 plus premium of membership to the Dell Comics Club.

["Papacito! The rich ranchero has given you..."] (Table of Contents)

Little Pancho Vanilla / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gil Turner ?
Pencils:
Gil Turner
Inks:
Gil Turner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gil Turner

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pancho Vanilla; Papacito; Mamacita (cameo); Carlos Chavez; Rich Ranchero
Synopsis:
Papacito is hired as a doorman for a rich man's party.

Hey kids for you free! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color; Illustrated ad for Sylvania televison sets. Premium for children going to a Sylvania TV dealer with their parents is a 21 piece Buck Rogers Space Ranger kit containing various toys. (shown and listed).

Bob Waterfield Sparks in Grid Battle! (Table of Contents)

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Don Komisarow
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Bob Waterfield
Synopsis:
Quarterback Bob Waterfield of the Los Angeles Rams football team leads his team to a last minute win.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal. Part of "What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Thin ice]
  2. 1. Exciting Books by Whitman
  3. 2. ["Hi, there, nephew! Surprised to see your..."]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. ["Ladies and Gentlemen! Step up now and..."]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["what a party this will be, Sniffles! We'll dance..."]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  6. 5. ["Boy, that sure was a keen picture, huh, Ollie!"]
    Henery Hawk
  7. 6. Petunia's Thanksgiving Turkey
    Petunia Pig
  8. 7. ["Romance, Romance. It's birght as skies above..."]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  9. 8. ["Hmph! You birds have it pretty soft!"]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. It's an extra value!
  11. 10. ["Papacito! The rich ranchero has given you..."]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  12. 11. Hey kids for you free!
  13. 12. Bob Waterfield Sparks in Grid Battle!
    What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
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  • Merlin Haas
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