(January 1953)

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

[Rescue dog with carrot juice] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny

Eleven Fun-Packed Ways to Enjoy.. (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Peter Pan (Walt Disney's)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color; Promo for 11 Whitman books, puzzles, etc., featuring Walt Disney's Peter Pan. Repros of the items are shown.

["Gosh! A fox-hunted fox...and he looks just..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
Fred Abranz
Inks:
Fred Abranz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vic Lockman

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
Bugs provides shelter to a fox in a fox hunt. However the fox tries to dupe Bugs into being an accomplice for his chicken stealing.

Indexer Notes

Story listed as Fox Story in Christensen's notes.

"Losers Weepers" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; sports
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig (cameo)
Synopsis:
Petunia is upset that Porky keeps beating her in games like bowling and golf.

["Ho-hum! I wish we had something to do..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis:
Mary Jane makes a paper cut-out of a donkey that comes to life when she grows small.

["Yippee! It snowed last night!"] (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; Henery's mother; Ollie Owl; Miss Prissy;
Synopsis:
After a snowstorm, Henery covers himself with an old white sheet to sneak up on the chickens.

An Exciting Christmas (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis:
On Christmas Day, Bugs and Porky rescue a stranded lighthouse keeper

["Woo, woo! For today...Let's just be pals, pal!"] (Table of Contents)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy / comic story / 7 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 and Daffy are at an amusement park. They visit Madame Amanda, a phrenologist.

Indexer Notes

Phrenology contends that a person's character can be determined by reading the bumps on his head.

["Ah-h! This is the life! It's about time us..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tweety; Sylvester; Granny
Synopsis:
Sylvester dresses up as a giant parrot and fools Granny.

["Clap hands...Here comes Carlos!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pancho Vanilla / comic story / 3.8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pancho Vanilla; Papacito Vanilla; Rich Ranchero
Synopsis:
Senor Trade Rat exchanges a bag of money for nuts and bolts.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1952. No circulation figures listed.

["Wh-what are you doing, Bugs? Playing..."] (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny Banter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags

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

Inside back cover; color; promo for Christmas gift subscriptions to Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies comics. Rate is one year for $1 plus premium of membership in the Dell Comics Club.

Touchdown! (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:
Doak Walker
Synopsis:
Doak Walker of the Detroit Lions scores the winning touchdown in the final seconds of the game.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Rescue dog with carrot juice]
  2. 1. Eleven Fun-Packed Ways to Enjoy..
  3. 2. ["Gosh! A fox-hunted fox...and he looks just..."]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. "Losers Weepers"
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["Ho-hum! I wish we had something to do..."]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  6. 5. ["Yippee! It snowed last night!"]
    Henery Hawk
  7. 6. An Exciting Christmas
  8. 7. ["Woo, woo! For today...Let's just be pals, pal!"]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  9. 8. ["Ah-h! This is the life! It's about time us..."]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. ["Clap hands...Here comes Carlos!"]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership
  12. 11. ["Wh-what are you doing, Bugs? Playing..."]
    Bugs Bunny Banter
  13. 12. It's an Extra Value!
  14. 13. Touchdown!
    What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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