(December 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 (Managing 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks:
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Keywords:
earmuffs; flutes; music

Collect College Pennants (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Illustrated ad for Hormel brand canned foods that feature a premium of a college pennant. Mail-in coupon allows ordering of all 16 sets of 6 pennants. Cost is 25 cents plus a printed can end per set.

["You heard me, Doc! You're in the tailoring business..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L. + M. #146-5312

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
Elmer is a tailor and makes a special winter suit for Bugs so he can get a job.

Indexer Notes

Titled Bunny Suit in Don R. Christensen's notes

["Hi Cicero! What's wrong?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
Cicero wants to join the Eager Beavers Boys' Club and must to a favor a day for a week to get in.

Indexer Notes

Titled Favor in Carl Fallberg's notes

["Whew! At last my walk is fwee of snow..."] (Table of Contents)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Elmer Fudd; Daffy Duck
Synopsis:
Daffy is part of the Civil Duck Patrol, bombarding duck hunters with snowballs from the air.

The Snipe Hunt (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny and Porky Pig / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig
Synopsis:
Bugs takes Porky to a ranch for a "snipe hunt," but Porky catches something entirely different.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations. A snipe hunt is a practical joke in which someone is sent to capture a creature that doesn't exist.

["Oh, Mary Jane! Where are you?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis:
Mary Jane's doll Penelope comes to life when Mary Jane makes herself small.

["What's humorous, Henery?"] (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:
Henery covers some B-Bs with dye so they'll look like chicken feed. The chickens eat the fake feed, but when Henery tries to capture them with a magnet the result isn't what he'd planned on.

["Oh, dear! Another robbery, and right in our..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tweety; Sylvester; Granny
Synopsis:
Robbers are operating in Granny's neighborhood, so she borrows a bulldog for protection.

["Papacito! What is thees thing you are doing?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pancho Vanilla / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pancho Vanilla; Papacito
Synopsis:
Pancho's father signs a contract that forces him to sell tamales when he is not bullfighting.

Do your Christmas shopping early! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Bugs Bunny (cameo); Roy Rogers (cameo); Tom (of Tom & Jerry) (cameo); Little Lulu (cameo); Lone Ranger (cameo); Woody Woodpecker (cameo); Tarzan (cameo); Gene Autry (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for Christmas gift subscriptions to Dell comics. One year subscription to any five titles for $4.50. Included is the Dell Comics Club Lucky Penny Pocketpiece. Titles available are Looney Tunes, Roy Rogers, Tom & Jerry, Little Lulu, Lone Ranger; New Funnies, Tarzan, and Gene Autry.

["Hey, Charlie, C'mere!"] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Charlie Dog; Porky Pig
Synopsis:
Charlie waters his buried bone in hopes of growing a tree that bears bones instead of fruit.

Get a new Daisy training B-B rifle... (Table of Contents)

[Red Ryder] / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks:
Fred Harman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Red Ryder

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Christmas ad for Daisy B-B rifles illustrated with drawing of Red Ryder by Fred Harman.

Foreign License Plate (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring premiums of miniature automobile license plates from foreign countries.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Collect College Pennants
  3. 2. ["You heard me, Doc! You're in the tailoring business..."]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. ["Hi Cicero! What's wrong?"]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["Whew! At last my walk is fwee of snow..."]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  6. 5. The Snipe Hunt
    Bugs Bunny and Porky Pig
  7. 6. ["Oh, Mary Jane! Where are you?"]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. ["What's humorous, Henery?"]
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. ["Oh, dear! Another robbery, and right in our..."]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. ["Papacito! What is thees thing you are doing?"]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. Do your Christmas shopping early!
  12. 11. ["Hey, Charlie, C'mere!"]
    Charlie Dog
  13. 12. Get a new Daisy training B-B rifle...
    [Red Ryder]
  14. 13. Foreign License Plate
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