(May 1954)

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:
?
Letters:
Typeset

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

Smart Egg... (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ludwig Bemelmans (signed)
Inks:
Ludwig Bemelmans (signed)
Colors:
Ludwg Bemelmans (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color; illustrated ad by Ludwig Bemelmans (of the "Madeline" children's books) for Milky Way candy bars.

["Eh---what's this? Anty-kwees?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L. + M. #151-545

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
Bugs goes to the hills to find out where a hillbilly is getting the wormwood that an antique shop is using in its furniture.

Indexer Notes

Some of the gags used are the same as those in the Bugs Bunny cartoon "Hillbilly Hare."

["Now, Porky, I want to be sure and keep..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Synopsis:
Porky tries to keep Petunia's playful dog Bouncer out of trouble.

["Meteorlogical Survey. It is possible to cause rain..."] (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:
Elmer discovers a way to make it rain by shooting ice into a cloud with a shotgun.

The Hundred-Dollar Egg (Table of Contents)

[Bugs Bunny] / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
Bugs and Elmer try to hatch a "globin" bird from a red egg.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

["Look, Mary Jane! The gophers are just ruining..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles; Mary Jane's mother (cameo)
Synopsis:
Mary Jane and Sniffles explore a gopher's tunnels and meet Gus Gopher and his family.

["Gracious! That sounds like a bear!"] (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:
A bear helps Henery and Ollie scare off Chester and Claude, bullies from the chicken yard.

["Hmm---You're still a little too heavy..."] (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:
Sylvester is on a diet to lose weight before a cat show.

Indexer Notes

Some gags from the Warner Bros. cartoons are used in the story.

["Eh? What ees this?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pancho Vanilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pancho Vanilla; Papacito
Synopsis:
Pancho and his father contend with a swarm of bees that have their nest over their doorway.

It's Free! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Bugs Bunny

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Looney Tunes and Merries Melodies comics. Rate is one year for $1.00 plus premium of wood-grained plastic picture frame.

So Many Kinds! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Desi Arnaz (cameo); Lucille Ball (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color; Ad for Whitman stand-up dolls with cutout clothes. Seven different titles are illustrated, including "I Love Lucy". Prices range from 19 cents to 98 cents.

"Spark up...to pick-off a base-runner!" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Roy Campanella
Synopsis:
Brooklyn Dodgers' catche Roy Campanella gives tips on picking off a base runner.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad in comics form for Wheaties breakfast cereal. Part of "Spark Up with Wheaties" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Smart Egg...
  3. 2. ["Eh---what's this? Anty-kwees?"]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. ["Now, Porky, I want to be sure and keep..."]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["Meteorlogical Survey. It is possible to cause rain..."]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  6. 5. The Hundred-Dollar Egg
    [Bugs Bunny]
  7. 6. ["Look, Mary Jane! The gophers are just ruining..."]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. ["Gracious! That sounds like a bear!"]
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. ["Hmm---You're still a little too heavy..."]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. ["Eh? What ees this?"]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. It's Free!
  12. 11. So Many Kinds!
  13. 12. "Spark up...to pick-off a base-runner!"
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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