All of these reprints appear to be recolored, and are missing the "[character name] appears in [whichever] Comics" bullet that generally appeared in the last panel of each story in their original forms.
Possibly a re-drawn version of a story from one of Chesler's late 1930s comics featuring the same character.
Madden is credited on Mother Hubbard by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and this artwork match some other features credited to Madden, like "Rocket Boy", "The Unholy 3" and "Dynamic Boy". Initials signed yellow below twigs in first panel.
K-9 is gray in this reprint while he was brown in the original printing.