(October 1947)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Magazine [circle]
Editing:
Helen Meyer
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "MARGE'S LITTLE LULU, No. 165." Code number is L.L.O.S. #165-4710. Copyright 1947 by Marjorie H. Buell.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Lulu

[Weight and Fortune Machine] (Table of Contents)

Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Lulu
Synopsis:
Lulu gets a card from a weight and fortune machine. She likes the fortune but is unhappy with the weight.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

The Case of the Purloined Popover (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Lulu; Mr. Moppett; Mrs. Moppett; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis:
Lulu is spanked by her mother, who thinks she stole some popovers from the kitchen. Lulu tells the story to Tubby, who immediately says her father is the culprit. Tubby, with a mustache from his Junior G-Man kit, goes to Lulu's house to conduct an investigation.

Indexer Notes

This is the same format as the later "The Spider Spins Again" stories featuring Tubby, but without Tubby calling himself "The Spider."

[Intercepted Flowers] (Table of Contents)

Tubby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis:
Tubby buys some flowers to give to Lulu. Another girl sees Tubby and thinks the flowers are for her.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Alvin's Solo Flight (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Lulu; Tubby Tompkins; Alvin; Mrs. Moppett
Synopsis:
Lulu and Tubby go to the beach, but have to take Alvin along with them. Alvin manages to get lost at the beach and Lulu and Tubby try to find him.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

[Too Vivid Imagination] (Table of Contents)

Tubby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis:
Tubby stands at a bakery window and imagines eating all the goods on display. He then goes to the window of a soda shop and imagines having six sodas. All the imaginary eating gives him a stomachache.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Unwanted Attention] (Table of Contents)

Alvin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Alvin
Synopsis:
Alvin sprays himself with some of his mother's perfume, but discovers to his horror that the aroma attracts little girls.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Never Again (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Lulu; Mr. Moppett
Synopsis:
Lulu borrows her father's pipe, smokes some doll hair, and has hallucinations.

Indexer Notes

No dialogue other than three question mark balloons.

[Turnabout] (Table of Contents)

Alvin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Alvin
Synopsis:
Alvin squirts a girls with his squirt gun, causing her to cry. Ashamed, he squirts himself with the gun, which make the girl laugh.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Wild West Violin Practice] (Table of Contents)

Tubby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Tubby Tompkins; Mrs. Tompkins
Synopsis:
Tubby practices his violin while reading a wild west magazine.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black, red, and white. Pantomime story.

[Radio Violence] (Table of Contents)

Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Lulu
Synopsis:
Lulu listens happily to a violent radio program, but is upset when the villain on the show kicks a dog.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  2. 1. [Weight and Fortune Machine]
    Lulu
  3. 2. The Case of the Purloined Popover
    Little Lulu
  4. 3. [Intercepted Flowers]
    Tubby
  5. 4. Alvin's Solo Flight
    Little Lulu
  6. 5. [Too Vivid Imagination]
    Tubby
  7. 6. [Unwanted Attention]
    Alvin
  8. 7. Never Again
    Little Lulu
  9. 8. [Turnabout]
    Alvin
  10. 9. [Wild West Violin Practice]
    Tubby
  11. 10. [Radio Violence]
    Lulu
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