(December 1951)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
A 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

[Roast turkey and carrots] (Table of Contents)

Looney Tunes [and] Merrie Melodies / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig
Synopsis:
Bugs enjoying a plate of roast carrots.
Keywords:
carrot; turkey

["Just what ya need, doc! A dog!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover; black and white

["G-Golly! That sure was a wonderful Thanksgiving d-dinner!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Carey
Job Number:
L. + M. #122-5112

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig; Porky Pig
Synopsis:
Bugs decides to create a fat-reducing business to help people after the Thanksgiving holiday, and he decides Porky would be a good subject on which to test his fat reducing methods.
Keywords:
dieting; medicine ball; Thanksgiving

["M-must be a mistake! This letter isn't f-for me!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Charley Dog; Mrs. Dog (mother of Charley Dog); Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
Charley Dog's mother comes for a visit.

Indexer Notes

Charley Dog can already talk, even though he isn't sent away to Canine College to learn how to talk until #126 (April 1952), where his name is spelled Charlie!

["Hooway! The ducks are starting to fly south for the winter!"] (Table of Contents)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy / comic story / 5 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 decides he is not flying south for the winter and ends up frozen in the lake.

Christmas Tree Trouble (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig; Petunia Pig

["You're a good girl, Mary Jane, to share your toys with less fortunate children!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles; Mary Jane's mother; Santa Claus; Snappy; Inspector Snippy; Jack in the Box
Synopsis:
Mary Jane, Sniffles and Jack in the Box travel to the north pole and visit Santa Claus and his toymakers.

["Hey, Ollie! Why the glum look?"] (Table of Contents)

Henery Hawk / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vivie Risto
Inks:
Vivie Risto
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vivie Risto

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Henery Hawk; Ollie Owl; the Mayor of Birdville
Synopsis:
Henry helps Ollie save the tree he lives in from being cut down for a new highway.

Indexer Notes

A list of forty signatures presented to the Mayor of Birdville includes comic characters and also the names of Carl Barks, Del Connell, Chase Craig, Tom McKimson, Vivie Risto, Cal Dalton, Jack Taylor, Leroy Hooper, Carl [von] Buettner, Wes Bennett, and Jack Carey

Cut here (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Petunia Pig; Porky Pig; Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd; Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
Subscription form for Looney Tunes and Merries Melodies; U.S.: 12 issues for $1.00; 24 issues for $1.85; 36 issues for $2.70; Canada: $1.20, $2.00, and $3.00; Free with each subscription is a gold-plated key ring

Bugs Bunny Banter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Elmer Fudd; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
Bugs throws a snowball at Elmer Fudd.

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover; black and white

Use this form for Christmas gift subscriptions (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
none
Synopsis:
Gift subscription blank for Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies; U.S.: 12 issues for $1.00; 24 issues for $1.85; 36 issues for $2.70; Canada: $1.20, $2.00, and $3.00; Free with each subscription is a gold-plated key holder

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover; black and white

A Christmas offer! to readers of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Heimdahl; ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Santa Claus; Elmer Fudd; Porky Pig; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
Ad for gift subscriptions to Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies and the Dell Comics Club; Five subscriptions for $4.00; Free with each subscription is a gold-plated key holder; Shown are Front and Back Covers of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1950 Series), #122 (December 1951)

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Roast turkey and carrots]
    Looney Tunes [and] Merrie Melodies
  2. 1. ["Just what ya need, doc! A dog!"]
    Bugs Bunny Bafflers
  3. 2. ["G-Golly! That sure was a wonderful Thanksgiving d-dinner!"]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. ["M-must be a mistake! This letter isn't f-for me!"]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["Hooway! The ducks are starting to fly south for the winter!"]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  6. 5. Christmas Tree Trouble
  7. 6. ["You're a good girl, Mary Jane, to share your toys with less fortunate children!"]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. ["Hey, Ollie! Why the glum look?"]
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. Cut here
  10. 9. Bugs Bunny Banter
  11. 10. Use this form for Christmas gift subscriptions
  12. 11. A Christmas offer! to readers of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Alberto Becattini
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Merlin Haas