(March 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 (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

[Street sweeper] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

[Bugs sweeping trash down a manhole that Elmer is working in]

Man with a winning "way" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
none
Synopsis:
Ad for Milky Way candy bars from the Mars Company

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover

[A study of rabbits] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Carey

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
First line: "Funny! I keep having the feeling I'm being watched!"

Indexer Notes

Story title is Bugs and Naturalist in Christensen's notes.

[The escaped man-eating tiger] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
First line: "Gosh, Porky! Are you looking up vacation spots already?"

[The animal cracker lion] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tubby Millar

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles; Mary Jane's mother
Synopsis:
First line: "Oh, dear! The radio says it will rain all day! That means I'll have to stay inside!"

[Henery's violin solo] (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; children
Characters:
Henery Hawk; Mrs. Henery K. Hawk, Sr.; Ollie Owl
Synopsis:
First line: "How do you do, Mr. Jay! Come right in!"

Bugs Bunny's Fortune (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Mentioned is the late Hopper Alonzo Rabbit, uncle of Bugs Bunny

[Elmer's old tire problem] (Table of Contents)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
Phil de Lara
Inks:
Phil de Lara
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Elmer Fudd; Daffy Duck
Synopsis:
First line: "I'd like to accept a twaveling salesman job with your company, Mister Miggles. But.. Well...There are weasons."

Indexer Notes

Story listed as Tire Trouble in Christensen's notes.

[Granny needs a mouse-catching cat] (Table of Contents)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; Granny
Synopsis:
First line: "I'm afraid that won't do any good, Tweety! We'll just have to get a cat!"

[A roller-skating bullfighter] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Pancho Vanilla; el seƱor Pancho Vanilla
Synopsis:
First line: "Here are new rolling skates for you, leetle Pancho! And after thees bool fights, you weel have many more playthings!"

Indexer Notes

Initialed "G. T." (for Gil Turner) in splash panel, lower left, and "T. Mc" (for art director Tom McKimson), upper right.

A terrific offer! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Subscription ad for Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies and the Dell Comics Club; 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

Picture puzzles are fun for everyone! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Goofy; Howdy Doody; Roy Rogers
Synopsis:
Ad for Whitman jigsaw puzzles from Whitman Publishing Company

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover

Sid Abel sparks in hockey duel! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
The Chicago Black Hawks; Sid Abel

Indexer Notes

Ad for Wheaties cereal from General Mills

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Street sweeper]
    Looney Tunes [and] Merrie Melodies
  2. 1. Man with a winning "way"
  3. 2. [A study of rabbits]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. [The escaped man-eating tiger]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. [The animal cracker lion]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  6. 5. [Henery's violin solo]
    Henery Hawk
  7. 6. Bugs Bunny's Fortune
    Bugs Bunny
  8. 7. [Elmer's old tire problem]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  9. 8. [Granny needs a mouse-catching cat]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. [A roller-skating bullfighter]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. A terrific offer!
  12. 11. Picture puzzles are fun for everyone!
  13. 12. Sid Abel sparks in hockey duel!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Alberto Becattini
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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