(April 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

[Odd golf ball] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks:
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; sports
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig
Synopsis:
Porky teeing off using a basketball instead of a golf ball.
Keywords:
golf

I'm takin' it easy this Easter! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["There you are, sonny... That'll be fifteen cents!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
Fred Abranz
Inks:
Fred Abranz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig; Herbie; B. B. Babbit
Synopsis:
A con artist sells a carnival to the unwitting Bugs Bunny.
Keywords:
carnival; con artist; ferris wheel; fire eating; knife throwing; roller coaster; tattooed man

Indexer Notes

Story title is The Karnival King in Christensen's notes.

["Cicero! Shut that thing off! All the n-neighbors are complaining!"] (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; Petunia Pig; Sylvester Pussycat; Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd; Professor I.O. Hammerhead
Synopsis:
Porky and Cicero are captured by Professor Hammerhead who shrinks them down to the size of mice.

["I'm an awful flop at this party! I can't play or sing womantic songs!"] (Table of Contents)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy / comic story / 7 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 tries to teach Elmer how to sing and play the piano.
Keywords:
piano

The March Lion (Table of Contents)

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; Cicero Pig

["Mommy! Please put on the light so the shadows won't show!"] (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; Big Blue Boo; Mary Jane's mother
Synopsis:
Sniffles helps Mary Jane learn to not be afraid of shadows.
Keywords:
shadow; shadow puppets

Indexer Notes

Big Blue Boo, who lives in the Land of the Blue-gray Shadows, appears to be the source of Mary Jane's magic words

["..And now for the questions on last night's homework! Henery..."] (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; Ollie Owl; Fingers Crow; Curly
Synopsis:
Henery and Ollie help the police catch two jewel thieves.
Keywords:
paperboy

["I'm going out shopping, Tweety! You be a good little birdie, and I'll have a surprise for you when I get back!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; Granny
Synopsis:
Tweety goes to a museum while Granny is away and is chased by Sylvester.
Reprints:
Keywords:
museum; stagecoach

["Ah... A seenging minstrel man!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Pancho Vanilla; el señor Pancho Vanilla; la señora Vanilla; the Rich Ranchero
Synopsis:
Little Pancho Vanilla convinces his father to become a minstrel.
Keywords:
bull; bullfighter; minstrel

Hurry! Hurry! Be the first to own the official Dell Comics Club ball point pen (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Go ahead...you can really pet the fuzzy yellow cat! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Gretchen Fraser sparks in ski race (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)