(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)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Odd golf ball]
    Looney Tunes [and] Merrie Melodies
  2. 1. I'm takin' it easy this Easter!
  3. 2. ["There you are, sonny... That'll be fifteen cents!"]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. ["Cicero! Shut that thing off! All the n-neighbors are complaining!"]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["I'm an awful flop at this party! I can't play or sing womantic songs!"]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  6. 5. The March Lion
  7. 6. ["Mommy! Please put on the light so the shadows won't show!"]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. ["..And now for the questions on last night's homework! Henery..."]
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. ["I'm going out shopping, Tweety! You be a good little birdie, and I'll have a surprise for you when I get back!"]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. ["Ah... A seenging minstrel man!"]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. Hurry! Hurry! Be the first to own the official Dell Comics Club ball point pen
  12. 11. Go ahead...you can really pet the fuzzy yellow cat!
  13. 12. Gretchen Fraser sparks in ski race
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Merlin Haas