(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:
?
Letters:
Typeset

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

Indexer Notes

[Porky teeing off using a basketball instead of a golf ball]

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Easter Bunny
Synopsis:
Ad for Milky Way candy bars from the Mars Company

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover

[Bugs Bunny, carnival owner?] (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
Synopsis:
First line: "There you are, sonny... That'll be fifteen cents!"

Indexer Notes

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

[The incredible shrinking pigs] (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
Synopsis:
First line: "Cicero! Shut that thing off! All the n-neighbors are complaining!"

[Elmer's piano playing career] (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:
First line: "I'm an awful flop at this party! I can't play or sing womantic songs!"

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

[The Land of the Blue-gray Shadows] (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
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles; Big Blue Boo; Mary Jane's mother
Synopsis:
First line: "Mommy! Please put on the light so the shadows won't show!"

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

[Capturing a jewel thief] (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; Curly
Synopsis:
First line: "..And now for the questions on last night's homework! Henery..."

[Tweety visits the museum] (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:
First line: "I'm going out shopping, Tweety! You be a good little birdie, and I'll have a surprise for you when I get back!"

[The bullfighter turned minstrel] (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:
First line: "Ah... A seenging minstrel man!"

Hurry! Hurry! Be the first to own the official Dell Comics Club ball point pen (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:
Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
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 ball point pen

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

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
none
Synopsis:
Ad for Whitman Fuzzy Wuzzy Tell-a-Tales books from Whitman Publishing Company

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover

Gretchen Fraser sparks in ski race (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Gretchen Fraser

Indexer Notes

Ad for Wheaties cereal from General Mills

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Odd golf ball]
    Looney Tunes [and] Merrie Melodies
  2. 1. I'm takin' it easy this Easter!
  3. 2. [Bugs Bunny, carnival owner?]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. [The incredible shrinking pigs]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. [Elmer's piano playing career]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  6. 5. The March Lion
  7. 6. [The Land of the Blue-gray Shadows]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. [Capturing a jewel thief]
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. [Tweety visits the museum]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. [The bullfighter turned minstrel]
    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
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Merlin Haas