(May 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

[Carrot umbrella] (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

Indexer Notes

[Bugs carrying an umbrella with carrots tied to its ribs]

These Whitman Books are just for fun! (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 various books from Whitman Publishing Company

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover

The "Easter Eggspert" (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; the Easter Bunny; Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Miss Prissy Hen; Yosemite Sam
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

[A problem with gophers] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Herman (a gopher); Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
First line: "Oh, b-boy! With this new power mower, I ought to be able to cut my grass in a jiffy!"

[Elmer Fudd, sculptor] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil de Lara
Inks:
Phil de Lara
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Elmer Fudd; Daffy Duck
Synopsis:
First line: "Mr. Fudd, we're here for an interview about the statue you're entering in the big art exhibit!"

The Key to Trouble (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

[A visit to Honey Valley] (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
Synopsis:
First line: "Quick, Mary Jane, make yourself small...We have a journey ahead of us!"

[Bird Scout Good Deed Day] (Table of Contents)

Henery Hawk / comic story / 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; Mr. Oliver Owl, Sr.; Ozzie Ostrich
Synopsis:
First line: "Where are you going with the groceries, Ollie?"

[The birdseed horder] (Table of Contents)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 5 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: "Dear me! Dear me! What am I going to do? Every store in town is sold out of birdseed! What will poor Tweety have to eat?"

[My son, the pottery maker] (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 seƱor Pancho Vanilla; the Rich Ranchero; Angelina (daughter of the Rich Ranchero); Chavez Ravine (villain)
Synopsis:
First line: "Little Pancho! How can you do thees terrible theeng to your dear papacito?"

[Tit for tat] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
First line: "Ah-h... My target for today... That mean ol' bumbly bee!"

Look here, doc! The Dell Comics Club lucky penny pocket piece! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley ?
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 lucky penny pocket piece

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover

Get 'em at your grocer's now! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
none
Synopsis:
Ad for miniature auto license plates attached to special packages of Wheaties cereal from General Mills

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Carrot umbrella]
    Looney Tunes [and] Merrie Melodies
  2. 1. These Whitman Books are just for fun!
  3. 2. The "Easter Eggspert"
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. [A problem with gophers]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. [Elmer Fudd, sculptor]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  6. 5. The Key to Trouble
  7. 6. [A visit to Honey Valley]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. [Bird Scout Good Deed Day]
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. [The birdseed horder]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. [My son, the pottery maker]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. [Tit for tat]
    Bugs Bunny
  12. 11. Look here, doc! The Dell Comics Club lucky penny pocket piece!
  13. 12. Get 'em at your grocer's now!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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