(June 1953)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[Carrot smoke signals] (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 dressed as an Indian and sending carrot shaped smoke signals]

Everybody loves Tell-a-Tale books (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 Tell-a-Tale books from Whitman Publishing Company

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover

[Hiya, Porky, ol' pal!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis:
Bugs soaks up an electrical charge causing him to shock everybody he touches.

["P-Petunia! Get ready to be a queen!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
Porky enters Petunia in a bathing beauty contest, only problem is Petunia doesn't know how to swim.

Indexer Notes

Story listed as Non-Bathing Beauty in Christensen's notes.

["I hear someone crying in your closet, Mary Jane!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles; Moth Girl
Synopsis:
Moth Girl wants to be a colorful butterfly.

["No, Henery, I haven't the time to indulge in a game of baseball today!"] (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; Miss Prissy Hen
Synopsis:
Ollie Owl builds the chickens a secret weapon to use against Henery.
Keywords:
baseball

Cicero's Wonderful Surprise (Table of Contents)

Cicero Pig / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero Pig; Elmer Fudd; Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Hyacinth (aunt of Petunia Pig); Bugs Bunny

["Gracious! I almost forgot... today is the day!"] (Table of Contents)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Elmer Fudd; Daffy Duck; Hoiman the Toyman
Synopsis:
Elmer and Daffy enter a yo-yo contest.
Keywords:
yo-yo

["I'm tired of eating plain ol' birdseed!"] (Table of Contents)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; Granny
Synopsis:
Tweety Bird gains super-strength from adding a strong onion to his birdseed.

["Isn't this fun, Pancho?"] (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; Angelina (daughter of the Rich Ranchero); el seƱor Pancho Vanilla
Synopsis:
Little Panco Vanilla's father needs help with his bullfighting.
Keywords:
bullfighting; matador

["Who did that?"] (Table of Contents)

Cicero / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero Pig; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
Cicero accidentally hits Elmer with a baseball.
Keywords:
baseball; scarecrow

Bugs Bunny's free gift for you! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley (poster)
Inks:
Dan Gormley (poster)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; Oswald the Rabbit; Krazy Kat; Porky Pig; Andy Panda; Woody Woodpecker; Lone Ranger; Tarzan; Roy Rogers; Gene Autry; Popeye; Tubby; Little Lulu; Little Iodine; Henry
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 full-color group picture of Dell Comic characters

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover

"Scooter" Phil Rizzuto sparks Yankees (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
"Scooter" Phil Rizzuto
Keywords:
baseball; New York Yankees

Indexer Notes

Ad for Wheaties cereal from General Mills on the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Carrot smoke signals]
    Looney Tunes [and] Merrie Melodies
  2. 1. Everybody loves Tell-a-Tale books
  3. 2. [Hiya, Porky, ol' pal!"]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. ["P-Petunia! Get ready to be a queen!"]
    Porky Pig and Petunia
  5. 4. ["I hear someone crying in your closet, Mary Jane!"]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  6. 5. ["No, Henery, I haven't the time to indulge in a game of baseball today!"]
    Henery Hawk
  7. 6. Cicero's Wonderful Surprise
    Cicero Pig
  8. 7. ["Gracious! I almost forgot... today is the day!"]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  9. 8. ["I'm tired of eating plain ol' birdseed!"]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. ["Isn't this fun, Pancho?"]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. ["Who did that?"]
    Cicero
  12. 11. Bugs Bunny's free gift for you!
  13. 12. "Scooter" Phil Rizzuto sparks Yankees
    Wheaties
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