(July 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 (managing 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

[no title indexed] (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; Elmer Fudd

Indexer Notes

[Bugs skipping rope using a hose which is squirting water on Elmer]

Worth going out on a limb for-- (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
none
Synopsis:
Ad for Milky Way candy bars from the Mars Company

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover

[House Mover's House] (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tony Strobl
Job Number:
L. + M. #141-537

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
First line: "It's a bit nippy tonight, so I thought we'd have a little fire, Porky!"

Indexer Notes

Title from Don R. Christensen's notes

[Frog] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
First line: "Yes, M-Miss Smogbinder! I'll be g-glad to help him, Miss Smogbinder! Good-bye, Miss S-Smogbinder!"

Indexer Notes

Title from Don R. Christensen's notes

The puzzling string (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; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig; Elmer Fudd

[Merry-Go-Round Land] (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
Synopsis:
First line: "How do you like my new merry-go-round, Sniffles?"

[Elmer's new long-hooded limousine] (Table of Contents)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy / comic story / 5 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: "Congratulations, Mr. Fudd! You have won the grand jack pot by answering the brain twister question!"

Indexer Notes

Mentioned is Axel Duck, cousin of Daffy Duck

[Bird Scout newspaper drive] (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; Mr. Oliver Owl, Sr.; Foghorn J. Leghorn
Synopsis:
First line: "Sometimes I wonder why I ever joined the Bird Scouts! You always have to be so good!"

[A few days on the farm] (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
Synopsis:
First line: "Oh fudge! Interruptions! Interruptions! I wonder who that could be?"

[The horned lizard fight] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Pancho Vanilla; Ramón; el señor Pancho Vanilla; Angelina (daughter of the Rich Ranchero); the Rich Ranchero
Synopsis:
First line: "Your turtle is the winner, Pancho!"

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:
Ralph Heimdahl
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

Cowboys! Cowgirls! Here's fun, pardners...Western style! (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 Back Cover

Hurry! Send for this big Wheaties offer! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
none
Synopsis:
Ad for miniature auto license plates; 25¢ and one Wheaties box top for each set of 12

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Looney Tunes [and] Merrie Melodies
  2. 1. Worth going out on a limb for--
  3. 2. [House Mover's House]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. [Frog]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. The puzzling string
  6. 5. [Merry-Go-Round Land]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  7. 6. [Elmer's new long-hooded limousine]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  8. 7. [Bird Scout newspaper drive]
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. [A few days on the farm]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. [The horned lizard fight]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. Hurry! Hurry! Be the first to own the official Dell Comics Club ball point pen
  12. 11. Cowboys! Cowgirls! Here's fun, pardners...Western style!
  13. 12. Hurry! Send for this big Wheaties offer!
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