(August 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
Keywords:
tandem bicycles

Indexer Notes

[Bugs and Elmer on a two-person bicycle, Bugs relaxing while Elmer pedals]

Whitman coloring 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 coloring books from Whitman Publishing Company

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover

[Fourth of July Cannon] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
L. + M. #142-538

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig; Sea Rover Sam [=Yosemite Sam]
Synopsis:
First line: "Wow, Porky! You mean you organized this whole program for the big Fourth of July celebration tomorrow?"

Indexer Notes

Title from Don R. Christensen's notes

[A visit from Huncan Dines] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; Huncan Dines; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis:
First line: "Say, mister... Aren't you Huncan Dines....the fella who writes books about the good eating-places?"

[Elmer Fudd, dogsitter] (Table of Contents)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy / comic story / 6 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, will you take care of Rover for a few hours while I'm shopping? He's no trouble at all, and you'll find he's a very good watchdog, too!"

The little bullfighter (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero Pig; Petunia Pig

Indexer Notes

Cicero Pig is listed as Petunia Pig's cousin

[The cuckoo bird] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis:
First line: "Hi, Mary Jane! I'm waiting for that cuckoo bird to pop out of your new clock... I want a word with him!"

[A craving for pheasant under glass] (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
Synopsis:
First line: "Why, Henery Hawk! You're reading a book!"

[Fireworks in the park] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; Granny
Synopsis:
First line: "Here we are, Tweety! We'll picnic near the lake, then shoot off these fireworks to celebrate the Fourth!"

[The disguised bullfighter] (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; the Rich Ranchero
Synopsis:
First line: "Ee-yow! Ouch! Help!!"

[The rocking chair horse] (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis:
First line: "I want to rent a horse that won't shy, that doesn't stop and eat grass..."

5 one year subscriptions...only $4.50 (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
none
Synopsis:
Subscription form for various Dell comic books; U.S.: $1.00 for one full year; $4.50 for five full years; 90¢ for each additional subscription; Canada: $1.20, $2.00, and $3.00; Free with each subscription is a lucky penny pocket piece

Dell comics special! A full year's subscription to any five of these famous Dell comics only $4.50 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Roy Rogers; Tom Cat; Little Lulu; the Lone Ranger; Woody Woodpecker; Tarzan; Gene Autry
Synopsis:
Free with each subscription is a lucky penny pocket piece; Partially shown are Front Covers of Tom and Jerry Comics, The Lone Ranger (1948 Series), #62 (August ), Tarzan, Walter Lantz New Funnies, Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1950 Series), #141 (July 1953), Gene Autry Comics (1943 Series), #77 (July ), Marge's Little Lulu (1948 Series), Vol. 1, No. 61 (July 1953), Roy Rogers Comics

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover

"Spark up if you want to be a catcher!" said "Yogi" Berra, star catcher, New York Yankees (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Lawrence "Yogi" Berra
Synopsis:
Ad for Wheaties cereal from General Mills

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Looney Tunes [and] Merrie Melodies
  2. 1. Whitman coloring books
  3. 2. [Fourth of July Cannon]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. [A visit from Huncan Dines]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. [Elmer Fudd, dogsitter]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  6. 5. The little bullfighter
  7. 6. [The cuckoo bird]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. [A craving for pheasant under glass]
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. [Fireworks in the park]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. [The disguised bullfighter]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. [The rocking chair horse]
    Bugs Bunny
  12. 11. 5 one year subscriptions...only $4.50
  13. 12. Dell comics special! A full year's subscription to any five of these famous Dell comics only $4.50
  14. 13. "Spark up if you want to be a catcher!" said "Yogi" Berra, star catcher, New York Yankees
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Merlin Haas