(January 1954)

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:
Helen Meyer (Editor); 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)

Bugs Bunny / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks:
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; sports
Characters:
Elmer Fudd; Bugs Bunny
Keywords:
basketball; stilts

Indexer Notes

[Bugs playing basketball on stilts]

The same to you...and many of 'em!" (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

[Lots of peace and quiet] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
L. + M. #147-541

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
First line: "You'll work for the cawwots you took fwom my hotel kitchen, or I'll blast you, wabbit!"

[Porky's interrupted sleep] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig
Synopsis:
First line: "Golly, I'm tired! It's been a rough week! I'm going to take a hot bath and sleep for two days!"

Indexer Notes

Title in Carl Fallberg's notes is Sleep

["Goin' away, Fuddsy?"] (Table of Contents)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy Duck / 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
Keywords:
hunting; Lake Mallard

Santa Claus Junior (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

[Pack rat trouble] (Table of Contents)

Mary Jane and Sniffles / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis:
First line: "This you've gotta see!"

[Lifesaving merit badges] (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; Mr. Oliver Owl, Sr.; Ollie Owl; Ozzie Ostrich; Mabel (a hen); Foghorn J. Leghorn
Synopsis:
First line: "Whee! This Scout hat sails just like a boomerang!"

[Come in out of the cold] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis:
First line: "Ooh! I'm fweezing! I better find me a nice, warm home before it too late!"
Reprints:

[The end of the rainbow] (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; Chavez Ravine (villain)
Synopsis:
First line: "Bah! How you like thees? My son calmly reads fairy tales while I am shaking een my boots!"
Reprints:

Parents! Give Dell comic gift subscriptions! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Ad and subscription blank for various Dell comics; Shown (Walter Lantz New Funnies completely, others partially) are Front Covers of Walter Lantz New Funnies (1946 Series), Vol. 1, No. 203 (January 1954), Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1950 Series), #147 (January 1954), Tom and Jerry Comics (1949 Series) Vol. 1, No. 114 (January 1954), Roy Rogers Comics, Tarzan, Gene Autry Comic, The Lone Ranger, and Marge's Little Lulu; Free with each subscription is a lucky penny pocket piece.

["Porky, may I borrow your car? I have some shopping to do!"] (Table of Contents)

Petunia Pig / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Petunia Pig; Porky Pig
Keywords:
automobiles

Indexer Notes

Lower tier filled by Dell Statement of Account

Statement...showing the ownership, management, and circulation of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies...for October 1, 1953. (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

No circulation figures given.
George T. Delacorte Jr.; Helen Meyer; Margarita Delacorte; John C. Weber

["Ready for your first piano lesson, Cicero?"] (Table of Contents)

Cicero Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover

"Spark up! fake out that pass defender!" said Tom Fears, star end, Los Angeles Rams (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Tom Fears
Synopsis:
Ad for Wheaties cereal from General Mills

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bugs Bunny
  2. 1. The same to you...and many of 'em!"
  3. 2. [Lots of peace and quiet]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. [Porky's interrupted sleep]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["Goin' away, Fuddsy?"]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy Duck
  6. 5. Santa Claus Junior
    Cicero Pig
  7. 6. [Pack rat trouble]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. [Lifesaving merit badges]
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. [Come in out of the cold]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. [The end of the rainbow]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. Parents! Give Dell comic gift subscriptions!
  12. 11. ["Porky, may I borrow your car? I have some shopping to do!"]
    Petunia Pig
  13. 12. Statement...showing the ownership, management, and circulation of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies...for October 1, 1953.
  14. 13. ["Ready for your first piano lesson, Cicero?"]
    Cicero Pig
  15. 14. "Spark up! fake out that pass defender!" said Tom Fears, star end, Los Angeles Rams
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
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