(April 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:
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
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

[Bugs staring at something sawing its way out of a colored Easter egg]

Tell-a-Tale Books for children (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

[Battling over Bugs] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Abranz
Inks:
Fred Abranz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
L. + M. #150-544

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Yosemite Sam; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
First line: "Beat it, Fudd! This rabbit critter's mine!"
Reprints:

[Photographer's assistant] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Mr. Lenz
Synopsis:
First line: "Oh, boy! This is the opportunity I've been waiting for! 'Photographer's assistant wanted! Must be willing to travel and have strong back! See Cap Lenz, 5440 Emulsion Ave!'"

[Elmer's annual bird watching] (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: "Goin' somewhere, Fuddsy?"

Buckaroo Bunny (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

[The three-masted frigate] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles; Mary Jane's grandfather; Honest Ezra Hawkins
Synopsis:
First line: "Gee, Sniffles--I've always wanted to explore this lake!"

[Everybody wants something] (Table of Contents)

Henery Hawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vivie Risto
Inks:
Vivie Risto
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vivie Risto

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Henery Hawk; Foghorn J. Leghorn
Synopsis:
First line: "Never fear, ladies! I say, your children are safe as long as I'm on the job!"

[Gazo the Great, hypnotist] (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; Gazo the Great
Synopsis:
First line: "Ali-kazootz! You are now a cat!"

[The silent whistle] (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; Chavez Ravine (villain)
Synopsis:
First line: "Pancho! How can you stand there whittling when our watchdog has escape?"

Look, doc--a free gift! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
Ad and subscription blank 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 blue and red vinyl plastic wallet

For that trip into space... for pep and good eating" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
none
Synopsis:
Ad for Baby Ruth candy bar from Curtiss

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
none
Synopsis:
Ad for miniature solid steel 1954 license plates from Wheaties cereal from General Mills; 25¢ and one Wheaties boxtop per set of 12

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Looney Tunes [and] Merrie Melodies
  2. 1. Tell-a-Tale Books for children
  3. 2. [Battling over Bugs]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. [Photographer's assistant]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. [Elmer's annual bird watching]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  6. 5. Buckaroo Bunny
  7. 6. [The three-masted frigate]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. [Everybody wants something]
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. [Gazo the Great, hypnotist]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. [The silent whistle]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. Look, doc--a free gift!
  12. 11. For that trip into space... for pep and good eating"
  13. 12. Send for this big Wheaties offer now!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Merlin Haas