(September 1949)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
Eleanor Packer (managing editor); Alice Nielson Cobb (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Walt Disney's THUMPER FOLLOWS his NOSE, No. 243." Code number is THUMPER #243-499. (No "O.S." in the code number.) Copyright 1949 by Walt Disney Productions. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


Thumper Follows His Nose (Table of Contents)

Thumper / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Buettner
Inks:
Carl Buettner
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Thumper

[The Old Swimming Hole] (Table of Contents)

Thumper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Tony Strobl

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Thumper; Flower
Synopsis:
Thumper gets new bathing trunks but the swimming hole is dry.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

"Thumper Follows His Nose" (Table of Contents)

Thumper / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Pabian
Inks:
Jim Pabian
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Thumper; Big Bad Wolf; Three Bears
Synopsis:
Thumper finds the Three Bears' house and tussles with his conscience about eating the porridge. He leaves the house but runs into the Big Bad Wolf. To escape the wolf he goes back to the Bears' house and while he's there he eats all the porridge.

"The Li'l Giant" (Table of Contents)

Thumper / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Tony Strobl

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Thumper; Blossom; Patty; Wiggly Worm
Synopsis:
Thumper is depressed when he's told he's just a little bunny. Later he learns that size is relative, when he meets Wiggly Worm, to whom Thumper is a giant.

"Thumper Is a Hero" (Table of Contents)

Thumper / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Tony Strobl

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Thumper; Blossom; Flower
Synopsis:
When lumbermen and hunters threaten the forest, Thumper decides he has to do something. He puts out a fire left by careless hunters and as a reward the forest rangers declare the area a forest preserve.

[Magnetized Acorns] (Table of Contents)

Thumper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Tony Strobl

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Thumper; Friend Squirrel
Synopsis:
Friend Squirrel can't bury his acorns because he can't find them later. Thumper comes up with the idea of placing each acorn in the center of an iron nut and then finding them with a magnet.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[Hop Scotch] (Table of Contents)

Thumper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Tony Strobl

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Thumper; Friend Owl
Synopsis:
Friend Owl is trying to sleep, but Thumper is playing hopscotch and keeping him awake.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. "Hopscotch" is spelled as two words in the story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Thumper Follows His Nose
    Thumper
  2. 1. [The Old Swimming Hole]
    Thumper
  3. 2. "Thumper Follows His Nose"
    Thumper
  4. 3. "The Li'l Giant"
    Thumper
  5. 4. "Thumper Is a Hero"
    Thumper
  6. 5. [Magnetized Acorns]
    Thumper
  7. 6. [Hop Scotch]
    Thumper
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  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Merlin Haas
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  • Ken Kwilinski
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