(December 1948)

Wilson Publishing, 1947 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Colour
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

This is an abridged reprint of Dell Four Color #205. The Dell issue has 52 pages, this reprint has only 36. Information for this index from Terry Meister via GCD Error Tracker #3753 (April 24, 2010).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Santa Claus Funnies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Colors:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Santa Claus
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Cover is identical to original except for "Canadian Edition - December - CDL" in upper right corner.

[Blank Pages] (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

The inside front and inside back covers are blank.

Ticky Tack the Littlest Reindeer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Santa Claus; Ticky Tack (reindeer); Shortbread (elf); Mrs. Claus
Synopsis:
Ticky Tack, a tiny reindeer, is too small to pull Santa's sleigh. One Christmas Santa forgets a toy sleigh and Ticky Tack and Shortbread the elf deliver it to its destination.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Illustrations with text underneath.

Dear Santa (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Santa Claus
Synopsis:
Santa has to devise a way to deliver presents undersea to Willie and Billie Octopus.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

The Three Kings (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (credited)
Pencils:
Arthur E. Jameson
Inks:
Arthur E. Jameson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Melchior; Gaspar; Balthasar; Mary of Nazareth; the Christ child
Synopsis:
How the three kings brought gifts to the newborn Christ child.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Panels with text underneath. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Christmas in Many Lands (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur E. Jameson
Inks:
Arthur E. Jameson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Christmas customs in different cultures.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Petey Parrot's Christmas (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Noonan
Inks:
Dan Noonan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Petey Parrot; Santa Claus
Synopsis:
Petey Parrot decides to play Santa for the mice children in his house.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Santa's Sea Trip (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur E. Jameson
Inks:
Arthur E. Jameson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters:
Santa Claus
Synopsis:
In the early 1800s, a storm threatens to keep a frigate from reaching port for Christmas. Santa investigates, but is thrown from his sled by the storm and has to be rescued by the crew of the ship.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Merry Christmas (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A poem about angels.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Text and illustrations. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Santa Claus Funnies
  2. 1. [Blank Pages]
  3. 2. Ticky Tack the Littlest Reindeer
  4. 3. Dear Santa
  5. 4. The Three Kings
  6. 5. Christmas in Many Lands
  7. 6. Petey Parrot's Christmas
  8. 7. Santa's Sea Trip
  9. 8. Merry Christmas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Merlin Haas