(June 1950)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
?
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 "Walter Lantz ANDY PANDA in THE ISLE OF MECHANICAL MEN, No. 280. Code number is A.P.O.S. #280-506. Copyright 1950 by Walter Lantz Productions, Inc.


The Isle of Mechanical Men (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda; Hiram (robot); Charlie Chicken
Synopsis:
Hiram the robot leading Charlie on a leash and collar.
Keywords:
robots

Indexer Notes

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

[The Triumphant Mosquito] (Table of Contents)

Andy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Hall
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda
Synopsis:
First line: "Cough! Cough!"

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Isle of Mechanical Men (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Hiram (robot); Professor; Rocky
Synopsis:
A tornado snatches Andy and Charlie while they are fishing and deposits them on a strange island. The island is the hideout of an old professor and his helper Rocky. The professor is in the process of creating a robot army to conquer the world. With the assistance of Hiram, a rebel robot, Andy and Charlie cause the robot army to destroy itself.

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Charlie Has Sleeping Sickness] (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Doc Walrus; Doc Woodpecker
Synopsis:
Charlie comes down with a case of sleeping sickness and Andy has to take him to Africa so he can be bitten by a Tsetse Fly as a cure. (The first bite causes the sickness and the second one is an antidote, according to this story.) In Africa they meet Doc Woodpecker, who provides the cure.

Indexer Notes

Doc Woodpecker is identical in appearance to Woody Woodpecker, but the characters interact like they've never met before. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[How to Cure Insomnia] (Table of Contents)

Andy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Hall
Inks:
Suzanne Seaborne
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda
Synopsis:
First line: "730-731-732-733-734-"

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Getting the Right Size for a Dog Collar] (Table of Contents)

Andy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Hall
Inks:
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda
Synopsis:
First line: "Gee whiz! I wish people would stop bothering me!"

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Isle of Mechanical Men
    Andy Panda
  2. 1. [The Triumphant Mosquito]
    Andy
  3. 2. The Isle of Mechanical Men
    Andy Panda
  4. 3. [Charlie Has Sleeping Sickness]
    Andy Panda
  5. 4. [How to Cure Insomnia]
    Andy
  6. 5. [Getting the Right Size for a Dog Collar]
    Andy
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