(April-June 1952)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
Helen Meyer
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US size
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Popeye / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bud Sagendorf
Inks:
Bud Sagendorf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl
Reprints:

House for Rent (Table of Contents)

Big Shell Sam / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bud Sagendorf (illustrations)
Inks:
Bud Sagendorf (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Big House Sam; Bud Blackshell; Cracked Shell Charlie
Synopsis:
Big House Sam is a water snail who is very proud of his shell and doesn't want to damage it playing baseball. The other team members then have to trick him into playing.
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball; snails

Indexer Notes

inside front and back covers

Here Comes the Bride!! (Table of Contents)

Popeye / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Bud Sagendorf
Pencils:
Bud Sagendorf
Inks:
Bud Sagendorf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
523

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl; J. Wellingtnn Wimpy; Sam
Synopsis:
Popeye is on vacation in the desert when he is captured by a Native American tribe. He agrees to marry the chief's daughter in order to save his life, but back at home, Olive can sense that something is wrong and arrives in time to stop the wedding.
Reprints:

"Little Kids Should Have Ice Cream!" or "Swee'Pea Gets It!" (Table of Contents)

Popeye / comic story / 9.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Bud Sagendorf
Pencils:
Bud Sagendorf
Inks:
Bud Sagendorf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Swee'Pea
Synopsis:
Popeye won't let Swee'Pea have ice cream because it is too close to dinnertime. Swee'Pea falls asleep and dreams about eating his fill of ice cream. Popeye feels bad and gets some ice cream but when Swee'Pea wakes up he doesn't want it any more.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dreams; ice cream

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

At the bottom of page 4 of the previous sequence.

Rolling Along! (Table of Contents)

Sherman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bud Sagendorf
Pencils:
Bud Sagendorf
Inks:
Bud Sagendorf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Sherman
Synopsis:
Sherman pretends to be rich and tricks a car salesman into taking him for a test drive.
Reprints:

["Good heavens!?! What is little Swee'Pea doing?"] (Table of Contents)

Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bud Sagendorf
Pencils:
Bud Sagendorf
Inks:
Bud Sagendorf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Swee'Pea; J. Wellington Wimpy
Synopsis:
Swee'pea digs a hole and hits the town water main.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

back cover

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Popeye
  2. 1. House for Rent
    Big Shell Sam
  3. 2. Here Comes the Bride!!
    Popeye
  4. 3. "Little Kids Should Have Ice Cream!" or "Swee'Pea Gets It!"
    Popeye
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Rolling Along!
    Sherman
  7. 6. ["Good heavens!?! What is little Swee'Pea doing?"]
    Popeye
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Steve B
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin