1942 ? - 1974 ?
Number of Issues:
5804

Used brand emblems:

Brand Emblem Name Issues Year Began Year Ended Notes
A Dell Book 31 1944 1945 Emblem has "Dell" in the center of a square made up of the words "A Dell Book" running horizontally and vertically.
A Dell Comic 1069 1944 1952 Emblem has "Dell" in the center of a square made up of the words "A Dell Comic" running horizontally and vertically. This is an overprint with the background colors showing through. Used in 1944-45 and again in 1948-52. "A Dell Magazine" brand was used in 1946-47. The "A Dell Comic" brand was replaced by a solid color box with "Dell Comic" in late 1952.
A Dell Magazine 155 1944 1948 Emblem has "Dell" in the center of a square made up of the words "A Dell Magazine" running horizontally and vertically. In late 1945, it switched to an emblem that had the words "A Dell Magazine" in a circle around the comic's price. An overprint with the background colors showing through.
A Dell Magazine [circle] 257 1945 1948 Words "A Dell Magazine" in a circle surrounding the price.
Dell 2030 1955 1961 The word Dell in san serif inside a dotted box.
Dell A Giant Comic 20
Dell A Movie Classic 23 1955 1959 Dell in a solid color box with "A Movie Classic" in a different color box under it. Not the same as the later "Dell Movie Classic" brand.
Dell Book 2
Dell Comic 699 1952 1955
Dell Comic A Movie Classic 4 1954 1955
Dell Comic [sans serif] 129 1953 1955
Dell Dell Dell 4 1950 1950
Dell Exciting Adventure 64 1960 1961
Dell First Edition 5 1955 1963
Dell Fun Book 1 1953 1953
Dell Giant 48
Dell Giant Comics 13 "Dell" in symmetrical corner box, "Giant" with each block letter in its own irregular box running down front cover edge near spine, "Comics" in script in irregular box in lower left corner of front cover.
Dell Magazine [sans serif] 4 1953 1955
Dell Movie Classic 27 1959 1961 Not to be confused with the brand "Dell Comic A Movie Classic" and other Dell books that have one of the other Dell brands and the words "Movie Classic" somewhere outside the logo.
Dell Mystery 2 1960 Dell stamp with Mystery added.
Dell Nature Classic 5 1955 1957
Dell Publishing Co. 4 1942 1942 "Dell Publishing Co." on a banner above two children on a winged horse. Very short-lived.
Dell Special 1
Dell Surprise Books 12 1950 1950 The brand appears on the back cover of these items.
Dell TV Adventure 18 1960 1960
Dell TV Comedy 4 1960 Dell stamp with TV Comedy added.
Dell TV Mystery 2 1960 Standard Dell Stamp with TV Mystery added.
Dell Western Adventure 65 1960 1961
Dell [block] 38 1956 1974
Dell [Book Box] 2 Used on paperback books, printed the word DELL with the series number and sometimes the price of the book underneath in a box together.
Dell [post-split] 685 1962 1973 The word Dell in san serif type, in a box with the price.
Dell [stamp] 342 1961 1969 The word Dell surrounded by a serrated border line, designed to look like a postage stamp.
Dell; Movie Classic [separate text] 21 1962 1969 This brand has the words separate from (NOT included in) the "Dell" box. There are three minor variations: "Movie-Classic" with hyphen, "A Movie Classic", and just "Movie", used only on a couple of issues each.
Giant Dell Comic 18 Used on several of the 100 Dell giants.
Issue Publication Date Indicia Publisher
Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1959 series) #151 July-September 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1959 series) #152 October-December 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1959 series) #153 January-March 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1959 series) #154 April-June 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1959 series) #155 July-September 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Air War Stories (1964 series) #1 September - November 1964 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Air War Stories (1964 series) #2 December-February 1965 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Air War Stories (1964 series) #3 March-May 1965 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Air War Stories (1964 series) #4 June-August 1965 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Air War Stories (1964 series) #5 September-November 1965 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Air War Stories (1964 series) #6 February 1966 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Air War Stories (1964 series) #7 May 1966 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Air War Stories (1964 series) #8 August 1966 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alice in Wonderland (1950 series) 1950 ?
Alley Oop (1962 series) #1 December 1962-February 1963 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alley Oop (1962 series) #2 September-November 1963 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #[1] October - December 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #2 January-March 1963 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #3 April-June 1963 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #4 July-September [1963] Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #5 October - December 1963 ?
Alvin (1962 series) #6 January-March 1964 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #7 April-June 1964 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #8 July-September 1964 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #9 October-December 1964 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #10 January-March 1965 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #11 April-June 1965 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #12 July-September 1965 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #13 October-December 1965 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #14 March 1966 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #15 June 1966 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #16 September 1966 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #17 December 1966 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #18 March 1967 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #19 May 1967 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #20 October 1969 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #21 October 1970 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #22 October 1971 ?
Alvin (1962 series) #23 January 1972 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #24 April 1972 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #25 July 1972 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #26 October 1972 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #27 July 1973 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin (1962 series) #28 October 1973 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin and His Pals in Merry Christmas with Clyde Crashcup and Leonardo (1963 series) #1 December 1963-February 1964 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Alvin for President (1964 series) #1 August-October 1964 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Andy Hardy (1954 series) #5 February-April 1954 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Andy Hardy (1954 series) #6 September-November 1954 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #2 May-July 1955 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #3 August-October 1955 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #4 November 1955-January 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #5 February-April 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #6 May-July 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #7 August-October 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #8 November 1956-January 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #9 February-April 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #10 May-July 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #11 August-October 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #12 November 1957-January 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #13 February-April 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #14 May-July 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #15 August-October 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Angel (1954 series) #16 November 1958-January 1959 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #7 February-March 1944 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #8 April-May 1944 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #9 June-July 1944 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #10 August-September 1944 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #11 October-November 1944 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #12 December 1944-January 1945 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #13 February-March 1945 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #14 April-May 1945 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #15 June-July 1945 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #16 August-September 1945 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #17 October-November 1945 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #18 December 1945-January 1946 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #19 February-March 1946 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #20 April-May 1946 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #21 June-July 1946 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #22 August-September 1946 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #23 October-November 1946 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #24 December 1946-January 1947 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #25 February-March 1947 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #26 April-May 1947 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #27 June-July 1947 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #28 August-September 1947 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #29 October-November 1947 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Animal Comics (1942 series) #30 December 1947-January 1948 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #4 July-September 1955 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #5 October-December 1955 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #6 January-March 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #7 April-June 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #8 July-September 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #9 October-December 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #10 January-March 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #11 April-June 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #12 July-September 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #13 October-December 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #14 January-March 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #15 April-June 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Annie Oakley & Tagg (1955 series) #16 July-September 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.