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
Colt .45 (1960 series) #7 November 1960-January 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Colt .45 (1960 series) #8 February-April 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Colt .45 (1960 series) #9 May-July 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #1 October-November 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #2 December 1961-January 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #3 March-May 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #4 June 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #5 July-September 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #6 October-December 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #7 January-March 1963 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #8 [a] April-June 1963 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #8 [b] July-September 1963 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #10 October-December 1963 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #11 January-March 1964 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #12 April-June 1964 ?
Combat (1961 series) #13 July-September 1964 ?
Combat (1961 series) #14 October-December 1964 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #15 January-March 1965 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #16 April-June 1965 ?
Combat (1961 series) #17 July-September 1965 Dell Publishing Company
Combat (1961 series) #18 October-December 1965 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #19 March 1966 ?
Combat (1961 series) #20 June 1966 ?
Combat (1961 series) #21 September 1966 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #22 December 1966 Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #23 March 1967 ?
Combat (1961 series) #24 April 1967 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #25 July 1967 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #26 October 1967 Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #27 October 1968 ?
Combat (1961 series) #28 October 1969 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #29 October 1970 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #30 January 1971 ?
Combat (1961 series) #31 April 1971 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #32 July 1971 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #33 October 1971 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #34 January 1972 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #35 April 1972 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #36 July 1972 ?
Combat (1961 series) #37 October 1972 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #38 January 1973 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #39 July 1973 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Combat (1961 series) #40 October 1973 Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #1 March-May 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #2 June-August 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #3 September-November 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #3 ["Now" cover variant] September-November 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #4 December 1958-February 1959 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #5 March-May 1959 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #6 June-August 1959 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #7 September-November 1959 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #8 December 1959-February 1960 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #9 March-May 1960 ?
Comic Album (1958 series) #10 June-August 1960 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #11 September-November 1960 ?
Comic Album (1958 series) #12 December 1960-February 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #13 March-May 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #14 June-August 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #15 September-November 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #16 December-February 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #17 March - May 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Comic Album (1958 series) #18 June-August 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Countdown (1967 series) #150 October 1967 ?
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1970 series) #1 January 1970 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1970 series) #2 May 1970 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Cracked in the Saddle (1975 series) #5003 June 1975 Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
The Creature (1963 series) #142 December-February 1963 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
The Creature (1963 series) #142 [2nd printing] August-October 1964 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #4 January-March 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #5 April-June 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #6 July-September 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #7 October-December 1956 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #8 January-March 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #9 April-June 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #10 July-September 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #11 October-December 1957 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #12 January-March 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #13 April-June 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #14 July-September 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #15 October-December 1958 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #16 January-March 1959 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy (1956 series) #17 April-June 1959 ?
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #18 July-September 1959 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #19 October-December 1959 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #20 January-March 1960 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #21 April-June 1960 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #22 July-September 1960 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #23 October-December 1960 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #24 January-March 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #25 April-June 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #26 July-September 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #27 October-December 1961 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #28 January-March 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #29 April-June 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daffy Duck (1959 series) #30 July-September 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daktari (1967 series) #1 July 1967 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daktari (1967 series) #2 November 1967 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daktari (1967 series) #3 October 1968 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Daktari (1967 series) #4 October 1969 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
David Ladd's Life Story (1962 series) #12-173-212 October-December 1962 Dell Publishing Co., Inc.