(April 1953)

Dell, 1946 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
Chase Craig (managing editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color
Full Color Covers and Interiors
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter

I'm Takin' It Easy This Easter! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Mars; Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N.F. #194-534
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Splinter! Knothead! Come in and do your homework.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; The Tigers (Drooly; Snapper; Pappy) (villains)
Synopsis
Woody uses a "Man from Mars" outfit to try to scare the Tigers into reforming.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Andy Panda / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah, that must be the comrade waiting for me!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken
Synopsis
While visiting Lisbon, Portugal, Andy and Charlie become involved with espionage involving communist spies and American atomic secrets.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That was a swell movie!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Tackhammer; Gorilla Smith; Ratface
Synopsis
Tackhammer forgets the key to his house. As he and Woody are trying to gain entry, a pair of bank robbers spot them and assume they are burglars. The crooks force Woody and Tackhammer to assist them on a bank robbery.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Homer Pigeon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Del Connell
Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
Vivie Risto
Colors
?
Letters
Vivie Risto

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! Here's another piece of string to add to my collection!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Homer Pigeon; Carrie; Red Cardinal; The Great McGurk
Synopsis
Homer and Red compete at games at a carnival to try to impress Carrie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Charlie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White
Inks
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors
?
Letters
Suzanne Seaborne

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha-ha! Shh!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Charlie Chicken
Synopsis
Charlie gets thrown out of a library for laughing while reading funny stories and crying while reading sad stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Charlie Chicken / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Charlie. What are you doing - painting pictures?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Charlie Chicken; Billy Goat; Piggy Pig; Dopey Dog; Silly Mouse
Synopsis
Charlie opens a school with a guarantee that students will learn or get double their money back.

A Bird's Best Friend (Table of Contents: 8)

Woody Woodpecker / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Peanuts
Synopsis
Knothead and Splinter beg Woody to let them keep a squirrel as a pet.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White
Inks
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors
?
Letters
Suzanne Seaborne

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Waw! My gosh!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd; Wllie Woodchuck; Rocky Woodchuck
Synopsis
Floyd and Lloyd arrange a boxing match between Oswald and Willie Woodchuck's father, which they hold in Oswald's basement.

Free to New Dell Comics Club Members Only (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Go Ahead...You Can Really Pet the Fuzzy Yellow Cat! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gretchen Fraser Sparks in Ski Race (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Woody Woodpecker
  2. 1. I'm Takin' It Easy This Easter!
    Mars; Milky Way
  3. 2. ["Splinter! Knothead! Come in and do your homework."]
    Woody Woodpecker
  4. 3. ["Ah, that must be the comrade waiting for me!"]
    Andy Panda
  5. 4. ["That was a swell movie!"]
    Woody Woodpecker
  6. 5. ["Oh, boy! Here's another piece of string to add to my collection!"]
    Homer Pigeon
  7. 6. ["Ha-ha! Shh!"]
    Charlie
  8. 7. ["Hi, Charlie. What are you doing - painting pictures?"]
    Charlie Chicken
  9. 8. A Bird's Best Friend
    Woody Woodpecker
  10. 9. ["Waw! My gosh!"]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  11. 10. Free to New Dell Comics Club Members Only
  12. 11. Go Ahead...You Can Really Pet the Fuzzy Yellow Cat!
  13. 12. Gretchen Fraser Sparks in Ski Race
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Joey Beretta
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen