Four Color #41 - Mother Goose and Nursery Rhyme Comics
(April 1944)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine
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 "MOTHER GOOSE and NURSERY RHYME COMICS, No. 41." Code number is NROS- 444. (No issue number in code number.) Copyright 1944 by Oscar Lebeck.


Mother Goose and Nursery Rhyme Comics (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Reprints
Keywords
cradles; infants; songbirds; squirrels

Rock-a-Bye Baby (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Rock-a-Bye Baby."

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, blue, and white. Text and illustrations.

There Was an Old Woman (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe."

Indexer Notes

text and illustrations.

Ding Dong Bell (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Little Tommy Green; Little Tommy Stout
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Ding, Dong, Bell."

Ride, Baby, Ride (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Ride, Baby, Ride."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Curly Locks, Curly Locks (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Curly Locks, Curly Locks."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Two Little Kittens (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Two Little Kittens."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Polly Flinders (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Polly Flinders
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Polly Flinders."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Old Mother Hubbard (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Old Mother Hubbard
Synopsis
Extended version of the nursery rhyme "Old Mother Hubbard."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations. Stanzas 1, 4, 10, 14, and 15 of the 1805 version are illustrated.

A Little Pig Found a Fifty Dollar Note (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "A Little Pig Found a Fifty Dollar Note."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Wee Willie Winkie (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
William Miller (original rhyme)
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Wee Willie Winkie
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Wee Willie Winkie."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations. Wording is slightly modified from 1841 original.

Little Miss Muffet (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Little Miss Muffet
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Little Miss Muffet."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Who Stole the Bird's Nest? (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mrs. L. M. Child
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Abridged version of the poem "Who Stole the Bird's Nest?"
Reprints
  • from "The Living Age" (Littell, Son and Co.,) Volume 10 (1846) [poem]

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

The Old Woman (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "The Old Woman."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Old King Cole (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Old King Cole
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Old King Cole."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

A Little Cockerel (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "A Little Cockerel."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Three Little Kittens (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Three Little Kittens
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "The Three Little Kittens."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Little Boy Blue (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Little Boy Blue
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Little Boy Blue."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

The Cat and the Fiddle (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "The Cat and the Fiddle."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations. Nursery rhyme also goes by the title "Hey, Diddle, Diddle."

The Little Sparrow (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Boy and the Sparrow."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

The North Wind (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "The North Wind."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Sing a Song of Sixpence (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Sing a Song of Sixpence."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

A Dillar, a Dollar (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "A Dillar, A Dollar."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Pussy Cat (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Humpty Dumpty (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Humpty Dumpty
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Humpty Dumpty."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Jack and Jill (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jack; Jill
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Jack and Jill."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations. Three stanzas of the rhyme are illustrated.

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
[Traditional song]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Nine stanzas of the song "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Hickory, Dickory, Dock (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Hickory, Dickory, Dock."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Bring Out the Carriage (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Bring Out the Carriage."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Deedle, Deedle Dumpling (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Deedle, Deedle Dumpling."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations. Also goes by the title "Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling."

To Bed, to Bed (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "To Bed, to Bed."

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater."

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; Black, blue, and white. Text and illustrations.

Little Jack Horner (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
[Traditional]
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Little Jack Horner
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme "Little Jack Horner."

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Text and illustrations.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mother Goose and Nursery Rhyme Comics
  2. 1. Rock-a-Bye Baby
  3. 2. There Was an Old Woman
  4. 3. Ding Dong Bell
  5. 4. Ride, Baby, Ride
  6. 5. Curly Locks, Curly Locks
  7. 6. Two Little Kittens
  8. 7. Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
  9. 8. Polly Flinders
  10. 9. Old Mother Hubbard
  11. 10. A Little Pig Found a Fifty Dollar Note
  12. 11. Wee Willie Winkie
  13. 12. Little Miss Muffet
  14. 13. Who Stole the Bird's Nest?
  15. 14. The Old Woman
  16. 15. Old King Cole
  17. 16. A Little Cockerel
  18. 17. Three Little Kittens
  19. 18. Little Boy Blue
  20. 19. The Cat and the Fiddle
  21. 20. The Little Sparrow
  22. 21. The North Wind
  23. 22. Sing a Song of Sixpence
  24. 23. A Dillar, a Dollar
  25. 24. Pussy Cat
  26. 25. Humpty Dumpty
  27. 26. Jack and Jill
  28. 27. Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush
  29. 28. Hickory, Dickory, Dock
  30. 29. Bring Out the Carriage
  31. 30. Deedle, Deedle Dumpling
  32. 31. To Bed, to Bed
  33. 32. Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater
  34. 33. Little Jack Horner
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