Four Color #45 - Raggedy Ann
(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 "RAGGEDY ANN, No. 45." No code number. Copyright 1944 by Johnny Gruelle Company.

Raggedy Ann, no. 45. © May 16, 1944
As per Catalog of Copyright Entries 1944 Pamphlets, Leaflets, Etc. New Series Vol 41 Pt. 1 - Page 324.
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"©" implies copyright registration of a published work followed by date of publication
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Raggedy Ann / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr
Colors
?

Characters
Raggedy Ann; Snoopwiggy
Keywords
ragdolls

My Invitation (Table of Contents: 1)

Raggedy Ann / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Raggedy Ann; Hootie Owl; Bertram Bear
Synopsis
Previews of four stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

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

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

Raggedy Ann / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We ought to make friends with the little bird in the new cuckoo clock.
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Quacky Doodles; Cleety Clown; Hairy Puppy Dog; Mr. Meanie; Jasper Jay; Mr. Muskrat; Mrs. Muskrat
Synopsis
A cuckoo from a clock falls and lands on Quacky Doodles. The Raggedys fix the cuckoo, while Quacky, miffed because nobody is paying attention to him, goes outside into the meadow. The Raggedys follow him and find him caught in a trap that Mr. Meanie is setting to catch muskrats.

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

Raggedy Ann / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just think, Raggedys! We're going to spend a whole weekend at the seashore...
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Marcella; Eddie Elephant; Leo Lion
Synopsis
Marcella takes her toys to the beach, but leaves them on the beach overnight. Raggedy Ann and Eddie Elephant are riding on a sailboat pulled along the shore, when the string breaks and they drift out to an island. Raggedy Andy takes a wind-up tin boat to the island to rescue them.

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

Raggedy Ann / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, How about a game of tag?
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Hairy Puppy Dog; Beloved Belindy; Eddie Elf
Synopsis
Raggedy Ann falls in a bucket of mop water and the bleach turns her completely white. With help from Eddie Elf and her other friends, she gets a complete make-over to look like her old self.

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

Raggedy Ann / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Dear Me! What is that noise?
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Walter Weasel; Winifred Weasel; Grampie Fieldmouse; Granny Fieldmouse: Cookie Man; Cookie Woman
Synopsis
When food runs low in the middle of winter, the Raggedys take Grampie and Granny Fieldmouse to Cookie Land, where there is an endless supply of sweets.

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

Raggedy Ann / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's Dr. Stork! I wonder what he's looking for?
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Dr. Stork; Bertram Bear; Felix Fox; Mummy Bunny
Synopsis
Dr. Stork loses his spectacles and the Raggedys help him make his deliveries of babies. They have to contend with Bertram Bear and Felix Fox, who would like to make lunch of the babies.

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

Raggedy Ann / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha, ha! You can't hit me with that pillow, Andy!
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Beloved Belindy; Cleety Clown; Dicky Bird; Mama Mouse; Maurice Mouse; Quacky Doodle
Synopsis
The toys have a pillow fight and a stray pillow knocks open the door to Dicky Bird's cage. The Raggedys and the other toys have to save the bird from a cat and return him to his cage.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black, red, and white and concludes on back cover in color.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Raggedy Ann
  2. 1. My Invitation
    Raggedy Ann
  3. 2. ["We ought to make friends with the little bird in the new cuckoo clock."]
    Raggedy Ann
  4. 3. ["Just think, Raggedys! We're going to spend a whole weekend at the seashore..."]
    Raggedy Ann
  5. 4. ["Come on, How about a game of tag?"]
    Raggedy Ann
  6. 5. ["Oh, Dear Me! What is that noise?"]
    Raggedy Ann
  7. 6. ["There's Dr. Stork! I wonder what he's looking for?"]
    Raggedy Ann
  8. 7. ["Ha, ha! You can't hit me with that pillow, Andy!"]
    Raggedy Ann
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