Four Color #549 - Walter Lantz Oswald the Rabbit
(April 1954)

Dell, 1942 Series
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0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Walter Lantz OSWALD THE RABBIT, No. 549." Code number is OSWALD O.S. #548-544 (Code number does not match issue number.) Copyright 1954 by Walter Lantz Productions, Inc. 13th of 20 Oswald the Rabbit Four Colors.

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Oswald the Rabbit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lynn Karp
Inks
Lynn Karp
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
Scouts Floyd and Lloyd tying knots in the garden hose.
Keywords
Boy Scouts; knots; water hoses

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every time I try to take a nap those kids raise a rumpus!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
Oswald tries to nap in a hammock, but Floyd and Lloyd disrupt things with a magnifying glass.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You'll see! My dad will win the prize at the hobby show!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
Floyd and Lloyd decide that Oswald needs to take up an unusual hobby.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got the trap, boys!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
Floyd and Lloyd have a new bird whistle. When they use it near a tar pit they attract a huge, but playful, prehistoric bird out of the tar pit and it follows them home.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmm! I see scientists have harnessed the energy of the sun!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
Oswald's attempts to make chores into fun for Floyd and Lloyd backfire.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, poppa Oswald! Try it once!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
Floyd and Lloyd rig a carnival test of strength so that Oswald appears to be much stronger than he really is. The boys are then forced to keep up the charade when Oswald keeps trying to show off his new-found strength.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's no telling what I'll find diving down in the lagoon, boys!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd; Reddy Fox (villain)
Synopsis
Floyd and Lloyd plant some store-bought fake pearls in a lagoon for Oswald to find while diving. While Oswald is diving, Reddy Fox pounces on the boys, prepared to make a meal of them.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  2. 1. ["Every time I try to take a nap those kids raise a rumpus!"]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  3. 2. ["You'll see! My dad will win the prize at the hobby show!"]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  4. 3. ["I got the trap, boys!"]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  5. 4. ["Hmmm! I see scientists have harnessed the energy of the sun!"]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  6. 5. ["Look, poppa Oswald! Try it once!"]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  7. 6. ["There's no telling what I'll find diving down in the lagoon, boys!"]
    Oswald the Rabbit
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