(January 1942)

Dell, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-11-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
L & M Comics
Editing
Eleanor Packer
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Bugs Bunny

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

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Elmer, what's cookin'?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd; Sniffles; Petunia Pig; Porky Pig; Kandi; Kandi's pet dinosaur
Synopsis
Introducing Kandi

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, printed in black and red. Art identification by historian David Gerstein.

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

Porky Pig / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Roger Armstrong
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
W-won't Petunia be surprised when I show her how g-good I can h-hypnotize!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Bugs Bunny; Petunia Pig; "Butch" Hound, a car thief
Synopsis
Porky thinks he can hypnotize, and Petunia saves the day with her homebaked cake.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by historian David Gerstein.

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

Elmer and 'Bugs' Bunny / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chase Craig
Inks
Chase Craig
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy! Pay day! I sure have to work hard for my money, but it's worth it!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Elmer Fudd; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis
Disguised as a swami, Bugs tricks Elmer into wasting all of his pay

Indexer Notes

Art identification by historian David Gerstein.

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

Kandi the Cave Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly ?
Pencils
Walt Kelly ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The scene is back in the stone-age
Genre
humor
Characters
Kandi; Kandi's mother; Katchoo, Kandi's brother; Kurli, Kandi's other brother; a flying lizard; a dinosaur; a sabre tooth tiger; an elephant; a mouse; Kandi's father; a flock of tree men
Synopsis
Kandi makes friends with the savage animals, and together they scare fierce tree men away from attacking Kandi's family

Indexer Notes

Racial stereotypes: the tree men look like monkeys

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

Sniffles and Mary Jane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Roger Armstrong
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You may now put away your arithmetic books, children!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mary Jane; Mary Jane's school teacher; Sniffles; Bugs Bunny; Tommy Turtle; a flying fish
Synopsis
Mary Jane and Sniffles seek information on Columbus, and end up beneath the sea with a school of fish

Indexer Notes

Art identification by historian David Gerstein.

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

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Storm
Inks
George Storm
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Serve him another side dish of carrots, stewart!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Admiral Pupp; enemy naval officers
Synopsis
Bugs singlehandedly captures the officers of an enemy vessel

Indexer Notes

Heavy war reference; art identification by historian David Gerstein.

Petunia Plays Detective (Table of Contents: 7)

Petunia Pig / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Petunia Pig; Porky Pig

[Inky and the Lion] (Table of Contents: 8)

Inky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Inky; a black crow; a lion

Indexer Notes

Comic story with heavy use of explanatory text

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

Pat, Patsy and Pete / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Smith ?
Inks
Win Smith ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon Pete!! While the ship is waiting for the tide, we're going to try out a new type diving helmet!!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pat; Patsy; Pete [a penguin]; Davy Jones; Neptune's daughter; Neptune
Synopsis
The protagonists go searching for treasure at the bottom of the sea

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Elmer and Bugs Bunny / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you like my new house? I designed it an' built it myself, and it's positively mouse pwoof!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Elmer Fudd; Bugs Bunny; two fieldmice
Synopsis
Bugs leads Elmer to think that rabbits are the best mouse catchers in the world

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Porky's Hollywood Sketch Book / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Porky Pig; Gloria Jean; Basil Rathbone; Baby Sandy; Richard Nichols; Betty Jean; Darla Hood; Mickey Rooney; Jane Withers; Darryl Hickman; Ann Todd; Dickey Hall; Asta, dog actor in the "Thin Man" movie series; Stan Laurel; Oliver Hardy; Petunia Pig

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Kelly ?
Inks
Walt Kelly ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In this picture the artist has made 14 mistakes
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Elmer Fudd; Porky Pig; Bugs Bunny; Sniffles

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Printed in black and red. Walt Kelly credits very uncertain

Special Announcement! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig
  2. 1. ["Hi Elmer, what's cookin'?"]
  3. 2. ["W-won't Petunia be surprised when I show her how g-good I can h-hypnotize!"]
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. ["Oh boy! Pay day! I sure have to work hard for my money, but it's worth it!"]
    Elmer and 'Bugs' Bunny
  5. 4. ["The scene is back in the stone-age"]
    Kandi the Cave Kid
  6. 5. ["You may now put away your arithmetic books, children!"]
    Sniffles and Mary Jane
  7. 6. ["Serve him another side dish of carrots, stewart!"]
    Bugs Bunny
  8. 7. Petunia Plays Detective
    Petunia Pig
  9. 8. [Inky and the Lion]
    Inky
  10. 9. ["C'mon Pete!! While the ship is waiting for the tide, we're going to try out a new type diving helmet!!"]
    Pat, Patsy and Pete
  11. 10. ["How do you like my new house? I designed it an' built it myself, and it's positively mouse pwoof!"]
    Elmer and Bugs Bunny
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Porky's Hollywood Sketch Book
  13. 12. ["In this picture the artist has made 14 mistakes"]
  14. 13. Special Announcement!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dana Gabbard
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Nick Caputo
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