(February 1943)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Oskar Lebeck
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Format
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda; Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Emma McKean (signature: a baby chick)
Inks:
Emma McKean (signature: a baby chick)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"Dear friends. We took some steps to tell you where ..."
Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda; Li'l Eight Ball; Felix the Cat; Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy

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

Andy Panda / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord DuBois
Pencils:
L. Bing? George Kerr?
Inks:
L. Bing? George Kerr ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"Your circus coach is waiting, Andy -"
Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda; Tommy; Marion; a movie director; circus people and circus animals

Indexer Notes

All non-animals depicted as real people. Credits per info in Michael Barrier's book Funnybooks the Improbable Glories of the Best American Comic Books.

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

Li'l Eight Ball / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"Eight Ball, you gotta sell ole Boneypart to the glue works!"
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Eight Ball; Li'l Eight Bal's mammy; Bonaparte, their old horse; two young brown scoundrels; Colonel Southern, a southern gentleman

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

Billy and Bonny Bee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"Inside one room of the hollow tree trunk on the knoll ..."
Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Billy Bee; Bonny Bee; Nurse Betsy; a dragonfly; Daddy Longlegs
Reprints:

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

Oswald / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord DuBois
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"Don't try to get home in this thunder shower, Oswald ..."
Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Oswald; Mrs. Possum; Woody Woodpecker; Toby Bear; Hi-Yah Wahoo

Indexer Notes

DuBois script per info in Michael Barrier's book Funnybooks the Improbable Glories of the Best American Comic Books.

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

Mr. Twee Deedle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Justin C. Gruelle (credited)
Pencils:
Justin Gruelle
Inks:
Justin Gruelle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"Hello, children! Where shall we go for today's adventure?"
Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mr. Twee Deedle; Dicky, Dolly, and their dog, Micky; Charlie Cricket, his wife and music pupils; an old woodchopper and his horse, Harry; Pearl Opossum; a bunch of gnomes; two giants

Buttons + Boots (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Brownies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"On a winter morn, a little brownie awoke to find the ground covered with the first snow."
Genre:
humor
Characters:
The brownies

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

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

Script:
Gaylord DuBois [as Johnny Gruelle]
Pencils:
George Kerr
Inks:
George Kerr ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"Come on, raggedys! I'll give you a sailboat ride on the lake ..."
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Marcella; Snoopwiggy; Grinny Bear; Prince Gallant; Princess Joy

Indexer Notes

Credits per info in Michael Barrier's book Funnybooks the Improbable Glories of the Best American Comic Books.

[On Cannibal Island] (Table of Contents: 10)

Felix the Cat / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Sullivan (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Felix the Cat; a cannibal king and his tribe

Indexer Notes

Racial sterotypes

"This swell 8" x 10 1/2" picture in full color" (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

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