(June 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

Issue Notes

Issue code number: N.F.#76. Lebeck credit per info in Michael Barrier's book Funnybooks the Improbable Glories of the Best American Comic Books. Previous indexer credited Eleanor Packer.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda; Little Eight Ball (cameo); Raggedy Ann (cameo); Raggedy Andy (cameo); Oswald the Rabbit (cameo); Felix the Cat (cameo)

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

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Saving a Lion Tamer] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda
Synopsis
Andy saves a lion tamer's life by talking to the lions in their own language, and the circus owner rewards him with a bag of money that Andy gives to a poor family.

Indexer Notes

Art submitted January 16, 1943. Carl Barks: "Some office staffer wrote it, maybe Eleanor Packer, who was editor of the L.A. division then." (August 1967 letter to Michael Barrier). Notes and synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).
All non-animals depicted as real people.

Du Bois is credited as writer in Michael Barrier's book Funnybooks the Improbable Glories of the Best American Comic Books.

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

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

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See - over there in the deserted garden! A strange dog!
Genre
humor
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Sunny Bunny; a stray dog; a loonie; Maizie Moocow

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hope dey's a pretty rainbow after the rain!
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Eight Ball; Mr. Raccoon and his two boys

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Snoopy! Floopy! Blimpy! Come here! There's work to do!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hermie, an old hermit; Snoppy, Floopy and Blimpy, three brownies

On Cannibal Island (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Messmer
Inks
Otto Messmer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Felix the Cat; a tribe of cannibals

Indexer Notes

Racial stereotype

The Paper Doll Boy to the Rescue (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

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

Oswald / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! This sail is some invention!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald; Woody Woodpecker; two homeless owls

Indexer Notes

Woody is revealed to have a mechanical brain. Du Bois script per info in Michael Barrier's book Funnybooks the Improbable Glories of the Best American Comic Books.

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

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
All right, Billy and Bonny ... here are your flight instructions ...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Billy Bee; Bonny Bee; Mr. Scorpion, a baker, and his aide; an ant worker; The Queen Bee's Royal Guard

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Justin C. Gruelle
Inks
Justin C. Gruelle
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How would you like to pick mother a nice bouquet of daisies ...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mr. Twee Deedle; Dicky, Dolly, and their dog, Micky; Terressa Turtle; Tommy Turtle; two scoundrel boys; Frankie Frog; Charlie Cricket and his orchestra; Frieda and Freddy Field Mouse, bride and groom; Oliver Owl, reverend; Roscoe Rabbit, best man; Rudolph Rat

[no title indexed] (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)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Andy Panda
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Saving a Lion Tamer]
    Andy Panda
  4. 3. ["See - over there in the deserted garden! A strange dog!"]
    Raggedy Ann
  5. 4. ["Hope dey's a pretty rainbow after the rain!"]
    Li'l Eight Ball
  6. 5. ["Snoopy! Floopy! Blimpy! Come here! There's work to do!"]
    The Brownies
  7. 6. On Cannibal Island
    Felix the Cat
  8. 7. The Paper Doll Boy to the Rescue
  9. 8. ["Oh, boy! This sail is some invention!"]
    Oswald
  10. 9. ["All right, Billy and Bonny ... here are your flight instructions ..."]
    Billy and Bonny Bee
  11. 10. ["How would you like to pick mother a nice bouquet of daisies ..."]
    Mr. Twee Deedle
  12. 11. ["This swell 8" x 10 1/2" picture in full color suitable for framing free!"]
  13. 12. ["Free! This 8" x 10 1/2" picture of lovable Andy Panda, in full color"]
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