(July 1957)

Dell, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
Chase Craig

Issue Notes

[Served by Sombrero] (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Waiter Bugs pours Elmer's drink from his sombrero brim.
Keywords
alternative uses; drink; restaurant; sombrero; waiter

Sam's Lingo Lessons (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Seven-Up Presents: / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[Hawaii or Bust… by Car?] (Table of Contents: 2)

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Maltese
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Open up, Fuddy, ol' buddy! It is I, Bugs Bunny - author, lecturer, and traveler! I await without!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd; swordfish; 1st ship's captain; 1st ship's mate; 2nd ship's captain; 2nd ship's steward
Synopsis
Bugs and Elmer set out to be the first to travel from Los Angeles to Hawaii by automobile, courtesy of a paddle-powered, crow’s-nest-equipped, wooden raft to propel Elmer’s car across the ocean. Nature and their own planning deficiencies conspire against them.
Reprints
Keywords
best-laid-plans; car; dogged persistence; doing-something-their-own-way; Hawaii; inattentiveness; Los Angeles; raft; sea or island setting; series of mishaps

Indexer Notes

Dialogue is "Maltese-ian"!

[Th-Th-That’s Oil, Folks!] (Table of Contents: 3)

Porky Pig / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are we going, Porky...camping?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; two real estate swindlers
Synopsis
Two real estate swindlers trick Porky into buying some desert land by pumping oil into it.
Keywords
buyer beware; desert setting; hoax; oil; real estate; swindlers

"A Flight of Fancy" (Table of Contents: 4)

Tweety and Sylvester / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was the Fourth of July, and Tweety Bird sat perched on the window sill, fluttering his tiny golden feathers in the sun and singing, "Tweet! "Tweet! "Tweet!".
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis
Tweety uses a Fourth of July skyrocket to try to go to the moon.
Keywords
best-laid-plans; Fourth of July; moon; skyrocket

Indexer Notes

Text story with one 1/4 page illustration; title is in quotes (which is unusual for these text stories)

[By the Books] (Table of Contents: 5)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Us tweety birds just love to take baths and get nice and clean!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; Granny
Synopsis
Tweety and Sylvester set out to write competing books on how to foil one another.
Keywords
battle of wits; books; escalating events; working-at-cross-purposes

[The Grand Sand Castle Coup] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mary Jane and Sniffles / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know whether to hop on that ship of yours or watch you make this keen sand castle, Mary Jane!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; fantasy-supernatural; humor
Characters
Mary Jane; Sniffles; Captain Tristam; mutineer pirates, loyal sailors; Mary Jane's mother (cameo)
Synopsis
There’s a boatload of palace intrigue, when Mary Jane and Sniffles shrink themselves to enter Mary Jane’s sand castle to look for her lost charm bracelet. There, the captain of her tiny model ship is imprisoned by mutineers turned pirates.
Keywords
cannon; charm bracelet; magic words; model ship; mutiny; pirates; sand castle; shrinking

[Aw, Fer Th' Love'a Birds!] (Table of Contents: 7)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Maltese
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're a moocher, that's what you are -- A dwatted moocher, and I'm sick and tired of having you eat me out of house and home!
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck ["Daffy" Only Dell Interior 1]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd; Uncle Wobert
Synopsis
Daffy ingratiates himself with Elmer’s bird-loving “wich Uncle Wobert” (rich Uncle Robert), much to Fudd’s consternation.
Reprints
Keywords
bird lover; mooching; rich uncle

Dad [Mother Too] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Summer Fun (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Served by Sombrero]
    Bugs Bunny
  2. 1. Sam's Lingo Lessons
    Seven-Up Presents:
  3. 2. [Hawaii or Bust… by Car?]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. [Th-Th-That’s Oil, Folks!]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. "A Flight of Fancy"
    Tweety and Sylvester
  6. 5. [By the Books]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  7. 6. [The Grand Sand Castle Coup]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. [Aw, Fer Th' Love'a Birds!]
    Daffy Duck
  9. 8. Dad [Mother Too]
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
  10. 9. Summer Fun
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
  11. 10. Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz
    Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum
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