(July-August 1959)

Dell, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
Helen Meyer

[Life Guard Gag] (Table of Contents)

Tubby / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lloyd White ?
Inks
Lloyd White ?
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Tubby; Alvin
Keywords
backyard pool; lifeguard

15 Issues for only $1.20 Plus a Handy Pocket Printer (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

A Record Performance (Table of Contents: 2)

Tubby / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White ?
Inks
Lloyd White ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No! No! Stop! I can't stand it!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Tubby; Professor Cleff; Wilbur; Gloria; Gloria's mother; Tubby's mother; Tubby's father
Synopsis
Tubby makes a record of his awful violin-playing at a music shop and takes it to Gloria's birthday party, where it is played and ruins the party.
Keywords
birthday party; record; record player; violin

Willing an' Able (Table of Contents: 3)

Tubby / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White ?
Inks
Lloyd White ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Gloria! I was passing your house and--
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Tubby; Gloria; Wilbur; Nippy (Wilbur's dog); Mr. Grouchmier
Synopsis
Mr. Grouchmier the butcher has to hire Tubby to deliver a roast to Mrs. Darling, Gloria's mother. But Wilbur's dog is an obstacle.
Keywords
butcher; delivery boy; roast beef

Green Thumb (Table of Contents: 4)

Tubby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White ?
Inks
Lloyd White ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Tubby; Sammi

Whale Tale (Table of Contents: 5)

Tubby / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White ?
Inks
Lloyd White ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Tubby; Iggy; Gran'pa Feeb; Willy (cameo)
Synopsis
Gran'pa Feeb tags along when Tubby and Iggy go fishing.
Keywords
fishing; picnic; row boat

Narrow Escape (Table of Contents: 6)

Knotknee / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White ?
Inks
Lloyd White ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Knotknee was terribly excited when his father announced that he was taking the entire family to the ocean for a week end.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Knotknee
Synopsis
Knotknee's family goes to the beach for a weekend vacation and Knotknee gets caught in a fishing boat's nets.
Keywords
beach; fishing boats; nets; vacation

Run Away, Run Away, Run Away Home (Table of Contents: 7)

Alvin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White ?
Inks
Lloyd White ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy, you'll be the cleanest dog in town!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Alvin; Kathy
Synopsis
Alvin is spanked after using his father's shaving cream to wash his dog. He decides to run away from home and meets up with Kathy, who's also running away. However, Alvin has to wait so long for Kathy to get ready that he eventually gives up and goes back home.
Keywords
running away from home; spanking

Indexer Notes

Reference to "the twelve o'clock whistle," which smaller towns used to sound at noon each day.

Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

New! Daisy Scope Gun (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Daisy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Kraft Candies (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Kraft Fudgies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Life Guard Gag]
    Tubby
  2. 1. 15 Issues for only $1.20 Plus a Handy Pocket Printer
  3. 2. A Record Performance
    Tubby
  4. 3. Willing an' Able
    Tubby
  5. 4. Green Thumb
    Tubby
  6. 5. Whale Tale
    Tubby
  7. 6. Narrow Escape
    Knotknee
  8. 7. Run Away, Run Away, Run Away Home
    Alvin
  9. 8. Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
  10. 9. New! Daisy Scope Gun
    Daisy
  11. 10. Kraft Candies
    Kraft Fudgies
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