Dell Giant #54 - Walter Lantz Woody Woodpecker's Christmas Party
([December] 1961)

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Price
0.25 USD; 0.25 CAD
Pages
84
On-sale Date
1961-11-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Giant
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title: Walter Lantz WOODY WOODPECKER'S CHRISTMAS PARTY. On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date. Printed in the U.S.A.

Woody Woodpecker's Christmas Party (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Carey
Colors
Norm McGary?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Painted cover

Woody's Concealed Christmas Word Game (Table of Contents: 1)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word Game. Appears in black and white on inside front cover.

Christmas Party (Table of Contents: 2)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
W.W.C.P.#54-6112
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oboy! Now we're all decorated up for Christmas! Whee!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Wally Walrus; Andy Panda; Buzz Buzzard
Synopsis
Woody and his nephews think that Wally Walrus has written a letter to Santa asking for a puppy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In Christensen's notes, the story is entitled Assistant Santa.

Christmas Goodies Guessing Game (Table of Contents: 3)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?; Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Buzz Buzzard; Charlie Chicken; Oswald the Rabbit; Red Cardinal; Wally Walrus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Game

Bargain Biceps (Table of Contents: 4)

Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Bill Weaver?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Andrew Panda!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; C. Feezel Weasel (villain; first appearance?); Jesse Giant Panda (first appearance; Andy's cousin)
Synopsis
Super-strong Cousin Jesse visits with Andy and Charlie.
Reprints

Andy and Charlie's Holiday Race to Woody's (Table of Contents: 5)

Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Woody Woodpecker

Indexer Notes

Game

Gainful Giving (Table of Contents: 6)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But some folks just don't care about anybody else, Major Mutt... even at Christmastime!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Knothead; Splinter; Gabby Gator; Major Mutt
Synopsis
Gabby Gator wants the money Major Mutt has given Oswald to do good deeds.

Oswald's Snowflake Flurry (Table of Contents: 7)

Oswald the Rabbit / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?; Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Game

Mother's Little Helper (Table of Contents: 8)

The Beary Family / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a day to relax!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Charlie Beary; Bessie Beary; Junior Beary; Suzy Beary
Synopsis
Suzy Beary brings home a pesky pet goose.

The Beary Family Bamboozler (Table of Contents: 9)

The Beary Family / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?; Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Charlie Beary; Bessie Beary; Junior Beary; Suzy Beary; Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter

Indexer Notes

Game

Gift Wrapped (Table of Contents: 10)

Homer Pigeon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
Vivie Risto
Colors
?
Letters
Vivie Risto

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, I know that will look pretty on Carrie!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Homer Pigeon; Carrie; Red Cardinal; Scrawny Crow
Synopsis
Homer Pigeon buys a hat for Carrie but Red Cardinal gets it and puts a dog mask inside the box instead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In Christensen's notes, this story is entitled Gift Rift.

Holiday Hide 'n' Seek (Table of Contents: 11)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?; Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Chilly Willy

Indexer Notes

Game

Porcupine Tree (Table of Contents: 12)

Windy and Breezy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, my boy, I got my Christmas shopping done!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Windy; Breezy
Synopsis
A porcupine prevents Windy and Breezy fromcutting a tree in his front yard.

Knothead and Splinter's Christmas List Jumbler (Table of Contents: 13)

Knothead and Splinter / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?; Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Knothead; Splinter; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Game

The Trail to Trouble (Table of Contents: 14)

Inspector Willoughby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
Vivie Risto
Colors
?
Letters
Vivie Risto

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Special Agent Willoughby of the Fells-Bargo Line is delivering a very special cargo... Christmas trees.
Genre
humor
Characters
Inspector Willoughby; The Balton Brothers (first appearance; villains)
Synopsis
The Balton Brothers steal Willoughby's cargo of Christmas trees.

Wally Walrus Santa Decoration (Table of Contents: 15)

Wally Walrus / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?; Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Wally Walrus

Indexer Notes

Game

Bully Bear's Trick (Table of Contents: 16)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
Vivie Risto
Colors
?
Letters
Vivie Risto

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Chilly, tonight's Christmas Eve, and I'm going to stay up and watch for Santa!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chilly Willy; Bully Bear; Chatter
Synopsis
Bully Bear applies for a Santa Claus job.
Reprints

Chilly Willy's Present from Santa (Table of Contents: 17)

Chilly Willy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?; Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chilly Willy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Game

The Christmas Tree Roundup (Table of Contents: 18)

Space Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the planet Rodentia everyone is excited about the possibility of a new holiday.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Space Mouse; King Size; Chatter Mouse
Synopsis
Space Mouse and Chatter Mouse fly to the Fuzzy Planet to get Christmas trees.

Indexer Notes

In Christensen's notes, this story is entitled Tree Triumph.

Jolly Jumping Santa (Table of Contents: 19)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?; Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker

Indexer Notes

Game

Woody's Christmas Party Trick (Table of Contents: 20)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Letters
?; Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Game; appears in black and white on inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Woody Woodpecker's Christmas Party
    Woody Woodpecker
  2. 1. Woody's Concealed Christmas Word Game
    Woody Woodpecker
  3. 2. Christmas Party
    Woody Woodpecker
  4. 3. Christmas Goodies Guessing Game
    Woody Woodpecker
  5. 4. Bargain Biceps
    Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken
  6. 5. Andy and Charlie's Holiday Race to Woody's
    Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken
  7. 6. Gainful Giving
    Oswald the Rabbit
  8. 7. Oswald's Snowflake Flurry
    Oswald the Rabbit
  9. 8. Mother's Little Helper
    The Beary Family
  10. 9. The Beary Family Bamboozler
    The Beary Family
  11. 10. Gift Wrapped
    Homer Pigeon
  12. 11. Holiday Hide 'n' Seek
    Woody Woodpecker
  13. 12. Porcupine Tree
    Windy and Breezy
  14. 13. Knothead and Splinter's Christmas List Jumbler
    Knothead and Splinter
  15. 14. The Trail to Trouble
    Inspector Willoughby
  16. 15. Wally Walrus Santa Decoration
    Wally Walrus
  17. 16. Bully Bear's Trick
    Chilly Willy
  18. 17. Chilly Willy's Present from Santa
    Chilly Willy
  19. 18. The Christmas Tree Roundup
    Space Mouse
  20. 19. Jolly Jumping Santa
    Woody Woodpecker
  21. 20. Woody's Christmas Party Trick
    Woody Woodpecker
  22. 21. ["The most thrilling new bike you've ever seen!"]
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