Four Color #87 - Fairy Tale Parade
([December] 1945[-April 1946])

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1945-09-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine [circle]
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "FAIRY TALE PARADE, No. 87." Code number is F.T.P. 87-4511. Copyright 1945 by Oskar Lebeck.


[A queen follows a fairy] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Noonan
Inks
Dan Noonan
Colors
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art id by Hames Ware (via Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards).

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

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Noonan
Inks
Dan Noonan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sir Howard Bug had lost his heart to lady butterfly
Synopsis
Sir Howard Bug saves a butterfly from a jay.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, yellow, and white. Art id by Hames Ware (via Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards).

Tiny Folk and the Dragon (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The wee folk meet a tiny dragon and help him defeat a giant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art id by OtherEric on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

The Broomstick Bride (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Noonan
Inks
Dan Noonan ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The King, falling ill, wants his son to be married. The court magician, Morin, conjures up a bride from a broomstick and the prince, not knowing of the deceit, agrees to marry her.

Indexer Notes

Art id by Hames Ware (via Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards).

The Emerald Incense Burner (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as "THE Great Unknown"]
Inks
? [as "THE Great Unknown"]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Abdullah
Synopsis
Abdullah the baker has to support his seven lazy brothers. He has a dream in which he is told to go to Cairo and seek an enchanted emerald incense burner.

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware refer to this artist as "THE Great Unknown".

The Frog Prince (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Jameson
Inks
Arthur Jameson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A frog rescues a princess's golden ball and becomes her companion, much to her disgust.

Indexer Notes

Art id by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

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

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Noonan
Inks
Dan Noonan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Three little men one summer night
Synopsis
Three little men try to capture the moon's reflection in a pond.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, yellow, and white. Art id by Hames Ware (via Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards). The Toon Treasury reprint credits the art to Walt Kelly.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Noonan
Inks
Dan Noonan ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tom Titt and his henchmen it seems went aground,
Characters
Ted Turtle
Synopsis
Three little men in a boat go aground and are rescued by a turtle

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [A queen follows a fairy]
  2. 1. ["Sir Howard Bug had lost his heart to lady butterfly"]
  3. 2. Tiny Folk and the Dragon
  4. 3. The Broomstick Bride
  5. 4. The Emerald Incense Burner
  6. 5. The Frog Prince
  7. 6. ["Three little men one summer night"]
  8. 7. ["Tom Titt and his henchmen it seems went aground,"]
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