Four Color #148 - Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum
(May 1947)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine [circle]
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "ALBERT THE ALLIGATOR AND POGO POSSUM, No. 148." Code number is A+P.O.S. #148-475. Copyright 1947 by Oskar Lebeck.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum; Churchy La Femme; Chug Chug Curtis; Howland Owl
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Keywords
jump ropes; musical recorders

An Apology (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly (signed)
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum; Walt Kelly
Synopsis
A tongue in cheek introduction to the series.
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red; and white. Kelly caricatures himself at the drawing board.

The Great Sam Widge Contest (Table of Contents: 2)

Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum; Howland Owl; Churchy La Femme
Synopsis
Owl and Albert are judges in Pogo and Churchy's sandwich-making contest.
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Rainy Daze (Table of Contents: 3)

Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum
Synopsis
Pogo and Albert get on each others nerves while spending a rainy day together at Albert's house.
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The Catfish Pirates (Table of Contents: 4)

Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Mistuh Frog; Churchy La Femme; Howland Owl
Synopsis
Pogo catches a boatload of catfish, but Churchy and Owl dress up as pirates to steal the fish for dinner.
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Mr. Owl and the Atomic Bomb (Table of Contents: 5)

Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum; Howland Owl; Duck; Boll Weevil
Synopsis
Owl captures a batch of bugs named Adam in order to make an "Adam" [Atom] bomb.
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East Lint with Albert and Pogo and an All Star Cast in Person (Table of Contents: 6)

Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum; Boll Weevil; Howland Owl; Basil Bunny; Churchy La Femme; Barnstable Bear
Synopsis
The swamp critters dress in costume to see who is the best actor.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black, red, and white and concludes on back cover in color.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum
  2. 1. An Apology
  3. 2. The Great Sam Widge Contest
    Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum
  4. 3. Rainy Daze
    Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum
  5. 4. The Catfish Pirates
    Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum
  6. 5. Mr. Owl and the Atomic Bomb
    Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum
  7. 6. East Lint with Albert and Pogo and an All Star Cast in Person
    Albert the Alligator and Pogo Possum
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