Four Color #155 - Carl Anderson's Henry
(July 1947)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
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 "Carl Anderson's HENRY, No. 155." Code number is H.O.S. #155-477. Copyright 1947 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. Second of two Henry Four Colors. Continues as Henry (Dell, 1948 series) with #1 (January-March 1948.) Based on the Henry newspaper strip. In the newspaper strip Henry is mute. In this comic he talks, though he doesn't have a mouth.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Henry / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Liney
Inks
John Liney
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children
Characters
Henry
Keywords
swimsuits; tea kettles

[Bottleneck on Diving Board] (Table of Contents: 1)

Henry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Liney
Pencils
John Liney
Inks
John Liney
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry
Synopsis
A timid diver causes a delay on the diving board.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white; pantomime story.

Henry Makes Unk say, "Uncle" (Table of Contents: 2)

Henry / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
John Liney
Pencils
John Liney
Inks
John Liney
Colors
?
Letters
John Liney

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry; Henry's mother; Henry's uncle; Waldo; Lefty; Zero; Dusty (dog)
Synopsis
Henry pretends he has a toothache in order to get his uncle to the dentist to have two teeth filled. Henry goes to the movies and watches a cartoon--a Henry cartoon!--which he doesn't like and demands his money back. Later he starts a dog laundry, but ends up taking more baths than the dog.

Indexer Notes

Henry breaks the "Fourth Wall" and talks directly to the reader at times, as does the narrator in the panel captions.

Love and Left Hooks (Table of Contents: 3)

Henry / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
John Liney
Pencils
John Liney
Inks
John Liney
Colors
?
Letters
John Liney

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry; Henrietta; Henry's mother; Atomic Bomb (bully);Horace; Weasel; Tommy; Mister Blubber; Blimp
Synopsis
A tough new kid, Atomic Bomb, is in town. Henry accidentally challenges him to a fight. While in training Henry gets knocked out and dreams he is a flying hero, complete with a magic cape. After the fight, which Henry wins with the aid of a falling tree, he tries to raise money to buy a toy panda to give to Henrietta.

Indexer Notes

Henry breaks the "Fourth Wall" at times and talks directly to the reader.

[Over-stuffed Cream Puff] (Table of Contents: 4)

Henry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Liney
Pencils
John Liney
Inks
John Liney
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry
Synopsis
Henry fills a cream puff with so much filling it explodes.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white; pantomime story.

[Sweater Trader] (Table of Contents: 5)

Henry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Liney
Pencils
John Liney
Inks
John Liney
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Henry; Henrietta
Synopsis
Henrietta knits an ill-fitting sweater for Henry, but Henry decides it looks better on his dog.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Henry
  2. 1. [Bottleneck on Diving Board]
    Henry
  3. 2. Henry Makes Unk say, "Uncle"
    Henry
  4. 3. Love and Left Hooks
    Henry
  5. 4. [Over-stuffed Cream Puff]
    Henry
  6. 5. [Sweater Trader]
    Henry
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