Four Color #192 - The Brownies
(August 1948)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
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 "THE BROWNIES, No. 192." Code number is BROWNIES O.S. #192-488. Copyright 1948 by Oskar Lebeck.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Brownies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Reprints
Keywords
brownies; elves; fairies; locomotives; pixies; railroads; trains; turtles

Night Noises (Table of Contents: 1)

The Brownies / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
The Brownies
Synopsis
A poem about Brownies being scared by night noises.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red and white. Text and illustrations.

They Help the Toymaker / How to Build a Boat (Table of Contents: 2)

The Brownies / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies; Ooglie
Synopsis
Three Brownies decide to help the toymaker. They are joined by an "out of town" Brownie, Whiskers, who sabotages their efforts.

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of panels on the last six pages is a separate story: "How to Build a Boat."

My Friend the Flea (Table of Contents: 3)

The Brownies / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Synopsis
A poem about a Brownie and his friend, a flea.

A Trip to the Moon / The Telescope (Table of Contents: 4)

The Brownies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Synopsis
The Brownies notice a piece is out of the moon and recruit a duck to fly them there to repair it. They don't get very far.

Indexer Notes

Bottom tier of panels on each page is a separate pantomime story: "The Telescope."

["Here's a Fire in Brownie Town and Where's the Fire Brigade?] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Brownies / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Brownies

Indexer Notes

Two-page drawing across the centerfold that features hidden drawings of firemen for the reader to find.

The Chicken's Child / The Hockey Game (Table of Contents: 6)

The Brownies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Synopsis
A Brownie hides in an Easter egg. A chicken tries to hatch it and when the Brownie emerges the chicken assumes the Brownie is her "chick."

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of panels on each page is a separate story: "The Hockey Game."

Musical Instruments (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
A poem about musical instruments.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

The Rain (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
A poem about rain.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

The Ooglies and the Cuckoo Clock / The Musician (Table of Contents: 9)

The Brownies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies; The Ooglies
Synopsis
The Ooglies steal a cuckoo clock. The Brownies trick them into putting it back.

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of panels on each page is a separate pantomime story: "The Musician."

The Cooking Corner (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
Fanciful instructions for cooking an elephant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Text and illustrations.

The Bath (Table of Contents: 11)

The Brownies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Synopsis
A Brownie tries to give a beetle a bath.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Brownies
  2. 1. Night Noises
    The Brownies
  3. 2. They Help the Toymaker / How to Build a Boat
    The Brownies
  4. 3. My Friend the Flea
    The Brownies
  5. 4. A Trip to the Moon / The Telescope
    The Brownies
  6. 5. ["Here's a Fire in Brownie Town and Where's the Fire Brigade?]
    The Brownies
  7. 6. The Chicken's Child / The Hockey Game
    The Brownies
  8. 7. Musical Instruments
  9. 8. The Rain
  10. 9. The Ooglies and the Cuckoo Clock / The Musician
    The Brownies
  11. 10. The Cooking Corner
  12. 11. The Bath
    The Brownies
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