Four Color #196 - Charlie McCarthy in The Haunted Hide-Out
(September 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
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "CHARLIE McCARTHY in the HAUNTED HIDE-OUT, No. 196." Code number is C.M.O.S. #196-489. Copyright 1948 by Edgar Bergen Interests. Some information for this issue from Karl Wilcox, January 2008.

The Haunted Hide-Out (Table of Contents)

Charlie McCarthy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo); Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
? (photo); Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Charlie McCarthy; Mortimer Snerd

[Charlie McCarthy Trivia] (Table of Contents: 1)

Charlie McCarthy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Charlie McCarthy; Mortimer Snerd
Synopsis
Trivia about Charlie McCarthy.

Indexer Notes

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

The Haunted Hide-Out (Table of Contents: 2)

Charlie McCarthy / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Charlie McCarthy; Mortimer Snerd; Grampaw Snerd; Skinny Dugan
Synopsis
Charlie and Mortimer go into the laundry business, with disastrous results. To drum up business, Mortimer decides to go to a haunted house to see if the ghosts need their sheets washed and Charlie follows. The haunted house happens to be the hide-out of a couple of bank robbers.

Charlie McCarthy and His Pet Ostrich (Table of Contents: 3)

Charlie McCarthy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Charlie McCarthy; Mortimer Snerd; Penelope the Ostrich; Skinny Dugan
Synopsis
When Charlie's pet ostrich causes problems, Charlie tries to sell her to Mortimer.

Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd (Table of Contents: 4)

Charlie McCarthy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Edgar Bergen; Charlie McCarthy; Mortimer Snerd
Synopsis
Studio photo of Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd dressed in Mexican costumes with sombreros. Bergen is playing a guitar.

Indexer Notes

Back cover

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Haunted Hide-Out
    Charlie McCarthy
  2. 1. [Charlie McCarthy Trivia]
    Charlie McCarthy
  3. 2. The Haunted Hide-Out
    Charlie McCarthy
  4. 3. Charlie McCarthy and His Pet Ostrich
    Charlie McCarthy
  5. 4. Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd
    Charlie McCarthy
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