Four Color #202 - Walter Lantz Woody Woodpecker
(November 1948)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1948-10-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Walter Lantz WOODY WOODPECKER, No. 202." Code number is WWOS 202-4811. Copyright 1948 by Walter Lantz Productions. On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1949 Pamphlets, page 172.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley ?
Inks
Dan Gormley ?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Reprints
Keywords
music

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Off the Field Injury] (Table of Contents: 1)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; sports
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis
After watching his teammates get carried off the field with injuries in a football game, Woody faints and falls off the bench when he's called into the game.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white; pantomime. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So, a football, eh?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; sports
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis
A pro football team hires Woody, but they want him to be water boy, not a player. With the home team behind, the coach relents and puts Woody in the game and he uses some unusual tactics to get his team back in the game.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Wood-e-e!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Mr. Tackhammer
Synopsis
Woody rigs up a loudspeaker system to irritate Tackhammer. Tackhammer gets revenge by doctoring Woody's soup with hot pepper and tabasco sauce, temporarily ruining Woody's singing voice.

Indexer Notes

Reference is made to "The Woody Woodpecker Song," featuring Woody's laugh, which was introduced in cartoons in 1947 and was a hit recording for Kay Kyser in 1948. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Bubble Gum Contest] (Table of Contents: 4)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis
Woody uses an air pump to cheat in a contest for blowing bubble gum bubbles.

Indexer Notes

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

[Soft Drink Machine] (Table of Contents: 5)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis
Woody tilts a soft drink machine in order to get a bottle out of it.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Woody Woodpecker
  2. 1. [Off the Field Injury]
    Woody Woodpecker
  3. 2. ["So, a football, eh?"]
    Woody Woodpecker
  4. 3. ["Oh, Wood-e-e!"]
    Woody Woodpecker
  5. 4. [Bubble Gum Contest]
    Woody Woodpecker
  6. 5. [Soft Drink Machine]
    Woody Woodpecker
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Dwayne Best
  • Chris Boyko
  • Pat Conolly
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Alan Hutchinson
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Tony R. Rose