Four Color #219 - Swee'pea
(March 1949)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
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 "SWEE'PEA, No. 219." Code number is S.P.O.S. #219-493. Copyright 1949 by King Features Syndicate, Inc.


[Emperor Size] (Table of Contents)

Swee'pea / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children
Characters
Swee'pea; Popeye (inset)
Keywords
ice cream cones

Indexer Notes

Cover has "This is a King Feature" bullet.

[Fishing in the City Aquarium] (Table of Contents: 1)

Swee'pea / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Swee'pea; Popeye
Synopsis
Swee'pea goes fishing at the city aquarium.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Emperor Size! (Table of Contents: 2)

Swee'pea / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Characters
Swee'pea; Poopdeck Pappy; Popeye (cameo); J. J. Pinking; Winker
Synopsis
The small country of Plutonia chooses Swee'pea as its new emperor because he will fit in the throne. Swee'pea decides to go once he learns that Plutonia has the largest ice cream plant in the world. Once on the throne, Swee'pea does nothing but eat ice cream. Nothing except to issue a proclamation that all the residents of Plutonia should eat nothing but ice cream. Three weeks later the country is broke and the government officials try to find a way to get Swee'pea to give up the throne.

Swee'pea and Ethel (Table of Contents: 3)

Swee'pea / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Swee'pea; J. Wellington Wimpy; Ethel (chicken); Olive Oyl (cameo)
Synopsis
Popeye gives Swee'pea a chicken for a pet, but Wimpy wants the bird for dinner.

The Challenger! -or- All Knocking Isn't Caused by Opportunity!! (Table of Contents: 4)

Swee'pea / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Swee'pea; Popeye; the Slugger
Synopsis
A new fighter in town, the Slugger, has challenged Popeye to a prize fight. He comes to Popeye's house and roughs up Swee'pea before Swee'pea uses Popeye's "Twisker Sock" punch to knock him out.

[Swee'pea's New Friend] (Table of Contents: 5)

Swee'pea / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Swee'pea; Popeye
Synopsis
Swee'pea meets a cow while walking in the country and brings him home.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[The Stubborn Apple] (Table of Contents: 6)

Swee'pea / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Swee'pea
Synopsis
Swee'pea tries to knock an apple off a tree, but meets with resistance.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Emperor Size]
    Swee'pea
  2. 1. [Fishing in the City Aquarium]
    Swee'pea
  3. 2. Emperor Size!
    Swee'pea
  4. 3. Swee'pea and Ethel
    Swee'pea
  5. 4. The Challenger! -or- All Knocking Isn't Caused by Opportunity!!
    Swee'pea
  6. 5. [Swee'pea's New Friend]
    Swee'pea
  7. 6. [The Stubborn Apple]
    Swee'pea
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