Four Color #229 - Smokey Stover
(May 1949)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "SMOKEY STOVER, No. 229. Code number is S.S.O.S. #229-495. Copyright 1946, 1949 by News Syndicate Co, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover; Spooky / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman
Pencils
Bill Holman
Inks
Bill Holman
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Holman

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Smokey Stover; Spooky (cat)
Reprints
  • from Spooky (News Syndicate Co.) Sunday strip from 1946
  • from Smokey Stover (News Syndicate Co.) Sunday strip from 1946 (one panel enlarged)

Indexer Notes

Large panel from Smokey Stover Sunday with reprint of Spooky Sunday topper at bottom. Panel is from the fifth page of the Smokey Stover reprints in the comic.

[Tasty Painting / The House-cleaner] (Table of Contents: 1)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman
Pencils
Bill Holman
Inks
Bill Holman
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Holman

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Spooky (cat)
Synopsis
Two half-page strips: (top) Spooky eats the paint off a painting of a bowl of milk. (bottom) Spooky's owner attaches a carpet sweeper to Spooky so he can clean the floors while chasing mice.
Reprints
  • from Spooky (News Syndicate Co.) Sunday strips from 1946.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

[various] (Table of Contents: 2)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Holman
Pencils
Bill Holman
Inks
Bill Holman
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Holman

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat); Cookie Stover (Smokey's wife); Mayor Dinkdipper
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover (News Syndicate Co.) Sunday newspaper strips from 1946 (32 different strips)

Indexer Notes

32 Sunday Smokey Stover Strips from 1946.

[Spooky and the Cow / The Coo-Coo Clock] (Table of Contents: 3)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman
Pencils
Bill Holman
Inks
Bill Holman
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Holman

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Spooky (cat)
Synopsis
Two half-page strips: (top) When his owner breaks a bottle of milk, Spooky brings him a cow. (bottom) Spooky's owner puts a coo-coo clock in a bird cage to keep Spooky away from it.
Reprints
  • from Spooky (News Syndicate Co.) Sunday strips from 1946.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[Fence Inside House / The Fishbowl] (Table of Contents: 4)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman
Pencils
Bill Holman
Inks
Bill Holman
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Holman

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Spooky (cat)
Synopsis
Two half-page strips: (top) Spooky's owner builds a fence in his bedroom so Spooky will stay indoors. (bottom) Spooky tries to get into a fishbowl but it falls through a window onto his owner's head.
Reprints
  • from Spooky (News Syndicate Co.) Sunday strips from 1946.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smokey Stover; Spooky
  2. 1. [Tasty Painting / The House-cleaner]
    Spooky
  3. 2. [various]
    Smokey Stover
  4. 3. [Spooky and the Cow / The Coo-Coo Clock]
    Spooky
  5. 4. [Fence Inside House / The Fishbowl]
    Spooky
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