Four Color #237 - Tillie the Toiler
(July 1949)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Tillie the Toiler, No. 237." Code number is T.T.O.S. #237-497. Copyright 1949 by King Features Syndicate.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tillie the Toiler / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Tillie; Mac
Keywords
scales

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Tillie the Toiler / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's to eat, Tillie? I'm famished!
Genre
humor
Characters
Tillie; Mac
Synopsis
Mac gets sick after eating Tillie's biscuits.

Indexer Notes

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

Go West Young Woman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Tillie the Toiler / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Tillie; Mac; Mumsy; Poke; Six-Gun Sidney (villain)
Synopsis
Tillie and Mumsy win a trip on a radio program. They decide to go west to a dude ranch where Mac is employed. Tillie falls for a handsome ranch hand named Poke. Discouraged, Mac plans to go back east, but a desperate judge appoints him Sheriff of the town of Slickpot.

Indexer Notes

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

Who Said That? (Table of Contents: 3)

Mac / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mac
Synopsis
Mac becomes a ventriloquist and plays a series of pranks on people.

Indexer Notes

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

Pardon My Upper Crust (Table of Contents: 4)

Wallace Whipple (The Social Climber) / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Wallace Whipple; Tillie; Mac; Mumsy
Synopsis
Wallace Whipple tries to break into high society by taking Tillie to the Van Snobb's swanky party, but Mac is there as a butler and ruins Whipple's charade.

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Tillie the Toiler / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch me do a figure eight, Tillie!
Genre
humor
Characters
Tillie; Mac
Synopsis
Mac tries to impress Tillie with his ice-skating skills, but gets upstaged by an old flame of Tillie's.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Tyrolean Outfit (Table of Contents: 6)

Tillie Cutouts / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Tillie
Synopsis
Paper doll figure of Tillie, with Tyrolean outfit to cut out.

Indexer Notes

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tillie the Toiler
  2. 1. ["What's to eat, Tillie? I'm famished!"]
    Tillie the Toiler
  3. 2. Go West Young Woman!
    Tillie the Toiler
  4. 3. Who Said That?
    Mac
  5. 4. Pardon My Upper Crust
    Wallace Whipple (The Social Climber)
  6. 5. ["Watch me do a figure eight, Tillie!"]
    Tillie the Toiler
  7. 6. Tyrolean Outfit
    Tillie Cutouts
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