Four Color #244 - The Brownies
(September 1949)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
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 "THE BROWNIES, No. 244." Code number is BROWNIES O.S. #244-499. Copyright 1949 by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Brownies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Keywords
bathing; brownies; dogs; elves; fairies; pixies; soap; umbrellas; washtubs; water hoses

Indexer Notes

Cover says "by Walt Kelly" on it.

[Caterpillar as Hair] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Brownies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Synopsis
A Brownie thinks he's grown hair when a fuzzy caterpillar lands on his head.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; Black, red, and white; pantomime story.

The Baby Chick (Table of Contents: 2)

The Brownies / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies [Jelly Bean; Koko; Wizard]
Synopsis
Three Brownies help a hen find her lost chick.

The Brownies in the Funnybody Kingdom (Table of Contents: 3)

The Brownies / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies [Beanie; Squeaky; Wiggle]; Chippie (chipmunk)
Synopsis
Three Brownies find a map that leads them to "Funnybody Land," a surreal place where two of the Brownies are crowned Kings and must protect the kingdom from the King of the Rootinbaggers.

The Bumblebee (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The life of a bumblebee (in rhyme).

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

The Brownie Circus (Table of Contents: 5)

The Brownies / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies [Peanut; Gusto; Wistful Willy; Nosey]
Synopsis
The Brownies hold a circus, but can't find a place for Peanut, the littlest Brownie.

The Ooglies (Table of Contents: 6)

The Brownies / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies [Wizard; others, unnamed]; The Ooglies
Synopsis
The Ooglies trick the Wizard into falling down into his well.

[Pepper on Stubborn Beetle] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Brownies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Synopsis
A Brownie is on a picnic when a beetle grabs one of the sandwiches in his pincers. He won't let go until the Brownie sprinkles him with pepper, making him sneeze.

Indexer Notes

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

The Brownie Parade (Table of Contents: 8)

The Brownies / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Synopsis
A description of the Brownie Circus Day Parade.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Text and illustration.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Brownies
  2. 1. [Caterpillar as Hair]
    The Brownies
  3. 2. The Baby Chick
    The Brownies
  4. 3. The Brownies in the Funnybody Kingdom
    The Brownies
  5. 4. The Bumblebee
  6. 5. The Brownie Circus
    The Brownies
  7. 6. The Ooglies
    The Brownies
  8. 7. [Pepper on Stubborn Beetle]
    The Brownies
  9. 8. The Brownie Parade
    The Brownies
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