Four Color #276 - Uncle Wiggily
(May 1950)

Dell, 1942 Series
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0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "UNCLE WIGGILY, No. 276." Code number is U.W.O.S. #277-505. (Note that code number does not match issue number.) Copyright 1948 by Bell Syndicate. Copyright 1950 by Howard Garis.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Sammy Littletail
Reprints
Keywords
carts; pumpkins

Indexer Notes

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

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

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Garis
Pencils
Francis Kirn
Inks
Francis Kirn
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This wash tub has to be fixed, Wiggily!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Uncle Butter; Flattail Beaver; The Skeezicks
Synopsis
Wiggily takes a wash tub to Flattail Beaver's shop to be fixed. He then uses the wash tub to escape from the Skeezicks.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1948

Indexer Notes

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

[The Frog Pond Fright] (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Garis
Pencils
Francis Kirn
Inks
Francis Kirn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Uncle Butter; The Scillery Scallery Alligator; Nurse Jane; Sammy Littletail
Synopsis
Uncle Wiggly and Uncle Butter build a boat, but when they launch it into the Frog Pond, they run into the Scillery Scallery Alligator.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1948 ?

Indexer Notes

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

[The Woodland Circus] (Table of Contents: 3)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Garis
Pencils
Francis Kirn
Inks
Francis Kirn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Uncle Butter; Sammy Littletail; The Bad Chaps [Fuzzy Fox; Shaggy Wolf]
Synopsis
Fuzzy Fox and Shaggy Wolf disguise themselves as clowns to get into Uncle Wiggily's Woodland Circus.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1948 ?

Indexer Notes

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

[The Prize Pumpkin] (Table of Contents: 4)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Garis
Pencils
Francis Kirn
Inks
Francis Kirn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Possie Possum; The Pipsisewah; The Skeezicks; Sammy Littletail; Uncle Butter (cameo)
Synopsis
Wiggily takes his prize pumpkin to the county fair. On the way he has to elude the Pipsisewah and the Skeezicks.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1948 ?

Indexer Notes

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

[The Pie Snatcher] (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Garis
Pencils
Francis Kirn
Inks
Francis Kirn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Sammy Littletail; Bobby; Butch Bear
Synopsis
Wiggily sets a trap to catch whoever is stealing Nurse Jane's pies from her window sill.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1948 ?

Indexer Notes

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

[Wiggily the Baby-Sitter] (Table of Contents: 6)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Garis
Pencils
Francis Kirn
Inks
Francis Kirn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Bushytail; Billy; Bobby; The Bad Chaps [Fuzzy Fox; Shaggy Wolf]
Synopsis
The Bad Chaps pretend to be a mother and her son so they can hire Wiggily as a baby-sitter.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1948 ?

Indexer Notes

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

[Helping Twistytail Lose Weight] (Table of Contents: 7)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Garis
Pencils
Francis Kirn
Inks
Francis Kirn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Twistytail; Sammy Littletail; Uncle Butter
Synopsis
Wiggily tries to help Twistytail lose weight so he'll be able to fit into his suit when he's master of ceremonies at the school program.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1948 ?

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Garis
Pencils
Francis Kirn
Inks
Francis Kirn
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hot doggies! This new hat is really somethin'!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; The Bad Chaps [Fuzzy Fox; Shaggy Wolf]
Synopsis
Shaggy Wolf gets a new straw hat and asks Wiggily what he thinks of it.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1948

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Garis
Pencils
Francis Kirn
Inks
Francis Kirn
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A May flower in April! Time for a picnic!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Sammy Littletail; Shaggy Wolf
Synopsis
Nurse Jane comes to the rescue when Shaggy Wolf interrupts a picnic.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1948

Indexer Notes

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Wiggily
  2. 1. ["This wash tub has to be fixed, Wiggily!"]
    Uncle Wiggily
  3. 2. [The Frog Pond Fright]
    Uncle Wiggily
  4. 3. [The Woodland Circus]
    Uncle Wiggily
  5. 4. [The Prize Pumpkin]
    Uncle Wiggily
  6. 5. [The Pie Snatcher]
    Uncle Wiggily
  7. 6. [Wiggily the Baby-Sitter]
    Uncle Wiggily
  8. 7. [Helping Twistytail Lose Weight]
    Uncle Wiggily
  9. 8. ["Hot doggies! This new hat is really somethin'!"]
    Uncle Wiggily
  10. 9. ["A May flower in April! Time for a picnic!"]
    Uncle Wiggily
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