Four Color #288 - Walter Lantz Woody Woodpecker in Klondike Gold
(August 1950)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
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 "Walter Lantz WOODY WOODPECKER in KLONDIKE GOLD, No. 288." Code number is W.W.O.S. #288-508. Copyright 1950 by Walter Lantz Productions, Inc.


Klondike Gold (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Reprints
Keywords
canoes; waterfalls

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

[Digging] (Table of Contents: 1)

Woody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Mr. Tackhammer
Synopsis
Tackhammer falls into a tunnel that Woody is digging for some water pipes.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

Klondike Gold (Table of Contents: 2)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Chief Wormy-Apple; Sourdough Sam
Synopsis
Woody flies to Alaska to prospect for gold. He hires an incompetent guide, Chief Wormy-Apple, but the pair stumble across a gold mine that is supposedly haunted. The ghost in the mine turns out to be Sourdough Sam, a friend of the guide. The three accidentally discover a huge amount of gold, but waste their fortune by foolish spending on the way back south.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

Woody Woodpecker and the Bank Bandits (Table of Contents: 3)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; J. Longfellow Short ("Shorty")
Synopsis
Woody and "Shorty," an ex-dog catcher, go into business as an armored car service, but are robbed on their very first trip.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

[Parking Help] (Table of Contents: 4)

Woody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis
Woody helps a man parallel park his car--right by a fire hydrant.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

[Rain Shelter] (Table of Contents: 5)

Woody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis
After a rainstorm, Woody gets drenched when a store owner opens the awning in front of his store.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Klondike Gold
    Woody Woodpecker
  2. 1. [Digging]
    Woody
  3. 2. Klondike Gold
    Woody Woodpecker
  4. 3. Woody Woodpecker and the Bank Bandits
    Woody Woodpecker
  5. 4. [Parking Help]
    Woody
  6. 5. [Rain Shelter]
    Woody
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