Four Color #320 - Uncle Wiggily
(March 1951)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
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 "UNCLE WIGGILY, No. 320." Code number is U.W.O.S. #320-513. Copyright 1947, 1948, 1949 by Bell Syndicate. Copyright 1951 by Howard Garis. Fourth of nine Uncle Wiggily Four Colors. Marked "U.W. #1" on the cover only.


[Painting Easter Eggs] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Bunty; Sammy Littletail
Keywords
Easter eggs

[The Big Snowdrift] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Sammy Littletail; Nurse Jane; Mr. Whitewash
Synopsis
Sammy needs Wiggily's help to move what seems to be a big snowdrift on the sidewalk.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) 1947 Sunday newspaper strip.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

[The Woodland Skating Contest] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Possie Possum; Bunty; Mr. Whitewash; Butch Bear; Sally Bushytail; Billy Bushytail; Uncle Butter; Flattail Beaver; Sammy Littletail; Susie Littletail
Synopsis
When Mr. Whitewash, the polar bear, comes to visit Wiggily, he agrees to be Bunty's partner in the ice skating contest.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) 1949 newspaper strips.

[The Ski-Skimmer] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Uncle Butter; The Bad Chaps [Shaggy Wolf; Fuzzy Fox]
Synopsis
Wiggily converts his automobile into a ski-skimmer; but forgets to invent some brakes. After a hair-raising ride with Uncle Butter, the two manage to get the vehicle back home. But Shaggy and Foxie take the skimmer out for a joyride before Wiggily can rig up some brakes.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) 1949 newspaper strips.

[Grandpa Chuck, the Weather Forecaster] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Uncle Butter; Flattail Beaver; Grandpa Chuck; Sammy Littletail; Bushytail; The Skeezicks (cameo)
Synopsis
Wiggily tries to get Grandpa Chuck, the weather forecaster, to use more modern methods for predicting the weather.

[Wooden Easter Eggs] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Sammy Littletail; Possie Possum; Uncle Butter; Butch Bear; The Bad Chaps [Shaggy Wolf; Fuzzy Fox]
Synopsis
Wiggily sends Sammy and Possie to the store to get some eggs to color for Easter. On the way back, Sammy and Possie break most of the eggs trying to hit a can on fence and they replace the broken eggs with ones made of wood. Wiggily puts the wooden eggs to good use when The Bad Chaps come to raid Wiggily's Easter baskets.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) 1949 newspaper strips.

[Woodland Music Festival] (Table of Contents: 6)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Sammy Littletail; Uncle Butter; Butch Bear; The Bad Chaps [Shaggy Wolf; Fuzzy Fox; Bobbie Bobcat]
Synopsis
Shaggy Wolf tries to learn to play the clarinet so he can join Wiggily's band at the Woodland Music Festival. The concert goes off in fine fashion after Shaggy is accidentally hit on the head at the start and can't play any sour notes. Later, Shaggy and Fuzzy see Wiggily on stilts and think he's grown to be ten feet tall.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) 1949 newspaper strips.

[Soapy Carrot Juice] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Sammy Littletail
Synopsis
Wiggily is making carrot juice when Sammy sneaks some of the juice via a rubber tube. When Wiggily notices the pilfering, he mixes up a bucket of soapy water and takes the end of the tube from the juice into the water.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) 1948 Sunday newspaper strip.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; black and white.

[Wiggily's Ski Tricks] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Sammy Littletail
Synopsis
Sammy gets a pair of skis, but Wiggily spends more time doing tricks than teaching Sammy how to ski.
Reprints
  • from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) 1947 Sunday newspaper strip.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Painting Easter Eggs]
    Uncle Wiggily
  2. 1. [The Big Snowdrift]
    Uncle Wiggily
  3. 2. [The Woodland Skating Contest]
    Uncle Wiggily
  4. 3. [The Ski-Skimmer]
    Uncle Wiggily
  5. 4. [Grandpa Chuck, the Weather Forecaster]
    Uncle Wiggily
  6. 5. [Wooden Easter Eggs]
    Uncle Wiggily
  7. 6. [Woodland Music Festival]
    Uncle Wiggily
  8. 7. [Soapy Carrot Juice]
    Uncle Wiggily
  9. 8. [Wiggily's Ski Tricks]
    Uncle Wiggily
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