Four Color #377 - Susie Q. Smith
(February 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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 "SUSIE Q. SMITH, No. 377." Code number is S.Q.S. #377-522 (Code number does not have "O.S.") Copyright 1952 by King Features Syndicate. Second of four Susie Q. Smith Four Colors. Based on the "Susie Q. Smith" newspaper strip.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Susie Q. Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Linda Walter
Inks
Linda Walter
Colors
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins
Keywords
food vendors; peanut vendors; vendor carts; wolf whistles

My Diary (Table of Contents: 1)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Walter
Pencils
Linda Walter
Inks
Linda Walter
Letters
Linda Walter ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Susie Q. Smith; Muscles Maloney; Lana; Hutch Hopkins
Synopsis
Seven one-panel gags representing the days of the week from Susie's diary.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover; black and white. Gags may be re-formatted from newspaper panel cartoons.

Jealousy is Strickly for the Dogs (Table of Contents: 2)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Walter
Pencils
Linda Walter (signed)
Inks
Linda Walter (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Linda Walter ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Susie Q. Smith; Hairbrush; Hutch Hopkins; Legs O'Hara
Synopsis
Susie thinks Hutch is taking another girl, Lucinda, on a trip to the park. When she gets there she finds that Lucinda is Hutch's new dog. Embarrassed, she flees into the swamp where she gets lost and has to be rescued by Hutch's dog.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Every Dog Has His Say / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Walter
Pencils
Linda Walter
Inks
Linda Walter
Colors
?
Letters
Linda Walter ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My boyfriend always drops in when I least expect it...
Genre
teen
Characters
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins
Synopsis
Letters from girls complaining about boys and boys complaining about girls.

Indexer Notes

Susie and Hutch live in Woodstock, N.Y. (or at least that's where the letters are to be sent.) Published letters from Ann Barrow, New Haven, Conn.; Mary Ellen Bush, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Jim Hunter, Portland, Ore.; and Mickey Monroe, New Orleans, La.

[Rained Out] (Table of Contents: 4)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Walter
Pencils
Linda Walter
Inks
Linda Walter
Colors
?
Letters
Linda Walter ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins
Synopsis
Susie gets a new hairstyle, but Hutch doesn't notice until after it's ruined by a rainstorm.

Owlie Olson...Boy Genius (Table of Contents: 5)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Walter
Pencils
Linda Walter
Inks
Linda Walter
Colors
?
Letters
Linda Walter ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Susie Q. Smith; Hutch Hopkins; Owlie Olsen; Muscles Maloney; Legs O'Hara; Hungry Harris; Hairbrush; Caz
Synopsis
The gang goes on a skating party and has a picnic inside an old barn. The next morning the owner of the barn accuses them of leaving a fire that burned down the building and Owlie has to find a way to prove their innocence.

[Foreign Atmosphere] (Table of Contents: 6)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Walter
Pencils
Linda Walter
Inks
Linda Walter
Colors
?
Letters
Linda Walter ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Susie Q. Smith; Caz
Synopsis
When Susie wants to eat at a place with a foreign atmosphere, Caz takes her to a hot dog cart manned by an Italian vendor.

My Diary... (Table of Contents: 7)

Susie Q. Smith / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Walter
Pencils
Linda Walter
Inks
Linda Walter
Colors
?
Letters
Linda Walter ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Susie Q. Smith; Millie Miller; Legs O'Hara; Hungry Harris; Muscles Maloney
Synopsis
Four one-panel gags presented as pages from Susie's diary.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Gags may be re-formated reprints from newspaper strip cartoons.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Susie Q. Smith
  2. 1. My Diary
    Susie Q. Smith
  3. 2. Jealousy is Strickly for the Dogs
    Susie Q. Smith
  4. 3. ["My boyfriend always drops in when I least expect it..."]
    Every Dog Has His Say
  5. 4. [Rained Out]
    Susie Q. Smith
  6. 5. Owlie Olson...Boy Genius
    Susie Q. Smith
  7. 6. [Foreign Atmosphere]
    Susie Q. Smith
  8. 7. My Diary...
    Susie Q. Smith
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