Four Color #428 - Uncle Wiggily
(October 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1952
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "UNCLE WIGGILY, No. 428". Code number is U.W.O.S. #428-5210. Copyright 1952 by Howard Garis. Seventh of nine Uncle Wiggily Four Colors.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
Bill Weaver
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Pokey Turtle
Keywords
acorns; bears; chickens; ferries; fishing; snails; squirrels; turtles

Indexer Notes

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

[Leaky Roof] (Table of Contents: 1)

Cubby Bear and Uncle Butch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Garis ?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
Bill Weaver
Letters
Bill Weaver

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby Bear; Uncle Butch Bear
Synopsis
Uncle Butch goes out in the middle of a rainstorm to patch his roof, but it still leaks.

Indexer Notes

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

[Sammy is Kidnaped] (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Garis ?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
Bill Weaver
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Weaver

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Sammy; the Bad Chaps (Bobby Bobcat; Fuzzy Fox); Pokey Turtle; Nurse Jane
Synopsis
Uncle Wiggily sends Sammy to the north field to bring back some pumpkins for a pie. Sammy takes a short cut through the woods where he is captured by the Bad Chaps (Bobby and Fuzzy). Wiggily and Pokey Turtle come to rescue Sammy, but find that he has already escaped. After getting some pumpkins, Wiggily, Pokey, and Sammy head home, only to run into the Bad Chaps again.

Indexer Notes

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

[Frog Jumping Contest] (Table of Contents: 3)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Garis ?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
Bill Weaver
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Weaver

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Sammy; Shaggy Wolf; Freddie Frog; Eenie Wolverine; Butch Bear; Buzzy Bee
Synopsis
Freddie Frog is set to win the Woodland Cup Frog-Jumping contest, but Eenie Wolverine brings in "Muscles," the champion of nearby Sassafrass County, to get bragging rights. Muscles sets a new record with his jump, but some strategy and a well-placed bee help Freddie win the title.

Indexer Notes

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

[Butch Bear's House-warming Party] (Table of Contents: 4)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Garis ?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
Bill Weaver
Colors
?
Letters
Vic Lockman

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Butch Bear; Eenie Wolverine; Possie; Flattail Beaver; Sheriff Mole
Synopsis
Uncle Wiggily cleans the attic and piles a bunch of old furniture in the yard. Butch Bear is building a new house, so Wiggily decides that he'll have a house-warming party for him and people can bring the old furniture as gifts. While Wiggily helps Butch build his house, Eenie Wolverine and Possie take the furniture and sell it to the neighbors to take to the party.

Indexer Notes

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

[Burning Biscuits] (Table of Contents: 5)

Cubby Bear and Uncle Butch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Garis ?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
Bill Weaver
Letters
Bill Weaver

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby Bear; Uncle Butch Bear; Uncle Butter; Grandpa Chuck; Shaggy Wolf
Synopsis
The neighbors mistake the smoke from Shaggy Wolf's burned biscuits for a house fire.

Indexer Notes

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

[Home from Carnival] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Roger Garis ?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
Bill Weaver
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Weaver

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Sammy
Synopsis
Uncle Wiggily uses some balloons to help get Sammy home after he falls asleep after a day at a carnival.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Script, pencils, inks, and letters 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. [Leaky Roof]
    Cubby Bear and Uncle Butch
  3. 2. [Sammy is Kidnaped]
    Uncle Wiggily
  4. 3. [Frog Jumping Contest]
    Uncle Wiggily
  5. 4. [Butch Bear's House-warming Party]
    Uncle Wiggily
  6. 5. [Burning Biscuits]
    Cubby Bear and Uncle Butch
  7. 6. [Home from Carnival]
    Uncle Wiggily
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