Four Color #431 - Walter Lantz Woody Woodpecker
(October-November 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
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, No. 431". Code number is W.W.O.S. #431-5210. Copyright 1952 by Walter Lantz Productions, Inc. Series continues in "Woody Woodpecker" #16 (December 1952-January 1953), even though Four Color #431 is the 16th Woody Woodpecker issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Reprints
Keywords
bears; cooking; fishing; frankfurters

Indexer Notes

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

[Cleaning the house] (Table of Contents: 1)

Woody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall ?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis
After Woody gets a room spotless, the ceiling plaster falls down.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; pantomime story. Story title and pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Bank bandits] (Table of Contents: 2)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Anahid Dinkjian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Tackhammer
Synopsis
Woody gets involved with two bank robbers during their getaway. The robbers convince Woody that they are filming a movie and Woody helps them escape to a mountain hideout. There the truth comes out and Woody has to figure out a way to save himself.

Indexer Notes

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

[A bear in the house] (Table of Contents: 3)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Tackhammer
Synopsis
Woody's rich Uncle Woodrow sends a letter saying his "Pride and Joy" is coming to live with Woody for a while. Meanwhile a trained bear falls out of the back of a medicine show van near Woody's house. When the bear appears at Woody's door, Woody assumes that he is Uncle Woodrow's "Pride and Joy" and takes him in. The bear proceeds to wreck Woody's house before his owner comes to claim him.

Indexer Notes

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

[Wallpapering Tackhammer's house] (Table of Contents: 4)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Irene Little
Colors
?
Letters
Irene Little

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Tackhammer
Synopsis
Woody helps his neighbor Tackhammer wallpaper his living room, with predictable results.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on the inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Woody Woodpecker
  2. 1. [Cleaning the house]
    Woody
  3. 2. [Bank bandits]
    Woody Woodpecker
  4. 3. [A bear in the house]
    Woody Woodpecker
  5. 4. [Wallpapering Tackhammer's house]
    Woody Woodpecker
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