Four Color #447 - Andy Hardy Comics
(January 1953)

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

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "ANDY HARDY COMICS, No. 447". Code number is A.H.O.S. #447-531. Copyright 1952 by Western Printing and Lithographing. Second of four Andy Hardy Four Colors.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Andy Hardy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Andy Hardy; Polly Benedict
Keywords
manholes

[Tripped at Tennis] (Table of Contents: 1)

Andy Hardy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard

Genre
sports; teen
Characters
Andy Hardy; Polly Benedict
Synopsis
Andy excels at tennis, except for leaping the net when he wins.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; pantomime story.

[Company Masquerade Party] (Table of Contents: 2)

Andy Hardy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Andy Hardy; Polly Benedict; Glamorpuss Gams; Beezy; J. P. Steamblow
Synopsis
Glamourpuss records Andy pretending to be an executive in order to impress Polly. She then blackmails Andy by threatening to take the cylinder transcription to Andy's boss if he doesn't take her to the company masquerade party instead of Polly. Andy gets Beezy to sub as a date with Polly. Andy goes to the party with Glamorpuss, but is surprised to find Beezy and Polly there, too.

[Dressed for Success] (Table of Contents: 3)

Andy Hardy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Andy Hardy; Polly Benedict; Mrs. Hardy; Stuffy Hayden
Synopsis
Andy is wearing a dress of his mother's that she is altering when his car starts rolling down the hill. He hops in to stop it. After a hair-raising trip across town, he ducks into the Academy of Dance to ditch the dress. As it turns out, Polly is there for a ballet recital, along with Stuffy Hayden. After a fracas backstage, Andy and Stuffy, who now is wearing the dress, stop two crooks who are making off with the guests' furs and purses.

[Romance with Lana Grable] (Table of Contents: 4)

Andy Hardy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Andy Hardy; Polly Benedict; Beezy; Clarence Goldsack
Synopsis
Andy gets jealous when Polly rides with rich Clarence Goldsack. He doctors a photo of movie star Lana Grable to try to make Polly think the two are a couple. Polly agrees to not see Clarence if Andy stops seeing Lana. However complications arise when Lana Grable makes a personal appearance in town and Polly wants Andy to break up with her in person.

Indexer Notes

Lana Grable is a combination of the names of movie actresses Lana Turner and Betty Grable.

[Fun While It Lasted] (Table of Contents: 5)

Andy Hardy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Andy Hardy; Polly Benedict
Synopsis
Andy goes all out to show Polly a good time on a date, but after seeing her home has to hitchhike because he's broke.

Indexer Notes

Inside back; black and white; pantomime story.

[Going Right to the Source] (Table of Contents: 6)

Andy Hardy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Andy Hardy; Mr. Hardy
Synopsis
Andy is taking Polly to the big graduation dance. Instead of asking to borrow the car, he asks his father if he can borrow his wallet instead.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Andy Hardy
  2. 1. [Tripped at Tennis]
    Andy Hardy
  3. 2. [Company Masquerade Party]
    Andy Hardy
  4. 3. [Dressed for Success]
    Andy Hardy
  5. 4. [Romance with Lana Grable]
    Andy Hardy
  6. 5. [Fun While It Lasted]
    Andy Hardy
  7. 6. [Going Right to the Source]
    Andy Hardy
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