Four Color #454 - Krazy Kat Comics
(February 1953)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1953-01-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co. Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "KRAZY KAT COMICS, No. 454." Code number is K.KAT O.S. #454-532. Copyright 1953 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. "Adapted from the famous newspaper comic feature "Krazy Kat," originally created by Herriman." On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1953 Pamphlets, page 288.
First Krazy Kat Four Color to appear after the regular Krazy Kat (Dell, 1951 series) title ends with #5 (August-October 1952).

[Sailing on Ice] (Table of Contents)

Krazy Kat / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz Mouse
Keywords
ice skating

Koon-Skin Kapers (Table of Contents: 1)

Krazy Kat / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz Mouse; Offissa Pupp
Synopsis
His new coonskin cap inspires Krazy to play hunter and his snare trap catches Ignatz with a bunch of illegally caught fish.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, concluded on inside back cover; black and white. Text story with three illustrations. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Anticipating the New Highway] (Table of Contents: 2)

Krazy Kat / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz Mouse; Offissa Pupp
Synopsis
Ignatz and Krazy think a new highway is coming and construct their own little town in anticipation of heavy traffic.

Indexer Notes

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

[Bubble Bath] (Table of Contents: 3)

Krazy Kat and Ignatz / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz Mouse
Synopsis
Krazy pours a lot of bubble bath powder in Ignatz's bath and Ignatz floats out the window in a cloud of bubbles.
Keywords
bathtub; bubble bath

Indexer Notes

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

[Deputy Krazy] (Table of Contents: 4)

Krazy Kat / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White
Inks
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Suzanne Seaborne

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz Mouse; Offissa Pupp
Synopsis
Offissa Pupp appoints Krazy as a Deputy for Kokonino County. Ignatz responds by stealing all the bricks in the brick factory.
Keywords
bricks; deputy

Indexer Notes

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

[Rubber Horse at Beach] (Table of Contents: 5)

Ignatz Mouse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ignatz Mouse; Offissa Pupp
Synopsis
Ignatz tries various ways to inflate his rubber horse at the beach.
Keywords
beach

Indexer Notes

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

[Blowing Up Balloons] (Table of Contents: 6)

Ignatz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz Mouse
Synopsis
Ignatz uses compressed air to blow up Krazy like a balloon.
Keywords
balloons

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Sailing on Ice]
    Krazy Kat
  2. 1. Koon-Skin Kapers
    Krazy Kat
  3. 2. [Anticipating the New Highway]
    Krazy Kat
  4. 3. [Bubble Bath]
    Krazy Kat and Ignatz
  5. 4. [Deputy Krazy]
    Krazy Kat
  6. 5. [Rubber Horse at Beach]
    Ignatz Mouse
  7. 6. [Blowing Up Balloons]
    Ignatz
This issue was modified by, among others
  • David Banuelos
  • Dwayne Best
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Pat Conolly
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Alan Hutchinson
  • Tony R. Rose