Four Color #458 - Walter Lantz Oswald the Rabbit
(April 1953)

Dell, 1942 Series
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0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Walter Lantz OSWALD THE RABBIT, No. 458." Code number is OSWALD O.S. #4458-544. Copyright 1953 by Walter Lantz Productions, Inc. Number 11 of 20 Oswald the Rabbit Four Colors. Cover scene has no connection with any of the interior stories.

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Oswald the Rabbit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit
Keywords
missiles; rockets

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Oswald / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White
Inks
Lloyd White
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Enjoying the television, boys?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
One of the twins gets so wrapped up in a television western that he throws a vase at the villain.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White
Inks
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boys! Come in here! I want to talk to you!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd; Reddy Fox (villain); Wil Weasel (villain)
Synopsis
Reddy Fox gets a gullible Oswald hooked by free flying lessons, free carrots, free carrot stew, and free photos. Each time he is saved by Floyd and Lloyd from becoming Reddy's lunch.

Indexer Notes

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

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

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White
Inks
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Phew! Shh. Boys, -- I'm not at home, understand?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd; Cousin Jacques; Reddy Fox (villain)
Synopsis
Oswald's Cousin Jacques, a loudmouth lumberjack from the North Woods, comes to visit.

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd White
Inks
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It must be a bill, Reddy.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd; Reddy Fox (villain)
Synopsis
Floyd and Lloyd have some fun outwitting Reddy Fox in an abandoned house. Later Reddy tries a fake camera trick on the rabbits, but he ends up grabbing a passing skunk instead.

Indexer Notes

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  2. 1. ["Enjoying the television, boys?"]
    Oswald
  3. 2. ["Boys! Come in here! I want to talk to you!"]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  4. 3. ["Phew! Shh. Boys, -- I'm not at home, understand?"]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  5. 4. ["It must be a bill, Reddy."]
    Oswald the Rabbit
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