Four Color #485 - The Little People
(August 1953)

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

Indicia title is "THE LITTLE PEOPLE, No. 485." Code number is L.P.O.S. #485-538. Copyright 1953 by NEA Service, Inc. Based on the newspaper comic strip "The Little People" by Walt Scott. First of ten Little People Four Colors.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Little People / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Chub; Loop; Jink; Cork; Old One]
Keywords
brownies; egg beaters; elves; fairies; fishing; pixies; sprites; teapots

Indexer Notes

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

[Shoe-boat] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Little People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Loop; Jink; Old One]
Synopsis
Loop uses an old slipper for shade when it's sunny and then as a boat when it rains.

Indexer Notes

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

The Little People and the Sick Fawn (Table of Contents: 2)

The Little People / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Chub; Loop; Jink; Cork; Old One]; Tar (crow); Groons (villains)
Synopsis
When Mrs. Doe's fawn is sick, the Little People must go to the cave of their enemies, the Groons, to bring back yop-yop leaves to make a medicine to cure the fawn.

Indexer Notes

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

The Little People's Carnival (Table of Contents: 3)

The Little People / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Chub; Loop; Jink; Cork; Old One]
Synopsis
The Little People are putting on a carnival, but there doesn't seem to be anything that Loop can do to participate.

Indexer Notes

In addition to the five main characters, many other unnamed Little People appear. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Picnic Distraction] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Little People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Chub; Loop; Jink; Cork; Old One]
Synopsis
The Little People set up a separate picnic for the ants so they can enjoy their own picnic in peace.

Indexer Notes

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

[Hair tonic trick] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Little People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Jink; Loop; Old One]
Synopsis
Jink and Loop sell phony hair tonic to a frog, but the frog and the Old One trick them into thinking it actually works.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; 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]
    The Little People
  2. 1. [Shoe-boat]
    The Little People
  3. 2. The Little People and the Sick Fawn
    The Little People
  4. 3. The Little People's Carnival
    The Little People
  5. 4. [Picnic Distraction]
    The Little People
  6. 5. [Hair tonic trick]
    The Little People
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