Four Color #516 - Double Trouble with Goober
(November 1953)

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

Indicia title is "DOUBLE TROUBLE with GOOBER, No. 516." Code number is GOOBER O.S. #516-5311. Copyright 1953 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. Based on the "Double Trouble" newspaper strip by Bill MacLean. Third of four Double Trouble with Goober Four Color issues.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Double Trouble with Goober / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill MacLean (signed)
Inks
Bill MacLean (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
children
Characters
Goober
Reprints
Keywords
dentistry; garden rakes

"Not So Nutty After All" (Table of Contents: 1)

Goober / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill MacLean
Pencils
Bill MacLean
Inks
Bill MacLean
Letters
Bill MacLean ?

Genre
children
Characters
Goober; Jeannie; Johnnie
Synopsis
Jeannie and Johnnie go to the woods to hunt for nuts, while Goober finds it simpler to use a vending machine.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Monkey Business (Table of Contents: 2)

Goober and his "Double Trouble" Pals / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill MacLean (signed)
Pencils
Bill MacLean (signed)
Inks
Bill MacLean (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill MacLean ?

Genre
children
Characters
Goober; Jeannie; Johnnie; their parents
Synopsis
Goober, Jeannie, and Johnnie fix up an old broken wind-up record player to use as a hand-organ. With Goober playing the part of a monkey and Jeannie and Johnnie singing "Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush," the trio attract a crowd downtown. They are taken to the police station for not having an organ grinder's license, but end up performing on the Police Athletic League television program.

Goober Puts the Freeze on His "Double Trouble" Pals (Table of Contents: 3)

Goober / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill MacLean
Pencils
Bill MacLean
Inks
Bill MacLean
Colors
?
Letters
Bill MacLean

Genre
children
Characters
Goober; Jeannie; Johnnie; Measles (dog);
Synopsis
Goober gets Jeannie and Johnnie to crank his ice-cream freezer for him.

"Blow Wind - Blow Some More" (Table of Contents: 4)

Goober / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill MacLean
Pencils
Bill MacLean
Inks
Bill MacLean
Colors
?
Letters
Bill MacLean

Genre
children
Characters
Goober; Johnnie
Synopsis
Goober and Johnnie take some old newspapers in for scrap, but on the way a strong wind scatters the papers over the neighborhood, with some surprising results.

Indexer Notes

Just one "Double Trouble" twin in this story. Jeannie does not appear.

Fun, Food, and Frolic (Table of Contents: 5)

Measles / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill MacLean
Pencils
Bill MacLean
Inks
Bill MacLean
Colors
?
Letters
Bill MacLean

Genre
humor
Characters
Measles (dog)
Synopsis
Measles goes to the woods to get some exercise.

[Knock-Out] (Table of Contents: 6)

Goober / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill MacLean
Pencils
Bill MacLean
Inks
Bill MacLean
Letters
Bill MacLean

Genre
children
Characters
Goober; Jeannie; Johnnie
Synopsis
Jeannie pretends to knock out Johnnie with a boxing glove in order to fool Goober.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[The Skating Race] (Table of Contents: 7)

Goober / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill MacLean
Pencils
Bill MacLean
Inks
Bill MacLean
Colors
?
Letters
Bill MacLean

Genre
children; sports
Characters
Goober; Jeannie; Johnnie
Synopsis
Goober and Johnnie have an ice-skating race.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Double Trouble with Goober
  2. 1. "Not So Nutty After All"
    Goober
  3. 2. Monkey Business
    Goober and his "Double Trouble" Pals
  4. 3. Goober Puts the Freeze on His "Double Trouble" Pals
    Goober
  5. 4. "Blow Wind - Blow Some More"
    Goober
  6. 5. Fun, Food, and Frolic
    Measles
  7. 6. [Knock-Out]
    Goober
  8. 7. [The Skating Race]
    Goober
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