Four Color #522 - The Brownies
(December 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 "THE BROWNIES, No. 522." Code number is BROWNIES O.S. #523-5312 (Note code number does not match issue number.) Copyright 1953 by Western Printing & Lithographing Company. Ninth of ten Brownies Four Colors.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Brownies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Keywords
boots; brownies; elves; fairies; kittens; pixies; sprites

[Runaway Car] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Brownies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Synopsis
The Brownies build a car, but it takes off without a driver.

Indexer Notes

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

The Brownies Blast Off Into Space (Table of Contents: 2)

The Brownies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies [Wizard; Brainy; Spindly; Muddles; others]
Synopsis
Brainy and Spindly attempt to reach the moon in a homemade rocket powered by a firecracker. They land on a watermelon in Farmer Brown's field instead.

Indexer Notes

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

The Brownies Rescue Mrs. Ladybug (Table of Contents: 3)

The Brownies / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies [Wizard; Spindly; Muddles; others]; Mrs. Ladybug; Ferdie Frog
Synopsis
The Brownies fight a grass fire caused by carelessly tossed cigar. They rescue Mrs. Ladybug and her children and move her house to the creek. There they are trapped by the flames before Ferdie Frog comes to the rescue.

Indexer Notes

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

The Brownies Play a Benefit Show (Table of Contents: 4)

The Brownies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies [Brainy; Wizard; Spindly; Wobble; others]; Farmer Brown; his wife; their daughter
Synopsis
When Farmer Brown's daughter is ill, the Brownies make a pretend television set out of a cardboard box and put on a variety show to entertain her.

Indexer Notes

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

[Trapped in a Bottle] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Badkins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Badkins; The Brownies [Wizard; Brainy; others]; Billy Beetle
Synopsis
The Brownies rescue Billy Beetle after the Badkins put him in a glass jar. The Badkins then steal and eat a strawberry shortcake that the Brownies had made. The Brownies make another shortcake, but this time when the Badkins try to steal it they are caught in the same jar they had put Billy Beetle in.

Indexer Notes

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

[Parking Ticket for a Turtle] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Brownies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Synopsis
The Brownie cop gives a turtle a ticket for napping in a "no parking" zone.

Indexer Notes

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

[Losing a Hat on a Windy Day] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Brownies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Brownies
Synopsis
A Brownie's wide-brimmed hat causes problems in a gusty wind.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Brownies
  2. 1. [Runaway Car]
    The Brownies
  3. 2. The Brownies Blast Off Into Space
    The Brownies
  4. 3. The Brownies Rescue Mrs. Ladybug
    The Brownies
  5. 4. The Brownies Play a Benefit Show
    The Brownies
  6. 5. [Trapped in a Bottle]
    The Badkins
  7. 6. [Parking Ticket for a Turtle]
    The Brownies
  8. 7. [Losing a Hat on a Windy Day]
    The Brownies
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