Four Color #550 - The Little Scouts
(April 1954)

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 LITTLE SCOUTS, No. 550." Code number is L.S.O.S. #550-544. Copyright 1954 by Roland Coe. Based on "The Little Scouts" children's books by Roland Coe.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Scouts [Snackbar; Wilmar; Wimbish]; Scoutmaster Johnson
Keywords
backpacks; Boy Scouts; cameras

[Gallantry Backfires] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Scouts [Snackbar]
Synopsis
Snackbar places his shirt over a puddle for a little girl to cross over; but splits his pants in the process.

Indexer Notes

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

The Hidden Cave (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Scouts [Snackbar; Wilmar; Beller; Jebby; Sprig]; Scoutmaster Johnson
Synopsis
While on a boat ride, the Scouts and Mr. Johnson find an opening to a huge cave. They go exploring but find something they weren't expecting.

Indexer Notes

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

Seeing Double (Table of Contents: 3)

The Little Scouts / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Scouts [Snackbar; Wilmar; Sprig]; Scoutmaster Johnson
Synopsis
Snackbar, Wilmar, and Mr. Johnson get confused when a pair of twins with contrasting personalities moves into the neighborhood.

Indexer Notes

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

Campfire Tale (Table of Contents: 4)

The Little Scouts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little Scouts [Snackbar; Wilmar; Sprig; Jebby; Wimbish]; Scoutmaster Johnson
Synopsis
Scoutmaster Johnson tells the scouts about the stars and Wimbish has a dream about visiting the Milky Way.

Indexer Notes

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

Bagging a Big One (Table of Contents: 5)

The Little Scouts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Scouts [Snackbar; Sprig]; Scoutmaster Johnson
Synopsis
Scoutmaster Johnson gets himself stuck in an extra-large sleeping bag when the zipper jams.

Indexer Notes

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

[Improvised Ladder] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Scouts [Jebby; Wilmar]; Scoutmaster Johnson
Synopsis
Jebby uses venetian blinds as a ladder to help hang curtains on a window.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; pantomime story.

[Sneak Attack] (Table of Contents: 7)

Scoutmaster Johnson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Scoutmaster Johnson
Synopsis
Scoutmaster Johnson gets a rude awakening when a bird punctures his air mattress.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Little Scouts
  2. 1. [Gallantry Backfires]
    The Little Scouts
  3. 2. The Hidden Cave
    The Little Scouts
  4. 3. Seeing Double
    The Little Scouts
  5. 4. Campfire Tale
    The Little Scouts
  6. 5. Bagging a Big One
    The Little Scouts
  7. 6. [Improvised Ladder]
    The Little Scouts
  8. 7. [Sneak Attack]
    Scoutmaster Johnson
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