Four Color #556 - Double Trouble with Goober
(May 1954)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "DOUBLE TROUBLE with GOOBER, No. 556." Code number is GOOBER O.S. #556-545. Copyright 1954 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. Based on the "Double Trouble" newspaper strip by Bill MacLean.


[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
ships in bottles

[Penny in a Sidewalk Grate] (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
Synopsis
Goober makes a profit in retrieving a penny he dropped down a sidewalk grate.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

"Guardsmen" (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Goober; Jeannie; Johnnie
Synopsis
Goober and the twins go into the private detective business.

Goober Meets a Funny Man (Table of Contents: 3)

Goober / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Goober; Jeannie; Johnnie
Synopsis
Goober's mother sends him to grocery store to get a dozen eggs. On the way he meets the twins, who go with him. On the way back the three meet "Floppem," the clown, who pulls a nasty trick on them with the eggs.

Food for Thought (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; Jeannie; Johnnie
Synopsis
Jeannie and Johnnie try to avoid Mrs. McMeany, who always has them run errands in return for stale ginger cookies. Their plan backfires and they miss an impromptu party given by Mrs. McMeany for the neighborhood kids.

Measles Makes a Friend for Life (Table of Contents: 5)

Measles / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
animal
Characters
Measles (dog); Goober; Jeannie; Johnnie
Synopsis
Measles is tied up while the kids go fishing. He breaks free, but is chased by the dog-catcher. The pair end up at the kids' fishing spot where the dog-catcher falls in the water and Measles has to save him.

[The Baby-Sitter] (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
Goober takes the job when the twins' baby-sitter quits.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Water for the Birds] (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
Characters
Goober; Jeannie; Johnnie
Synopsis
Goober uses his squirt-gun to give a thirsty bird a drink.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Double Trouble with Goober
  2. 1. [Penny in a Sidewalk Grate]
    Goober
  3. 2. "Guardsmen"
    Goober and his Double Trouble Pals
  4. 3. Goober Meets a Funny Man
    Goober
  5. 4. Food for Thought
    Goober
  6. 5. Measles Makes a Friend for Life
    Measles
  7. 6. [The Baby-Sitter]
    Goober
  8. 7. [Water for the Birds]
    Goober
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