Four Color #561 - The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo and Gerald McBoing Boing
(May 1954)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
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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 "The Nearsighted MR. MAGOO and GERALD McBOING BOING, No. 561." Code number is MAGOO O.S. #561-545. Copyright 1954 by Columbia Pictures Corporation.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Magoo
Reprints
Keywords
fezzes; gardening; lamps; water cans

[Baaa-d Manners] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Magoo
Synopsis
Magoo gets a rude answer when he asks a goat for directions.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Sloppy Jalopy (Table of Contents: 2)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Don Sheppard
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Magoo; Waldo
Synopsis
Magoo takes a used car salesman on a wild test ride.

Indexer Notes

Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Mighty Moe (Table of Contents: 3)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don Sheppard
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Magoo; Waldo
Synopsis
Magoo and Waldo go deep-sea fishing.

Indexer Notes

Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Gerald Goes to the Grocery (Table of Contents: 4)

Gerald McBoing Boing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Gerald McBoing Boing
Synopsis
Gerald's parents send him to the grocery store, where the grocer has to decipher Gerald's sound effects to know what he wants.

[Trip to Hoboken] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don Sheppard
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Magoo
Synopsis
Magoo mistakes the Hudson River Ferry to Hoboken for an ocean liner.

Indexer Notes

Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Billboard Drive-In Theater] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Magoo; Waldo
Synopsis
Magoo mistakes a large billboard for a drive-in theater screen.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Pinball Oddball] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Magoo
Synopsis
Magoo mistakes a pinball machine for a penny candy machine.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  2. 1. [Baaa-d Manners]
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  3. 2. Sloppy Jalopy
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  4. 3. Mighty Moe
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  5. 4. Gerald Goes to the Grocery
    Gerald McBoing Boing
  6. 5. [Trip to Hoboken]
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  7. 6. [Billboard Drive-In Theater]
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
  8. 7. [Pinball Oddball]
    The Nearsighted Mr. Magoo
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