Four Color #597 - The Little King
(October 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 LITTLE KING, No. 597." Code number is L.K.O.S. #597-5410. Copyright 1954 by King Features Syndicate. Based on "The Little King" newspaper strip by Otto Soglow. Second of three Little King Four Color issues.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Genre
humor
Characters
The Little King
Reprints
Keywords
medals; royalty

Indexer Notes

Cover is signed "O. Soglow" but is probably not by him.

[Coin for chewing gum] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Little King / 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
The Little King
Synopsis
The King has to borrow a penny from the Director of the Treasury in order to get some chewing gum.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

The Little King, Detective (Table of Contents: 2)

The Little King / comic story / 10 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
The Little King; Prime Minister; Royal Chef
Synopsis
The Little King plays detective to find who's been stealing his strawberry tarts from the kitchen.

The Little King and the Statue (Table of Contents: 3)

The Little King / comic story / 12 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
The Little King; Prime Minister
Synopsis
The King unveils a statue commemorating the signing of the peace treaty with Ooklevania. This reminds the King that the treaty must be signed each year and the treaty will run out at sundown. He goes to get King Ookle's signature, only to find that Ookle has been kidnapped and Ooklevania is now ruled by his evil twin brother.

The Little King and the Dragon (Table of Contents: 4)

The Little King / comic story / 10 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
The Little King; Prime Minister
Synopsis
The Duke's daughter has been kidnapped by the Green Dragon. The Little King takes a fire engine to go rescue her.

[The Royal Painter] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Little King / 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
The Little King
Synopsis
The Royal Painter paints a portrait of the Little King in a typical pose--taking a nap.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[The Royal Hospital] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Little King / 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
The Little King
Synopsis
After an accident while laying the cornerstone for the new hospital, the Little King becomes its first patient.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Little King
  2. 1. [Coin for chewing gum]
    The Little King
  3. 2. The Little King, Detective
    The Little King
  4. 3. The Little King and the Statue
    The Little King
  5. 4. The Little King and the Dragon
    The Little King
  6. 5. [The Royal Painter]
    The Little King
  7. 6. [The Royal Hospital]
    The Little King
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