Four Color #638 - M.G.M's Spike and Tyke
(August 1955)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
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 "M.G.M.'s SPIKE AND TYKE, No. 638." Code number is S.+T.O.S. #638-558. Copyright 1955 by Loew's Incorporated. Third of three Spike and Tyke Four Colors. Continues as M.G.M.'s Spike and Tyke (Dell, 1956 series) #4 (December 1955-February 1956).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

MGM's Spike and Tyke / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spike; Tyke
Keywords
bones; piggy banks

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Friendly Neighbors (Table of Contents: 2)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spike; Tyke; McTavish; Spot
Synopsis
Spike is trying to set a good example for Tyke, but is frustrated by his neighbor McTavish's secretive actions.

Indexer Notes

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

Big Spike and Little Tyke Meet Mr. Ingenuity (Table of Contents: 3)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spike; Tyke
Synopsis
Spike tries to use ingenuity to help Tyke move rocks, but ends up making the job more work than it was before.

Indexer Notes

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

Old News is Good News (Table of Contents: 4)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spike; Tyke
Synopsis
Tyke goes hunting Indians in the forest. Spike dresses up as an Indian to play along with the game.

Indexer Notes

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

The Cat Who Came to Dinner (Table of Contents: 5)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spike; Tyke; Snowball
Synopsis
Spike and Tyke get Snowball the cat to carry their picnic basket to the park, but find that the park doesn't allow dogs. They try to find a way to get their basket of food back before Snowball eats it all.

Indexer Notes

The title is a takeoff on the title of the 1939 Broadway play, later a movie, "The Man Who Came to Dinner." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, pop! Let's take a trip through the zoo like you promised!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spike; Tyke
Synopsis
Spike is tired, but takes Tyke to the zoo anyway.

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spike has been standing by the curb for a long time!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spike; Tyke
Synopsis
Tyke pretends to be a bird dog and a poodle.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    MGM's Spike and Tyke
  2. 1. ["Dell is proud to present one of its many awards..."]
  3. 2. Friendly Neighbors
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  4. 3. Big Spike and Little Tyke Meet Mr. Ingenuity
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  5. 4. Old News is Good News
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  6. 5. The Cat Who Came to Dinner
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  7. 6. ["Come on, pop! Let's take a trip through the zoo like you promised!"]
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  8. 7. ["Spike has been standing by the curb for a long time!"]
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
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