Four Color #676 - Will-Yum!
(February 1956)

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
Editing
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "WILL-YUM! No. 676." Code number is W-Y O.S. #676-562. Copyright 1955 by John F. Dille Company. First of three Will-Yum! Four Colors. Based on the "Will-Yum!" newspaper strip by Dave Gerard.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Will-Yum! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Gerard (signed)
Inks
Dave Gerard (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum

[Cast of Characters] (Table of Contents: 1)

Will-Yum! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Gerard (signed)
Pencils
Dave Gerard (signed)
Inks
Dave Gerard (signed)
Letters
Dave Gerard

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Elwood; Genius; Sniffy; Skinny; Mary; Madeline
Synopsis
Introduction of the characters in story form.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

The Secret Five (Table of Contents: 2)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Gerard
Pencils
Dave Gerard
Inks
Dave Gerard
Colors
?
Letters
Dave Gerard

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Elwood; Skinny; Sniffy; Mary; Madeline
Synopsis
Will-Yum, Elwood, Skinny and Sniffy form a secret club. Mary and Madeline plan a trick on the boys to get them to reveal the "secret" of the club.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Will-Yum! Cures the Patient (Table of Contents: 3)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Gerard
Pencils
Dave Gerard
Inks
Dave Gerard
Colors
?
Letters
Dave Gerard

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Sniffy
Synopsis
Will-Yum plays doctor with Sniffy as a patient.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Madeline Gets Her Man! (Nearly) (Table of Contents: 4)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Gerard
Pencils
Dave Gerard
Inks
Dave Gerard
Colors
?
Letters
Dave Gerard

Genre
children
Characters
Madeline; Mary; Will-Yum
Synopsis
Madeline and Mary try to get Will-Yum to play house with them.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

"The Runaways" (Table of Contents: 5)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Gerard
Pencils
Dave Gerard
Inks
Dave Gerard
Colors
?
Letters
Dave Gerard

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Skinny
Synopsis
Skinny coaxes Will-Yum to run away from home with him, but Will-Yum's mother convinces the two to go camping instead.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Big Race (Table of Contents: 6)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Gerard
Pencils
Dave Gerard
Inks
Dave Gerard
Colors
?
Letters
Dave Gerard

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Genius; Sniffy
Synopsis
Under Genius's direction, Will-Yum and Sniffy build a fast soap box derby car--that doesn't have any brakes!

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

"The Ice Cream Man" (Table of Contents: 7)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Gerard
Pencils
Dave Gerard
Inks
Dave Gerard
Letters
Dave Gerard

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Sniffy; Elwood; Mary; Madeline
Synopsis
Will-Yum gets a job at the drugstore selling ice cream cones, but his generosity puts the store out of business.

Indexer Notes

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

[Wet Paint] (Table of Contents: 8)

Will-Yum! and Whizzer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Gerard (signed)
Pencils
Dave Gerard (signed)
Inks
Dave Gerard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dave Gerard

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Whizzer (dog)
Synopsis
Will-Yum and Whizzer have to see for themselves if a "wet paint" sign is correct.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Will-Yum!
  2. 1. [Cast of Characters]
    Will-Yum!
  3. 2. The Secret Five
    Will-Yum!
  4. 3. Will-Yum! Cures the Patient
    Will-Yum!
  5. 4. Madeline Gets Her Man! (Nearly)
    Will-Yum!
  6. 5. "The Runaways"
    Will-Yum!
  7. 6. The Big Race
    Will-Yum!
  8. 7. "The Ice Cream Man"
    Will-Yum!
  9. 8. [Wet Paint]
    Will-Yum! and Whizzer
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