Four Color #697 - Walter Lantz Oswald the Rabbit
(April 1956)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Walter Lantz OSWALD THE RABBIT, No. 697." Code number is OSWALD O.S. #697-564. Copyright 1956 by Walter Lantz Productions, Inc. 16th of 20 Oswald the Rabbit Four Colors.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Oswald the Rabbit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Keywords
dachshunds

Indexer Notes

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

Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Picture Problems (Table of Contents: 2)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
Oswald and the boys go into the mountains to try to take photographs of the Badluk Indians, who have a violent hatred of cameras and photographers.

Indexer Notes

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

The Bashful Buccaneer (Table of Contents: 3)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
While on an ocean cruise, Oswald and the boys are kidnapped by a pirate operating out of a submarine.

Indexer Notes

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

Oswald the Rabbit and the Caddy Kids (Table of Contents: 4)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd; Reddy Fox
Synopsis
The boys caddy for Oswald when he goes golfing. Reddy Fox tries to catch the boys when they go hunting Oswald's errant shots in the rough.

Indexer Notes

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

Shooting Stars (Table of Contents: 5)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd; Uncle Roscoe
Synopsis
Oswald and the boys go to Uncle Roscoe's house on top of Arrowhead Peak to watch a meteor shower. While there, a spaceship from the planet Celester lands. The occupants want to know if the planet is suitable for them to take over, but decide to leave when they are given pepper and are told it is powdered food.

Indexer Notes

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

[Pirate Flag] (Table of Contents: 6)

Floyd and Lloyd / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
Floyd and Lloyd use Oswald's pillowcase for a pirate flag.

Indexer Notes

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

[Leaking Roof] (Table of Contents: 7)

Oswald / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit
Synopsis
Oswald comes up with a simple solution to a leaky roof.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story. Only two panels. Part of the second 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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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  2. 1. Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics
  3. 2. Picture Problems
    Oswald the Rabbit
  4. 3. The Bashful Buccaneer
    Oswald the Rabbit
  5. 4. Oswald the Rabbit and the Caddy Kids
    Oswald the Rabbit
  6. 5. Shooting Stars
    Oswald the Rabbit
  7. 6. [Pirate Flag]
    Floyd and Lloyd
  8. 7. [Leaking Roof]
    Oswald
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