Four Color #753 - The Little People
(November 1956)

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 "THE LITTLE PEOPLE, No. 753. Code number is L.P.O.S. #753-5611. Copyright 1956 by NEA Service Inc. Based on "The Little People" newspaper strip by Walt Scott.


Happy Holidays (Table of Contents)

Walt Scott's The Little People / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Gantz (painting)
Inks
David Gantz (painting)
Colors
David Gantz (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus; The Little People (Loop; Cork; Jinx; Chub; Old One)
Keywords
brownies; Christmas; elves; fairies; little people; pie; sprites

Indexer Notes

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

[The Snowman] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Little People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Letters
Dan Gormley

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People (Jinx; Cork; Old One)
Synopsis
The Old One is puzzled when the bottom half of a snowman built by Jinx and Cork doesn't melt.

Indexer Notes

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

Happy Holidays (Table of Contents: 2)

The Little People / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Gormley

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People (Loop; Cork; Jinx; Chub; Old One);
The Groons; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Hoping to get away from the troublesome Groons, The Little People build a ship and sail away from the Valley of the Small Ones to a New World. When they reach the New World, they find it's occupied by Indian Groons. After some skirmishes the Little People and the Groons make peace and hold a thanksgiving dinner. Later they have a Christmas celebration with a special guest of honor.

Indexer Notes

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

[Figures on Ice] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Little People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Letters
Dan Gormley

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People (Loop; Jinx; Cork; Old One)
Synopsis
Loop can't make a figure-eight with his ice-skates, so he makes letters instead.

Indexer Notes

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

[Christmas Stockings] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Little People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Gormley

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People (Loop; Cork; Jinx; Chub; Old One)
Synopsis
The Little People rush in to see what presents Santa has left in their stockings.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See Sequence 5.

The Happy Cereal (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Trix; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Happy Holidays
    Walt Scott's The Little People
  2. 1. [The Snowman]
    The Little People
  3. 2. Happy Holidays
    The Little People
  4. 3. [Figures on Ice]
    The Little People
  5. 4. [Christmas Stockings]
    The Little People
  6. 5. The Happy Cereal
    Trix; General Mills
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