Four Color #754 - Smokey the Bear
(November 1956)

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

Indicia title is "SMOKEY THE BEAR, No. 754." Code number is SMOKEY THE BEAR O.S. #754-5611. Copyright 1956 by Western Printing and Lithographing Co. "Authorized and approved by the State Foresters and the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the Advertising Council." Third of eight Smokey the Bear Four Colors.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey
Keywords
bears; buffalos; forest rangers; Sioux war bonnets

[Raccoon Rescue] (Table of Contents: 1)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Letters
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Characters
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs (raccoon)
Synopsis
Smokey and Little Smokey build a bed of pine boughs to break Specs' fall from a branch of a tree.

Indexer Notes

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

Trouble on the Hoof (Table of Contents: 2)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs (raccoon)
Synopsis
Specs gets into a feud with a herd of buffalo and finds himself in danger when he gets pinned beneath rocks in the path of a grass fire.

Indexer Notes

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

The Smokejumpers (Table of Contents: 3)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs (raccoon)
Synopsis
Smokey teaches a Specs and a group of beavers how to become "smokejumpers"--fire fighters who parachute into remote fire areas.

Indexer Notes

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

The Meddler (Table of Contents: 4)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs (raccoon)
Synopsis
A puma causes problems when he scares the beavers that Smokey needs to cut down some trees.

Indexer Notes

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

[Detour] (Table of Contents: 5)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub

Characters
Smokey the Bear
Synopsis
Smokey posts a detour sign after he is disturbed by animals crossing over him as he tries to nap by a tree.

Indexer Notes

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

[Teasing a Turtle] (Table of Contents: 6)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Little Smokey; Specs (raccoon)
Synopsis
Little Smokey and Specs tease a turtle for carrying his house on his back, but find the tables turned when a sudden shower comes up.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. 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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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smokey the Bear
  2. 1. [Raccoon Rescue]
    Smokey the Bear
  3. 2. Trouble on the Hoof
    Smokey the Bear
  4. 3. The Smokejumpers
    Smokey the Bear
  5. 4. The Meddler
    Smokey the Bear
  6. 5. [Detour]
    Smokey the Bear
  7. 6. [Teasing a Turtle]
    Smokey the Bear
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