Four Color #765 - Will-Yum!
(February 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
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 "WILL-YUM!, No. 765." Code number is WILL-YUM O.S. #765-572. Copyright 1956 by John F. Dille Company. 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
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Whizzer (dog)
Keywords
boxing

[Dog Reading the Newspaper] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Sniffy; Whizzer (dog)
Synopsis
Whizzer can read the newpaper, but can't turn the pages.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

"Too Many Friends" (Table of Contents: 2)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Mary; Skinny; Madeline; Elwood; Sniffy
Synopsis
After earning 50 cents for mowing a yard, Will-Yum tries to dodge his friends who want him to buy them sodas.

"The Hypnotist" (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; Elwood
Synopsis
Sniffy accidentally hypnotizes Will-Yum into believing he's a rabbit and then a turtle.

"The Caddy" (Table of Contents: 4)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children; sports
Characters
Will-Yum; Sniffy
Synopsis
Will-Yum gets a job as a caddy at a golf course, but knows nothing about golf.

Will-Yum! and "The Biggest Present" (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; Sniffy; Madeline; Elwood; Skinny
Synopsis
When Madeline forgets to mail Will-Yum's invitation to her party, Will-Yum tries to convince everyone that Madeline has the measles. To make up for that, Will-Yum is only allowed to come to the party if he brings the biggest present.

"Two Pupils Learn a Lesson!" (Table of Contents: 6)

Will-Yum! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Sniffy; Madeline
Synopsis
Madeline is playing school and Sniffy and Will-Yum try to trick her into thinking that her stuffed dog can talk.

"Skinny Goes Straight" (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Skinny
Synopsis
Will-Yum agrees to go with Skinny to the store, but only it he goes straight there and back. He does so, strictly speaking, but the route goes through people's houses, cars, and back yards.

[Lionel Plays Mailman] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum; Lionel
Synopsis
Lionel finds some letters on his father's desk and delivers them around the neighborhood.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

"The Early Bird" (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Will-Yum
Synopsis
Will-Yum goes at dawn to Elwood's house to see if he's up.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The fourth panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents," in the middle of the story.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Will-Yum!
  2. 1. [Dog Reading the Newspaper]
    Will-Yum! and Whizzer
  3. 2. "Too Many Friends"
    Will-Yum!
  4. 3. "The Hypnotist"
    Will-Yum!
  5. 4. "The Caddy"
    Will-Yum!
  6. 5. Will-Yum! and "The Biggest Present"
    Will-Yum!
  7. 6. "Two Pupils Learn a Lesson!"
    Will-Yum!
  8. 7. "Skinny Goes Straight"
    Will-Yum!
  9. 8. [Lionel Plays Mailman]
    Will-Yum! and Lionel
  10. 9. "The Early Bird"
    Will-Yum!
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