Four Color #894 - Walter Lantz Oswald the Rabbit
(April 1958)

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 "Walter Lantz OSWALD THE RABBIT, No. 894." Code number is OSWALD O.S. #894-584. Copyright 1958 by Walter Lantz Productions, Inc. Eighteenth of twenty Oswald the Rabbit Four Color issues.

[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
Reprints
Keywords
rocking horses; roller skates

Indexer Notes

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

[Leaks Above and Below] (Table of Contents: 1)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Pete Alvarado

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit
Synopsis
When the canvas top on Oswald's car leaks during a rainstorm, Oswald crawls under the car only to find that oil drips on him there.

Indexer Notes

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

Tropical Trickery (Table of Contents: 2)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Pete Alvarado
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
Oswald plans to go seek his fortune in Alaska, but the boys plant a subliminal suggestion to go to the tropics instead. The trio ends up on a boat in the Amazon, with a cargo of fur coats and frozen foods. They use those unlikely items to foil a hijacking of a riverboat.

Indexer Notes

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

Hare-Sized Hero (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Pete Alvarado
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
After Oswald accidentally captures a wanted criminal, the boys think he's a hero. Their bragging eventually puts Oswald in the ring against a huge wrestler.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Oswald the Rabbit and the Birthday Boat (Table of Contents: 4)

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
The boys build a homemade boat for Oswald's birthday, but it sinks when Oswald steps foot on it. The next day the boys have to salvage the sunken boat. Oswald has an improbable incident with an outboard motor that ends with the owner of the outboard company giving them a small yacht.

Indexer Notes

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

[Paying at Both Ends of a Boat Ride] (Table of Contents: 5)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Pete Alvarado
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
Oswald rents a rowboat from one of the boys, but it sinks and he makes his way to a small island. There he finds the other boy selling "Help" messages in a bottle.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Turning the Tables] (Table of Contents: 6)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Pete Alvarado
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
When Oswald is resting during a band concert, Floyd and Lloyd douse him with their squirt guns. Oswald rigs his tuba up with a hose and when the boys return, he squirts them with the tuba.

Indexer Notes

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

[The Handy Jack] (Table of Contents: 7)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit
Synopsis
Oswald is eating soup in his trailer when one of its tires goes flat. In order to finish his soup, he uses the car jack to level the table.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story. The 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]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  2. 1. [Leaks Above and Below]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  3. 2. Tropical Trickery
    Oswald the Rabbit
  4. 3. Hare-Sized Hero
    Oswald the Rabbit
  5. 4. Oswald the Rabbit and the Birthday Boat
    Oswald the Rabbit
  6. 5. [Paying at Both Ends of a Boat Ride]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  7. 6. [Turning the Tables]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  8. 7. [The Handy Jack]
    Oswald the Rabbit
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