Four Color #932 - Smokey the Bear
(August 1958)

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 "SMOKEY THE BEAR, No. 932." Code number is SMOKEY O.S. #932-588. Copyright 1958 by Western Printing & Lithographing Co. "Authorized and approved by the State Foresters and the Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the Advertising Council."

Smokey the Bear His Life Story (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Morris Gollub (painting)
Inks
Morris Gollub (painting)
Colors
Morris Gollub (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs (raccoon)
Keywords
forest rangers; wolves

Indexer Notes

Richard Richmond Identifies the artist as Morris Gollub.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Smokey the Bear / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Smokey the Bear (photos)
Synopsis
Introduction with photographs of the real-life Smokey, a bear cub who survived a forest fire.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three photos and text.

The True Story of Smokey (Table of Contents: 2)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Smokey the Bear
Synopsis
The true story of a bear cub that survived a deadly forest fire in New Mexico and became the mascot for the Forest Service's campaign to prevent forest fires.

The Mountain Mission (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs (raccoon); Lindy (flying squirrel); Hawkeye (hawk)
Synopsis
Specs and Little Smokey go mountain-climbing to measure the snow depth. Smokey trails them to keep them out of trouble.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Please, Smokey, let us help you build that campers' over-night cabin!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Spec (raccoon); Lindy (flying squirrel); Hammer-head (woodpecker); Spike (porcupine)
Synopsis
Smokey gets too much help from the forest animals as he tries to build a trail cabin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're wrong, Little Smokey! I'm much better looking than you!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Little Smokey; Specs (raccoon)
Synopsis
Specs and Little Smokey argue over who is better-looking.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Have Fun Safely (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Smokey the Bear His Life Story
    Smokey the Bear
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Smokey the Bear
  3. 2. The True Story of Smokey
    Smokey the Bear
  4. 3. The Mountain Mission
    Smokey the Bear
  5. 4. ["Please, Smokey, let us help you build that campers' over-night cabin!"]
    Smokey the Bear
  6. 5. ["You're wrong, Little Smokey! I'm much better looking than you!"]
    Smokey the Bear
  7. 6. Have Fun Safely
    Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum
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