Four Color #981 - Ruff and Reddy
(April-June 1959)

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 "RUFF AND REDDY, No. 981." Code number is RUFF+R. O.S. #981-594. Copyright 1959 by H-B Enterprises, Inc. Based on the "Ruff and Reddy" animated TV series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ruff and Reddy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ruff; Reddy
Keywords
lollipops

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Karl Wilcox (April 2008).

[Alligator Shoes] (Table of Contents: 1)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Letters
Harvey Eisenberg

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis
Reddy wants to chew on some old alligator shoes.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

Ruff and Reddy and the Teeny Genie (Table of Contents: 2)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis
Ruff and Reddy are in the desert of Arvania following a map which is supposed to lead them to the lost city of Bagdaddy-O. A sandstorm uncovers the lost city and Ruff finds a lamp containing a "teeny genie," who's still learning how to control his powers.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

Horsin' Around (Table of Contents: 3)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis
Ruff and Reddy try to find a way for an old circus horse to become a performer again.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

The Hectic Hobby (Table of Contents: 4)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis
Ruff takes up a new hobby--hypnotism. He tries to hypnotize Reddy into believing Ruff is now a lion. A real lion escapes from the zoo and complicates matters.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

The Doggie Deputy (Table of Contents: 5)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis
Ruff and Reddy's car breaks down in a western town. Reddy takes a job as a deputy to earn some money and foils a bank robbery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

[Mobile Mailman] (Table of Contents: 6)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis
Reddy hops a ride on Ruff's sports car to deliver mail to a trailer traveling down the road.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; pantomime story. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

[Hot Dog and Burger Stands] (Table of Contents: 7)

Ruff and Reddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ruff; Reddy
Synopsis
Ruff is running a hamburger stand next door to Reddy's hot dog stand. At noon, each goes to the other's stand to get lunch.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (January 8, 2008).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ruff and Reddy
  2. 1. [Alligator Shoes]
    Ruff and Reddy
  3. 2. Ruff and Reddy and the Teeny Genie
    Ruff and Reddy
  4. 3. Horsin' Around
    Ruff and Reddy
  5. 4. The Hectic Hobby
    Ruff and Reddy
  6. 5. The Doggie Deputy
    Ruff and Reddy
  7. 6. [Mobile Mailman]
    Ruff and Reddy
  8. 7. [Hot Dog and Burger Stands]
    Ruff and Reddy
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