(February-March 1943)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1943-02-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Oskar Lebeck
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1943, by Oskar Lebeck.


First Time in Comics Uncle Wiggily (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily Longears; Sammy Littletail; Lulu Wibble-Wobble; The Sneaky Bobcat; Skillery Scallery Alligator; Nurse Jane Fuzzy Wuzzy; Dr. Possum; Floppy Twistytail; Fuzzy Fox; Pipsisewah; Woozie Wolf; Bad Boys
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

[Mrs. Giraffe] (Table of Contents: 1)

Animal Comics News Corner / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Acme Photos (photos)
Inks
Acme Photos (photos)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mrs. Giraffe; Jiggs; Dinty

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and red.

Uncle Wiggily's Birthday Present (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois [as Howard R. Garis]
Pencils
H. R. McBride ?
Inks
H. R. McBride ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily Longears; Nurse Jane Fuzzy Wuzzy; Sammy Littletail; Susie Littletail; Dr. Possum; Fuzzy Fox
Synopsis
Uncle Wiggily gets an airplane for his birthday, but Fuzzy Fox tries to steal it.

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1943, by Howard R. Garis. Du Bois credit per Michael Barrier, Funnybooks the Improbable Glories of the Best American Comic Books (UC Press, Oakland, 2015, p.122).

Bumbazine and the Singing Alligator (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert; Pogo; Bumbazine
Synopsis
Albert's singing drives the other animals out of the swamp.
Reprints

Katonka Pays a Debt (Table of Contents: 4)

Katonka / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Katonka; Sgt. Bain; Private Rooney; Lt. Gault; Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Katonka helps the soldiers capture some Nazis.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit per Du Bois Account Books.

Pupetta of the Circus (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Justin Gruelle [as Justin C. Gruelle] (signed)
Inks
Justin Gruelle [as Justin C. Gruelle] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pupetta Seal; Napolean [Papa Seal]; Mama Seal; Babette; Whitey; Billy; Jumbo; Boo-Hoo; Smiley; Fatima; Grouchy, the Sword Swallower; Rosy Rhino
Synopsis
Pupetta learns to play a musical instrument.

Mystery in the Zoo (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
H. R. McBride?
Inks
H. R. McBride?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peanut

[The woodland village of Merry Meadows was...] (Table of Contents: 7)

Merry Meadows / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Justin Gruelle [as Justin C. Gruelle] (signed)
Inks
Justin Gruelle [as Justin C. Gruelle] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Robert Rabbit [as Rob Rabbit]; Bertrand Bear; Maurice Mouse; Freddy Frog; Tommy Turtle; Mrs. Hootie Owl; Mama Bear; Daddy Bear; Sammy Scarecrow; Mrs. Bertha Beaver; Sly Fox; Lee Lynx; Harry Hyena; Mr. Beaver; Sammy Salmon; Cary Crawfish; Sammy Swordfish; Mike Mullet

The Puppy That Nobody Wanted (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mickey (a puppy); Captain (a dog)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Animal Comics News Corner / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Acme Photos (photos)
Inks
Acme Photos (photos)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With baseball just around the corner...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black, white and red.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. First Time in Comics Uncle Wiggily
    Uncle Wiggily
  2. 1. [Mrs. Giraffe]
    Animal Comics News Corner
  3. 2. Uncle Wiggily's Birthday Present
    Uncle Wiggily
  4. 3. Bumbazine and the Singing Alligator
  5. 4. Katonka Pays a Debt
    Katonka
  6. 5. Pupetta of the Circus
  7. 6. Mystery in the Zoo
  8. 7. [The woodland village of Merry Meadows was...]
    Merry Meadows
  9. 8. The Puppy That Nobody Wanted
  10. 9. ["With baseball just around the corner..."]
    Animal Comics News Corner
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