(December 1943-January 1944)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Wiggily / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly ?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily Longears
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?; typeset

Synopsis
Subscription ad for Andy Panda

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This scooter craft is going to be fun--
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily; Nurse Jane; Uncle Butter; Susie; Sammie; a bear; a snake; pirate foxes
Synopsis
Uncle Wiggily saves everyone from a snake, a bear, and pirate foxes using self-popping popcorn.

Indexer Notes

Du Bois credit per info in Michael Barrier's book Funnybooks the Improbable Glories of the Best American Comic Books.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Keeto the Jungle Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Hickey
Pencils
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Hickey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Krufa, the brown bear, found Keeto when he was only a baby...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Keeto; Krufa; baboons; Leo; Arak
Synopsis
Keeto is kidnapped by baboons

Indexer Notes

The story is highly derivative from Rudyard Kipling's _The Jungle Books_.

At the Seashore (Table of Contents: 4)

Muggins Mouse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Marjorie Barrows
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Muggins Mouse; a lobster; a wooden sailor
Synopsis
Muggins has an adventure at the seashore

The Beetle Battle of Bug Batallion (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Thomas [as Bumblebrain] (signed)
Inks
Frank Thomas [as Bumblebrain] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Frank Thomas [as Bumblebrain]

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters
Japanese Beetles (villains)
Synopsis
Japanese beetles invade the garden.

Indexer Notes

The Japanese beetles are dressed like WW2 era Japanese soldiers.

Chatter Learns a Lesson (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Homer Pigeon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
Vivie Risto
Colors
?
Letters
Vivie Risto

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Car-r-rie! I brung ya somethin!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters
Homer Pigeon; Carrie Pigeon; a Japanese vulture
Synopsis
Homer helps get an important military message past a Japanese vulture.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Merry Meadows / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Justin Gruelle (signed)
Inks
Justin Gruelle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho-hum! It's dull around here.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
A policeman makes several mistakes in an effort to find who hit him with snow.

Spunky and the Hornets (Table of Contents: 9)

Spunky Spaniel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Jamison
Inks
Arthur Jamison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Spunky decides he's a big dog and gets involved with some hornets.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis
Subscription ad for Looney Tunes & Merry Melodies

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis
Subscription ad for Looney Tunes & Merry Melodies.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Wiggily
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["This scooter craft is going to be fun--"]
    Uncle Wiggily
  4. 3. ["Krufa, the brown bear, found Keeto when he was only a baby..."]
    Keeto the Jungle Boy
  5. 4. At the Seashore
    Muggins Mouse
  6. 5. The Beetle Battle of Bug Batallion
  7. 6. Chatter Learns a Lesson
  8. 7. ["Well, Car-r-rie! I brung ya somethin!"]
    Homer Pigeon
  9. 8. ["Ho-hum! It's dull around here."]
    Merry Meadows
  10. 9. Spunky and the Hornets
    Spunky Spaniel
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
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