(April-May 1944)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale Date
1944-03-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co. Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine
Editing
Oskar Lebeck (editor)

Issue Notes

Copyright 1944, 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; humor
Characters
Uncle Wiggily Longears; Sammy Littletail; Susie Littletail
Reprints

Albert Gnaws a Thing or Two, Too! (Table of Contents: 1)

Pogo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and red.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Gaylord Du Bois (credited as Howard R. Garis)
Pencils
H. R. McBride
Inks
H. R. McBride
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A.C.#8-444
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Uncle Wiggily! Why are you putting wheels on your rowboat?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Uncle Wiggily Longears; Sammy Littletail; Susie Littletail; Nurse Jane Fuzzy Wuzzy; Pirate Fox

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois writer credit per Gaylord Du Bois, page 4, Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott (Michigan State University Libraries 1985) 203 leaves ; 28 cm. -- Photocopy of computer printout. -- Call no.: PN6727.D77 A2S35 1985, which states: "Uncle Wiggly. 12p. For Animal Comics #9. Paid Oct. 6, 1943." And "Uncle Wiggly. 1p. For Animal Comics #9. Paid Jan. 7, 1944."

Hubbell R. McBride art credit per Michael Barrier, page 71, "Funnybooks" (UCPress 2015), which states, "The 'Uncle Wiggly' stories were drawn by Hubbell R. McBride, who was, like his Western colleagues Arthur Jameson and George Kerr, a veteran illustrator---in McBride's case, of Liberty magazine's covers."

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

Hector the Henpecked Rooster / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman (credited)
Inks
Rube Grossman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You going to the costume ball tonight, Hector?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hector the Henpecked Rooster; Mrs. Bertha Henpeck; Rick

Palomino (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Tommy Owens; Mr. Owens; Starlight (a horse); Bill
Synopsis
Tommy tames the wild horse he receives from his Uncle Jack.

Indexer Notes

Du Bois writer credit per page 4, Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott (Michigan State University Libraries 1985) 203 leaves ; 28 cm. -- Photocopy of computer printout. -- Call no.: PN6727.D77 A2S35 1985, which states: "Palomino. 14p. For Animal Comics #9. Paid Oct. 20, 1943."

The Orphan Canary (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Blackie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Golden
Inks
Tom Golden
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wanna drumstick!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Blackie; Rube; The Wolf

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1944 by Famous Studios.

[Albert's Birthday] (Table of Contents: 7)

Pogo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Albert the Alligator
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert; Pogo; Bumbazine
Synopsis
Bumbazine and Pogo make a cake for Albert's birthday.
Reprints

[Fishing Bears] (Table of Contents: 8)

Animal Antics / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Wiggily
  2. 1. Albert Gnaws a Thing or Two, Too!
    Pogo
  3. 2. ["Oh, Uncle Wiggily! Why are you putting wheels on your rowboat?"]
    Uncle Wiggily
  4. 3. ["You going to the costume ball tonight, Hector?"]
    Hector the Henpecked Rooster
  5. 4. Palomino
  6. 5. The Orphan Canary
  7. 6. ["I wanna drumstick!"]
    Blackie
  8. 7. [Albert's Birthday]
    Pogo
  9. 8. [Fishing Bears]
    Animal Antics
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Nick Caputo
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Alan Hutchinson
  • Morbus Iff
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dave Porta
  • Jonathan Sari