(February-March 1947)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
Oskar Lebeck
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint

Issue Notes

Copyright 1947, by Oskar Lebeck.


Belle of the Swampland (Table of Contents)

Albert and Pogo; Uncle Wiggily; Rover; Jigger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly; Dan Noonan; H. R. McBride; Morris Gollub; John Stanley
Inks
Walt Kelly; Dan Noonan; H. R. McBride; Morris Gollub; John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert; Pogo; Uncle Wiggily Longears; Rover; Jigger; Mooch
Reprints

[Baby tigers at the Bronx Zoo!] (Table of Contents: 1)

Photo Zoo / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
New York Zoological Society (photos)
Inks
New York Zoological Society (photos)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

6 photos of baby tigers at the bronx zoo. On inside front and back covers in black and white.

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

Albert and Pogo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only one fing to do to git old Albert to acquire a little culture!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert; Pogo; Howland Owl; Willy de Weevil; Captain Churchy La Femme; Screamin' Mamie
Reprints

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

Jigger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Wait for me, willya?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jigger (a dog); Mooch (a dog, Jigger's friend); Lady Gwendolen (a dog)
Synopsis
Mooch sees a picture in the paper of a female dog and immediately is infatuated with her. He just has to see her at the dog show, and when he does she is repulsed by him. But Mooch takes this and similar incidents to mean that Gwendolyn loves him.

Indexer Notes

Frank M. Young's John Stanley in the 1940s: A Comics Bibliography credits the script to Stanley.

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

Uncle Wiggily / comic story / 10 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
Uncle W-iggily! Nurse Ja-a-ane!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Wiggily Longears; Nurse Jane Fuzzy Wuzzy; Sammy Littletail; Susie Littletail; Bruno

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1947 by Howard R. Garris. Script credit from Michael Barrier's book Funnybooks The Improbable Glories of the Best American Comic Books.

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

Rover / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Noonan
Pencils
Dan Noonan
Inks
Dan Noonan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sailboat Gull, with Rover and Red...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Rover; Red; Mike Redmond; Fearless; Mr. Parkes; Pedro (villain); Senior Grims (villain); Juan (villain)
Synopsis
Red's sailboat is attacked by drug smugglers, but Rover is able to help stop them.

Win an Original Drawing! (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Water Bunnies (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Prickly Pesky Porcupines (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Wilfrid Bronson
Pencils
Morris Gollub [as M. Gollub]
Inks
Morris Gollub [as M. Gollub]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Animal Babies (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
?

Where the Buffalo Roam (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Old Man Bear] (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Gollub (painted)
Inks
Morris Gollub (painted)
Colors
Morris Gollub (painted)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Three line poem with single illustration on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Belle of the Swampland
    Albert and Pogo; Uncle Wiggily; Rover; Jigger
  2. 1. [Baby tigers at the Bronx Zoo!]
    Photo Zoo
  3. 2. ["Only one fing to do to git old Albert to acquire a little culture!"]
    Albert and Pogo
  4. 3. ["Hey! Wait for me, willya?"]
    Jigger
  5. 4. ["Uncle W-iggily! Nurse Ja-a-ane!"]
    Uncle Wiggily
  6. 5. ["The sailboat Gull, with Rover and Red..."]
    Rover
  7. 6. Win an Original Drawing!
  8. 7. Water Bunnies
  9. 8. Prickly Pesky Porcupines
  10. 9. Animal Babies
  11. 10. Where the Buffalo Roam
  12. 11. [Old Man Bear]
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