Four Color #1079 - The Little Rascals
(February-April 1960)

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 "THE LITTLE RASCALS, No. 1079." Code number is L.RASCALS O.S. #1079-602. Copyright 1959 by Hal Roach Studios.

Keywords
cello; music; saxophone; trumpets

The Little Rascals (Table of Contents)

The Little Rascals / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Gantz
Inks
David Gantz
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Rascals [Spanky; Alfalfa; Fatso]

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The License (Table of Contents: 1)

The Little Rascals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
David Gantz
Inks
David Gantz
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Rascals [Spanky; Fatso; Alfalfa (cameo); Buckwheat (cameo); Farina (cameo)]; Billy (goat)
Synopsis
A policemen stops the Rascals goat-powered cart because it doesn't have license plates.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Script credit from "The Works of Paul S. Newman Part 25: 1960" by Robin Snyder in "The Comics" Vol. 19, No. 1 (January 2008).

The New Teacher (Table of Contents: 2)

The Little Rascals / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
David Gantz
Inks
David Gantz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Rascals [Spanky; Fatso; Alfalfa; Buckwheat]; Miss Pretty; Mr. Grumble; Mr. Strict (villain)
Synopsis
Miss Pretty, the Rascals' school teacher, is fired because a science experiment flooded the classroom. Her replacement, Mr. Strict, turns out to be behind the botched experiment which he designed to get Miss Pretty fired. Spanky sabotages Strict's experiments so he will be fired and Miss Pretty will return.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records. (November 2007)

The Devil to Pay (Table of Contents: 3)

The Little Rascals / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
David Gantz
Inks
David Gantz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Rascals [Alfalfa]; Aunt Matilda; Toughie McGurk (villain)
Synopsis
Alfalfa is having to pay "toll" to Toughie McGurk and his gang to cross the street. Alfalfa's Aunt Matilda plucks him from the ensuing scuffle (thinking he had started it) and tells him that he has to play an angel in her Women's Club play. The day of the play, Toughie and his gang waylay the child who's supposed to play the Devil in the play and Toughie dresses in his costume. Alfalfa is strapped in a flying harness for his role in the play, but Toughie mans the controls and gives him a wild ride.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Script credit from "The Works of Paul S. Newman Part 25: 1960" by Robin Snyder in "The Comics" Vol. 19, No. 1 (January 2008).

The Dog Catcher (Table of Contents: 4)

The Little Rascals / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
David Gantz
Inks
David Gantz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Rascals [Spanky; Fatso; Alfalfa; Buckwheat; Farina]; Waldo Worthington; Scrappy (dog); Billy (goat)
Synopsis
Spanky "borrows" the dog license of Waldo's Great Dane for his dog Scrappy to try to trick the dog catcher; but the dog catcher takes Waldo's dog to the pound instead. The gang tries a variety of methods to get the dog free from the pound.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Script credit from "The Works of Paul S. Newman Part 25: 1960" by Robin Snyder in "The Comics" Vol. 19, No. 1 (January 2008).

The Snow Fight (Table of Contents: 5)

The Little Rascals / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
David Gantz
Inks
David Gantz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Rascals [Spanky; Alfalfa; Fatso; Buckwheat; Farina]; Spanky's kid sister; Toughie McGurk (villain)
Synopsis
Spanky's kid sister proves to be the Rascals' secret weapon in their snowball fight with Toughie McGurk and his Pirates.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Script credit from "The Works of Paul S. Newman Part 25: 1960" by Robin Snyder in "The Comics" Vol. 19, No. 1 (January 2008).

The Performer (Table of Contents: 6)

The Little Rascals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
David Gantz
Inks
David Gantz
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Rascals [Alfalfa]; Aunt Matilda; Prof. Harmony
Synopsis
Alfalfa's violin teacher, Prof. Harmony, takes him to play at his rival Prof. Chord's school, using Alfalfa's poor playing as bad publicity for Prof. Chord.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Script credit from "The Works of Paul S. Newman Part 25: 1960" by Robin Snyder in "The Comics" Vol. 19, No. 1 (January 2008).

The Fly Ball (Table of Contents: 7)

The Little Rascals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
children
Characters
The Little Rascals [Spanky; Alfalfa; Fatso; Buckwheat]; Toughie McGurk
Synopsis
Outfielder Buckwheat accidentally catches a fly ball with his cap.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color; pantomime story. Script credit from "The Works of Paul S. Newman Part 25: 1960" by Robin Snyder in "The Comics" Vol. 19, No. 1 (January 2008).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Little Rascals
    The Little Rascals
  2. 1. The License
    The Little Rascals
  3. 2. The New Teacher
    The Little Rascals
  4. 3. The Devil to Pay
    The Little Rascals
  5. 4. The Dog Catcher
    The Little Rascals
  6. 5. The Snow Fight
    The Little Rascals
  7. 6. The Performer
    The Little Rascals
  8. 7. The Fly Ball
    The Little Rascals
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