(December 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 "SANTA CLAUS FUNNIES, No. 1154." Code number is S.C.F.O.S. #1154-6012. Copyright 1960 by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Santa Claus Funnies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Santa Claus
Keywords:
Christmas; pedal cars; snow

What's Wrong in Santa's Workshop? (Table of Contents: 1)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Santa Claus; Mrs. Claus
Synopsis:
A "find the errors" drawing of Santa and Mrs. Claus in their home.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Text and illustration.

Pierre's Christmas Present (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Pierre, a pampered poodle, helps get two stray dogs released from the dog pound on Christmas Eve.

Santa's Problem (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Santa Claus; Mrs. Claus
Synopsis:
The Arctic Polar Bears League gives Santa a petition requesting him to use polar bears instead of reindeer to pull his sleigh this Christmas. Santa tries to find other ways for them to be helpful.
Reprints:

Jon the Whittler (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters:
Jon the whittler; Einer the Elf
Synopsis:
A boy named Jon spends all his time whittling toys and little wooden animals for the village children. His parents apprentice the boy to a clockmaker, and Jon must hide his whittling. An elf comes to him in the night and requests that Jon whittle a little village for him, complete with animals. Jon complies and the elf helps him become the royal toymaker at the palace.

A Surprise for Santa (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Santa Claus
Synopsis:
The elfs make a perfect model of Santa's house to give to him as a present. However a mouse family moves into the model before the elves can give it to Santa.

Indexer Notes

Writer's credit by Mykal, art identification by Alberto Becattini.

Xavier Patch (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mel Crawford
Inks:
Mel Crawford
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Two orphans spend Christmas with a mailman and his wife. While there they learn about Xavier Patch, a recluse, who has no friends. The orphans decide that Mr. Patch needs to receive some presents on Christmas, too.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artwork identified in 2011 by Alberto Becattini.

Race Santa to the North Pole (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Santa Claus (cameo)
Synopsis:
A racing game along a numbered trail to the North Pole.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Schwinn Debutante (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Santa Claus Funnies
  2. 1. What's Wrong in Santa's Workshop?
  3. 2. Pierre's Christmas Present
  4. 3. Santa's Problem
  5. 4. Jon the Whittler
  6. 5. A Surprise for Santa
  7. 6. Xavier Patch
  8. 7. Race Santa to the North Pole
  9. 8. Schwinn Debutante
    Schwinn Bicycles
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