Marge's Little Lulu #[1] - Working Girl
(October 2019)

Drawn & Quarterly, 2019 Series
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Price
29.95 USD; 34.95 CAD
Pages
320
On-sale Date
2019
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Juvenile Fiction
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Drawn & Quarterly
Brand
D & Q
ISBN
978-1-77046-365-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781770463653
Editing
Frank Young; Tom Devlin

Issue Notes

There is no table of contents, nor explicit listing of the sources of the reprinted stories. There is a cover gallery after the stories, but it is not explicitly stated where reprints from one issue begin and another begin. The afterword discusses the background of the feature and discusses many of the stories reprinted within, but not every story is covered.

Barcode on back cover printed without numerals beneath.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Reprints
Keywords
lollipop; puppy

[end papers] (Table of Contents: 1)

Little Lulu / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins
Keywords
rain; umbrella

Indexer Notes

Repeated images of first panel from "Umbrella Battle", reprinted in its entirety elsewhere in this volume.

[Tubby pulling Lulu in a wagon] (Table of Contents: 2)

Little Lulu / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins
Keywords
wagon

Indexer Notes

Single image on page preceding title page; illustration from first panel of "[Lulu and Tubby and a Wagon]" from Four Color (Dell, 1942) #97 (which is reprinted in full later in this book).

Marge's Little Lulu: Working Girl (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
typeset

Characters
Lulu

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration of Lulu and puppy.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Margaret Atwood
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I grew up in the golden age of comics: the 1940s, and most particularly the five years immediately after World War II.
Characters
Lulu

Indexer Notes

Essay by Atwood with strip by Stanley running along the bottom.

[The Costume Party] (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When are you getting your wings, Lulu?
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Mrs. Moppet (Lulu's mother, first appearance); Tubby Tompkins (first appearance); Elsie Jones; Mrs. Jones; Walter
Synopsis
Lulu dresses as an angel for Elsie Jones' birthday party, but it's her mother's idea, not hers.
Reprints

[A Bone To Pick] (Table of Contents: 6)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu's dog persists in hiding a bone under the rug.
Reprints
Keywords
bone; dog; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story; Story has 24 panels.

[One, Two, Three, Kick!] (Table of Contents: 7)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Tubby's football flies in through an open window. Lulu tries to kick it out, but breaks the glass.
Reprints
Keywords
broken window; football; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Story has 12 panels.

Little Lulu at the Beach (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry up Lulu! Aren't ya ready yet?
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby have a series of misadventures at the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; lifeguard

[Jingle Bells] (Table of Contents: 9)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu tries to shake a coin out of her piggy bank in time to catch the ice cream man.
Reprints
Keywords
ice cream truck; piggy bank; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Story has 16 panels. Junkman's cart is labeled "Junkie".

Little Lulu Minds Alvin (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Lulu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lulu!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Mrs. Moppet; Tubby Tompkins; Alvin [Alvin James] (first appearance); Mrs. James (first appearance; Alvin's mother); Mr. Gripe (first appearance)
Synopsis
Lulu has to baby-sit Alvin. She and Tubby take him to the zoo, where Alvin steals a lion's lunch.
Reprints
Keywords
baby sitting; lion; zoo

[Rockabye Baby] (Table of Contents: 11)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu takes her pet frog to the pet show in a baby carriage.
Reprints
Keywords
baby carriage; frog; pet show; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Story has 12 panels.

[Lulu and Tubby and a Wagon] (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby take turns pulling each other in a wagon.
Reprints
Keywords
wagon; wordless

Indexer Notes

pantomime story

Little Lulu Enters a Contest (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Tubby! Whatcha doing?
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins; Mrs. Moppet; Tubby's gang (first appearance; all members indistinct)
Synopsis
Lulu makes a model airplane to fly in a contest.
Reprints
Keywords
model airplane

[Lulu with Water Hose] (Table of Contents: 14)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu gets in trouble when she waters the lawn with a hose.
Reprints
Keywords
hose; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Lulu with Horn, at Garage] (Table of Contents: 15)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu blows a horn to get the operator of a garage to raise his door for her.
Reprints
Keywords
garage; horn; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Tubby's Travels (Table of Contents: 16)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Psssst! Hey! Psssst!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Tubby decides he wants to be a hobo.
Reprints
Keywords
hobo

[Umbrella Battle] (Table of Contents: 17)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby fight over an umbrella.
Reprints
Keywords
rain; umbrella; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

First panel of this story used as end paper image for front end papers; third panel used for rear end papers.

[Lulu and Tubby on Ice] (Table of Contents: 18)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby
Synopsis
Lulu slides on the ice but has trouble getting up after she falls. Tubby tries to help, but falls, too.
Reprints
Keywords
ice; winter; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Little Lulu Has Family Trouble (Table of Contents: 19)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Christopher! Here Christopher!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Mrs. Moppet; Christopher (first appearance; a female cat)
Synopsis
Lulu's cat Christopher has five kittens. Eventually Lulu has to give the kittens away, but the mother cat keeps retrieving them.
Reprints
Keywords
cat; kittens

Indexer Notes

The cat speaks when she's alone, but not when around people.

[Grate Fishing] (Table of Contents: 20)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu loses a quarter in a sidewalk grate. When she tries to fish for it with some gum on a string, she ends up with a real fish.
Reprints
Keywords
fish; sidewalk grate; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Out-of-Season Snowballs] (Table of Contents: 21)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu stockpiles snowballs in her refrigerator to throw when the snow has melted.
Reprints
Keywords
snowballs; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Little Lulu Goes On a Picnic (Table of Contents: 22)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lulu... what are you doing?
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby; Mrs. Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby go on a picnic and meet up with a bear.
Reprints
Keywords
bear; picnic; picnic basket

[Lulu and the Leaf] (Table of Contents: 23)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Trying to hold off winter a while longer, Lulu ties a leaf back on to a tree.
Reprints
Keywords
leaf; summer; winter; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Lulu and the Lollipop] (Table of Contents: 24)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
A cat steals Lulu's lollipop while she's skipping rope.
Reprints
Keywords
cat; jump rope; lollipop; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Lulu and the Flower] (Table of Contents: 25)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu isn't supposed to pick the flowers in a park, but does so anyway. When she meets a policeman, she wears the flower like a hat.
Reprints
Keywords
flowers; police; wordless

Indexer Notes

Black, white, and red.

[Tubby and the Clothesline] (Table of Contents: 26)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby
Synopsis
Tubby tries to help Lulu by hanging up the doll's dress she has washed. But he hangs on the clothesline, making it droop.
Reprints
Keywords
clothesline; wash tub; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Lulu at fountain] (Table of Contents: 27)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; patrolman
Synopsis
Lulu tries to get a drink from a fountain, but the fountain keeps changing the direction of the stream.
Reprints
Keywords
park; police; water fountain; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime; black, white, and red.

Treasure Hunt (Table of Contents: 28)

Little Lulu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Lulu!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Mr. Noonan (first appearance, named for cartoonist Dan Noonan); Lulu; Tubby
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby row to an island in the lake to look for buried treasure.
Reprints
Keywords
island; lake; row boat; treasure

He Can't Hurt Us (Table of Contents: 29)

Little Lulu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! You let Tubby alone, you big bully!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Willy (first appearance, villain, not the kid in Tubby's gang); Lulu; Tubby
Synopsis
Lulu shows Tubby how to stand up to Willy, who is trying to bully Tub.
Reprints
Keywords
bully; bullying

Stuff and Nonsense (Table of Contents: 30)

Little Lulu / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mother... your birthday is next week, isn't it?
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; Mrs. Moppet; Alvin; Tubby; Mr. Cartney (first appearance)
Synopsis
Lulu brings Edgar the horse home and leads him upstairs into her bedroom.
Reprints
Keywords
horse

The Working Girl (Table of Contents: 31)

Little Lulu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu is hired to deliver a success wreath to a customer.
Reprints
Keywords
delivery girl; department store; toy soldier; wordless; wreath

Indexer Notes

silent story

Lulu In Distress: A Tragedy (Table of Contents: 32)

Little Lulu / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Listen Alvin, I have to mind you today and--
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; Alvin; Tubby; The Poor Little Orphan Girl (first appearance, character in Lulu's story); an Evil Stepmother (first appearance, character in Lulu's story)
Synopsis
Lulu tells Alvin about when her wicked stepmother locked her in a castle tower.
Reprints
Keywords
story time; wicked stepmother

Indexer Notes

1st of Alvin's Storytime series

[Scottie Dog and Balloon] (Table of Contents: 33)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu blows up a long, skinny balloon. When she's done, a dog attacks it.
Reprints
Keywords
balloon; dog; wordless

Indexer Notes

Black, white, and red; wordless story.

[Kicking the Can] (Table of Contents: 34)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu kicks a can down the street, into her house, up the stairs, and out the window.
Reprints
Keywords
can; wordless

Indexer Notes

Wordless story with borderless panels.

A Problem In Box Tops (Table of Contents: 35)

Little Lulu / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... so send in twenty-five Sudsy Soap Flakes box tops and receive this lovely bracelet or handsome jackknife!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; Mrs. Moppet; Tubby
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby are in competition collecting box tops from cereal for prizes.
Reprints
Keywords
box tops; collecting; contest

[Telephone wails] (Table of Contents: 36)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; Tubby; Mrs. Tompkins
Synopsis
Tubby calls Lulu, but his mother catches him and gives him a thrashing. Tubby wails over the phone; Lulu wails back.
Reprints
Keywords
telephone; wordless

Newspaper Business (Table of Contents: 37)

Little Lulu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Tub! Whatcha doing with those newspapers?
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu: Tubby; Mrs. Tompkins
Synopsis
Tubby substitutes on a paper route for a day and Lulu helps him.
Reprints
Keywords
newspaper; paper route

Little Lulu and the Seven Dwarfs (Table of Contents: 38)

Little Lulu / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly! When it rains, I can never think of anything to do!
Genre
humour; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Little Lulu; Mrs. Moppet; Alvin
Synopsis
Lulu tells Alvin the story about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Lulu is Snow White in this version and the dwarfs all look like Alvin.
Reprints
Keywords
dwarfs; fairy tale; story time; witch

Indexer Notes

First appearance of a witch in a Lulu story, but it isn't Witch Hazel.

[Emergency Hideout] (Table of Contents: 39)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby
Synopsis
While playing hide 'n seek, Tubby gets himself stuck in a garbage can and firemen have to cut the can to get him out.
Reprints
Keywords
firemen; hide and seek; trash can; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Tennis with Violin] (Table of Contents: 40)

Tubby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving tripp
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Tubby; Little Lulu
Synopsis
Tubby uses his violin as a tennis racket.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis; violin; wordless

Indexer Notes

Red, white, and black; pantomime story.

The Hooky Team (Table of Contents: 41)

Little Lulu / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is Tubby going to meet you this morning dear?
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Mrs. Moppet; Tubby; Mrs. Tompkins
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby miss the school bus and have to walk to school. After a series of mishaps they end up at Lulu's house trying to find shoes for Tubby.
Reprints
Keywords
hooky; school bus; shoes

[Big Business] (Table of Contents: 42)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu takes an eternity to pick out a one-cent piece of candy.
Reprints
Keywords
candy; candy counter; candy store; wordless

Indexer Notes

Red, white, and black; pantomime story. Story has 24 panels.

The Kid Who Came to Dinner (Table of Contents: 43)

Little Lulu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bam! Bang! Take that, an' that, an' that, you rat!!!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby; Mr. Moppet; Mrs. Moppet
Synopsis
Tubby invites himself to dinner at Lulu's house.
Reprints
Keywords
dinner guest

Indexer Notes

Title is a takeoff on the 1939 Broadway play "The Man Who Came to Dinner."

Just a Gigolo (Table of Contents: 44)

Little Lulu / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder where Tubby is? I haven't seen him all day!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby; Dolly; Mrs. Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu and a new girl, Dolly, try to bribe Tubby with candy and soda so he'll notice them.
Reprints
Keywords
competition; lollipop; soda

[Skittish Skates] (Table of Contents: 45)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu has trouble mastering the roller skates that Santa left and writes him a letter asking for an exchange.
Reprints
Keywords
roller skates; roller skating; wordless

Indexer Notes

Red, white, and black; pantomime story.

The Case of the Purloined Popover (Table of Contents: 46)

Little Lulu / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zzzzzzzz
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Mr. Moppett; Mrs. Moppett; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Lulu is spanked by her mother, who thinks she stole some popovers from the kitchen. Lulu tells the story to Tubby, who immediately says her father is the culprit. Tubby, with a mustache from his Junior G-Man kit, goes to Lulu's house to conduct an investigation.
Reprints
Keywords
detective; investigation; junior g-man

Indexer Notes

This is the same format as the later "The Spider Spins Again" stories featuring Tubby, but without Tubby calling himself "The Spider."

Mountain Climbing (Table of Contents: 47)

Little Lulu / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
Charles Hedinger
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw, come on... you won't fall!
Genre
humour; children
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby go mountain climbing up the side of a brick building.
Reprints
Keywords
building; bureau; climbing; telephone

A Good Time At the Movies (Table of Contents: 48)

Little Lulu / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, I think little Shirley Tearful is so cute!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Tubby; Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu, Tubby, and another girl have just seen a very sad movie.
Reprints
Keywords
crying; movies

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

Lulus Diry / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Diry Hello here i am again tipriting on my tipriter.
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; Miss Feeny; Tubby; Mrs. Moppet; Alvin
Synopsis
Lulu tries to find paper so she can make a drawing for a school contest
Reprints
Keywords
diary; diary entry; drawing; school

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text story.

[Joe's Fruit Market] (Table of Contents: 50)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; Joe; Tubby
Synopsis
Lulu buys tomatoes before going to see "Tubby's Theater"; apparently a stand-up act by Tubby.
Reprints
Keywords
market; tomatoes; wordless

Indexer Notes

pantomime

Babes In the Wood (Table of Contents: 51)

Little Lulu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We haven't been in the woods in a long time, Tub!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; Tubby; Mrs. Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby take a walk in the woods and get lost.
Reprints
Keywords
bee; forest; frog; lost; park; pond; woods

A Feathered Friend In Need (Table of Contents: 52)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I love peanuts!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; Tubby
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby are thoroughly outsmarted by a duck while rowing on the lake.
Reprints
Keywords
duck; lake; littering; park; row boat; rowing; waste basket

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

Lulus Diry / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Diry I had to stay in bed a whole day last week because I was very sick.
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu; doctor; Mrs. Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu has to stay home sick for the day.
Reprints
Keywords
apples; doctor; dolly; sick

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text story.

The Gourmet (Table of Contents: 54)

Tubby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's really very disturbing, Henry... that little boy watches every bite we put in our mouths!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Tubby
Synopsis
Tubby gets a couple in a restaurant to buy him a huge fancy meal.
Reprints
Keywords
dinner; over-eating; restaurant

The Bad Boy (Table of Contents: 55)

Little Lulu / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I haven't seen Tubby all day!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; Tubby; Mrs Trimble
Synopsis
Tubby and Lulu try to get down a piece of bread and jelly stuck to the ceiling in Tub's house.
Reprints
Keywords
bow and arrow; bread; ceiling; jam

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Reprints
Keywords
bone; dog; lollipop

Indexer Notes

Background panels reproduced from unititled wordless story "[Bone to Pick]" in interior.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 57)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Reprints
Keywords
baby carriage; dog; snow skiing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; Tubby
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby share a milkshake
Reprints
Keywords
milkshake

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu
Reprints
Keywords
flower pot; hat; watering can

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley ?
Inks
Irving Tripp ?
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu hides a dog from the dog catcher
Reprints
Keywords
dog; dog catchers; lollipops

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 61)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley ?
Inks
Irving Tripp ?
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu uses stilts to pick apples from the tree.
Reprints
Keywords
apples; stilts

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley ?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu eats an ice cream cone in the snow.
Reprints
Keywords
ice cream cones; snow

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley ?
Inks
Irving Tripp ?
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Reprints
Keywords
dolls

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 64)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley ?
Inks
Irving Tripp ?
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Reprints
Keywords
lipstick; make-up; pencil sharpeners

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 65)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu uses spot remover on her dog.
Reprints
Keywords
dog; spot remover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 66)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Hedinger
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu vacuums snow off the front porch.
Reprints
Keywords
snow; vacuum cleaner

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 67)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?
Letters
John Stanley

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Reprints
Keywords
go-kart

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 68)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu dressed like a snake charmer, trying to charm a garden hose with her horn.
Reprints
Keywords
basket; horn; hose; snake charmer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 69)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu; Tubby
Synopsis
Tubby and Lulu dancing
Reprints
Keywords
dancing

[Tunnel of Love] (Table of Contents: 70)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?
Letters
John Stanley

Genre
humour; children
Reprints
Keywords
tunnel of love

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 71)

Little Lulu / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu empties her coin purse, which has no coins in it.
Reprints
Keywords
button; coin purse; safety pin; soda glasses

Girls Want to Get in Everything: Little Lulu Crashes into Comics (Table of Contents: 72)

about comics / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Frank M. Young
Pencils
Marge; John Stanley; Irving Tripp
Inks
Marge; John Stanley; Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
John Stanley's Little Lulu, one of the most universally appealing and humane works of comics, has been hidden in plain sight to adult readers for decades.
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
History and background on Marge (Marjorie Henderson Buell), Little Lulu, and John Stanley; the origins of the Dell comic book; and an analysis of Stanley's work as exhibited in the stories collected in this volume.

Pages
296 - 309

Indexer Notes

Indicates Stanley illustrated the Lulu's Diry feature. Includes reproductions of panels from stories reprinted in this volume, as well as examples of Marge's strips and Stanley's pre-Lulu work. These pages aren't numbered. Last page is list of Sources Cited.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 73)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Copyright page. Does not include any credits for the book; nor sources for the individual stories.

John Stanley (Table of Contents: 74)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
John Stanley was a journeyman comics scripter from the 1940s to the 1960s.
Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Biography of Stanley, with spot illustration of Lulu by Stanley.

[end papers] (Table of Contents: 75)

illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humour; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Repeated images of third panel from "Umbrella Battle", reprinted in its entirety elsewhere in this volume.
Keywords
rain; umbrella

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 76) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  2. 1. [end papers]
    Little Lulu
  3. 2. [Tubby pulling Lulu in a wagon]
    Little Lulu
  4. 3. Marge's Little Lulu: Working Girl
  5. 4. Introduction
  6. 5. [The Costume Party]
    Little Lulu
  7. 6. [A Bone To Pick]
    Little Lulu
  8. 7. [One, Two, Three, Kick!]
    Little Lulu
  9. 8. Little Lulu at the Beach
    Little Lulu
  10. 9. [Jingle Bells]
    Little Lulu
  11. 10. Little Lulu Minds Alvin
    Little Lulu
  12. 11. [Rockabye Baby]
    Little Lulu
  13. 12. [Lulu and Tubby and a Wagon]
    Little Lulu
  14. 13. Little Lulu Enters a Contest
    Little Lulu
  15. 14. [Lulu with Water Hose]
    Little Lulu
  16. 15. [Lulu with Horn, at Garage]
    Little Lulu
  17. 16. Tubby's Travels
    Little Lulu
  18. 17. [Umbrella Battle]
    Little Lulu
  19. 18. [Lulu and Tubby on Ice]
    Little Lulu
  20. 19. Little Lulu Has Family Trouble
    Little Lulu
  21. 20. [Grate Fishing]
    Little Lulu
  22. 21. [Out-of-Season Snowballs]
    Little Lulu
  23. 22. Little Lulu Goes On a Picnic
    Little Lulu
  24. 23. [Lulu and the Leaf]
    Little Lulu
  25. 24. [Lulu and the Lollipop]
    Little Lulu
  26. 25. [Lulu and the Flower]
    Little Lulu
  27. 26. [Tubby and the Clothesline]
    Little Lulu
  28. 27. [Lulu at fountain]
    Little Lulu
  29. 28. Treasure Hunt
    Little Lulu
  30. 29. He Can't Hurt Us
    Little Lulu
  31. 30. Stuff and Nonsense
    Little Lulu
  32. 31. The Working Girl
    Little Lulu
  33. 32. Lulu In Distress: A Tragedy
    Little Lulu
  34. 33. [Scottie Dog and Balloon]
    Little Lulu
  35. 34. [Kicking the Can]
    Little Lulu
  36. 35. A Problem In Box Tops
    Little Lulu
  37. 36. [Telephone wails]
    Little Lulu
  38. 37. Newspaper Business
    Little Lulu
  39. 38. Little Lulu and the Seven Dwarfs
    Little Lulu
  40. 39. [Emergency Hideout]
    Little Lulu
  41. 40. [Tennis with Violin]
    Tubby
  42. 41. The Hooky Team
    Little Lulu
  43. 42. [Big Business]
    Little Lulu
  44. 43. The Kid Who Came to Dinner
    Little Lulu
  45. 44. Just a Gigolo
    Little Lulu
  46. 45. [Skittish Skates]
    Little Lulu
  47. 46. The Case of the Purloined Popover
    Little Lulu
  48. 47. Mountain Climbing
    Little Lulu
  49. 48. A Good Time At the Movies
    Little Lulu
  50. 49. ["Dear Diry Hello here i am again tipriting on my tipriter."]
    Lulus Diry
  51. 50. [Joe's Fruit Market]
    Little Lulu
  52. 51. Babes In the Wood
    Little Lulu
  53. 52. A Feathered Friend In Need
    Little Lulu
  54. 53. ["Dear Diry I had to stay in bed a whole day last week because I was very sick."]
    Lulus Diry
  55. 54. The Gourmet
    Tubby
  56. 55. The Bad Boy
    Little Lulu
  57. 56. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  58. 57. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  59. 58. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  60. 59. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  61. 60. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  62. 61. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  63. 62. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  64. 63. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  65. 64. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  66. 65. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  67. 66. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  68. 67. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  69. 68. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  70. 69. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  71. 70. [Tunnel of Love]
    Little Lulu
  72. 71. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  73. 72. Girls Want to Get in Everything: Little Lulu Crashes into Comics
  74. 73. [no title indexed]
  75. 74. John Stanley
  76. 75. [end papers]
  77. 76. ["The eternal problem of the boy's clubhouse--not being let into it, that is--was treated by [Lulu], by and large, with a phnuh."]
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