(March 1946)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine [circle]
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1946 by Dell Publishing Co., Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Felix the Cat; Terry and the Pirates; Smilin' Jack; Smokey Stover / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; aviation
Characters
Felix the Cat; Terry Lee; Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Stretch [Rex Martin]; Smokey Stover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, if it isn't that flaming youth, Earl Stover
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Earl Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover newspaper strip (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1943

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and red.

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Zack Mosley
Inks
Zack Mosley
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Cindy learned that Cherry had a beau, she exploded
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Stretch Martin; Downwind Jaxon; Cindy Cider; Cherry Cider
Synopsis
Cherry gets a crush on Smilin' Jack.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Sunday page of September 14, 1941 appears on pages 1 and 2.

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

Felix the Cat / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Sullivan (credited)
Pencils
Pat Sullivan (credited)
Inks
Pat Sullivan (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll locate that mouse or bust!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Felix the Cat
Reprints
  • from Felix the Cat daily newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, Inc.)

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

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff (credited)
Pencils
Milton Caniff (credited)
Inks
Milton Caniff (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...But I don't get it, Mr. Kiel!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Mr. Kiel; Burma [as Madame Lustre]
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily newspaper strip (News Syndicate Co., Inc.)

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

Polly and Her Pals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Cliff Sterrett (credited)
Pencils
Cliff Sterrett (credited)
Inks
Cliff Sterrett (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Excuse me, Maw
Genre
humor
Characters
Paw [Sam Perkins]; Maw [Susie Perkins]; Kitty (a cat); Ash [Ashur Perkins]; Liza
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942

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

Polly and Her Pals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Cliff Sterrett (credited)
Pencils
Cliff Sterrett (credited)
Inks
Cliff Sterrett (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a phony alright.
Genre
humor
Characters
Paw [Sam Perkins]; Maw [Susie Perkins]; Kitty (a cat); Carrie; Angel
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Doctor Bobbs / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Caplin ?
Pencils
Jim McArdle ?
Inks
Jim McArdle ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bless you a thousand time, Doctor, for helping my Marty to be well again.
Genre
drama
Characters
Doctor Stephen Bobbs; Marty Strack; Blake; Miss Wigglesworth; Dr. McKeever
Synopsis
Doctor Bobbs tries to get Marty to walk.
Reprints
  • from Doctor Bobbs daily newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1943

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Flop Family / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While you're in town, get me some cigarettes, dear
Genre
humor
Characters
Philander Flop; Mrs. Flop; Willie Flop; Otto Flop; Mr. Gabby; Mrs. Gabby
Reprints
  • from Flop Family, The newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1944

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Midland Bank in a small midwestern town....
Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1945 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Gasoline Alley / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank King [as F. King] (credited)
Pencils
Frank King [as F. King] (credited)
Inks
Frank King [as F. King] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Going out to lunch, Skeezix?
Genre
drama
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Mr. Wumple; Wilmer; Horace; Sally Snipe; Mr. Hoffer
Synopsis
Skeezix gets promoted to salesman.
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The) 1941

The Golden Lady (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Tommy Hedge; Prof Leonard

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1946 by R. S. Callender.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Etta Kett / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Robinson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Robinson (signed)
Inks
Paul Robinson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the only part of your visit I enjoy!
Genre
teen
Characters
Etta Kett; Mr. Kett; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1943

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Etta Kett / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Robinson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Robinson (signed)
Inks
Paul Robinson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the doorbell, Dad!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Etta Kett; Mr. Kett; Greasy; Bob
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1943

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sizzling snowflakes!
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover newspaper strip (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1943

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Toots and Casper / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jimmy Murphy (credited)
Pencils
Jimmy Murphy (credited)
Inks
Jimmy Murphy (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Elmer and Lottie invited us all to their ranch today, Casper!
Genre
humor
Characters
Toots Hawkins; Casper Hawkins; Colonel Hoofer; Mrs. Hoofer; Ben Plunker
Reprints
  • from Toots and Casper newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1943

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gus Edson (credited)
Pencils
Gus Edson (credited)
Inks
Gus Edson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Abel Budd, in prison for a crime committed by his twin brother
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Chester Gump; Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Abel Budd; Kain Budd; Rose Budd
Reprints
  • from The Gumps newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The) 1941

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black, white and red.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gus Edson (credited)
Pencils
Gus Edson (credited)
Inks
Gus Edson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Please, Mr. Gump!
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Chester Gump; Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Abel Budd; Kain Budd; Rose Budd
Reprints
  • from The Gumps newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The) 1941

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Felix the Cat; Terry and the Pirates; Smilin' Jack; Smokey Stover
  2. 1. ["Well, if it isn't that flaming youth, Earl Stover"]
  3. 2. ["When Cindy learned that Cherry had a beau, she exploded"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["I'll locate that mouse or bust!"]
    Felix the Cat
  5. 4. ["...But I don't get it, Mr. Kiel!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  6. 5. ["Excuse me, Maw"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  7. 6. ["It's a phony alright."]
    Polly and Her Pals
  8. 7. ["Bless you a thousand time, Doctor, for helping my Marty to be well again."]
    Doctor Bobbs
  9. 8. ["While you're in town, get me some cigarettes, dear"]
    The Flop Family
  10. 9. ["The Midland Bank in a small midwestern town...."]
    Gang Busters
  11. 10. ["Going out to lunch, Skeezix?"]
    Gasoline Alley
  12. 11. The Golden Lady
  13. 12. ["This is the only part of your visit I enjoy!"]
    Etta Kett
  14. 13. ["It's the doorbell, Dad!!"]
    Etta Kett
  15. 14. ["Sizzling snowflakes!"]
    Smokey Stover
  16. 15. ["Elmer and Lottie invited us all to their ranch today, Casper!"]
    Toots and Casper
  17. 16. ["Abel Budd, in prison for a crime committed by his twin brother"]
    The Gumps
  18. 17. ["Please, Mr. Gump!"]
    The Gumps
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