(1947)

Western, 1946 Series
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
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Batter Up-Periscope (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; cop
Synopsis
Using a makeshift periscope, Woody peers over the fence to watch a baseball game for free as a cop looms behind him.
Keywords
baseball; caught-in-the-act; cop; fence; periscope

Woody Woodpecker and His Mechanical Man (Table of Contents: 1)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
La da de ta dum... Ah the life on the open road! This is for me!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Mike Canical (mechanical man); Professor Frank N. Stein; electric company bill collector; farm house lady; circus boss; circus cop; various circus roustabouts; circus elephants; freight train engineer and fireman; newspaper hawker; Black Jack (Edward G. Robinson-like gangster); various members of Black Jack's gang; various police; city mayor
Synopsis
Hobo Woody unwittingly crashes at the home and laboratory of Professor Frank N. Stein, who hopes to put Woody’s brain into his mechanical man. The experiment goes awry and the professor suffers an unknown fate, leaving the mechanical man to form an unlikely friendship with Woody - who managed to escape with his brain intact. The two travel the roads and rails together running afoul of an evil circus and an urban crime wave.
Keywords
brain transference; circus; crime wave; laboratory; mad scientist; mechanical man; strange mechanical properties; unlikely friendship

[Floating Heads] (Table of Contents: 2)

Woody Woodpecker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis
Floating heads of Woody displaying various expressions, repurposed from the interior story. Ten floating heads in all.
Keywords
floating heads; repurposed art

Indexer Notes

Back cover displays two yellow strips across its width. The strips are each 1.5 inches high, and are placed at the very top and the very bottom of the back cover. Within these strips are the floating heads of Woody. The remaining back cover space in the center (about 7” wide x 7.25” high) is left blank or contains the name and logo of the business using the comic as a promotional item.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Batter Up-Periscope
    Woody Woodpecker
  2. 1. Woody Woodpecker and His Mechanical Man
    Woody Woodpecker
  3. 2. [Floating Heads]
    Woody Woodpecker
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