(December 1953 - January 1954)

Avon, 1953 Series
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Volume
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
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Editing
Sol Cohen
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spotty the Pup / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spotty the Pup
Synopsis
Spotty the Pup advertises his telescope with a sandwich board. His accomplice is about to smack a customer in the head with a bat.

Hair Scare! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spotty the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spotty the Pup; Skooch
Synopsis
Spotty and Skooch are afraid of getting scalped by Indians. Skooch gets a haircut instead.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

A Star is Born! (Table of Contents: 2)

Spotty the Pup / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spotty the Pup; Slicker Fox; Madame Fifi
Synopsis
Spotty the Pup and Slicker Fox consult Madame Fifi, a fortune-teller. She tells them that there is a job for a dog or fox in Hollywood. They drive to Hollywood. Spotty gets an acting job as a fox. Slicker takes his place and gets beat up doing stunts. Spotty is fired when the director decides he wants to use a dog instead of a fox.

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 20, No. 12, December 2009.

Doctor X! (Table of Contents: 3)

Spotty the Pup / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spotty the Pup; Dolly [his girl friend]; Doctor X
Synopsis
Spotty and Dolly visit a wax museum, but the figures are real people (funny animals) made into living wax figures by Doctor X, a mad scientist. Doctor X turns Dolly into a wax figure, then accidentally turns Spotty into a monster. Doctor X escapes by shrinking himself with Rapid Reducer. With Restorer formula, Spotty saves himself, Dolly and the other captives, then captures Doctor X in a mouse hole.

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 20, No. 12, December 2009.

Egbert's First Lesson (Table of Contents: 4)

Egbert Rabbit / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Egbert Rabbit; Margie [his girl friend]
Synopsis
Egbert and Margie take skiing lessons and accidentally catch four thieves.

The Phantom Riders! (Table of Contents: 5)

Spotty the Pup / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spotty the Pup; Dolly [his girl friend]
Synopsis
The Phantom Gang have spooked the western town of Red Gulch by robbing banks, then escaping on a clear plastic road in the sky. Spotty and Dolly capture them by staining their horses' hooves with printers' ink and following them to their hideout.

Indexer Notes

Story is based on the idea of the popular song, "Ghost Riders in the Sky". Wessler script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 20, No. 12, December 2009.

Dilly's Dizzy Day! (Table of Contents: 6)

Dilly the Pig / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dilly the Pig; Pansy [Dilly's girl friend]; Perry [Pansy's nephew]
Synopsis
Pansy makes Dilly baby-sit her nephew Perry, who makes all kinds of trouble. Eventually Perry washes his clothes while he is still wearing them, and Dilly hangs him on a clothes line to dry.

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 20, No. 12, December 2009.

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

National Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spotty the Pup
  2. 1. Hair Scare!
    Spotty the Pup
  3. 2. A Star is Born!
    Spotty the Pup
  4. 3. Doctor X!
    Spotty the Pup
  5. 4. Egbert's First Lesson
    Egbert Rabbit
  6. 5. The Phantom Riders!
    Spotty the Pup
  7. 6. Dilly's Dizzy Day!
    Dilly the Pig
  8. 7. ["Get shop-method home training"]
    National Schools
  9. 8. ["I'll give you a watch, air rifle..."]
    American Specialty Co.
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