(July-August 1950)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1950, by Robert E. (Bob) Smith, Howdy Doody, NBC Television Star.
Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.
All information for this issue from Karl Wilcox, January 2008.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Clarabell (photo of Bob Keeshan)

Indexer Notes

Karl Wilcox notes that Bob Keeshan, not Lew Anderson, played Clarabell in 1950.

Meet Howdy and Bob (Table of Contents: 1)

Howdy Doody / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Howdy Doody (photo); Buffalo Bob (photo of Bob Smith); Clarabell (photo of Bob Keeshan); Flub-a-Dub (photo)

Indexer Notes

In black-and-white on inside front cover.
Karl Wilcox notes that Bob Keeshan, not Lew Anderson, played Clarabell in 1950.

Daze of the Knights (Table of Contents: 2)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Kean
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H.D.#3-505
Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]

Indexer Notes

There is a sequel, "To the Rescue", in Howdy Doody #4.

Dilly Dally Takes Good Care of His Pets (Table of Contents: 3)

Howdy's Puzzle Page / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dilly Dally

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

Howdy Doody / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Kean
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly! Wonder what the line up is for?
Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]; Mr. Lidderspoof; Emmy Potts

Howdy Doody and the Air-o-Doodle (Table of Contents: 5)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Kean
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]

The Mysterious Trunk (Table of Contents: 6)

Howdy Doody / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Kean
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally

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

Flub-a-Dub / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Kean
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, sir, look at me, the small businessman...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Flub-a-Dub; Clarabell; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]; George (an elephant)

Howdy's Gadgets (Table of Contents: 8)

Howdy Doody / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody (photo); Bob Smith (photo); Clarabell (photo)

Indexer Notes

In black-and-white on inside back cover.

Here Comes Howdy (Table of Contents: 9)

Howdy Doody / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Howdy Doody
  2. 1. Meet Howdy and Bob
    Howdy Doody
  3. 2. Daze of the Knights
    Howdy Doody
  4. 3. Dilly Dally Takes Good Care of His Pets
    Howdy's Puzzle Page
  5. 4. ["Golly! Wonder what the line up is for?"]
    Howdy Doody
  6. 5. Howdy Doody and the Air-o-Doodle
    Howdy Doody
  7. 6. The Mysterious Trunk
    Howdy Doody
  8. 7. ["Yes, sir, look at me, the small businessman..."]
    Flub-a-Dub
  9. 8. Howdy's Gadgets
    Howdy Doody
  10. 9. Here Comes Howdy
    Howdy Doody
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