(September-October 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)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)

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

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

Clarabell / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have some last-minute shopping to do, Clarabell.
Genre
humor
Characters
Clarabell; Flub-a-Dub

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black and white.
Previous script credit of "John Stanley ?; Frank Thomas ?" from Frank M. Young, via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 3549, 23 March 2010); the original indexer credited Edward Kean.

To the Rescue (Table of Contents: 2)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
H.D.#4-509
Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally

Indexer Notes

Sequel to "Daze of the Knights" in Howdy Doody #3.
Previous script credit of "John Stanley ?; Frank Thomas ?" from Frank M. Young, via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 3549, 23 March 2010); the original indexer credited Edward Kean.

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

Flub-a-Dub / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh! Oh!
Genre
humor
Characters
Flub-a-Dub

Indexer Notes

Previous script credit of "John Stanley ?; Frank Thomas ?" from Frank M. Young, via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 3549, 23 March 2010); the original indexer credited Edward Kean.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Howdy would like to get the box of candy
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally

Mister Bluster's Fish Story (Table of Contents: 5)

Phineas T. Bluster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Previous script credit of "John Stanley ?; Frank Thomas ?" from Frank M. Young, via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 3549, 23 March 2010); the original indexer credited Edward Kean.

The Undersea Kingdom (Table of Contents: 6)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Previous script credit of "John Stanley ?; Frank Thomas ?" from Frank M. Young, via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 3549, 23 March 2010); the original indexer credited Edward Kean.

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

Phineas T. Bluster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oohhh...(groan)...
Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]

Indexer Notes

The original indexer credited Edward Kean.

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

Dilly Dally / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, young man, be sure and take my Snookums for a nice long walk!
Genre
humor
Characters
Dilly Dally; Snookums (a dog)

Indexer Notes

Previous script credit of "John Stanley ?; Frank Thomas ?" from Frank M. Young, via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 3549, 23 March 2010); the original indexer credited Edward Kean.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, golly, the chain's come off!
Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody

Indexer Notes

Previous script credit of "John Stanley ?; Frank Thomas ?" from Frank M. Young, via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 3549, 23 March 2010); the original indexer credited Edward Kean.

Howdy's Underwater Adventure (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Crocodile; Uncle Carlton

Indexer Notes

Previous script credit of "John Stanley ?; Frank Thomas ?" from Frank M. Young, via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 3549, 23 March 2010); the original indexer credited Edward Kean.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Flub-a-Dub and Clarabell / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You two have got to decide!
Genre
humor
Characters
Flub-a-Dub; Clarabell; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]

Indexer Notes

Previous script credit of "John Stanley ?; Frank Thomas ?" from Frank M. Young, via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 3549, 23 March 2010); the original indexer credited Edward Kean.

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

Clarabell / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Dick Hall
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You amuse yourself while I fix breakfast, Clarabell!
Genre
humor
Characters
Clarabell; Howdy Doody

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black and white.
The original indexer credited Edward Kean.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Giant Scooter
Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody

Indexer Notes

Back cover.
Previous script credit of "John Stanley ?; Frank Thomas ?" from Frank M. Young, via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 3549, 23 March 2010); the original indexer credited Edward Kean.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Howdy Doody
  2. 1. ["I have some last-minute shopping to do, Clarabell."]
    Clarabell
  3. 2. To the Rescue
    Howdy Doody
  4. 3. ["Oh! Oh!"]
    Flub-a-Dub
  5. 4. ["Howdy would like to get the box of candy"]
    Howdy's Puzzle Page
  6. 5. Mister Bluster's Fish Story
    Phineas T. Bluster
  7. 6. The Undersea Kingdom
    Howdy Doody
  8. 7. ["Oohhh...(groan)..."]
    Phineas T. Bluster
  9. 8. ["Now, young man, be sure and take my Snookums for a nice long walk!"]
    Dilly Dally
  10. 9. ["Oh, golly, the chain's come off!"]
    Howdy Doody
  11. 10. Howdy's Underwater Adventure
    Howdy Doody
  12. 11. ["You two have got to decide!"]
    Flub-a-Dub and Clarabell
  13. 12. ["You amuse yourself while I fix breakfast, Clarabell!"]
    Clarabell
  14. 13. ["Giant Scooter"]
    Howdy Doody
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • John P. Selegue
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer