(September-October 1951)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
? (Editor); 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 1951 by Kagran Corporation; designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co. Mel Crawford credits are from Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mel Crawford
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally
Synopsis
Howdy Doody sleepwalks toward the cookie jar.

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

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

Script
Mel Crawford
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was a pleasant warm afternoon...
Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mrs. J. P. Vanderock; Percy; life guard
Synopsis
Howdy Doody and Dilly Dally take a picnic to the beach and offer to help the life guard. Howdy Doody and Dilly Dally become assistant life guards by helping the life guard save Mrs. J. P. Vanderock and her dog, Percy.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and back covers, includes indicia and illustrations.

[Say, Dilly, do you know what tomorrow is?] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mel Crawford
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H.D. #10-519
Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]
Synopsis
Howdy Doody and Dilly Dally try to deliver some Fourth of July fireworks to Mister Bluster at his yacht club, but a guard won't let them in. The guard accidentally sets off the fireworks on their boat, destroying it. Howdy Doody and Dilly Dally are made honorary members of the club for the great show.

[All right, Clarabelle! I know it's Saturday all right!] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Mel Crawford
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Flub-a-Dub; Clarabelle
Synopsis
Clarabelle gives Flub-a-Dub a shower with his seltzer bottle.

[Aw, Howdy, let's stop and rest awhile!] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Mel Crawford
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Doc Useless; Chief Featherman; Princess Summerfall Winterspring
Synopsis
Doc Useless, a patent medicine seller, steals Pricess Summerfall Winterspring's magic locket, and Howdy Doody and Dilly Dally recover it.

[The bear is hunting for the four missing poodles.] (Table of Contents: 5)

Howdy Doody / activity / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Mel Crawford
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Howdy Doody
Synopsis
Hidden picture puzzle

[Howdy Doody's dream] (Table of Contents: 6)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Mel Crawford
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Howdy Doody
Synopsis
Connect-the-dots puzzle

[With rod and reel, hook and line, I shall seek the elusive fish!] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Mel Crawford
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Flub-a-Dub; J. Frothingham Frog
Synopsis
Flub-a-Dub goes fishing and catches the hat of the Fish and Game Warden, J. Frothingham Frog.

[Howdy Doody juggles] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Mel Crawford
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally
Synopsis
While juggling balls, Howdy Doody gets confused by bubbles from Dilly Dally's bubble pipe.

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [untitled]
    Howdy Doody
  2. 1. ["It was a pleasant warm afternoon..."]
    Howdy Doody
  3. 2. [Say, Dilly, do you know what tomorrow is?]
    Howdy Doody
  4. 3. [All right, Clarabelle! I know it's Saturday all right!]
    Flub-a-Dub
  5. 4. [Aw, Howdy, let's stop and rest awhile!]
    Howdy Doody
  6. 5. [The bear is hunting for the four missing poodles.]
    Howdy Doody
  7. 6. [Howdy Doody's dream]
    Howdy Doody
  8. 7. [With rod and reel, hook and line, I shall seek the elusive fish!]
    Flub-a-Dub
  9. 8. [Howdy Doody juggles]
    Howdy Doody
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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