(May-June 1943)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale Date
1943-04-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Oskar Lebeck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Barney Bear; Jerry; Our Gang kids
Keywords
manicures

"Hi there kids" (Table of Contents: 1)

Barney Bear; Our Gang / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Barney Bear; Our Gang kids (photo)

Indexer Notes

In black and red, on inside front cover. Promoting victory gardens

[Fire Fighters] (Table of Contents: 2)

Our Gang / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
Walt Kelly

Job Number
O. G. #5
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Our Gang [Buckwheat; Froggie; Happy; Janet; Mickey]; the firefighters of Greenpoint; the mayor of Greenpoint; the Gang's goat (as yet unnamed)
Reprints

[The Lion Cub] (Table of Contents: 3)

Benny the Lonesome Burro / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner ?
Inks
Gil Turner ?
Colors
?
Letters
Gil Turner ?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Benny; a lion cub; the cub's mother; a wolf

It's a Dog's Life (Table of Contents: 4)

A Pete Smith Story / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy the dog

[The Hungry Pelican] (Table of Contents: 5)

Flip and Dip / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
H. R. McBride
Inks
H. R. McBride
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Flip; Dip; Pa; Ma

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 76 Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott (1984). Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, February 2014.

A Happy Song Today (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Four illustrated pages including an introduction and the song "A Happy Song Today". Printed in black and red

[The Trap] (Table of Contents: 7)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?
Letters
John Stanley

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; Dinah
Keywords
cat and mouse; cheese; cooking; fishing; stereotyping of African-Americans

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits from _John Stanley in the 1940s: A Comics Bibliography_, Frank M. Young, self-published, 2012. The previous indexer suggested Dan Gormley may have worked on the art.

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 76 Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott (1984). Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, February 2014.

Dogcatcher (Table of Contents: 8)

Barney Bear / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Barney Bear
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer credited the script to Gaylord Du Bois via flawed citation. See Note for Barney Bear in issue #2's index.

Jimmy Wells (Table of Contents: 9)

Jimmy Wells / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Jimmy Wells; Professor Tubbs

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1943 by Oskar Lebeck

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 76 Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott (1984). Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, February 2014.

[King and the Wolf Pack] (Table of Contents: 10)

King / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; animal
Characters
King (dog); Saucy, a young female wolf; a trapper and his family

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1943 by Oskar Lebeck

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 76 Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott (1984). Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, February 2014.

"Ya know - Spading up a victory..." (Table of Contents: 11)

Barney Bear / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?; Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Barney Bear; Froggie; Jerry

Indexer Notes

Plant Victory Gardens promotional page; in black and red on inside back cover

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly; (photo)
Inks
Walt Kelly; (photo)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Barney Bear; Benny Burro; Flip; Dip; King; Tom; Jerry; Our Gang (photograph)

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. "Hi there kids"
    Barney Bear; Our Gang
  3. 2. [Fire Fighters]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. [The Lion Cub]
    Benny the Lonesome Burro
  5. 4. It's a Dog's Life
    A Pete Smith Story
  6. 5. [The Hungry Pelican]
    Flip and Dip
  7. 6. A Happy Song Today
  8. 7. [The Trap]
    Tom and Jerry
  9. 8. Dogcatcher
    Barney Bear
  10. 9. Jimmy Wells
    Jimmy Wells
  11. 10. [King and the Wolf Pack]
    King
  12. 11. "Ya know - Spading up a victory..."
    Barney Bear
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
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