(September-October 1943)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale Date
1943-08-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Oskar Lebeck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Barney Bear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Barney Bear; Jerry; Our Gang
Keywords
baseball; beehives; bees

[Hi Kids!] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Our Gang

[Greenpoint Window Washing Ajency [sic]] (Table of Contents: 2)

Our Gang / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
L. Bing
Inks
L. Bing
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Our Gang [Janet; Mickey; Froggy; Buckwheat; Happy]; Our Gang's goat (as yet unnamed); The Gashouse Gang [Feeney; Iggy; Ham]; two criminals
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First time the rival gang has a name.

Art by L. Bing, not George Kerr. Note frequent presence of splayed fingers in stiff hand poses (e. g., page 9, panels 2 & 3; page 10, panel 4. This is a peculiarity of Bing's art. (Art identification by Scott Pell.)

Jungle Juveniles (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
animal

Indexer Notes

Retold from the Pete Smith movie short subject

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The cookies are on the top shelf...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy

Indexer Notes

Stanley pencils, inks and letters credit from John Stanley in the 1940s: A Comic Bibliography, Frank M. Young, self-published, 2012. Previous indexer credited the art to Dan Gormley.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ooh, Dip! Lookit the funny bird!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Flip; Dip; Ma; Pa

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.

Early Bird (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Barney Bear; Ratty; Barney's boss; two thugs

Indexer Notes

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

Autumn (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Messman (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Autumn Is Here (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Keywords
song lyrics with music

Autumn Is Here (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Keywords
poem

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wish I could get away...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Benny Burro; Ziggy Zebra; two circus hands; the circus ringmaster

The Singing Donkey (Table of Contents: 11)

Toby Donkey / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Oscar Lebeck?
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

illustrations of Toby Donkey look exactly like Benny Burro

[500 prizes] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Our Gang / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

hidden picture game with Tom & Jerry, Benny Burro, Barney Bear

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Barney Bear
  2. 1. [Hi Kids!]
    Our Gang
  3. 2. [Greenpoint Window Washing Ajency [sic]]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. Jungle Juveniles
  5. 4. ["The cookies are on the top shelf..."]
    Tom and Jerry
  6. 5. ["Ooh, Dip! Lookit the funny bird!"]
    Flip and Dip
  7. 6. Early Bird
    Barney Bear
  8. 7. Autumn
  9. 8. Autumn Is Here
  10. 9. Autumn Is Here
  11. 10. ["Wish I could get away..."]
    Benny Burro
  12. 11. The Singing Donkey
    Toby Donkey
  13. 12. [500 prizes]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Our Gang
This issue was most recently modified by:
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