(March-April 1944)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1944-01-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine
Editing
Oskar Lebeck
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Our Gang / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
children
Characters
Froggy of Our Gang; a monkey

Winners of the Sept.-Oct. contest (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Winners of 25c war stamps and 10c war stamps

[Sailing with Captain Dan] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Our Gang [Janet, Froggy; Happy; Buckwheat; Mickey]; Deadlight Dan
Reprints

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.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's play all the records.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Flip; Dip; Ma; Pa; a doctor goat

[The Most Beautiful Bird in the World] (Table of Contents: 4)

Benny "The Lonesome Burro" / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Benny Burro; El Macaw
Synopsis
Benny goes to a desert to see "the most beautiful bird in the world," a macaw who plays vicious tricks on him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on Oct. 9, 1943. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Scrappy Happy (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

"As retold from the MGM Pete Smith story"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hooray! It's snowing outside!!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; Dinah

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

Johnny Mole / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, mom, it's raining!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Johnny Mole; Johnny's parents; Mrs. Beetle and her two children

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Garsh! I look terrible!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Barney Bear; Goofer Gopher

The Gang's Treasure Hunt (Table of Contents: 9)

Our Gang / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Our Gang

Indexer Notes

War related story. Advocating paper salvage

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.

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

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly ?
Inks
Walt Kelly ?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jerry

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Our Gang
  2. 1. Winners of the Sept.-Oct. contest
  3. 2. [Sailing with Captain Dan]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. ["Let's play all the records."]
    Flip and Dip
  5. 4. [The Most Beautiful Bird in the World]
    Benny "The Lonesome Burro"
  6. 5. Scrappy Happy
  7. 6. ["Hooray! It's snowing outside!!"]
    Tom and Jerry
  8. 7. ["Gee, mom, it's raining!"]
    Johnny Mole
  9. 8. ["Garsh! I look terrible!"]
    Barney Bear
  10. 9. The Gang's Treasure Hunt
    Our Gang
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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