(September-October 1944)

Dell, 1942 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 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:
Our Gang [Happy; Froggy; Mickey; Janet; Buckwheat]; the gang's goat

[Muscles] (Table of Contents: 1)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Letters:
John Stanley

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy

Indexer Notes

In black and red on inside front cover. We actually only see one front paw of Tom's

[The New Clubhouse and Joo-ven-ile De-linkracy] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Our Gang [Froggy; Janet; Happy; Mickey; Buckwheat]; Horace, Happy's uncle; Barney Finn, a one-armed veteran; a rival gang [Buckears; Jaxon; Bruiser; unnamed fourth member]; the gang's goat (as yet unnamed)
Synopsis:
Our Gang make a clubhouse in uncle Horace's stable, but the rival gang try to sabotage their efforts.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Kelly departs from the restrictions of the movies and begins in earnest manning the feature with actors of his own creation. War reference.

[Rainy Day] (Table of Contents: 3)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jerry; Tuffy; Dinah; Tom

["Those kids sure are quiet today!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

[The Wild Horse] (Table of Contents: 5)

Barney Bear and Benny 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:
Barney Bear; Benny Burro; Satan (a wild horse)
Synopsis:
Barney orders a cowboy outfit and tries Benny as his steed before deciding to capture a wild horse, "Satan," "the wildest, meanest brute on the whole range."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on April 19, 1944. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Tom's Secret (Table of Contents: 6)

Tom and Jerry / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tom; Jerry

["Good morning, pop!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Johnny Mole / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Johnny Mole; Johnny's pop; Mr. Weasel; Mr. Weasel's son; an owl; Mrs. Weasel

["Here I am again, folks! Got a new trick to show you!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Skrewy the Screwball Squirrel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Skrewy Squirrel; Heelwatha

Indexer Notes

Story ends on back cover. Next to last page printed in black and red.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Our Gang
  2. 1. [Muscles]
    Tom and Jerry
  3. 2. [The New Clubhouse and Joo-ven-ile De-linkracy]
    Our Gang
  4. 3. [Rainy Day]
    Tom and Jerry
  5. 4. ["Those kids sure are quiet today!"]
    Flip and Dip
  6. 5. [The Wild Horse]
    Barney Bear and Benny Burro
  7. 6. Tom's Secret
    Tom and Jerry
  8. 7. ["Good morning, pop!"]
    Johnny Mole
  9. 8. ["Here I am again, folks! Got a new trick to show you!"]
    Skrewy the Screwball Squirrel
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