(March 1947)

Dell, 1946 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
?
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover (#22-23, 26-39); Matte Cover (#1-21, 24-25); Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Artist identifications by Alberto Becattini.

Indicia: RAGGEDY ANN + ANDY, Volume I, No. 10, Mar., 1947. Published monthly by Dell Publishing Company, Inc. 149 Madison Avenue, New York 16, New York; George T. Delacorte, Jr., President; Helen Meyer, Vice-President; Margarita Delacorte, Secretary. Entered as second-class matter April 23, 1946 at the Post Office at New York New York, under the act of March 3, 1879. Additional second-class entry at the Post Office at Poughkeepsie, New York. Printed in the U. S. A. Subscriptions in the U. S. A. $1.00 per year, single copied 10ยข; in Canada $1.00 per year; elsewhere $2.00 per year. Copyright, 1947, by The Johnny Gruelle Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Raggedy Ann and Andy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; mouse

[In the children's zoo on Sunday morning] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
New York Zoological Society (photograph)
Inks
New York Zoological Society (photograph)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
children
Synopsis
Poem with photograph of child at a petting zoo.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover with indicia

[Raggedy Ann and Andy capture the Robber Rats] (Table of Contents: 2)

Raggedy Ann and Andy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr ? ; L. Bing ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Marcella; Tim-Tim Tammy Tam; Granny Spider; Jimmy Cricket; Mrs. Tim-Tim Tammy Tam; Maurice Mouse; Robber Rats
Synopsis
Raggedy Ann and Andy help Tim-Tim Tammy Tam and his friends capture the Robber Rats in a cage full of stinging nettles.

Indexer Notes

Kerr's continuation as the principal artist for Raggedy Ann is confirmed by the beautiful portrait of a little golden-haired girl asleep in the splash. Bing (the only other artist who resembles Kerr) was noticeably clumsy in his depiction of children.

The Twaddy (Table of Contents: 3)

None-such animals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Andrews] (signed)
Inks
? [as Andrews] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal; children
Characters
The Twaddle
Synopsis
The Twaddle has legs like saws to cut through the ice on a pond and go swimming.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated poem

Alberto Becattini suggests art by Dan Noonan

Jumbo, Roly-Poly and Mr. Bam (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jupo [as Jupo] (signed)
Pencils
Frank Jupo [as Jupo] (signed)
Inks
Frank Jupo [as Jupo] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little girl; new doll; Mouse; Jumbo; Roly-Poly; Mr. Bam; Wun Lee
Synopsis
Jumbo, a toy elephant, and Roly-Poly, a toy clown, run away when their children reject them new toys. Wun Lee forms a circus with them and Mr. Bam, a toy soldier. When the circus is robbed, they get the money back.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated story; Copyright 1947 by Oskar Lebeck

[Raggedy Ann and Andy go to bed early] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Raggedy Way / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy
Synopsis
Raggedy Ann and Andy go to bed early without complaining and get plenty of sleep.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated poem

[Donot Inflate brushes his teeth] (Table of Contents: 6)

Egbert Elephant and His Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Noonan ?
Pencils
Dan Noonan (signed)
Inks
Dan Noonan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Egbert Elephant; Tuffy Tiger; Donot Inflate [Penguin]; Scooter Bill Mallard
Synopsis
When Donot Inflate brushes his teeth with soap, Egbert Elephant, Tuffy Tiger and Scooter Bill Mallard think that he has the hydrophobia.

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1947 by Oskar Lebeck

Animal Mother Goose (Table of Contents: 7)

Animal Mother Goose / comic story / 4.7 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly [adaptation]
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
children
Synopsis
In part based on traditional verse.
Titles for this installment are: "Multiplication" (1/2 pg.); "Hot Cross Buns" (1/2 pg.); "Hector Protector" (1 pg.); "The Donkey" (0.7 pg.); "The Little Cock Sparrow" (1 pg.); "The Lion and the Unicorn" (1 pg.)

Indexer Notes

Illustrated nursery rhymes; Copyright 1947 by Oskar Lebeck. A circulation statement fills out the third page.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Statement of ownership signed by Helen Meyer, Business Manager, and Jeannette Smith, Notary

Indexer Notes

On page 3 of Animal Mother Goose

The Three Little Elves (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
W. J. Enright
Pencils
W. J. Enright (signed)
Inks
W. J. Enright ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
The step-daughter of an evil woman meets three magic men and becomes queen. When the wicked step-mother and her daughter try to take the place of the beautiful step-daughter, they are caught and punished.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated fairy tale; violent

[The Raggedys have turned to art] (Table of Contents: 10)

Raggedy Ann and Andy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy
Synopsis
Poem about art; coloring page

[Billy and Bonny Bee investigate winter] (Table of Contents: 11)

Billy and Bonny Bee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Thomas ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Billy Bee; Bonny Bee; Caw-Caw the Crow; Halloween Pumpkin; Mr. Snowman; Winter Wind
Synopsis
Billy and Bonny Bee investigate winter and catch colds.

[Baby llama] (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
New York Zoological Society (photograph); Morris Gollub
Inks
New York Zoological Society (photograph); Morris Gollub
Letters
?

Genre
children
Synopsis
Poem with photograph of child feeding a llama and illustration.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Subscribe Now! (Table of Contents: 13)

Raggedy Ann and Andy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
children
Characters
Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Egbert Elephant; Tuffy Tiger; Donot Inflate [Penguin]; Clown

Indexer Notes

Order form for subscriptions to "Raggedy Ann + Andy". One year: $1.00. Two years: $1.75. One year Canada: $1.00. One year foreign: $2.00. On back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Raggedy Ann and Andy
  2. 1. [In the children's zoo on Sunday morning]
  3. 2. [Raggedy Ann and Andy capture the Robber Rats]
    Raggedy Ann and Andy
  4. 3. The Twaddy
    None-such animals
  5. 4. Jumbo, Roly-Poly and Mr. Bam
  6. 5. [Raggedy Ann and Andy go to bed early]
    The Raggedy Way
  7. 6. [Donot Inflate brushes his teeth]
    Egbert Elephant and His Friends
  8. 7. Animal Mother Goose
    Animal Mother Goose
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership
  10. 9. The Three Little Elves
  11. 10. [The Raggedys have turned to art]
    Raggedy Ann and Andy
  12. 11. [Billy and Bonny Bee investigate winter]
    Billy and Bonny Bee
  13. 12. [Baby llama]
  14. 13. Subscribe Now!
    Raggedy Ann and Andy
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