(September-October 1961)

Dell, 1960 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1961-08-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Editing
Chase Craig (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[Dual Roller-Painting] (Table of Contents)

Huckleberry Hound / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huckleberry Hound; Pixie; Dixie
Synopsis
Huck paints a fence with a paint-roller while on roller-skates pushed by Pixie and Dixie.
Reprints
Keywords
alternative uses; doing-something-their-own-way; fence; ingenuity; paint; paint-roller; roller-skates

Dumbfounded Hound (Table of Contents: 1)

Huckleberry Hound / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Kay Wright
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Huckleberry Hound [Dell Western Logo 2 Single Line of Slanted Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huckleberry Hound
Synopsis
Huck is frustrated by an uncooperative folding lounge chair.
Reprints
Keywords
frustration; lounge chair

Indexer Notes

Pantomime. Black and white on inside front cover.

Reckless Ranger (Table of Contents: 2)

Huckleberry Hound / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Kay Wright
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now there's an outdoor-type job that should be right up my alley!
Feature Logo
Huckleberry Hound [Dell Western Logo 2 Single Line of Slanted Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huckleberry Hound; Ranger Smith; bear; two bank robbers
Synopsis
First day on the job as an assistant ranger, Huck runs afoul of two bank robbers and a pesky bear with a fondness for Huck's ranger hat.
Reprints
Keywords
bank robbers; bear; cluelessness; forest setting; ranger

Indexer Notes

Newman script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol. 31, No. 5, May 2020.

Color This Picture and You Can Win (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Dell Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Out-Foxed Wolf (Table of Contents: 4)

Huckleberry Hound / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A hound dog howdy to y'all! I'm a sheep dog!
Feature Logo
Huckleberry Hound [Dell Western Logo 2 Single Line of Slanted Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huckleberry Hound; sheep; wolf
Synopsis
Huck foils a sheep-stealing wolf.
Reprints
Keywords
battle of wits; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; sheep; shepherd's crook; wolf

Befuddled Fixer (Table of Contents: 5)

Huckleberry Hound / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey ?
Inks
Tony DiPaola (as Tony DiPaola)
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Tony DiPaola (as Tony DiPaola)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Ma'am...
Feature Logo
Huckleberry Hound [Dell Western Logo 2 Single Line of Slanted Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huckleberry Hound; Mrs. Washburn; Col. Washburn
Synopsis
Huck is tasked with repairing a statue of Col. Washburn, who continually breaks his own statue out of frustration.
Reprints
Keywords
fix-it shop; frustration; satisfied customer; statue; the-customer-is-always-right

Trade at the Dell Trading Post (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Dell Comics; Dell Trading Post / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Soft-Type Job (Table of Contents: 7)

Hokey and Ding-a-Ling / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Kay Wright
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
(Sigh!) It's a shame! A person of my genius and executive abilities dining on a can of beans!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hokey Wolf; Ding-a-Ling Fox; Mr. Gordon (department store owner), Mr. Gordon's assistant; long line of job applicants; two safecrackers, police officer
Synopsis
Lazy Hokey Wolf and Ding-a-Ling find suitable employment as mattress-demonstrators, stationed for publicity in a department store window. Their job is complicated by a pair of safecrackers.
Keywords
department store; department store window; laziness; mattress; safecrackers

Indexer Notes

Second comic book appearance of Hokey Wolf and Ding-a-Ling.

Little Big Game (Table of Contents: 8)

Packy Pachyderm / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Remember to be home before dark, Packy," Mama Pachaderm [sic] told her son, "and be careful of the big game hunters!"
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Packy Pachyderm; Mama Pachyderm; Chimp and Pansy (brother and sister chimpanzees)
Synopsis
Packy rescues Chimp and Pansy from a hunter's net snare.
Reprints
Keywords
chimpanzees; elephants; hunting; jungle setting; net snare

Indexer Notes

Apparent misspelling of "Pachyderm" in the story's first line.

Hobby Happy (Table of Contents: 9)

Pixie, Dixie and Mr. Jinks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Kay Wright
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Right about now my foot will hit the string and trip my camera shutter on a nifty action shot!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pixie; Dixie; Mr. Jinks; Dr. Claude Hand (pussycat psychologist)
Synopsis
Mr. Jinks takes up various hobbies to keep from "grow[ing] old ahead of his time". Pixie and Dixie sabotage each one of the cat's attempts at healthful diversions, watching Mr. Jinks fall into mental and physical fatigue.
Keywords
birdwatching; clay sculpture; gardening; hobbies; mental health; model airplanes; model railroading; photography; physical health; psychologist; sabotage; sea shell collecting; stamp collecting

Indexer Notes

A healthy dose of dialogue alliteration (“miserable meower”, “I am heaps hobby hep now!”, “Mousing in moderation is a most happy hobby!”, etc.) points to Lockman as this story’s author.

Rude Reminder (Table of Contents: 10)

Huckleberry Hound / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Kay Wright
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

Feature Logo
Huckleberry Hound [Dell Western Logo 2 Single Line of Slanted Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huckleberry Hound; fish
Synopsis
Huck learns to be careful when pulling-up-anchor in a glass-bottom-boat.
Keywords
anchor; boat; carelessness; learning one’s lesson

Indexer Notes

Pantomime.

Teeter Trouble (Table of Contents: 11)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Vic Lockman

Feature Logo
Yogi Bear [Harvey Eisenberg Logo 2]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear; Boo Boo Bear
Synopsis
When Boo Boo takes a bad flying-flop off of a improvised log-teeter-totter, Yogi's attempts at caring for him only duplicate the accident on the poor little bear.
Keywords
accident; best of intentions; carelessness; teeter-totter; unintended slapstick consequences

Indexer Notes

Pantomime. Black and white on inside back cover.

Official Huck Hound Club (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Cereals; Kellogg's Corn Flakes; Huck Hound Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Dual Roller-Painting]
    Huckleberry Hound
  2. 1. Dumbfounded Hound
    Huckleberry Hound
  3. 2. Reckless Ranger
    Huckleberry Hound
  4. 3. Color This Picture and You Can Win
    Dell Comics
  5. 4. The Out-Foxed Wolf
    Huckleberry Hound
  6. 5. Befuddled Fixer
    Huckleberry Hound
  7. 6. Trade at the Dell Trading Post
    Dell Comics; Dell Trading Post
  8. 7. Soft-Type Job
    Hokey and Ding-a-Ling
  9. 8. Little Big Game
    Packy Pachyderm
  10. 9. Hobby Happy
    Pixie, Dixie and Mr. Jinks
  11. 10. Rude Reminder
    Huckleberry Hound
  12. 11. Teeter Trouble
    Yogi Bear
  13. 12. Official Huck Hound Club
    Kellogg's Cereals; Kellogg's Corn Flakes; Huck Hound Club
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