(May-July 1943)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale date
1943-04-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scanned copy at goldenagecomics.co.uk.

Indicia states "Copyright, 1943, by Oskar Lebeck".

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.


[Swimming forest creatures and fairies] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Table of Contents: (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
List of contents with page numbers.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.
Artwork border reprinted from Fairy Tale Parade #1.

Beauty and the Beast (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Jameson
Inks
Arthur Jameson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Art id as Arthur Jameson by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

The Legend of the Stars (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Bright; Glum
Synopsis
Bright and Glum are sprites in charge of day and night. Glum gets depressed and decides not to work anymore.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Glum is a caricature of Disney animator Ward Kimball according to OtherEric on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

The Gingerbread Man (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
The gingerbreadman can outrun everyone, but can he outrun a wiley fox?
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and writer attribution from OtherEric on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards. He suggests that Kelly was not inking his own work here.

The Elves' Dance (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Brady
Inks
Bill Brady
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Artist attribution by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

The Frog Queen (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Casper Emerson
Inks
Casper Emerson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Story is signed in last panel with two circles on top of each other. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. refers to this artist as The Bubble Artist. Research in September 2013 by Hames Ware and David Saunders at <http://www.pulpartists.com/Emerson.html> shows this artist to be Emerson.

The Wild Swans (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Hans Christian Andersen (original story)
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Art id as Arthur E. Jameson by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards. Adaptation of Hans Christians Andersen's 1838 short story.

Dick Whittington and his Cat (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Art id by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

Saku (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Brady
Inks
Bill Brady
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Art id by Jim Vadeboncoeur on the goldenagecomics.co.uk boards.

Spring Morn (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Three verse poem on inside back cover. Artwork border reprinted from Fairy Tale Parade #1.

Map of the Fairy Tale Lands (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Swimming forest creatures and fairies]
  2. 1. Table of Contents:
  3. 2. Beauty and the Beast
  4. 3. The Legend of the Stars
  5. 4. The Gingerbread Man
  6. 5. The Elves' Dance
  7. 6. The Frog Queen
  8. 7. The Wild Swans
  9. 8. Dick Whittington and his Cat
  10. 9. Saku
  11. 10. Spring Morn
  12. 11. Map of the Fairy Tale Lands
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