Smitty #1
(February-April 1948)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Margarita Delacorte (secretary)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1947, by the Chicago Tribune.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smitty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Smitty; George Bailey

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Smitty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Berndt (signed)
Pencils
Walter Berndt (signed)
Inks
Walter Berndt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thwell packin'!
Genre
humor
Characters
Herby
Reprints
  • from Smitty newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The)

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and red.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Smitty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Berndt (signed)
Pencils
Walter Berndt (signed)
Inks
Walter Berndt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your change, Mr. Bailey
Genre
humor
Characters
Smitty; Scraps (a dog); George Bailey; Joseph; Smitty's mother; Smitty's father; Professor
Reprints
  • from Smitty newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The)

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

Smitty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Berndt
Pencils
Walter Berndt
Inks
Walter Berndt
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boss, I've got to tell you this
Genre
humor
Characters
Smitty; George Bailey; Professor
Reprints
  • from Smitty newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Smitty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Berndt (signed)
Pencils
Walter Berndt (signed)
Inks
Walter Berndt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly. What a joke this big game hunting trip turned out to be
Genre
humor
Characters
Smitty; George Bailey; Professor
Reprints
  • from Smitty newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Smitty / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Berndt (signed)
Pencils
Walter Berndt (signed)
Inks
Walter Berndt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's dangerous going into the pygmy village, isn't it, Professor?
Genre
humor
Characters
Smitty; George Bailey; Professor
Reprints
  • from Smitty newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The)

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

Smitty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Berndt
Pencils
Walter Berndt
Inks
Walter Berndt
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My gosh!! We'll be arriving home in a few hours
Genre
humor
Characters
Smitty; George Bailey; Professor; Smitty's mother; Herby; Lutz; Joe; Miss Keyes; Phil
Reprints
  • from Smitty newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The)

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

Smitty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Berndt
Pencils
Walter Berndt
Inks
Walter Berndt
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Please bring me the waste basket, Herby
Genre
humor
Characters
Smitty; Scraps (a dog); Herby; Smitty's mother
Reprints
  • from Smitty newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The)

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

Smitty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Berndt (signed)
Pencils
Walter Berndt (signed)
Inks
Walter Berndt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One more thing to do
Genre
humor
Characters
Herby
Reprints
  • from Smitty newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The)

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black, white and red.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Smitty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Berndt
Pencils
Walter Berndt
Inks
Walter Berndt
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Herby
Genre
humor
Characters
Herby; Joe
Reprints
  • from Smitty newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune, The)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smitty
  2. 1. ["Thwell packin'!"]
    Smitty
  3. 2. ["Your change, Mr. Bailey"]
    Smitty
  4. 3. ["Boss, I've got to tell you this"]
    Smitty
  5. 4. ["Golly. What a joke this big game hunting trip turned out to be"]
    Smitty
  6. 5. ["It's dangerous going into the pygmy village, isn't it, Professor?"]
    Smitty
  7. 6. ["My gosh!! We'll be arriving home in a few hours"]
    Smitty
  8. 7. ["Please bring me the waste basket, Herby"]
    Smitty
  9. 8. ["One more thing to do"]
    Smitty
  10. 9. ["Hello, Herby"]
    Smitty
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