(August-September 1961)

Dell, 1961 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1961-06-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1962 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
Keywords
Bear

[Bunk bed] (Table of Contents)

Yogi Bear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear; Boo Boo
Reprints
Keywords
Bear; bunk bed

Beach Boy (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Kay Wright ?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear
Synopsis
Yogi wants to be a surfing idol, but it turns out to be harder than he expects.
Keywords
Beach; bear; surfer; surfing

Indexer Notes

In black and white on inside front cover.

The Honey Hassle (Table of Contents: 2)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
YOGI BEAR #4-618
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear; Boo Boo; bees; owner of honey stand
Synopsis
Yogi and Boo Boo want honey, but they're so far behind with their bill that the bees close off credit. Hearing that Yogi has a bad reputation, the honey stand owner uses a Yogi suit to steal honey in the park. All the park animals turn on the two bears, but Yogi and Boo Boo finally catch the criminal, receiving a pot of honey as reward.
Reprints
Keywords
Bear; bee; honey

Itty Bitty Bodyguard (Table of Contents: 3)

Yakky Doodle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yakky Doodle; Chopper; Fibber Fox
Synopsis
Yakky decides the be Chopper's bodyguard. He keeps getting Chopper into mayhem, but insists that he's actually saving the day. Chopper finally hires a bodyguard to protect him from the bodyguard.
Reprints
Keywords
Dog; duck; fox

Indexer Notes

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

The Fish Fry Guy (Table of Contents: 4)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear; Boo Boo
Synopsis
Yogi insists that he's a great fisherman, and laughs when Boo Boo reels in an old boot. But Yogi catches nothing, while the boot contains a big fish.
Reprints
Keywords
Bear; fishing

Bing Bong Bear (Table of Contents: 5)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear; Ranger Smith
Synopsis
Yogi has chronic ringing in his ears, and the doctor traces it to a guilty conscience. He can assuage it by doing a favor for some tourists, but leads several of their cars to crash instead. It turns out that the bridge is out, and Yogi's goof has saved their lives.
Reprints
Keywords
Bear; hypnosis

The Help Mates (Table of Contents: 6)

T. Tankhead Turtle / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
Harvey Eisenberg (title only); typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
T. Tankhead Turtle; Teeny Turtle; Sissy Squirrel
Synopsis
Tank keeps trying to rescue Sissy Squirrel, but Teeny has to save them both.
Reprints
Keywords
Squirrel; turtle

The Book Bungler (Table of Contents: 7)

Snagglepuss / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Snagglepuss; librarian; Bart the Book Bandit
Synopsis
Snagglepuss's job at the library isn't working out well -- he even unwittingly helps Bart the Book Bandit. But he accidentally captures Bart too, and gets promoted to watchman. He keeps an eye on things by posing as one of the lions by the library steps.
Reprints
Keywords
Library; lion

Learning the Language (Table of Contents: 8)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear; Frieda; police detective
Synopsis
Yogi falls for a German bear, and tries sleep learning in hopes of quickly speaking her language. He gets the tape mixed up with a wiretap tape of crooks planning to kidnap Frieda. Ignorantly using aggressive German phrases learned from the wiretap, he cows the crooks into surrendering. He wins a cash reward, and Frieda's affections.
Reprints
Keywords
Bear; German; kidnapping; police

Bringing Up Boo Boo (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Kay Wright ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear; Boo Boo
Synopsis
Yogi disguises Boo Boo as a little girl, hoping visitors will give "her" plenty of eats. All he gets is a dolly.
Reprints
Keywords
Bear; doll

Indexer Notes

The title plays on the popular phrase and movie title, "Bringing Up Baby."

The Average Bee (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Kay Wright ?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear
Synopsis
Being smarter than the average bear, Yogi waits until the bees have all flown to the flower beds before he reaches into their hollow tree for honey. Being smarter than the average bees, they have set a mousetrap for him.
Reprints
Keywords
Bear; bees

Indexer Notes

In black and white on inside back cover.

Food for Thought (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yogi Bear
Synopsis
Yogi gets good results by taking a "do not feed the bears" sign and adding "too much."
Keywords
Bear; picnic

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Bunk bed]
    Yogi Bear
  2. 1. Beach Boy
    Yogi Bear
  3. 2. The Honey Hassle
    Yogi Bear
  4. 3. Itty Bitty Bodyguard
    Yakky Doodle
  5. 4. The Fish Fry Guy
    Yogi Bear
  6. 5. Bing Bong Bear
    Yogi Bear
  7. 6. The Help Mates
    T. Tankhead Turtle
  8. 7. The Book Bungler
    Snagglepuss
  9. 8. Learning the Language
    Yogi Bear
  10. 9. Bringing Up Boo Boo
    Yogi Bear
  11. 10. The Average Bee
    Yogi Bear
  12. 11. Food for Thought
    Yogi Bear
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