(December 1953)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1953-10-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic [sans serif]
Editing:
Chase Craig (Managing editor); Tom McKimson (Art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 8, Part 2, Numbers 1, Periodicals, January-June 1954. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B452046.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bugs Bunny / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks:
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Keywords:
earmuffs; flutes; music

Collect College Pennants (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Bunny Suit] (Table of Contents: 2)

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Don R. Christensen
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L. + M. #146-5312

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis:
Elmer is a tailor and makes a special winter suit for Bugs so he can get a job.

Indexer Notes

Title from Don R. Christensen's notes.

First line of dialogue for this story is:
"You heard me, Doc! You're in the tailoring business..."

[Favor] (Table of Contents: 3)

Porky Pig / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
Cicero wants to join the Eager Beavers Boys' Club and must to a favor a day for a week to get in.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title from Carl Fallberg's notes.

First line of dialogue from this story:
"Hi Cicero! What's wrong?"

["Whew! At last my walk is fwee of snow..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Elmer Fudd and Daffy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil de Lara
Inks:
Phil de Lara
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Elmer Fudd; Daffy Duck
Synopsis:
Daffy is part of the Civil Duck Patrol, bombarding duck hunters with snowballs from the air.

The Snipe Hunt (Table of Contents: 5)

Bugs Bunny and Porky Pig / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig
Synopsis:
Bugs takes Porky to a ranch for a "snipe hunt," but Porky catches something entirely different.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations. A snipe hunt is a practical joke in which someone is sent to capture a creature that doesn't exist.

["Oh, Mary Jane! Where are you?"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mary Jane and Sniffles / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis:
Mary Jane's doll Penelope comes to life when Mary Jane makes herself small.

["What's humorous, Henery?"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Henery Hawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vivie Risto
Inks:
Vivie Risto
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vivie Risto

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Henery Hawk; Ollie Owl
Synopsis:
Henery covers some B-Bs with dye so they'll look like chicken feed. The chickens eat the fake feed, but when Henery tries to capture them with a magnet the result isn't what he'd planned on.

["Oh, dear! Another robbery, and right in our..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Abranz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tweety; Sylvester; Granny
Synopsis:
Robbers are operating in Granny's neighborhood, so she borrows a bulldog for protection.

["Papacito! What is thees thing you are doing?"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Little Pancho Vanilla / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gil Turner ?
Pencils:
Gil Turner
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Pancho Vanilla; Papacito
Synopsis:
Pancho's father signs a contract that forces him to sell tamales when he is not bullfighting.

Do Your Christmas Shopping Early! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

["Hey, Charlie, C'mere!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Charlie Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Charlie Dog; Porky Pig
Synopsis:
Charlie waters his buried bone in hopes of growing a tree that bears bones instead of fruit.

Get a New Daisy Training B-B Rifle for Christmas, Pardner! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Daisy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Foreign License Plate (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bugs Bunny
  2. 1. Collect College Pennants
  3. 2. [Bunny Suit]
    Bugs Bunny
  4. 3. [Favor]
    Porky Pig
  5. 4. ["Whew! At last my walk is fwee of snow..."]
    Elmer Fudd and Daffy
  6. 5. The Snipe Hunt
    Bugs Bunny and Porky Pig
  7. 6. ["Oh, Mary Jane! Where are you?"]
    Mary Jane and Sniffles
  8. 7. ["What's humorous, Henery?"]
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. ["Oh, dear! Another robbery, and right in our..."]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  10. 9. ["Papacito! What is thees thing you are doing?"]
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  11. 10. Do Your Christmas Shopping Early!
  12. 11. ["Hey, Charlie, C'mere!"]
    Charlie Dog
  13. 12. Get a New Daisy Training B-B Rifle for Christmas, Pardner!
    Daisy
  14. 13. Foreign License Plate
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