Four Color #74 - Marge's Little Lulu
(June 1945)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Book
Editing
Helen Meyer ?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "MARGE'S LITTLE LULU, No. 74." Code number is L.L.O.S. 74-456. Copyright 1945 by Marjorie H. Buell. Little Lulu's first comic book appearance. The character had appeared in magazine cartoons by Marge Henderson Buell since 1935.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Reprints
Keywords
bone; dog; lollipop

Indexer Notes

Background panels reproduced from unititled wordless story "[Bone to Pick]" in interior.

[Lulu on skates] (Table of Contents: 1)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu has trouble roller-skating and grabs a man's tie to get a safe landing.
Reprints
Keywords
skates; wordless

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white; pantomime story. Story has 12 panels.

[The Costume Party] (Table of Contents: 2)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When are you getting your wings, Lulu?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Mrs. Moppet (Lulu's mother, first appearance); Tubby Tompkins (first appearance); Elsie Jones; Mrs. Jones; Walter
Synopsis
Lulu dresses as an angel for Elsie Jones' birthday party, but it's her mother's idea, not hers.
Reprints
Keywords
angel; birthday party; costume party; pin the tail on the donkey; pirate

[A Bone To Pick] (Table of Contents: 3)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu's dog persists in hiding a bone under the rug.
Reprints
Keywords
bone; dog; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story; story has 24 panels. Reproduced on cover as background.

[One, Two, Three, Kick!] (Table of Contents: 4)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Tubby's football flies in through an open window. Lulu tries to kick it out, but breaks the glass.
Reprints
Keywords
broken window; football; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Story has 12 panels.

Little Lulu at the Beach (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry up Lulu! Aren't ya ready yet?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby have a series of misadventures at the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; lifeguard

[Jingle Bells] (Table of Contents: 6)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu tries to shake a coin out of her piggy bank in time to catch the ice cream man.
Reprints
Keywords
ice cream truck; piggy bank

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Story has 16 panels. Junkman's cart is labeled "Junkie"

Little Lulu Minds Alvin (Table of Contents: 7)

Little Lulu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lulu!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Lulu; Mrs. Moppet; Tubby Tompkins; Alvin [Alvin James] (first appearance); Mrs. James (first appearance; Alvin's mother); Mr. Gripe (first appearance)
Synopsis
Lulu has to baby-sit Alvin. She and Tubby take him to the zoo, where Alvin steals a lion's lunch.
Reprints
Keywords
babysitting; lion; zoo

Indexer Notes

Alvin does not talk.

[Rockabye Baby] (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu takes her pet frog to the pet show in a baby carriage.
Reprints
Keywords
frog; pet show; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Story has 12 panels.

[Giving the Dog a Bath] (Table of Contents: 9)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu tries several ways to get her dog into a tub of water, but ends up falling in it herself.
Keywords
bath; dog; wash tub

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white; pantomime story. Story has 12 panels.

[Fetching the Stick] (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Lulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Lulu
Synopsis
Lulu's dog will only fetch the stick when he feels like it.
Keywords
dog; fetch; stick; wordless

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story. Story has 12 panels.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Lulu
  2. 1. [Lulu on skates]
    Little Lulu
  3. 2. [The Costume Party]
    Little Lulu
  4. 3. [A Bone To Pick]
    Little Lulu
  5. 4. [One, Two, Three, Kick!]
    Little Lulu
  6. 5. Little Lulu at the Beach
    Little Lulu
  7. 6. [Jingle Bells]
    Little Lulu
  8. 7. Little Lulu Minds Alvin
    Little Lulu
  9. 8. [Rockabye Baby]
    Little Lulu
  10. 9. [Giving the Dog a Bath]
    Little Lulu
  11. 10. [Fetching the Stick]
    Little Lulu
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