Four Color #132 - Tillie the Toiler
(January 1947)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine [circle]
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "TILLIE THE TOILER, No. 132." Code number is T.T.O.S. #132-471. Copyright 1947 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. Based on the Tillie the Toiler newspaper strip. First Four color issue with original Tillie stories. Sixth of twelve Tillie the Toiler Four Colors.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tillie the Toiler / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Tillie; Mac

[A Pair of Specs] (Table of Contents: 1)

Tillie the Toiler / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Callahan

Genre
humor
Characters
Tillie
Synopsis
Tillie wants to get a pair of glasses so she will look studious.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

A Four-Bell Picture That Was Only a False Alarm (Table of Contents: 2)

Tillie the Toiler / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Callahan

Genre
humor
Characters
Tillie; Mumsy; Mac; Jorson Snapps; Bubbles
Synopsis
Jorson Snapps convinces Tillie and friends to appear in a movie he produces.

The Surprise Prize (Table of Contents: 3)

Tillie the Toiler / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Callahan

Characters
Tillie; Mac; Mumsy; Bubbles; Jan Vonsen
Synopsis
Tillie is a fortune teller in her mother's charity bazaar. Jan Vonsen the movie star stops by and is mobbed. Mac rescues him by giving him the costume he has been wearing as barker for Tillie's booth.

Indexer Notes

The name Jan Vonsen is a take off on film actor Van Johnson.

Mac Goes Cow Punchy (Table of Contents: 4)

Tillie the Toiler / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Callahan

Genre
humor
Characters
Tillie; Mac; Mumsy
Synopsis
Mac is going for a trip to his uncle's ranch and the gang decides to throw a western-themed going-away party, which rapidly snowballs out of control.

[Guess Who?] (Table of Contents: 5)

Tillie the Toiler / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Callahan

Genre
humor
Characters
Tillie; Mumsy
Synopsis
Tillie hangs up on a phone caller that won't give his name, then spends the night wondering who it was.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Tillie's phone number is given as TInkle-426.

[The New Librarian] (Table of Contents: 6)

Tillie the Toiler / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Callahan

Genre
humor
Characters
Tillie; Mac; Mumsy; Bubbles
Synopsis
Tillie is spending a lot of time at the library since they hired a handsome new male librarian.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tillie the Toiler
  2. 1. [A Pair of Specs]
    Tillie the Toiler
  3. 2. A Four-Bell Picture That Was Only a False Alarm
    Tillie the Toiler
  4. 3. The Surprise Prize
    Tillie the Toiler
  5. 4. Mac Goes Cow Punchy
    Tillie the Toiler
  6. 5. [Guess Who?]
    Tillie the Toiler
  7. 6. [The New Librarian]
    Tillie the Toiler
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