Four Color #168 - Popeye
(October 1947)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume
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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
Helen Meyer
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 "POPEYE, No. 168". Code number is P.O.S.#168-4710. Copyright 1947 by King Features Syndicate, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Popeye / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bud Sagendorf
Inks
Bud Sagendorf
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl

"Blow me down! It's that swab..." (Table of Contents: 1)

Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
Popeye mistakes a stranger as being "Olive's Sweetie."

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; black, red, and white.

"Microbe Battle" or "A New Champ of the Slap Swappers" (Table of Contents: 2)

Thimble Theatre, starring Popeye an' Swee'pea / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Popeye; Swee'pea; Mr. K. O. Biffer; J. Wellington Wimpy; Baby Boom
Synopsis
Mr. K. O. Biffer, the fight promoter, tricks Popeye into signing a contract for Swee'pea to fight Baby Boom for the "Microbeweight" title of the world.

"Water Hole" or "Kin Ya Spare a Couple of Thousand Fer a Cup of Water?" (Table of Contents: 3)

Thimble Theatre, starring Popeye and Olive Oyl / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
A water hole is found on Olive's desert property and Popeye and Olive go to Slither Creek. They sell the property to Mayor Gunrod, not realizing that the water hole is the only source of water for the area. Disgusted when Gunrod starts selling water for $100 a cup, Popeye starts digging a well in the middle of the only street in town.

"Fish Bait" (Table of Contents: 4)

The Thimble Theatre, starring Popeye / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Prof. Herman H. Haddock; J. Wellington Wimpy; Dr. G. B. Bluzard
Synopsis
Popeye goes on a fishing trip with Prof. Herman H. Haddock and Dr. G. B. Bluzard, who are fighting over the honor being the first to catch a rare Roccus Scomberomorus Lineatus (commonly called a "Flip Fish.")

"Haw haw! Here comes a little kid!" (Table of Contents: 5)

Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Swee'pea
Synopsis
A man tries to play a practical joke on Swee'pea, but has the tables turned on him.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[Swee'Pea and Ball] (Table of Contents: 6)

Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Swee'pea; Popeye (cameo)
Synopsis
Swee'pea is throwing a ball in the air and catching it until Popeye interrupts him.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Popeye
  2. 1. "Blow me down! It's that swab..."
    Popeye
  3. 2. "Microbe Battle" or "A New Champ of the Slap Swappers"
    Thimble Theatre, starring Popeye an' Swee'pea
  4. 3. "Water Hole" or "Kin Ya Spare a Couple of Thousand Fer a Cup of Water?"
    Thimble Theatre, starring Popeye and Olive Oyl
  5. 4. "Fish Bait"
    The Thimble Theatre, starring Popeye
  6. 5. "Haw haw! Here comes a little kid!"
    Popeye
  7. 6. [Swee'Pea and Ball]
    Popeye
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