Four Color #205
(December 1948)

Wilson Publishing, 1947 Series
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0.10 CAD
Pages
36
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Brand
A Dell Comic
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Issue Notes

This is an abridged reprint of Dell Four Color #205. The Dell issue has 52 pages, this reprint has only 36. Information for this index from Terry Meister via GCD Error Tracker #3753 (April 24, 2010).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Santa Claus Funnies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
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Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus
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Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Cover is identical to original except for "Canadian Edition - December - CDL" in upper right corner.

[Blank Pages] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Indexer Notes

The inside front and inside back covers are blank.

Ticky Tack the Littlest Reindeer (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Santa Claus; Ticky Tack (reindeer); Shortbread (elf); Mrs. Claus
Synopsis
Ticky Tack, a tiny reindeer, is too small to pull Santa's sleigh. One Christmas Santa forgets a toy sleigh and Ticky Tack and Shortbread the elf deliver it to its destination.
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Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Illustrations with text underneath.

Dear Santa (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Santa has to devise a way to deliver presents undersea to Willie and Billie Octopus.
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Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

The Three Kings (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (credited)
Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson
Colors
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Characters
Melchior; Gaspar; Balthasar; Mary of Nazareth; the Christ child
Synopsis
How the three kings brought gifts to the newborn Christ child.
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Indexer Notes

Panels with text underneath. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Christmas in Many Lands (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson
Colors
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Letters
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Synopsis
Christmas customs in different cultures.
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Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Petey Parrot's Christmas (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan Noonan
Inks
Dan Noonan
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Characters
Petey Parrot; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Petey Parrot decides to play Santa for the mice children in his house.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Santa's Sea Trip (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Arthur E. Jameson
Inks
Arthur E. Jameson
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
In the early 1800s, a storm threatens to keep a frigate from reaching port for Christmas. Santa investigates, but is thrown from his sled by the storm and has to be rescued by the crew of the ship.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Merry Christmas (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
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Letters
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Synopsis
A poem about angels.
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Indexer Notes

Back cover. Text and illustrations. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Santa Claus Funnies
  2. 1. [Blank Pages]
  3. 2. Ticky Tack the Littlest Reindeer
  4. 3. Dear Santa
  5. 4. The Three Kings
  6. 5. Christmas in Many Lands
  7. 6. Petey Parrot's Christmas
  8. 7. Santa's Sea Trip
  9. 8. Merry Christmas
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