([May] 2010)

Dark Horse, 2010 Series
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Volume
?
Price
24.99 USD; 27.50 CAD
Pages
668
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
978-1-59582-502-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781595825025 52499
Printer
Midas Printing International Ltd.
Editing
Dave Marshall; Brendan Wright (assistant editor); Krystal Hennes (collection designer); Lia Ribacchi (art director)

Issue Notes

Reprints material from Four Color (Dell, 1942) #74, 97, 110, 115, 120, 131, 139, 146, 158, and 165; and Little Lulu (Dell, 1948) #1-5. Previously collected by Dark Horse as Little Lulu (Dark Horse, 2005) #1-3. Originally published uncredited; the stories are collectively (not individually) credited to John Stanley and Irving Tripp at the book level. Individual story credits taken from GCD indexes of the original issues.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu vacuums snow off the front porch.
Reprints
Keywords
snow; vacuum cleaner

Indexer Notes

Cover illustration from Little Lulu (Dell, 1948) #1, surrounded by frame with new trade dress.

Giant Size Little Lulu Volume 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
John Stanley ?
Inks
John Stanley ?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Lulu Moppet

Indexer Notes

Title pages with illustration of Lulu and copyright/credits page.

[Lulu on Skates] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

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

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Story has 12 panels.

[The Costume Party] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
John Stanley

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When are you getting your wings, Lulu?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Martha 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: 4)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
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.

[One, Two, Three, Kick!] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; 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: 6)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
John Stanley

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

[Jingle Bells] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
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; wordless

Indexer Notes

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

Little Lulu Minds Alvin (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
John Stanley

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lulu!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Martha Moppet; Tubby Tompkins; Alvin Jones (first appearance); Mrs. Jones (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: 9)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
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.

[Lulu and Tubby and a Wagon] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby take turns pulling each other in a wagon.
Reprints
Keywords
wagon; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Little Lulu Enters a Contest (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
John Stanley

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Tubby! Whatcha doing?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins; Martha Moppet; Tubby's gang (first appearance; all members indistinct)
Synopsis
Lulu makes a model airplane to fly in a contest.
Reprints
Keywords
contest; model airplane

[Lulu with Water Hose] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu gets in trouble when she waters the lawn with a hose.
Reprints
Keywords
hose; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Lulu with Horn, at Garage] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu blows a horn to get the operator of a garage to raise his door for her.
Reprints
Keywords
garage; horn; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Tubby's Travels (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
John Stanley

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Psssssst! Hey! Pssssssst!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Tubby decides he wants to be a hobo.
Reprints
Keywords
hobo

Indexer Notes

Title is probably a play on "Sullivan's Travels".

[Umbrella Battle] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby fight over an umbrella.
Reprints
Keywords
umbrella; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Lulu and Tubby on Ice] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Lulu slides on the ice but has trouble getting up after she falls. Tubby tries to help, but falls, too.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Little Lulu Has Family Trouble (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Martha Moppet; Christopher (first appearance; a female cat)
Synopsis
Lulu's cat Christopher has five kittens. Eventually Lulu has to give the kittens away, but the mother cat keeps retrieving them.
Reprints
Keywords
cat; kittens

Indexer Notes

The cat speaks when she's alone, but not when around people.

[Grate Fishing] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu loses a quarter in a sidewalk grate. When she tries to fish for it with some gum on a string, she ends up with a real fish.
Reprints
Keywords
fish; fishing; quarter; sidewalk grate; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Out-of-Season Snowballs] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu stockpiles snowballs in her refrigerator to throw when the snow has melted.
Reprints
Keywords
snowballs; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Little Lulu Goes on a Picnic (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Letters
John Stanley

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lulu... what are you doing?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins; Martha Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu and Tubby go on a picnic and meet up with a bear.
Reprints
Keywords
bear; picnic; picnic basket

[Lulu and the Leaf] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Synopsis
Trying to hold off winter a while longer, Lulu ties a leaf back on to a tree.
Reprints
Keywords
autumn; leaf; tree; winter; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Lulu and the Lollipop] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Synopsis
A cat steals Lulu's lollipop while she's skipping rope.
Reprints
Keywords
cat; jumprope; lollipop; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Lulu and the Flower] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet
Synopsis
Lulu isn't supposed to pick the flowers in a park, but does so anyway. When she meets a policeman, she wears the flower like a hat.
Reprints
Keywords
flowers; park; policeman; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime.

[Tubby and the Clothesline] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lulu Moppet; Tubby Tompkins
Synopsis
Tubby tries to help Lulu by hanging up the doll's dress she has washed. But he hangs on the clothesline, making it droop.
Reprints
Keywords
clothesline; wash tub; wordless

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.