(Winter 1953)

Dell, 1939 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Company Inc.
Publisher's Brand
A Dell Magazine
Editing
Bill Yates (credited as F. B. (Bill) Yates) (editor)

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at https://digitalcomicmuseum.com

Groucho Goes South with the Birds (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Edwin Kunz
Inks
Edwin Kunz
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Groucho Marx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman)
Pencils
Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman)
Inks
Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now take a puff of this one - inhale slowly - and tell me...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Al Ross (signed as Ross)
Pencils
Al Ross (signed as Ross)
Inks
Al Ross (signed as Ross)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, what goes on here?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Bill Harrison (signed as BILL HARRISON)
Pencils
Bill Harrison (signed as BILL HARRISON)
Inks
Bill Harrison (signed as BILL HARRISON)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's snowing again, Mr. Klinger.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman)
Pencils
Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman)
Inks
Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When she comes out of it - get her off the glove counter!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Pencils
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Inks
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gordon, we have something to say to you!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
? [as Goldstein] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Goldstein] (signed)
Inks
? [as Goldstein] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On second thought, Harold, a big wedding might be fun.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Mort Temes (signed as Temes)
Pencils
Mort Temes (signed as Temes)
Inks
Mort Temes (signed as Temes)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good afternoon, Fatso - I'm taking a survey to find out...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jim Whiting (signed as J. Whiting)
Pencils
Jim Whiting (signed as J. Whiting)
Inks
Jim Whiting (signed as J. Whiting)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't care if the sponsor has us all fired.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Gus Lundberg (signed as Lundberg)
Pencils
Gus Lundberg (signed as Lundberg)
Inks
Gus Lundberg (signed as Lundberg)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I was lonesome.
Genre
humor

Groucho Goes South with the Birds (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Cavalli (credited)
Pencils
Dick Cavalli (credited)
Inks
Dick Cavalli (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Too Funny for Words / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus); Art Kenik (signed as Kenik); John Norment (signed as normEnt); John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey); Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli); Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Pencils
Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus); Art Kenik (signed as Kenik); John Norment (signed as normEnt); John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey); Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli); Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Inks
Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus); Art Kenik (signed as Kenik); John Norment (signed as normEnt); John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey); Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli); Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

6 silent cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Pencils
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Inks
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello... Marian? Guess who this is?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Pencils
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Inks
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sorry, old pal - I just couldn't stand up and object...
Genre
humor

The Tenderloin Trot (Table of Contents: 14)

Film Fun / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Louis Priscilla (signed as Priscilla)
Pencils
Louis Priscilla (signed as Priscilla)
Inks
Louis Priscilla (signed as Priscilla)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Frankly, Simpson, I think you would make a very fine plumber.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Frank O'Neal (signed as Frank O'Neal)
Pencils
Frank O'Neal (signed as Frank O'Neal)
Inks
Frank O'Neal (signed as Frank O'Neal)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just think - one more payment and it's ours!
Genre
humor; domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Berry (signed as MICHAEL BERRY)
Pencils
Michael Berry (signed as MICHAEL BERRY)
Inks
Michael Berry (signed as MICHAEL BERRY)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Gilmore - I just caught a shoplifter.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Jim Whiting (signed as J. Whiting)
Pencils
Jim Whiting (signed as J. Whiting)
Inks
Jim Whiting (signed as J. Whiting)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You promised over the radio to pick it up cheerfully.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Steve DuQuette (signed)
Pencils
Steve DuQuette (signed)
Inks
Steve DuQuette (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Plenty of experience, sir.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Reamer Keller (signed as Reamer Keller)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed as Reamer Keller)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed as Reamer Keller)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm here to ask you to forgive your husband, who is...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Pencils
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Inks
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll be late to the party.
Genre
humor
Keywords
costume party

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Pencils
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Inks
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It may be a while yet.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Service Please / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb); Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE); Les Colin (signed as Les Colin); Harold Sherman (signed as Hal Sherman)
Pencils
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb); Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE); Les Colin (signed as Les Colin); Harold Sherman (signed as Hal Sherman)
Inks
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb); Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE); Les Colin (signed as Les Colin); Harold Sherman (signed as Hal Sherman)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Howinell can he think of food at a time like this?
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

5 cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Pencils
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Inks
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's all right, officer - I'm dummy.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Pencils
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Inks
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're having a sale of women's hats at Brinker's...
Genre
humor; domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Pencils
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Inks
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's to the greatest little woman in the whole wide world...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Berry (signed as MICHAEL BERRY)
Pencils
Michael Berry (signed as MICHAEL BERRY)
Inks
Michael Berry (signed as MICHAEL BERRY)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You must have overtipped him outrageously!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Ray Helle (signed as Ray Helle)
Pencils
Ray Helle (signed as Ray Helle)
Inks
Ray Helle (signed as Ray Helle)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Please don't take it.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Pencils
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Inks
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I was anxious for you to meet Baxter before he went to lunch...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Kid Stuff / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Walker (signed as Mort Walker); Norman Hoifjeld (signed as Hoifjeld); Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES); Salo (signed as Salo); Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine); Chas. Skiles (signed as Chas. Skiles)
Pencils
Mort Walker (signed as Mort Walker); Norman Hoifjeld (signed as Hoifjeld); Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES); Salo (signed as Salo); Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine); Chas. Skiles (signed as Chas. Skiles)
Inks
Mort Walker (signed as Mort Walker); Norman Hoifjeld (signed as Hoifjeld); Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES); Salo (signed as Salo); Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine); Chas. Skiles (signed as Chas. Skiles)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're winning, but he's getting all the laughs.
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

6 cartoons.

1000 Jokes' News Highlights in Pictures (Table of Contents: 31)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Wenzel (signed as Bill Wenzel)
Pencils
Bill Wenzel (signed as Bill Wenzel)
Inks
Bill Wenzel (signed as Bill Wenzel)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is nothing. You should see me in a wedding gown!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman in a swimsuit suggests a man should see her in a wedding gown.

Now! At Last! A Vitamin-Less Cereal for the Lil' Ones (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Calhoun (credited)
Pencils
Don Calhoun (credited)
Inks
Don Calhoun (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Pencils
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Inks
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You told me to pick something up on the way home for dinner.
Genre
humor

How about a Date Tonight, Baby? (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
? [as Lauren] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Lauren] (signed)
Inks
? [as Lauren] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Ain't It a Crime / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman); Jeffrey J. Monahan (signed as JMonahan); Bob Schroeter (signed as Bob Schroeter); Norman Hoifjeld (signed as Hoifjeld); ?; ? [as Macdonald] (signed)
Pencils
Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman); Jeffrey J. Monahan (signed as JMonahan); Bob Schroeter (signed as Bob Schroeter); Norman Hoifjeld (signed as Hoifjeld); ?; ? [as Macdonald] (signed)
Inks
Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman); Jeffrey J. Monahan (signed as JMonahan); Bob Schroeter (signed as Bob Schroeter); Norman Hoifjeld (signed as Hoifjeld); ?; ? [as Macdonald] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stick 'em up - and open the door!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

6 cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES)
Pencils
Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES)
Inks
Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...I asked him for a raise, and he got all purple - then...
Genre
humor; domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
David Huffine (signed as Huffine)
Pencils
David Huffine (signed as Huffine)
Inks
David Huffine (signed as Huffine)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you'd care to go a little higher, we have some...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Reamer Keller (signed as Reamer Keller)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed as Reamer Keller)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed as Reamer Keller)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She broke off our beautiful seven-year enagement and married me.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Afraid it's a bit gory for us, Mr. Pickett, but it ought to...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He wanted it personally inscribed but I insisted on...
Genre
humor

[Statement of Ownership] (Table of Contents: 42)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Les Colin (signed as Les Colin)
Pencils
Les Colin (signed as Les Colin)
Inks
Les Colin (signed as Les Colin)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, was that the check?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Ernest Marquez (signed)
Pencils
Ernest Marquez (signed)
Inks
Ernest Marquez (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
W. R. you mean... you mean you're quitting for good?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Dick Ericson (signed as Dick Ericson)
Pencils
Dick Ericson (signed as Dick Ericson)
Inks
Dick Ericson (signed as Dick Ericson)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just can't seem to rid myself of that last bit of the traditional.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)
Pencils
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)
Inks
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It all started the usual way - had one martini with an...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Vanselow (signed as Vanselow)
Pencils
Vanselow (signed as Vanselow)
Inks
Vanselow (signed as Vanselow)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! I've got Mars!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Pencils
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Inks
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think you'd have gotten the decision if they hadn't...
Genre
humor; sports
Keywords
boxing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Bob Schroeter (signed as Schroeter)
Pencils
Bob Schroeter (signed as Schroeter)
Inks
Bob Schroeter (signed as Schroeter)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not here, stupid!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Evan D. Diamond (signed as Evan D. Diamond)
Pencils
Evan D. Diamond (signed as Evan D. Diamond)
Inks
Evan D. Diamond (signed as Evan D. Diamond)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope you don't mind, Mr. Lamont, but I've taken...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Sid Gordin (signed as Sivic)
Pencils
Sid Gordin (signed as Sivic)
Inks
Sid Gordin (signed as Sivic)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suppose I agree to your marrying my daughter, what...
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Groucho Goes South with the Birds
  2. 1. ["Now take a puff of this one - inhale slowly - and tell me..."]
  3. 2. ["Say, what goes on here?"]
  4. 3. ["It's snowing again, Mr. Klinger."]
  5. 4. ["When she comes out of it - get her off the glove counter!"]
  6. 5. ["Gordon, we have something to say to you!"]
  7. 6. ["On second thought, Harold, a big wedding might be fun."]
  8. 7. ["Good afternoon, Fatso - I'm taking a survey to find out..."]
  9. 8. ["I don't care if the sponsor has us all fired."]
  10. 9. ["I was lonesome."]
  11. 10. Groucho Goes South with the Birds
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Too Funny for Words
  13. 12. ["Hello... Marian? Guess who this is?"]
  14. 13. ["I'm sorry, old pal - I just couldn't stand up and object..."]
  15. 14. The Tenderloin Trot
    Film Fun
  16. 15. ["Frankly, Simpson, I think you would make a very fine plumber."]
  17. 16. ["Just think - one more payment and it's ours!"]
  18. 17. ["Mr. Gilmore - I just caught a shoplifter."]
  19. 18. ["You promised over the radio to pick it up cheerfully."]
  20. 19. ["Plenty of experience, sir."]
  21. 20. ["I'm here to ask you to forgive your husband, who is..."]
  22. 21. ["We'll be late to the party."]
  23. 22. ["It may be a while yet."]
  24. 23. ["Howinell can he think of food at a time like this?"]
    Service Please
  25. 24. ["It's all right, officer - I'm dummy."]
  26. 25. ["They're having a sale of women's hats at Brinker's..."]
  27. 26. ["Here's to the greatest little woman in the whole wide world..."]
  28. 27. ["You must have overtipped him outrageously!"]
  29. 28. ["Please don't take it."]
  30. 29. ["I was anxious for you to meet Baxter before he went to lunch..."]
  31. 30. ["You're winning, but he's getting all the laughs."]
    Kid Stuff
  32. 31. 1000 Jokes' News Highlights in Pictures
  33. 32. ["This is nothing. You should see me in a wedding gown!"]
  34. 33. Now! At Last! A Vitamin-Less Cereal for the Lil' Ones
  35. 34. ["You told me to pick something up on the way home for dinner."]
  36. 35. How about a Date Tonight, Baby?
  37. 36. ["Stick 'em up - and open the door!"]
    Ain't It a Crime
  38. 37. ["...I asked him for a raise, and he got all purple - then..."]
  39. 38. ["If you'd care to go a little higher, we have some..."]
  40. 39. ["She broke off our beautiful seven-year enagement and married me."]
  41. 40. ["Afraid it's a bit gory for us, Mr. Pickett, but it ought to..."]
  42. 41. ["He wanted it personally inscribed but I insisted on..."]
  43. 42. [Statement of Ownership]
  44. 43. ["Oh, was that the check?"]
  45. 44. ["W. R. you mean... you mean you're quitting for good?"]
  46. 45. ["I just can't seem to rid myself of that last bit of the traditional."]
  47. 46. ["It all started the usual way - had one martini with an..."]
  48. 47. ["Hey! I've got Mars!"]
  49. 48. ["I think you'd have gotten the decision if they hadn't..."]
  50. 49. ["Not here, stupid!"]
  51. 50. ["I hope you don't mind, Mr. Lamont, but I've taken..."]
  52. 51. ["Suppose I agree to your marrying my daughter, what..."]
This issue was modified by
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)
  • Chad Wicker