(October-December 1949)

Dell, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1949-08-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
Helen Meyer

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.

The U. S. Copyright Office filing identifies the publication's title as "Pogo Possum and the Swampland band." No issue number is included.

There is no issue number printed on the cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pogo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert Alligator; Howland Owl; Churchy Lafemme; Toadie Frog
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Pogo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I took a bath...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pogo Possum
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Indexer Notes

Printed in black and white on inside front cover. Introduction to the book. Verse with illustrations.

The Great Two-Gun Fiasco (Table of Contents: 2)

Pogo and Albert / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum; Beauregard Bugleboy; Barnstable Bear; Soft Shell, a young turtle; Porkypine
Synopsis
Spoof western. Albert and Pogo ride to the aid of Soft Shell, using Beauregard and Barnstable as horses. A shootout occurs at Porkypine's hideaway.
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How Come That Showboat? (Table of Contents: 3)

Pogo and Churchy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Churchy Lafemme; Pogo Possum; Toadie Frog; Albert Alligator; Howland Owl; Beauregard Bugleboy (cameo)
Synopsis
Churchy and Toadie cheat Pogo out of his lunch, after which Pogo joins Albert in a showboat cabaret performance. Churchy reappears as a pirate captain.
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The End of the Rainbow (Table of Contents: 4)

Pogo / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rackety Coon Chile; Mose Muskrat; Albert Alligator; Howland Owl; Churchy Lafemme; Pogo Possum; Toadie Frog; Chug-Chug Curtis (cameo)
Synopsis
Mose, posing as Pogo, tells Rackety Coon Chile about the gold at the end of the rainbow. Albert and Howland are listening in, and when Pogo and Churchy fire rockets and flares, are convinced they see a rainbow. In the process, goblins and voodoo giants get mixed into this concoction of prime nonsense.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Beauregard Bugleboy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They will be sorry!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beauregard Bugleboy; three beetles
Synopsis
The beetles use Beauregard's head for a springboard.
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Indexer Notes

Pantomime strip [with one thought balloon], printed in black and white on inside back cover.

[Albert and the Crawdad] (Table of Contents: 6)

Pogo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert Alligator; Pogo Possum
Synopsis
Albert prepares to steal Pogo's freshly caught fish.
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Indexer Notes

Pantomime strip, printed on back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Pogo
  2. 1. ["I took a bath..."]
    Pogo
  3. 2. The Great Two-Gun Fiasco
    Pogo and Albert
  4. 3. How Come That Showboat?
    Pogo and Churchy
  5. 4. The End of the Rainbow
    Pogo
  6. 5. ["They will be sorry!"]
    Beauregard Bugleboy
  7. 6. [Albert and the Crawdad]
    Pogo
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