Four Color #280 - Walter Lantz Andy Panda in the Isle of Mechanical Men
(June 1950)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
?
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 "Walter Lantz ANDY PANDA in THE ISLE OF MECHANICAL MEN, No. 280. Code number is A.P.O.S. #280-506. Copyright 1950 by Walter Lantz Productions, Inc.


The Isle of Mechanical Men (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda; Hiram (robot); Charlie Chicken
Synopsis
Hiram the robot leading Charlie on a leash and collar.
Keywords
robots

Indexer Notes

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

[The Triumphant Mosquito] (Table of Contents: 1)

Andy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda
Synopsis
First line: "Cough! Cough!"

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Isle of Mechanical Men (Table of Contents: 2)

Andy Panda / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Hiram (robot); Professor; Rocky
Synopsis
A tornado snatches Andy and Charlie while they are fishing and deposits them on a strange island. The island is the hideout of an old professor and his helper Rocky. The professor is in the process of creating a robot army to conquer the world. With the assistance of Hiram, a rebel robot, Andy and Charlie cause the robot army to destroy itself.

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Charlie Has Sleeping Sickness] (Table of Contents: 3)

Andy Panda / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Doc Walrus; Doc Woodpecker
Synopsis
Charlie comes down with a case of sleeping sickness and Andy has to take him to Africa so he can be bitten by a Tsetse Fly as a cure. (The first bite causes the sickness and the second one is an antidote, according to this story.) In Africa they meet Doc Woodpecker, who provides the cure.

Indexer Notes

Doc Woodpecker is identical in appearance to Woody Woodpecker, but the characters interact like they've never met before. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[How to Cure Insomnia] (Table of Contents: 4)

Andy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Suzanne Seaborne
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda
Synopsis
First line: "730-731-732-733-734-"

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Getting the Right Size for a Dog Collar] (Table of Contents: 5)

Andy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall
Inks
Suzanne Seaborne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda
Synopsis
First line: "Gee whiz! I wish people would stop bothering me!"

Indexer Notes

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Isle of Mechanical Men
    Andy Panda
  2. 1. [The Triumphant Mosquito]
    Andy
  3. 2. The Isle of Mechanical Men
    Andy Panda
  4. 3. [Charlie Has Sleeping Sickness]
    Andy Panda
  5. 4. [How to Cure Insomnia]
    Andy
  6. 5. [Getting the Right Size for a Dog Collar]
    Andy
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