(August 1955)

Associated Newspapers, 1953 Series
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Price
9d [0-0-9 AUP]
Pages
24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Associated Newspapers Ltd.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

All stories in this issue have had syndicate copyrights and dates removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dagwood / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humour

Indexer Notes

This cover is based on a panel from the Blondie story in this issue.

[Parent Approved] (Table of Contents: 1)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
? (original editor)

Indexer Notes

This advertisement explains the "Parent Approved" logo on a range of mid-1950s Australian comics: "Your child will read a comic book this week! Comic books are fun, and forbidden to buy, kiddies will borrow from some more fortunate children and overcome parental objections. …And a pledge! Here is a friendly assurance from the Editors of every comic book bearing the Parent Approved Stamp that they—parents themselves—recognise their responsibility to young readers."

The advertisement lists 20 series:
Paul Terry Presents Terry Bears (Unknown, probably Rosnock);
Terry-Toons Comics (Rosnock);
Tom & Jerry Comics (Rosnock);
Adventures of Mighty Mouse (Rosnock);
Mighty Mouse (Rosnock);
Blondie and Dagwood Present Daisy and Her Pups (Associated Newspapers);
Dagwood (Jubilee);
Blondie (Associated Newspapers);
Family Funnies (Associated Newspapers);
Tom and Jerry Present the Two Mouseketeers (Rosnock);
Baby Huey the Baby Giant (Associated Newspapers);
Tom and His Adventures (Unknown, probably Rosnock);
Rags Rabbit Comic (Associated Newspapers);
Little Max Comics (Red Circle Press);
Little Dot (Associated Newspapers);
Little Audrey (Associated Newspapers, 1955 series);
Paul Terry's Fun Fiesta Comics (Rosnock);
Dinky Duck (Unknown, probably Rosnock);
Casper the Friendly Ghost (Associated Newspapers); and
Heckle and Jeckle the Talking Magpies (Rosnock).

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

Dagwood / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chic Young
Pencils
Chic Young
Inks
Chic Young
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr Schroeder is sick -- I made this pot of soup for him.
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Dagwood Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

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

The Flop Family / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Swanson
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're gonna spend the week end at a really swanky place for a change.
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from The Flop Family Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Pricing in this story has been converted from dollars to pounds.

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

Teena / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hilda Terry
Pencils
Hilda Terry
Inks
Hilda Terry
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! Whata day!! J'ever see such a day?!
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Teena Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

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

Etta Kett / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Robinson
Pencils
Paul Robinson
Inks
Paul Robinson
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, there's the phone -- Etta isn't up yet!
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

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

Henry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Anderson
Pencils
Carl Anderson
Inks
Carl Anderson
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No - I can't play football with you today - Henry!
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Henry Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

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

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

Script
Jimmy Hatlo
Pencils
Jimmy Hatlo
Inks
Jimmy Hatlo
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's where Unca Lushwell works now…
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Little Iodine Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

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

Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom Sims (signed)
Pencils
Bela Zaboly (signed)
Inks
Bela Zaboly (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before ya knows it the year will be about gone.
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Popeye Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

the bottom of this page reads "the Saga of a gallant Knight and his terrible singing sword—Prince Valiant—published every second month.

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

Myrtle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Vittur
Pencils
Bob Vittur
Inks
Bob Vittur
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sit still pop! I'll get it!
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Right Around Home with Myrtle daily (King Features Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

This page includes five Right Around Home with Myrtle daily strips.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Little King / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Otto Soglow
Pencils
Otto Soglow
Inks
Otto Soglow
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

Genre
humour
Synopsis
The Little King in his car spys a laden down woman and pack horse and shows compassion for the burdens others have to carry.
Reprints
  • from The Little King Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

This story is untitled and has not text.

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

Blondie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chic Young
Pencils
Chic Young
Inks
Chic Young
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just what I've always wanted.
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Blondie Sunday (King Features syndicate) ?

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

Mister Breger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Breger
Pencils
Dave Breger
Inks
Dave Breger
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well! Some excitement, capturing that burglar! Darling, you were wonderful! My hero!
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Mister Breger Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

An advertisement at the bottom of the page reads "Laugh with Baby Huey—published every second month".

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

Fatso / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hopy you stick to your diet, today, Fatso… remember—no ice cream or sweets!
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Fatso Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Bringing Up Father / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George McManus; Zeke Zekley ?
Pencils
George McManus; Zeke Zekley ?
Inks
George McManus; Zeke Zekley ?
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon me - but have you got a match?
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Bringing Up Father Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

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

Etta Kett / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Robinson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Robinson (signed)
Inks
Paul Robinson (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry, chick! - Can't tow you to the hop tonight - gotta play in the band!
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

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

Henry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Anderson
Pencils
Carl Anderson
Inks
Carl Anderson
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't get your taffy off my ear, so go buy yourself another one - please!
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Henry Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

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

Blondie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chic Young
Pencils
Chic Young
Inks
Chic Young
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've had the hiccups all day at the office -- hic -- and I can't get rid of them..
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Blondie Sunday (King Features syndicate) ?

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

The Little King / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Otto Soglow (signed)
Pencils
Otto Soglow (signed)
Inks
Otto Soglow (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Royal Library
Genre
humour
Synopsis
The Little King visits the Royal Library and finds a surprise in the Mysteries section.
Reprints
  • from The Little King Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

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

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

Script
Jimmy Hatlo
Pencils
Jimmy Hatlo
Inks
Jimmy Hatlo
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Papa… How fast does sound travel?
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Little Iodine Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

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

Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom Sims (signed)
Pencils
Bela Zaboly (signed)
Inks
Bela Zaboly (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's easy to paint Popeye because I know him so well.
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Popeye Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

The text advertisement on the bottom of this page reads "Fun for the young folk—Little Audre—published every second month".

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

Teena / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hilda Terry
Pencils
Hilda Terry
Inks
Hilda Terry
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's really serious about Germaine—I was up in her room today and she's taken down every pinup of Frankie.
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Teena Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

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

Myrtle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Vittur
Pencils
Bob Vittur
Inks
Bob Vittur
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee with, Thug! Do you think Myrtle ith thinthere with me?
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Right Around Home with Myrtle daily (King Features Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

This page includes five Right Around Home with Myrtle daily strips.

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

Mister Breger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Breger
Pencils
Dave Breger
Inks
Dave Breger
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, honey, I shouldn't of wore this coat for rabbit huntin'...
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • from Mister Breger Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dagwood
  2. 1. [Parent Approved]
  3. 2. ["Mr Schroeder is sick -- I made this pot of soup for him."]
    Dagwood
  4. 3. ["We're gonna spend the week end at a really swanky place for a change."]
    The Flop Family
  5. 4. ["Oh, boy! Whata day!! J'ever see such a day?!"]
    Teena
  6. 5. ["Oh, there's the phone -- Etta isn't up yet!"]
    Etta Kett
  7. 6. ["No - I can't play football with you today - Henry!"]
    Henry
  8. 7. ["That's where Unca Lushwell works now…"]
    Little Iodine
  9. 8. ["Before ya knows it the year will be about gone."]
    Popeye
  10. 9. ["Sit still pop! I'll get it!"]
    Myrtle
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Little King
  12. 11. ["Just what I've always wanted."]
    Blondie
  13. 12. ["Well! Some excitement, capturing that burglar! Darling, you were wonderful! My hero!"]
    Mister Breger
  14. 13. ["I hopy you stick to your diet, today, Fatso… remember—no ice cream or sweets!"]
    Fatso
  15. 14. ["Pardon me - but have you got a match?"]
    Bringing Up Father
  16. 15. ["Sorry, chick! - Can't tow you to the hop tonight - gotta play in the band!"]
    Etta Kett
  17. 16. ["I can't get your taffy off my ear, so go buy yourself another one - please!"]
    Henry
  18. 17. ["I've had the hiccups all day at the office -- hic -- and I can't get rid of them.."]
    Blondie
  19. 18. ["Royal Library"]
    The Little King
  20. 19. ["Papa… How fast does sound travel?"]
    Little Iodine
  21. 20. ["It's easy to paint Popeye because I know him so well."]
    Popeye
  22. 21. ["It's really serious about Germaine—I was up in her room today and she's taken down every pinup of Frankie."]
    Teena
  23. 22. ["Gee with, Thug! Do you think Myrtle ith thinthere with me?"]
    Myrtle
  24. 23. ["Gee, honey, I shouldn't of wore this coat for rabbit huntin'..."]
    Mister Breger
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