On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1951, page 255, registration number B313961.
First issue with Atlas globe colophon on cover.
Some information for this issue from Thomas Lammers via the Timely-Atlas list, September 2010.
Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.
Jaffee's signature appears on the back of a letter just below the mail bag.
Shown are four letters with script handwriting from Gloria S. of Roanoke, Virginia; Eddie K. of Los Angeles; Helen B. of Omaha; and Dot N. of Glen Cove, New York. Each has an answer from Patsy with illustrations by Jaffee.
A "Skipalon[g] Hassidy" movie is showing at the Bijou Theatre, an allusion to the Hopalong Cassidy character portrayed by actor William Boyd (1895-1972) in 66 films; the last such film was Strange Gamble (United Artists, 1948).