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Dilly (1953) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Dilly (1953) 1
    Published May 1953 by Lev Gleason.
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    Cover art by Charles Biro. "The Big Dance," art by Bart Tumey; Dilly tries to find a way to get $5 so he can take Carol to the dance; Dilly gets the $5 from Hoppy by trying to keep Gruesome Jones from taking Dilly's sister Nancy to the dance; But Gruesome ends up going with Nancy anyway; Meanwhile, crooked furnace repairmen damage the Duncans' furnace so they'll have to buy a new one from them. Dilly Dallies text story. "Introducing Betty Campus"; Betty runs against Bob Lewis for student council president of Suburban High; The campaign ends up a battle of the sexes. "Speed Kings"; Short articles about the fastest race cars, fastest baseball pitch, and fastest electronic computer. "Gruesome Gets the Girl" starring Dilly Duncan of Dorset High; Dilly and Marvin help the new neighbors move in; Noticing the move-in is supervised by a pretty girl named Sue, Gruesome also volunteers his services; Thinking his work would land him a date with the girl, Dilly calls at the home and gets a date with their daughter Sue, who turns out to be just a little girl. Two Lev Gleason Trading Cards in the "Famous Fighting Planes Series." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Dilly (1953) 2
    Published Jul 1953 by Lev Gleason.

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Art by Henri Arnold and others. After long runs in Boy Comics and Daredevil Comics, teen comedy series Dilly Duncan gets his own solo series. During a canoe race, Dilly has a choice between helping a competitor in trouble or winning the race. Betty Campus thinks her favorite movie star, Rodney Furbish, has invited her onto his TV show. Dilly's father is less than pleased when Dilly makes him into the world's first reality-TV star. To Jump Or Not To Jump; School House Capers; Betty's Screen Test; Speed Kings; The Moth-Eaten Musketeers. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dilly (1953) 3
    Published Sep 1953 by Lev Gleason.

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Art by Al Wenzel and others. After long runs in Boy Comics and Daredevil Comics, teen comedy series Dilly Duncan gets his own solo series. Dilly and Marv convince themselves that their friend Carol has run away with the circus, and they must kidnap her back. Betty Campus thinks her handsome teacher sent her a love note, but it's another gag by wacky Bob Lewis. Dilly and his pals decide to start a baby-sitting service, and comic chaos ensues. The Carnival Queen Kidnapping; Classroom Classics; Teacher Trouble; Dilly Dallies; Thrills of the Hot Rods; The Baby-Sitting Service. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.