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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.