Comic-Con International

Some sequels remained relatively faithful to the spirit of the original tales. Howard R. Garis’s Uncle Wiggily continued to take care of other animals while coping with a variety of unfriendly antagonists. Dell Four-Color #543 (March 1954) was by Bill Weaver.[ © 2021 Howard R. Garis] On the other hand, the then-anonymous John Stanley put Johnny Gruelle’s loveable dolls through dark challenges, including this one in Dell’s Raggedy Ann and Andy #36 (May 1949). [© 2021 The Johnny Gruelle Co.]