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(March 1954)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE MASK OF ZORRO, No. 538." Code number is ZORRO O.S. #538-543. Copyright 1954 BY Johnston McCulley.


The Mask of Zorro (Table of Contents)

Zorro / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Zorro [Don Diego Vega]
Reprints:
Keywords:
swords

Zorro's Pistol (Table of Contents)

Zorro / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; non-fiction
Characters:
Zorro [Don Diego Vega]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, in black and white, with two illustrations and typeset text.

Facts about Zorro's flintlock pistols.

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (2007-5-14).

The Mask of Zorro (Table of Contents)

Zorro / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
O.S. #538-543

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Zorro [Don Diego Vega]; Bernardo; Don Alejandro Vega; Pablo (fur trapper, death); Governor of California; Panchita Conchola; Don Vincente Conchola; Captain Rakov; Captain Borda; Don Sondoval (villain, fur trader, death); Baron Vasilenko (villain, Commander of foreign forces in Alaska); Olga (villain, reforms); Colonel Argenta (villain)
Synopsis:
Don Sandoval uses attacks on his fur traders as a part of a plot to give Russia an excuse to declare war on Alta California.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Casa Sandoval; Noria Pass

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color.

Oddity: the foreign trappers and traders are obviously Russians, but are never referred to as such, being called "strangers" and "foreigners," instead. It appears that the references to Russians were changed after the issue was lettered. However, names such as "Vasilenko" and "Radov" were not changed.

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (2007-5-14).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mask of Zorro
    Zorro
  2. 1. Zorro's Pistol
    Zorro
  3. 2. The Mask of Zorro
    Zorro
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