(March 1956)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell A Movie Classic
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 "HELEN OF TROY, No. 684."
Code number is "H of T O.S. #684-563.
Copyright 1956 by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Based on the 1956 movie "Helen of Troy."
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Helen of Troy (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo); ? (painting)
Inks:
? (photo); ? (painting)?
Colors:
? (photo); ? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Helen of Troy (photo of Rossana Podesta)

Indexer Notes

Cropped photo of Rossana Podesta with a painted background.

Helen of Troy (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Helen of Troy (photo of Rossana Podesta); Paris (photo of Jack Sernas)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Seven photos from the movie plus a partial cast and credits list.

Helen of Troy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Helen; Paris; Agamemnon; Ulysses; Ajax; Achilles; Cassandra; King Menelaus; Hector
Synopsis:
Trojan Prince Paris comes to Sparta on a mission of good will, but finds that Sparta is planning on waging war against Troy. He escapes to Troy, bringing with him Queen Helen, the unwilling wife of Spartan King Menelaus. The Spartans and their allies sail for Troy, where they lay siege to the city. The Spartans appear to retreat, leaving a large wooden horse. The Trojans bring the horse into the city, but that night Spartans emerge from the horse and plunge the city into chaos. Paris and Helen escape in the confusion.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Helen of Troy
  2. 1. Helen of Troy
  3. 2. Helen of Troy
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