(May 1956)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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 "ALEXANDER THE GREAT, No. 688".
Code number is A.G.O.S. #688-565.
Copyright 1956 by United Artists Corporation. Based on the 1956 movie "Alexander the Great".
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Alexander the Great (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; war
Characters:
Alexander the Great (photo of Richard Burton); Philip of Macedonia (photo of Fredric March)

Empire of Alexander the Great (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical; war
Characters:
Alexander the Great (photo of Richard Burton)
Synopsis:
Map of Alexander the Great's empire, along with two stills from the movie.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Includes movie credits and partial cast list.

Alexander the Great (Table of Contents)

comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; war
Characters:
Alexander the Great; Philip of Macedonia; Aristotle; Darius; Roxane
Synopsis:
In the 4th Century B.C., Alexander helps his father, Philip of Macedonia, defeat Athens and unite Greece under his power. After his father is assassinated Alexander takes control and embarks on a campaign to conquer Persia.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Adaptation of the 1956 movie "Alexander the Great."
Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Stephane Pettit notes that the French magazine Back Up n° 14, credits the pencils to John Buscema (GCD Error List, 29 March 2009). This book is NOT by John Buscema, according to the John Buscema checklist compiled by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Michel Maillot.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Alexander the Great
  2. 1. Empire of Alexander the Great
  3. 2. Alexander the Great
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