(July 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
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
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 "Walt Disney's THE GREAT LOCOMOTIVE CHASE, No. 712." Code number is G.L.C.O.S. #712-567. Copyright 1956 by Walt Disney Productions.


Walt Disney's The Great Locomotive Chase (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; war
Characters:
James J. Andrews (photo of Fess Parker)

Strategy for Heroes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the Civil War raid that the main story is based on. Includes maps of where the action takes place.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Maps and typeset text.

Walt Disney's The Great Locomotive Chase (Table of Contents)

comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script:
Lawrence Edward Watkin (screenplay); Elizabeth Beecher (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; war
Characters:
James J. Andrews; William Fuller
Synopsis:
During the Civil War, Secret Service agent James J. Andrews leads a group of Union raiders who hijack a railroad train in Georgia and attempt to outrun Confederate pursuers.

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on inside back cover in black and white. Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Based on the 1956 Walt Disney motion picture "The Great Locomotive Chase," which was based on a true event in the Civil War. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Vacation Time is All Too Short (Table of Contents)

Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
AK-56

Synopsis:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Wrigley's Juicy Fruit gum with safety tips for summer activities.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Walt Disney's The Great Locomotive Chase
  2. 1. Strategy for Heroes
  3. 2. Walt Disney's The Great Locomotive Chase
  4. 3. Vacation Time is All Too Short
    Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum
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