(August 1956)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
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 ANIMAL WORLD, No. 713." Code number is A.W.O.S. #713-568. Copyright 1956 by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Adapted from the 1956 Warner Bros. movie "The Animal World."


The Animal World (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

The Animal World (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Photos of a fight between a tyrannosaurus and a triceratops (stop-action animated) taken from the movie.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Seven photos from the movie; brief typeset text, and the main credits from the movie

The First Animals (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Mo Gollub
Inks:
Mo Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
Facts about the earliest forms of life in the sea, with some modern-day comparisons.

Indexer Notes

Opening page combines scientific theories of the first life with Biblical quotations. Panels with typeset narration. Script submitted on February 19, 1956 under the title "Creatures of the Sea." Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

Prehistoric Animals (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Mo Gollub
Inks:
Mo Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
Facts about the lives of dinosaurs, including a battle between an Allosaurus and a Brontosaurus and a face-off between a Triceratops and a Tyrannosaur.

Indexer Notes

Panels with typeset narration. Script submitted on February 19, 1956. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

Early Man and Mammals (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Mo Gollub
Inks:
Mo Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
Facts about early mammals and prehistoric man.

Indexer Notes

The introduction of humans is written as a two-panel combination of then-known science and the Biblical story of Adam. Panels with typeset narration. Script submitted on February 21, 1956, under the title "Age of Mammals and Man." Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

Animals Today (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Mo Gollub
Inks:
Mo Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
Facts about various modern-day animals, ranging from whales to lions and tigers.

Indexer Notes

Panels with typeset narration. Script submitted on February 23, 1956. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

[Summary] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Summary of the evolution of life from single-celled sea life to modern man.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Typeset text superimposed over a large gray drawing of a brontosaurus. Dell's "A Pledge to Parents" is included in the lower right corner.

"Your Vacation is So Short..." (Table of Contents)

Bill Widom Says; Juicy Fruit Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bill Wisdom
Synopsis:
Safety tips for summer activities.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Part of "Bill Wisdom Says:" series of ads. Illustrated ad for Wrigley's Juicy Fruit chewing gum.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Animal World
  2. 1. The Animal World
  3. 2. The First Animals
  4. 3. Prehistoric Animals
  5. 4. Early Man and Mammals
  6. 5. Animals Today
  7. 6. [Summary]
  8. 7. "Your Vacation is So Short..."
    Bill Widom Says; Juicy Fruit Gum
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