Four Color #716 [10cent Cover]
(August 1956)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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

This issue has variants.

Indicia title is "Walt Disney's MAN IN SPACE, No. 716." Code number is M.I.S. O.S. #716-568. Copyright 1956 by Walt Disney Productions. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


Man in Space (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney's Man in Space / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Subtitled "A Science Feature from Tomorrowland"

Science-factual (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney's Man in Space / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Text and illustration. The title is a play on "science fiction."

Man in Space (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney's Man in Space / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Christensen
Pencils:
Tony Sgroi
Inks:
Tony Sgroi
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Sir Isaac Newton (cameo)
Synopsis:
A short history of rockets, then an examination of the problems facing humans if they were in a rocket shot into space. Predictions and descriptions of the building of an orbiting space wheel and the first interplanetary trip around the moon and back are depicted.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Panels with typeset narration.

Rocketeer's Quiz! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Multiple choice questions about space.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Illustrations and typeset text. Dell's "A Pledge to Parents" is included in the lower right corner.

Building Space Station S-1 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (painted)
Inks:
? (painted)
Colors:
? (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
The building of an orbiting space station.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Six paintings with typeset text. The panel 2 painting is also used as the cover to this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Man in Space
    Walt Disney's Man in Space
  2. 1. Science-factual
    Walt Disney's Man in Space
  3. 2. Man in Space
    Walt Disney's Man in Space
  4. 3. Rocketeer's Quiz!
  5. 4. Building Space Station S-1
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