(August 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 "MOBY DICK, No. 717."
Code number is M.D.O.S. #717-568.
Copyright 1956 by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Adapted from the 1956 Warner Bros. movie "Moby Dick."
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Moby Dick (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Ahab (photo of Gregory Peck)

Indexer Notes

Cover is photo of Gregory Peck with painted background.

Moby Dick (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Captain Ahab (photos of Gregory Peck); Ishmael (photos of Richard Basehart); Peleg (photo of Mervyn Johns)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

Moby Dick (Table of Contents)

comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Herman Melville (original story); Ray Bradbury; John Huston (screenplay); Paul S. Newman (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
Frank Thorne [as F.T.] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Thorne [as F.T.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Ahab; Ishmael; Queequeg; Mr. Stubb
Synopsis:
Ishmael and his native friend Queequeg sign on as crew members on the whaler Pequod, whose Captain Ahab embarks on a mission to hunt down the great white whale, Moby Dick.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. The last panel of the inside back cover (in the middle of the story) is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Adapted from the 1956 Warner Bros. movie "Moby Dick," which was based on the 1851 novel "Moby Dick" by Herman Melville. Comic adaptation credit from Who's Who of American Comic Books 1928-1999 website. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Moby Dick
  2. 1. Moby Dick
  3. 2. Moby Dick
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