(October 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:
?
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 CHALLENGE OF ZORRO, No. 732." Code number is ZORRO O.S. #732-5610. Copyright 1956 by Johnston McCulley.


The Challenge of Zorro (Table of Contents)

Zorro / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Genre:
adventure; historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Zorro
Reprints:

[Preview] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Zorro [Don Diego]; Maria Bourbon
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Text with parts of panel art from the story reproduced.

The Challenge Of Zorro (Table of Contents)

Zorro / comic story / 32.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Zorro [Don Diego]; Bernardo; Don Alejandro; Panchita; Maria Bourbon
Synopsis:
A mysterious woman, who bears a striking resemblence to the King of Spain, comes to Don Diego, claiming to be the secret twin sister of the King. She convinces Don Diego, accompanied by Bernardo and chaperoned by Diego's fiancé Panchita, to sail with her to Spain, where the King is slowly dying. In Spain, Zorro must rescue the King from an intricate conspiracy to steal his throne.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on inside back cover in black and white. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

["Get ready! Get set! Go get.."] (Table of Contents)

Francis the Famous Talking Mule / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Francis (cameo)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Promo for Francis the Famous Talking Mule Four Color #745 (November 1956). Repro of cover is depicted. Also promoted is the Universal-International movie "Francis in the Haunted House." Promo comes at the bottom of the last interior page, in the middle of the story.

["Fencing is a skilled art..."] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Synopsis:
Descriptions of the four basic positions of fencing.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrations and typeset text.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Challenge of Zorro
    Zorro
  2. 1. [Preview]
    Zorro
  3. 2. The Challenge Of Zorro
    Zorro
  4. 3. ["Get ready! Get set! Go get.."]
    Francis the Famous Talking Mule
  5. 4. ["Fencing is a skilled art..."]
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