(February 1957)

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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 "AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS, No. 784." (Indicia title does not match cover or interior story titles, which use "80".)
Code number is A.T.W.O.S. #784-572.
Copyright 1956 by The Michael Todd Corporation. Adapted from the 1956 movie of the same name.
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Around the World in 80 Days (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Phileas Fogg (photo of David Niven); Passepartout (photo of Cantinflas)

Indexer Notes

Photo cover made up of five stills from the movie.

Around the World in 80 Days (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Phileas Fogg (photo of David Niven); Passepartout (photo of Cantinflas)
Synopsis:
Teaser for the story, told in six movie stills.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Includes cast and credits list from the movie.

Around The World In 80 Days (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Verne (original story); Gaylord Du Bois (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Phileas Fogg; Passepartout; Lady Aouda
Synopsis:
Phileas Fogg bets the members of London's exclusive Reform Club £20,000 that he can travel around the world in 80 Days. He and his valet have a number of adventures, including rescuing a young widow from a funeral pyre in India. She joins the pair for the remainder of their journey.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1956 movie "Around the World in 80 Days," which was based on the Jules Verne novel of the same name. Script submitted on August 25, 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).

Wonders of the World (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about famous landmarks such as The Tower of London, The Eiffel Tower, Leaning Tower of Pisa; Great Pyramid; Taj Mahal, and the White House

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath. Script submitted on October 15, 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).

Travel - Yesterday and Today (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Comparisons of old-time and modern forms of transportation.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Panels with typeset text underneath them. Script submitted on October 15, 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).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Around the World in 80 Days
  2. 1. Around the World in 80 Days
  3. 2. Around The World In 80 Days
  4. 3. Wonders of the World
  5. 4. Travel - Yesterday and Today
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