(September 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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 "JOHN PAUL JONES, No. 1007". Code number is J.P.JONES O.S. #1007-599. Copyright 1959 by Warner Bros. Pictures. Inc. Adapted from the movie "John Paul Jones".


John Paul Jones (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; war
Characters:
John Paul Jones (photo of Robert Stack)

John Paul Jones (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical; war
Characters:
John Paul Jones (photo of Robert Stack)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Five photos and partial cast and credits list from the movie.

John Paul Jones (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle [as D.S.] (signed)
Inks:
Dan Spiegle [as D.S.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; war
Characters:
John Paul Jones; Patrick Henry; John Hancock; George Washington; Benjamin Franklin
Synopsis:
Born is Scotland, John Paul goes to sea at the age of 12. Later, as a ship's captain, he puts down a mutiny, but kills the ringleader. He must flee to Virginia where he changes his name to John Paul Jones. Through Patrick Henry he becomes involved in the Continental Navy of the American Revolution. After a number of battles near the colonies, he goes to France to see Benjamin Franklin and from there makes a raid on the English mainland. Later he is given a ship from France to attack the Baltic fleet. This leads to the famous Bonhomme Richard vs. Serapis sea battle.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Adapted from the 1959 movie "John Paul Jones". Romantic subplot described in the preview sequence does not appear in the story. Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Proud Ancestors (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about American fighting ships of various wars.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Historic Flags of the Revolutionary War (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Examples of flags used in the Revolutionary War.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. John Paul Jones
  2. 1. John Paul Jones
  3. 2. John Paul Jones
  4. 3. Proud Ancestors
  5. 4. Historic Flags of the Revolutionary War
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