(November 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dell 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 "JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, No. 1060".
Code number is J.TO C. OF E. O.S. #1060-5911".
Copyright 1959 by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. Adapted from the 1959 movie "Journey to the Center of the Earth" based on the novel of the same name by Jules Verne.
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Journey to the Center of the Earth (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Prof. Oliver Lindenbrook (photo of James Mason); Alec McEwen (photo of Pat Boone); Mrs. Carla Goetaborg (photo of Arlene Dahl); Hans Belker (photo of Peter Ronson)

Journey to the Center of the Earth (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Prof. Oliver Lindenbrook (photo of James Mason); Alec McEwen (photo of Pat Boone); Mrs. Carla Goetaborg (photo of Arlene Dahl); Hans Belker (photo of Peter Ronson)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

Journey To the Center of the Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Prof. Oliver Lindenbrook; Alec McEwen; Mrs. Carla Goetaborg; Hans Belker; Count Saknussemm (villain); Gertrude the duck
Synopsis:
After finding a mysterious message inscribed on a plumb bob found inside a piece of lava, Prof. Lindenbrook and his student Alec McEwen mount an expedition to descend into the Snaeffel-Jokull, an extinct volcano in Iceland. They are joined by Hans, a native guide, and Mrs. Goetaborg, the widow of Lindenbrook's rival. In addition to the natural menaces of the trip into the Earth's interior, they must also contend with another explorer, Count Saknussemm, who is determined to be the only one to return.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Adapted from the 1959 movie "Journey to the Center of the Earth", based on the novel of the same name by Jules Verne. Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Filming the Depths of the Earth (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Alec McEwen (photo of Pat Boone)
Synopsis:
Facts about shooting the film in the Carlsbad Caverns of New Mexico.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Two photos with typeset text.

[Pat Boone] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
?

Characters:
Pat Boone
Synopsis:
Pat Boone in casual pose with facsimile signature.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Black and white photo with background cropped out and replaced by color triangles in abstract design.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Journey to the Center of the Earth
  2. 1. Journey to the Center of the Earth
  3. 2. Journey To the Center of the Earth
  4. 3. Filming the Depths of the Earth
  5. 4. [Pat Boone]
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