(December 1959)

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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 "SOLOMON AND SHEBA, No. 1070".
Code number is SOLOMON+S.O.S. #1070-5912.
Copyright 1959 by Theme Pictures, S.A. Adapted from the 1959 movie "Solomon and Sheba".
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Solomon and Sheba (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Solomon (photo of Yul Brynner); Magda [Queen of Sheba] (photo of Gina Lollobrigida)

Solomon and Sheba (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Solomon (photo of Yul Brynner); Magda [Queen of Sheba] (photo of Gina Lollobrigida)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

Solomon and Sheba (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
King Solomon; Magda, Queen of Sheba; Adonijah; King David; Nathan; Josiah; Abishag
Synopsis:
After King David's death, Solomon is named King of Israel. As Israel's strength grows under Solomon's rule, its neighbors become uneasy. The Pharaoh of Egypt and Magda, Queen of Sheba, come up with a plan to use Magda's charms to capture Solomon's affection and weaken Israel so that Pharaoh's army can attack it.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Adapted from the 1959 United Artists movie "Solomon and Sheba". Script submitted July 3, 1959. 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).

The Kings of Israel (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Samson; Saul; David; Solomon
Synopsis:
Brief overview of the kings of Israel.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script submitted on June 29, 1959. 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).

Solomon and Sheba (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; two black and white stills from the movie with typeset text on an orange background.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Solomon and Sheba
  2. 1. Solomon and Sheba
  3. 2. Solomon and Sheba
  4. 3. The Kings of Israel
  5. 4. Solomon and Sheba
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