(March 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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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

"Movie Classic" on cover.


The Time Machine (Table of Contents)

The Time Machine / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
George (photo of Rod Taylor); Morloch (photo of ?)
Synopsis:
Actor Rod Taylor as George is not given a last name in the film, but is believed to be portraying Herbert George Wells (H.G. Wells). When the time machine's control panel is shown in the film, a nameplate can be seen in the center that reads "Manufactured by H. George Wells". In the original novel, the character has no name, just "the Time Traveller".

[Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Presents, A George Pal Production, H.G. Wells' The Time Machine] (Table of Contents)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover divided into six panels; 1 listing film credits, the other 5 are pictures from the film.

The Time Machine (Table of Contents)

The Time Machine / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
George; David Filby; Mrs. Watchett (housekeeper); James Filby; Weena; various Morlochs

Indexer Notes

Dell's pledge to parents is the last panel at the end of the story.

"About H.G. Wells" by George Pal (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Pal
Pencils:
? (photo of George Pal and Rod Taylor)
Inks:
? (photo of George Pal and Rod Taylor)

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis:
One-page text biography of author H.G. Wells.

Indexer Notes

This was a one-page text biography of author H.G. Wells inside the back cover by "The Time Machine" movie producer/director George Pal. There is a small photo of Taylor and Pal accompanying the bio.

["Starting in the year 1899..."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / pages (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo of Rod Taylor)
Inks:
? (photo of Rod Taylor)
Colors:
? (monochrome, photo of Rod Taylor)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
George (photo of Rod Taylor)
Keywords:
Time travel

Indexer Notes

There are two different editions:
Some have a back cover with text about the movie, followed by photo of Rod Taylor in time machine.
The other edition has a back cover with a full-page ad for a Daisy air rifle.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Time Machine
    The Time Machine
  2. 1. [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Presents, A George Pal Production, H.G. Wells' The Time Machine]
  3. 2. The Time Machine
    The Time Machine
  4. 3. "About H.G. Wells" by George Pal
  5. 4. ["Starting in the year 1899..."]
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