(November 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
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 "SPARTACUS, No. 1139."
Code number is SPARTACUS O.S. #1139-6011.
Copyright 1960 by Bryna Productions. Based on the 1960 movie "Spartacus."
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Spartacus (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Spartacus (photo of Kirk Douglas)

Spartacus (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Spartacus (photo of Kirk Douglas)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

Spartacus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Dalton Trumbo (screenplay); Gaylord Du Bois (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema (pages 1-10); Mike Peppe (pages 11-32)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Spartacus; Marcellus; Batiatus; Varinia; Gracchus; Antonius; Crassus
Synopsis:
Spartacus, a gladiator, leads a slave revolt against the Roman Empire.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1960 Universal-International movie "Spartacus." Script submitted on August 23, 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). Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).
Additional art information from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.

Military Leaders of the Later Roman Republic (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Mike Peppe ?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Gauis Marius; Lucius Cornelius Sulla; Marcus Licinius Crassus
Synopsis:
Short biographies of three Roman leaders.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script submitted on August 31, 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). Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Spartacus (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Spartacus (photo of Kirk Douglas)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Two black and white photos with monochrome overlays.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Spartacus
  2. 1. Spartacus
  3. 2. Spartacus
  4. 3. Military Leaders of the Later Roman Republic
  5. 4. Spartacus
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