(October 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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 "I AIM AT THE STARS, No. 1148."
Code number is I.A.AT.STARS.O.S. #1148-6010.
Copyright 1960 by Columbia Pictures Corporation. Adapted from the 1960 movie "I Aim at the Stars."
"Movie Classic" on cover.


I Aim at the Stars (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Wernher von Braun (as played by Curt Jurgens, photo)

I Aim at the Stars (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Wernher von Braun (as played by Curt Jurgens, photo)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

I Aim at the Stars (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Dratier; George Froeschel; H.W. John; Udo Wolter (screenplay); ? (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Wernher von Braun; Dr. Hermann Oberth; Elizabeth Beyer; Anton Reger; Heinrich Himmler; Major William Taggart; Adolf Hitler (cameo); Benito Mussolini (cameo)
Synopsis:
The life of rocket scientist Wernher von Braun, from his youth in Germany through his involvement with the Nazi V-2 rockets; and then his participation in the United States rocket development program.

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Adapted from the 1960 movie "I Aim at the Stars."

The Rocket in History (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Wernher von Braun (cameo)
Synopsis:
The history of rockets from their invention in China in 1040 A.D.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Types of Rocket Propulsion (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Descriptions and diagrams of various types of propulsion that could be used in rockets.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Aim at the Stars
  2. 1. I Aim at the Stars
  3. 2. I Aim at the Stars
  4. 3. The Rocket in History
  5. 4. Types of Rocket Propulsion
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