(July 1961)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-05-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
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 "MASTER OF THE WORLD, No. 1157." Code number is M.O.T.W.O.S. #1157-617. Copyright 1961 by Alta Vista Productions. Adapted from the 1961 movie "Master of the World."
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


Master Of The World (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Keywords:
airships; Albatross (airship)

Master of the World (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Characters:
John Strock; Robur
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Preview of the story in comic form with a partial cast list. Script submitted on July 28, 1960. 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 and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Master Of The World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Verne (original stories); Gaylord Du Bois (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Stock; Mr. Prudent; Dorothy Prudent; Philip Evans; Robur
Synopsis:
In 1871, three balloonists are captured when they investigate the eruption of a volcano in Pennsylvania. Their captor is the mad inventor Robur, who has built a huge airship. He embarks on a mission to attack the world's armies and force them to give up war.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on July 8, 1960. 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 and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Adapted from the 1961 movie "Master of the World," which was based on two Jules Verne novels: "Robur the Conqueror" (1886) and its sequel "Master of the World" (1904).

Jules Verne, Author Extraordinary (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Jules Verne
Synopsis:
Overview of the life of Jules Verne.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script submitted on July 28, 1960. 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 and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

They Ruled Their World (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script submitted on July 27, 1960. 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 and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). This sequence is replaced with an ad in some copies. See sequence 5.

Win a "Diamond Hunting" Trip and a $500 bond (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Daisy B-B guns, featuring a contest with a grand prize of a trip to Crater of Diamonds, Murfreesboro, Arkansas. Model 25 pump gun for $9.95 depicted. Daisy Manufacturing Co., Rogers, Ark. This sequence replaces Sequence 4 in some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Master Of The World
  2. 1. Master of the World
  3. 2. Master Of The World
  4. 3. Jules Verne, Author Extraordinary
  5. 4. They Ruled Their World
  6. 5. Win a "Diamond Hunting" Trip and a $500 bond
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
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