(December 1949)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
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 "SANTA AND THE ANGEL, No. 259." Code number is S+A O.S. #259-4912. Copyright 1946 by Oskar LeBeck; copyright 1949 by Western Printing & Lithographing Co. This is a flip book. The second story starts on the back cover and reads toward the middle. (Upside-down from the first story.)


Santa and the Angel (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Santa Claus; Angel
Keywords:
angels; chipmunks; Christmas; rabbits; reindeer; snow

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Oskar LeBeck's name is misspelled "Oscar" on the cover.

["Angels Were Singing..."] (Table of Contents)

Santa and the Angel / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Oskar LeBeck ?
Pencils:
Morris Gollub ?
Inks:
Morris Gollub ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Introduction to Santa and the Angel.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Poem and illustrations.

Santa and the Angel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Oskar LeBeck (credited)
Pencils:
Morris Gollub [as M. Gollub] (credited)
Inks:
Morris Gollub [as M. Gollub] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
The little Angel; Santa Claus
Synopsis:
A little angel drifts to Earth on a cloud and lands in a forest. The forest animals find him and take him to a woodchopper's cabin at the edge of the forest. They get there just as Santa arrives at the cabin and Santa takes the angel back to heaven.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations on each page.

Santa at the Zoo (Table of Contents)

text story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Oskar Lebeck (credited)
Pencils:
Tony Rivera (credited)
Inks:
Tony Rivera (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Santa Claus
Synopsis:
The animals at the zoo are surprised when Santa Claus pays them a visit.

Indexer Notes

Story starts on the last interior page, upside down to the front cover, and reads toward the middle of the issue. Text story with half-art, half-text on each page with illustrations of varying sizes.

["The lion complained..."] (Table of Contents)

Santa at the Zoo / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Oskar Lebeck ?
Pencils:
Tony Rivera
Inks:
Tony Rivera
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Introduction to Santa at the Zoo.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Illustration with brief text. Upside-down from front cover.

Santa at the Zoo (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Rivera
Inks:
Tony Rivera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Santa Claus
Keywords:
bears; Christmas; elephants; foxes; giraffes; lions; monkeys; stuffed toys; tigers

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustration serving as cover to second flip-book story, upside-down in relation to front cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Santa and the Angel
  2. 1. ["Angels Were Singing..."]
    Santa and the Angel
  3. 2. Santa and the Angel
  4. 3. Santa at the Zoo
  5. 4. ["The lion complained..."]
    Santa at the Zoo
  6. 5. Santa at the Zoo
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