(January 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
On-sale date:
1961-11-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
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 "Jules Verne's MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, No. 1213." Code number is M. ISLAND #1213-621.
Copyright 1961 by Columbia Pictures Corporation. Adapted from the 1961 movie "Mysterious Island with "Movie Classic" on cover. On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date. Dell also published "Jules Verne's Mysterious Isle" #1 in 1963 as a more faithful adaptation of the book (so no giant animals).


Mysterious Island (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; science fiction

Mysterious Island (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Characters:
Neb Nugent (photo of Dan Jackson)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Five photos from the movie with typeset text. Most characters are not identifiable in the photos, which are mainly long shots.

Mysterious Island (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Jules Verne (original story); John Prebble; Daniel B. Ullman; Crane Wilbur (screenplay); ? (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Characters:
Cyrus Harding; Gideon Spilitt; Neb Nugent; Captain Nemo
Synopsis:
During the Civil War, three Union soldiers escape from a Confederate prison in a hot air balloon. They land on a volcanic island in the Pacific where they struggle against gigantic creatures while trying to devise a plan of escape.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1961 movie "Mysterious Island," based on the novel by Jules Verne. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Herb Trimpe ink credit also in Who's Who's of American Comic Books 1928-1999 website.

Balloons At War (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The use of hot air balloons in war.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Mysterious Island (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Three photos from the movie in monochrome and black and white plus typeset text.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mysterious Island
  2. 1. Mysterious Island
  3. 2. Mysterious Island
  4. 3. Balloons At War
  5. 4. Mysterious Island
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