(April 1956)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Nature 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 "Walt Disney's WATER BIRDS AND THE OLYMPIC ELK, No. 700." Code number is W.B.& O.E. O.S. #700-564. Copyright 1956 by Walt Disney Productions. Adapted from the two 1952 Walt Disney True-Life Adventure shorts "Water Birds" and "The Olympic Elk."


Walt Disney's Water Birds and the Olympic Elk (Table of Contents)

True-life Adventure / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sam Savitt (painted)
Inks:
Sam Savitt (painted)
Colors:
Sam Savitt (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

According to Richard Richmond, this cover is not listed in the Savitt checklist in Illustration Magazine #4 (GCD Error Tracker -- http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7458, 28 September 2011)

Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Col. Draper F. Henry; Major General Lucas V. Beau; George T. Delacorte, Jr. (President of Dell Publishing Co, Inc); Hon. John I. Lerom; Col. C. Short
Synopsis:
Award from Civil Air Patrol.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

The Water Birds (Table of Contents)

True-life Adventure / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
August Lenox
Pencils:
August Lenox
Inks:
August Lenox
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Panels with typeset text.

The Olympic Elk (Table of Contents)

True-life Adventure / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
August Lenox
Pencils:
August Lenox
Inks:
August Lenox
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. Panels with typeset text.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Walt Disney's Water Birds and the Olympic Elk
    True-life Adventure
  2. 1. Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics
  3. 2. The Water Birds
    True-life Adventure
  4. 3. The Olympic Elk
    True-life Adventure
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