(January 1962)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-11-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
Editing:
Helen Meyer
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 BABES IN TOYLAND, No. 1282." Code number is BABES IN T. O.S. #1282-621. Copyright 1961 by Walt Disney Productions. Adapted from the 1961 Walt Disney movie "Babes in Toyland." Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Walt Disney's Babes in Toyland (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Tom Piper (photo of Tommy Sands); Mary Contrary (photo of Annette Funicello)

Babes in Toyland (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Tom Piper (photo of Tommy Sands); Mary Contrary (photo of Annette Funicello); Barnaby (photo of Ray Bolger); Gonzorgo (photo of Henry Calvin); Roderigo (photo of Gene Sheldon)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Six photos from the movie with brief typeset text underneath.

Walt Disney's Babes in Toyland (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Ward Kimball; Joe Rinaldi; Lowell S. Hawley (screenplay); Carl Fallberg (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mother Goose; Sylvester (goose); Barnaby; Mary Contrary; Tom Piper; Bo-Peep; Roderigo; Gonzorgo; Little Boy Blue; The Toymaker; Grumio
Synopsis:
In Mother Goose Land, Tom Piper and Mary Contrary wish to wed, but miser Barnaby has Tom kidnapped and Mary's sheep stolen and taken to the Forest of No Return. By doing so he plans to force Mary to marry him. Tom returns and he and Mary go to the Forest of No Return, where they are taken by talking trees to Toyland.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Dialogue is written in rhyme. Adapted from the 1961 Walt Disney movie "Babes in Toyland." The movie is a highly-revised version of the 1903 operetta "Babes in Toyland," composed by Victor Herbert with a libretto by Glen MacDonough.

The Dancing Trees (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Little Bo-Peep (photo of Ann Jillian) (cameo)
Synopsis:
Description of how the tree costumes in the movie were made.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black and white. Text and three production photos.

When Toys Come to Life (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See Sequence 5.

Daisy B-B Gun Gift Ideas! (Table of Contents)

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Daisy B-B Guns. Models No. 1894, 25, 94, and 179 depicted. Daisy Manufacturing Co., Rogers, Ark. This sequence replaces sequence 4 on some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Walt Disney's Babes in Toyland
  2. 1. Babes in Toyland
  3. 2. Walt Disney's Babes in Toyland
  4. 3. The Dancing Trees
  5. 4. When Toys Come to Life
  6. 5. Daisy B-B Gun Gift Ideas!
    Daisy B-B Guns
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