(September 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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 "COTTON WOODS, No. 837." Code number is C.W.O.S. #837-579. Copyright 1957 by General Features Corporation. Based on the 1955-58 "Cotton Woods" newspaper strip by Ray Gotto.


The Big Game (Table of Contents)

Cotton Woods / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Cotton Woods
Keywords:
football

Batting Tips (Table of Contents)

Cotton Woods / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Cotton Woods
Synopsis:
Cotton Woods demonstrates proper batting techniques.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

World Series Fever (Table of Contents)

Cotton Woods / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Lignante
Inks:
Bill Lignante
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Cotton Woods; Cy; Candy
Synopsis:
After Cotton stars in the first game of the World Series, the opposing team uses rough tactics to injure Cotton and keep him out of action until the final and deciding game of the series.

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Big Game (Table of Contents)

Cotton Woods / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Lignante ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Cotton Woods; Brick Batz
Synopsis:
Cotton moves on to play quarterback for a pro football team, but has trouble with a rookie who's jealous of his success. The rookie is released and is signed by another team. The two teams meet in a game to decide the championship.

Indexer Notes

Letters credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Passing Tips (Table of Contents)

Cotton Woods / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Cotton Woods
Synopsis:
Cotton Woods demonstrates proper techniques for passing the football.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Stealing Bases (Table of Contents)

Cotton Woods / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Cotton Woods
Synopsis:
Cotton demonstrates proper technique for stealing bases in baseball.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See Sequence 6.

Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz (Table of Contents)

Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Four "What's Wrong With This Picture" puzzles about summer safety.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum. Part of a Summer Safety series. This ad replaces Sequence 5 in some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Big Game
    Cotton Woods
  2. 1. Batting Tips
    Cotton Woods
  3. 2. World Series Fever
    Cotton Woods
  4. 3. The Big Game
    Cotton Woods
  5. 4. Passing Tips
    Cotton Woods
  6. 5. Stealing Bases
    Cotton Woods
  7. 6. Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz
    Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum
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