(March 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
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 MOON PILOT, No. 1313." Code number is MOON PILOT O.S. #1313-622. Copyright 1962 by Walt Disney Prductions. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Variant versions exist.


Walt Disney's Moon Pilot (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Capt. Richmond Talbot (photo of Tom Tryon); Charlie (chimpanzee, photo)

Moon Pilot (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Capt. Richmond Talbot (photo of Tom Tryon); Lyrae (photo of Dany Saval); McClosky [Mac] (photo of Edmond O'Brien); Charlie (chimpanzee, photo)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

Walt Disney's Moon Pilot (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Buckner (movie story); Maurice Tombragel (screenplay); ? (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Capt. Richmond Talbot; General Vanneman; Charlie (chimpanzee); Lyrae; Walt Richmond; McClosky [Mac]
Synopsis:
After successfully training the first chimp to orbit the moon, Capt. Richmond Talbot inadvertently is chosen to become the first man to duplicate the feat. While awaiting the flight, Talbot is stalked by a mysterious woman, who may be a spy or something altogether different.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1962 Walt Disney movie "Moon Pilot."

The Explorers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Marco Polo; Christopher Columbus; Richard Byrd
Synopsis:
General overview of different types of explorers.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath.

Moon Lore (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

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

Nationally Famous Prizes for You (Table of Contents)

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for selling greeting cards for Junior Sales Club of America, Springfield, Mass. This sequence replaces Sequence 4 in some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Walt Disney's Moon Pilot
  2. 1. Moon Pilot
  3. 2. Walt Disney's Moon Pilot
  4. 3. The Explorers
  5. 4. Moon Lore
  6. 5. Nationally Famous Prizes for You
    Junior Sales Club of America
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