(December 1958)

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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 "Walt Scott's CHRISTMAS STORIES, No. 959." Code number is W.S.C.S. O.S. #959-5812. Copyright 1951, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1958 by NEA Service, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Walt Scott's Christmas Stories / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Scott (painting) (signed)
Inks:
Walt Scott (painting) (signed)
Colors:
Walt Scott (painting) (signed)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
The Little People [Old One; Chub; Jink; Cork]; Broon Bear
Keywords:
brownies; Christmas; Christmas trees; deer; elves; fawns; foxes; little people; mice; muskrats; opossums; pixies; weasels

The Songs of Christmas (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The history of various Christmas carols
Reprints:
  • from The Songs of Christmas (NEA Service, Inc) 1951.12.03-1951.12.22 (partial)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text. Partial reprint of the 1951 NEA daily Christmas newspaper strip.

The Little People's Christmas (Table of Contents)

Walt Scott's Christmas Stories / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Scott
Pencils:
Walt Scott
Inks:
Walt Scott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Walt Scott ?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
The Little People [Old One; Wembly; Weesh; Woosh; Loop; Jink; Chub; Cork]; Tar
Synopsis:
The Little People build toys for Santa. To celebrate the completion of the job, they plan a party for all the forest animals. While going out to spread the word, three of the Little People fall in a hole and have to be rescued.
Reprints:
  • from The Little People's Christmas (NEA Service, Inc.) 1952.12.01-1952.12.24

Indexer Notes

Reprinted from the 1952 NEA Christmas daily newspaper strip. Unknown if the strips have been altered or cut.

The Animals' Christmas (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Scott
Pencils:
Walt Scott
Inks:
Walt Scott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Walt Scott ?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Rupert Raccoon; Freddy Fox; Sniffer Mouse; Wilmot Weasel; Wilma Weasel; Broon Bear
Synopsis:
In the Valley of the Small Ones, the animals were getting ready for Christmas. Young Freddy Fox has just one thing on his list--a pair of ice skates. But cranky old Wilmot Weasel has the only pair of skates in the valley.
Reprints:
  • from The Animals' Christmas (NEA Service, Inc.) 1956.12.03-1956.12.24

Indexer Notes

Reprinted from the 1956 NEA Christmas daily newspaper strip. Unknown if the strips have been altered or cut.

The Little Tree That Talked (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Scott (signed)
Pencils:
Walt Scott (signed)
Inks:
Walt Scott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Walt Scott ?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
The Little People [Old One; Wembly; Weesh; Woosh; Loop; Jink; Chub; Cork]; Spirit of Christmas; Scraggly
Synopsis:
Chub finds a little spruce tree that talks. The tree is a little person who had been turned into a tree by an evil old witch many years ago.
Reprints:
  • from The Little Tree That Talked (NEA Service, Inc.) 1953.11.30-1953.12.24

Indexer Notes

Reprinted from NEA daily Christmas strip for 1953. Unknown if the reprint is complete or has been altered or cut.

Silent Night, Holy Night (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Scott (signed)
Pencils:
Walt Scott (signed)
Inks:
Walt Scott (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Franz Gruber; Fr. Joseph Mohr
Synopsis:
The story behind the writing of the Christmas carol "Silent Night" in 1818.
Reprints:
  • from The Songs of Christmas (NEA Service, Inc) 1951.12.03-1951.12.22 (partial)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; continued on back cover in color. Panels with typeset text. Partial reprint of the 1951 NEA daily Christmas newspaper strip.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Walt Scott's Christmas Stories
  2. 1. The Songs of Christmas
  3. 2. The Little People's Christmas
    Walt Scott's Christmas Stories
  4. 3. The Animals' Christmas
  5. 4. The Little Tree That Talked
  6. 5. Silent Night, Holy Night
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