(August-October 1959)

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 "HIGH ADVENTURE, No. 1001." Code number is High.A. O/S #1001-598. Copyright 1959 by Odyssey Productions, Inc. Second of two High Adventure Four Colors. Based on a series of TV Specials by Lowell Thomas, newsman, adventurer, and explorer.


Africa: Pygmies and hippo hunting! (Table of Contents)

Lowell Thomas High Adventure / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle
Characters:
Lowell Thomas (photo)

The Australian "Never-Never" Land (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Lowell Thomas (photo)
Synopsis:
Brief facts and photos of Australian Aborigines.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Script submitted on March 11, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

Mystery in Australia (Table of Contents)

Lowell Thomas High Adventure / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Lowell Thomas; Harold Bell Lasseter (cameo)
Synopsis:
Lowell Thomas goes to the Australian Outback to solve the mystery of Harold Bell Lasseter, who set off a gold rush in the 1920s, then vanished.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on December 31, 1958. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Mountains of the Moon (Table of Contents)

Lowell Thomas High Adventure / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle
Characters:
Lowell Thomas; Colin Turnbull; Chris Pollet; Paul LeLoup; Eric Von Hippel
Synopsis:
Lowell Thomas explores the region around the Mountains of the Moon in equatorial Africa. He meets four white men: a crocodile hunter, a snake scientist, a big game hunter, and an anthropologist studying pygmies.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Script submitted on January 7, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Mountains of the Moon (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle
Characters:
Lowell Thomas (photo)
Synopsis:
Brief facts and photos of the Mountains of the Moon area of Africa.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script submitted on March 11, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

Australian Aboriginal Weapons (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the Aborigines' boomerang and womera.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Panels with text underneath. Submitted on January 28, 1959, under the title "The Boomerang and the Womera". Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Africa: Pygmies and hippo hunting!
    Lowell Thomas High Adventure
  2. 1. The Australian "Never-Never" Land
  3. 2. Mystery in Australia
    Lowell Thomas High Adventure
  4. 3. The Mountains of the Moon
    Lowell Thomas High Adventure
  5. 4. The Mountains of the Moon
  6. 5. Australian Aboriginal Weapons
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