(1942)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
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 DISNEY'S BAMBI, No. 12." No code number. Copyright 1941, 1942 by Walt Disney Productions. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Terry Meister has a copy which is identical to the indexed one except that it does not have the words "Four Color Comic No. 12" anywhere on the cover. It is not known why the variant was printed or how it was distributed.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bambi / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Characters:
Bambi; Thumper; Flower
Reprints:
Keywords:
chipmunks; deer; quail; rabbits; skunks

Indexer Notes

Al Hubbard may have assisted on art.

[Bambi and Friends] (Table of Contents)

Bambi / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bambi; Faline; Thumper; Flower; Friend Owl
Synopsis:
Illustration of Friend Owl, with head shots of the other characters in each corner.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color.

Bambi (Table of Contents)

Bambi / comic story / 64 pages (report information)

Script:
Felix Salten (original story); Chase Craig (adaptation)
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Ken Hultgren

Genre:
animal; adventure
Characters:
Bambi; Faline; Thumper; Flower; Friend Owl; Great Stag; Ronno
Synopsis:
The adventures of Bambi and his friends as he grows from a new-born fawn into his birthright as Prince of the Forest.

Indexer Notes

Al Hubbard may have assisted on art. Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Based on the 1942 Walt Disney animated feature "Bambi," which was adapted from the 1928 novel "Bambi, A Life in the Woods" by Felix Salten. A sequel appears in Bambi's Children Four Color #30.

[Great Prince of the Forest] (Table of Contents)

Bambi / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Characters:
Bambi
Synopsis:
Outlined against a sunset, the adult Bambi stands on a bluff and surveys his domain.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color.

Thumper (Table of Contents)

Thumper / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Characters:
Thumper
Synopsis:
Thumper is "twitterpated" by a girl rabbit.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bambi
  2. 1. [Bambi and Friends]
    Bambi
  3. 2. Bambi
    Bambi
  4. 3. [Great Prince of the Forest]
    Bambi
  5. 4. Thumper
    Thumper
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